Sunday, October 21, 2012
Roasted Cornish Hens with Vegetables
Makes 6 servings
6 medium potatoes , quartered
6 medium carrots , cut in lengthwise and cut into chuncks
1 large sweet onion , cut into wedges
1/2 cup butter , melted
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons dried rosemary , crushed
1-1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
6 cornish game hens (20 to 24 ounces each0
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 bacon strips
1) In a large bowl , combine the first 7 ingredients . Transfer to a shallow aroasting pan .
2) Brush hens with oil ; sprinkle with salt and pepper .Wrap a bacon strip around each hen ; secure with a wooden toothpick . Tie the legs together . Place breast side up over vegetables .
3) Bake , uncoverd at 350* for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a thermometer reads 180* and vegetables are tender . Remove hens to a serving platter ; serve with vegetables .
These roasted Cornish game hens served with root vegetables to make a warm comfort-filled meal .