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14 Christmas recipes perfect for groups

Roast Turkey With Citrus Butter and Pistachio Stuffing

Serve the ultimate festive spread and wow your friends and family with these recipes

Hosting a large group this year for Christmas? We’ve got you sorted with these recipes that will make it a feast to remember. From easy Christmas ham to tasty vegetarian Christmas recipes, fresh salads, festive sides and stunning Christmas desserts, there’s something for everyone. You’re sure to gain the title of ‘host with most’ and with these mouthwatering dishes, you’ll really show just how much you care about your nearest and dearest this festive season.

Pesto star bread

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Pesto star bread

Basil pesto and parmesan are layered with homemade dough which is then shaped into a beautiful star and baked until golden. This impressive Christmas pull-apart loaf is bound to be the star of the show.

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Seafood Platter With Mango Salsa and Horseradish Mayo

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Seafood platter with mango salsa and horseradish mayo

Eyes are sure to pop when you serve this impressive seafood platter of rock lobster, Pacific oysters and tiger prawns. The fresh mango and jalapeno salsa, and horseradish mayo elevate the seafood to new heights.

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Easy apricot glazed ham

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Easy apricot-glazed ham

With minimal prep time and maximum flavour, this easy Christmas ham recipe is just what you need if you have a million and one things to do for the big day. Slather a Woolworths double smoked half leg ham with our no-fail apricot glaze and serve with your favourite sides.

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Roast Turkey With Citrus Butter and Pistachio Stuffing

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Roast turkey with citrus butter and pistachio stuffing

Set mouths watering with this spectacular festive centrepiece. Succulent roast turkey brushed with citrus butter, stuffed with a pistachio stuffing and teamed with caramelised lemon slices will have your guests going back for seconds.

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Hummus and Crispy Chickpeas

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Whole roasted cauliflower with hummus and crispy chickpeas

A whole cauliflower makes for the perfect roast for vegetarian guests. For a delicious meat-free centrepiece, try this aromatic whole roasted cauliflower with crispy spiced chickpeas and homemade hummus – it’s sure to impress.

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Pork Belly With Blackberry and Nectarine Salsa

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Pork belly with blackberry and nectarine salsa

Take your pork belly to the next level with sweet blackberries and juicy nectarines. This dish makes for a cracking main course and is a great complementary option to a ham or turkey if you’re catering for a crowd.

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Thyme and Crispy Polenta-Coated Potatoes

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Thyme and crispy polenta-coated potatoes

Everyone loves crispy roast potatoes – want to know the secret to making them at home? Polenta! Turn up the crunch factor on sensational spuds by coating them in polenta in this clever recipe.

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Summer Waldorf Salad

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Summer waldorf salad

Liven up your Christmas spread with this fresh twist on the classic Waldorf salad. Celebrating summer produce, this vibrant salad with grilled peaches and juicy blueberries is bursting with fresh flavours.

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Tomato, Mango, Prosciutto and Basil Salad

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Tomato, mango, prosciutto and basil salad

Colourful, fresh and ready in 15 minutes, this easy-to-make salad abounds with festive cheer and is great as a starter or side to the main event.

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Roasted Carrots With Almonds and Cranberries

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Roasted carrots with almonds and cranberries

Ensure an eye-catching spread by playing around with textures and colours. In this beauty, roasted carrot is paired with crunchy almonds, chewy cranberries and refreshing mint for a feast for the eyes and tastebuds.

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Vegan Walnut and Lemon Thyme Cheese

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Vegan walnut and lemon thyme cheese

Create a vegan-friendly grazing plate with this nutty and zingy vegan cheese. Perfect to smear on crackers or with fresh carrot, cucumber and capsicum sticks, this plant-based cheese is sure to impress all your guests.

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Easy gingernut wreath cake

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Easy gingernut wreath cake

Deck out your table with this gorgeous gingernut wreath cake. This easy recipe is perfect to prep-ahead for a stress-free dessert. Simply decorate with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey when ready to serve.

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Tiramisu Pavlova

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Tiramisu pavlova

Why not take the classic Christmas pav and combine it with everybody’s favourite Italian coffee dessert? This tiered tiramisu pavlova extravaganza will have tongues wagging.

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Festive Spiced Bloody Mary

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Festive spiced bloody mary

A full-flavoured festive drink, this spiced bloody Mary is perfect for Christmas brunch. Turn it into a virgin bloody Mary by leaving out the rum. Cheers!

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