St. Patrick’s Day Food & Drink Pairings
- by Omaha Steaks
How do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – a holiday known for shamrocks, parades, corned beef, green beer, and all things Irish? It’s a holiday we love because we can eat and drink all day in true St. Patrick’s Day spirit.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, ALL day, YOUR way.
We’re sharing our favorite meal and drink pairings to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like a boss. These high protein Irish-inspired meals keep you going all day and then some.
Best St Patrick’s Day Food & Drink Pairings
Meat Lover’s Butcher’s Breakfast + Irish Crème Coffee
Celebrate in true Irish style starting first thing in the morning with a hearty breakfast or brunch and a coffee with a splash (or two) of Irish Crème liqueur. Ready in just 15 minutes enjoy a Meat Lover’s Butcher’s Breakfast with sausage, ham, bacon, roasted red potatoes, peppers and onions in a perfectly seasoned gravy. Get your St. Patrick’s Day started early, and don’t worry, it’s totally okay to day drink on St. Patrick’s Day.
Make sure to grab a few extra Butcher’s breakfasts. They are perfect sustenance for the day after a drinking holiday – a delicious blend of meat, carbs, and veggies.
Beef Shepherd’s Pie + Irish Ale
Enjoy the ultimate comfort food this holiday with beef shepherd’s pie and a rich, toasty Irish ale. Beef Shepherd’s Pie is loaded with Omaha Steaks tender ground beef and vegetables in a rich brown gravy. Topped with creamy mashed potatoes, this freezer-to-oven meal has a homemade taste you’ll love without all the fuss.
Let the fun begin…
Now, if you’ve been day drinking on St. Patrick’s Day, you know dinner might get tricky. Lucky for you, we have rustic corned beef and corned beef all-included slow cooker meals that you can start in the morning. Let it sit all day and come home to a delicious slow cooked meal.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Slow Cooker Meal + Stout Beer
Try an authentic Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage Slow Cooker Meal with a creamy stout beer this St. Patrick’s Day. This slow cooker meal includes a perfectly brined corned beef roast prepared with salt, garlic, and spices… with the vegetables already in the pot! The cabbage, buttery potatoes, and baby carrots cook with the roast and get all the smoky, rich flavor as they simmer. This meal goes from freezer-to-slow cooker with no prep, no work, and no worries. Just wait and enjoy!
Rustic Corned Beef + Whiskey Ginger
Pair your traditional corned beef dinner with a tangy Whiskey Ginger – 5 oz ginger ale and 1.5 oz of a fine Irish whiskey – for a relaxing and festive St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Our Rustic Corned Beef is cured in traditional spices and can be slow cooked or baked in the oven for a meal that will satisfy.
Check out this video from our brand ambassador, SheSaved, to see how easy it is slow cook our rustic corned beef.
Steak + Beer
Of course, you don’t have to go with traditional Irish fare. We believe steak is the perfect meal for any holiday. Try these steak and beer pairings to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year. Make sure to add some green dye to your beer.
This St. Patrick’s Day celebrate ALL day, YOUR way, and let Omaha Steaks help you serve authentic, delicious, and high-quality Irish meals. Order a complete St. Patrick’s Day meal today with our exclusive St. Patrick’s Day combos.
How do you plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? What’s on your menu?
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in February 2019 and has been updated for freshness and comprehensiveness.
St. Patrick's Day Meals
Family Tradition Made Easy. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Corned Beef Brisket or no-prep Beef Shepherd’s Pie.