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Christmas dinner recipes

114 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.

Easy Christmas pudding


(20 ratings)

A classic light, spiced Christmas pudding - so simple you don't even need any kitchen scales...
  • 3 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Smoked salmon soufflés


(35 ratings)

These non-scary, freezer-friendly soufflés can be baked ahead, then reheated in the oven before serving
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Golden roast potatoes


(25 ratings)

Don't spend Christmas morning peeling potatoes, make our freeze ahead roasties
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gravy for the Christmas turkey


(5 ratings)

This simple recipe uses white wine for a pale, light gravy, but it can also be made with red wine or Port for a richer flavour
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Gordon's Christmas roast goose


(26 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay shows you how to cook the chefs’ choice of Christmas main courses – a golden goose. Keep the fat to use through the winter months...
  • 4 hours and 5 mins
  • A challenge

Cranberry sauce


(14 ratings)

If you're planning a turkey centrepiece, you'll want to learn how to make perfect cranberry sauce - here's how...
  • 22 mins
  • Easy

Date & red wine sauce


(22 ratings)

This red wine sauce from Gordon Ramsay makes the perfect accompaniment to a Christmas goose
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Individual Christmas pies


(17 ratings)

This recipe for a stunning vegetarian Christmas alternative, can easily be reduced or increased to make as many as you need
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Creamy baked onions


(13 ratings)

Creamy onions that are perfect accompanying a roast dinner whether meat or veggie
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Festive gammon


(10 ratings)

A traditional ham recipe that's perfect for any celebration, especially at Christmas. The gammon needs brining overnight, but the results are well worth it...
  • 4 hours and 30 mins
  • A challenge

Cider roast turkey


(9 ratings)

Succulent, cider-roasted turkey, with tender glazed apples and pear makes the ultimate centrepiece for your Christmas table
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Bread sauce


(31 ratings)

Our traditional bread sauce recipe is the perfect creamy accompaniment to your roast dinner. This easy bread sauce is sure to be a Christmas favourite
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Chestnut, spinach & blue cheese en croûte


(45 ratings)

This vegetarian main course is packed with festive flavours and wrapped in flaky butter pastry - a real Christmas treat
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sausage nut stuffing cake


(15 ratings)

This basic stuffing recipe is really versatile, you can shape into small balls and cook around the bird or make one fabulous looking cake
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy


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