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Sausage-Stuffed Cornish Hens

4.4
(37) 30 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
35
min.
Servings

2 servings

Stuffing mix flavored with pork sausage and mushrooms is baked inside Cornish hens roasted with an apple-jelly glaze for an easy, elegant main dish.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Brown sausage with mushrooms in large skillet; drain. Return to skillet. Add stuffing mix, carrots and hot water; stir just until moistened. Set aside.
  • Spoon stuffing mixture evenly into hen cavities; close openings with skewers. Place hens, breast sides up, in shallow roasting pan. Brush with oil.
  • Bake 1 hour; spoon jelly over hens. Bake an additional 10 min. or until hens are cooked through (180°F).

Serving Suggestion

For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Dressing.

Variation

If serving a crowd, use 1 lb. pork sausage, 2-1/2 cups sliced mushrooms, 5 cups stuffing mix, 2/3 cup shredded carrots, 2-1/2 cups hot water and 1 roasting chicken (5 lb.). Prepare stuffing mixture as directed; use to stuff chicken. Place chicken on rack in roasting pan. Brush with 1/3 cup oil. Bake at 350°F for 1-1/2 hours before topping with 2/3 cup jelly. Continue baking 10 min. or until chicken is cooked through (180°F). Makes 10 servings.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using STOVE TOP Cornbread Stuffing Mix in the Canister.

Servings

  • 2 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 720
% Daily Value
Total fat 45g
Saturated fat 12g
Cholesterol 220mg
Sodium 780mg
Carbohydrate 32g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 15g
Protein 43g
   
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • kristinea23 |

    was a winner in our house!

  • Mz2Cute |

    OM-Gosh!!!! This was very simple to make, I made it last night for my New Years dinner desert today and it was a big hit I already was asked to make again for next Friday's church meeting! THIS IS A CROWD PLEASER! I too used heavy duty non-stick foil & it works like a charm... Happy New Year

  • twilson14314 |

    I made this recipe awhile back for my mother and I and she loved it. It was very delicious. I will be making it again.

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