[ad] Cornish Hens with Sausage Stuffing - A Holiday dinner meal plan #LoveThisHolidayTwist
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Holiday
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Serves: 4 to 8 servings
Cornish hens draped in succulent bacon. Served with traditional cornbread & sausage dressing. What could be better?
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound Jimmy Dean® Roll Sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 bag cornbread stuffing mix
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • Tyson® All Natural Premium Cornish Hens - 1 per person
  • Wright® Brand Bacon Hickory Smoked - 1 slice per Cornish hen
  • Salt, for seasoning
  1. Heat oven to 350-degrees F.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sausage, onion and celery. Cook until sausage is no longer pink and vegetables are translucent.
  3. Add stuffing mix and stir to combine.
  4. Transfer to a 9 by 13-inch cake pan or casserole dish. Pour chicken stock evenly over the top of the mixture.
  5. Season Cornish hens with salt. Arrange hens on top of dressing. Cut bacon slices in half and drape over breasts.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F until internal temperature reaches 160-degrees F. (About 45 minutes.)
  7. Remove from heat and let rest , covered loosely, for 5 minutes.
  8. Serve Cornish hens with dressing.
Recipe by Uncle Jerry's Kitchen at https://www.unclejerryskitchen.com/recipes/ad-cornish-hens-sausage-stuffing/