Serve up these tasty recipes for your St. Patrick's Day celebration. From a comforting stew to freshly baked breads, hearty sides and even a healthy new twist on a "shamrock shake."
1. St. Patrick's Day Stew
A classic Irish stew that simmers in a broth made with Guinness extra stout beer, red wine and beef stock.
St. Patrick's Day Stew
2. Easy Crusty Irish Soda Bread
Simple ingredients plus no yeast, no kneading and no rise time means piping hot soda bread in just an hour. Recipe from theartoffoodandwine.com
Easy Crusty Irish Soda Bread
3. Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Salad
This is one of many delicious recipes that observes "the luck of the Irish" and is a new spin on a family favorite way to serve black-eyed peas.
Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Salad
4. Classic Potato Rolls
There's a whole cup of mashed potatoes in these freshly baked dinner rolls. No kneading the dough. Leave at least an inch between each roll on the baking pan. These bake big and puffy!
Classic Potato Rolls
5. Braised Cabbage with Apples
Here's a new spin on serving cabbage for St. Patrick's Day, simmer it with apples and fresh ginger then top it with cashews and dried cranberries. Recipe from: ifoodreal.com
Braised Cabbage with Apples
6. Smothered Green Beans
What could be more green than green beans on St. Patrick's Day? This is a comforting side dish suitable for gluten free, low carb and keto diets. Recipe from: budgetdelicious.com
Smothered Green Beans
7. Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
Speaking of all things, green let's not forget brussels sprouts. This recipe brings out the sweetness in those tiny sprouts with a generous coating of a custom balsamic glaze.
Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
8. Irish Cheddar & Cabbage Hash Brown Skillet
Does it get any more Irish than potatoes? Frozen hash browns work their magic in keeping things simple. Recipe from: thekitchenprepblog.com
Irish Cheddar & Cabbage Hash Brown Skillet
9. Roasted Cabbage
Serve these crispy cabbage wedges hot from oven and for added variety top them with anything from bacon to smoked paprika for a flavor sensation. Recipe from: dinneratthezoo.com
10. Irish Nachos
These might remind you of baked potato skins, but layered waffle fries give this unique appetizer an Irish pub flair.
11. Irish Potato Pancakes
Serve these Irish potato pancakes in the morning for a cozy St. Patrick's Day breakfast. Recipe from: christinascucina.com
The Best Ever Potato Pancakes, with a Twist (Irish Potato Pancakes)
12. Sweet Green Smoothie
Here's a healthy spin on a "shamrock shake." Start your St. Patrick's Day morning with a healthy smoothie that proudly boasts plenty of color for the greenest holiday of them all.
Sweet Green Smoothie
I hope you enjoy this collection of recipes. While I'm a big fan of corned beef, as you can see here, there are many culinary paths we can take to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
Stay in touch and drop a note in the comments below to let me know how you celebrated the "luck of the Irish!"