Irish apple tart sliced

Irish recipes

23 Recipes

BBC Good Food's Irish recipes are perfect for a comforting family dinner or for entertaining friends. Treat yourself to soda bread or a hearty stew

Irish apple tart

3.666665

(6 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 mins
  • A challenge

Irish stew

4.666665

(9 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 mins
  • More effort

Irish coddled pork with cider

4.42553

(47 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 mins
  • Easy

Rustic oat & treacle soda bread

5

(2 ratings)

This simple, yeast-free Irish bread is delicious with soup or cheese. For a darker loaf, you can use an extra spoonful of treacle in place of the honey
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Irish soda bread

4.735295

(102 ratings)

Get the taste of Ireland with this fresh, no-fuss soda bread
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Irish stew

4.46739

(46 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 mins
  • Easy

Slow-cooked Irish stew

3.875

(10 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 mins
  • Easy

Parsnip, potato & St Gall cheese gratin

4.666665

(6 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 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Mustard champ

4.25

(4 ratings)

This comforting champ is perfect for topping a fish pie, or team with sausages and gravy for a good old favourite
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black velvet

5

(1 rating)

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

Boiled bacon with cabbage & carrots

4.25

(7 ratings)

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 mins
  • More effort

Celeriac champ

5

(1 rating)

Serve this with stews, when you fancy a change from plain mashed potato
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black velvet baby cakes

4.41129

(31 ratings)

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

Colcannon

4.555555

(18 ratings)

Side dishes don’t come more Irish than creamy colcannon - try Kevin Dundon's version
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Smoked haddock & colcannon

3.791665

(6 ratings)

Colcannon, the traditional Irish potato dish, is a great accompaniment to creamy smoked haddock
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Fruit & spice soda bread

5

(10 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 mins
  • Easy

Fifteens

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Good Food reader Alice Colley shares her recipe for this Northern Irish fridge cake with digestives, marshmallows and glacé cherries
  • 20 mins
  • Easy