Special meals to prepare at home this Christmas

Sirloin steak with sautéed apples

Are you already making the Christmas menu? Are you hosting guests at home and need special meal ideas that are easy to prepare? In Bezzia We have enough ideas so that you can make a complete menu without getting too complicated.

Three starters, a couple of fish dishes and another couple of meat and some vegan alternatives. Have proposals for all tastes, easy to prepare and economical. And you can do many of them in advance if you're worried about getting overwhelmed on the same day. Discover them!

Starters

There are those that are prepared in 30 minutes and others that require a little more preparation but that you can prepare in advance. One is a classic at Christmas dinners, the others are more innovative and can be very useful if you have vegetarian guests at your table.

Cold hake and prawn cake

  • Zucchini marinated with chopped almonds. Half an hour, it won't take you another minute prepare this zucchini which you will then have to marinate in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours so that it takes in all the flavor of the mint, garlic and chilli. My advice is to prepare it at night, so you can have it the next day. If you want to present it as we have done in Bezzia As a salad, you will only have to add some chopped almonds, pistachios or pine nuts and a few mint leaves.
  • Brie cheese puff pastries, caramelized onion and walnuts. Not only are they simple, but they are also delicious, very attractive and fill the table. These puff pastries Everyone likes them and they are a great resource for a party table.
  • Cold hake and prawn cake. How we like them Bezzia cold cakes for family lunches or dinners! The fact that they can and should be prepared a day in advance is an advantage and they are also as tasty as this cold hake and prawn cake the feast is served.

Puff pastry with brie cheese, caramelized onion and walnuts

Fishes

Do you usually bet on fish for these family dates? We have two proposals for you, one very simple and economical, ideal if you have many guests at home. Another, a classic; a delicious baked fish.

Roasted dorada with zucchini and cherrys

  • Hake and prawn rolls in sauce. They are ideal both to complete the weekly menu and for a party table. Easy to prepare and also quick, since they will not keep you longer than 30 minutes, these rolls can be made with fillets of different fish: rooster, monkfish, fish... in order to adjust them to each budget.
  • Roasted dorada with zucchini and cherrys. Among the many fish that we like, sea bream is one of our favorites to put in the oven. And a roasted sea bream like the one we propose today, in addition to being delicious, takes relatively little time to cook.

Meat

Do you prefer a meat dish or are you looking for a three-course menu? These proposals will allow you to present a delicious dish on the table. without too much effort. And we don't want cooking to take away your time to be with your guests.

Stewed chicken with nuts

  • Pstew with dried fruits. If you are already thinking about Christmas proposals and you don't want to get too complicated,write down this recipe! Because in addition to being liked by almost everyone, you can cook it in advance. Believe us when we tell you that it even benefits with a little rest.
  • Sirloin in beer with sautéed apples. A recipe that we have cooked using pork tenderloin as the main ingredient, but that you could also prepare with loin ribbon. The key to this recipe is the onion and beer sauce and the sautéed apples garnish. Two quick preparations that won't take up much time in the kitchen.

Vegetables

As we already told you, we have thought of everyone to create this selection of special meals to prepare at home this Christmas. Because there are many of us who enjoy vegetables and many of us who choose to Vegetarian diets or vegan.

Roasted eggplant with quinoa and yogurt and garlic sauce

  • Roasted eggplant with quinoa and yogurt and garlic sauce. Esta es una very complete recipe that you can present as a single dish in the meal, that's what we did! We love the contrast of the roasted eggplant with the cold yogurt and garlic sauce. And how easy it is to incorporate quinoa (you could also opt for couscous) and make each fork more complete.
  • Romanescu "rice" with vegetables and mushrooms. Do you have half an hour? Then you can prepare this romanescu rice which could also be broccoli or cauliflower. A very delicious stir-fry to which I advise you to add some mushrooms.

Do you like our proposals for your party menu? They are special but simple meals ideal to prepare at home this Christmas.


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