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St. Patrick's Day Recipe Ideas

Updated on March 5, 2015


Let's start the meal off right with some green appetizers! These bit sized treats are the perfect addition to your St. Patrick's Day party. They are all easy to make and will entertain your guests while you put the finishing touches on the main meal.

Spring Green Guacamole Recipe


This yummy looking guacamole recipe is actually made with green peas! All the flavor with only a portion of the fat. Be creative with your dippers... chips, baby carrots or even celery. This is appetizer is a healthy start to your meal. Click here to get the recipe.

Jalapeno Popper Cups


For a spicy treat, try these jalapeno popper cups. These make a great passed treat or put them on the table and let guests gather round. This is a unique addition to your St. Patrick's Day celebration, your friends and family won't be able to stop popping them (so make sure to have plenty on hand)! See the full recipe here.

Emerald Eggs

A fun twist on deviled eggs, these are filled with watercress and scallions. They make for a great finger food that are fun for both kids and adults. It's a yummy, light treat that won't fill them up too much so they can still enjoy the main meal. Click here to see the recipe.

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No St. Patrick's Day celebration would be complete without some green drinks! Pass the cocktails around or line them up on a table and let your guests quickly grab them as they go. If you're feeling particularly fancy designate a bartender and have the drinks made to order! Here are some of my favorites.

13 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Source did such an amazing job of compiling a list of delicious green drinks that there is no reason to go anywhere else! These are all unique and delicious. Some can even be made without alcohol for the designated drivers. Make sure you check out their full list here. Your guests will be impressed with any one of these!

The Main Meal

Now that you've had your appetizers and cocktails it's time to sit down for your main meal. Here are some traditional St. Patrick's Day meals you can try - all are sure to delight!

Corned Beef and Cabbage

What St. Patrick's Day celebration would be complete without a traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage? This video gives step by step instructions on how to make a corned beef and cabbage meal that the whole family is sure to enjoy!

Irish Beef Stew with Guinness® Beer


This is the perfect hearty recipe to fill all the bellies at your table. Your guests will walk away stuffed and happy after eating this Irish Beef Stew. You may even have some leftovers! If this is a recipe you'd like to try, you can check it out here.


Now it's time for the best part of the meal! No St. Patrick's Day celebration would be complete without a delicious dessert to finish off the night. The following desserts are not only yummy, they are easy to make and will spark conversations at your dinner table.

Irish cream swirl brownie recipe


Your sweet tooth will be satisfied once you take a bite of these mint flavored brownies. Mad with cream cheese and Irish Cream Liquor, decadent doesn't even begin to describe how yummy these are! Check out the full recipe here.

St. Patrick's Day Mint Shakes


Who doesn't love an ice cream shake? This is a fun treat for the adults and kids. A great way to wash down the delicious meal. Your guests will leave with a smile on their faces with this sweat treat. Find out how to make it for your celebration here.

St. Patrick's Day Green Pudding

Scoop some of this amazing St. Patrick's Day themed pudding into bowls and let your guests sit down at the table with them or stand and chat before the night ends. It is fun to make with your kids (I love this family video!) and will be a hit with everyone at your party. Watch the video above.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

I hope these St. Patrick's Day recipes help you plan the perfect party! They are all easy to make and will help you become the perfect host! Your guests will leave happy and you will feel like you pulled off a wonderful evening for your friends and family.


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