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Roasted Goose with Prune and Apple Stuffing

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Roasted Goose with Prune and Apple Stuffing

  • Non Veg
  • 4 hrs
  • Serves 8
  • Medium



When it comes to poultry based dishes, there is nothing better than a classic Roasted Goose with Prune and Apple Stuffing.

It’s fancy, juicy and a combination of ingredients that takes your taste buds to a whole new level.

You don’t have to limit yourself to Christmas dinners or parties to make this delightful meal. All you need is some close family and friends who appreciate fine dining and French cuisine and you are all set to be the talk of the dinner for your exemplary culinary skills.

Health benefits

This is one o the healthiest dishes you can have especially at Christmas parties when cakes and pastries are a common affair. It is a filling and protein packed meal. You don’t even have to worry about the calories as it is fully roasted with minimal oil content. The goose is roasted in its own fat and all you have to watch out for is the amount of potatoes you take.

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How to Make Roasted Goose with Prune and Apple Stuffing

  1. In a medium sized bowl, add the prunes and apples.
  2. Season them with salt and pepper to taste along with the nutmeg. Mix them well and stuff them in the goose.
  3. Add lemon slices in different parts of the stuffing.
  4. Cover the goose with a foil and place in a baking dish.
  5. Roast the goose at 325 F in the oven for 2-3 hours.
  6. Remove the foil and baste with the drippings.
  7. Continue roasting for a few more minutes until it is golden brown and very tender.
  8. Add the potatoes to the bottom of the baking dish 1 hour after the goose has been kept in the oven.
  9. Lightly season the potatoes with salt and pepper once the baking dish is removed.
  10. Serve and enjoy with French bread.


  • Before turkeys became the official Christmas poultry meat, geese were commonly eaten. This is because turkeys were not farmed back in the 17th-18th
  • A group of geese is called a skein.
  • Geese live up to 25 years.
  • Geese are usually found in very high-end and fancy restaurants so you won’t be seeing them much in a regular bistro or café.
  • Geese can migrate up to 4000 miles in a given season.
  • Geese have less meat and more bone than a regular chicken which is why they are not that popular in common restaurants. Allow at least 1.5 lbs per person when buying a goose.
  • Father Goose was a movie starring Cary Grant that won him an Oscar for his portrayal of a war veteran.

Geese eggs are used for making handicraft material.

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