SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Looking for something fun to do to celebrate the holidays? Here are five Irish recipes to get you started.
Irish Beef and Guinness Stew
This recipe from the “Recipe Tin Eats” blog is a great option if you’re looking for something hot and hearty. The stew can be made on the stove or in a slow cooker and takes about three hours in total from start to finish.
This recipe serves up six so you can easily make it for the family, or just for yourself if you’re really craving some stew. It can be served on its own or over a bowl of mashed potatoes.
The link to the recipe is here.
Irish soda bread
Want to accompany this stew with a nice loaf of bread? Here’s an Irish Soda Bread recipe from “Sally’s Baking Recipes” that only takes about an hour to make from start to finish.
Soda bread does not require yeast but instead uses baking soda and buttermilk for leavening. This recipe makes a loaf and includes the option of having raisins if that’s your thing.
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This Irish Mashed Potato Recipe from “Simply Recipes” is sure to get you in the St. Patrick’s Day mood with its green and white color. This recipe takes about 35 minutes to prepare and makes four servings. It’s loaded with butter and cream and, of course, leafy greens to give it that festive color. The best part about this recipe is its versatility and how you can pair it with almost any entree you fancy pairing it with.
The recipe link is here.
Traditional Irish Potato Farls
This recipe from Kate Hackworthy on the “Veggie Desserts” blog was passed down from her mother. A farl is a potato cake cut into four pieces. It is usually eaten for breakfast and for this recipe it can be frozen to enjoy later. This recipe takes about half an hour to prepare and makes six servings.
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Irish bread pudding with whiskey caramel sauce
Bread pudding is a popular dish all over the world. This recipe, however, will be a great recipe to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. From the blog “My Baking Addiction,” this bread pudding serves six to eight and takes about an hour to make from start to finish.
You can find the link to this recipe here.