Irish cuisine is full of traditional meat-and-potato dishes that many of us enjoyed throughout childhood. If you have Irish roots, you may be familiar with traditional recipes like Irish stew, coddle (sausage, bacon, and potatoes), colcannon (mashed potatoes, cabbage, and butter), and soda bread. If not, these hearty meals make for a fun and festive food experience you could try for St. Patrick’s Day!
While potatoes, butter, milk, and meat are a staple in Irish cuisine, vegetables like onions, chives, cabbage, and leeks are also used in abundance. That’s good news for us, since we’re always trying to find new ways to enjoy fresh produce. We’ve found a few Irish recipes with a healthy twist, so that you don’t have to compromise your diet for a little festive fun.