St Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate all things Irish as many come together to enjoy their roots. Thankfully, there are several recipes ideas for your get together that are sure to turn your friends green with envy.
Green Velvet Pancakes
Every great day starts with a grand breakfast, right? These St. Patrick’s Day pancakes are sure to get you in the mood. All you need to do is mix up some buttermilk pancakes and add a few drops of green food coloring for the base. Then, simply top the stack with cream cheese. Confectioners’ sugar and some Lucky Charms for the ultimate Irish feast.
Irish Soda Bread
Soda bread is a huge fan favorite, and now you can enjoy your own slice of the nation. You don’t need to worry about letting this dough prove or rise as you can merely mix up the recipe and bake it in the oven for around 55 minutes. Not only will your house smell like freshly baked bread, but your friends are sure to be impressed with your skills.
Guinness Beef Stew
Of course, beef stew is one of the most traditional meals from the nation. Team the ol’ classic with one of Ireland’s favorite drinks and it seems as though you could be in for a winner. All you need to do is add two cups of Guinness to your sauce before cooking the stew for up to eight hours on a low heat. The subtle yet delicious addition is the perfect blend of tastes for the day.
Perhaps you want some nachos, but you’re looking for a way to add an Irish spin to the recipe? All you need to do is thinly slice potatoes to replace the tortilla chips, and you could soon have a whole new meal idea. If you want to add some green to your dish to fit with the theme, then smashing avocado and spooning it over the pot can bring it all together. It’s just time to add whatever you like to the rest of the dish.
Getting your friends round and serving up some ultimate St. Patrick’s Day treats is a sure fire way to enjoy your day to the max while showing off your culinary skills.