Boxing Day

Boxing Day recipes

43 Recipes

Use up leftovers or put on a show-stopping spread.

Maple & mustard glazed ham


(65 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast
  • 3 hours and 10 mins
  • More effort

Honeyed carrot salad


(3 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's carrot salad is the perfect accompaniment to your Boxing Day feast.
  • 17 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Iced Christmas-pudding mousse


(2 ratings)

Gary Rhodes' recipe is a great way to use up leftover Christmas pud - whilst adding a special twist
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fragrant mango & apple chutney


(61 ratings)

The perfect gift or an essential Boxing Day condiment. You won't want your turkey leftovers to ever run out while this is in the fridge
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Classic potato salad


(13 ratings)

Team with Christmas leftovers or summer BBQ favourites. Either way, Matt Tebbutt's Classic potato salad is hard resist
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Warm cauliflower salad


(25 ratings)

Cauliflower is often overlooked, but try it roasted in this winter salad for a plateful of crunchy goodness
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Sticky treacle-glazed ham


(9 ratings)

James uses the steam-roast method to cook his Christmas ham, so you don't need an enormous pan to boil it in
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort

Leftover veg & orange cake


(11 ratings)

A novel way to use up root vegetables is to bake up a sweet, moist sponge with citrus flavours
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Pineapple, fig & ginger chutney


(23 ratings)

The pineapple flavour really comes through in this tangy chutney, making it a perfect accompaniment for ham and all your festive cold meats and cheeses
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sticky marmalade ham


(10 ratings)

A Christmas classic from John Torode that will have all your guests wanting more
  • 6 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Christmas slaw


(5 ratings)

A nutty winter salad which is superhealthy, quick to prepare and finished with a light maple syrup dressing
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Gordon's eggs Benedict


(27 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's breakfast classic is the ideal way to begin an indulgent weekend
  • 20 mins
  • A challenge

Lamb with Christmas spices


(11 ratings)

Keep this in the freezer ready for dinner parties and serve it with rice and salad or crunchy potatoes and vegetables
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Ham, cheese & mushroom turnovers


(12 ratings)

A puff pastry turnover is always a good way of using leftovers - adapt the recipe to whatever cheese you've got
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy