St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

This St. Patrick’s Day, get a little green! Try these fun recipes that will make your food extra lucky this year. Thanks to Taste of Home, you can entice your family with meals that will make the holiday even more fun. The best part? Each recipe has a prep time of under 20 minutes!

Green Eggs and Ham Sandwiches


4 eggs

1/4 cup fat-free milk

3 tablespoons prepared pesto

4 whole wheat English muffins, split and toasted

2 slices deli ham, halved

4 slices reduced-fat provolone cheese

Take the traditional breakfast sandwich and give it some extra flavor. This recipe is given a green flair by the pesto. It may seem like a strange combination, but it will give your morning sandwich the perfect St. Patty’s kick.

Party Spinach Spread


1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, about 2/3 cup

1/3 cup fresh parsley, stems trimmed and discarded

2 tablespoons chopped onion

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 cup mayonnaise

This recipe is simple, with the main ingredient including frozen spinach. Make sure it is thawed and drained properly before adding the additional ingredients. Serve this with wheat crackers, butter crackers, or celery.

Pistachio Pudding Cake


1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)

1 package (3.4 ounces) instant pistachio pudding mix

4 large eggs

1 cup club soda

1/2 cup canola oil

1/2 cup chopped walnuts


1 cup cold heavy whipping cream

3/4 cup cold 2% milk

1 package (3.4 ounces) instant pistachio pudding mix

2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Pistachios in a cake? Why, yes indeed! The flavor from the pudding is not overpowering and it is complimented by the yellow cake mix. Make sure the cake is completely cool before frosting. For a crunchy touch, sprinkle walnuts on top. Refrigerate until you serve.

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