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Christmas Dinner Side Dishes

Saptakee Sengupta Dec 20, 2018
How will you decide which side will complement the best with your Christmas dinner main course menu? We have presented you some excellent options for side dishes that you can choose from. Have a look.
A hot pizza when served with double coated cheese ginger bread as a side dish has a pleasing effect on our sense of taste. You can very well feel that your appetite has increased and so the flavor of the food. And this is exactly why side dishes are served along with the main course.
During Christmas heartwarming, side dishes are prepared which uplift the mood of having dinner with friends and family. Furthermore, choosing a good side dish for complementing the main course is also an art requiring proper culinary expertise.

Side Dishes for Christmas Dinner

You cannot randomly mismatch any side dish with the main course. The taste of the side dish must blend perfectly with the main course and thereby make the food more scrumptious. In short, you will be relishing the side dish and the main course simultaneously. For example, a dish of crispy potato chips will serve as an excellent side dish for a sizzler.

Side Dishes for Non-Veg Recipes

Turkey, beef, chicken, and mutton are pure non-veg food items, which are usually cooked with lots of spices. Sizzlers, roasts, grills, kebabs, etc are also served during Christmas. So what will be the best side dish to balance the hot and spicy flavor of these non-veg menus? Have a look.
♦ Baked sweet potatoes with ricotta cheese
♦ Creamed hash browns
♦ Mashed potatoes with caramelized onions
♦ Roasted garlic mashed potatoes
♦ California creamy potatoes
♦ Glazed butternut squash
♦ Broccoli with lemon crumbs
♦ Baked stuffed pumpkin
♦ Creamy herbed mashed potatoes
♦ Green mango salad
♦ Honey glazed carrots
♦ Chive green beans
♦ Mozzarella, tomato and basil couscous

Mashed Potatoes

♦ Peeled potatoes, 2 pounds
♦ Olive wall, 1 tsp
♦ Garlic, 1
♦ Butter, 4 tsps
♦ Milk, 1/2 cup
♦ Pepper 1 pinch
♦ Salt, 1 pinch
♦ First boil the potatoes in water and salt. Drain the water after the potatoes have boiled.
♦ Keep the oven at 375 °F for baking the ginger.
♦ Put little olive oil in ginger and bake for 1 hour.
♦ Chop the boiled potatoes. Add milk, butter, pepper, and salt to it. Blend it smoothly.
♦ Now add the baked garlic to the mixture and blend it in an electric mixer to form the mash.

Side Dishes for Veg Recipes

Vegetable dishes like soups and casseroles are relished with dips, roasts and stuffing. Even a sweet side dish blends well with veg servings. You can toss the salad with crispy chicken and turkey pieces as they enhance the taste of any main course having vegetable dish. You can also garnish with Mozzarella cheese or brush with butter.
♦ Cucumber and wakame salad
♦ White wine risotto
♦ Chicken salad with mozzarella
♦ French finger chips
♦ Asparagus & shrimp stir-fry
♦ Apple brown rice stuffing
♦ Cranberry, sausage and apple Stuffing
♦ Orange ginger turkey
♦ Cheddar cheese soufflé
♦ Non-breaded chicken parm
♦ Caribbean rice and peas
♦ Grilled asparagus rafts
Check out the recipe for non-breaded chicken parm

♦ Chicken breasts, 1 packet
♦ Seasoned tomatoes, diced, 1
♦ Basil, 1/tsp
♦ Oregano, 1 tsp
♦ Garlic, chopped, 2 tsp
♦ Salt, 1/2 tsp
♦ Pepper, 1/2 tsp
♦ Heat the oven to 450 °F.
♦ Marinate the chicken breasts with pepper, tomatoes, spices, and salt.
♦ Pour some cheese in aluminum foil and then wrap the chicken breasts with it.
♦ Bake inside the oven for 40 minutes. Take it out, garnish and serve.

Side Dishes for Soup Recipes

Soups are enjoyed better when there is a side dish with it. To make the soup delighting, you can serve with some quick and spicy vegetable roasts or grilled chicken. You can also have it with chips. The side dishes for soups are listed here.
♦ Black bean and chorizo chili
♦ Corn cobs and green chili cornbread
♦ French roll with asparagus
♦ Fruit curried chicken pasta salad
♦ Beef short ribs with tomato wine sauce
♦ Lemon and parsley chicken with chips
♦ Chunky chips with curry sauce
♦ Oven roasted kale chips
♦ Griddled sirloin and chip salad
♦ Texas-style beef chili
♦ Cannellini with tomatoes and sage
♦ Mole chicken chili
♦ Vegetarian tortilla chili

Baked Chicken Roll

♦ Chicken breasts boneless, 4
♦ Romano cheese, 1/3 cup
♦ Paprika, 1 1/2 tsp
♦ White bread crumbs, 1 cup
♦ Dried thyme, 1 1/2 tsp
♦ Muenster cheese, 4 ounces
♦ Olive oil, 3 tsp
♦ First season the chicken breasts with pepper and salt.
♦ You will require waxed sheets to roll the stuff inside it. Clip a rolling-pin and make it ready to place inside a microwave, preheated at 400 °F.
♦ Now blend thyme, paprika, bread crumbs, and Romano cheese.
♦ Roll the chicken breasts into the cheese sticks and dip into the crumb mixture.
♦ Place the rolls on the baking sheet and bake it for 15 minutes to make it crispy.
We are sure you have liked the ideas explained for Christmas dinner side dishes. Combine the menus appropriately and treat your guests in a grand way. Merry Christmas.