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Christmas Dinner Side Dishes

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I’m all about the side dishes for any big family meal. Be it Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas, I’m a vegetarian and that means I never do the main course. Today I’ve rounded up some amazing Christmas side dishes that pair well with your main course and will be big hits with everyone at your Christmas dinner! Loosen up that belt a little, it’s time to eat!

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Photo Source: Joyful Healthy Eats

Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Hash

Here’s a recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats for rich and creamy butternut squash and sweet potatoes. The ingredients are simple but the taste is almost indulgent!

Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Hash
This Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Hash is topped with a delicious homemade honey cinnamon butter! It’s the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any other time of year!
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sweet potato hash
duchess potatoes
Photo Source: Cooking Classy

Garlic Parmesan Duchess Potatoes

These potatoes from Cooking Classy look fancy but they are very easy to make. They are topped with a little cheddar cheese and baked in the oven for the perfect side dish for your Christmas dinner table.

Garlic Parmesan Duchess Potatoes
Duchess Potatoes with Garlic and Parmesan Cheese are the perfect fancy appetizer! They have incredible flavor and they’re much easier to make than you’d think. These little luxurious, buttery clouds of mashed potatoes with perfectly browned edges will leave people dreaming about them!
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duchess potatoes
maple roasted vegetables
Photo Source: Phaidon Club

Maple Roast Vegetables. This sweet side dish recipe from Phaidon Club gives plain ol’ veggies a face lift with a sweet, syrupy sauce and pairs well with all the meat you’ll be eating.

Maple Roast Vegetables
A delicious selection of vegetables roasted with maple syrup and other spices.
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Maple Roasted Vegetables
mashed potatoes
Photo Source: The Cozy Apron

Perfect Mashed Potatoes. The perfect mashed potato recipe from The Cozy Apron, these guys are fully loaded with garlic, parsnips, and freshly ground pepper. Perfect for Christmas dinner.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Hungry for a scrumptious twist on mashed potatoes? Then these rich and creamy garlic mashed potatoes with savory roasted garlic cloves are the perfect potato side dish!
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mashed potatoes
Christmas Tree Platter
Photo Credit: Raptor Mama

Christmas Tree Cheese Platter. My family always does a buffet style dinner on Christmas Eve and I think a cheese platter like this one from Raptor Mama would be perfect for that. You could also make a Christmas tree platter using fruits or vegetables or all three!

Dinner Rolls
Photo Source: Gimme Some Oven

Dinner Rolls. Christmas dinner is nothing without dinner rolls like these ones from Gimme Some Oven. These classic dinner rolls are buttery, melt in your mouth goodness.

1-HOUR SOFT AND BUTTERY DINNER ROLLS
My favorite 1-Hour Soft and Buttery Dinner Rolls recipe is easy to make by hand or with a stand mixer and absolutely heavenly served warm out of the oven.
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dinner rolls in baking dish
Jello Salad
Photo Source: Six Sisters Stuff

5 Minute Jello Salad Recipe

This jello recipe from Six Sisters Stuff is one that both adults will love and children will ask for seconds for! Lime jello, pineapple, and cool whip are a few of the ingredients that make up this light, airy, and tropical dish.

5 Minute Jello Salad Recipe
Our 5 Minute Jello Salad is a classic dessert–and so easy to whip up. Whether you’re headed to a pot luck, taking something to a work party, or you just want to end your family night with a tasty treat, this recipe is just what you need.
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Jello Salad

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