You don’t need the luck of the Irish to achieve a beautiful St. Patrick’s Day feast. Here you’ll find 45 Traditional Irish Foods, including favorites like corned beef, colcannon, fried cabbage, soda bread, and more! These Irish-inspired recipes are easy to make and steeped in tradition, and just the ticket to enjoy with a pint of Guinness.
Hearty Irish-style main dishes from classics like corned beef and meat and veg, as well as cozy stews and meaty pies.
Corned Beef Instant Pot Recipe with Mustard Whiskey Sauce
It doesn’t get more traditionally Irish than a pot of corned beef – in this case, an Instant Pot! This all-in-one recipe will have your St. Patrick’s Day meal sorted, complete with cabbage, potatoes, and a finger-licking mustard whiskey sauce.
Corned Beef Hash with Eggs
A traditional breakfast of champions! You’ll love combining your corned beef with a delicious crispy potato hash and seasonings, topped off with fried eggs. This recipe is made in a single skillet and is perfect to serve up ahead of the day’s celebrations.
Corned Beef and Brussels Spaghetti
And for something a little different, try this Irish-style pasta prepared with corned beef and Brussels sprouts! This inventive spaghetti recipe is the perfect way to use up any leftovers following your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Bangers & Mash with Guinness Gravy | No Onions
Bangers and mash is a British pub grub classic! Now you can make your own at home with an Irish twist, in the addition of a rich Guinness gravy. Smothered in flavor, this dish is perfect to enjoy with an extra pint (or two!).
Vegan Shepherd’s Pie
A classic pot pie for all the vegan lads and lasses in your life, made with hearty lentils and mushrooms beneath a blanket of mashed potatoes. The flavors are garlicky, savory, and downright tasty! Just as satisfying as the original.
Garlic Herb Baked Chicken Breasts with Potatoes & Veggies
Chicken ranks high on the list of most popular Irish foods! As does the classic meat-and-veg combo. This easy chicken recipe shares how to cook the most succulent, tender roast chicken, plus veggies, all in one pan and for any occasion, including St. Pat’s.
Shellfish isn’t immediately what comes to mind when you think of Irish cuisine. However, oyster stew is a Christmas Eve tradition for many Irish Catholic immigrants! Christmas comes early with this stew recipe that takes fresh oysters and combines them with a silky, creamy broth. A delicious, cozy bowlful!
Complete your meal with these easy side dishes, for the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day dinner!
A classic soup recipe that’s certain to warm hearts and bellies! Made with a plethora of fresh veggies and cabbage tucked into a cozy fire roasted tomato broth. This low-carb recipe makes it easy to indulge in an extra slice of soda bread!
Cheddar Sausage Guinness Beer Bread
This beer bread is chock full of flavor! What starts as a classic quick bread recipe gets loaded with add-ins like bold cheddar and sausage. Made with Guinness, of course! Use this homemade beer bread to dip into stews, or make corned beef sandwiches.
Warm Bacon Potato Salad with Mustard Dressing
The perfect recipe that’s sure to give any traditional potato salad a run for its money! This potato side dish is served warm, full of smoky bacon and tossed in a zesty mustard dressing. The perfect pairing with your corned beef!
Twice Baked Potatoes
What better way to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day than with a cheesy, mouth watering twice baked potato recipe! Loaded with all the fixings in the form of bacon, sour cream, cheese and chives. An easy side dish that’s bound to satisfy your holiday crowd!
Creamy Parsnip Puree Recipe
Amongst all the potato recipes, try this easy side of parsnip puree with garlic! The rustic feel and taste of this dish makes it easy to love, while the extra nutrients are an added bonus. Plus, it only takes 20 minutes to make. Winning all around!
Easy Crispy Garlic Parmesan Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts
This is a simple, savory recipe for the crispiest brussels sprouts! Even the staunchest of Brussels sprouts doubters will have a hard time resisting. An easy side dish made in the air fryer, full of garlic and parmesan flavor.
With your eyes smiling after a delicious meal, it’s time for a festive dessert! Try these classic treats with coffee or tea as the perfect cap on your St. Patrick’s day meal.
Irish Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel Sauce
Fully embracing Irish tradition, you need to try this boozy, sticky, caramel and whiskey-infused bread pudding. This traditional dessert recipe is topped with a warm and rich caramel whiskey sauce, for a hefty dose of decadence!
Irish Tea Cake Recipe
Light and refreshing, this simple Irish tea cake recipe is perfect to serve after a meal, with coffee or (of course) tea. The crumb is moist, dense, and just the right amount of sweet. It also happens to be super easy to make with ingredients you likely already have in the pantry!
Flourless Fudge Swirl Irish Cream Brownies
A perfect dessert to indulge in this St. Pat’s, these chocolate brownies are laced with swirls of Irish Cream fudge! No flour involved means these gluten-free brownies are allergy friendly and just as fudgy and delicious.
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