Are you hosting Christmas Dinner this year? Looking for Christmas dinner ideas? If so you definitely have to checkout these delicious recipes! These easy Christmas dinner ideas will take your meal to the next level and make your Christmas dinner amazing.
Christmas eve dinners are special. I know you want to impress your guests and make it a memorable evening for everyone to remember.
Holiday dinners are to be spend with friends and family and make them feel special. Expand your Christmas dinner table selections. These Christmas main dish recipes go from traditional recipes to classic recipes.
I’ve collected and listed only the most popular and tried Christmas dinner ideas, and I am more than happy to share them with you in the spirit of the holiday.
Best Christmas Dinner Ideas
1. Brown Sugar Honey Glazed Pork Loin
This pork loin is juicy on the inside and crusty on the outside. Roasted together with carrots and sweet potatoes. It is an excellent choice for a Christmas dinner.
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2. Lemon Chicken Recipe
This parmesan-crusted Lemon Chicken Recipe is easy and done in 30 minutes! The quick lemon butter sauce pairs so well with the chicken.
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3. Easy Oven-Baked Ribs
This is one of the easiest recipes ever. Cooked low and slow, which makes them so flavorful and fall off the bone tender.
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4. Beer Braised Lamb Shanks
The absolute best mouthwatering slow cooked lamb recipe! These fall of the bone lamb shanks are slowly simmered with fresh rosemary and garlic. Such a classic family favorite dinner!
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5. Roasted Chicken with Butter & Herbs
This roasted chicken is coated in a garlic and herb butter, then cooked to golden brown perfection. It is tender and juicy and it comes out perfect every time!
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6. Braised Lamb Shanks
Tender, fall off the bone Lamb Shanks braised in a deliciously rich sauce is your new family dinner recipe! Includes 4 cooking methods: oven, stove, slow cooker or Instant pot. The meat just slides off the bone!
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7. Herb Butter Maple Roasted Turkey
Incredible maple roasted turkey made with a savory herb butter and plenty of sweet pure maple syrup flavor. This whole turkey recipe is perfect for your Holiday table and easy to make thanks to this step-by-step guide on how to cook a turkey!
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8. Honey Mustard Prime Rib Roast
This beautiful and succulent dish will set you up for success this holiday season!
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9. Cilantro-Lime Chicken Thighs and Potatoes
Baked in the oven in a flavorful sauce made with olive oil, garlic, cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice! Perfect recipe for bone-in skin-on chicken thighs.
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10. Apricot Honey Ham
A roasted bone-in ham topped with a sweet homemade glaze made with apricot preserves that can be enjoyed hot or cold.
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11. Meatloaf Recipe
So tender and juicy on the inside with a sweet and tangy glaze that adds so much flavor to the meatloaf.
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12. Pan Seared Steak
The perfect juicy and tender steak.
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13. Roasted Whole Chicken & Vegetables
This recipe is the perfect family dinner. The whole chicken is filled with aromatics, roasted in the oven, and will leave you with tender juice meat, and crisp skin. The juices released from the roasted whole chicken, gives you caramelized roasted vegetables and a beautiful pan sauce. This roast chicken recipe is easy, full of flavor, and your new dinner go-to.
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14. Chicken Cordon Bleu
This skillet adaptation cuts out many of the steps and reduces cook time, plus it includes a rich and flavorful dijon sauce that just makes this dish shine!
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15. Butter Garlic Steak with Potatoes & Asparagus
Meet the equally simple and sexy date night meal that will change the way you tackle romantic dinners forever. The key? A high heat sear on the steak followed by lots of basting with garlicky herb butter to finish off the cooking process.
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16. Baked Dry Rub Chicken
I promise that your family and friends will ask you to make this Dry Rub Chicken again and again.
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17. Duck Breast with Cranberry Sauce
Duck Breast with Cranberry sauce will make a perfect main dish for any special night, anniversary celebration, or holidays, especially Christmas or New Year’s Eve.
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18. Garlic Butter Juicy Pork Chops
This pork chops buttered with garlic are so tasty because of incredible butter sauce. You will amaze your guests and they will enjoy this delicious pork chop with butter garlic flavor
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19. Roasted Pork Shoulder (Pernil)
Perfectly seasoned and entirely delicious, this crispy roasted pork shoulder is perfect to eat with everything: rice, potatoes, tostones, on a sandwich and tortillas for awesome tacos. Easy to make, this pernil is slow cooked in a crockpot before roasting for the most tender, tasty and effortless shredded pork.
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20. Baked Salmon with Parmesan Herb Crust
This oven baked salmon with a Parmesan herb crust is out of this world delicious!
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21. Prosciutto-Wrapped Pork Loin with Roasted Apples
Delicious dish, juicy and tender. Besides being incredibly tasty, the finished dish is captivatingly beautiful to gaze upon.
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22. Orange Cranberry Roast Pork Tenderloin
Such a flavorful and easy meal. The cranberry orange glaze is perfect on top of the pork and green beans. This will b
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23. Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze
Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze made with brown sugar, orange juice, honey, and spices is the perfect sweet and savory holiday dinner, and bakes in only 90 minutes!
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24. Cranberry & Apple Stuffed Turkey Breast
Elegant yet tasty and scrumptious holiday dinner dish.
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25. Herb Roasted Turkey
The easiest holiday meal! A sheet pan turkey dinner! So easy with less dishes!
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