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7 Awesome St Patrick’s Day Recipes

7 Awesome St Patrick’s Day Recipes

Whether you have Irish roots or not, St Patrick’s Day is a perfect time to give yourself a break and cook something delicious. If you’re wondering what to make, here are 7 St Patrick’s Day themed recipes to inspire you:


1. St Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie


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Smoothies are loaded with nutrients. They’re a fun way to enjoy fruits and can be enjoyed on the go. Treat yourself or your kids to this delicious recipe:


Ingredients:


  • Tropical fruit smoothie pack (pineapple, mango, frozen banana, spinach)
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 scoop Perfect Supplements Aquatic Greens
  • 1 ripe banana

Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘Growing up Herbal’ for this fun, healthy recipe.



2. West Virginia Shepherd’s Pie


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A delicious, savory combination of lamb and fresh herbs. Shepherd’s pie is one of Ireland’s most beloved meals and this recipe will show you why.


Ingredients:


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled and cubed
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh peas

Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘Taste of Home’ for this enticing take on a classic dish.



3. Herb Rubbed Beef Brisket


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Imagine you’re sitting in a friendly Irish pub on a sunny afternoon, enjoying a delicious supper. That’s the warm, cosy feeling you’ll experience when tucking into this brisket.


Ingredients:


  • 5–6 lb beef brisket
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves stripped and chopped
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1–2 Tablespoons olive oil

Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘The Turquoise Table’ for this excellent recipe.



4. Cilantro Parsley Soup


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What’s not to like about soups? They’re versatile, heartwarming and straightforward to prepare. Surprise your guests with this recipe that will leave them asking for more.


Ingredients:

 

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 large potato, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon juice to taste
  • green curry paste (optional)
  • 1 cup milk/cream (or coconut milk)

Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘CulturEatz’ for this delightful recipe.



5. The Greenest Chopped Salad


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Green is the colour of St Patrick’s Day. We associate the colour green with life, energy and vigour. All the more reason to try this incredible green salad! An excellent starter or side dish for your St Patrick’s Day meal.


Ingredients:


  • 6 cups chopped greens, your favorite kind
  • 1 green apple, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup green grapes, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, roughly chopped

Herb dressing:


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs, your favorite kind
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘She Likes Food’ for this tasty, health conscious recipe.



6. Pesto Hummus


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Just one taste of this hummus will make you feel that summer has arrived early. Brimming with flavour, this recipe goes perfectly with your favourite bread.


Ingredients:


  • 1 and 1/2 cups raw walnuts
  • pinch salt
  • 1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. walnut butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. ice water
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4-1 cup packed fresh basil

Nutritional yeast or parmesan cheese (optional & to taste)


Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘Fooduzzi’ for this delicious spread.



7. Traditional Irish Colcannon


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Mashed potato and kale are a winning combination. Don’t believe us? Try this traditional Irish recipe and see for yourself!


Ingredients:


  • 3 pounds russet potatoes or your favorite potato variety
  • Sea salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter divided
  • 4 cups ripped kale leaves stems removed and discarded
  • 1/2 cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 cup milk

Get directions HERE.


Credit to ‘Happy Mothering’ for this great tasting dish.



From all of us at Click & Grow, have a happy and safe St Patrick’s Day!



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