Mouth-Watering St. Patrick’s Day Recipes: Dinner Ideas That Will Delight Your Taste Buds

Posted: March 14, 2022 4:15 pm

Looking for some delicious St. Patrick’s Day recipes? Look no further! In this post, we share some of our favorite recipes that are perfect dinner dishes, your entire family can enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day.

We have you covered whether you are looking for something traditional or something a little more unusual. We have included recipes for both meat-eaters and vegetarians so that everyone can enjoy the festivities! So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Irish Stew

This classic Irish dish is the perfect meal for St. Patrick’s Day. It is simple to make, and it is delicious. The best part is that it is hearty and filling, so you will be satisfied after eating it.

Ingredients:

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1 pound lamb or beef chuck, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large onions, chopped
3 cups beef broth
3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
4 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 turnip, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine lamb or beef, flour, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Toss to coat the meat evenly.
  3. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large Dutch oven or oven-proof pot. Add the meat and onions and cook until the meat is browned and softened, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add beef broth and bring to a simmer. Stir in potatoes, carrots, turnip, and parsley.
  5. Cover the pot and transfer it to the oven. Bake until the meat is tender and the vegetables are cooked for about 1 1/2 hours.

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

This is another classic Irish dish perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. It is easy to make, and it is very delicious. Plus, it is perfect for a crowd because it can be made in a slow cooker.

Ingredients:

3-4 pound corned beef brisket
1 onion, quartered
1 head cabbage, cut into wedges
6 carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
4 potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
1 bottle Guinness Stout (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Place the corned beef, onion, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, and Guinness Stout (if using) into a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  3. Remove the meat and vegetables from the slow cooker and serve.

Colcannon

This is a traditional Irish dish perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. It is made with potatoes and kale or cabbage, which is delicious.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cups mashed potatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup chopped kale or cabbage
1/2 cup milk


Instructions:

  1. Combine mashed potatoes, onion, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add kale or cabbage and cook until it is wilted for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the kale or cabbage to the bowl of potatoes and stir to combine. Stir in milk until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Serve immediately.

Irish Soda Bread

Traditional Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick’s Day

This is a traditional Irish bread perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. It is simple to make, and it is delicious. Serve it with butter or jam for a delicious treat.

Ingredients:

4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1 cup raisins (optional)
1 cup currants (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a large baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, butter, eggs, buttermilk, raisins (if using), and currants (if using). Stir until the ingredients are well combined.
  3. Transfer the dough to the prepared baking sheet and shape it into a loaf.
  4. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until the bread is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove the bread from the oven and cool on a wire rack. Slice and serve.

Beef and Guinness Stew

This is another classic Irish dish perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. It is simple to make, and it is delicious.

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups beef broth
1 bottle Guinness Stout
3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
3 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a large pot or Dutch oven. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef, flour, salt, and pepper and cook until the beef is browned about 10 minutes.
  3. Add beef broth and Guinness Stout and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add carrots, potatoes, thyme, and rosemary and simmer until the vegetables are tender and the stew is thickened for about 1 hour.
  5. Serve hot with some crusty bread for dipping. Enjoy!

These are just a few of the delicious recipes that you can make for St. Patrick’s Day. Whether you are looking for something simple or more elaborate, something is here for you. These recipes are sure to please your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied. So what are you waiting for? Start cooking!

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