Okay we did a pretty extensive Christmas dinner menu yesterday – but my DM’s on instagram are flooded with requests for Christmas side dishes so we’re rounding them ALL up in one place for easy access. Look no further – we are officially covered!
This way if your fam has a tradition of prime rib or tenderloin or lobster or whatever… you can be creative and spruce up the sides!!
So… without further ado… let’s get into it. Below you’ll find a complete list of Christmas side dishes that will blow your fam away! Just forward this link to whoever needs some ideas and you’ll be golden!
Let’s get into the sides:
Spicy Garlic Green Beans – green beans that taste like candy, you’re welcome in advance.
Cheesy Creamed Kale – it’s like your fav spinach dip at your local steakhouse but BETTER!
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts – the most delicious lemon and garlicky Brussels you’ll ever make… promise!
Wild Mushroom Stuffing – it’s the only stuffing I’ll allow on my table 7 years and running… it’s can’t be beat! And if you’re not into mushrooms, just omit them.
Roasted Acorn Squash with Ricotta and Pomegranate Seeds – a fun new side dish that people will request year after year
The Best Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes – these are equal parts creamy, cheesy, buttery and perfect.
Parmesan Roasted Potatoes – the keys to the best roasted potatoes await you!
Cheesy Potato Gratin – layered and baked potatoes with cheese and cream, what more could you ask for?
Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad – want something a little lighter, this shredded salad is a very festive addition to the table!
Charred Carrots with Herbs – this was actually the first thing to disappear at my last dinner party! The carrots are sweet and the topping is bright and fresh!
Peas with Pancetta and Lemon – growing up we would ALWAYS fight over who got the last spoonful of peas. And this recipe is even better than what we had growing up.
Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower – best cauliflower recipe you’ll ever try… cross my heart!
Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes – another sleeper success at my most recent dinner party. Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes was a major crowd pleaser.
Garlic and Herb Sweet Potato Fries – who doesn’t love a quick hit of french fries at Thanksgiving.
Brown Butter Roasted Pumpkin – this roasted veg salad will leave you weak in the knees it’s so good.
Sweet Potato Gratin – more gratins!! More is always more.
Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese – the cheesiest and creamiest mac and cheese you’ll ever make with a crispy panko topping.
and there you have it!! The best tried and true Christmas Side Dish recipes for your big holiday feast!