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Complete Meal: Stuffed Cornish Hens with Apricot Glaze


Meal includes:
Stuffed Cornish Hens with Apricot Glaze
Bread-sausage stuffing
Sweet Potatoes Puree
Elegant garlicky green beans

*3 Cornish hens (1-1/2 lbs each)
*1-tablespoon butter
*1/3 cup apricot preserves
*2/3 cup chopped dried apricots
*1/2 cup chopped dried cherries or raisins
*1/2 cup sherry
*8 ox frozen breakfast sausage links, 8 links
*1 large onion, chopped
*6 slices firm white sandwich bread, cubed, about 5 cups
*2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
*1-1/4 cup dried sage, divided
*3/4 tsp salt, divided
*1/4 tsp pepper, divided
*1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth


1. Preheat over to 425 degrees
2. Combine apricots, cherries and sherry
3. Reserve
4. Cook sausage in skillet according to package directions
5. Remove all but 1 tablespoon of fat from skillet
6. Add onion
7. Cook over medium heat until soften (4 minutes)
8. Chop sausage
9. In bowl combine bread, sausage, onion, parsley, 1 tsp sage, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper
10. Add broth and reserved fruit mixture
11. Toss
12. Fill each hen cavity with stuffing about 1 cup
13. Sprinkle hens with remaining salt, pepper & sage
14. Truss
15. Place hens on rack in roasting pan
16. Roast 20 minutes
17. Brush with butter
18. Reduce oven temperature to 350 digress
19. Roast until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 180 degrees
20. About 1 hour �5 minutes
21. Transfer remaining stuffing to buttered baking dish
22. Bake until browned around edges � 30 minutes
23. Combine preserves with 1-tablespoon water
24. Brush over hens twice during last 15 minutes of cooking time


Cornish hens are an elegant choice for a dinner for two, although you may serve them for a formal family meal. Your youngest children may even like them because cornish hens are just their size! But, if you're on a budget, it's best to save this meal for just the two of you.

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