Are you planning to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? If so, you might want to serve up a delicious Irish-themed dinner for your family. There are several meal ideas you can choose from this time of year. Traditional Irish dishes like corned beef and cabbage and Irish shepherd’s pies are always great choices for your St. Patrick’s Day dinner but there are countless other ideas you could consider as well.

If you’re looking for great St. Patrick’s Day dinner meal ideas, consider one of these 6 Irish themed dinners below:

1. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

When it comes to traditional Irish meals, corned beef and cabbage is at the top of the list. This slow cooker corned beef meal is an easy way to whip up an authentic dish for St. Paddy’s Day this year. The best part of all, the leftovers make for yummy sandwiches all week long!


2. Green Spaghetti

Okay, so spaghetti isn’t exactly a traditional Irish meal but if you add green food coloring to any pasta dish it’s immediately transformed into an Irish themed meal. This is an easy way to celebrate St. Patrick’s day – especially if you’re not a fan of traditional Irish dishes.


3. Irish Shepherd’s Pie with Guinness

The best Irish inspired meal ideas are those that incorporate beer. This particular recipes uses Guinness beer to add texture and flavor to mounds of vegetables beed and potatoes. It doesn’t get any better than that!

4. Baked Scottish Haddock and Mashed Potatoes

This St. Paddy’s day inspired meal is delicious from top to bottom. The perfectly battered haddock combined with the creamy mashed potatoes make for a traditional Irish meal that will undoubtedly please everyone in your family!

5. Corned Beef Hash

This tasty breakfast (or dinner) dish is a great way to used leftover corned beef and potatoes from a dinner serving, but could also be made from scratch for a great breakfast dish. We serve this on St. Patrick’s Day every year.


6. Beef and Guinness Pies

These delicious meat pies are the perfect way to celebrate being Irish. The beef is braised in creamy rish Guinness beer and onions for several hours until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender.

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