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10 Irish Recipes to Make for St. Patrick's Day

  • The Tomato Tart

    Gluten-Free Boxty

    Boxty, Irish potato pancakes, are given a gluten-free twist with this recipe. Using Greek yogurt instead of sour cream will also provide a hit of protein without adding calories.

    Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Boxty

  • Tried and Tasty

    Cauliflower Shepherd's Pie

    Traditionally, shepherd's pie has a mashed potato crust, but this recipe uses cauliflower for a nutrition boost instead. There's melted cheddar cheese on top, so you know it's going to be good.

    Get the recipe: Cauliflower Shepherd's Pie

  • Simply Whisked

    Corned Beef and Cabbage Tacos

    Fusion recipes are all the rage right now and Irish recipes were not going to be ignored. Enter: Irish tacos. The Guinness horseradish sauce is the perfect replacement for salsa and sour cream.

    Get the recipe: Corned Beef and Cabbage Tacos

  • Lands and Flavors

    Green Irish Soda Bread

    There's no food coloring in this Irish Soda Bread—the emerald hue is thanks to the two cups of spinach! The festive color makes it perfect for any St. Patrick's Day party.

    Get the recipe: Green Irish Soda Bread

  • Kalyn's Kitchen

    Roasted Cabbage with Lemon

    The perfect side dish for your Irish feast is this roasted cabbage with lemon. All you need are three ingredients and 30 minutes in the oven—doesn't get much simpler than that.

    Get the recipe: Roasted Cabbage with Lemon

  • Reluctant Entertainer

    Irish Pub Salad

    Pub salad may seem like an oxymoron, but they're a staple in many bars in the Emerald Isle. Eat a big salad for dinner and wash it down with a pint of Guinness—that's what they mean by a balanced diet, right?

    Get the recipe: Irish Pub Salad

  • Cook the Story


    It's no surprise Irish cuisine in filled with potato dishes, and this dish is perhaps one of the best. Colcannon, or Irish mashed potatoes, are simple to make, but the kale elevates them from the plain variety you may be used to.

    Get the recipe: Colcannon

  • The Skinny Fork

    Skinny Guinness & Irish Cheddar Crustless Quiche

    Guinness-braised onions, cheese, and bacon are the base of this recipe, so you'll definitely want to kiss the Irish cook after you try this quiche.

    Get the recipe: Skinny Guinness & Irish Cheddar Crustless Quiche

  • Home Made Interest

    Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls

    Once you taste these corned beef cabbage rolls, you'll realize it's worth the effort to slow-cook the meat. Adding carrots and parsnips to your mashed potatoes sneaks in healthy veggies and flavor.

    Get the recipe: Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls

  • Well Plated by Erin

    Healthy Shamrock Shake

    While the fast-food version of the Shamrock Shake is a classic for St. Patrick's Day, this recipe is vegan, has no sugar added, and you could even eat it for breakfast. This skinny version is almost as good as finding gold at the end of a rainbow. Almost.

    Get the recipe: Healthy Shamrock Shake