Christmas side dishes are essential to rounding out your Christmas dinner. Here, we’ve gathered together everything from fresh summer salads and roast potatoes, to creamy polenta, sweet potato chips and cheesy corn cobs. So whether you’re going for a slow-roasted lamb shoulder or a marinated side of salmon, there is something here for you.
Roast pumpkin, spinach and fetta salad
You’ll love this simple, yet perfectly balanced flavour combination.
Herb-crumbed baked beans
The ultimate comfort food, these delicious baked beans add the toast to the top of the dish with a gorgeous herb crumb. Enjoy for every meal
Potatoes with lemon and tomato
Looking for a flavourful side dish? Look no further.
Air fryer potato gratin
Like potato bake – but fancy! With onions, gruyere cheese and cream, potato gratin in your air fryer makes it simple to add a touch of class to dinner
When you want your salad all lined up.
How to bake fresh sourdough batard
Nothing quite like the smell of fresh baked bread.
Broccolini and beans with garlic and anchovies
This flavour-packed vegetable dish will make you forget those soggy greens from childhood.
Haloumi, broccolini and lemon salad with crumb
Spiced sweet potatoes with whipped chive butter
A fancy side dish of baked sweet potato flavoured with garlic, cinnamon and chive butter.
Oven-baked kumara chips
Oven-baked kumara chips Put a healthy swing on hot chips with these beautiful home-baked kumara chips. We’ve used sweet potato in this recipe to lower the starch content, but maximise flavour. Enjoy!
Broccoli, pancetta and blue cheese gratin
Broccoli, pancetta and blue cheese gratin Mild and tender broccoli is the perfect companion to this satisfying gratin, loaded with punchy blue cheese and salty pancetta for a side dish with an out-of-this-world flavour profile.
Five grain salad with feta and oranges
Five grain salad with feta and oranges Packed full of flavour and textures, this delicious salad is super filling and nutritious.
Maggie Beer’s duck fat roast potatoes
Duck fat roast potatoes Roast potatoes in duck fat for the crispiest, tastiest and most impressive roast potatoes.
Coconut-roasted pumpkin and cauliflower with chilli, lime and cashews
Coconut-roasted pumpkin and cauliflower with chilli, lime and cashews Add some brightness to your roast cauliflower and pumpkin with zesty chilli and lime cashews and the fresh, light flavour of coconut.
Cauliflower ‘couscous’ with roasted carrot hummus
Cauliflower ‘couscous’ with roasted carrot hummus This cauliflower ‘couscous’ with roasted carrot hummus is full of rich, wholesome flavour.
Buffalo cauliflower These tasty little snacks make the perfect vegetarian addition to your next gathering.
Maple-glazed baby carrots
*Maple-glazed baby carrots** Gorgeously sweet orange and maple glazed baby carrots. The perfect accompaniment for your Christmas lunch or dinner.
Mushy fresh peas with almonds and artichokes
Mushy fresh peas with almonds and artichokes Make this stunning side dish in spring to take advantage of delicious in-season artichokes and peas.
Beetroot and heirloom carrot salad with persian fetta
Beetroot and heirloom carrot salad with persian fetta Colourful heirloom carrots taste and look fantastic in this stunning salad.
Orange and fennel salad
Lebanese roasted pumpkin salad
Lebanese roasted pumpkin salad This wholesome Lebanese roasted pumpkin salad is a tasty and nutritious crowd-pleasing dish!
Asparagus, peas and zucchini with fresh mint
Asparagus, peas and zucchini with fresh mint This gorgeous side dish is perfect for cooking up delicious in-season spring vegetables.
Lemon and ricotta stuffed zucchini flowers
Lemon and ricotta stuffed zucchini flowers Steaming allows these zucchini flowers to retain their firm texture and mild nutty flavour, partnered with creamy ricotta and zesty lemon.
Mexican-style grilled corn
Mexican-style grilled corn Warm, buttery grilled corn is brilliant topped with creamy mayonnaise and shaved pecorino cheese in this Mexican style recipe. Serve as a side with grilled meat and fresh salads.
Cherry, walnut and feta salad
Cherry, walnut and feta salad Indulge in the delicious combination of cherry, walnut and feta in this fresh wholesome salad – a perfect addition to Christmas lunch this year!
Roasted baby parsnips, fennel and potatoes
Roasted baby parsnips, fennel and potatoes An exquisite side dish that will go perfectly with your Christmas lunch.
Couscous, red cabbage and walnut salad
Roasted asparagus and smashed potatoes
Potatoes with green onion and horseradish cream
Perfect potato salad
Perfect potato salad The classic European salad with fresh parsley, mint and potato smothered in rich homemade mayonnaise.
Honey roasted carrots with labne
Honey roasted carrots with labne Sweet honey-roasted carrots pair perfectly with creamy labne for a Mediterranean-style side dish
Hasselback potatoes Preparing roast potatoes in this ways guarantees a ridiculously crispy roast spud, something few can resist. They will compliment your next roast dinner beautifully.
Celeriac mash Creamy and delicious, when it comes to side dishes this celeriac mash is a star.
Crunchy asian rice salad
Baked pumpkin with herbs and pumpkin seeds
Baked pumpkin with herbs and pumpkin seeds Baked pumpkin has been given a makeover for your Christmas spread with fresh herbs and a verjuice glaze
Cheesy potato and spinach mash
Cheesy potato and spinach mash Jazz up your regular mashed potato by adding cheese and spinach for an impressive Christmas side dish
Green beans with roasted walnuts
Green beans with roasted walnuts An easy but impressive side dish – fresh crispy green beans with an added crunch of walnuts.
Potato bake This hearty and creamy potato and pancetta bake is beautiful served hot straight from the oven and is always a welcome side dish to a big dinner spread.
Roasted cauliflower and brussels sprouts
Roasted cauliflower and brussels sprouts Deliciously fresh and wholesome roasted cauliflower and brussels sprouts – a healthy dinner idea that will suit the whole family.
Ciabatta dinner rolls
Ciabatta dinner rolls Ciabatta dinner roles are perfect alongside soup, stews or casseroles to mop up the juices, or with olive oil and balsamic vinegar for dipping.
Miso-roasted whole cauliflower
Miso-roasted whole cauliflower Whether you’re following a meat-free diet or are just looking for creative ways to up your vegie intake, try this delicious whole roasted cauliflower.
Barbecued corn, spinach and avocado salad
Barbecued corn, spinach and avocado salad You only need a few ingredients to create this vibrant and tasty salad – the perfect summer side
Crispy roast potatoes with rosemary salt
Crispy roast potatoes with rosemary salt Soft and fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside and with fragrant rosemary salt these roast potatoes will complement your Christmas lunch.