- Christmas roast
- pavo - Stuffed, roasted Turkey served with gravy.
- Ensalada de Noche Buena - Christmas Eve Salad
- Russian potato salad - Side dish to turkey, particularly popular in northern states.
- Bacalao - clipfish or cod, traditionally eaten in the central and southern states of Mexico.
- Romeritos - also a Christmas tradition of the central region, romeritos are small green leaves of a particular type mixed generally with mole and potatoes; generally accompanied with "tortitas de camarón" (shrimp bread)
- Tamales - Tamales can sometimes replace the traditional Turkey or Bacalao with romeritos, particularly in northern and southern parts of Mexico.
- Menudo - A Christmas morning tradition in northwestern states, menudo is a tripe and hominy soup, not to be confused with southern 'panzita'. Menudo is often prepared the night before (Christmas Eve) as its cooking time can take up to 5 hours.
- Ponche - a hot, sweet drink made with apples, sugar cane, prunes and tejocotes. For grown-ups, ponche is never complete without its "piquete" - either tequila or rum
- Marshmallow fruit salad - marshmallow with fruit cocktail, sugar and sour cream. Sometimes dried coconut, ground cinnamon and/or nuts are also added.
- Pineapple Upside-down cake - Turned-over cake with cherries and pineapples.
- Glazed ham - Ham glazed with honey or sugar with cherries and pineapples on top.
- Arroz con Pollo
- Fruit cake
- Egg nog
- Potato salad
- Pan de Rosca
- Arroz con gandules - yellow-rice and pigeon peas with olives, capers, and pieces of ham.
- Ensalada de pulpo - octopus salad
- Escabeche - boiled green bananas and chicken gizzards in Puerto Rican style escabeche.
- Macaroni salad - with tuna and peppers
- Pasteles de guineo
- Pasteles de yucca
- Pastelón - sweet plantain "lasagna" smiler to pionono.
- Pig roast
- Potato salad - made with chorizo and hard-boiled eggs.
- Jamón (Spanish Dry-Cured Ham)
- Roasted turkey
- Roasted lamb
- Langostinos - (king prawn)
- Yema - egg-based dessert
- Mantecados & polvorones - crumbly cakes
- Marzipan, almond cakes
- King cake known as roscón de Reyes in Spanish and tortell in Catalan.
- Hallaca - rectangle-shaped meal made of maize, filled with beef, pork, olives, raisins and caper, and wrapped in plantain leaves
- Pan de jamón - ham-filled bread with olives and raisins
- Dulce de lechosa - dessert made of cooked sliced unripe papaya in sugar syrup
- Ensalada de gallina - salad made of potato, carrot, apple and shredded chicken
- Pernil- roast pork shoulder
See more Christmas dishes around the world at Wikipedia