Lemon Basil Cornish Hens with Roasted Vegetables
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Lemon Basil Cornish Hens with Roasted Vegetables

Lemon Basil Cornish Hens with Roasted Vegetables

Serves 4 | Prep/Cook Time: 1 Hr 20 Min
  • Calories 469
  • Protein 31g
  • Sodium 296mg
  • Sat.Fat 4g
Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 469
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 0 %
Saturated Fat 4g 0 %
Cholesterol 113g 0 %
Sodium 296mg 0 %
Total Carbs 49g 0 %
Dietary Fiber 16g 0 %
Sugars g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium %
Iron %
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

4 PERDUE® Fresh Whole Cornish Hen or PERDUE® Grade A 16-18 oz. Cornish Hen
2 Lemons - zest and juice
2 tablespoons dried basil
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 pound new potatoes, halved or quartered if large
1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts in water, drained and halved
1 Preheat oven to 350°F.

TIP: If you PERDUE® Cornish Hens are frozen,  please allow 5 hours per pound for thawing.

2 Zest and juice both lemons. Combine with basil, oil, garlic, salt and pepper to taste.
3 Brush hens with mixture. Toss vegetables with remaining mixture.
4 Place hens and vegetables in roasting pan or casserole dish. Cook for 1 hour or until thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 180°F.
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