Curried fishcake bites with vegetables on a tray

Christmas buffet recipes

64 Recipes

Dig-in dishes that make short work of feeding a crowd.

Curried fishcake bites

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Forget calorie-laden party nibbles, these curried fishcake bites are a healthy, low-fat, low-calorie yet flavourful snack to serve at a celebration
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Caramelised mushroom tartlets

5

(1 rating)

Try these super-clever caramelised mushroom tartlets on those occasions when you're entertaining and need an exciting canapé, but could do without the faff...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cucumber & blue cheese canapés

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Top pieces of cucumber and blue cheese with grapes and pomegranates for these party nibbles and you'll have two takes on a healthy, low-calorie snack...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken & basil meatballs

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Serve these Thai chicken chicory bites and roasted pepper skewers when you're next entertaining. Both make great low-calorie, healthy dinner party canapés...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Beetroot & rye tartines

3.75

(1 rating)

If you're keen to rustle up lighter party nibbles for a celebration, these low-calorie beetroot tartines with pastrami or mackerel are ideal...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Raclette

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Raclette is the ultimate cheesy sharing platter and an après-ski tradition. Try it for an informal party served with potatoes, cured meats and crusty baguette
  • Easy

Cheese & onion rolls

4.5

(5 ratings)

Try this take on the classic sausage roll for veggies. Making your own flaky pastry is well worth the extra few minutes, and is surprisingly easy
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Orange & spice wings

5

(1 rating)

Give chicken wings an extra burst of Christmassy flavour with our festive spice mix. They're ideal buffet food for when you're entertaining over the holidays...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Luxury hummus

4.375

(2 ratings)

Use good-quality giant chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips make perfect, easy party food to serve with crudités and warm pittas
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced apple cheesecake

2.5

(4 ratings)

Entertaining and need a dessert you can make ahead? Try this stunning spiced apple cheesecake. Full of winter fruits and spices, it's also great at Christmas...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Aubergine & chickpea bites

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Combine chickpeas and aubergine with garlic and cumin for these tasty, healthy vegan canapés. Everyone will love them served with our harissa yogurt
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut, sage & hazelnut quiche

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Hosting a veggie dinner party? Try our autumnal quiche with butternut squash, plus sage and hazelnut for a festive flavour – ideal for a meat-free Christmas...
  • 2 hours and 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Carrot & caraway crackers

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(1 rating)

If you're catering for vegans at a party, make these easy carrot canapés that everyone will love. Top with a sprig of dill and a vegetable crisp to impress...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Oysters with apple & horseradish dressing

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Drizzle apple and horseradish dressing over oysters for a sophisticated seafood starter to share. Serve on a bed of ice or rock salt with sprigs of dill
  • 5 mins
  • More effort

Penang prawn & pineapple curry

5

(4 ratings)

Rustle up this fragrant one-pot Malaysian curry with prawns and pineapple as a centrepiece for an informal dinner with friends. Serve with rice
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Beetroot & blackberry cured salmon

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Curing your own salmon is well worth it for taste and wow-factor. Serve this beetroot and berries version as a starter or on crackers as a canapé
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Smoked cheese in blankets

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(1 rating)

Jazz up your Christmas buffet table with these smoky cheese bites, wrapped in pancetta with sprigs of rosemary. Serve golden, crispy and piping hot
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Puff pastry mince pies

5

(3 ratings)

Bake easy mince pies using ready-made puff pastry and a jar of mincemeat. You can perk up a shop-bought filling, too, with orange zest and a splash of brandy
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas ceviche with guacamole

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The sweetness of smoked salmon gives ceviche a new, festive spin. Scoop into both dips together, getting some of the creamy guac and spicy piquant ceviche
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Baked Camembert dough ball platter

5

(1 rating)

The ultimate easy-going food for a crowd: a tear-and-share dough ball platter, served with rosemary-spiked gooey cheese, ready for some serious dipping
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

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