St Patrick’s day menu is here. St Patrick’s Day is the 17th March and celebrates the feast of St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. This day was chosen as it was the day of his death in the 5th century AD. Not only does Ireland celebrate this day, but so do many Irish people living in other countries such as the US. We are going to tell you how to make some traditional St Patrick’s Day dinners as well as some snacks and desserts.
St Patrick’s Day Dinner
Guinness Corned Beef and Cabbage
Corned beef and cabbage are some of the most traditional meals in St Patrick’s day menu. What’s even better is that it can be cooked in a slow cooker so all you have to do is put it on before going to work and then return to a home-cooked meal as soon as you come in the door.
First of all quarter 4 potatoes and put them in the slow cooker with 2 cups of halved carrots and 3 cups of chopped cabbage. Take a brisket of corned beef, cut it in half and then put on top of the vegetables. Now comes the good part. Pour over a
Another traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner recipe is Irish stew and it is a little different from the last recipe, except that it also uses a slow cooker.
For this St Patrick’s day
St Patrick’s Colcannon
If you are a fan of potato and corned beef you will love this St Patrick’s Day Dinner. It can even be served as a vegetarian dish if you leave out the corned beef.
To make it, chop 3 pounds of sliced potatoes and boil for 20 minutes. Then core and shred a head of cabbage and boil with a little butter. Fry garlic and a sliced onion or leek till soft. Mash the potatoes with pepper and melted butter and mix in the cabbage, a pound of warmed and chopped corn beef and 1 and a quarter cups of hot milk. Then it’s all ready to go.
Irish Shepherd’s Pie
This is a variation on the usual lamb shepherd’s pie for St Patrick’s day menu. This one has a twist and uses turkey which is much lighter and less fatty. To make it, boil 1 and a half pounds potatoes for around 20 minutes. Mash this with however much butter you like and a cup of milk. Season to taste. While the potatoes are boiling, fry a pound of ground turkey and a chopped onion. When these are a golden brown add in 2 1 ounce packs of chicken gravy mix and a cup of water. Layer the turkey mixture on the bottom of a casserole dish, put 16 ounces of frozen peas and carrots on top, then the mashed potato and finally some grated cheese. And there you have it, a perfect St. Patrick’s Day dinner.
St Patrick’s Day Snacks
Guinness Beer and Cheese Dip
Perhaps you want to have something to munch on while you are waiting for your dinner? If so why not try this traditional St Patrick’s Day snack. It’s very simple to make and will just take you half an hour. Yor St Patrick’s day menu will be great with snacks!
All you have to do is melt 32 ounces of processed cheese which takes around 20 minutes. Then add a cup of Guinness or another traditional Irish stout, together with Worcestershire sauce, ½ cup of salsa, chili powder, cayenne pepper
Irish Egg Rolls
Are you looking for a St Patrick’s Day snack to offer your guests while waiting for dinner to be served? If you won’t go far wrong with Irish egg rolls.
What you have to do is fry 4 ounces of chopped corned beef, 1 cup shredded cabbage, 1 cup shredded carrot, ½ cup sliced
Saint Paddy’s Dill Dip
This is really easy to prepare St Patrick’s Day snack. Mix together ½ cup sour cream, ½ cup mayonnaise, onion salt, dill weed, Worcestershire sauce, minced onion, parsley, salt and hot pepper sauce. Serve the dip in halved red peppers with sticks of cucumber and carrots.
St Patrick’s Day Desserts
Dark Guinness Brownies
St Patrick’s day menu will be more fun with delicious desserts! Who doesn’t love brownies and why not add Guinness to turn them into a delicious St Patrick’s Day dessert?
Mix together ¾ cup cocoa, 1 cup self-rising flour, and a pinch of salt. Melt ¾ cup white chocolate, 8 ounces dark chocolate
Irish Pound Cake
So what makes a pound cake Irish? Well, in this case, it’s the addition of a tot of Irish Whiskey. To make this delicious St Patrick’s Day dessert beat 1 cup of butter with 8 ounces of cream cheese. Add in 6 eggs, one at a time and then beat in 2 cups of sugar. Stir in 2 cups of self-rising flour, vanilla extract, and mace. Add some Irish whiskey. However much you put in is as to your taste. If you want a boozy cake to add a little more.
The cake needs to be baked for an hour at 350F.
Bittersweet Chocolate and Stout Beer Ice Cream
Are you looking for an indulgent adult’s St Patrick’s Day dessert? If so you won’t go far wrong with this ice cream. Heat up a pint of thick cream and remove from the stove.
Stir in 11 ounces of dark chocolate and ¾ cup of sugar and allow the chocolate to melt.
After this add the stout beer; 1 pint should be enough. Refrigerate until it has cooled and then use an ice cream maker to turn it into ice cream. Leave to freeze overnight.
St Patrick’s day menu
We hope we have given you enough ideas for delicious St Patrick’s Day dinners, snacks