Roast Goose with Potato Stuffing
- 10 to 12 pound goose
- Potato stuffing (see recipe below)
- Applesauce (see recipe below)
- 6 cups boiled potatoes, peeled and diced
- 3/4 cup butter
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
- 2 teasponns salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup chopped parsley
Pass the potatoes through a ricer or food mill, then place them in a large bowl. Melt the butter in a frying pan and pour over the potatoes (leave a little butter in the pan for the onions). Blend well. With the butter that is left in the frying pan sauté the onions over low heat until they are translucent. When done add the onions to the potato mixture. Add the sage, salt pepper and parsley. Blend well.
Makes enough for a 10 to 12 pound goose.
This stuffing would work very well with turkey also.
This is an excellent side dish to serve with the above IrishChristmas recipes.Ingredients
- 2 pounds cooking apples
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 cup raisins
Wash, core and peel the apples. Cut into quarters. Put apples in a large sauce pan add the water. Bring to a boil then immediately turn down to simmer. Simmer until the apples are soft. Add the sugar, lemon juice and raisins. Season with nutmeg and cinnamon to taste. Cook for another 5 minutes, then remove from heat. Let stand 30 minutes.
Reheat and serve warm with the above goose recipe.
Makes about 2 cups of applesauce.