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Nut-free Christmas recipes

20 Recipes

Brilliant alternatives to traditional festive foods.

Yummy chocolate log

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(18 ratings)
A Christmas treat the kids will enjoy helping to make, with an unusual minty filling
40 minutes
Moderately easy

Hot toddy fruitcake

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(35 ratings)
This fabulous Christmas cake can be made and decorated in four very different ways. Just choose your favourite
3 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Sandham family mincemeat

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(31 ratings)
A real treat. Associate food editor, Barney Desmazery, has had this recipe in his family for 100 years
30 minutes
Easy

Polenta & pancetta stuffing

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(2 ratings)
Add this unusual, creamy stuffing to your Christmas banquet this year
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Brussels sprouts with pancetta

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(20 ratings)
Spruce up your sprouts this Christmas - Gordon Ramsay's recipe creates a really rich flavour
10 minutes
Easy

Christmas spiced red cabbage

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(14 ratings)
For maximum Christmas relaxation make this spiced side dish in advance
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Mary Berry's Christmas chutney

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(94 ratings)
A perfect match for cheese and cold meats, and delicious in turkey sandwiches
2 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Gordon's Christmas roast goose

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(17 ratings)
Gordon Ramsay shows you how to cook the chefs’ choice of Christmas main courses – a golden goose. Keep the fat to use through the winter months
4 hours and 5 minutes
For the keen cook

Sparkling vanilla Christmas cookies

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(32 ratings)
Hang these from a Christmas tree or pack them into boxes as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.
22 minutes
Easy

Christmas ham with sticky ginger glaze

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(2 ratings)
Forget the ham kettle or supersized pan - you can cook this luscious sticky ham in the oven, with equally tasty results
5 hours
Moderately easy

Maple & mustard glazed ham

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(60 ratings)
Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast
3 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Pork & ham pie

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(36 ratings)
Gordon's delicious pork pie recipe is perfect for a buffet, picnic or grown-up lunch box
2 hours and 45 minutes
For the keen cook

Creamy parsnip & squash bake

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(43 ratings)
Want to jazz up your traditional Christmas lunch, but still keep Gran happy? This is the one for you
1 hour and 40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Easy cheese & onion slice

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(42 ratings)
This cheesy dish is a great buffet recipe for guests to just help themselves to
1 hour and 15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Caramelised carrots & onions

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(33 ratings)
The perfect caramelised carrots to accompany any roast - try them alongside your Christmas turkey
55 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Roast fillet of beef with mushroom stuffing

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(16 ratings)
Serve up a spectacular centrepiece of roast beef with a rich stuffing, and a clever twist on Yorkshire puddings
1 hour and 30 minutes
For the keen cook

Really simple cranberry sauce

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(30 ratings)
Making your own sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days ahead. Plus, this one uses only three ingredients
15 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Crisp honey mustard parsnips

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(17 ratings)
Dried mustard adds a slight heat to this sweet parsnip vegetarian side dish
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
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