Make a big impact with these quick and easy ways to kick off your Christmas lunch

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Via: Sainsbury's


1. Christmas roast vegetable soup with stilton

A perfect combination of wintery roast veg and cheesy stilton – just what Christmas Day needs. Get the recipe for Christmas roast vegetable soup with Stilton.


2. Walnut tartlets with Stilton and dried cranberries

Little bites of deliciousness that'll leave you with plenty of room for turkey. Get the recipe for walnut tartlets with stilton and dried cranberries.


3. Warm duck winter salad

A classic flavour pairing of duck and orange makes this warm winter salad the perfect intro to the main event. Get the recipe for warm duck winter salad.


4. Sharing bread with camembert

'Tis the season for hot, melting cheese... This sharing bread is a festive feast everyone can tuck into, and it looks pretty impressive too. Get the recipe for sharing bread with camembert.


5. Wild mushroom tartlets

Ready-made puff pastry makes these creamy mushroom tarts a doddle to make. To go all-out Christmassy, replace the mushrooms with chestnuts. Get the recipe for wild mushroom tartlets.


6. Prawn, avocado and chilli bruschetta

The chilli, coriander and lemon marinade makes all the difference in this lively prawn starter, and it only takes 15 minutes for all the flavours to infuse. Delicious. Get the recipe for prawn, avocado and chilli bruschetta.


7. Fig, thyme and goat’s cheese tart

Goat's cheese and fig are a flavour match made in heaven. Try this showstopping starter, all wrapped up in a flaky filo pastry. Get the recipe for fig, thyme and goat’s cheese tart.