Roasted Game Hens with Tarragon-Cheese Stuffing

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Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

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The stuffing keeps the hens moist while infusing them with an extra flavor. Bake beets or russet potatoes alongside the little birds so that all of your dinner cooks at once.


  • 2 game hens, about pounds each
  • ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese, dry goat cheese, or


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. With heavy kitchen shears cut each bird open along one side of the backbone. Cut away as much fat as possible, then rinse and pat dry. Insert your fingers under the skin covering the breast and loosen as much of the skin as y