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    Roast duck with cherries is a delicious and elegant dinner dish courtesy of Vitaly Paley and can be found in "The Paley's Place Cookbook."

    Ingredients

    • Pinch of ground cloves
    • 6 star anise, ground, plus 2 whole
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 large Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces
    • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
    • 1 large onion, quartered
    • 1 large turnip, peeled and quartered
    • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into large pieces
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 (4-to-5-pound) whole Muscovy duck
    • Duck neck and organs (not the liver), optional
    • 6 sprigs thyme
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 3 sticks cinnamon
    • 3 cups Bing cherries, stemmed and pitted, or 2 1/2 cups dried sour cherries
    • 3 cups red wine
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 2 heads garlic, separated into cloves

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1140 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 55 g 84.26%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 80.54%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 437 mg 145.52%
    • Sodium: 427 mg 17.79%
    • Calcium: 98 mg 9.85%
    • Potassium: 1787 mg 51.07%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 15 mg 83.78%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.4%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 104 g
    • Alcohol: 19 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 12.49%
    • Vitamin C 64.65%
    • Vitamin D 4.25%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat15
    • Exchange - Alcohol1
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total15 oz-eq