If you and your friends and family observe St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll likely want to include corned beef in your celebration. Here are a few recipes that offer a creative take on this popular Irish dish.
St. Patrick’s Day is a festive time of year. You wear green (or risk getting pinched if you don’t), enjoy Irish foods, and chug all the green beer you can drink. If you’re celebrating the holiday at home with friends and family, here are some delicious recipes you can try if you want to make corned beef a part of your St. Patrick’s Day.
Smoked Corned Beef
Reuben Mac and Cheese
If you love corned beef and enjoy macaroni and cheese, you can combine the two to create Reuben mac and cheese. The dish is creamy, topped with breadcrumbs, and contains all the flavors of a Reuben sandwich.
This tasty snack is perfect for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and it’s easy to prepare. Corned beef is the star of this dish, and small pieces of sourdough bread take the place of tortilla chips in this recipe.
Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage
Enjoy this hearty Irish meal on St. Patrick’s Day with vegetable sides like cabbage, carrots, and potatoes. You may also want to have a Guinness on the side to make this March meal complete.
Corned Beef Brisket
This flavorful and tender entree has a unique spice rub that puts a creative spin on this Irish dinner classic. Choose your favorite poached or roasted vegetable sides to make this brisket meal complete.
Corned Beef Hash
If you want to enjoy corned beef in the morning or for brunch, try this corned beef hash. This meal is a delicious combination of beef, sunny-side-up eggs, and potatoes. It’s also a tasty option for breakfast if you need something hearty after drinking green Guinness all night.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Sliders
If you’ve got some corned beef left over from your St. Patrick’s Day dinner, use the meat to make corned beef and cabbage sliders. This recipe lets you enjoy corned beef a little bit longer, and will keep you from ordering takeout for lunch.
Baked Reuben Dip
Share this tasty recipe with your friends at your next St. Patrick’s Day party. The dip offers all the flavors of a Reuben sandwich, and you can serve toasted rye bread with the dip instead of chips.
Corned Beef Tacos with Beer-Battered Fries
You can combine Taco Night and St. Patrick’s Day by making these delicious tacos. Serve the tacos with purple cabbage, fresh cilantro, and lemon, and don’t forget the beer-battered fries, which are an awesome compliment to the beef.
Corned Beef and Kale Fritters
Try this flavorful recipe for corned beef and kale fritters if you’re looking for a lighter version of corned beef and want to get a serving of vegetables in as well. Serve the fritters with gravy and a side salad to make the meal complete.
Corned Beef Hash Rustic Pie
If you’ve got leftover corned beef, use the meat as a filling, combined with potatoes and cheese, to make a rustic savory pie. This meal is a great option for lunch or you can have it for dinner the day after making corned beef.