Christmas Main Dish Recipes - Allrecipes.com

Christmas Main Dishes

Sponsors

More Ideas for a Very Merry Christmas

Christmas Main Dish Collections5

Show All Collections

Christmas Main Dishes 248

Roasted Turkey Breast With Herbs

Roasted Turkey Breast With Herbs

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 5
"Whether you prefer light meat, want a smaller holiday meal, or just want something delicious and easy, you'll love this recipe for a roasted herb-scented turkey breast." — by Sara Archibald Howard 
Uptown Beef Pie

Uptown Beef Pie

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 3
"This beef pot pie features ground beef, onions, garlic, mixed vegetables and gravy baked to perfection in a pie plate topped with a golden brown puff pastry crust." — by Campbell's Kitchen 
Ann's Christmas Eve Bouillabaisse

Ann's Christmas Eve Bouillabaisse

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"Lobster, fresh mussels, sea scallops, and snapper mix it up in a white wine-saffron broth that's perfect for a special-occasion meal." — by maziekate 
Prime Rib Christmas Special

Prime Rib Christmas Special

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 4
"A magnificent prime rib roast is surprisingly easy to make. Rub the meat with seasonings, roast in the oven, and serve a great special-occasion meal." — by Kathi Richards Smith 
Delectable Prime Rib and Au Jus

Delectable Prime Rib and Au Jus

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 4
"The seasonings rubbed on the 10-pound prime rib loin roast give the outside of the meat plenty of flavor, while the inside roasts up juicy and tender. Serve the meat au jus." — by ElCapitan225 
Apricot Glazed Ham

Apricot Glazed Ham

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 3
"Apricot preserves and a hint of honey mustard make a wonderful glaze for your traditional Easter Ham (or any other special occasion)." — by KINCATT 
Turkey Breast Roulade with Apple and Raisin Stuffing

Turkey Breast Roulade with Apple and Raisin Stuffing

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 4
"A whole boned turkey breast is stuffed with an apple-raising stuffing and roasted as a festive presentation for your special holiday meal. It's no trouble to carve, just slice across the roast for beautiful slices. " — by Kristy Ainslie 
Sweet Spiced Tamales

Sweet Spiced Tamales

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 4
"Sweet spicy masa tamales are filled with pecans and brown sugar, rolled in corn husks, and steamed. Make a party out of making these, and it will be a breeze. " — by Sandi 
Classic Standing Beef Rib Roast

Classic Standing Beef Rib Roast

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"A standing rib roast is a very special treat and traditional holiday fare. Follow this simple recipe and you'll be sure to enjoy the results!" — by Campbell's Kitchen 
Prime Rib Our Way

Prime Rib Our Way

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 3
"A delectable prime rib roasts to perfect doneness under a coat of flour and rock salt. Served with mushroom-wine gravy, this impressive roast will delight your guests and family. Prepared horseradish, mashed potatoes, and green beans make great sides." — by Cajun Girl 
Christmas Eve Manicotti

Christmas Eve Manicotti

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 3
"Spinach and cheese-stuffed crepes baked with marinara sauce make a nice light alternative to heavy holiday fare or a delicious second main dish to enjoy during Christmas dinner. Give crepe batter an hour or more to rest for the tenderest texture." — by Diana 
Chef John's Mini Christmas Hams

Chef John's Mini Christmas Hams

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 4
"These cute, individually sized hams are firm, moist, and perfectly salty. Serve them over the holidays or for your next dinner party." — by Chef John 
Standing Roast Beef (Brined)

Standing Roast Beef (Brined)

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"A standing beef rib roast is brined for juiciness and extra flavor in a coffee-flavored mixture, then oven-roasted to perfect doneness. The secret of this recipe is the long, slow brining process and no opening the oven door once the meat begins to cook." — by Digame1129 
Wedding Soup Lasagna

Wedding Soup Lasagna

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 3
"Two Italian favorites, lasagna and Italian wedding soup, combine forces in one great dish for a special occasion. Many of the ingredients are cooked in chicken broth, which is reserved and used to make a gravy for the top of the lasagna." — by Dsom216 
Reindeer Sandwiches

Reindeer Sandwiches

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"Transform a peanut butter sandwich into a reindeer sandwich using raisins, cherries, and pretzels as decorations for your favorite kids." — by T.L 
Lush Turkey

Lush Turkey

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"Here is a simple and easy preparation for roasted turkey and stuffing that results in a golden brown turkey, moist stuffing, and plenty of wine-flavored pan drippings." — by TartResponse 
Rubbed Prime Rib with Chili and Mustard

Rubbed Prime Rib with Chili and Mustard

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 3
"A dry rub with chili powder, dry mustard, granulated garlic, and onion powder is applied to a prime rib roast to make a special-occasion main course you'll be proud to serve." — by koko 
Brian's Garlicky Prime Rib

Brian's Garlicky Prime Rib

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"Make a beautiful prime rib roast for your next holiday meal or special occasion. The meat is marinated with beer and seasonings, and roasted to perfect pink doneness." — by B Slowleigh 
Apple-Stuffed Turkey

Apple-Stuffed Turkey

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"This simple recipe for a whole roasted turkey stuffed with apples takes the headache out of holiday cooking. There are only three ingredients, and no basting or constant checking is required." — by meezermex 
Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing

Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing

  • Rating
  • Reviews
  • 2
"Freshly-made cornbread for the stuffing is a special step for a magnificent stuffed turkey. Rye bread, herbs, and plenty of onion and celery add their hearty flavors, too." — by ltjohnson 
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Dinner in the Fast Lane
Dinner in the Fast Lane

Get quick & easy recipes for your busiest days.

Best Party Recipes
Best Party Recipes

Essential eats, sips, and tips for your next gathering.

Special Holiday Offer!
Special Holiday Offer!

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!

Related Videos

Christmas Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Make this special casserole for a Christmas morning treat.

How to Make Roast Christmas Goose

See the easy way to make gorgeous roast goose for Christmas dinner!

Chef John's Mini Christmas Hams

Make these amazing home-cured, mini-size individual hams for Christmas dinner.

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States