7 Last Minute Recipes If You Forgot To Plan Ahead
December 20, 2017
Your Mum/Dad/Aunty/Brother just called to ask what you’re bringing to Christmas lunch and, embarrassingly for you, the answer was: um.
If you’re rostered to bring a dish but you totally forgot, then we’ve got 7 last minute Christmas recipes that’ll win over your family and friends. No one needs to know that you were totally unprepared.
Prosciutto Rolls with Goats Cheese
Combine two very good things. Place on a plate. Serve. (Ok, they’re not the only two ingredients in the recipe above, but you get the gist).
Did someone lump you with salad duty? Well, you’ll show them. This extremely easy, very summer-appropriate salad is (a) simple, (b) tasty, and (c) nailing that Christmas look.
Grizzly Bear Pie
Pro tip: buy a pre-made pie shell. The rest is magic.
Roast Potato Salad with Bacon
Potato salad? Meh. Roast potato salad? All new heights of winning. Sometimes the best last minute Christmas recipes are also the simplest.
Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
Please the vegetarians and impress everyone else. This one’s easy peasy and also super tasty. Downside? It’s less of a dish and more of a snack, but if you’re bringing “nibbles” then here’s your winner.
White Chocolate and Oreo Bark
Scheduled on for dessert? Pour lightly salted white chocolate over roughly crushed Oreos and BAM, you’ve got a Christmas sweet thing that’s completely on trend.
Mini Sausage Rolls
Yeah, yeah, the 80s called and they want their party pies back. But just before you dismiss these off hand, take a moment to consider that everyone loves a classic. Plus, it’s a chance to use your fancy napkins. And if you click on the photo you’ll discover a recipe suited to gourmet cheats…!