Christmas Roast Beef Dinners

When it comes to Christmas dinner, it doesn't get more traditional than roast beef. Looking for a new way to serve it up? Choose from 12 great recipes that range from grandma's to gourmet.

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    Roast Beef with Rosemary

    Family will flock to the table once they get a whiff of this aromatic beef tenderloin roast. Rosemary, pepper, anchovies, and garlic come together to season this Christmas dish.

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    Coffee-Crusted Beef Tenderloin

    Your morning cup of joe just found a new job: moonlighting at Christmas dinner. Rubbed with ground coffee, brown sugar, garlic, and paprika, this revamped roast beef is wonderfully robust.

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    Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream

    This roast beef recipe is spiced with a peppercorn rub and creamy horseradish sauce. Serve it to your guests with crisp green beans for a lively take on Christmas dinner.

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    Beef Tenderloin with Parmesan-Herb Stuffing

    Roast beef gets even more delicious when it’s filled with crowd-pleasing ingredients. Cremini mushrooms, prosciutto, garlic, and croutons make the stuffing, while a wine sauce is drizzled over every mouthwatering bite.

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    Balsamic Beef Roast with Polenta

    Shake up Christmas dinner with a meal the family will love. Balsamic roast beef grows tender after spending a day in the slow cooker beside balsamic vinegar, onions, and Italian seasonings. Soft polenta serves as the perfect accompaniment to this bold, flavorful dish.

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    How to Roast Beef Tenderloin

    Get a perfectly roasted beef tenderloin every time. Here's how.

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    German-Style Beef Roast

    Go for international flair with this German-inspired pot roast. Dill, mustard, and pepper flavor the hearty meal, and the spaetzle side completes this authentic and delicious dinner.

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    Rosemary Beef Tenderloin

    Warm, creamy goat cheese nestled between cuts of beef tenderloin makes this dish platter-worthy. Easy prep results in a very festive meal.

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    Peppercorn Roast Beef with Herbed Yorkshire Puddings

    Go totally classic and cook up this beef roast recipe, complete with Yorkshire pudding on the side. Despite its name, Yorkshire pudding is similar to a popover, and it provides the perfect mop-up for your juicy roast.

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    Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Mediterranean Relish

    Put a surprising twist on an old favorite by moving your beef tenderloin from the oven to the grill. Add Mediterranean standbys like Kalamata olives, plum tomatoes, and sweet peppers for a delightful new way to enjoy this winter dish.

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    Beef Tenderloins with Wine Sauce

    Simple flavor combos are often the most decadent. Take a note from classic French cooking and create this pan sauce with sauteed onions and red wine, then add to the beef tenderloin drippings for a delicious meal that will make a cold night cozy.

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    Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin

    Christmas is all about traditions, and this classic dish will never go out of style. Tenderloin roasted with rosemary, oregano, and thyme will be a comfort to those gathered around your table this holiday.

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    Make-Ahead Holiday Side Dishes

    Preparing holiday side dishes shouldn't be stressful. Make-ahead methods and shortcut ingredients make easy work of these delicious recipes, including stuffing, cranberry sauce, and salads. Whether you're prepping for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's, these side-dish recipes will help you get an early start on your holiday cooking.
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