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St Patrick's Day recipes

27 Recipes

Stews, soda bread and other lucky Irish recipes.

Slow-cooked Irish stew

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(3 ratings)
Middle neck or scrag end of lamb are flavoursome cuts and perfect for braising. This traditional casserole contains filling pearl barley, too
8 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Black velvet baby cakes

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(28 ratings)
These gorgeous Guinness puds are an indulgent treat - and perfect for St Patrick's Day on 17 March
1 hour
Easy

Mussels steamed with cider & bacon

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(16 ratings)
Mussels are much easier dish to serve up than people realise. Try this easy dish, read the tips, and impress your friends
1 hour
Easy

Fruit & spice soda bread

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(8 ratings)
A traditional Irish loaf that uses bicarbonate of soda instead of yeast - this version is sweetly spiced with fruit and oats
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Irish stew

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(40 ratings)
The trick with this classic one-pot is to use a cheaper cut of meat, which means you’ll skimp on price but not quality
2 hours and 30 minutes
Easy

Guinness pudding with Whisky cream

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(19 ratings)
Soaking the fruit in Guinness really plumps it up and gives a rich, dark pudding without the bitterness of brandy or rum
6 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Beef & vegetable casserole

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(69 ratings)
A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy - an ideal recipe for cheap cuts as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish
4 hours and 5 minutes
Easy

Colcannon

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(16 ratings)
Side dishes don’t come more Irish than creamy colcannon - try Kevin Dundon's version
40 minutes
Easy

Smoked haddock & colcannon

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(5 ratings)
Colcannon, the traditional Irish potato dish, is a great accompaniment to creamy smoked haddock
10 minutes
Easy

Irish soda bread

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(83 ratings)
Get the taste of Ireland with this fresh, no-fuss soda bread
55 minutes
Easy

Country apple cake

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(14 ratings)
Good Food reader, Magdalena Duggan, shares her grandmother's spiced chocolate sponge packed with fruit from the garden
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Marmalade & whisky bread & butter pudding

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(22 ratings)
The ultimate grown-up comfort food, use leftover fruit bread or even croissants instead of the bread if you prefer
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Black velvet

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Add some sparkle to your Guinness this St Patrick's Day with a splash of Champagne
5 minutes
Easy

Whiskey marmalade

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Add a kick to a classic. Marmalade lovers won't be able to resist
4 hours
Easy

Irish apple tart

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(5 ratings)
This recipe is based on the apple pie that chef Richard Corrigan's mother used to make every St Patrick's Day
1 hour and 30 minutes
For the keen cook

Irish stew

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(6 ratings)
Celebrate St Patrick's Day with Richard Corrigan's Irish stew - it's big on flavour, even bigger if you make it ahead and quite literally, let it stew...
3 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Irish coddled pork with cider

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(44 ratings)
Host your own St Patrick’s day party with this cider infused Irish stew, perfect with a side of colcannon and a pint of Guinness
35 minutes
Easy

Mustard champ

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(4 ratings)
This comforting champ is perfect for topping a fish pie, or team with sausages and gravy for a good old favourite
30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Boiled bacon with cabbage & carrots

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A classic. Boiled bacon is always well received, whatever the occasion, but we especially love the leftover sandwiches the next day!
2 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Potato cakes with smoked salmon

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Irish potato cakes given a modern twist with a classic New York bagel topping
40 minutes
Moderately easy

Parsnip, potato & St Gall cheese gratin

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(5 ratings)
St Gall is one of the best Irish cheeses to cook with, but it will also sit happily alongside a few other varieties on a cheese board
2 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

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