Whether you're throwing a household New Year's Eve bash or staying up late to watch the ball drop in Time Square, you'll need some fun and festive New Year’s Eve dinner ideas to get you ready for the night ahead. From belly-filling casseroles to vegetable-focused vegetarian ideas, we rounded up tons of delicious mains to keep you satisfied ‘til the clock strikes midnight. No matter your New Year’s Eve food traditions, we’ve got something for you. Feeling fancy? Try a spotlight-stealing steak dinner crowned with a pat of butter, or a whole-roasted salmon recipe that doubles as a stunning centerpiece. Start the year off right with colorful, filling salads or celebrate your cravings for carbs, carbs and more carbs (such as pasta, gnocchi and risotto, to name a few).Choose one of our quick and easy dinners (including Instant Pot recipes!) if you’d prefer to focus your energy on New Year’s resolutions instead, or get together with a partner, friend, or family to whip up an elaborate feast, even if it’s just a simple dinner for two. Eat the comfort foods you love, share the holiday with family and friends (virtually!) and always, always, save room for New Year’s Eve dessert.