Jingle bell, Jingle bell; it is the sound of Christmas in the air. Christmas is a time for good food and family, so we’ve put together some of our favorite Christmas Dinner recipes to help make your holiday extra special!
Christmas Dinner Recipes
Don’t think too far; here are simple recipes you can put together, whether hosting family and friends or bringing a dish to share. They are easy to make, comforting, flavourful, and super tasty. These Christmas dinner recipes will not disappoint!
From turkey to ham, lamb, and chicken, there’s something for everyone on this list. And if you’re not into the main course, we’ve got some side dishes and desserts that will make an appearance at your table as well.
Homemade mashed potatoes are truly magical when you bite them for the first time. It is an easy and rich potato recipe packed with roasted garlic flavor. Try it this Christmas and enjoy the rich, creamy, and flavourful recipe.
Mashed sweet potatoes
If you don’t like regular mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes are also excellent options. This recipe brings a smooth, sweet, savory taste that is always a hit on the table during festive seasons. Serve it with roast chicken, cilantro lime chicken, grilled fish, roast turkey, and so on.
Sausage bread rolls
This version of bread rolls features light and soft bread stuffed with sausage meat. These special sausage bread rolls are a great option if you want crowd-pleasing bread rolls for Christmas. Elegant roll, simple to make, kid-friendly, and delicious.
Pan-seared lamb chops
Try these Pan-seared lamb chops if you want something elegant on your Christmas dinner table. Pan-searing locks in flavourful juices in the lamb chops. It comes out tender and succulent with a crispy crust. You need very few ingredients to make this fancy food in under 30 minutes.
How about smothered chicken served with gravy? Yummy! Make this part of your Christmas menu and enjoy the tender, juicy chicken covered in creamy gravy. Specifically, it features a southern flare flavor, making it an amazing comfort food.
If you want simple bread rolls for Christmas dinner, you will enjoy the sweet and buttery feel of these soft and fluffy bread rolls. They are delicious and can be addictive. No complication; you only need to make them in simple steps, and they are ready!
This gravy is made from roasted turkey drippings: silky in texture, rich in flavor, and enhanced with herbs, including parsley, thyme, and bay leaf. Your turkey isn’t complete without gravy; it cooks up into an easy crowd-pleaser.
Make a statement on your table this Christmas with this homemade cranberry sauce. It’s so easy to make homemade cranberry sauce and tastes much better than the canned version. The hint of orange zest will liven up your taste buds. Match the sauce with turkey and enjoy.
If you want a rice recipe different from the usual, you will enjoy this chicken and rice soup. This version comes with vegetables, spices, and herbs simmered together in broth for pure comfort. It is a balance bowl of protein, carbohydrates, and vegetables. Enjoy the nutrient-dense, delicious, and comforting one-pot meal this Christmas.
Enhance your Christmas dinner menu with garlicky, freshly seasoned potatoes that are roasted and infused with rosemary and thyme. Whether you are making it for family or having friends around this Christmas, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser. It is Classic, simple, and delicious!
Jollof is a star dish on any Christmas dinner table. It is made from scratch with rice, tomatoes, tomato paste, scotch bonnet, onions, salt, and other warm spices. Jollof rice is such a versatile one-pot dish with incredible taste. Sever it with fried chicken, turkey, or beef.
Nigerian fried rice
There is nothing more delicious than Nigerian Fried Rice. It is made with tons of fresh vegetables, Beef Liver, and a little oil to crisp it up. The added beef liver gives the fried Rice a rich and exotic taste. It is a simple yet fantastic addition to Christmas.
Roasted sweet potatoes
For Christmas, sweet potatoes are versatile sides. More so, roasting them brings out a good depth of flavor. They are simple to roast and come out super tasty. It will complement just any meal this Christmas.
For those who enjoy highly seasoned chicken, this easy dry rub roast chicken will thrill your taste buds. A whole chicken is used in this dish, along with different seasonings. As a result, you will have a juicy, flavourful, and tasty Chicken that everyone will enjoy at the Christmas dinner table.
Oven baked salmon
This oven-baked salmon is a perfect fish recipe for Christmas. It is a quick, healthy, and nutritious option for adults and children. With minimal ingredients, prep, and a short cooking time, you can make a finger-licking salmon for everyone this Christmas dinner.
There are a lot of flavors packed into this delicious salmon salad. For this Christmas, get your pan-seared salmon layered with a fresh, crunchy salad surrounded by a rich, spicy, and flavourful sauce. There is no better way to get someone excited about salmon than with this recipe!
Looking for a bread recipe for Christmas dinner? These dinner rolls are a perfect option. It requires no kneading to make this quintessential home bread. These rolls are super soft and simple to make without any fancy ingredients. Enjoy!
Sauteed green beans
Try these sauteed green beans with bacon if you want something green with little protein. It is tasty, budget-friendly, easy to make, flavourful, and a colorful addition to your Christmas dinner table.
This version of collard green is an excellent green vegetable side that you can pair with many main courses. This southern-style green is cooked with broth, onions, garlic, and smoked turkey legs. Making collard green is perfect for adding green to your Christmas dinner plate.
Stewed beef potatoes
With small chunks of beef that are nicely seasoned with salt, black pepper, and paprika, this Stewed Beef Potato is a delicious and hearty comfort food. There are no complaints about the flavor or consistency of this stew, and it stays just as good the next day as well.
Moist Carrot cake
This carrot cake is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy, with a moist and tender crumb. Made with fresh carrots and a hint of cinnamon, it’s a truly delightful treat that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Topped with a creamy cheese frosting, it’s the ultimate indulgence for any dessert lover this Christmas.
Air fryer Lamb Chops
Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion like Christmas or treat yourself to something delicious, you’ll love these juicy and succulent lamb chops. Using minimal oil, the air fryer gives these lamb chops a crispy, golden-brown exterior that locks in all the meat’s natural flavors. So why wait? Try these air fryer lamb chops and discover a new world of flavor!
Lemon yogurt Cake
Our creamy, tangy lemon yogurt cake is the perfect way to start your Christmas day right. Made with only the freshest ingredients and bursting with citrusy flavor, it’s a refreshing, satisfying, and nourishing treat.
The classic, timeless flavor of vanilla cake is a perfect example of moist and fluffy, with a rich, buttery taste and a delicate crumb. It’s a true crowd-pleaser that will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. And with a generous layer of creamy frosting, it’s a decadent dessert that’s hard to resist.
There’s nothing quite like a perfectly roasted turkey to bring friends and family together for a special occasion. This roasted turkey is a true masterpiece, with a golden brown, crispy skin and a moist, juicy interior bursting with flavor. Whether you’re serving it for Thanksgiving or just looking for a delicious and impressive main course, our roasted turkey is sure to be a hit.
Over 25 Delicious Christmas Dinner Recipes
- Mashed potatoes
- Mashed sweet potatoes
- Sausage bread rolls
- Pan-seared lamb chops
- Smothered chicken
- Bread rolls
- Cranberry sauce
- Rice soup
- Roasted potatoes
- Jollof rice
- Nigerian fried rice
- Roasted sweet potatoes
- Roast Chicken
- Oven baked salmon
- Salmon salad
- Dinner rolls
- Sauteed green beans
- Collard greens
- Stewed beef potatoes
- Moist Carrot cake
- Air fryer Lamb Chops
- Lemon yogurt Cake
- Vanilla cake
- Roasted Turkey
- Choose your favorite Christmas recipe
- Get the required ingredients
- Prepare your meal and enjoy!
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