Bake an elegant main dish of Sausage-Stuffed Cornish Game Hens. Our recipe for Cornish game hens features apple jelly glaze and sausage stuffing.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 2 servings
1/4 lb. pork sausage
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1 cup STOVE TOP Everyday Stuffing Mix for Chicken
2 Tbsp. shredded carrots
1/2 cup hot water
2 Cornish game hens (1 lb. each)
1 Tbsp. oil
2 Tbsp. apple jelly
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Let's Make It
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).
For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Dressing.
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.
Prepare as directed, using STOVE TOP Cornbread Stuffing Mix in the Canister.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45g
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 2 servings.
* 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.