Special Holiday Dinner Menus

Baked Tortellini with Three Sauces
Baked Tortellini with Three Sauces. Linda Larsen

Christmas is coming fast! If you have some entertaining to do, look no further than this collection of special holiday dinner menus that are quick, easy, and spectacular. From roast chicken to rack of lamb to salmon steaks, you'll find menus that will wow your guests, yet leave you time to celebrate too.

Remember to plan your dinner well ahead of time, making lists of everything you need to do, from shopping to cleaning the house.

Then choose your menu, make out your shopping lists, shop, and get ready for a fun evening.

These menus are all very festive, yet easy on you. No matter which menu you choose, have fun decorating your table with Christmas ornaments and candles, build a fire in the fireplace, turn on the Christmas tree, and enjoy these special times with family and friends.

Special Holiday Dinner Menus

Swedish Meatballs Holiday Dinner
Swedish meatballs are tender gems cooked in a slow cooker. Served over a flavorful rice pilaf and paired with some delicious side dishes, this is a simple and festive meal.

Baked Tortellini with Three Sauces Menu
Tortellini is baked with pork sausage and lots of veggies in this spectacular and easy main dish. Serve it with sourdough French bread and a fabulous grape salad.

Steak with all the Trimmings
This delicious menu is perfect for meat lovers. A delectable appetizer primes your taste buds for juicy steak, a yummy fresh vegetable side dish, creamy potatoes, and a spectacular cake.

Crockpot Stuffed Turkey Breast Dinner
A turkey breast in the crockpot will be moist, tender, and very delicious. Served with a wild rice stuffing and some elegant side dishes, this menu is easy and perfect for the busy holiday season.

Special Dinner Menu: Jambalaya
Jambalaya is a festive recipe that can easily be expanded to serve more people.

Add more crockpots if you want to increase the recipe; don't just increase the amounts of ingredients!

Holiday Dinner: Roast Chicken
For a special holiday dinner, roast a chicken with lemon and garlic and serve it with cheesy, creamy potatoes, tender asparagus, a cool winter fruit salad, and a walnut torte for dessert.

Special Holiday Menus: Roast Pork
This special holiday dinner features a succulent and tender boneless roast pork loin, served with scalloped carrots, a sweet and sour spinach salad, and a decadent chocolate fudge cake that is very unusual.

Special Holiday Dinner: Roast Beef Tenderloin
This elegant holiday dinner menu features a spectacular roasted beef tenderloin as the centerpiece, with a pomegranate salad, easy dinner rolls, and the best pecan pie.