It's no secret that many of us spend all year dreaming about what we're going to eat at our Christmas dinner. Whether you're that one who's preparing the entire feast for your family or friends, or simply need to bring a dish or two to dinner, our easy and delicious Christmas meal ideas will help you serve up the best Christmas dinner menu ever!
1. Dry-Brined Lemon-Rosemary Roasted Turkey
Turkey is a great alternative to the traditional Christmas ham. This dry-brined turkey is packed with flavor and will get you that satisfyingly crispy skin.
2. Sweet Potato Orange Cups
Serve this refreshingly sweet side dish to your guests in separate cups you craft…from oranges! All you have to do is cut oranges in half, scoop out the fruit and fill the peel with the sweet potato mixture. It's a hit among our family and friends.
3. Pomegranate-Hazelnut Roasted Brussel Sprouts
This recipe will definitely convert many people to Brussels sprouts fans and will become your most requested dish! The richness of the hazelnuts and the sweetness of pomegranate and orange elevate the sprouts to a new level.
4. Feta and Spinach Tartlets
These savory tartlets are inspired by flavors of the Mediterranean. Reminiscent of Greek spanakopita, they combine spinach, feta cheese, and fresh dill in a crunchy phyllo dough shell.
5. Pork Loin With Cherry-Orange Compote
If you're looking to save some time on cooking this holiday, part of this recipe can be done 2 days ahead. Cut and wrap onion for the compote and prepare orange sections up to 2 days ahead. Refrigerate completely covered!
6. Chicken and Ham Stuffed Shells
Paired with a creamy bechamel sauce, these stuffed shells are sure to make their way into your regular dinner rotation, but you should definitely add them to your holiday spread this year.
7. Vegetable Lasagna
Opting out of meat this year? This hearty lasagna is meat-free and packed with veggies. Substitutions like spinach and broccoli florets cut calories without compromising taste.
8. Bacon and Broccoli Salad
This family-friendly broccoli salad with bacon will become your favorite meal year-round. The broccoli gets a big-time flavor boost from bacon, toasted pecans, dried berries, and a mayo dressing.
9. Mini Cheesecakes with Sugared Pecans
These marvelous mini cheesecakes, made with a sweet pecan topping and buttery shortbread crust, are the perfect treats to serve at a holiday dinner party or to give as a holiday gift.
10. Peppermint-Chocolate Layer Cake
Chocolate and peppermint is a classic holiday combination, and when paired together in this rich cake, they make a delectably festive dessert.
Don't forget that all ingredients to prepare these amazing Christmas meals can be found on our website! Go and check our wide range of trusted grocery retailers now, and make your best ever Christmas celebration!