3 Best Colorful Delicious Christmas Dinner Ideas


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#1 Christmas Dinner Ideas: Standing Rib Roast

Christmas Dinner Ideas

Ingredients

  • 6 teaspoons of lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 6 teaspoons of paprika
  • 3 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 bone-in beef rib roast (67 to 8 pounds)
  • 4 cups beef stock

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325Β°. In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients. Place roast in a roasting pan, fat side up; rub with seasoning mixture.
  • Roast 2-1/4 to 2-3/4 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145Β°; medium, 160Β°; well-done, 170Β°). Remove roast from oven; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before carving.
  • Meanwhile, pour drippings and loosened browned bits from roasting pan into a small saucepan. Skim fat. Add beef stock to drippings; bring to a boil. Serve with roast.

#2 Christmas Tortellini and Spinach Soup

Ideas for christmas dinner

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini or tortellini of your choice
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add tortellini; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, salt and pepper; return to a simmer. Cook 4-5 minutes longer or until tortellini are tender.
  • Stir in spinach and basil; cook until spinach is wilted. Top servings with cheese.

Berry Beet Salad a Wonderful Dinner Idea

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3 Comments

  1. lindasschaub says:

    These look yummy and colorful – they are not even messy Martha!

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    1. Dra Martha Andrea Castro Noriega, MD WMA FACS says:

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  2. BallesWorld says:

    It looks tasty !!!

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