Eight Irish inspired recipes to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. These festive recipes are easy, delicious, and sure to please!
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and we’ve rounded up some of our best Irish-inspired recipes to help you celebrate.
There’s an amazing soda bread recipe that might just change your mind about soda bread and our favorite shortbread cookie recipe. If you’re more of a chocolate fan, then the Irish chocolate recipes are perfect for you.
And if you’d to really like to get into an Irish frame of mind, check out our virtual tour of Ireland, where majestic cliffs drop straight down to crashing emerald waves and the greenest of green hillsides are around every corner, dotted with picturesque black and white cows.
It’s a series called Ireland, Off the Beaten Path, parts one, two and three. We also have two fun posts about A Magical Week at Ballymaloe (the famous Irish cooking school) and Ballymaloe, Behind the Scenes.
This unique, delicious Cheddar Herb Savory Irish Soda Bread goes well with soups, salads and just about any entree and yet comes together in well under an hour! It always brings rave reviews from young and old alike, Irish or not!
If you’re looking for something green, this is it. Healthy, delicious and vibrantly green, this creamy, Ballymaloe Fresh Spinach Soup (With no cream!) comes together in less than an hour and has been bringing rave reviews for over 50 years!
These crisp, buttery melt-in-your-mouth delicious Irish Shortbread Cookies require just one bowl and no mixer! They come together quickly and disappear even quicker, so make plenty!
With sweet, lightly stewed blackberries layered with tangy vanilla whipped cream and yogurt, this delicious Irish Blackberry Fool is easy to put together and universally loved. It’s perfect for both fancy dinner parties and casual nights at home!
These decadent, make-ahead, no-bake Irish Chocolate Cheesecake Jars are perfect for parties, picnics, potlucks – take them anywhere, they’re portable!
This elegant Bailey’s Irish Cream French Silk is a melt-in-your-mouth delicious, no-bake, make-ahead dessert that always elicits rave reviews!
Our favorite Blender Chocolate Pots de Cremé made special for St. Patrick’s Day with Bailey’s Irish Cream Syrup!
Irish Chocolate Bundt Cake with Caramel Glaze – this rich, decadent cake is super easy to throw together, no mixer necessary!
This one’s a bonus! This Asian-inspired, Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad isn’t really Irish but the recipe is from Darina Allen (founder of the Ballymaloe Cookery School) and I learned it in Ireland at Ballymaloe so I felt like it qualified! It’s super healthy, can be prepped ahead and simply bursts with bright, fresh, delicious flavor!