70 Favorite Irish Dishes

These Emerald Isle classics will bring a hint of hearty tradition to your St. Patrick's Day feast or weeknight dinner table. With our top corned beef creations, fan-favorite potato recipes and even some sweet treats, we've got all the ideas you'll need.

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef Dinner

"I absolutely love this five-star recipe. It has been our annual St. Patrick's Day corned beef dinner for several years now in my home!"


Traditional Irish Soda Bread

"This is wonderful bread!"

-Karen in Gotham

Bangers & Mash

"This recipe is wonderful. My family asks me to make it at least once a month."


Irish Brown Bread

"This is a geat recipe. I didn't have to change anything, and the bread came out perfectly."


Kevin's Best Corned Beef

"I had never cooked a corned beef before and wanted a recipe to serve family for St. Patrick's Day. Everyone at dinner raved about the tenderness of the meat and the flavor. They continue to talk about how good it was. The recipe was easy to follow and everything turned out perfect. In fact, they asked for the recipe."

-Pat Kinney

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

"This stew is very tasty and very easy to prepare. I have made it several times and it is always so tasty."


Traditional Pastie

"This was very flavorful and I really enjoyed it. A huge plus: My kids liked it so much they even ate the rutabagas."


Baked Corned Beef Brisket

"Next to smoking it, this is the best way I've come across to prepare corned beef brisket. It has super flavor, a nice caramelized outside and a super-tender, moist inside—and it doesn't just fall apart."


Garlic Roasted Cabbage

It only requires a hot oven and five ingredients to make this delicious cabbage — resulting in a perfectly crispy yet tender side dish!

Corned Beef & Cabbage Casserole

"For someone who doesn't like cooked cabbage, this was surprisingly good. The casserole was easy to prep, tasty and filling."

-Jackie's Mom

Mini Shepherd's Pie

"These were very good. They were so colorful and they froze really well."


Twice-Baked Potato Casserole

"This is a simple and delicious alternative to your basic, boring baked potato. It's so simple to make and so tasty."


Corned Beef & Cabbage Bake

"The most amazing, tender corned beef ever! No fuss and half of the time it usually takes."


Colcannon with Corned Beef Brisket

"My husband said this was the prettiest meal I've ever cooked him. This may be our standby meal for St Patrick's Day from now on."


Fried Cabbage & Sausage

"I'm not normally one for cabbage, but the smoked sausage and tomatoes made it delicious."


Corned Beef & Cabbage with Dark Beer

"I've been using this recipe for several years. Everyone always raves about it."


Broiled Steak with Whiskey Sauce

"Five stars is not enough for this fabulous recipe. The steak is so easy to make and so tasty, it just can't be beat."


Irish Stew with Lamb & Guinness

"I had never used barley in my lamb stew, but it was a nice addition. This is very hearty and great for a cold night."

-Outta Here

Vegetarian Irish Stew

"This stew was superb. I wasn't so sure about the recipe at first because the broth sounded bland, but I was really impressed."


Reuben Casserole

"A very quick and easy recipe. It tasted just like my favorite Reuben sandwich but super fast and easy to make."


Honey-Glazed Corned Beef

"This is not the classic 'corned beef and cabbage' variety — it's sweet, savory and sticky like ham."

-Lavender Lynn

Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy

"This was a really tasty meal that gave me an alternative way to prepare my favorite sausage — the Irish banger. The gravy was really flavorful and it elevates this recipe to new heights."


Irish Cream Bundt Cake

"This cake was a wonderful way to end our St. Patrick's Day meal. It was so easy, I'll be making it for other holidays as well."


Pressure Cooker Corned Beef

"My daughter and I loved the recipe. It is the best corned beef we've ever made!"


Dublin Coddle

"This has become a staple around our house. It's wonderful for breakfast, lunch or dinner."



"This is a super authentic recipe for Boxty. You don't need to use St. Patrick's Day as an excuse to make need this classic."

-French Tart

Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie

"This dish has fantastic flavor. It is also excellent re-heated for lunch the next day."


Irish Pub Stew

"Da bombdiggity of beef stews. Crowd pleaser! The flavor is so distinct, deep, rich and delicious. Either way, this is a new St. Paddy's dish added to our traditional meal."


Irish Hotpot with Sausage & Potato

"I made this for our family St. Patrick's Day celebration just as written. It was absolutely incredible. I'd give it more than five stars if I could."


Purple Cabbage & Pecan Salad

"This recipe was so tasty and so easy to prepare. My whole family gobbled it right up."


Steak & Guinness Pie

"This is a lovely comfort food. I'll be making this winning recipe again and again."


Deli-Style Corned Beef

"This worked great. The recipe makes it easy to slice-up thin pieces of corned beef for sandwiches."


Chocolate Guinness Cake

"This has to be the easiest and best cake I've ever made. With the topping, it looks like a pint of Guinness."

-Chef Fiona26

Authentic Irish Soda Bread

"This bread was crunchy on the outside and wonderfully soft on the inside. It tasted exactly like the ones we had in Ireland."

-Aaliyah's&Aaron's mum

Ultimate Irish Apple Cake

"If you want an apple cake that lets the fruit shine, this is for you. It had just the right amount of spice and a delicious crunchy crust."


Shamrock Salad

"This salad is a good dish for guests given it's eye appeal. I plan on taking it to a couple of upcoming potlucks."


Irish Roasted Salmon

"A good Irish whiskey turns this salmon into something really special. I was surprised that it added so much flavor to the fish."


Guinness-Cheese Spread

"My husband really loved this cheese spread. I made this for St. Patrick's Day and served it with dark rye bread for dipping."


Whiskey Cake

"This cake was moist and delicious. Just make sure to poke holes all the way through so the cake cooks properly."


Irish Colcannon

"I made this for a St. Pat's celebration and it got rave reviews. The combination of ingredients was great."


Baileys Irish Cream-Chocolate Cheesecake

"Chocolate chips give this cake a nice crunch, and balance out the sweetness of the cheese mixture really well."


Irish Oatmeal

"The texture of the steel cut oats was amazing. I will never buy another package of pre-made oatmeal again."


Lamb Stew

"This was fantastic. The marinade gave the meat a wonderful flavor. It was very easy to make and so tasty."


Irish Barm Brack Fruit Loaf

"I soaked my fruit overnight and made this loaf in the morning. It was moist and full of flavor."

-French Toast

Beer Bread

"This is just about the easiest bread I've ever made. It has a crusty, golden exterior with a tender inside."

-Linda B

Colcannon Soup

"This soup is deliciously creamy and smooth. It's very tasty and healthy, too."


Smoked Salmon Soda Bread Crostinis

"This is a wonderful appetizer for St. Patrick's Day. I plan on eating it every year from here on out."

-Liza at Food.com

Guinness Cupcakes With Bailey's Frosting

"I knew the Guinness would add something special to the cake. It made the texture moist and delicious."


Guinness & Honey-Glazed Pork Loin

"This was delicious. If you don't have a pork loin, pork chops work as well. I couldn't have been happier with result."

-Queen Dana

St. Patrick's Day Popcorn

"This tastes like caramel popcorn, but with a green twist."


Irish Potato & Leek Soup

"I partially pureed this soup and left some chunks of potato behind. It tasted excellent."

-Kitchen Princess2010

Irish Fruit Scones

"These are the best scones I've ever had. My family and friends couldn't get enough of them."

-liz m.

Guinness Cake

"My friend served this as a special at his Irish pub. It was so great — they completely sold out."


Loaded Baked Potato Soup

"This is an awesome recipe. It was super easy to make and it tasted amazing."

-Chef Meesh

Irish Lasagna

"The flavor of this dish is delightful — especially the hint of thyme that I've never found in a lasagna before."

-Annie H

Scalloped Potatoes

"I doubled the recipe to feed my extra-hungry crew and everyone loved it. This will be my go-to potato recipe from now on."


Irish Cream Brownies

"Well that settles it — my diet is officially over. I would give this recipe 15 stars if I could."


Mushy Peas

"The smooth, creamy texture of this dish is pure comfort. I served it with malt vinegar as others suggested."

-Pam in the Kitchen

Irish-Potatoes Candy

"These are so cute. They look just like little russet potatoes."


Scalloped Cabbage

"I love finding new things to do with cabbage. This was cheesy and delicious."


Potato Farl

"These pancakes were awesome. They were super flavorful and so easy to make."

-Baby Kato

Irish Shortbread Cookies

"This is without a doubt the best shortbread I have ever made."

-Heather D.

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

"This was a wonderful meal. My family can be critical of my cooking, but these rolls satisfied everyone."


Slow-Cooker Herb Potatoes

"These potatoes are addicting. They taste wonderful and they are so easy to make."


NYC-Style Corned Beef and Cabbage

"This is easier than it looks and so delish! The smell of this cooking draws neighbors to my house!"


Fried Cabbage

"Delicious! Anyone who likes cabbage will love this recipe. I made the recipe as directed except for omitting the red pepper."


Leftover Corned Beef Sandwich

"Loved this. For some reason, I got the bright idea to used crumbled blue cheese on the sandwich, and OMG — my taste buds exploded!"


Southern-Style Cabbage

"Afraid to admit but this may be better than my southern grandmother's cabbage... this is simple, easy, and absolutely delicious!"


Cork County Irish Bread

"I made two other soda breads before and this recipe is by far the best one!"


Boiled Cabbage

Looking for something quick to celebrate St. Paddy's Day? Three ingredients and 20 minutes are all you need for this flavorful cabbage will be on the table.