When it comes to Christmas dinner, it's always a good idea to include a few meat-free sides. This way you'll please any vegetarians at the table and anyone who'd rather go light on the meat. With these vegetarian Christmas side dishes you'll be able to enjoy cheesy casseroles, palate-cleansing salads and creamy mashed potatoes. Sound good? Here's how to make these tasty sides:
PUMPKIN WITH CHESTNUTS AND ONIONS
Nothing says ''it's the holidays'' like roasted chesnuts. Enjoy them for Christmas dinner in this vegetarian side dish with pumpkin, onions and thyme.
Low-carb and delicious, this cheesy cauliflower casserole will be a hit at your Christmas dinner. It's so good you may want to double the recipe.
ENDIVE SALAD WITH PLUMS
The surprising addition of flax seeds adds crunch and oomph to this delectable endive salad. Sliced plums and a honey-lemon vinaigrette complete the ensemble.
COLCANNON MASHED POTATOES
Take mashed potatoes to the next level by adding in sautéed cabbage and scallions. This Irish recipe will quickly become a family favorite.
BROCCOLI CHEESE CASSEROLE
A creamy Gruyere sauce and nutmeg make this easy broccoli casserole simply irresistible. It's the perfect vegetarian Christmas side dish even meat lovers will enjoy.