Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

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Do you have a bit of Irish blood in you? Here are a few Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes you might try to celebrate the Irish. Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Cobblers, and anything Green. 

Both sides of our families have delved into genealogical records enough to know where our families came from before traveling to America. We know that our families have a mixture of German and Irish decent that is probably 60/40. My mother’s maiden name is McKelvy, but there’s a lot of German blood mixed in on all sides. There’s probably some English thrown in there, too.

One thing I know for certain is we like sausage, cabbage, and potatoes. In my search for traditional Irish recipes, I found that there is a mish-mash crossing of recipes (English/Irish) (Irish/German) (Irish/American). Maybe you consider one recipe English, but it’s also found in Ireland. And many American dishes are not typical Irish fare, but rather Irish-American.

Guinness Beer on Draft

So with that in mind, I hope you will enjoy the mix of recipes I’ve put together below. Here’s to the Irish!

While not typical Irish recipes, many of these are what we in America think of for an Irish Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner. Along with Guinness beer. Irish Whisky. Or Irish Cream. 

 

Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes – Main Dishes

 

Slow-Cooked Corned Beef with Cabbage is an easy meal to serve your family for Saint Patrick’s Day. This recipe cooks all day long and has only 5 ingredients. Simple, simple, simple. 

Slow-Cooked Corned Beef with Cabbage
Here's an easy way to cook your corned beef and cabbage. Serve with Steamed Potatoes with Parsley, Roasted Vegetables, or even on a Rueben Sandwich.
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Irish Bangers and Mash is a delicious dish to make, just in time for your Saint Patrick’s Day celebration. Or whenever you’re desiring an easy comfort food dinner. Savory sausage with a brown onion and Guinness gravy served over your favorite mashed potatoes. It’s a sure winner for a cold night.

Irish Bangers and Mash
Here's a delicious dish to make, just in time for your St. Patrick's Day celebration, or anytime you're looking for a little comfort food.
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Make Harvest Grains Reuben Sandwiches when you have leftover corned beef from Saint Patrick’s Day. There’s nothing quite so easy or delicious as corned beef on a warmed sandwich with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and a healthy dose of Thousand Island Dressing. So good!

Harvest Grains Reuben Sandwich
Here's a yummy sandwich to make when you have corned beef leftovers. I love it made with my Harvest Grain Sandwich Loaf Bread.
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Hamburger Cabbage Skillet is an easy, one-pot dish to serve your family on a busy weeknight or when you just don’t feel like doing much in the kitchen. My family loves cabbage. Sweet cabbage. Stuffed cabbage. Cabbage in rolls. Cabbage sauted with Kielbasa. You name it. We’ve tried it.

Hamburger Cabbage Skillet
Here is an easy weeknight recipe to fix for your family. Serve with Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
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Hamburger Cabbage Skillet

 

Kielbasa Potato Skillet Dinner is a one-pot, quick and easy meal, sure to please your entire family! We love Kielbasa, Potatoes, and Cabbage, which makes this recipe one of our favorite Weeknight Dinners.

Kielbasa Potato Skillet Dinner
Here's a quick and easy recipe for you to try, sure to please your entire family!
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While traditionally considered a dish from England, Kansas-Style Herbed Pasties could also be found in an Irish kitchen.

Kansas-Style Herbed Pasty
Kansas-Style Herbed Pasty are not what some consider traditional Cornish pasties. They have more meat and seasonings, and we like them with a brown gravy.
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Irish Bread Recipes

 

Here’s a recipe to make for your family in celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day! It seems the main ingredients in traditional Irish Soda Bread are flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk. Most recipes have black currants and/or caraway seeds. It is a heavy, quick bread that is inexpensive to make and hearty-enough to fill one’s stomach at the beginning (or the end) of the day.

Irish Soda Bread
Here's a recipe to make for your family in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. It seems the main ingredients in traditional Irish Soda Bread are flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk. Most recipes have black currants (or raisins) or caraway seeds. I hope you'll enjoy this one!
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Sourdough Rye Bread is a wonderful recipe that our youngest daughter took to the county fair and won Best Bread with. It’s a hearty bread full of flavor from molasses, caraway seeds, anise seed, and cardamom. I love serving this bread with corned beef or on a Reuben Sandwich.

Sourdough Rye Bread
Here's a wonderful recipe that our youngest daughter took to the county fair and won Best Bread with. It's great served in a Reuben Sandwich.
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Irish Recipes Must Include Potatoes

 

I have been making Steamed Potatoes with Parsley for years. They are so tender and buttery. One of our family’s favorite recipes. Put it all together in minutes and microwave. Quick and Easy. A perfect weeknight side dish that goes with many entrees.

Steamed Potatoes with Parsley
Here's an easy recipe I like to serve with chicken or pork.
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Pan Fried Country Potatoes is an easy recipe I make a lot for our family. Crispy, tender potatoes, seasoned just right with onion, bell pepper, and salt and pepper.

Pan Fried Country Potatoes
Here's an easy recipe I make a lot for our family in the summer. Goes great with fried catfish, steaks, or even a simple dish like Goulash.
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This Easy Baked Potato Soup is a recipe my mother-in-law gave me. It’s easy, creamy and delicious. So yummy.

Easy Baked Potato Soup
Here is a tasty recipe my mother-in-law gave me. It's quick, and easy, and creamy and delicious. So yummy.
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This Country Potato Soup is a perfect choice when you want something warm and creamy. I love making this soup during the week or even on a Sunday evening. It’s easy to prepare, and so satisfying when you just want a nice bit of comfort food.

Country Potato Soup
Here's a delicious recipe when you want something warm and creamy. Great for cool, autumn or spring evenings. Enjoy!
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A Few Green Dishes for Fun

 

Grandma’s Pistachio Salad is especially nice for family gatherings or church dinners. This salad is also kid-friendly. Not only to make with little hands, but also to eat. Kids love to dip their spoons into this salad. In fact, it’s one of our grandchildren’s favorite dishes.

Grandma's Pistachio Salad
Grandma's Pistachio Salad is especially nice for family gatherings or church dinners. This salad is also kid-friendly. Not only to make with little hands, but also to eat. Kids love to dip their spoons into this salad. In fact, it's one of our grandchildren's favorite dishes. 
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This Cabbage Bacon Salad is a recipe I really enjoy. Crunchy, sweet, with the added saltiness of smoked bacon. Yum!

Cabbage Bacon Salad
Here's a recipe I really enjoy. Crunchy, sweet, with the added saltiness of smoked bacon. Yum!
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I like the creaminess of this Creamy Cucumber Salad. And while this is a perfect salad to serve in the summer, it works for March, too! Is there anyone who doesn’t like Ranch Dressing?

Creamy Cucumber Salad
Here's a cool salad to try during the hot summer months. Enjoy!
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Creamy Cucumber Salad

 

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes – Desserts

 

This Apple Pie with Crumb Topping is a mix between a Dutch Apple Pie and an Apple Crisp. Tart apples in a sweetly spiced filling, topped with a crunchy oat crumb.

Apple Pie with Oat Crumb
Here's a recipe that is a mix between a Dutch Apple Pie and Apple Crisp. Very sweet, but quite delicious with some whipped cream or ice-cream.
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This summer I made my first Blueberry Crumble with Oat Flour. It was so delicious and wonderful with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Blueberry Crumble with Oat Flour
This summer I made my first Blueberry Crumble with Oat Flour. It was so delicious and wonderful with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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Pies and Cobblers are always a big hit with my husband and at our family gatherings or church potlucks. This Fresh Peach Cobbler recipe is especially easy to make.

 

I couldn’t create an Irish Recipe post without including one with Irish Cream. This Irish Cream Cake uses a cake mix as its base and is flavored with miniature chocolate chips and Irish Cream Liqueur. The Irish Cream icing seeps into the cake and creates a sweet and crusty film on the outside–like a cake donut! It’s so good.

Irish Cream Cake
I enjoy making Irish Cream Cake at Christmas, which uses a cake mix as its base and is flavored with miniature chocolate chips and Irish Cream Liqueur. It's so good. Perfect for any holiday celebration with family or friends. 
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