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Christmas dinner recipes

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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.

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  • Italian-style turkey crown with roast garlic & pancetta & lemon ciabatta stuffing

    Turkey crown with roast garlic & pancetta

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.26 ratings

    With no bones to contend with, a turkey crown is so much easier to carve than a whole bird and the pancetta slices keep the roasted meat succulent

  • Sliced nut roast with a jug of tomato sauce

    Nut roast

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.250 ratings

    Bake a satisfying vegetarian loaf with lentils, chestnut mushrooms and cheese to go with all the classic roast dinner trimmings.

  • Moroccan spiced pie

    Moroccan spiced pie

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.109 ratings

    The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies

  • Root vegetable tatin cut into slices

    Root vegetable tatin with candied nuts & blue cheese

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make this vegetable tatin with nuts and cheese as a Christmas showstopper. Perfect for a veggie family, it also makes a great Boxing Day buffet centrepiece

  • Sliced beef wellington on a wooden board

    Beef wellington

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.237 ratings

    Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish – a showstopping centrepiece on a special occasion

  • Sizzled sprouts with pistachios & pomegranate served in a dish

    Sizzled sprouts with pistachios & pomegranate

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Add a deliciously different side dish to your Christmas spread with these pan-fried sprouts and juicy pomegranate seeds, drizzled with pomegranate molasses

  • Christmas dinner wellington cut into slices and served on a wooden board with a jug of gravy

    Christmas dinner wellington

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Mix up your festive main with this fabulous Christmas dinner wellington. A make-ahead meal in one, it incorporates stuffing and cranberry sauce, so all you need to think about on the big day is the veg and gravy

  • A roasted stuffed cauliflower on a plate

    Roasted stuffed cauliflower

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling cauliflower roast stuffed with kale and chestnuts

  • Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze on a plate

    Cola ham with maple & mustard glaze

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.119 ratings

    Cook a juicy gammon joint in a cinnamon-spiced stock, then add a sticky syrup and clove sauce and serve in thick slices.

  • Christmas pudding with citrus & spice

    Christmas pudding with citrus & spice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.47 ratings

    A fruity pud, served with orange custard cream, makes the perfect end to the traditional Christmas meal

  • A jug of gravy being poured over a plate of roast turkey and all the trimmings

    Easy gravy

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Take the stress out of roast dinner prep with our easy five-ingredient gravy. Prep it on the day or make ahead and keep in the freezer until needed

  • A plate serving easy turkey crown

    Easy turkey crown

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Triple pigs in blankets presented in a baking dish

    Triple pigs in blankets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Pack in three times the flavour with these triple pigs in blankets. You can prepare them a day or two in advance and keep on a baking tray in the fridge

  • Roast potatoes scattered with salt in a baking tin

    Ultimate roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.262 ratings

    This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your roast potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner

  • Yule chocolate log

    Yule chocolate log

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.45 ratings

    Mary Cadogan’s festive chocolate log will go down a treat with everyone – it's a lighter recipe than most

  • Roasted veg and pigs-in-blankets in a traybake

    All-the-trimmings traybake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

    Enjoy the best of Christmas in a traybake. A perfect Boxing Day feast for using up leftovers like potatoes, parsnips, carrots, sprouts and pigs-in-blankets

  • Salmon en croûte cut into slices

    Next level salmon en croûte

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.31 ratings

    Take salmon en croûte to chef standard. Succulent salmon, cream cheese and dill are encased in crisp puff pastry with a pickled cucumber side

  • Cheesy celeriac, leek & rosemary gratin in a dish

    Cheesy celeriac, leek & rosemary gratin

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.29 ratings

    Combine celeriac and leek with mature cheddar for an indulgent Christmas side dish. A spoonful of mustard or horseradish stirred through the cream wouldn’t go amiss

  • Really simple cranberry sauce

    Really simple cranberry sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.55 ratings

    Making your own cranberry sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days in advance. Plus, this one calls for only three ingredients

  • A serving dish with crispy-skinned roast turkey with lemon & garlic

    Roast turkey with lemon & garlic

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Christmas pudding ice cream

    Christmas pudding ice cream

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    Impress your guests with this showstopping Christmas dessert, which can be made up to one month ahead

  • Crunchy parsnips served in a roasting dish

    Crunchy parsnips

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Forget soggy parsnips: roast them with our polenta and paprika coating and you'll be rewarded with golden, crunchy veg. It makes a lovely Christmas side dish

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