4 Recipes that Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2020
by Jade Farhat Eat

    Whether you’re looking to get festive or just try something delicious – these 4 St. Patrick’s Day recipes will bring some creativity and colour to your celebrations.

    4 St. Patrick's Day Recipes - Hero

    Plan the St.Patrick’s Day menu of your Irish dreams. From a creamy Porter Beer Float to Crispy Chicken Wings and a Super Green Jello Parfait – these recipes are the gold at the end of the rainbow.

    1. Porter Beer Float

    4 St. Patrick's Day Recipes - Beer Float

    So simple and so, so yummy. Enjoy this beverage alcoholic or not! Just opt out for the beer if you want to go for a strictly sugary drink. 🙂


    • 1/3 Cup Milk Chocolate Chips
    • 1 TBSP Heavy Cream
    • 1 Cup Vanilla Ice Cream
    • 2 Bottles of Dark Beer (Porter or Stout)
    • Edible Gold Flakes or Glitter
    • Marshmallows


    1. Melt chocolate chips and heavy cream in a microwavable safe bowl for 30-45 seconds.
    2. Stir to combine and use a spoon to drizzle over the rim of the glass.
    3. Set aside to cool.
    4. Fill each glass with vanilla ice cream.
    5. Pour dark beer over the top just before serving.
    6. Add a toasted marshmallow to the drink for a little extra pizzaz and enjoy!

    2. Cheesy Pesto Hasselback Potatoes

    4 St. Patrick's Day Recipes - Hasselback Potatoes

    We don’t wanna sound cheesy, but these hasselback potatoes are pesto-rrific.


    • 6 Yukon Gold Potatoes
    • 2.5 Tbsp Olive Oil
    • 1 tsp Sea Salt
    • 8 oz Smoked Mozzarella Cheese, Thinly Sliced
    • 1/2 Cup Green Pesto


    1. Preheat oven to 430℉.
    2. Rinse potatoes.
    3. To buffer, place a utensil longways on each side of the potatoes while slicing.
    4. Slice about 3/4 of the way down the potato until you hit the utensil, creating 1/4 inch slices.
    5. Soak potatoes in cold water for 20 minutes. Pat dry with a paper towel.
    6. Brush olive oil evenly over potatoes, making sure to get in the cracks. Season with salt.
    7. Bake for 30 minutes on a lightly oiled baking sheet.
    8. Brush potatoes again with olive oil and season with salt.
    9. Bake another 30 minutes, or until fork-tender through the middle of the potato.
    10. Place a slice of cheese between each slit.
    11. Melt cheese in the oven, 5-10 minutes.
    12. Let cool for 5 minutes.
    13. Drizzle pesto and serve.

    3. Pot O’ Gold(en) Chicken Wings

    4 St. Patrick's Day Recipes - Chicken Wings

    You can’t cook up some gold but you know what the next best thing is? That’s right, chicken wings. Cook up these delicious chicken wings this St.Paddy’s Day.


    • Chicken Wings (10-16 wings)
    • Vegetable Oil
    • Edible Gold Powder
    • Turmeric
    • Salt & Pepper
    • Onion Powder
    • Garlic Powder
    • Paprika
    • Flour


    1. Heat oil in a deep pan (about 1-2 inches).
    2. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. Mix to combine. Dredge chicken in flour mixture and remove excess.
    3. Add chicken to the oil and cook for 15-20 minutes (until golden brown).
    4. While the wings are cooking, mix together equal parts turmeric and gold dust.
    5. Remove chicken from the oil and place on a paper-towel-lined plate.
    6. Using a pastry brush, add the turmeric and edible gold dry rub to the wings.
    7. Enjoy!


    4. Jello Parfait

    st. patrick's day green jello parfait

    We one-upped jello and we bring you the green (of course) jello parfait. Angel food cake + jello + whipped cream = green, festive, and deliciousness.


    • 1 Box Lime Jello
    • 1 Box Unflavored Jello
    • Coconut Milk
    • Whipped Cream (Fresh or Store-Bought)
    • 2 Kiwis (Diced and Peeled)
    • 1 Angel Food Cake
    • Lime Zest


    1. Make your lime jello according to packet instructions.
    2. Make your unflavored jello according to the packet, but replace the water with coconut milk.
    3. Pour lime jello mixture in your glass of choice until 1/3 full.
    4. Refrigerate for two hours and repeat with coconut milk jello. Continue this process until you have alternating layers of green and white jello.
    5. While the jello sets, cut angel food cake into bite-sized pieces.
    6. Once jello has hardened, top the glasses with angel food cake and whipped cream. Add lime zest and serve.


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