10 Food Choices You Can Serve This Christmas Eve

The holidays are fast approaching.

But do you have any idea which dishes to serve on Christmas Eve?

Well, don’t you worry because we made a list just for you to make this season extra festive!

1. Roast Pheasant

Want to celebrate Christmas most elegantly?

Have yourself a Roast Pheasant!

Not only is it perfect for small parties, but it also gives your celebration a sophisticated touch.

Marinate this with flavored dried herbs to give it a moist and flavorful roast.

2. Orange Glazed Ham

Catch yourself saying joy to the world with this all-time favorite!

Considered a must-have on the Christmas table, this gorgeous dish will definitely complete your Christmas Eve meal.

Create your sauce of orange marmalade, ginger, mustard, and cloves and add it at the top of the ham after one hour in the oven.

tiny slices of meat

3. Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Did anyone say Cranberry?

Host a beautiful Christmas dinner with this tender roasted pork tenderloin.

With its mild flavor, it is low in fat and it is best served with heavy and flavorful sauces (topped with the tangy cranberry-orange sauce).

cooked meat slices with orange sauce and small red fruits on top

4. Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

This Christmas season, take your regular bowl of fruits and give it an unusual twist with this unique recipe!

All you have to do is to prepare seasoned ground meat and dip it in breadcrumbs and egg to hold it together to form little meatballs. 

Coat your meatballs with your tangy cranberry sauce and bake for 45 minutes and voila! You just made yourself a tasty treat this holiday!

brown balls with chopped leaves on top

5. Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, these roasted potatoes should earn a spot in your Christmas table.

This dish is both perfect as a side dish or appetizer.

roasted golden brown chopped potatoes

6. Apple-Pecan Salad

Worrying about long hours of cooking and baking?

Well, don’t worry because this all-time favorite salad can be prepared in just 10 minutes!

This fresh salad makes a perfect side with meat as your main dish. Just add some apples, pecans, and raisins to your regular salad and you’ll take your meal to the next level.

green leaves with apple and pecan slices

7. Acorn Squash Stuffing with Za’atar

A wonderful winter recipe, this dish is perfect if you’re looking for some unique holiday stuffing.

Bake your acorn squashes and stuff it with vegetables, herbs, chicken, and the middle eastern spice Za’atar to add a tasty twist to it.

acorn squash stuffing with chopped leaves on top

8. Broccoli Cheese Casserole

This broccoli coated in cheese sauce is an excellent holiday dish.

Create a creamy sauce to it with condensed soup, Velveeta cheese, and buttery bread crumbs.

thick dry yellow color food in white casserole

9. Honey-Glazed Baby Carrots

This quick recipe can serve as both delicious and nutritious as a side dish!

Leaving the carrots still firm, quickly cook carrots in a pan with raisins, olive oil, butter, and honey… and you’re good to go!

finger-size carrots with chopped leaves on top

10. Roasted Chestnuts

Who could ever forget the chestnuts roasting on an open fire?

A traditional Christmas treat, this snack will make your holiday season!

Preheat your chestnuts at 425 F and roast for 20 minutes before serving it to your guests to enjoy!

roasted chestnuts

Have you decided on what food you should serve during the most wonderful time of the year?

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