50+ Gluten-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes (2024)

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50+ Gluten Free Christmas Dinner Recipes to take the stress out of planning holiday meals. Need a main entrée? Only want to serve the best side dishes? On the search for a decadent dessert? From tenderloin to mashed potatoes and stuffing to pecan pie and Christmas fudge, we have you covered.

Preparing a gluten free holiday menu does not mean you have to miss out on all the classics or sacrifice traditions. While gluten filled dishes often spread across the holiday table, not this year! You will find all the popular dishes with a gluten-free twist shared in this recipe collection to be enjoyed by everyone – even if guests are not avoiding gluten.

Start browsing today to select the ideas you want to serve for your Christmas dinner. Happy Holidays!

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Gluten Free Cornbread Dressing

Gluten-free Cornbread stuffing is simple to make and tastes just as delicious as any other dressing recipe. Made with dried cornbread, chicken stock, onions, celery, butter, and hatch chilies, this recipe has a hint of sweetness along with spiciness that makes it extra addictive! Vegetarian and gluten free.

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Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipe

Being gluten-free doesn't mean foregoing traditional stuffing with your holiday turkey. Here's my delicious recipe for gluten-free stuffing!

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Butternut Squash Casserole With Pecans

Butternut squash casserole with pecans is the perfect holiday side dish. With roasted pecans, brown sugar, and sweet squash, this thanksgiving side is quick and simple. Wow your guests with this gluten-free holiday recipe.

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Sweet Potato Crunch

Sweet Crunch is a traditional Midwest recipe. This Sweet potato casserole with canned yams and a pecan crunch topping is simple to make and is absolutely delicious!

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Walnuts

Roasted butternut squash and cranberry casserole is a simple one-dish casserole perfect as a side dish or for your holiday table. Squash, cranberries, and walnuts are roasted with butter and brown sugar that caramelized to perfection!

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Maple Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted butternut squash is a great way to introduce butternut squash to your family. With just 4 ingredients it's super simple and the caramelized flavors are a kid favorite.

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Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash

This Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash is a wonderful side dish for any Holiday dinner. It easily compliments turkey and looks as amazing as it tastes.

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Roasted Acorn Squash Wedges

Roasted Acorn Squash wedges are a simple and delicious way to serve squash to kids. They are easy to make and smell amazing baking.

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Butternut Squash Casserole

A healthy savory butternut squash casserole sweetened with dried fruits and sweet potatoes, complemented by earthiness of brown / wild rice and finished with sweet balsamic notes.

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Caramelized Butternut Squash

No onecan resist the combination of roasted butternut squash with brown sugar and butter that baked into a caramelized butternut squash recipe that not only smells amazing but has a flavor that's out of this world delicious.

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Crockpot Green Bean Casserole (Fresh Green Beans)

Crockpot Green Bean Casserole is a midwestern staple on holiday tables. Free up your oven with this slow cooker version. Using fresh green beans make the dish even more mouthwatering and add a more crisp bite to the casserole.

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Crockpot Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Crockpot Green Bean Casserole recipe is a traditional staple midwestern holiday dish. Make with canned green beans, cream soup, and French fried onions this simple crockpot recipe can be made ahead of time, then cooked the next day saving time and oven space.

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Brussels Sprout Apple Salad

Brussels Sprout Apple Salad is a delicious fall or winter salad filled with apples, pistachios, and feta cheese with a bright vinegar dressing. A gluten-free salad recipe.

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Brussels Sprouts Recipe For Kids

Baked Brussels sprouts are a quick and easy oven roasted brussels sprout recipe that comes out of the oven crispy and delicious in just a couple of simple steps.

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Pan Seared Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts

These quick balsamic glazed brussels sprouts are crispy, lightly sweet and utterly delicious. Perfect healthy and easy vegan side dish for your holiday menu ready in 20 minutes!

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Pomegranate makes for a tasty holiday side dish that works just as easily for a weeknight side.

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Warm Lentil & Kale Winter Salad

Make this colorful warm lentil and kale winter salad to enjoy everything this season has to offer in one bowl! This healthy recipe is easy to follow, nutrient-packed and flavorful.

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Canned Corn Salad

Tangy, cheesy, and vibrant lime flavors combine deliciously in this Mexican street corn salad. To save time, corn is charred on the stove-top.

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Brussels Sprout Salad with Cranberries and Almonds

Shredded Brussels Sprout, Cranberry, & Roasted Almond Salad has a delightful light citrus flavor that blends perfectly with the sweetness of cranberries and crunch of almonds.

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Easy Sauteed Apples

Apples are simmered in maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg along with fresh orange juice for a delicious and healthy dessert recipe.

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Gluten Free Scalloped Potatoes

Gluten free scalloped potatoes are worth the time spent and are best served as a dinner side or holiday dish to pass. Russet potatoes are sliced then combined with butter, fresh garlic, chicken stock, and lots of freshly grated parmesan cheese. A family favorite.

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Gluten Free Cheesy Potatoes

Gluten free scalloped potatoes are worth the time spent and are best served as a dinner side or holiday dish to pass. Russet potatoes are sliced then combined with butter, fresh garlic, chicken stock, and lots of freshly grated parmesan cheese. A family favorite.

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Easy Smothered Potatoes

Smothered Potatoes are a very versatile Southern side dishthat goes with just about any Southern meal. Made entirely from pantry staples with minimal prep and effort in less than 25 minutes, this is well loved by the family potato side dish.

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Instant Pot Baby Red Potatoes

Instant pot baby red potatoes are a quick and easy veggie side dish that takes just 4 minutes to cook. Seasoned with butter, garlic, and parmesan cheese, this is a kid-favorite!

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Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Our Cheesy Mashed Potatoes recipe is the absolute BEST mashed potatoes around. These make-ahead mashed potatoes for a crowd can be reheated in your crockpot saving time and oven space. Gluten Free.

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Mashed Cauliflower "Potatoes" with Roasted Garlic

An easy recipe for creamy mashed cauliflower "potatoes" with roasted garlic. Serve this cozy & healthy vegetable side dish alongside your favorite main course to satisfy a starchy potato craving with fewer carbs. It makes a simple addition to comforting weeknight dinners, yet is fancy enough for holiday gatherings!

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Crock Pot Red Potatoes

Crock Pot Red Potatoes make a delicious& simple side dish for dinner and are great for entertaining.Slowcooker red potatoesare cooked with olive oil, butter, and spices and cook up to be tender and browned.

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Healthy Cheesy Potatoes

Healthy cheesy potatoes are a delicious side dish recipe that is healthier than the traditional full fat version, yet just as tasty. Gluten-free.

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Whole Beef Tenderloin Steak Recipe

The Best Whole Beef Tenderloin Steak recipe made in the oven. Tender beef tenderloin is seared then roasted to perfection for this special holiday meal idea.

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Porterhouse Steak Recipe (Grill)

Learn how to grill Porterhouse steak perfectly every time in just a few simple steps.A Porterhouse Steak is a large steak that can easily be shared. Two steaks can easily feed a family of four.

Learn how to cook prime rib roast (standing rib roast) that's juicy, tender, and perfectly cooked! Read on for cooking times and temperatures using the reverse sear method. Serve on Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, holidays, or any occasion!

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Stuffed Cornish Hens with Cranberries and Apples

These stuffed Cornish hens are filled with cranberries and apples then roasted in the oven over a bed of red potatoes. A simple, elegant meal.

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Cranberry Pesto Stuffed Lamb

A simple cranberry pesto made with basil, mint, garlic and pine nuts makes this stuffed American lamb recipe a gorgeously festive and delicious winter dish perfect as a holiday dinner party centerpiece.

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Juicy Roasted Turkey Breast

If you’re cooking for a smaller number of people this Thanksgiving or Christmas, then this roasted turkey breast is so easy to cook and takes just 60-90 minutes to be ready!

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Baked Picnic Ham With Cinnamon Honey Glaze

Cinnamon Honey GlazePicnic Hamis juicy, smoky, fragrant, and full of amazing flavor. Versatile and economical, picnic ham is ideal for serving at family holidays and gatherings.

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Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass Recipe

This pan seared Chilean Sea Bass recipe is incredibly tender and flavorful! This one pan 20 minute meal comes together quickly and easily. A simple lemon herb butter sauce takes this fish to the next level! This sea bass recipe is an easy, healthy and delicious meal that feels fancy.

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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken With Provolone Cheese

This Asparagus Stuffed Chicken with Provolone Cheese is going to be a big hit! With your veggie side dish inside your protein, this is a fun and fancy-looking meal that anyone can make!

This super easyKing Crab Legsrecipe shows you how to prepare crab legs steamed, baked, grilled, or pressure cooked. Alaskan king crab legs are the perfectseafooddinner for special occasions and holidays.

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Sirloin Tip Roast

This recipe for tender and juicy sirloin tip roast is an absolute winner. Beloved by family and friends, this slow roast beef will easily be the highlight of your dinner table.It’s perfect for everything from lunch meat to fancy holiday dinners, and it pleases even the pickiest of eaters.

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Pan Seared Salmon with Rosemary-Walnut Sauce

Pan Seared Salmon with Rosemary-Walnut Sauce delivers a restaurant-quality, dairy-free dish in just 30 minutes. Serve with your side of choice for a heart-healthy meal the whole family will love.

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Prime Rib

Every Christmas, for…I don’t know how many years, we’ve had prime rib. It wouldn’t be Christmas without the beautiful roast,creamed horseradish and creamed spinach.

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Apple Cider Brined Pork Loin

Served with roasted vegetables, this simple show stopping apple cider brined pork loin is perfect for a crowd. Naturally gluten-free, it is extremely tender and juicy and infused with the most magnificent flavor.

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Bottom Round Roast

Beef round roast is relatively simple to prepare, but I give the recipe my own special touch with a delicious sea salt, garlic, and herb crust. It’s juicy and lip smacking delicious! Trust me – this timeless recipe will quickly become a repeat in your meal rotation.

This easy Honey Baked Ham Recipe is the best holiday ham you’ll ever put in your mouth. It is super juicy and tender, with a delish caramelized and sticky glaze. Its warm spices fill the house with an aroma that signals that the holidays are finally here.

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Duck Breasts with Orange Sauce

This Duck with Orange Sauce is probablythe best duck recipeyou will find! With the most delicioustart & sweet orange saucerecipe, this is a dish you will be making over and over again.Afraid to cook duck? Don't be!This is one ofthe easiest "fancy" dishesyou can make - and perfect toprep ahead.

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Learn how to easily cook a whole chicken in the slow cooker or crockpot in just a few simple steps. This recipe is for whole chicken and vegetables in the crockpot that cooks together for a complete meal.

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Easy Pork Loin Recipe

An easy pork loin recipe that starts with searing the pork then roasting chopped veggies for a quick, flavorful, and nutritious dinner meal that is ready in less than 40 minutes.

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars

These gluten-free pumpkin bars will be the star of your next potluck. Made in a large baking pan, these bars have a cake like texture with the added deliciousness of a sweet cream cheese mixture swirled throughout. The perfect fall dessert that kids love!

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Gluten-Free Impossible Pumpkin Pie

Impossible pumpkin pie gets it's name from the fact that it's impossible to mess up! Made with gluten-free ingredients including pumpkin puree, baking mix, eggs, and sweetened condensed milk, blended together in a blender or food processor, then baked and topped with a homemade cinnamon cool whip. This will become a family favorite!

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Christmas Story Fudge

This microwave fudge is made with both semi-sweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips along with marshmallows and sweetened condensed milk blend together into a simple and delicious holiday treat that's easy enough for kids to make all on their own. Gluten-free.

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Christmas Wreath Bundt Cake (Gluten-Free)

A gluten-free Christmas dessert recipe that's both delicious and looks beautiful placed on your holiday table. Made with a blend of gluten-free flour and almond flour along with flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. A holiday favorite that looks complicated, but is simple to make and decorate in just a few simple steps.

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Easy Christmas Cookies for Kids

Learn how to decorate store-bought cookies for Christmas in a few simple steps. These are super easy Christmas cookies for kids to make and will look like you spent hours slaving over cookies!

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Mini Flourless Chocolate Cake

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Gluten-Free Pecan Pie

Gluten-Free Holiday Tips

We known firsthand that planning a meal for a large crowd can be a bit intimating, especially a gluten free meal. Check out our tips for success to planning a gluten free menu.

  • Decide if you will be preparing 100% gluten-free dishes or also making dishes with gluten. If offering both, cook gluten-free dishes first to prevent cross contact.
  • Use our free printable grocery list to keep track of everything you need from the store.
  • Read ingredient labels and search for the certified gluten-free label on products before purchasing.
  • Test new recipes ahead of time – this will allow you to make any changes to the recipe making the day of less stressful.
  • Ensure you have enough pans and utensils for gluten and gluten-free dishes as these cannot be shared.
  • Make meals in advance if possible by preparing and freezing until ready to serve.
  • Serve gluten-free dishes first if passing around the table or place on a different table if serving buffet style.

Most importantly, remember the real reason for the holiday – cherishing time spent with friends and family not only focusing on food. If you have a specific question related to celiac disease, gluten-free cooking or the best ways to successfully feed your family,reach out directlyor post the question below! We are happy to hear from you and help you navigate the wild world of gluten-free living.

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