Protect the Climate & Save Geese: Recipe Vegetarian Goose – The Roast Goose as a Vegan Christmas Goose

Today I present you my recipe Vegetarian Goose. Vegetarian goose? Vegan goose? That sounds crazy and it is! Last I had discussed cooking and recipes with FB friend Karl. Karl woke me up more or less and inspired me to cook something completely new and crazy.

According to the motto: Star chefs are outraged! And then enraptured! A vegan goose tastes so ingenious.

The vegan goose you cook without side dishes in 35 minutes! Any “quick reader” or mobile phone recipe finder standing in the supermarket can jump directly to the Vegetarian Goose recipe here

Vegetarian goose is at first sight almost as carzy as cooking with sweets. But the survey on Facebook with 88 votes/participants was clear: Which recipe for goose do you want to see in 2018? Goose in a pressure cooker or vegetarian goose?

Which goose recipe do you want to see in 2018 – clear result of a survey on Facebook…

That’s how things take their course… is there mischief coming over me? Numerous friends contact me and are of the opinion that geese do not belong on the pasture but in the pressure cooker. Christoph writes: Thomas … why vegetarian goose?

But the majority, at least over 60%, want to see the vegetarian goose. That’s cooking democracy in action! That’s how you put the GOOSE-WITHOUT-ANIMAL-RECIPE on me. #goose without animal

This is exciting and I have made my head as a hedonistic cook and tried two variants veggi, vegetarian goose roast. In this article I also show how you can prepare vegan sauce without wine.

1. Vegan Roast Goose, how is that supposed to work?

My first culinary experiment starts with tofu and lentils. I prepared a lentil puree, refined it with walnuts and added plenty of aromatic herbs like marjoram and rosemary. I stacked lentil puree and tofu in layers in the form of a chicken breast and then baked them out in the oven.

The preparation of a vegan goose breast with lentil puree and tofu.

The result was not bad, yet little meat feeling, more like a vegetarian meatloaf:

The first attempt of a vegetarian goose: Lentils+Tofu result in a flaky vegan goose breast with a consistency reminiscent of meat loaf. Folded herb strudel leaf as crispy topping…

As a goose bump substitute I experimented with strudel dough, which is crispy but far away from a goose meat experience. The vegan goose needs another idea!

2. Prepare Vegan Goose Step by Step!

After my first vegan goose attempt I came up with a great dish: A long time ago I ate a “beggar duck” with Wini Brugger in the Indochine in Vienna. During this preparation, the duck meat is cut into small strips. So there is no breast and leg on the plate but small cut duck meat. Could this be the solution for my veggi goose? Transferred to my GOOSE-WITHOUT-ANIMAL-PROJECT I try a meat substitute product as a basis and concentrate on the sauce and the side dishes, create a traditional goose environment. Here are my step-by-step photos:

Gluten-free meat substitute from Quorn, I like to use this product because it actually gives a meat button.

Fry vegetarian goose meat in a pan with onions and marjoram.

I’ve already finished the side dishes and the sauce here. The red cabbage – blue cabbage has now got its own big article. Napkin dumplings or potato dumplings go perfectly with the vegan goose. The sauce still remains, please prepare it first so that you can glaze the goose nicely in the pan. Here is the short description:

3. Prepare Vegan Gravy

Important: A good sauce is created by roasting aromas. Cut the vegetables into small pieces so that they have plenty of space, then roast them vigorously.

Roast small cut root vegetables in a pot, then add tomato paste and roast dark. The dark roast aromas on the bottom of the pot are intended to give the sauce colour and flavour. Next, deglaze using red wine or blueberry juice and organic vegetable broth.

After about 15 minutes cooking time you can bind the sauce. Stir some starch into cold water. Bring the sauce to the boil and slowly add the starch water. Bring to the boil again to bind the sauce.

Please season the sauce for the goose strongly with marjoram, this creates the optimal goose environment with red cabbage and dumplings.

Vegetarian roast goose, my contribution to #GooseWithoutAnimal. I was convinced by the taste of this variation. Further variants will follow…

4. Recipe Vegetarian Christmas Goose

So this is the Beggar Goose for Christmas, I’m looking forward to your comments and your feedback. Please try it out quickly… 🙂

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5 from 20 votes
5 from 20 votes
Vegetarian goose - Roast Goose as a Vegan Christmas Goose
Vegetarian goose preparation, step by step guide for a vegan goose with many tips to cook yourself! #Goose without animal by professional chef Thomas Sixt.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Courses
Cuisine: German Recipes
Keyword: Gluten Free Recipes
Servings: 2 Portions
Calories: 366kcal
Author: Thomas Sixt
Vegan Gravy
  • 1 bunch soup vegetables
  • 1 pc clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 1-2 tsp Tomatenmark
  • 150 ml vegetable broth
  • 150 ml dry red wine or blueberry mother juice
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp majoram
Vegan Goose - Vegetarian Roast Goose
  • 1 packet meat substitute I like to use Quorn, gluten-free!
  • 1 pc red onion cut into strips
Supplements to Veggi Goose
  • 2 poritons red cabbage see the recipe for red cabbage
  • 4 pc dumplings see recipes dumplings linked in article
  • pinch salt
  • some pepper
  • Cut the soup vegetables consisting of carrot, celery, parsley root and onion into small pieces and fry them vigorously in a pot with the rapeseed oil. Add the halved clove of garlic a little later to form the flavour.
  • Add the tomato paste to the sauce and roast vigorously. Scrape off the roasted ingredients from the bottom of the pot with a turner.
  • Deglaze the sauce with red wine (or mother juice), add vegetable stock and simmer. After 10-15 minutes, thicken the sauce with cornflour mixed in cold water. Flavour the sauce with marjoram. Another tip at the end of the recipe!
  • Prepare the side dishes, see recipe red cabbage and dumplings, linked in the article.
  • Roast the meat substitute with the onion strips in the pan, season with salt, pepper and marjoram, then deglaze with the sauce and lightly glaze the so-called beggar goose.
  • Arrange red cabbage and dumplings, add glazed goose with sauce and serve quickly.
Sauce Tip: You can add a little dark chocolate and a pinch of cinnamon to the sauce, it's perfect for Christmas!
My goose roast recipe with 9 videos shows the preparation of a real goose from animal!

5. Nutritional Values and Calories Vegan Goose

Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian goose - Roast Goose as a Vegan Christmas Goose
Amount Per Serving
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 1903mg83%
Potassium 994mg28%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 11g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Thomas Sixt

Hi, I am a German Chef, Cookbook Author and Food Photographer. The imparting of cooking knowledge is my great passion. Everyone can cook for himself and with this website I would like to contribute to its success. Let yourself be inspired and enjoy good food. If you have any cooking questions, please use the comment function at the end of each article and recipe. I wish Thomas Sixt Good Luck!