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Christmas dinner recipes

85 Recipes

Feed a crowd with our Christmas dinner recipes. We’ve got everything for a festive feast, from turkey or nut roast and all the trimmings to dazzling desserts.

Roast turkey with lemon & garlic

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Love crispy skin on roast turkey at Christmas? You'll be fan of this recipe which uses storecupboard ingredients to make a festive favourite even more special...
  • 3 hours and 55 mins
  • Easy

Moroccan spiced pie

4.892405

(79 ratings)

The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Beef Wellington

4.75

(148 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish - a show-stopping centrepiece on a special occasion...
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge

Nut roast

4.573865

(44 ratings)

This satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese, complements all the classic roast dinner trimmings
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze

4.80319

(47 ratings)

Cook a juicy gammon joint in a cinnamon-spiced stock, then add a sticky syrup and clove sauce and serve in thick slices
  • 3 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Christmas pie

4.777475

(91 ratings)

Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Next-level dauphinoise potatoes

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Try these deliciously creamy dauphinoise potatoes, which make an excellent side dish with your Christmas or a roast dinner. We've added a few extras for added oomph...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Turkey & chestnut gravy

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Make this rich turkey and chestnut gravy to accompany your Christmas dinner. If you use goose fat or butter, it can be made ahead, chilled and frozen
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Easy turkey crown

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Serve a traditional roast turkey for Christmas without the fuss. Use the sticky glaze you'd get on a ham to add flavour and golden colour to a turkey crown...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Sloe gin cranberry sauce

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No festive meal is complete without cranberry sauce. Try this version, which includes sloe gin for a modern twist on the classic Christmas relish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ultimate roast potatoes

4.83894

(104 ratings)

This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Sourdough bread sauce

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Try a sourdough twist on classic bread sauce. Serve with your Sunday roast or to impress friends and family at Christmas. Can be made up to two days ahead
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sherried sprout & Savoy gratin

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(1 rating)

Take Brussels sprouts and cabbage to a new level with this festive gratin containing cream, cheese and a slug of sherry. Ideal for Christmas or Boxing Day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Smoky sweet root vegetables

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Cook these root vegetables for a special roast dinner. A sweet butter glaze contrasts beautifully with a subtle charred flavour – perfect for Christmas Day...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black pepper hasselback potatoes

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Prep these roast potatoes in the morning, then put them in the oven an hour before serving. They make a traditional Sunday roast a bit more special
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Christmas pudding ice cream

4.6875

(16 ratings)

Impress your guests with this showstopping Christmas dessert, which can be made up to one month ahead
  • 12 hours
  • More effort

Turkey, bacon & chorizo bombe

5

(1 rating)

Inspired by the internet sensation that is the bacon bombe, we've devised a Christmas cracker of a roast turkey with a stuffing of bacon and chorizo...
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Bacon & pecan stuffing cornbread

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Try our festive take on American cornbread, with bacon, pecans, apricots and cranberries to pack in the flavour. A great Christmas side dish
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Hazelnut & mustard carrots

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Spruce up your carrots for the Christmas dinner table with a mustard and sherry dressing for extra flavour. Scatter over toasted hazelnuts to serve
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Juniper & apple red cabbage

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Try this twist on braised cabbage for Christmas Day, with juniper berries, orange zest, red onion and red apple for festive colour and flavour
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Seared venison with sprout & apple slaw

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(1 rating)

Christmas is the perfect excuse to cook venison. Serve with sprout and apple slaw as a dinner party starter or festive light lunch to treat your guests
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

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