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60 Best St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

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St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect day for making delicious food, so I’ve gathered 60 of the best St. Patrick’s Day recipes for you to try!

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The best St. Patrick’s Day recipes are those that are tried and true and very popular. These recipes fit that description. I’ve divided them into 6 neat categories below.

“Laughter is brightest where food is best.”

-Irish Proverb

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a cultural and religious celebration held every year on the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death. Saint Patrick is credited with bringing christianity to Ireland. St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated in Ireland for over 1,000 years.

Because it’s fun to make an entire meal on St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll find the best recipes here for appetizers, cocktails, side dishes, soups, stews, main dishes and desserts. Many of these are traditional recipes, and some are more modern choices for St. Patrick’s Day. Plan your menu, and get to work!

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Appetizer Recipes

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Soup and Stew Recipes

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Side Dish Recipes

  • Irish Soda Bread: A classic quick bread with a crusty exterior and a buttery crumb- studded with raisins or currants
  • Colcannon: Mashed potatoes with cabbage, green onions and added pancetta.
  • Champ: These are also known as green onion mashed potatoes.
  • Brown Butter Soda Bread: Brown butter is a lovely addition to classic Irish soda bread.
  • Irish Cheddar Cabbage Hash Skillet: You can’t go wrong with cheesy hash brown potatoes and savory cabbage baked until golden and bubbly.
  • Irish Brown Bread: This bread has additions of Guinness and buttermilk for a delicious, easy loaf to make.
  • Traditional Irish Boxty: A traditional Irish potato pancake that uses both cooked mashed potatoes and grated raw potatoes.
  • Irish Pub Salad: This is a crunchy salad with hard cooked eggs, cheese and a tarragon dressing.
  • Mashed Cauliflower Colcannon: A healthy, low-carb, vegan twist on colcannon, this mashed cauliflower skips the potatoes and butter and uses lighter ingredients.
  • Irish Cabbage and Bacon: This side dish is made with just 5-ingredients.
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Best St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Recipes

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Best St. Patrick’s Day Dessert Recipes

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Bridget Blum

Tuesday 9th of March 2021

I love ❤️ this!