Roast Goose with Caramelized Apples

Recipe by Mirj2338
READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Position rack in bottom third of oven and preheat to 350°F.
  • Rinse goose inside and out; pat dry with paper towels.
  • Sprinkle inside and out with salt and pepper.
  • Using knife, cut small slits all over goose; place garlic slices into slits.
  • Place goose on rack, breast side down, in large roasting pan.
  • Roast goose 2 hours 45 minutes, basting occasionally with drippings and removing excess fat; reserve 6 tablespoons fat.
  • Turn goose over.
  • Roast until brown and thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 175°F, basting occasionally with drippings, about 45 minutes longer.
  • Meanwhile, toss apples and lemon juice in large bowl.
  • Pour 6 tablespoons goose fat into 15 x 10 x 2-inch glass baking dish.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer apples to baking dish; toss apples in goose fat.
  • Add sugar, Calvados and cinnamon to apples; toss.
  • Bake apples alongside goose until very tender and golden, about 1 hour.
  • Serve goose with caramelized apples.
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