Quick Holiday Recipes: 30 Minutes or Less

You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to create a scrumptious holiday meal. Try these recipes that will give you plenty of time to kick back and celebrate.


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Cheese-Filled Endive

Cheese-Filled Endive
Makes 12
Prep 20 m

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Roast Beef Pinwheels

Roast Beef Pinwheels
Prep 10 m

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Creamy Bean Soup

Creamy Bean Soup
Makes 4
Prep 5 m
Cook 5 m

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Pear Salad with Sugared Walnut

Pear Salad with Sugared Walnut
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 8 m

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Ham-and-Cheese Biscuits

Ham-and-Cheese Biscuits
Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Bake 12 - 15 m

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Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

Macaroni and Cheese Casserole
Makes 8
Prep 5 m
Bake 20 - 30 m

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Red Rice and Lentils

Red Rice & Lentils
Makes 12
Prep 10 m
Cook 15 m

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Maple Sweet Potatoes

Maple Sweet Potatoes
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 12 m

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Beef and Broccoli Potatoes

Beef and Broccoli Potatoes
Makes 6
Cook 10 m
Broil 2 - 3 m

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Pork with Pear Compote

Pork with Pear Compote
Makes 4
Prep 5 m
Cook 5 m

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Pork Chops with Port Wine Sauce

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 15 m

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Steak with Horseradish Sauce

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 15 m

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Chocolate-Walnut Turnover

Chocolate-Walnut Turnovers
Makes 18
Prep 15 m
Bake 14 m

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Spiced Apple Cider

Spiced Apple Cider
Makes 6
Prep 5 m
Cook 3 m

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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Makes 30
Prep 10 m
Microwave 2 m
Bake 18 m

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Chocolate-Toffee Cookies

Chocolate-Toffee Cookies
Makes 48
Prep 10 m
Bake 12 m

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Chocolate-Raspberry Turnovers

Chocolate-Raspberry Turnovers
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Bake 11 m

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Mud Pie
Makes 16
Prep 10 m
Bake 15 m
Chill overnight