Roasted Hens with Sweet Carrots Recipe serves: 4
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes

Roasted Hens with Sweet Carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 Cornish hens (1 to 1-1/2 lbs. ea.), halved
  • 1 bag (16 oz.) baby carrots
  • 3 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Bertolli┬« Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425┬░. In broiler pan, without rack, arrange hens. Add carrots around hens; set aside. In small bowl, blend remaining ingredients; brush and pour over hens and carrots. Roast 20 minutes. Stir carrots and baste hens. Roast an additional 10 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of the thigh reaches 180┬░. Remove hens and, if needed, cover carrots with aluminum foil and continue roasting until carrots are tender.

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