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The Easiest Holiday Recipes EVER

Nov 19 2013

With the holidays right around the corner, you might be thinking—let the stress begin. And while stress usually accompanies this time of year, it doesn’t all have to be tears of desperation. Do something out of your element and actually enjoy the holidays by checking out our list of some of the easiest holiday recipes—well, ever!

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling or mashing them. Just add a little maple syrup glaze to turn this dish into something sublime for the holidays.

Lemon- Dill Green Beans

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A lemon and dill vinaigrette is the perfectly natural complement to the classic green bean dish. It can also taste great tossed with steamed asparagus or drizzled over freshly sliced tomatoes.

Brown Sugar-Glazed Beets

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Want to give beets a try, but afraid of that too-earthy flavor? Adding a sweet brown sugar-glaze is the perfect solution. This easy recipe can also work with steamed carrots, turnips, or rutabaga.

Cranberry-Cherry Relish

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What says the holidays more than cranberry-cherry everything? Dark cherries may be somewhat unusual in a traditional cranberry relish, but they are an interesting and worthwhile addition. They give the relish a beautiful ruby hue and complex taste. And feel free to add some pears in there to provide a nice healthy balance to your red fruits. 

Rustic Pesto Tart

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Talk about an easy, but delicious dessert. Almost everything in this pesto-cranberry tart can be conveniently store-bought. Although the tart can be enjoyed shortly after it comes out of the oven, it’s just as good served at room temperature. Your choice!

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What are your favorite holiday recipes—to eat or make? Let us know in the comments section!