Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Secondo: second course


  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Quarter hens, season with salt and pepper and place skin side up on baking sheets (set aside).
  3. In a blender or mortar, combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, oil, and pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Blend until smooth, stir in cheese.
  5. Rub hens with pesto and roast covered for 35-45 minutes or until it reaches 180°F.