Christmas dinner recipes

    Browse our Christmas dinner recipes for the perfect Christmas centrepiece. We've deliciously succulent roast turkey, glazed gammon, goose, duck, beef, salmon, vegetarian nut roasts and more.

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    1390 reviews

    When preparing such a special cut, you needn't fuss with too many spices or ingredients. This is a foolproof method for roasting rib of beef which will yield succulent results time and time again.

    Recipe by: SALSIEPIE

    1 review

    This honey and clove infused ham is a must-have at our Christmas table and complements Christmas dinner perfectly. We fry leftover slices and serve with poached eggs for a tasty Boxing Day breakfast.

    Recipe by: madakege

    34 reviews

    This dish is simple, elegant and very tasty. It's a great way of getting omega-3 fatty acids into your diet. Roasted salmon is topped with caramelised leeks and carrots. Serve for dinner with rice, potatoes or pasta.

    Recipe by: SHERSHON

    227 reviews

    This is a simple roast duck recipe that's easy for anyone to make. It results in a flavourful, perfectly moist roast duck. Wonderful for special occasions.

    Recipe by: Rhonda Brock

    2 reviews

    This is a relatively simple starter recipe that can be made the day before, so is great for Christmas or a dinner party. Serves four but can easily be adapted to serve more or less.

    Recipe by: KarenKennedy

    2 reviews

    This whole baked salmon with a dill and watercress mousse is perfect for a large exquisite banquet. Perfect for special occasions like Christmas, this dish breaks away from the traditional somewhat, yet celebrates itself in total glamorous style.

    Recipe by: geneviever

    3 reviews

    A vegetarian alternative. Goat's cheese and vegetables are wrapped in a puff pastry case and baked until golden. All the filling ingredients have approximate weights as your own personal taste really does make a difference. This is a great recipe to experiment with though.

    Recipe by: Emma J

    189 reviews

    A rib of beef roasted the easy way. The next time you fancy a traditional Sunday lunch - make this your centrepiece, surrounded by all the usual trimmings of roasties, veg, Yorkshire pudding and gravy.

    Recipe by: Dale

    1 review

    The perfect higher welfare gammon recipe. Published as part of the RSPCA’s Think Pig Christmas Recipes. The RSPCA are are encouraging everyone to ‘Think Pig’ by buying higher welfare pork. Serve the gammon hot with red cabbage and roast potatoes or cold with a selection of cheese and pickles.

    Recipe by: RSPCA

    1534 reviews

    You can't beat the simple flavour of garlic, thyme and salt and pepper on a good quality rib of beef. The juices make a fantastic gravy.

    Recipe by: Chef Mike

    4 / 24

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