You need some good St. Patrick’s Day recipes if you are going to host an awesome St. Patrick’s Day party. But the tricky thing is there are not any established dishes for St. Patty’s Day so do you know what you are going to serve yet? If you don’t, don’t worry. It is hard to create a menu without really thinking about what ingredients would match your theme so we have done the thinking for you. Here are 10 St. Patrick’s Day recipes that are guaranteed to have your guests green with envy about your kitchen skills.
1. Irish Soda Bread
What is a better way to celebrate St. Patty’s day than to incorporate some Irish influence into the holiday? Serve this soda bread with some green artichoke or spinach dip and you will have completed your theme. Your guests will look this as an appetizer or a party snack as they wait for the main course to come!
2. Shamrock Cupcakes
We cannot have a St. Patrick’s Day without having shamrocks somewhere? And your guests could always use something sweet to eat. These shamrock cupcakes are sure to be a hit at your next party and you will love how easy they are to make!
3. Shepherd’s Pie
This is a classic dish and perfect for those big dinner party. With so many mouths to feed and so many tastebuds to consider, you cannot go wrong with including this classic dish in your dinner menu. The mashed potatoes and the sheep is guaranteed to fill your guests up before they leave. There’s no need for a midnight snack; they barely have room for dessert!
4. Baked Potato
Another classic dish for your dinner party, the baked potato is another great way to incorporate the Irish theme into your party. After all, we should celebrate the potato, considering how important it was in Irish history. Not to mention, this dish is delicious and the customizations are endless. Just remember to give your guest a bunch of toppings to consider! Tip: Bacon is a good one to include.
5. Baked Potato Breakfast Casserole
If dinner parties are not your cup of tea, consider having a brunch date with the girls at your place. This baked potato breakfast casserole is a great way to bring a dinner side dish into the morning. This hearty casserole will definitely prepare you and your girls for a night of fun and partying!
6. Chocolate Mint Ice Cream Cake
Have you considered what desserts to serve for your party? Cupcakes are great for a sweet treat but this chocolate mint ice cream cake will leave you and your guests craving another slice. There is no better way to end the night than with this decadent and delicious treat.
7. Potato Gratin
You might be refueling after your intense party planning so you need something that is hearty and satisfying for your lunch before you go into the kitchen and whip up an amazing feast. Give yourself a break and make this potato gratin that will keep you on your toes and the party planning running smoothly. After all, we cannot have the chef of the hour pass from hunger in the middle of the party.
8. Shamrock Shake
This is the perfect sweet treat for your kids this St. Patrick’s Day. The Shamrock shake is easy to make and will keep them out of your kitchen while you are messing around with electric blender and hot stovetops. Not to mention, it’s a great snack for you as you fuss around in a sweaty kitchen.
9. Skittle White Chocolate Fudge
We cannot have St. Patrick’s Day without some rainbows. These skittle white fudge are the perfect treat for anyone that just wants to indulge this St. Patty’s day. Not only will this make the sweetest host of all but it looks beautiful on your snack table.
10. Lucky Charms Rice Crispy
Are you running late and need a quick treat for your party? Whip these rice crispy treats up and you will be ready before the first guest rings your doorbell. These Lucky Charm rice crispy are the easiest to make of all the St. Patrick’s Day Recipes and will go perfectly with your theme when you see the hints of rainbows peeking through. Your guests will have never guessed that you were rushing to make them.