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Aunt Melissa's Cornish Hens with Sausage and Wild Rice Stuffing

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Serves 6-8 | Prep Time | Cook Time 1 hour

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe was given to me by my boyfriend's Aunt. It makes a beautiful presentation when you use cornish hens or if you use one large oven stuffer.

Ingredients You'll Need

Melissa's Cornish Hens with Sausage and Wild Rice Stuffing


6-8 Cornish Hens
1 lb Italian sausage (removed from casing)
1 large shallot chopped
4 or 5 cloves garlic chopped
¼ c white wine
½ lb sliced mushrooms
1 pkg Uncle Ben’s wild rice
lemon juice


Saute the sausage, shallots, and garlic in olive oil.

When cooked, turn up heat and add ¼ cup white wine and ½ lb sliced mushrooms. Cook all together and put aside.

Cook Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice (1 pkg) as directed. Add to stuffing and stuff hens.

Rub Hen’s with paprika and lemon juice.

Heat oven to 350 degrees and cover Hens with foil. After 1/2 hour remove foil.

Cook Hen’s for 1 hour.

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