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Christmas Main Dish Recipes

If you need a main dish for Christmas dinner, there are plenty of impressive options to serve guests. Browse our collection of Christmas main dish recipes for turkey, pork, chicken, ham, lasagna, stuffing and more.

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Guests will fall in love at first sight of this impressive citrus and savory herb roasted chicken—a big hit when my best friend’s mom came for a visit. —Sarah Vasques, Milford, New Hampshire
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Rosemary-Rubbed Lamb Chops

Rosemary-Rubbed Lamb Chops

Rosemary-Rubbed Lamb Chops

These lamb chops from our Test Kitchen are a delicious treat. They're moist, tender and flavor...making them a perfect choice for company.

Ham with Peach Glaze

Ham with Peach Glaze

Ham with Peach Glaze

Tender slices of this fruit-glazed ham are on our family's Christmas menu every year. Topping the meat with pineapple slices, cherries and cloves makes it look festive--and adds to the flavor of this easy holiday entree. -Christine Eilerts Tulsa, Oklahoma

Apricot Ham Rolls

Apricot Ham Rolls

Apricot Ham Rolls

Apricot Ham Rolls, from Carolyn Hannay of Antioch, Tennessee, are both speedy and special. "This is the kind of hearty dish we 10 kids would devour after doing chores on our parents' farm," Carolyn recalls. "Mom always had lots of hungry mouths to appreciate her good food. When I'm short on cooking time, I rely on this tasty recipe."
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Chicken Rolls with Pesto Pasta

Chicken Rolls with Pesto Pasta

Chicken Rolls with Pesto Pasta

Fresh basil (which is available in grocery stores year round) lends terrific flavor to these tasty chicken rolls. As the fantastic finishing touch, toss the pasta with purchased or homemade pesto just before serving. —Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas

Apricot Pineapple Ham

Apricot Pineapple Ham

Apricot Pineapple Ham

Tired of mixing up messy glazes to put on ham, I tried this simple recipe a few years ago. Young and old alike complimented me on the lovely, sweet and juicy ham - and I've prepared it this way ever since. -Cathy Neve, Yakima, Washington

Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

I created this lasagna, combining two family favorite dishes, for our family's Christmas celebration. It was extra special because my parents had just come back from a trip to Italy. —Deborah Loop, Clinton Township, Michigan

Sweet N Moist Ham

Sweet N Moist Ham

Sweet N Moist Ham

We served 75 pounds of ham fixed this way. It could not be simpler, and it's moist and delightfully sweet.

Apricot-Filled Pork Tenderloin

Apricot-Filled Pork Tenderloin

Apricot-Filled Pork Tenderloin

This flavorful main course is a great company offering. The tenderloin tastes wonderful and looks so pretty when it's sliced to reveal a golden apricot center. In the 15 years I've been using this recipe, it has never failed me.

Brined Grilled Turkey Breast

Brined Grilled Turkey Breast

Brined Grilled Turkey Breast

You'll want to give thanks for this mouthwatering, slightly sweet turkey! A hint of spice makes this one of our best turkey recipes ever. —Tina Mirilovich, Johnstown, Pennsylvania

California Chicken

California Chicken

California Chicken

Since my mother went to college in California, she introduced the family to artichokes and we all became fans. My baby sister developed this recipe so we could enjoy artichokes out of season. This recipe pairs well with Gallo® Family Vineyards Barrellli Creek Cabernet Sauvignon.—Taste of Home Cooking School

Slow Cooked Stuffed Flank Steak

Slow Cooked Stuffed Flank Steak

Slow Cooked Stuffed Flank Steak

This recipe came with my first slow cooker. Now I'm on my fourth slow cooker and still use this recipe.—Kahty Clark, Byron, Minnesota
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