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Christmas side dish recipes

100 Recipes

A selection of sides and sauces to accompany your festive feast. Our tasty trimmings include roast potatoes, sprouts, stuffing, pigs in blankets and cabbage.

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  • Brown butter carrots & sprout petals in a bowl

    Brown butter carrots & sprout petals

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Turn even the most hardened sprout haters with these sprout 'petals' served with brown butter carrots. It's a great side for the Christmas dinner table

  • Roast potatoes scattered with salt in a baking tin

    Ultimate roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.289 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

  • Cheesy sprout gratin served in a baking dish

    Cheesy sprout gratin

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Wondering how to make winning sprouts for your Christmas menu? Try our cheesy sprout gratin and you'll convert anyone who previously snubbed this festive veg

  • Sage & onion Yorkshire puddings served in a dish

    Sage & onion Yorkshire puddings

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Add sage and onion to Yorkshire pudding batter for a delicious side dish to go with a Sunday roast or your Christmas dinner

  • A dish serving charred Brussels sprouts with Marmite butter

    Charred Brussels sprouts with Marmite butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Yeast extract and sprouts may sound like a nightmare combination, but trust us: it works. Try this recipe for your next Christmas feast or serve on the side of a grilled piece of salmon for a year-round keto-friendly dinner.

  • Roasted new potatoes with lemon & herbs in a bowl

    Roasted new potatoes with lemon & herbs

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Try this no-fuss side as an alternative to traditional roasties. They don’t require much effort – simply pan-fry, shaking a few times, then roast

  • Creamy cauli, brioche & bay bake in a baking dish

    Creamy cauli, brioche & bay bake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Create this creamy cauliflower cheese bake with added chunks of brioche for a comforting Christmas or Sunday roast side

  • Herb-buttered baby carrots served in a dish

    Herb-buttered baby carrots

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make the herby mustard butter a few days ahead, then microwave your carrots on the day for a speedy vegetarian side. It's the perfect dish for Christmas dinner or a Sunday roast

  • Crunchy parsnips served in a roasting dish

    Crunchy parsnips

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 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

  • Bread sauce in pot with spoon

    Bread sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.45 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

  • Creamy parsnip & squash bake

    Creamy parsnip & squash bake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.50 ratings

    Want to jazz up your traditional Christmas lunch, but still keep Gran happy? This is the one for you

  • Apricot & pistachio stuffing in a roasting dish

    Apricot & pistachio stuffing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Save time on Christmas Day and make this apricot and pistachio stuffing on Christmas Eve. It makes an excellent accompaniment to festive turkey

  • Cider-braised cabbage wedges served in a casserole dish

    Cider-braised cabbage wedges

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make these cider-braised cabbage wedges up to three days ahead for a stress-free Christmas dinner. The dish makes an ideal accompaniment to festive turkey

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

    All-the-trimmings traybake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.15 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

  • Scalloped potatoes in a baking dish

    Scalloped potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Impress guests with these deliciously creamy scalloped potatoes flavoured with garlic and parmesan. They're a great side dish for many dinners

  • Four Yorkshire puddings in a baking tin

    Best Yorkshire puddings

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.975 ratings

    The secret to getting gloriously puffed-up Yorkshire puddings is to have the fat sizzling hot and don't open the oven door!

  • 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

  • Crushed roots with walnut & mace butter served in a large bowl

    Crushed roots with walnut & mace butter

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve an extra-special side dish at Christmas made with root veg, walnuts and festive spice. In an added bonus, it's healthy too

  • Cheesy celeriac, leek & rosemary gratin in a dish

    Cheesy celeriac, leek & rosemary gratin

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.31 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

  • Sticky Port gravy

    Sticky Port gravy

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 ratings

    This full-flavoured, festive gravy can be made in advance - our secret ingredients of soy sauce and dried mushrooms add a deep hit of 'umami', or savouriness, to complement a roast

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