These delicious St. Patrick’s Day recipes include festive foods like Instant Pot corned beef, Irish stew and the always popular Shamrock Shake!
Celebrate all things Irish with these main dishes, side dishes, desserts, appetizers and drinks. This is the ultimate Saint Patrick’s Day menu planning guide!
Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and you may be wondering what to do for meal planning on this festive occasion. Don’t wait until the last minute, make some amazing dishes that will delight your friends and family.
You will want savory appetizers to start the celebration like Reuben dip, Irish nachos or Irish eggrolls. There’s nothing like a hot and crispy snack to get the party going! Also, you can make your meal one to remember with classics like slow cooker corned beef, colcannon and tender braised cabbage.
Whip up some of your favorite St. Patrick’s Day treats for dessert. There are so many fun and colorful desserts like pot of gold cookies or green velvet cupcakes. You can also go all out with a decadent Baileys and Guinness cake or Irish cream Bundt cake.
For a thoroughly delicious meal try my Irish stew. This mix of beef, potatoes and veggies is comfort food at its finest. You could consider this a St. Patrick’s Day recipe and it is always a family favorite!
I wanted to make your menu planning incredibly simple and give you sort of a “one-stop-shop” for recipes. Here are 36 of the best St. Patrick’s Day recipes so prepare to party. I even cover your festive drink options with refreshing beverages like an Irish mule or a Baileys martini!
36 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
This braised cabbage recipe is wedges of cabbage slow cooked with carrots, onions, butter and seasonings until tender. The absolute best way to eat cabbage!
This cabbage and sausage skillet is a combination of smoked sausage, vegetables and savory seasonings, all cooked together to make a quick and easy dinner. A hearty low carb meal that always gets rave reviews!
This colcannon recipe is a mix of mashed potatoes, sauteed cabbage and bacon, all combined to form a hearty and savory side dish. Colcannon pairs perfectly with chicken, beef and pork, and also happens to be super easy to make.
This take on a French onion soup gets an Irish twist with this Guinness Irish soup. It features the rich flavor of Guinness stout in the broth and has a thick slice of garlic bread smothered in Irish cheddar cheese.
This Instant Pot corned beef is pressure cooked until tender, then served with potatoes, cabbage and carrots in a garlic butter sauce. An easy one pot meal that's great for St. Patrick's Day or any other day of the year!
This Irish soda bread is a light and tender loaf studded with plenty of raisins and baked to golden brown perfection. A super easy quick bread recipe that pairs well with so many different main course options!
This Reuben dip is a hot cheesy dip made with the classic sandwich ingredients including corned beef, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing. A unique and unexpected party offering that always gets rave reviews!
This roasted cabbage recipe is wedges of cabbage seasoned with olive oil and spices, then oven baked until tender and browned. A simple and inexpensive side dish that pairs perfectly with chicken, beef and seafood.
This stuffed cabbage rolls recipe is cabbage leaves filled with beef and rice, coated in a homemade tomato sauce and baked to perfection. A comfort food classic that’s hearty, delicious and simple to make.