55 Last-Minute Christmas Dinner Ideas
Whether you forgot to defrost your roast, were too busy wrapping presents, or anything in between, realizing you're crunched for time on Christmas can be stressful. Have no fear! These Christmas dinner ideas, for mains and sides, come together in less than an hour.
I knew this ham soup recipe was a keeper when my mother-in-law asked for it! The hearty soup—chock-full of ham, veggies and cheese—is creamy and comforting. And even though the recipe makes enough to feed a crowd, don’t expect it to last more than one meal! —Marty Matthews, Clarksville, Tennessee
Psst! If you’re looking to take all the work off your plate, consider ordering Christmas dinner right to your doorstep.
If you’re in need of some more inspiration, here are some easy Christmas dinner recipes that you can make.
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