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.
This tender and juicy roast looks beautiful when I serve it to guests. It also makes the house smell wonderful as it cooks. I usually serve it with warm French bread and a salad topped with buttermilk dressing. —Brenda Hlivyak, La Center, Washington
Once when expecting a visit from a college friend, I wanted to serve something a little different. So I came up with this lasagna. It's perfect for company because it can be assembled in advance.
—Dolores Jensen, Arnold, Missouri
Be sure to pat the scallops with a paper towel to remove any excess moisture. This helps create that perfectly browned and flavorful scallop your better half will love. —April Lane, Greeneville, Tennessee
I travel every year to Peru on a medical mission trip and was introduced to quinoa there. For years I made a similar chicken dish with rice, so I tried it with quinoa. We love it. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
This is a great entree to serve any time of year, but especially around the holidays. It looks so pretty with the red Currant Sauce and garnished with fresh parsley. —Gloria Bradley, Naperville, Illinois
Caramelized onions and mushrooms revitalize leftover turkey, while sweet and savory cranberry sauce balances the rich pastry and cream cheese. This is quick and easy way to end a day of Black Friday shopping!—Suzanne Clark, Phoenix, Arizona
Carole Floyd from Exmore, Virginia can just about guarantee rave reviews for this creamy seafood dish! “To dress up the meal, I like to serve it with steamed fresh asparagus or a tossed salad and French bread,” she adds.
Carole’s seafood dish also works well with cubes of flounder, salmon or some other tasty fish, she says.