St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17, and while you may be celebrating with leprechauns and Guinness, we’ll be over here celebrating with food. Frankly, it’s just what we do.
Whether your recipe preference is for the ultra-authentic or fun non-traditional, we’ve got ideas on how to incorporate bacon into your celebratory St. Paddy’s Day dishes.
AUTHENTIC IRISH DISHES
Irish Cabbage & Bacon – Want the traditional side alongside your corned beef? Here you go!
Colcannon Potatoes – Potatoes, cabbage, and bacon combine into this creamy, decadent dish.
Dublin Coddle – Potato, sausage, and bacon stew. This is a hearty and flavor-filled option!
A STEP AWAY FROM TRADITIONAL
Irish Pub Potato Nachos – Sliced & seasoned crispy fried potatoes topped with cheese, bacon, green onions, and sour cream. YUM!
Cheddar & Bacon Irish Soda Bread – This twist on the traditional soda bread adds some of our favorite savory ingredients: cheddar cheese, scallions, and bacon!
Bacon & Potato Quiche – This is a great breakfast or brunch dish if you want to start celebrating early in the day.
JUST FOR FUN
Shamrock Eggs – Eggs-in-a-hole made with green pepper make this healthy breakfast perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Serve them with bacon on the side!
Shamrock Pancakes – Dye your pancake batter green and use a cookie cutter to make heart-shaped pancakes; arrange three hearts on a plate to resemble a shamrock. Serve bacon on the side!
Bacon & Avocado Deviled Eggs – This is a festive, satisfying snack!