Low FODMAP Christmas menu: Italian menu
A few years ago, we always used to pick a different country or cuisine as a theme for Christmas dinner. My mother, aunt, grandma and I would think up different dishes and we created a complete themed Christmas dinner. One of our favourite countries for Christmas dinner was Italy. We would take our Jamie Oliver books and when Christmas dinner was there, the table was full of delicious risottos, gnocchi, pasta’s and salads. I have such good memories of these times.
To give you some ideas for such an Italian Christmas menu, I have listed delicious recipes for you that can be used for an Italian themed Christmas dinner. Like this, you can make your own Italian low FODMAP Christmas menu!
Italian low FODMAP Christmas menu
Start your Italian Christmas dinner with some low FODMAP bruschetta’s. I made classic tomato bruschetta’s, but there are many different toppings that you can use.
Or what do you think about a yummy zucchini carrot soup?
Of course, I can also not leave this classic out: a simple low FODMAP carpaccio.
Risotto makes a perfect main dish for an Italian Christmas dinner. What do you think about this delicious mushroom risotto with parmesan cheese and prosciutto. Would you rather have a vegetarian risotto? This risotto with spinach pesto is also a great option.
Do you prefer fish? Then make this tomato risotto with shrimps.
Do you have some leftover risotto or fancy an Italian snack for your aperitivo or snack platter? Try these divine arancini: Italian risotto balls!
Or a creamy gnocchi with chicken and spinach. So tasty and great for Christmas dinner.
Pasta also makes a great main dish for your Italian Christmas dinner. My favourite is this pasta casserole with chicken and cream based on a recipe by Jamie Oliver. It is so so good!
As a side dish, you can serve an Italian salad, such as this salad with melon and parma ham.
What is better than a classic tiramisu to end an Italian Christmas dinner? This version is low FODMAP, gluten-free and lactose-free. Do you want something a little different? This strawberry tiramisu and speculaas tiramisu are also great tiramisu options.
Another delicious Italian dessert is panna cotta. I made a version with chocolate and red fruits. Perfection!
Do you already know what you are going to make for your Christmas dinner?
Will you let me know if you have made an Italian low FODMAP Christmas menu? I would love it if you would share your creations with me by tagging me on Instagram @karlijnskitchen or by using the hashtag #karlijnskitchen.
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