St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! Everybody is planning the decorations, getting ready for the traditions and, of course, preparing the yummy Irish recipes. If you still haven’t decided on the menu for the holiday, here you’ll find all the traditional recipes you’ll need for a full St. Patrick's Day feast! Check them out!

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Slow Cooker Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned beef and cabbage is a must!
Corned beef and cabbage is a must! Source: Delish

Let’s start this list with the classic: corned beef and cabbage! This recipe by Delish is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day: it has delicious corned beef, the traditional cabbage, and lots of veggies, and it can be a full dinner on its own.

And the best part:

It’s super easy to prepare: the slow-cooker will do most of the job! Just add all the ingredients to the pot and let it do its thing for a few hours. You can enjoy the free time with your family and friends!

Irish Beef Stew

Your family will love this stew!
Your family will love this stew! Source: Damn Delicious

If you’ve never had Irish beef stew before, then you’re really missing out. This is comfort food at its best, combining a gravy-like tender beef stew on a bed of garlic mashed potatoes, a dish that can amaze anyone at the very first taste.

Get the full recipe over at Damn Delicious – I’m sure you’ll be making this recipe all year round!

Dublin Coddle Recipe

This coddle is super delicious!
This coddle is super delicious! Source: Diethood 

A coddle is also a must on a traditional Irish menu, but this recipe from Diethood is no common coddle. The hearty winter stew is very easy to make, and it combines all the comfort food we love:

  • Potatoes
  • Sausages
  • Bacon

If you don’t want to break your diet, you can easily swap out the ingredients for healthier alternatives and still prepare a very delicious dish.


Everybody should try this recipe on St. Patrick's Day!
Everybody should try this recipe on St. Patrick’s Day! Source: Budget Bytes

Colcannon is basically mashed potatoes taken to a whole new level, and they can elevate any dinner menu. The traditional Irish recipe combines two interesting ingredients - potatoes and cabbage - into a super filling and delicious dish.

Get the full details over at Budget Bytes!


If you’re not a fan of cabbage, then you could mix in just about any greens you prefer, such as:

  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Collared greens
  • Leeks
  • Etc.

Irish Soda Bread

Soda bread is a traditional Irish food!
Soda bread is a traditional Irish food! Source: Food Network

Soda bread is a symbol of Irish food, so it’s a recipe that deserves a spot on your St. Patrick’s Day menu. It’s usually served with salty butter and fruity jam, or along with the main meal.

The original bread recipe was made with just a handful of ingredients, and nowadays the modern recipes are still very easy to make.

Check out the one from the photo above over at The Food Network!

Irish Apple Cake With Custard Sauce

Want some dessert
Want some dessert? Source: Cooking Classy

The spiced apple cake is one of Ireland’s most popular desserts, and it’s known for its crunchy sugar crust. In this recipe by Cooking Classy, tart apples keep the cake from being too sweet, while a blend of ginger, nutmeg, and allspice makes each bite warm and comforting.

Serve it with a drizzle of custard sauce and you’ll have the best Irish dessert!

Guinness Chocolate Pudding

This pudding is super delicious!
This pudding is super delicious! Source: All Day I Dream About Food

Well, we couldn’t make a St. Patrick’s Day menu without a recipe made with Guinness, right?! To finish this list in the best way possible, I present you this beautiful and delicious Guinness Chocolate Pudding by All Day I Dream About Food. The dessert has a deliciously rich taste, and since it’s low carb, you can eat without feeling any guilt or breaking the diet.

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