Traditional Irish Recipes for St. Patrick's Day Weekend

With March 17th right around the corner, it is time to dig out those green, shamrock-adorned clothes from the back of your closet. Every year in mid-march, we all become a little Irish in celebrating this fun, beer-filled holiday. This year, make your party the best one yet with some traditional Irish grub. Loaded with meat and potatoes, your menu will surely be a hit. Here are some yummy Irish recipes to try out this weekend!

 

Corned Beef and Cabbage

 

Oftentimes the first dish that comes to mind when one thinks of Irish cuisine is corned beef and cabbage, so this year whip out your slow cooker and follow this yummy recipe to make this classic meal.

 

 

Shepherd’s Pie

 

Devour this delicious meat pie topped with mashed potatoes. With many variations to choose from, this here is our favorite, including corn, peas, onions and ground beef.

 

 

Cheesy Guinness Bread

 

This delicious twist on beer-cheese dip combines two essential Irish ingredients, Guinness and sharp, tangy cheese. Follow this recipe here and your bread will be the hit of any St. Paddy’s Day party!

 

 

 

Irish Beef Stew

 

If you are celebrating St. Paddy’s Day in New England like we are, then you know that the weather on March 17th is oftentimes quite dreary. What better way to warm up than to feast on a lovely beef stew like this one here.

 

 

 

Irish Soda Bread

 

A perfect snack for any time of day, Irish soda bread is a leavened quick bread often made with raisins and other dried fruits. Whip this bread up from this recipe to complete any Irish-themed plate.

 

 

 

Colcannon

 

This final traditional Irish dish is one that immediately comes to mind for many when they think of St. Patrick’s Day. A combination of mashed potatoes, cabbage, onion and bacon, this dish is simple yet delicious.

 

 

 

We hope you enjoy some of these yummy recipes and channel your inner leprechaun this weekend!!

 

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