Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these Irish recipes!

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Unsure which fun dish you can bring to your celebration of Irish culture? Well, you’re in luck—here are the 10 most exciting recipes destined to impress! A big thank you to the Food Network and bloggers for posting these fun recipes.

  1. Beer Cheese Dip

Perfect for pairing with crackers or pretzels, this dip is a crowd-pleaser! Made with cheddar cheese, cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, seasonings of your choice, and your favorite beer, this dip is incredibly easy to throw together at the last minute.

  1. Boxty

If you’ve ever heard the old Irish riddle, “Boxty on the griddle, boxty in the pan. If you can’t make boxty, you’ll never get your man,” then you’ll know about this dish. Boxty is a traditional Irish potato dish that is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

  1. Chocolate Guinness Cake

What’s better than chocolate cake and Guinness? A recipe where they’re mixed together! This decadent, creamy dessert is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. Add a Guinness splash to your favorite chocolate cake recipe, and you’re good to go!

  1. Colcannon

A traditional Irish potato recipe, Colcannon, is a creamy mixture of mashed potatoes and cabbage or kale. With its added pops of green, this delicious dish is perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day festivities.

  1. Corned Beef and Cabbage

Although this may not be the most unique Irish dish, it is the favorite of many for a reason. When the Irish moved to New York in the nineteenth century, they discovered that the corned beef from Jewish butchers paired nicely with cabbage, and thus, the dish was born.

  1. Irish Beef Stew

By now, you may be sensing a theme to the list—beef and potatoes. Although old-fashioned Irish dishes often call for lamb or mutton, beef is a popular substitute. Also containing cabbage, carrots, and fresh herbs, this dish is the ultimate comfort meal.

  1. Irish Cream Cake

One sweet treat was not enough for the list! Made with Bailey’s, this flavorful dessert is relatively easy to make! Add a splash of your favorite cream liqueur to your favorite cake recipe and lather it in cream frosting, and you’ve got a delicious dish.

  1. Irish Nachos

While Nachos may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Irish cuisine, this dish perfectly captures the tastes of St. Patrick’s Day in one bite. All you need is a bag of your favorite potato chips, some bacon, chopped onions, and a mountain of cheese!

  1. Irish Soda Bread

This dish is the quintessential Irish dessert and is simple to make! This recipe does not involve yeast, making it a quick and efficient dessert to whip up last minute. Buttery and covered in raisins, this sweet and light bread belongs at every St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

  1. Shepherd’s Pie Potato Bowls

These are not your ordinary twice-baked potatoes because they are topped with rich beef and vegetable filling. Bonus, the potato bowls are edible.

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