20 St. Paddy's Day Irish Recipes
Get ready to party with these Irish recipes for appetizers, desserts, and more!
Whether you're Irish or Irish at heart, St. Paddy's Day is a holiday worth celebrating for the food alone.
We'll be the last to let the day go by without cracking open a Guinness or enjoying a hot plate of corned beef and cabbage, and neither should you!
Below are some traditional and some modern takes on classic St. Paddy's meals. From dinner to dessert, and some other festive surprises, these recipes are sure to get you in the mood to celebrate.
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Corned Beef and Cabbage and Other Irish Dinner Recipes
What better way to celebrate the luck of the Irish than with a delicious corned beef and cabbage recipe? From traditional, slow-cooked, corned beef and cabbage, to corned beef hash and even corned beef soup, these recipes will bring something tasty to your plate whether you're Irish or not. We recommend adding some slow-cooked fingerling or purple potatoes to the St. Paddy's Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage for a hearty final touch.
If you're cooking for a crowd, or are just looking for something else to eat, we also have some other Irish dinner recipe ideas. Beef and Guinness Stew is one of our favorite Irish recipes, with its rich flavor. It is guaranteed to warm you up if March is still a little chilly where you are!
Whether you are making this tasty soup for St. Patrick's Day or you just really love corned beef, this Slow Cooked Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup is one of our very favorite slow cooker soups recipes.
The weather is often still pretty chilly on St. Patrick's Day, and this Irish-inspired stew is the perfect thing to warm you up! Enjoy tons of flavor from hearty ground beef, beans, and spices. And, of course, the depth of added flavor from the Guinness beer just can't be beat.
If you're like us, you know that nothing quite hits the spot when you need a hearty breakfast like corned beef hash. This recipe will come in handy anytime you need to scratch that itch.
There’s nothing better than diving into a soft, buttery crescent roll filled with eggs, corned beef hash, and gooey cheese. This recipe is quick, easy and just enough to fill those hungry bellies for breakfast.
Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like a hearty stew! Cook up Steak and Stout with Potatoes for St. Patrick's Day with it's tender pieces of steak in a rich, flavorful gravy!
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Irish Soda Bread and Other Irish Appetizers
Making Irish soda bread might be one of your family's traditions, or perhaps you just really enjoy eating it. If you've always wanted to learn how to make this traditional Irish staple, we've included three different recipes below for you try out. Serve warm with some fresh Irish butter, and there's no way you'll go wrong!
Be sure to check out our other Irish-themed appetizers for St. Patrick's Day, too! With fun modern recipes like Irish Nachos, you're sure to have one of the best get-togethers in your neighborhood. Your friends will be asking you where you found these clever ideas for Irish party snacks.
Quick and easy to make whole wheat soda bread - it mixes up in minutes and tastes fantastic! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day!
Irish Soda Bread is a staple for St. Patrick's Day every year. This tried and true version features raisins soaked in brandy for a fun twist on this Irish classic.
These Irish Nachos take crisp potato rounds and top them with tasty bacon and gooey cheese. This easy appetizer recipe is likely to become one of your new favorites because it's so addicting! These are perfect for St. Patrick's Day, but work well for a game day, or other party too.
You'll think you've died and gone to Irish heaven after tasting these delicious Potato Pancakes. They're a great breakfast or brunch recipe for your St. Patrick's Day celebration. Just make sure you make enough because they won't last long!
For more Irish-inspired treats, try our collection: 18 Dreamy Irish Desserts
If you're having a party, it's gotta have desserts! That's just common sense. Below, we've included some of our favorite St. Paddy's-themed desserts so you can throw the best Irish bash or simply make the day a bit more festive. Whether you decide to make a traditional Irish dessert recipe like Irish Bread Pudding, or a fun contemporary snack like Frosted Lucky Charms Treats, these recipes are sure to be a hit with your guests.
Irish Coffee Recipe: Spiked coffee topped with a super light Baileys Whipped Cream. This boozy coffee couldn’t be easier with only 5 ingredients.
Green may not be a popular color for pies, but we’re sure glad that someone came up with this minty-colored (and flavored) creation.
You'll get lucky with these Mint Chocolate Guinness Brownies for St. Patrick's Day! Don't be fooled by the stout beer, it gives the chocolate brownie a deep, rich taste that will be exquisite when you pair it with the fresh mint frosting.
You haven't truly lived until you've tried this Irish Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel Sauce. Made with a silky, buttery caramel sauce with the perfect touch of Irish whiskey, this bread pudding recipe knocks it out of the park in terms of flavor.
Boozy chocolate lovers, this cake is for you! From the made-from-scratch double chocolate cake to the rich chocolate glaze, this Irish Chocolate Coffee Bundt Cake is the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day treat.
This Mint Oreo Trifle is the perfect dessert for those who love peppermint and chocolate! Absolutely perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day dessert! Save this to your favorite recipes!
There's nothing quite like a slice of fluffy, sweet Irish Apple Cake. It's especially amazing when topped with a gooey custard glaze!
When you're hosting a party, you want to make sure your guests are satisfied with the snacks. In our experience, this means making a variety of sweet and savory treats. These brownie bites are an appetizer dessert recipe you just can't pass up adding to the menu!