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Now you may or may not have noticed that there aren’t many turkey recipes on this blog. I’m just not a fan. I would choose chicken over turkey any day! I enjoy roasting a whole chicken but when I was in Walmart the other day I noticed a handy twin pack of Tyson® All Natural Premium Cornish Hens and knew that they would be perfect for me and my husband.
These Tyson® All Natural Premium Cornish Hens are individually bagged – which really protects them from freezer burn! They are minimally processed with no artificial ingredients, added hormones or steroids. Well that’s a relief! If the weather is mild enough where you live you can crank up the grill and cook them outside – we have cooked a whole chicken that way but these would be even easier! You could even fit them in the slow cooker!! As it was raining on the day I came to cook them and I only have a teeny slow cooker, I decided to roast them. No special prep needed – I just followed the instructions and roasted them in a preheated 350F oven on a rack with some salt and pepper.
While the hens were cooking I made some low carb cranberry sauce. I placed the cranberries in a saucepan and checked for any soft or brown ones – luckily there weren’t any!
I microwaved the green beans according to the pack instructions, and served the Tyson® All Natural Premium Cornish Hens whole with the beans and the cranberry sauce! It was a perfect meal!
Make sure you’ve checked out my 35+ Low Carb Christmas Treats!