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Christmas trimmings recipes

63 Recipes

Essential sides for Christmas dinner.

Lemon, garlic & bay roast potatoes

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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
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

All-the-trimmings traybake

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(9 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
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Next level Dauphinoise potatoes

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(4 ratings)

Try these deliciously creamy Dauphinoise potatoes, which make an excellent side dish for a roast dinner. We've added a few extras for added oomph...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Sage & onion Yorkshire puddings

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(1 rating)

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

Pickled red cabbage with walnuts & apple

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(1 rating)

Serve this festive pickled red cabbage with cold cuts and sausage rolls on Boxing Day and beyond. It also makes a fantastic side dish for Christmas Day
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Herb-buttered baby carrots

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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...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheesy sprout gratin

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(1 rating)

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...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Crunchy parsnips

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(1 rating)

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...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cider-braised cabbage wedges

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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
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Bacon & pecan stuffing cornbread

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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

Apricot & pistachio stuffing

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Save time on Christmas Day and make this apricot and pistachio stuffing on Christmas Eve. It makes an excellent accompaniment to festive turkey
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Hazelnut & mustard carrots

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Spruce up your carrots for the Christmas dinner table with a mustard and sherry dressing for extra flavour. Scatter over toasted hazelnuts to serve
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Smoky sweet root vegetables

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Cook these root vegetables for a special roast dinner. A sweet butter glaze contrasts beautifully with a subtle charred flavour – perfect for Christmas Day...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sloe gin cranberry sauce

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(2 ratings)

No festive meal is complete without cranberry sauce. Try this version, which includes sloe gin for a modern twist on the classic Christmas relish
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black pepper hasselback potatoes

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(9 ratings)

Prep these roast potatoes in the morning, then put them in the oven an hour before serving. They make a traditional Sunday roast a bit more special
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Roasted winter vegetables with smoked mayo

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Roast winter vegetables and serve them with a wonderful smoky mayonnaise for a tasty side dish. It's also hearty enough to work as a main...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Parmesan roasties

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(1 rating)

Coat your roast potatoes with polenta for extra crunch and parmesan for seasoning. A great side dish for a special Sunday roast or Christmas lunch
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Juniper & apple red cabbage

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Try this twist on braised cabbage for Christmas Day, with juniper berries, orange zest, red onion and red apple for festive colour and flavour
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Stir-fried festive cabbage

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(2 ratings)

Try this festive red cabbage with cranberry sauce, red wine and orange as a side dish for Christmas dinner. The flavours are as vivid as the colours
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Harissa & marmalade roasted roots

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(3 ratings)

These sticky, caramelised root veggies have a dollop of marmalade to bring a sweet fruity element and delicate rose harissa for a little heat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Braised red cabbage

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(6 ratings)

This low-fat Christmas side dish is the perfect sweet-savoury combination. Or try one of our simple twists using preserved lemon, ginger wine and bacon
  • 2 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Stuffing sprouts

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(2 ratings)

Stuffing meets sprouts in a meaty mash-up that will win over the anti-sprouts contingent! Feel free to adjust the ingredients with your favourite stuffing recipe
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Smashed roasties

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(6 ratings)

Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love!
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Buttered baby carrots

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(1 rating)

There's nothing better than soft, buttery carrots to go along with your favourite roast. You can keep this side simple or tweak it with our delicious twists...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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