Roast Goose With Apple Stuffing (Gansabraten Mit Apfelfullung)

"A traditional Christmas dish in Northern Europe. In Germany it is often paired with red cabbage, applesauce, or sauerkraut. I don't remember where I got this recipe. Probably from my German grandmother!"
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Ready In:
1hr 50mins




  • Trim the fat off the goose. Rub cavity with 1 teaspoons salt . Cook the giblets with the onion, simmer the giblets until done, with water to cover, approximately 1 hour. Strain the broth, chop giblets finely, add broth to the stuffing ingredients.
  • Stuff the goose lightly, tuck the wings underneath, and put tin foil over the stuffing cavity, tie the drumsticks together. Prick the skin all over with a fork. Bake at 350 for 3-4 hours,, until the internal temperature is 175-180. Remove the goose, let rest for 15-20 minutes while you make the gravy.
  • Strain the fat keep 1/4 cup. Mix with the remaining salt and flour, use the roasting pan (you don't want to miss all the tasty tidbits on the pan!)stirring and cook for 1 minute. Add 2 cups water or broth, stirring constantly, until thickened. Scoop the stuffing out of the goose, put the gravy in a gravy boat,.
  • Plate the goose. . It is quite a showpiece so I don't carve until everyone has oo'd and ahhd!

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