St. Patrick's Day Recipes & Food: Corned Beef, Colcannon, Irish Stew & More

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the best recipes for corned beef & cabbage, colcannon, Irish stew, desserts and other delicious Irish recipes.

Irish Soda Bread

Buttermilk and baking soda may help Kelsey's soda bread get its beautiful rise, but it's the abundance of ripe currants that put it over the top. 

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

Fun fact: Corned Beef and Cabbage is not an authentic Irish dish. It became a staple among Irish immigrants to the US and is now eaten on St. Patrick's Day all across America.

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Irish Stew

Rich with chunks of lamb, chopped carrots, soft-cooked potatoes and barley, Tyler's hearty stew is quintessentially Irish.

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Adult Shamrock Mint Shake

McDonald's coveted mint chocolate ice cream indulgence, re-thought, re-made, and ramped up with rum.

Get the Recipe: Adult Shamrock Mint Shake (The Irish Pirate)

Chocolate Stout Cake

Dark Irish stout has a toasty, coffee undertone that's the perfect background note in this decadent chocolate bread pudding from Chuck Hughes.

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Alton Brown's Scones

Dotted with tart dried currants and topped with butter, Alton's crumbly scones are best at breakfast or as an afternoon snack.

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Braised Cabbage

Cabbage is the star of this satisfying take on the Irish-American staple, dressed up with a spicy, creamy mustard sauce.

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Creamy Colcannon With Kale

Colcannon is classic Irish comfort food: a mash of potatoes, cabbage and ham or bacon. Try this delicious kale-infused version.

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Luck of the Irish Whiskey Cocktail

Reel in the Irish spirit with a milky sweet serving of Alie and Georgia's indulgent cocktail, made with Irish whiskey, Irish liqueur and creme de menthe.  

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Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

Light and airy, these cupcakes also pack plenty of rich, dark flavor thanks to the combination of chocolate and stout.

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Luck of the Irish Brunch

Bobby celebrates his Irish roots with this stick-to-your-ribs brunch spread piled high with Irish classics, including sausage, fried eggs and buttered soda bread.

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Smoked Salmon Toasts

Smoked salmon is plentiful on the Irish isle. Bobby serves it on bite-size toasts to kick off brunch.

Get the Recipe: Smoked Salmon on Grilled Seven Grain Bread with Tomato and Dill

Slow-Cooker Irish Oatmeal

Sweetened with brown sugar and ground cinnamon, Kelsey mixes her steel cut oats with ripe bananas before they're softened in a slow cooker. For an added touch, serve them with fresh berries and sliced bananas over the top.

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St. Patrick's Day Cheesecake

St. Patrick’s day is a time to turn everything green in honor of the Irish Saint. This creamy cheesecake with festive green stripes is perfect to serve after corned beef, cabbage and a Guinness. Using fresh mint makes the rich cake as bright in flavor as it is in appearance.