St. Patrick's Day Recipes

We have all your favorite St. Patrick's Day recipes, inlcuding St. Patrick's Day drink recipes, corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, shepherd's pie, and hearty beef stew (flavored with a touch of stout). Also try St. Patrick's Day breakfast ideas like green eggs, green pancakes, Irish stout cupcakes, shortbread cookies, and lime squares.

Staff Picks

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Rating: 3 stars 2060
This St. Patrick's Day favorite couldn't be simpler to make. By making your corned beef and cabbage in a slow cooker, all of the hard work is done for you.

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Toffee Sauce

Rating: 3.5 stars 468
Sticky toffee pudding is essentially a rich, moist cake permeated with a thick caramel-like sauce (with extra for serving). Most recipes say to soak the dates in hot water, but here we use coffee. It gives the holiday favorite a surprising depth of flavor. Martha made this recipe on Martha Bakes episode 505.

Beef Shin and Carrot Stew

Our hearty Beef Shin and Carrot Stew has some Irish roots—it gets its depth of flavor from stout, and is a perfect dish to serve to warm up a March afternoon when the passing season's chill lingers.

Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Thanks to the pressure-cooker setting on the Instant Pot, you can make this St. Patrick's Day classic in under two hours. The crowd-pleasing dish yields succulent corned beef and tender cabbage every time. Serve with rye or rustic bread for sopping up all the delicious juices.

Simple Watercress Salad

White-wine vinaigrette brings out the delicate flavor of watercress without overwhelming it in this quick side salad.

Tuscan Panzanella

This traditional Tuscan Panzanella summer salad is a mix of bright flavors and textures—tomatoes, bocconcini, red onion, basil, and crusty bread.

Irish Soda Scones

These Irish Soda Scones pack the hallmarks of our favorite St. Patrick's Day bread—loads of currants and caraway seeds—into a single serving with a light, fluffy texture. Just mix, scoop, bake, and enjoy with a spot of tea.

Irish Beef and Stout Stew

Rating: 3.5 stars 325
Warm up with a comforting bowl of this easy freezer-friendly Irish Beef-Stout Stew.

Corned-Beef Egg Cups

Sitting down to a hearty Irish-inspired breakfast on St. Patrick's Day doesn't mean having to wake up at the crack of dawn. These no-fuss egg cups require just five ingredients and 20 minutes of bake time, so you can rise and dine in no time.

Colcannon Shepherd's Pie

Colcannon, a classic Irish side dish of mashed potatoes mixed with chopped cabbage, adds intrigue to this otherwise traditional shepherd's pie.

Jameson Whiskey Sour

Rating: 3 stars 20
This Jameson Whiskey Sour recipe is courtesy of Jameson and makes for a delicious cocktail.

Irish Beef Hand Pies

Rating: 3.5 stars 190
This St. Patrick's Day, tuck the makings of traditional beef-and-potato stew into flaky hand pies you can bake straight from the freezer.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our All-Time Favorite Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipes for St. Patrick's Day
It's a St. Patrick's Day tradition: Whether you go the classic route with a salt-cured and seasoned beef brisket served alongside cabbage or decide to try something new, you can't go wrong. Here are our favorite ways to make corned beef and cabbage for March 17th.
25 Perfect St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Deck yourself out in green and celebrate everything Irish with our absolute favorite recipes for St. Patrick's Day dinner, dessert, and drinks.
Irish-Style Brown Bread

This humble Irish-Style Brown Bread, which gets a small update with the addition of rye flour, is similar to the one you would find every day on the traditional Irish table, served with butter and jam, smoked salmon, or stew. This recipe appears in our cookbook, "A New Way to Bake" (Clarkson Potter).