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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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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

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(2 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

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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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