Slow Cooker Cornish Hens

Slow Cooker Cornish Hens

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"This is my fiance's favorite slow cooker meal of mine. I usually serve it with the veggies over wild rice. You can turn this recipe for 2 into 4 by splitting the hens lengthwise after cooking."


4 h 20 m servings 851 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 851 kcal
  • 43%
  • Fat:
  • 57.6 g
  • 89%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.5g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 59.5 g
  • 119%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 308 mg
  • 103%
  • Sodium:
  • 4201 mg
  • 168%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Coat the hens with about 1/4 of the mushroom soup.
  2. Mix the remaining mushroom soup with mushrooms, olives, zucchini, and garlic salt in a bowl. Stuff the mixture inside the hens. Arrange hens, breast sides up, in the slow cooker. Spoon any remaining soup mixture over the hens.
  3. Cook the hens in the slow cooker on High for 4 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 24 Ratings


I gave it a shot and I loved it!! Pouring the sauce along with the mushrooms,Olives and cucumbers was awesome, i didnt make enough rice but this meal vanished very fast!!The Olives gave it a gre...

My fiance and I really enjoyed this recipe. Used garlic rather than garlic salt. The olives, zucchini, and mushrooms worked great together. We'll definitely make this one again.

I didn't have garlic salt in hand, so I just put in garlic powder... I didn't really expect this dish to turn out that great from how it looked from the prep time, honestly. However, the Cornis...

As a "newbie" cook, this recipe tasted amazing and was so easy to make (I added peas and used minced garlic)! When it was cooked, I made a simple chicken bouillion roux from using the sauce fro...

I was very skeptical at first due to the green olive, but everything blended together so perfectly it was great. The meat was practically falling off of the bone! The only thing I did differentl...

Great Recipe! I make it all the time, my family loves it!The only thing I change is I use a chicken instead of the cornish hens. I put it on low for 8 hours in the slow cooker but follow the sa...

Only change was using garlic cloves and sea salt instead of garlic salt. Cooked for 4 hours on high and I found the white meat of the cornish hens to be on the dry side. The mushrooms, zucchin...

Doubled the recipe as I always do!!! I am not a fan of green olives but my husband and children are, so needless to say I was a bit hesitant to try this recipe. It didn't look appetizing nor d...

I made this today and it was a hit with my family. I wasn't sure about the olives and pimentos at first, with their salt content, but it balanced out nicely after cooking.