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10 Tasty Vegetarian Side Dishes for Your Christmas Dinner

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10 Tasty Vegetarian Side Dishes for Your Christmas Dinner
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Whether or not you have vegetarians attending your Christmas dinner, it's always a nice idea to have a few meat-free sides on your menu. This way you'll have plenty of options to compliment your holiday roast while also making vegetable lovers happy.

Here are seven delicious vegetarian sides that are big crowd pleasers:

Roasted Acorn Squash

If you don't want to spend much time in the kitchen this is the perfect side dish.

Simple slice the acorn squash in half, add a pad of butter, season and bake until soft.

Here is the easy recipe.

Cauliflower Bake 

Creamy, cheesy and rich - who wouldn't want to indulge in this mouthwatering cauliflower casserole?

Click here for the recipe.

Sweet Potatoes Au Gratin

Vegetarians with a sweet tooth will enjoy this lovely take on the classic sweet potato casserole.

Learn how to make it.

Pickled Onions

This zesty vegetarian side dish also doubles as an appetizer you can serve on toothpicks.

Get the recipe here.

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

Your vegetarian guests will enjoy this delicious side dish of Brussels sprouts and caramelized chestnuts tossed in a white balsamic sauce.

Find the recipe here.

Easy Chicory Salad

Add a bit of freshness to your Christmas menu with this crunchy chicory salad made with apples, nuts and cheese.

Learn how to make it.

Green Bean Casserole

Forgo the canned stuff and make your own green bean casserole from scratch - the results are amazing!

Try this wonderful recipe.

Colcannon Mashed Potatoes

Sautéed cabbage and chives are a great addition to classic mashed potatoes.

It is an Irish twist everyone will love. Here is the recipe.

Pumpkin with Chestnuts and Onions

This vegetarian side is the sheer definition of festive comfort food.

You'll enjoy the colorful blend of pumpkin, sauteed chestnuts and caramelized onions.

Learn how to make it.

Italian White Bean Salad

An Italian vegetarian side made with the colors of the Christmas season thanks to basil and tomatoes.

Get the recipe now.

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