Roasted Cornish Game Hens with Pesto & Goat Cheese

Roasted Cornish Game Hens with Pesto & Goat Cheese
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-½ Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh goat cheese (about 2-½ oz.), at room temperature
  • 3 large Cornish game hens (1-½ to 2 lb. each), giblets removed
  • 6 Tbs. homemade or prepared basil pesto

Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 425°F. Arrange a large wire rack over a large rimmed baking sheet or shallow roasting pan. In a small bowl, combine the pesto and goat cheese, mashing it with a fork until evenly mixed.

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