TOP Irish dishes for St. Patrick's Day

Juliette Morgan
TOP Irish dishes for St. Patrick's Day

They say that if you see a leprechaun hiding a pot of gold on St. Patrick's Day, you can get fabulously rich. In any case, in Ireland, this belief is popular to this day. 

MustHub has prepared you a selection of recipes for Irish dishes. Perhaps the aroma of these delicious dishes will interest the leprechaun and he will show you where he hides the pot of gold :) 

  1. Shepherd's pie with turkey

Shepherd's Pie
Shepherd's Pie

Ingredients:

  • 220 gr. minced turkey;
  • 1 tbsp olive oil;
  • 2 garlic cloves;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 1 small onion;
  • 0.5 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme;
  • 2 tbsp ketchup;
  • 1 tbsp lightly salted chicken broth;
  • 2 tsp premium flour;
  • 0.5 tbsp frozen green peas;
  • 450 gr. potatoes;
  • 0.5 tbsp. warm milk;
  • 1/3 tbsp grated cheddar;
  • 1 green onion feather.

How to cook:

  • Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  • In a medium-sized frying pan suitable for the oven, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the garlic, carrot, and onion; fry until the vegetables soften and begin to fry, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the minced turkey and thyme and continue to fry, breaking the minced meat with a spoon, until tender.
  • Add the ketchup and cook until it is lightly browned.
  • In a small bowl, mix the broth and flour until smooth, and then pour the mixture into the pan.
  • Cook until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the peas and 1/4 tsp salt. Meanwhile, put the potatoes in a medium-sized saucepan and cover with cold salted water.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook until soft when pierced with a knife.
  • Drain the water and return the potatoes to the pot, putting them on a low heat. Stir the potatoes for a few minutes to dry them.
  • Add milk, cheese and green onions and mash with a masher.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Mix the mashed potatoes with the filling.
  • Lightly sprinkle with cooking spray and bake until the potatoes are lightly browned and the turkey filling is warmed up, 10-15 minutes. 
  1. Shepherd's casserole

Shepherd's casserole
Shepherd's casserole

Ingredients:

Topping:

  • 2 medium potato tubers;
  • 2 medium turnips;
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter;
  • 0.5 tbsp whole milk;
  • 1/4 tbsp grated parmesan;
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives.

Filling:

  • 4 thick slices of smoked bacon;
  • 1 kg minced beef neck;
  • 1 small onion;
  • 2 carrots;
  • 2 celery stalks;
  • 110 gr. champignons;
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme;
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste;
  • 2 tbsp premium flour;
  • 1 and 3/4 tbsp lightly salted chicken broth;
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce;
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley.

How to cook:

  • Prepare the topping: put the potatoes and turnips in a large saucepan and cover with cold water; add salt.
  • Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 25 minutes; toss the vegetables in a colander, set aside the pan.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the filling: in a large frying pan over medium heat, fry the bacon, stirring occasionally, until it becomes crispy, about 10 minutes.
  • Drain almost all the fat, leaving 1 tbsp. l., add the ground beef to the pan and fry, stirring occasionally, until it darkens, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook, stirring, until the vegetables begin to soften, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms, thyme and tomato paste and cook, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly mixed, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the flour to the vegetables and stir for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the broth, Worcestershire sauce, 3/4 tsp salt and a little freshly ground black pepper.
  • Fry until lightly thickened, about 3 more minutes. Stir in the parsley.
  • Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  • Finish the topping: in a set aside saucepan, mix the butter with the milk and heat over medium heat until the butter melts.
  • Return the potatoes and turnips to the pan and mash with a masher or wooden spoon until smooth.
  • Add parmesan and green onion, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer the filling to a 2.5-liter baking dish and cover it evenly with the topping.
  • Bake until golden brown, about 35 minutes.
  • Allow to rest for 15 minutes before serving.
  1. Irish mashed potatoes with green peas " Champ"

Puree with peas
Puree with peas

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 potato tubers in the skin;
  • 1 tbsp fresh green peas;
  • 3 finely chopped green onion stalks;
  • 1.5 tbsp milk;
  • A pinch of sugar;
  • 4-8 tbsp butter;
  • Salt and ground black pepper 

How to cook:

  • Put the potatoes in a bowl and wash well under cold running water.
  • Put it in a medium-sized saucepan, add salt.
  • Fill in so much water that it completely covers the tubers.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook at a low simmer, without covering the pan with a lid, until soft, about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, put the peas and onions in a small saucepan, pour in the milk, add the sugar and put on medium heat.
  • Slowly bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook at a low boil for 3-4 minutes. until the peas are soft.
  • Turn off the heat and let the contents of the pot brew.
  • Peel and mash the boiled potatoes while they are still hot, with a fork or pass through a cleaning sieve, add the warm mixture with milk.
  • Add a little butter, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with the remaining butter, placing it on top. 
  1. Irish potato pancakes with filling 

pancakes
Potato pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp peeled grated raw potatoes;
  • 1 peeled and cut into 4 pieces potato tuber;
  • 2 tbsp fresh cauliflower inflorescences;
  • 1/2 tbsp milk;
  • 3 tablespoons chicken broth or more, as needed;
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese at room temperature;
  • 1 tbsp premium wheat flour;
  • 1 tsp dried thyme;
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic;
  • 1 tsp crushed black pepper;
  • 1 tsp salt;
  • 1 tsp baking powder;
  • 1 egg;
  • 1/2 tbsp canola oil;
  • <li>1/2 tbsp sour cream;
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives.

How to cook:

  • Fill the raw potatoes with milk.
  • Add 1/4 tablespoon of chicken stock.
  • In a small saucepan, put the potato quarters, cauliflower, and pour in enough chicken stock to cover the vegetables.
  • Put it on a high heat and bring it to a boil.
  • When the liquid boils, cook until soft, 7-10 minutes.
  • Strain it. In a medium bowl, mash the potatoes and cauliflower with cream cheese.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, spices and baking powder.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the mashed cauliflower and potatoes and mix.
  • Add eggs to the mixture with raw potatoes, then combine both mixtures.
  • If the dough is too thick, add a little more chicken broth.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat and pour 2 tablespoons of canola oil into it.
  • When it is hot, put 1 tbsp. of the mixture and gently spread it evenly over the bottom until you get a large circle (20-23 cm in diameter).
  • Fry until the edges are slightly browned, 2-3 minutes.
  • Gently turn over with a thin, flexible spatula and cook for 2 minutes on the other side.
  • Transfer to a plate and repeat the same steps with the remaining dough.
  • Put the stew on half of the pancake, and wrap it up.
  • Serve with sour cream, sprinkled with chives. 

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