Roast Goose with Fruit Stuffing and Red Cabbage

Roast Goose with Fruit Stuffing and Red Cabbage

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Roast Goose with Fruit Stuffing and Red Cabbage is a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors. This recipe includes instructions for making this dish with or without the stuffing.
Servings: 12
Calories: 1822


  • 1 goose with giblets
  • 12 oz prunes
  • 2 1/2 pint water
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 lb cooking tart apples
  • 1 tbsp redcurrant jelly
  • for the red cabbage

for the red cabbage

  • 2 oz butter
  • 1 1/2 floz Demerara raw sugar
  • 2 1/2 floz water
  • 2 1/2 floz malt or cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper


  • Soak the prunes overnight.
  • Remove the giblets from the goose and simmer them in 1.5 litres water until the liquid is reduced by half.
  • Weigh the goose and calculate the cooking time at 20 minutes for every 500 g.
  • Remove the excess fat usually found around the vent.
  • Rinse the inside of the bird, then rub the skin with lemon. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove the stones from the prunes and chop the flesh.
  • Peel and core the apples and chop them roughly.
  • Mix with the prunes and season to taste.
  • Stuff into the body of the bird.
  • Place in a very hot oven, 230°C, Gas 8, reduce the temperature immediately to moderate, 180°C, Gas 4, and cook for the calculated time.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the red cabbage, shred finely.
  • Melt the butter in a large flameproof casserole.
  • Add the sugar and cabbage and stir well.
  • Add the water, vinegar, and seasoning, cover and cook in the bottom of the oven for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • When the goose is cooked, drain off the excess fat, retaining the juices in the pan.
  • Add the redcurrant jelly and stir until it melts.
  • Serve the gravy and red cabbage separately.
Calories: 1822 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Protein: 61 g
Fat: 169g
Saturated Fat: 42 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 312 mg
Sodium: 689 mg
Potassium: 1412 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 15 g
Vitamin A: 718 IU
Vitamin C: 19 mg
Calcium: 64 mg
Iron: 10 mg
Ingredients Goose
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