Ten dinner party worth meals, perfect for low-stress holiday entertaining.
If you’re hosting friends or family this holiday season, let us help you plan your menu. Tried and true family favorites, these recipes can be made ahead. We’ve included all types of cuisines, but all would be perfect for a dinner party. And if you’re not hosting? Any of these meals make delicious, cozy, easy weeknight meals as well, during this busy time of year.
This easy chicken coconut curry is outrageously delicious, comes together in less than 45 minutes and tastes like it’s been simmering all day!
Make-ahead Italian Chicken Sausage Ravioli Lasagna – it’s bursting with fabulous Italian flavor and tastes like you labored for hours! No one has to know the delicious little secret.
Dinner party-worthy and super flavorful, this Chicken Andouille Gumbo can be made ahead for easy, relaxed (and delicious) entertaining!
With a velvety sauce, a secret tip for tender chicken and a fresh herb/crunchy cashew topping, this Coconut Curry Chicken Ramen is always a hit!
This Make-Ahead Beef Bourguignon with melt-in-your-mouth tender beef is crazy delicious, inexpensive and economical!
This Asian-inspired, Honey Coriander Make-Ahead Salmon is perfect for everyday-easy meals but also makes a fabulous entree for a dinner party.
This make-ahead, Homemade Manicotti is beyond delicious with an Italian sausage marinara and tender melt-in-your-mouth pasta.
This delicious Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan Polenta is so good you won’t even miss the meat!
Skillet Pasta Shrimp Scampi – a one-pot, easy, 45-minute weeknight dinner; delicious and elegant enough for a dinner party!
Slow Roasted Italian Pork with Gnocchi– Succulent, melt-in-your-mouth pork and soft pillows of delicious gnocchi nestled in a deep, rich, classic Italian tomato sauce.