Whether you always eat more or less the same dinner at Mexican Christmas Food or you try to find something different every year, it never hurts a new inspiration so that the dinner on December 24 continues to have a truly special air of celebration. Next, we present several options for you to think about what kind of menu you want to develop on this occasion: rustic or elegant, traditional or novel, etc. Each menu contains suggestions for entrees, entrees, side dishes and desserts, all around a certain theme; however, feel free to mix items from various themes, if you wish, to put together a dreamy Christmas menu of your own. When is the Christmas tree put up? All our advice.

ELEGANT Christmas menu

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  • Mexicanized Waldorf Salad
  • Shrimp cream
  • Souffle of leek (poro) and hearts of palm
  • Cod Biscayne
  • Brussels sprouts sauteed with bacon and chili
  • Shortbread cookies
  • Roll of walnut or pine nuts and chocolate and rum truffles
  • Baked Turkey Stuffed with Meat

VERY MEXICAN Christmas menu

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  • Christmas Eve Salad
  • Huitlacoche cream or sweet potato cream
  • Chiles en nogada cake or dry noodle with cheese stuffed chili peppers
  • Tequila baked turkey or turkey with mole poblano
  • Rompope cake or Mexican chocolate flan
  • Poinsettia flower shaped cookies

RUSTIC Christmas menu

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  • Sweet potato salad
  • Huitlacoche cream or mushroom soup
  • Spaghetti with pasilla chili sauce or green rice with poblano chili or Christmas rice
  • Turkey baked in garlic sauce or oven-marinated tenderloin
  • Pears stuffed with raisins and walnuts or compote of jocote (tejocote)
  • Carrot pudding or pumpkin flan with pepitas

FRESH Christmas menu

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  • Fresh shrimp salad or palm heart salad or Brussels sprouts and tomato salad
  • Cream of coriander or cream of lettuce
  • Seafood rice or coconut rice
  • Baked Pork Leg
  • Cream cheese pancake or 12 fruit salad  or some jelly
  • Coconut meringue cookies

ECONOMIC Christmas menu

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  • Creamy jicama and carrot salad
  • Cream of carrot or cream of zucchini
  • Elbow salad with ham or cream spaghetti
  • Romeritos with shrimp pancakes
  • Spiced pork tamales
  • Meringues filled with fruit
  • Pineapple slices with jelly or jelly spirals

DIFFERENT Christmas menu

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  • Chips with spicy cranberry sauce
  • Creamy Grape Salad or Colorful or Tropical Poinsettia Salad
  • Orange pumpkin soup with chipotle chili or sweet potato cream
  • Rice to the planter
  • Fish and shrimp with zucchini and pumpkin flower or Mexican salmon with bean puree
  • Chicken in cranberry sauce and chipotle chili or breast in pumpkin flower sauce
  • Churros filled with dulce de leche or mosaic carlota

FUNNY Christmas menu

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  • Empanadas with Mexican fillings
  • Elbow and ham salad
  • Watery soup made with pasta in some Christmas form or Magic tapa soup
  • Meatloafstuffed with mushrooms accompanied with spinach puree
  • Impossible flan or flipped pineapple cake
  • Gingerbread Cookies or Marshmallow Popcorn Balls