May the luck of the Irish be with you
Have some fun and go with the green! Here is a selection of colourful green dishes to eat green on St. Patrick's Day.
Start St. Patrick's Day with a tasty green smoothie, made by adding healthy fresh kale. This convenient breakfast drink is sweetened with apple juice and mango.
Leek and potato soup has never looked so good! Baby spinach is the key to this soup’s crisp green colour. Serve this creamy soup with a slice of crusty whole grain bread.
This quick and easy side is a great flavourful way to eat your greens.
Thai green curry paste is made with green chilies, galangal, and kaffir lime, making for a spicy and slightly sweet flavour. We combine it with coconut milk, ginger and fresh herbs in this tasty prawn dish. Serve it over fragrant jasmine rice.
We packed on the green by adding kiwi to this delicious spinach salad
This popular homemade salad dressing is named for its light green colour. Serve this delicious dressing on your vegetable salad – you won’t be disappointed!
These spicy grilled poppers are stuffed with four kinds of cheese, green onion and citrus peel. We like using Anaheim peppers rather than jalapenos, as they’re milder and have a brighter flavour.
These delicate dessert bars are topped with a mixture of lime and crystalized ginger.
This frozen dessert pie is based on the classic grasshopper cocktail drink. Made with a chocolate crumb crust, mint flavoured cream cheese filling and topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, it is sure to be a hit with your guests.
MainIrish Lamb Stew
This classic comforting stew is bound to warm your belly. We keep this recipe traditional by using lamb, root vegetables and a strong stout beer.
SideRosemary and Pepper Soda Bread
Soda bread is a quick bread that doesn’t require any yeast — the rise comes from the combination of baking soda and buttermilk.
SideBraised Green Cabbage
Braising is one of the best ways to prepare cabbage. Cooking it over dry heat before adding liquid to the pan results in a tender and flavourful side dish.
DessertChocolate Stout Bundt Cake
The toasty flavour and silky texture of stout beer makes it a perfect match for chocolate. Topped with a creamy ganache, this cake is an easy but impressive dessert.
This potato-crusted meat potpie is a suppertime classic. We use ground beef or lamb in this recipe, but you could substitute with ground turkey if you’d like.
SideRed Cabbage and Apple Slaw
This pretty cabbage salad is studded with crisp apples, crunchy pecans and dried cranberries. It makes for a nice side dish during the holidays.
SideSpicy Potato Wedges
These baked potato wedges are coated in a spicy blend of paprika, coriander, cayenne and other spices. Serve them with steak or other grilled or roasted meat.
BeverageIrish Cream Frappe
This cool after-dinner drink combines coffee with Irish cream liqueur, milk and chocolate syrup.