8 Festive Red and Green Foods for the Ultimate Christmas Party

Za'atar-Spiced Beet Dip with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts © Antonis Achilleos
By F&W Editors Posted December 18, 2014

Don’t just decorate in red and green; cater your party in those iconic festive Christmas colors. Here, eight red and green party dishes for the ultimate Christmas bash.

Don’t just decorate in red and green; cater your party in those iconic festive Christmas colors. Here, eight red and green party dishes for the ultimate Christmas bash.

Red

Negroni 
The bittersweet drink is the perfect red cocktail. Plus, with just three ingredients, it’s easy to make in a flash.

Za’atar-Spiced Beet Dip with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts 
This luscious beet-and-goat-cheese spread is deliciously complex.

Cauliflower Fritters 
Topping crispy fitters with a dollop of red-orange salmon caviar instantly transforms them into fun holiday hors d’oeuvres.

Roasted Tomatoes 
Anchovies and capers give these marinated tomatoes terrific flavor. They’re delightful on thick pieces of grilled country bread.

Green

Pepino’s Revenge 
This vibrant green tequila drink is made with muddled cucumber slices and basil leaves.

Ginger-Miso Sweet Pea Spread 
This spread is made with pureed sweet peas, scallions, ginger and jalapeño. It’s seasoned with miso for delicious umami flavor.

Brussels Sprout, Pancetta and Parmesan Flatbreads 
Thinly sliced brussels sprouts are an incredible topping for flatbread.

Crispy Kale with Lemon-Yogurt Dip 
Roasting kale with extra-virgin olive oil and garlic makes for super-tasty, healthy chips.

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