5 Christmas roast goose recipes that will make you forget all about turkey

When someone says Christmas, you think turkey – right? What if you were to throw caution to the wind and serve up a roast goose as an alternative Christmas main this year?

If you’re still in need of convincing, scroll through our decadent roast goose recipes and we guarantee, you’ll be making the switch from turkey to goose in no-time.

5 Christmas roast goose recipes that will make you forget all about turkey

1.Roast goose stuffed with apples and prunes

Roast stuffed goose

This goose recipe goes especially well with spiced red cabbage and hasselback potatoes for the ultimate crowd-pleasing festive centrepiece.

2. Maple-glazed roast goose

Maple-roasted goose

Debbie Major’s maple-glazed roast goose recipe is served with a chestnut stuffing and sticky apples and pears, which add a lovely sweetness to this rich bird.

3. Roast goose served with roasted apples and an onion and potato stuffing

Roast goose with apples and stuffing

Stuffed with a herby potato stuffing and served on a bed of sweet, caramelised apples and onions, this festive main is truly outstanding – especially with our incredible gravy!

4. Festive roast goose with panettone stuffing

Goose with panettone

This festive centrepiece has a wonderfully rich flavour and the panettone stuffing to go alongside it is a cracker.

5. Roast goose with black pudding, apple and sage

Gill Meller's roast goose

For something extra decadent, try River Cottage chef Gill Meller’s recipe for roast goose, which makes a great alternative centrepiece for Christmas Day and tastes great with the of black pudding!

Click here for all of our alternative Christmas mains recipes.

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