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7 Christmas Dinner Side Dishes to Compliment Your Turkey

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7 Christmas Dinner Side Dishes to Compliment Your Turkey

Everyone has their favourite Christmas dinner side dishes whether you're a traditionalist going for those classic flavours or an experimentalist looking to mix things up year on year. 

Take your pick from the usual favourites like brussel sprouts, mashed or roasted potatoes and add in some variety with saffron cauliflower or a traditional Christmas salad.

Turkey is a mild meat and adapts well to any number of flavours that can compliment the delicate meat. So whatever your choice you'lll find a Christmas dinner side dish in our list below to suit you, your family and your turkey this Christmas.

Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts

Kick up your usual boiled brussels with this tasty recipe that calls for white balsamic cream and delicious sweet chestnuts. Even the most ardent of brussel sprout doubters will find it hard to refuse.

Roast Potatoes with Chanterelles

This tasty dish of roast potatoes is pumped full of flavour with chanterelles.

Fried Cauliflower with Saffron

Try this saffron infused cauliflower dish to add some colour and spice to your Christmas table.

Traditional Christmas Salad

If you fancy adding in a side salad try this crunchy tasty salad made with cauliflower, capers, olives and anchovies.

Green Bean Casserole

This green bean bake is an easy and tasty way to get the family enjoying greens with the turkey this Christmas.

Mashed Potato with Pumpkin and Sage

Mix up your mashed potato with pumpkin and sage to inject some extra flavour and interest to the traditional side.

Saffron, Potatoes and Green Bean Salad

Combine beans and potatoes in this delicately saffron infused salad that can be easily served warm to add some interest to the table.


More: Need help planning your holiday menu? Go ahead and browse our entire collection of recipes and Christmas dinner ideas.

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