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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.

Roast pheasant with ricotta & Parma ham

4.42857

(7 ratings)

For a really special Sunday lunch pheasant is a good choice. The parma ham crisps us beautifully in the oven and gives the pheasant an eye-catching edge
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Easy Christmas turkey

4.5

(2 ratings)

The turkey is cooked high and fast like a chicken, giving it extra crispy skin. It needs longer to rest so the meat can relax and stay succulent
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Chestnut, bacon & parsnip soup

4.5

(8 ratings)

A smooth and creamy winter soup, topped with crispy bacon pieces - serve with crusty bread for a filling and warming lunch
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chestnut & cranberry roll

4.83871

(62 ratings)

Forget fiddly stuffing balls, this clever roll tastes delicious, plus its practical shape makes it ultra-simple to slice
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Panettone pudding

4.66279

(86 ratings)

This is a posh version of bread and butter pudding, rich with cream and vanilla - great for using up any excess Christmas panettone
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Turkey, bacon & chorizo bombe

5

(5 ratings)

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

Seared venison with sprout & apple slaw

5

(2 ratings)

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

Sourdough bread sauce

0

(0 ratings)

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

5

(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

Bacon & pecan stuffing cornbread

0

(0 ratings)

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

Turkey & chestnut gravy

5

(1 rating)

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

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