I love my Christmas vegetables. Well apart from sprouts! I have never liked them or grown into them, at all! Trust me I have tried many times. There are some amazing ways to cook Christmas vegetables. It certainly doesn’t have to be a quick boil in the pan either! It’s also a way to be healthy too. Sometimes it can get a bit tough over the Christmas period, as everything can be quite indulgent. Sometimes going back to basics with some veggies can be a great way to keep the healthiness in over Christmas.
I do love all the veg my hubby and Mum cook though and they always seem to taste better with a Christmas dinner. I’m really inspired by people who do slightly different things with their vegetables; come up with unique recipes which make them ever better. Or it may be a way of using leftovers!
If you love Christmas food you may also want to check out my Christmas Dessert Recipes Ideas.
I asked a group of bloggers for their inspiring Christmas vegetable ideas and this is what they came up with.
Cook Christmas Vegetables
1) Pancetta and Red Wine Brussel Sprouts
Ok I said I don’t like sprouts but I’m always up for trying new recipes with them in. This alternative way of serving your sprouts is from Louise at A Strong Coffee. I think it would make a sweet option for your veg and something really unique and tasty.
2 – Easy Christmas Red Cabbage
I love red cabbage but tend to have it picked usually, so this Christmas red cabbage recipe from Mandy at Sneaky Veg will really spice up your Christmas dinner. Red cabbage always reminds me of my Nan as she used to make it cold in jars! Delicious.
3 – Christmas Soup
Do you have a starter at Christmas? Or are so full on Boxing Day, all you can eat is soup? Regardless this Christmas soup recipe from Emma at Farmers Wife and Mummy will be a tasty, healthy way of eating your sprouts and parsnips! Have a try!
4 – Christmas Leftover Pie
Leftover meat and veggies? What can you do? Make a pie! This recipe from Stevie at Big Stevie Cool looks delicious and stops you from wasting any food! Looks simple to make too. Great if you are getting a little bit sick of leftover turkey.
5 – Airfryer Roast Potatoes
Ok, I know potatoes are not a vegetable but almost! Christmas dinner wouldn’t be Christmas dinner for my hubby without the roast spuds. This delicious recipe from Katy from Katykicker is so simple to make and looks amazing! Give them a try.
6 – Roast Brussel Sprouts and Jerusalem Artichokes with Cranberries and Chestnuts
Yes more sprouts but I’m hoping to find a way to like them! This is another amazing recipe from Mandy at Sneaky Veg and looks really original and tasty. So many Christmassy foods on one plate!
There are so really original and tasty recipes to cook Christmas vegetables, shared from my fellow bloggers.
I hope they have given you some inspiration this Christmas!