When it comes to the holidays, a delicious family dinner is usually at the top of everyone’s list. But what are some tasty christmas dinner accompaniments to make your meal even more special?
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While the main course is often a traditional roast or bird, it’s the side dishes that really add flavour and texture to the meal. Here are 5 ideas for delicious sides that will bring your Christmas dinner together perfectly!
Mashed potatoes are always a great addition to any holiday meal. They’re creamy, comforting, and easy to make in large batches. For an extra-flavorful mashed potato dish, try adding garlic or roasted red peppers for an unexpected twist on this classic favourite.
If you want to lighten up your mashed potatoes without sacrificing flavour, try using half regular potatoes and half cauliflower instead of all potatoes—it’s a great way to get more vegetables on the table!
Green Bean Casserole
This classic dish is filled with green beans, mushrooms, and a creamy sauce. It’s an easy way to get some veggies on the table while also adding something special to your Christmas dinner menu.
To make your casserole even more delicious, try adding slivered almonds or crispy fried onions as a topping before baking!
Stuffing is another popular side dish at Christmas dinner. It pairs well with almost any main course and can be customised with different herbs and spices for added flavour. Whether you use breadcrumbs or bread cubes for your stuffing base, it’s sure be a hit at your holiday gathering!
Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Nothing goes better with a holiday meal than some flavourful potatoes. And this garlic roasted potato recipe is sure to be a hit with everyone in your family.
Start by preheating your oven to 200 degrees C. Then, take 2 pounds of red potatoes (cut into cubes) and toss them in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add 1 tablespoon of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of salt, and ½ teaspoon of black pepper before tossing everything together until it’s well mixed.
Spread the mixture out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown. Serve warm for an amazing side dish!
Creamy Spinach Dip
This yummy dip is super easy to make and it's sure to be a hit with everyone at the table!
Start by combining 1 cup mayonnaise, ½ cup sour cream, ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, 2 tablespoons minced onion, 1 clove of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, and ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper in a medium bowl.
Mix until everything is combined then fold in one 10 ounce pack of thawed frozen spinach (drained and squeezed dry). Place the dip in an oven-safe dish then bake at 190 degrees C for 15 minutes or until bubbly around the edges. Enjoy with crackers or chips!
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Whether you're hosting Christmas dinner or bringing something along as a guest these easy accompaniments are sure to be big hits with your family and friends!
From creamy spinach dip to garlic roasted potatoes there's something here that everyone will love. So don't wait - get cooking today so you can enjoy these tasty dishes this holiday season! Happy Cooking!