10 Ways to Eat Your Greens on St. Patrick’s Day
White Bean, Sausage, and Turnip Green Stew
Dark leafy greens are a tasty and nutritious addition to a hearty stew on St. Patrick’s Day.
Recipe: Collard-and-Olive Pesto
Spread this bright and festive-looking pesto on crostini, use as a dip for cut vegetables, or stir a spoonful into hot pasta.
Mashed Potatoes with Greens
Recipe: Mashed Potatoes with Greens
Stir some kale, turnip greens, or other leafy green into your mashed potatoes for a colorful twist. For a St. Patrick’s Day meal, use these potatoes to top a Shepherd’s Pie.
The Ultimate Classic Collards
Recipe: The Ultimate Classic Collards
There are a number of delicious and trendy methods to prepare greens these days, but nothing beats a pot of classic bacon-flavored, ham hock-enhanced old-style collard greens.
Pepper Jelly Margaritas
Recipe: Pepper Jelly Margaritas
Margaritas may be more at home at a Cinco de Mayo celebration, but if you aren’t a fan of green beer, these green salty libations will keep you hydrated on St. Patrick’s Day.
Green St. Patrick's Day Breakfast
Kick off St. Patrick's Day with a festive meal your whole family will love.
Recipe: Ham-and-Greens Crostini
A classic Southern dish is the inspiration for this creamy and salty appetizer, perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day party.
Recipe: Watercress-Buttermilk Soup
Serve this delicious chilled soup at your St. Patrick’s Day brunch; the color will remind everyone of an Irish spring morning.
Grits-and-Greens Breakfast Bake
Recipe: Grits-and-Greens Breakfast Bake
Start St. Patrick’s Day off with a hearty breakfast of cheesy grits boosted with the flavor of collard greens.
Avocado-Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Recipe: Avocado-Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Serve this green ice cream at your St. Patrick’s Day party and your guests will be dancing a jig—it is that good.
Collard Green Carbonara
Recipe: Collard Green Carbonara
You can get this quick and hearty weeknight meal on the table in under 40 minutes, leaving you and your little leprechauns plenty of family time.