Christmas recipes

Festive recipes, cooking ideas and kitchen tips for this Christmas

Delicious ways to use your Christmas leftovers

Our Christmas leftover recipes transform turkey, ham, vegetables, smoked salmon, cheese, Christmas pudding and more into exciting new dishes.HELLO! Online's selection includes Thai style turkey and peanut curry, simple ham...

Roast potatoes, parsnips and shallots with pancetta and bay leaves

Preparation time 10 minutesCooking time 1 ½ hoursIngredients1.5kg Potatoes, medium sized, peeled900g parsnips, medium sized, peeled2 tbsp plain flour1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped, plus a few sprigs6-8 tbsp rapeseed oil12...

Sugar roasted squash with bacon

A sumptuous dinner party winner from the new Tate & Lyle Golden & Brown Sugar 30 Best Loved Recipes book. Preparation time 15 minsCooking time 50 minsServes 4Ingredients1 butternut squash...

Glazed carrots

IngredientsCarrots, peeled and cut into batonsKnob of butterJuice of 1 orange2 tbsp Clarks maple syrupFresh parsley, finely choppedMethodSteam or boil the carrots until tender.Place the butter, orange juice and maple...

Free-from and healthy versions of sweet Christmas recipes

Christmas is a time of indulgence but cutting out gluten, sugar or dairy shouldn't mean missing out on all the fun.Check out HELLO! Online's gallery of lighter sweet treats including...

Chocolate Christmas brownies by Natvia

Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesMakes 16 browniesIngredients125g butter1/2 cup cocoa powder3 eggs (60g)1.5 teaspoon vanilla essence1 cup Natvia3/4 cup plain flourFor the strawberry Santa hats16 large strawberries225g cream...

Peanut butter turkey and coconut curry with coriander

Ingredients1 large onion, peeled and roughly chopped2 cloves garlic, peeled2 tbsp rapeseed oil2tbsp balti paste1tbsp tomato puree1tsp cumin2tbsp crunchy peanut butter1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes1 x 400g can coconut...

Gluten-free mince pies

Prep time 15 minutesCooking time 20 minutesMakes 12 piesIngredientsMincemeat filling300 mixed bag or raisins, currants and sultanas1 tsp ground ginger1 tsp ground nutmeg2 tsp of cinnamon½ cooking apple, cored and...

Festive quinoa salad

This recipe is the perfect way to use up for Christmas veg on Boxing Day. It's perfect served at room temperature with cold rich meats and some great coleslaw.Serves 4IngredientsCarrots...

Spicy turkey salad with peppers

Turkey isn’t just for Christmas, although this recipe is certainly a good way to use up any Christmas dinner turkey leftovers! Ready in just 10 minutes and low in calories...

Dairy-free Christmas cake

This fruity Christmas cake will get you feeling festive in no time... Cooking time: 135minsIngredients650g (1lb 7½ oz) mixed dried fruit100g (3½ oz) dried cranberriesfinely grated zest and juice of...

Dairy-free mango trifle

These looks great in angled glasses so you can see the different layers, or even use coffee cups and saucers and serve with a ratafias biscuit on the side with...

Turkey tortilla salad bowls

Ingenious! Bake Discovery Soft Flour Tortillas over individual pudding basins to make bowls – perfect for filling with salad and sizzled turkey strips. Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesServes:...

Boxing Day turkey and raspberry salad

Fresh raspberries and shaved asparagus turn an everyday rice salad into something more exotic and festive.Serves 6Prep: 20 minutesCook: 20-25 minutesIngredients200g (7oz) easy cook brown rice50g (2oz) wild rice6 small...

Turkey and ham pie

Ingredients450g (1lb) plain flourpinch Schwartz Sea Saltpinch English mustard powder100g (4oz) white vegetable fat100g (4oz) hard margarine or butter1 packet Schwartz Creamy White Wine Sauce with Herbs Sauce Mix300ml (½...

Alternative Christmas dessert recipes

Our fabulous festive dessert recipes — including boozy chocolate roulade with sloe gin and blackberries, panettone and ricotta pudding and Gizzi Erskine's sticky toffee figgy puddings — make delicious alternatives...

Christmas ice cream bombe

The alternative Christmas pudding – makes a stunning centre piece, this dessert has the definite wow factor!Serves 10-12Ingredients200g dried fruit (sultanas, sour cherries, cranberries, blueberries)6 tbsp brandy or dark rum...



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