7 Christmas Dinner Recipe Ideas
Set your seasonal table with an amazing main dish and a selection of savoury side dishes. We’ve rounded up seven great ideas (including a traditional turkey, a lighter salmon option, and even an island-inspired beef tenderloin) that will make your dinner a feast to remember for years to come.
Easy Turkey Recipe with Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce
This 17-pound turkey can be cooked in under 2 hours thanks to the clever cooking method. Serve it with this equally easy moist bread stuffing.
This beef tenderloin dish is marinated in a spicy jerk sauce giving it a Caribbean twist for the holidays!
Herb-Crusted Beef Tenderloin
This horseradish-crusted tenderloin with herb gremolata is the butteriest cut of beef, coated in a spicy crust and served with a zesty Gremolata.
Marmalade Glazed Ham
Glazed hams make delicious centrepieces for a holiday table and the leftovers can be used in many different meals for quick weeknight dinners.
Spice-Rubbed Turkey with Garlic-Pear Puree
This turkey is extra flavourful thanks to the spice rub, and the pear puree is a nice unexpected change-up from traditional mashed potatoes.
Herb Roasted Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction
An alternative to the traditional turkey, these lamb chops get a sweet drizzle of reduced balsamic vinegar cooked with chicken broth and shallots.
Salmon and Asparagus en Croute with Saffron Yogurt Sauce
Fish makes for a lighter main dish, but this one takes on traditional French technique by being paired with asparagus and wrapped in puff pastry.