Rock Cornish Game Hens with Garlic Basil Bruschetta

Rock Cornish Game Hens with Garlic Basil Bruschetta

Ready in 1 hour

Bruschetta goes well with this meal.

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2 Cornish Hens; washed and patted dry
1 medium Tomato; seeded and diced
1/2 cup Fresh basil leaves
4 cloves Garlic; smashed
2 tablespoons Herbes De Provence; dried
2 tablespoons Thyme; dried
Kosher Salt; to taste
Black Pepper; freshly ground
1 Lemon; freshly squeezed
4 slices French bread; grilled and sliced
1/8 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Original recipe makes 2



Preheat oven to 375 fegrees F. Wash and pat dry the Hens.

Salt and pepper each bird, add Herbes De Provence and Thyme. Add a little water to roasting pan to eliminate smoke from drippings as the Hens are cooked, Place birds on a rack over a roasting pan and bake for approximately 1 hour. Squeeze lemon juice over each hen as they cook. Place under the broiler for a few minutes to brown as desired. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes while making the Bruschetta.

Using a food processor or blender, process the fresh basil leaves and garlic drizzling olive oil to make a pesto. Brush the bread slices with olive oil then grill them. Add the diced tomatoes and pesto mixture to each slice of bread. Drizzle additional olive oil, if desired.


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