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.

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 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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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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Thin Mint Cupcakes

Go green for St. Patrick's Day with these easy cupcakes inspired by a classic Girl Scout cookie.

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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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Bangers and Egg Sandwiches

Bright tomato jam brings the perfectly balance to this breakfast sandwich stuffed with crisp sausages and cheese-smothered eggs.

Get the Recipe: Bangers and Egg Sandwiches with Irish Cheddar on Brown Bread with Tomato Jam

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)

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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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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Baked Apples with Oatmeal and Yogurt

Give breakfast an Irish accent by stuffing buttery baked apples with oatmeal.

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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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Corned Beef Breakfast Hash

One bite of this corned beef hash and you'll never be tempted to serve green eggs and ham again.


You can be sure this colcannon recipe sticks close to tradition; Tyler traveled all the way to Ireland to get it!

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Homemade Irish Cream

Chocolate, coffee and whisky add up to a liqueur worthy of any St. Patrick's Day toast. Just make sure to start it at least a day in advance.

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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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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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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

Corned Beef with Homemade Gravy

Deepen the flavor of corned beef by adding a flurry of seasonings.

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