Christmas is right around the corner, and now’s the time to plan your festive Christmas dinner.
Whether you are looking for a more traditional meal or are ready to shake things up, this list of amazing Christmas dinner recipes has got you covered. From cherry-glazed ham to a refreshing winter salad, we’ve gathered a home-cooked holiday meal to satisfy every taste bud.
Christmas Roast Duck With Cranberry-Orange Glaze
Website: Burrata & Bubbles
Bring a bit of elegance to the dinner table this Christmas with this roast duck with cranberry-orange glaze. With its perfectly crisp skin and a spiced glaze full of festive flavors, this roast duck is sure to be a new family favorite.
Website: Wow, It’s Veggie?!
This vegan wellington is easy to make, extremely flavorful and a healthier alternative to a traditional wellington. It also makes a stunning Christmas table centerpiece!
Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce
Website: The Forked Spoon
This impressive roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce is melt-in-your-mouth delicious and perfect for Christmas dinner. If you’re looking for a recipe that looks incredibly fancy, tastes like a million bucks, and easy to make, then look no further.
Skillet Sweet Potato Casserole
Website: Homebody Eats
Skillet sweet potato casserole is a decadent holiday side dish made with the warm flavors of browned butter, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. There is a good amount of butter in this recipe, but hey it’s the holidays!
Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork Shoulder)
Website: Sense & Edibility
Pernil is the centerpiece of most Hispanic Caribbean dinner tables on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. It’s packed with garlic and herbs and slow roasted until it develops its trademark crackling.
Creamy Tomato Basil Christmas Soup
Website: Erica’s Recipes
This vegetarian heirloom tomato soup recipe is a Christmas family tradition. Make this creamy slow cooker soup for your Christmas Eve dinner and free up time for your last minute present wrapping.
Cherry-Glazed Christmas Ham
Website: Food Folks and Fun
This Christmas Ham recipe with Cherry Ham Glaze is the perfect main dish for your holiday feast. The tart cherry glaze is slightly spiced and it compliments the roasted ham beautifully.
Orange Salad with Honeyed Hazelnuts
Website: Mae’s Menu
This juicy and crunchy Orange salad with honeyed hazelnuts is the perfect Christmas salad. You will love this salad because it comes together easily, is made with all clean ingredients, and goes with almost any Christmas spread!
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
Pistachio Crusted Salmon with Pomegranate Glaze
Website: Pink Fortitude
If you are looking for something stunning to serve to guests, an alternative Christmas dinner, or participate in the Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes, this salmon recipe is not only gorgeous to serve, but is absolutely delicious and healthy.
Rustic Potato and Brussels Sprouts Au Gratin
Website: Nourish Nutrition
Creamy cheese, tender potatoes, brussels sprouts, and a hearty addition of fresh rosemary makes the creamiest, most fragrant, and surprisingly easiest au gratin. This rustic potato and brussels sprouts au gratin dish is delicious side or main dish for Christmas dinner.
Website: Peace, Love and Low Carb
This Glazed Ham is the perfect blend of sweet and salty, and get this… It’s Keto friendly! The molasses adds a depth of flavor, that pairs well with warming spices, butter, garlic, and Dijon mustard. It makes a great main dish for your Christmas dinner.