Don’t worry, the horrible year is almost to a close. Throughout 2020, the lives of people around the world have gone countless upheavals. There has been an apocalyptic-level death toll. Lots of people have lost jobs in a time when money is sorely needed. Economies have fallen on their own life support. People have forgotten what the word “vacation” meant. Any sane person would wonder how this year’s Christmas can be made merry in such trying times. Well, that’s the thing- so many times have gone wrong this year, it almost makes sense to enjoy the little festivities. Prepare your Christmas dishes, put up your bright lights and decorate your Christmas tree.
What finger-licking goodness can be made in the kitchen this Christmas, you ask? Well, just put on your holiday aprons, set up YouTube in your kitchen and make some delicious holiday recipes. You can indulge in a huge spread of many delicious dishes like soups and salads, fries and fritters, cheesy delights, cookies, candies, cakes and much more. So, here are 22 best dishes for Christmas evening to extend your celebrations.
Dishes for Christmas
You should try out all these dishes even if not for Christmas:
Cauliflower Soup with Leek and Potatoes
Love the cool days, cold nights and Christmas for a pot of soup. This Cauliflower soup is quick and healthy. Get fresh and the best grocery items by availing the Christmas offers.
Creamy Mushroom Bisque
This is a creamy skillet soup with mushroom and onions. A must try dish given that it has a velvety texture, which you would love to indulge in.
Fluffy French Toast
It’s an easy dish to cook and goes light on the tummy. Just toast it with cinnamon to make it yummier. You can even top it up with fruits.
Eggs Benedict Brunch Braid
One of the easiest and healthiest recipes to try this Christmas. It gives you a kick start on a festive day.
Spiced Glazed Nuts
Here come the most addictive snacks. It is considered to be the best cocktail snacks to chill out with friends and family. You can pick any of your favourite choice of nuts. It is one of the best dishes for Christmas evening.
Any gatherings without this dish are incomplete. It is a crunchy and easy to munch meat snack.
Crunchy Potato Chip Chicken
This crunchy chicken makes you go gaga over them. It’s just made to perfection so that it’s crispier outside and tender inside.
Prawn Chilli Fry
Prawns are the best comfort food for many people. It’s quick and easy to prepare. Toss with some chillies and capsicum to make it super hot.
Roast Chicken with Dried Herbs
Christmas feast cannot be completed without this dish. It’s almost as important as the Turkey is on Thanksgiving. You can choose your choice of herbs for flavour.
Salt Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef
The rib roast is the most loved dish. It is a roasted chunk of meat made from the meat around the ribs.
One dish that is a must for Christmas is Turkey. The Christmas eve cannot be complete without this dish. It brings out the festive vibes to the fullest. Make a note that it is best dishes for Christmas evening.
Spiced Roast Side of Salmon
The tenderness of salmon makes you crave for this dish. You can serve the dish with steamed rice and it is super easy to make.
Pomegranate, Cinnamon and Ginger Rice
Basmati rice with pomegranate, cinnamon and ginger make a perfect combo for chicken and pork.
Fig, Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza
Fig, Caramelised Onion and Goat Cheese Pizza are one of the favourite dishes for kids. It is loaded with flavours and gets ready in no time.
Lemon Lamb Chops
Lamb, rosemary and lemon are a classic combination. This is so easy to prepare and tastes out of the world.
Spiced Seasonal Fruit Salad
Pick all your favourite fruits and just spice it up. This is a complete refreshing and nourishing salad. This is one of the easiest Christmas recipes to make.
Chocolate Mousse Pots
Christmas without chocolates is a big no-no. These tiny chocolate mousse pots steal the show.
Last but not the least, Gingerbread House is a must for Christmas. This dish makes festivities more fun than ever. Plus, you and your family’s collective creativity comes to the fore in this recipe. Now, that’s some quality family-bonding time, I’d say.
I don’t think any Christmas is complete without some mashed potatoes. Your Christmas table definitely needs to have one of these dishes.
Garlic Butter Mushrooms
Mushrooms are one of the underdog ingredients, when it comes to holiday dishes. And yet, every time you take a bite of these garlic butter mushrooms, you’re going to want more. Wash them down with a signature Christmas drink.
Your Christmas evening dinner feels light without atleast 2 potato dishes. This is another potato recipe that is just as easy to prepare as it is to eat.
Cheesy baked Broccoli
Now, I know that broccoli is not the most-friendliest of vegetables in the world but a great recipe is one that turns such an ingredient into a delish. And you can say there
These are our best dishes for a yummy Christmas evening to celebrate with your family and friends. So, a day in the kitchen preparing the food that will cheesy smiles on your friends and family. Then, share your Christmas evening with your loved ones, encircling the sight and aroma of some delicious dishes. Bring in the holiday cheer, do some caroling to spread the Christmas merriness. Also, hope, nay, pray for a healthier and happier 2021, because we all need one.
We would love to explore more dishes for Christmas. Do share with us if you get to know of any exotic dishes. Have a Happy Christmas!