The Ultimate St. Patrick’s Day Collection: 31 Irish Recipes Just for You!

The Ultimate St. Patrick’s Day Collection: 31 Irish Recipes Just for You!

St. Paddy’s Day is almost here and it’s time to start planning an Irish feast. If you’re sick of green beer, corned beef, and cabbage, then branch out and try some new Irish recipes! Whether you’re Irish all year ‘round or just on St. Patrick’s Day, you won’t be disappointed by this collection!

Main Courses
Irish Coddle: Sausage, bacon and beer add tremendous flavor to this Irish crockpot dish!

Irish Cabbage Stew: Cut up the ingredients the night before and in the morning fill crock pot.  When you come home after a hard days work, it smells wonderful!

Irish Boiled Dinner: A simple dinner with corned beef and vegetables, slow-cooked all day.

Irish Crusted Fish: This fish makes a great St. Patrick's Day meal. It's a good change from corned beef and green beer.

Colcannon: A filling cabbage and potato dish with a humble Irish origin.

Irish Pot-Roasted Chicken: This is a perfect meal to gather around the family and enjoy.
 
Irish Golden Ham: Covered in syrup and cornflakes, this ham has a crunchy crust.
 
Irish Chicken and Dumplings: Lots of potatoes add sustenance and substance to this dumpling dish.
 
Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage: This classic Irish dish is the perfect meal to serve on St. Patrick's Day to really celebrate. It's also a hearty dish any other day of the year.
 
Irish Lamb Stew: A very hearty stew that could make a whole meal! Flavored with parsley, thyme and beer, it is a truly Irish dish.
 
Traditional Irish Bacon and Tri-Cabbage Rolls: This recipe includes elements of a traditional Irish St. Patrick's Day meal.  Using two types of cabbage and Irish bacon, these rolls are wrapped jelly roll style. These "meal packets" are baked in a casserole dish and topped with cheese.

Side Dishes
Irish Potato Casserole: This quick and easy potato recipe is a great way to get dinner on the table fast.

Irish Country Soda Bread: A wonderful, old family recipe for Irish soda bread. This recipe requires no yeast and the batter is easy to make. Tastes good with everything.
 
Shamrock Slaw: This Irish dish is very fun to serve for St. Patrick's Day, but since it's low in fat, it's also a great dish year round.
 
Irish Braised Celery: This is quite possibly the tastiest vegetable side dish  ever.
 
Shepherd’s Pie: A basic beef stew topped with mashed potatoes and cheese, then broiled to perfection.
 
Irish White Pudding Sausage: These easy sausages are part of a traditional Irish breakfast, but good anytime.
 
Irish Fresh Pea Soup: With mint, parsley, and a little bacon, this soup is a flavorful mix compliments of the Emerald Isle.

Irish Wheaten Bread: The secret to this tender bread is in your hands: don't overwork the dough--just lightly knead it.
 
Steak and Guinness Pie: A very UK way to make dinner, this meat pie is thick with Guinness and meat and sweetened with brown sugar and raisins.
 
Desserts
Irish Sherry Trifle: For a rich taste, try this no-bake layering with fruit custard.

Irish Chocolate Dessert
: A creamy, whiskey chocolate sauce softens a lady finger crust.
 
Guiness Chocolate Blarney Castle Cake with Irish Coffee Glaze: This Guinness chocolate cake is the winner of Recipe4Living's St. Patrick's Day Recipe Contest! One of the most famous Irish landmarks is Blarney castle. THE most famous Irish drink is, of course, Guinness. Combine these two into one cake (and throw in a little Irish coffee), and you have the ultimate way to celebrate St. Patty's Day!

Irish Potato Candy: A cute little confection that looks just like little potatoes.

Irish Cream Fudge: Anytime I make this fudge, I get rave reviews because everyone is blown away by the delicious taste. Many people like it because it reminds them of their favorite drink.

Blarney Stone-KISSed Cookies
: Can't make it to Ireland to kiss the real Blarney Stone? Then offer these wonderful Blarney Stone-KISSed Cookies as a sweet substitute. Drizzled with green glaze to add a festive touch.
 
Irish Potato Cake: Mashed potatoes are the unlikely ingredient in this dessert, but the coconut, sugar and frosting really sweeten it up.

Beverages
Irish Tea: This Irish tea makes a great St. Patrick's Day beverage!
 
Irish Coffee: The secret lies in the combination of the piping hot coffee with a slight taste of Irish Whiskey and the cold soothing cream on top.

Chilly Leprechaun: Treat your friends to this festive drink at your next St.Patty's Day party.

Make-Your-Own Baileys: If you don't have Baileys on hand, try this homemade version!

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