Christmas Dining

christmas dining

Feeding the hoards over the Christmas period can be a headache, but with our recipes there’ll always be something to pull out of the freezer, leave on the hob or to rustle up in a hurry. Many of the recipes we’ve chosen can be made in advance now and frozen until needed, whether it’s a Christmas Eve dinner or a New Year’s Day lunch you won’t have to miss out on the festive fun – we’ve got your Christmas dining sorted.

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christmas diningChicken and Chorizo Stew

This is so simple and so rewardingly full of flavour. You can put it all together using up storecupboard ingredients like cannellini beans and chopped tomatoes, with chicken and chorizo. Donal Skehan’s stew is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

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christmas diningMoussaka

This dish is great for pulling out of the freezer for unexpected guests or when you’ve tired of the kitchen. This typical Greek dish of lamb mince, aubergine and béchamel sauce is full of aromatic oregano, cinnamon and bay leaves.

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christmas diningSpiced Lamb and Chickpeas with sumac

Whip this spicy and fresh supper up in under half an hour. With a fresh tomato side salad these spicy lamb steaks will be a welcome break from heavy Christmas fare. A perfect cosy dinner in for two.

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christmas diningBeef Goulash

A no fuss rich beef stew you can pull together in 35 minutes or make it in advance and freeze until you need it. The smoky paprika flavour will warm the whole family and add a nice picante kick to your Christmas dining menu.

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christmas diningPork Stir Fry

Fresh, fast and frugal, this pork stir fry is pretty far removed from traditional Christmas eating, perfect for those no man’s land days between Christmas and New Year.

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christmas diningTurkey Curry

We know it’s a cliché but it’s still one of the best ways to use up leftover turkey and this is a corker of a recipe from The Ginger Pig. Boxing Day just got all fired up.

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