Christmas Party Food Ideas

Christmas Party Food Ideas

With the festive season upon us it’s time to eat, drink and be merry - and to help you keep calm when it comes to entertaining, we’ve put together a list of Christmas party food for all your friends and family to feast upon, with real food made simply.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect Christmas canapé recipe, a delicious seasonal dip selection or a few crowd-pleasing nibbles, Birds Eye have all you need for your Christmas party, with food that everyone can enjoy.

Mini Sausage Toadies with Pea Crush
For a delicious canapé that’s perfectly fit for all festivities, why not try these Mini Sausage Toadies with Pea Crush? They’re as simple as they sound yet ideal for Christmas parties. Pop them on a serving plate and offer them round to friends and family for fuss-free finger food that leaves more time for dancing and merriment.


Peas on Toast
Add a dash of green to your Christmas party food with this little festive dish. The winning combination of crusty French bread with seasoned crushed peas, mixed with zesty lemon and topped with creamy feta cheese is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Nothing says Christmas like sharing, especially with light bites like these that everyone can enjoy.


Green Pea Hummus Dip
Your table of Christmas party food isn’t complete without this twist on classic hummus – a popular dip at any time of year, but especially at Christmas! The smokiness of the garlic combined with the zesty lemon and a subtle chilli kick makes a moreish and refreshing dip – adding a touch of greenery to your table.
Make your spread stand out with this vibrant dish and enjoy the versatile dip with your favourite crudités, whether you’re dipping a chip or a carrot stick.


Pea and Blue Cheese Filo Tarts
Is it even Christmas without a cheese dish on your Christmas party table? Our little filo tarts are perfect served hot or even cold, making them an ideal recipe to cook before your guests have even arrived! The creamy blue cheese complements the sweet taste of peas perfectly, and the crispy filo pastry makes these little tarts so mouthwateringly moreish, we have no doubt your guests will be coming back for seconds.


Peas and Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnut and Orange Glaze
Whether you love or loathe them, no festive feast is complete without the addition of the traditional Brussels sprout.
Our spin on this classic Christmas essential is one that we’re sure everybody will want to add to their Christmas dinner come the 25th of December, especially with the zesty orange and hazelnut glaze bringing this dish to life.
Prepare this recipe in advance and serve alongside your Christmas party food to really evoke the spirit of Christmas.


Pea Blinis with Parma Ham and Mint & Melon Salsa
Melon and Parma ham has long since been a firm favourite when it comes to pairing foods, and this recipe takes the classic combination even further with the delicious addition of mint and peas. Try these bite-sized delights and make the festive season extra-special, whether serving as a light starter or sharing amongst friends.


Now you’ve got your Christmas party menu sorted for an evening of entertaining, you might want to think about how you’re going to serve your light bites and nibbles. Wooden chopping boards, tiered stands and opulent platters are all great ways to present your festive finger food, making it easy to share amongst family and friends for even more magical Christmas moments.