St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Irish-American corned beef and cabbage, soda bread, Irish stew, and Guinness® stout. Find a traditional recipe—or something fun—for your March 17 celebration.

Staff Picks

Secrets to the Perfect St. Paddy's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage

You won't need luck to make this hearty Irish-American classic.
By Vanessa Greaves

Kimchi Corned Beef

Rating: 5 stars 1
Chef John's spiced-up cabbage and corned beef recipe is a delicious twist to this old favorite.

Instant Pot® Irish Stew

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
This hearty Irish lamb stew is perfect for a chilly day, and easy to make in an Instant Pot®! Serve as-is or with rice on the side.

Beer Braised Irish Stew and Colcannon

Rating: 4.5 stars 321
This is a recipe I shared with my girlfriends from my recipe club last year! It is a yummy alternative to corned beef for St. Pat's Day and a wonderful anytime dish!

Fried Irish Cabbage with Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 85
Cabbage fried in bacon grease with bacon.

Irish Cocktail Cupcakes

Rating: 5 stars 5
If you've ever had a shot of Irish whiskey and Irish cream dropped in a glass of Guinness®, this it in dessert form. The best cupcake ever.

Grandma Mottle's Blarney Stones

Rating: 4.5 stars 14
Every St. Patrick's Day when we were growing up, my grandmother would have us over to make Blarney Stones, pound cake cubes dipped in frosting and rolled in dry roasted peanuts. This became a tradition we considered part of our Irish family heritage.

Fried Potato Farls (Potato Scones)

Rating: 4.5 stars 21
Try these with your full Irish breakfast.

Irish Champ

Rating: 4.5 stars 175
Looks similar to colcannon, but champ is native to the North of Ireland. It's made by blending scallions or green onions with creamy mashed potatoes. Great on its own, served steaming hot with extra butter which will melt through it. But it's also the perfect side dish for good quality sausages.

Steak and Irish Stout Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 64
This delicious Irish meal may provoke your guests into licking the pie dish clean.
By Michael St. Laurent

Braised Corned Beef Brisket

Rating: 5 stars 962
An incredibly tender and juicy corned beef brisket that's well worth the wait!
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Inspiration and Ideas

Chef John's Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Get your Irish on with Chef John! Check out his favorite Irish and Irish-American dishes.
How To Cook Corned Beef
Get cooking tips for using the stovetop, oven, slow cooker, or Instant Pot®.