23 Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for a Crowd

From creamy chicken pasta to ham & cheese roll-ups – we’ve selected some yummy festive munchies for you to serve for your Christmas Eve dinner menu. Whether you are having a casual get together or a romantic dinner for two – you can easily make these simple dishes. I’ve also included some light bite ideas I came across on Pinterest – in case you feel like having more of a finger food style meal or just to add as extras. If you have any leftovers – they can always be served up as appetizers for a low key Christmas dinner!
(tutorial links are below each image)


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1. Seven Fishes Seafood Salad

Seven Fishes Seafood Salad
Tutorial Seven Fishes Seafood Salad


2. Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie
Tutorial Shepherds Pie

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3. Instant Pot Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker

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4. Cheesy Baked Jacket Potatoes

Cheesy Baked Jacket Potatoes
Tutorial Cheesy Baked Jacket Potatoes


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5. Spinach Au Gratin

Spinach Au Gratin
Tutorial Spinach Au Gratin


6. Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu
Tutorial Chicken Cordon Bleu


7. Creamy Chicken Pasta

Creamy Chicken Pasta
Tutorial Creamy Chicken Pasta

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8. Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb

Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb
Tutorial Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb


9. No Bake Mac and Cheese

No Bake Mac and Cheese
Tutorial No Bake Mac and Cheese


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10. Individual Beef Wellingtons

Individual Beef Wellingtons
Tutorial Individual Beef Wellingtons


11. Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Tutorial Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin


12. Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon
Tutorial Beef Bourguignon


13. Ham & Cheese Roll Ups

Ham Cheese Roll Ups
Tutorial Ham & Cheese Roll Ups


14. Korean Dumplings

Korean Dumplings
Tutorial Korean Dumplings


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15. Sausage Roll Bites

Sausage Roll Bites
Tutorial Sausage Roll Bites


16. Roquefort Walnut Pinwheels

Roquefort Walnut Pinwheels
Tutorial Roquefort Walnut Pinwheels


17. Pork Tenderloin Tid Bits

Pork Tenderloin Tid Bits
Tutorial Pork Tenderloin Tid Bits


18. Cheese Bread Bites

Cheese Bread Bites
Tutorial Cheese Bread Bites


19. Loaded Potato Rounds

Loaded Potato Rounds
Tutorial Loaded Potato Rounds


20. Mini Christmas Quiche

Mini Christmas Quiche
Tutorial Mini Christmas Quiche


21. Surprise Canapes

Surprise Canapes
Tutorial Surprise Canapes


22. Brussels Sprout Sliders

Brussels Sprout Sliders
Tutorial Brussels Sprout Sliders


23. Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts
Tutorial Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts