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Some Christmas dinner recipes for a festive family meal

Just two weeks to Christmas, and the weather’s already full of holiday cheer. It’s about time you start thinking about the Christmas dinner spread that’ll bring all your loved ones together at one table, enjoying the special day with scrumptious food, lots of chatter, and love.

So, to make the special occasion a little extra special this year, we’ve put together a few must-try Christmas dinner recipes for the holidays.

Garlic mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a staple on every Christmas dinner table. But you know how garlic just elevates the taste of every dish it’s added too? Well, this time, experiment with garlicky mashed potatoes for an extra savory flavor punch. Trust us, there’s nothing more tasty than mashed potatoes with roasted garlic as a side dish.

Want the recipe? Here you go.

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Peppered roast beef

What’s a Christmas dinner without this main dish? Make tender roast beef seasoned generously with pepper for a dependable dish that never disappoints. Full of spices and slathered with creamy horseradish sauce, it’s going to be the star of the table. Check out the recipe here.

Broccoli cauliflower casserole

A little something with veggies for veggie lovers, this tender dish coated with ranch sauce or powder, red chili flakes, and sun-dried tomatoes is everything warm and tasty. It’s something simple to whip up when you’re short on time. Here’s the recipe for you.

Marinated feta

A healthy and light appetizer and side dish, marinated feta is light, zesty, and flavorsome. Rather than spending time crafting the perfect charcuterie board, you can arrange feta on a platter and drizzle a mixture of lightly cooked herbs, lemon, garlic, and chilies on top of it. Plus, it is so simple that anyone can make this no-cook dish!

Pumpkin risotto

Well, it’s still winter, and pumpkins are a must-have. This Christmas, cook a warm pot of pumpkin risotto that combines the goodness of wintery flavors. A wow-worthy dish with bacon, sage leaves, rice, and pumpkin, this creamy and hearty dish will make everyone’s holiday extra special. Here you go with the recipe.

Turkey roulade

And how can we forget Turkey? Rather than roasting it this time, go with a herb-infused turkey roulade that’s easy to make and is brimming with fresh flavors. Plus, you won’t have to worry about carving it! Here’s the recipe for the mouth-watering dish that will take center stage on your dinner table.

Vegetarian lasagna

Make your dinner spread greener this time with a heart load of vegetarian lasagna. Full of red sauce, cheese, basil, spinach, and broccoli, this dish makes for a refreshing change. Whether you go with frozen veggies or fresh ones, you won’t be compromising the flavor of this cross between veggies and pasta.

Onion soup  

Make everything toasty and warm with this slow-cooked onion soup with fresh thyme and tons of cheese. The French onion soup recipe will be bubbling with winter flavors and coziness. Let your loved ones start the Christmas dinner with a bowl of this savory goodness.

Baked brie & puff pastry

For dessert, this baked brie and puff pastry pie is filled with delicious homemade or store-bought raspberry jam. Easy to make and yummy to the last bite, it’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Want to make it sweeter? Drizzle with honey before you serve! Here’s the recipe.

Salted caramel pie

Made with just seven ingredients, this pie is deliciously divine. Filled with sweetened condensed milk, sprinkled with salt, baked till it’s perfectly gooey, and placed on a graham cracker crust to chill, it’s a delight for the tastebuds. Here’s the recipe for you.

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