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Christmas side dish recipes

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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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  • A serving bowl of veggie forcemeat balls

    Veggie ‘forcemeat’ balls

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a veggie version of forcemeat balls using vegetarian suet and breadcrumbs, similar to stuffing balls. They make a perfect festive side dish or party snack

  • Extra creamy bread sauce served in a pan

    Extra creamy bread sauce

    A star rating of 2.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Go for a stale baguette or sourdough over a sliced white loaf to make this creamy bread sauce. It makes an ideal accompaniment at Christmas or a Sunday lunch

  • A plate with six jumbo pigs in blankets

    Jumbo pigs in blankets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make super-sized pigs in blankets for an extra-special Christmas side dish. Brush with maple syrup at the end of cooking for even more indulgence

  • Tuscan sausage, kale & ciabatta stuffing served in a roasting dish

    Tuscan sausage, kale & ciabatta stuffing

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Prep this sausage, kale and bread stuffing up to two days in advance, then bake on the day. If your favourite part of stuffing is the crispy bits, you’ll love this recipe

  • Herb-infused roast potatoes in a dish

    Herb-infused roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Throw some herbs in with your roast potatoes for an added burst of flavour. These roasties make a great festive side dish or accompaniment for a Sunday roast

  • Horseradish yorkshires piled on a blue plate

    Horseradish yorkshires

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    Flavour Yorkshire puddings with fresh horseradish for an extra-special side dish. They're perfect for Christmas dinner or to accompany a Sunday roast

  • Crispy Christmas kale served in a large bowl

    Crispy Christmas kale

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Add crispy kale to your Christmas dinner for a simple side dish that's full of festive flavours. It's made with cinnamon, cloves, star anise and an orange dressing

  • 3-in-1 brown-buttered winter vegetables served on a square plate

    3-in-1 brown-buttered winter vegetables

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Save yourself time and washing-up on Christmas Day by cooking carrots, leeks and Brussels sprouts together along with butter and sage for a perfect side dish

  • Lemon, garlic & bay roast potatoes served on a decorative plate

    Lemon, garlic & bay roast potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Take your roast potatoes to new levels of deliciousness with lemon, garlic and bay. They make the perfect side dish to a Sunday roast or Christmas dinner

  • Winter cabbage and fennel slaw with pomegranate in a serving dish

    Winter cabbage & fennel slaw with pomegranate

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Get your Christmas sides sorted with this festive slaw, with winter cabbage, fennel, carrots, walnuts and pomegranate. It's perfect for a Boxing Day buffet

  • Caramelised carrots & onions

    Caramelised carrots & onions

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.41 ratings

    The perfect caramelised carrots to accompany any roast - try them alongside your Christmas turkey

  • 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

  • Zesty and crunchy sprout slaw in a bowl

    Zesty & crunchy sprout slaw

    A star rating of 1 out of 5.1 rating

    Have this sprout slaw up your sleeve for the festive period. Serve with ham or leftover meat in a sandwich, or simply in a big bowl topped with nuts or feta

  • Microwaved squash colcannon served in a bowl

    Microwaved squash colcannon

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Pop this super-easy butternut squash colcannon in the microwave for a colourful festive side dish that saves on saucepans. Serve mashed with kale

  • Parmesan-roasted potatoes

    Parmesan-roasted potatoes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.53 ratings

    These are a great addition to Christmas dinner, and perfect for Boxing Day bubble and squeak... if you have any left over

  • Best ever roast potatoes in a roasting tin

    Herby roast potatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Cook these best ever roast potatoes on a baking tray with low sides to get golden, crisp results. Serve with your favourite roast

  • A collection of stuffing balls

    Healthy stuffing balls

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Looking for a veggie stuffing to serve with a special roast dinner? Made with dried apricots and nuts, this healthy option is low-fat yet full of flavour

  • Glazed sprouts with caramelised red onions

    Glazed sprouts with caramelised red onions

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Fry red onions in butter until golden and fragrant, then cover with a sweet and tangy sherry vinegar dressing for a delicious Christmas side

  • Golden goose fat potatoes & parsnips on a serving platter with baked lemons and a jug of gravy

    Golden goose fat potatoes & parsnips

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Roast your potatoes and parsnips in goose fat this Christmas for the ultimate side dish that everyone will love. Serve with our no-stress gravy

  • A collection of wild mushroom Yorkshire puddings

    Wild mushroom Yorkshire puddings

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Add an extra oomph to your Yorkshire puddings by flavouring the milk with wild mushrooms. These can be made ahead of time and kept in the freezer

  • Spiced ginger beer slow cooker cabbage served in a bowl

    Spiced ginger beer slow cooker cabbage

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy this spiced ginger beer slow cooker cabbage at Christmastime. With sweetness and spice, it makes an ideal accompaniment to a roasted ham

  • Cranberry & sweet chilli jam served in a jar

    Cranberry & sweet chilli jam

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Add some spice to your Christmas dinner with this cross between a chutney, chilli jam and cranberry sauce. The amount of chilli you use will determine how hot the jam is

  • Sprouts with crispy prosciutto

    Sprouts with crispy prosciutto

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Dress simply steamed or boiled Brussels sprouts with butter, lemon and crispy prosciutto for a gluten-free side dish for a festive dinner

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