Wednesday, March 6, 2013

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes!

St. Patrick's Day is quickly approaching as it's celebrated on March 17th and is the perfect occasion to feast with friends and family. 

 Today, people of all backgrounds celebrate St. Patrick's Day, especially throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. In Dublin, there are parades, concerts, outdoor theater productions and even fireworks shows! 

Every person has their own personal and family traditions and ways to celebrate. Do you have any St. Patrick’s Day traditions, I would love to hear them if you do!


This year, Hormel Foods has provided you with a full menu of St. Patrick’s Day themed dishes for every meal of the day! When preparing for St. Patrick’s Day, many of us only think of the traditional main dishes such as corned beef and cabbage or a hearty stew for lunch or dinner. Little did you know, there are St. Patrick’s Day recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, beyond the typical plates.

Hormel Foods can help you get started by providing a few suggestions for St. Patty’s themed dishes for every meal occasion...

Breakfast: Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast Sandwiches: “Green” just so happens to be the official color of St. Patrick’s Day, so why not get creative and incorporate it into your breakfast? This sandwich features delicious, sliced Hormel® Cure 81® boneless ham, eggs cooked to your taste and spinach wrapped up into a tasty pita. Simple, but impressive!

Cheesy Hash: Corned beef can be the start of your breakfast too! Enjoy the satisfying taste of Hormel® Mary Kitchen® corned beef hash with the additions of cheese and Hormel® Black Label® bacon for an amazing, restaurant-like breakfast dish. Hormel® Mary Kitchen® hash comes in corned beef, roast beef, and reduced fat corned beef hash varieties.

Lunch: Sausage and Pepper Pasta: St. Patrick’s Day is all about hearty, filling meals. Create a satisfying, yet nutritious meal for family and friends with this Sausage and Pepper Pasta that includes Hormel® Natural Choice® spinach asiago chicken sausage and your favorite pasta sauce.

California Confetti Pizza: Add additional “green” flair to your St. Patty’s Day celebration with this veggie pizza that is covered in Wholly Guacamole® and your favorite cheeses.

Dinner: Ultimate Roast Beef Sandwich: Soups and stews are very popular for St. Patrick’s Day, usually because people are looking for something to keep them warm while they enjoy outdoor parades and festivities. Take a traditional beef stew and turn it into a unique sandwich with this recipe using Dinty Moore® stew!

 Harvest Pork Roast: After a long day of celebrating, put a delicious meal in your belly with this dish that features Hormel® Always Tender® roast flavored pork and tasty potatoes.

I would love to hear your St. Patrick’s Day traditions and favorite green-themed dishes if you have any --feel free to comment below!

Disclaimer: The Jackson Five Family is providing you with information from Hormel Foods while taking part in the Hormel Foods Blogging program. We received complimentary product samples to conduct this year review, all opinions are our own!


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