20 Savory St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is not just about the fun green drinks and fun snack foods.  There are also the traditional foods, like corned beef, colcannon, and Irish soda bread that are traditionally eaten.

I have created a list of 20 Savory St. Patrick’s Day recipes.  I tried to include options for everyone.  There are some vegan, low carb, and paleo options.  Which one below is your favorite?  Are there other traditional Irish recipes you like to eat for St. Patrick’s Day?

If you want more St. Patrick’s Day fun, read Festive St. Patrick’s Day Drink Recipes and 62 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Treat Ideas.


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20 Savory St. Patrick's Day Recipes


Beer Cheese Potato Soup

The Beer Cheese Potato Soup recipe is a perfect choice for St. Patrick’s Day.  This version was created by Simply Made Recipes.  It uses a bottle of Guinness and shredded cheddar as two of the main ingredients.  Other ingredients include onion, celery, carrots, and potatoes.


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Beer Cheese Potato Soup From Simply Made Recipes

Bubble and Squeak

The Bubble and Squeak is made using 5 ingredients.  This is a traditional breakfast dish that makes for the perfect savory St. Patrick’s Day recipe.  It is made using vegetables and mashed potatoes.  This version was created by Rhian’s Recipes.  It is known as Bubble and Squeak because of the sounds the cabbage makes as it is being cooked.


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Bubble and Squeak From Rhian’s Recipes



Brown Butter Colcannon

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish that is made with mashed potatoes mixed with greens.  This version of Colcannon was created by Spoon Fork Bacon.  The recipe uses kale for the greens and some browned butter for enhanced flavor.



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Brown Butter Colcannon From Spoon Fork Bacon


Instant Pot Colcannon

I love things I can make in the Instant Pot.  So easy to use!  I don’t know how I ever lived without one.  Here is a version of Colcannon you can make in the Instant Pot.  This version was created by This Old Gal.


St. Patrick's Day Colcannon Recipe
Instant Pot Colcannon From This Old Gal


Vegan Colcannon

This vegan version of Colcannon was created by Strength and Sunshine.  It is Gluten Free, Paleo, and Allergy Free.  The green vegetables in this recipe are cabbage and scallions.


St. Patrick's Day Colcannon Recipe
Vegan Colcannon From Strength And Sunshine

Corned Beef

Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Skillet

The Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Skillet was created by Peace, Love and Low Carb.  This recipe is both low carb and paleo.  The list of ingredients is fairly short and includes riced cauliflower, corned beef, eggs, and Russian dressing.


Corned Beef Recipe For St. Patrick's Day
Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Skillet From Peace, Love and Low Carb

Guinness Corned Beef Sliders

The Guinness Corned Beef Sliders are made using corned beef, coleslaw, and either horseradish or whole grain mustard.  This recipe can easily be made with leftover corned beef.  The recipe was created by Flavor The Moments.


Corned Beef Recipe For St. Patrick's Day
Guinness Corned Beef Sliders From Flavor The Moments


Low Carb Corned Beef and Cabbage

If you are looking for a low carb version of Corned Beef and Cabbage, look no further.  This version involves making your own seasoning and is also sugar free.  The recipe was created by Peace, Love And Low Carb.


Corned Beef Recipe For St. Patrick's Day
Low Carb Corned Beef and Cabbage From Peace, Love And Low Carb


Slow Cooker Corned Beef

Is it really St. Patrick’s Day if you aren’t eating some corned beef?  The liquid in this recipe uses a can of soda, but you can also use beer or beef broth.  Just mix everything together and cook.  This recipe for corned beef was created by The Short Order Cook.


Corned Beef Recipe For St. Patrick's Day
Slow Cooker Corned Beef From The Short Order Cook


Vegan Corned Beef and Cabbage

Veggie Society has created the perfect Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe that is suitable for vegans.  The recipe uses jackfruit pieces in place of the corned beef.


Corned Beef Recipe For St. Patrick's Day
Vegan Corned Beef And Cabbage From Veggie Society


Easy No-Knead Beer Bread

In my mind, no meal is complete without some type of bread!  This bread is super easy to make and only uses 5 ingredients.  The No-Knead Beer Bread recipe was created by Happy Kitchen.Rocks.


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Easy No-Knead Beer Bread From Happy Kitchen.Rocks


Grilled Reuben Sandwiches

This recipe for Grilled Reuben Sandwiches is from Meals and Mile Markers.  It combines the classic St. Patrick’s Day flavors with a grilled cheese type sandwich.


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Grilled Reuben Sandwiches From Meals and Mile Markers


Irish Boxty (Irish Potato Pancakes)

The Irish Boxty recipe combines both mashed and raw potato with buttermilk.  These are a great choice for a fun St. Patrick’s Day breakfast.  This recipe is from Christina’s Cucina.


Irish Boxty Recipe
Irish Boxty From Christina’s Cucina


Irish Nachos

These Irish Nachos are from Baking Beauty.  Instead of chips, the recipe uses potatoes as the nacho base.  They are then covered in toppings, including cheese and bacon.


Irish Nachos From Baking Beauty


Irish Seafood Chowder

The Irish Seafood Chowder contains salmon, shrimp, and crab as the protein.  Potatoes, vegetables, and other spices are also added in.  This recipe was created by Sumptuous Spoonfuls.



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Irish Seafood Chowder From Sumptuous Spoonfuls

Irish Soda Bread

Gluten Free Irish Soda Bread With Cranberries and Walnuts

This version of the Irish Soda Bread is gluten free and contains both cranberries and walnuts.  The recipe was created by Moon and Spoon and Yum.


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Gluten Free Irish Soda Bread From Moon and Spoon and Yum


Sweet Irish Soda Bread

The Sweet Irish Soda Bread is made using flour, salt, baking soda, and buttermilk.  This version, created by Where Is My Spoon, also adds orange, dried fruit, and caraway.  This bread is also delicious topped with butter or jam.


Irish Soda Bread Recipe
Sweet Irish Soda Bread From Where Is My Spoon


Irish Stew

Guinness Beef Stew

The amazing Guinness Beef Stew recipe was create by From The Travel Palate.  Ingredients of this stew include stew beef, potato, onion, carrots, and celery.  Don’t forget the addition of the Guinness beer!


Guinness Beef Stew From The Travel Palate


Instant Pot Irish Chicken Stew

Budget Delicious has created this easy Instant Pot Irish Chicken Stew.  Not only is this recipe easy to make, it is also made to be budget friendly.  The ingredients include chicken, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, and a bit of bacon.


Instant Pot Irish Chicken Stew From Budget Delicious



Instant Pot Irish Lamb Stew

This version of Irish Stew is made using lamb, potatoes, carrots, and peas.  Optionally, you can add in some beer for flavor.  The recipe was created by Cook At Home Mom.


Instant Pot Irish Lamb Stew From Cook At Home Mom



Slow Cooked Guinness Anchovy Beef and Bean Stew

The Guinness Anchovy Beef and Bean Stew is created by Recipes From A Pantry.  This recipe adds anchovies, beans, beetroot, and tomatoes, among some other traditional flavors.


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Slow Cooked Guinness Anchovy Beef and Bean Stew From Recipes From A Pantry


Loaded Irish Pub Waffle Fry Nachos

This amazing recipe for Irish Pub Waffle Fry Nachos combines fries and nachos!  These are two of my favorite things.  The toppings include scallions, bacon bits, a cheese sauce, and a bit of horseradish.  The recipe was created by Bite Sized Kitchen.


Loaded Irish Pub Waffle Fry Nachos From Bite Sized Kitchen


Reuben Dip

The Reuben Dip is a combination of cream cheese, corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Thousand Island dressing.  This dish would also be great to serve at parties or gatherings.  This fun St. Patrick’s Day dip recipe was created by Will Cook For Smiles.


Reuben Dip From Will Cook For Smiles

Reuben Tater Tots

The recipe for Reuben Tater Tots was created by Savoring The Good.  Something to note about this recipe is that it makes a large quantity of around 60 tater tots.  Corned beef, hash browns, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut are all combined to create the perfect St. Patrick’s Day tater tots.


Reuben Tater Tots From Savoring The Good


Reuben-Topped Irish Nachos

These amazing Reuben-Topped Irish Nachos were created by Two Healthy Kitchens.  The toppings include corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut.


Reuben-Topped Irish Nachos From Two Healthy Kitchens

Roasted Cauliflower

The Roasted Cauliflower is a versatile and healthy side dish.  The post, by The Forked Spoon, contains many different seasoning and sauce ideas to help spice it up and add flavor.


Roasted Cauliflower From The Forked Spoon



Sautéed Cabbage With Leeks and Bacon

The Cabbage With Leeks and Bacon is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day side dish to eat with your corned beef.  This recipe was created by Valerie’s Kitchen.  This is a healthier version of the traditional fried cabbage and is made using butter and vegetable oil instead of bacon grease.


Sautéed Cabbage with Leeks and Bacon From Valerie’s Kitchen


Shamrock Snack Crisps

The Shamrock Snack Crisps are made using pie dough or puff pastry.  They are topped with Parmesan cheese and Italian parsley.  This yummy snack was created by Hungry Happenings.


Shamrock Snack Crisps From Hungry Happenings


Shepherd’s Pie

“Kitchen Sink” Shepherd’s Pie

This delicious recipe for Shepherd’s Pie is from Mission To Save.  This recipe was designed to use many items you would already have in your pantry at home.  Ingredients include ground beef, canned corn, canned green beans, and mashed potatoes.


“Kitchen Sink” Shepherd’s Pie From Mission To Save

Mung Bean Shepherd’s Pie

This Mung Bean Shepherd’s Pie is both gluten free and suitable for vegans.  It uses mung beans in place of the traditional meat that would be used.  Strength & Sunshine created this recipe.


Mung Bean Shepherd’s Pie From Strength & Sunshine


Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Cupcakes & Kale Chips brings a fun St. Patrick’s Day spin on a baked potato.  This recipe is made using ground beef, potatoes, and onion, among other ingredients.  Top it with some cheddar cheese to round out the flavor.


Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Baked Potato From Cupcakes & Kale Chips


Slow Cooker Irish Chili

Feast For A Fraction has created this delicious Slow Cooker Irish Chili.  The chili includes a bottle of Guinness along with the traditional chili ingredients.  Other ingredients include ground beef, onion, bell peppers, and two types of beans.


Slow Cooker Irish Chili From Feast For A Fraction

9 thoughts on “20 Savory St. Patrick’s Day Recipes”

  1. Thank you very much for sharing these. Im so happy that i see keto/paleo recipes there as i do follow strictly these two plans. I will definitely try these! 🙂

  2. MoneyfortheMamas

    The loaded Irish waffle frys look amazing for St. Patrcik’s Day! So tasty, but honesly so does almost all of it 🙂 I’ve been meaning to try a corned beef & hash, so the skillet version you mentioned looks perfect!

  3. Yum! These all look and sound amazing! My husband and I usually just have corned beef and cabbage but thinking I’ll try something new! Thanks for these recipes!

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