Recipes

3 Easy One-Dish Holiday Sides You Must Make on Christmas

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 9:00 AM, December 15, 2015

Rachael Ray Show

Aired December 15, 2015

If you’re looking for a new and different but still homestyle side for your holiday table, David Venable has three rich and delicious options for you.

No. 1: Candied Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is a “dump and stir.” David peels his sweet potatoes and cuts them into chunks, then adds butter, pineapple chunks, molasses, fresh grated nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar. Stir it up, then cook in the crock pot. When cooked, make a slurry of pineapple juice and cornstarch, then add back in to thicken up the sauce. Right before serving, carefully fold in chopped toasted walnuts. Delish!

No. 2: Cheesy Creamed Corn Pudding

This deliciously sweet and savory corn pudding is a traditional dish in Amish Country. David mixes eggs, cream, corn, creamed corn, sugar, flour, panko bread crumbs, a touch of smoked paprika, parsley, Parmesan and cheddar cheese. Yum!

No. 3: David Venable’s Parsnips Au Gratin

Break from tradition and try something new this year with this parsnip gratin! David layers thinly sliced parsnips, cream, green onions and cheese for a decadent and different holiday side.

What do you typically serve for side dishes for holiday meals? Share below.