Published on November 25, 2021 / Last updated on November 24, 2021
All the easy Christmas Dinner Ideas you need to put on a feast! From Prime Rib and Roast Turkey to Honey Baked Hams and all the cheesy pasta bakes. Let’s not forget the sides! Creamy mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, and easy slow cooker options.
Hosting a holiday meal can be a little hectic, and menu planning makes all the difference!
Here I’ve rounded up all the Christmas Dinner recipes that you could ever hope for: main dishes, side dishes, and breads!
It’s easy to plan a great Christmas menu that will leave all your guests yearning for more 😉
Christmas Dinner Ideas
All the easy Christmas Dinner Ideas you need to put on a feast! From Prime Rib and Roast Turkey to Honey Baked Hams and all the cheesy pasta bakes.
This turkey brine is exactly what you need to take your turkey from good (or not so good) to great. It adds tons of moisture and flavor to a turkey and makes it so much easier to knock holiday cooking out of the park.
Who knew an extra 10 minutes of prep could make such a big difference?
If you’ve never had tri tip, you haven’t lived! I will show you how to cook tri tip on the grill or in the oven. It’s SO easy and the flavor is unbeatable! We always had tri tip for Christmas dinner growing up; it’s an impressive holiday meal!
This classic bone-in Prime Rib recipe will show you how to cook a roast to perfection! Tender and juicy prime rib is the ultimate special occasion recipe. A flavorful garlicky crust and the rich au jus sauce takes it over the top!
Individual beef wellington is the epitome of a classic, gourmet dish. Filet mignon steaks are layered in puff pastry with a mushroom chestnut duxelle and a thin layer of paté. The individual beef wellingtons are perfect for a holiday dinner or for a special night in.
Christmas Dinner Mains: Cozy Casseroles
Sometimes you don't feel like doing a big roast dinner with all the sides! Here are some cozy and company-worthy casseroles for the big day.
These Roasted Vegetables are made up of a colorful blend of veggies that are perfectly seasoned with fresh garlic, butter, cracked pepper, and parsley! This 5-minute side dish pairs perfectly with any meal!
This easy recipe for Broccoli Salad keeps for days in the fridge and will quickly become a family favorite. Made from crunchy broccoli florets, this salad is tossed with a sweet and tangy homemade broccoli salad dressing!
Learn how to make sourdough stuffing, a favorite for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This stuffing recipe uses sourdough bread as the base, and then adds some herbs and spices to create a moist and flavorful turkey dinner side dish.
This Hashbrown Casserole is a classic side dish that takes 10 minute to prep! Hashbrown potatoes are baked in a rich and creamy sauce, topped with melty cheddar cheese, and finished off with a buttery, crunchy Corn Flake topping.
Breads and rolls
Because we need something to dunk in all that gravy and sauce! These breads and rolls are the perfect complement to any Christmas dinner -- from turkey and other roasts to casseroles and beyond.
This homemade Garlic Bread is a classic side dish or appetizer that comes together in just 20 minutes! Sliced French bread is slathered with homemade garlic butter, then baked until soft, buttery, and golden-brown.
My name is Ashley Fehr and I love creating easy meals my family loves. I also like to do things my way, which means improvising and breaking the rules when necessary. Here you will find creative twists on old favorites and some of my favorite family recipes, passed down from generations!