Best St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

The luck of the Irish is in the air! We’re here to share our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes with you, to keep all your guest smiling from ear to ear.

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Start with a savory appetizer like Ruben Dip. You can use your favorite, bread or chips to accompany this delicious starter, or an assortment of veggies for dipping. Hint: Green Peppers make a great match and can be cut to look like shamrocks for an extra bit of holiday spirit. What you’ll need:

  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Muenster cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 pound cooked corned beef, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • Chips, veggies, bread for dipping

Directions:

  • Place butter in a small microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 20 seconds or until melted. Add onions; cover and cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in the cheeses, ketchup, mustard and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook 45 seconds longer. Stir in beef.
  • Place sauerkraut in a microwave-safe 1-qt. dish; top with beef mixture. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. 

 

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No St. Patrick’s Day would be complete without a good beer cheese fondue. An Irish tradition and a guest favorite! This beer cheese fondue will keep your guest warm from the inside out.

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, cubed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons half-and-half cream

Directions

  1. Place bread cubes in a single layer in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 450° for 5-7 minutes or until lightly crisp, stirring twice.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in beer. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Toss cheese and flour; stir into saucepan until melted. Stir in 2 tablespoons cream.
  3. Transfer to a small fondue pot or 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Keep warm; add additional cream if fondue thickens. Serve with toasted bread cubes. Yield: about 3 cups.

 

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St. Patrick’s Day classic and all time favorite of Team Lucky Duck is Irish Soda Bread! Throw a fun twist into your party this year with our Irish Soda Bread cookies.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dried currants
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • Pinch of Luck

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in currants.
  3. Mix in beaten egg. Pour in milk and mix with a fork to make a soft dough (may need a little more milk).
  4. On a floured surface, shape dough into a ball and knead lightly 5 or 6 times. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut into squares and triangles with a knife (approximately 2 inches in diameter).
  5. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until slightly browned.

 

Team Lucky Duck wishes you a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day, full of luck, love, and delicious food!

St. Patrick's day green hat of a leprechaun

 

 

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