Irish Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day


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A plate of food on a table, with Beef and Corned beef
Celebrate St. Patricks Day with recipes that nudge the traditional pot of corned beef and cabbage out of the spotlight. Here are a few of our favorite Irish recipes. My mouth is watering just thinking about the colcannon. I can hardly wait to make it again!

Scroll down to the bottom of the post for plenty of inspiration. From breads to soups, to vegetables and potatoes, to dessert and drinks, it’s all included!
A piece of meat on a white plate

Baked Honey Mustard Corned Beef – This corned beef turns out extra tender and juicy with a sticky sweet honey mustard glaze on top. Make more than you think you’ll need, because even the pickiest eaters might be asking for seconds!

A close up of a bowl of food, with Cabbage and Potato

Irish Colcannon – Buttery mashed potatoes with bacon and cabbage is an unforgettable combination. There has never been a single bite leftover when I make this dish.

A bowl of food on a plate, with Soup and Corned beef

Reuben Soup – Corned beef, sauerkraut and swiss cheese combine all the flavors of your favorite Reuben sandwich in a steaming bowl of soup.

A plate of food, with Potato and Corned beef

Corned Beef Breakfast Hash – Corned beef, red potatoes and cabbage create a breakfast skillet that I look forward to all year long. I’m always tempted to make an extra roast, just for more leftovers!


Check out all of these recipes for more Irish Inspiration:
Irish Cabbage and Bacon Soup – by girlichef
Healthier Irish-Inspired Favorites For St. Patrick’s Day – by Kalyn’s Kitchen
Irish Potato Soup – by Boulder Locavore
Drunken Irish Stew – by Bakeaholic Mama
Corned Beef Stuffed Reuben Bread – by Recipe Girl
Traditional Irish Soda Bread – by Foodness Gracious
Braised Cabbage with Sausage and Potatoes – by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen
Guiness Beef Stew – by Wishes and Dishes
Irish Whiskey Ice Cream – by The View From Great Island
Baileys Irish Cream Mousse Pie – by Saving Room For Dessert
Irish Slammer Magic Custard Cake – by Foodie with Family
Homemade Baileys Irish Cream – by The Cupcake Project
Authentic Irish Coffee – by Diethood

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Mary Younkin

Mary Younkin

Hi, I’m Mary. I’m the author, cook, photographer, and travel lover behind the scenes here at Barefeet In The Kitchen. I'm also the author of three cookbooks dedicated to making cooking from scratch as simple as possible.

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  1. Todd Gresham says

    My wife made the corned beef for our annual St. Patrick's day dinner. The best corned beef I have ever eaten. The only problem the recipe calls for a 3 or 4 lbs corned beef and there is no way you'll have leftovers and with as good as this corned beef is you'll want leftovers.