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30 Keto St Patrick’s Day Recipes That Will Have You Seeing Green

Louise | November 22
Keto St-Patrick's Day Recipes #keto

From spinach to avocado and kale…there’s a lot of green keto foods you can use to enjoy St. Patrick’s day (March 17th) this year.

And to help you out, we’ve listed below my favorite Keto St. Patrick’s Day recipes – they’ll have you seeing green for sure.

I’ve included some Keto-friendly takes on Irish classics, like Corned Beef with Mustard Cream Salad. There are also some fun treats to help celebrate the day, like Irish Cream Cheesecake and a delicious Shamrock Shake.

With this list of Keto recipes for Saint Paddy’s day, you’ll be able to stick to Keto as well as have fun.

Here are just a few of the Keto St. Patrick’s Day Recipes we’ve included:

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Keto St. Patrick’s Day Classics

Keto Creamy Meatballs

– Keto Summit

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients: ground beef, garlic powder, egg, onion, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, coconut oil, coconut cream, cabbage, salt, pepper.

If traditional corned beef isn’t something that suits your tastes, then why not try this yummy beef meatball recipe. This is sure to keep the whole family happy too with its creamy sauce and fresh flavors.

Shamrock Fried Eggs (Contains Dairy)

– Reluctant Entertainer

Ingredients: green bell pepper, eggs, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper.

If you’ve never thought about eggs being cute, then these shamrock shaped peppers will change that. If you can find female bell peppers you’ll get lucky four-leaf clover shapes, but they’ll still be just as cute with 3! If you don’t want to include dairy, just omit the parmesan cheese.

Corned Beef with Mustard Cream Sauce

– My Keto Kitchen

Ingredients: pickled beef, olive oil, onion, garlic, lemon thyme, carrot, whole peppercorns, red wine vinegar, salt, beef stock.

Corned beef is a traditional Irish dish which is perfect for Paddy’s Day celebrations. This tender pickled beef is a delicious option for dinner.

Rosemary Lamb Burgers with Pesto

– Savory Lotus

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Katja from Savory Lotus

Ingredients: ground lamb, fresh rosemary, coconut oil or ghee, fresh basil, lemon juice, garlic, sea salt, hemp seeds or raw pumpkin seeds, salad greens of choice, olive oil, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper.

A great way to enjoy lamb on St Patrick’s Day is by making burgers. The pesto topping adds a luscious shade of green – very well suited to celebrating the patron saint of Ireland!

Slow Cooked Corned Beef Brisket and Roasted Cabbage

– Slim Palate

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Josh from Slim Palate

Ingredients: corned beef brisket, onion, carrot, celery, chicken or beef stock, green cabbage, avocado oil, salt, pepper.

Corned beef and cabbage are the perfect dish for this Irish celebration and it is super hearty. Add some carrots and onion to complete this meal.

Corned Beef Cauli-Hash

– I Breathe I’m Hungry

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Mellissa from I Breathe I’m Hungry

Ingredients: olive oil, corned beef, raw cauliflower, onion, salt, pepper.

Another corned beef recipe and with the addition of Keto’s favorite potato replacement; cauliflower. This is a super healthy and tasty alternative to the naughty stuff you can get pre-made in a can.

Cauliflower Soup

– The Coconut Mama

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Tiffany from The Coconut Mama

Ingredients: leek, cauliflower, coconut cream, chicken or bone broth, salt.

You can’t get more Irish than potatoes, but with the Keto diet, they’re off the cards. As you may know by now, cauliflower has a really similar texture to potato when it’s riced, so makes a perfect alternative.

Quick and Easy Beef Cabbage Stir Fry

– Food Fidelity

Ingredients: garlic, ground beef, vegetable oil, yellow onions, jalapeños, yellow or red bell pepper, canned diced fire roasted tomatoes, cabbage, water, cilantro, black pepper, salt, smoked sweet paprika.

Stir-fry may not be the first thing to pop into your mind for celebrating Paddy’s day but this is a nice quick and easy meal with cabbage and beef. So you can still have a little Irish twist in your dish.

Almond Butter Cabbage Chips

– The Nourished Caveman

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Vivica from The Nourished Caveman

Ingredients: almond butter, hemp seeds, fish sauce, garlic cloves, coconut amino, avocado oil, cabbage leaves.

These snacks are such a fab addition to a celebratory buffet with traditionally Irish cabbage, but not how you might expect to enjoy cabbage. Just make sure to portion control yourself with these as they are kind of carb heavy in large amounts.

Low Carb Lamb Stew

– Step Away from the Carbs

Ingredients: boneless lamb, turnip, mushrooms, beef broth, onion powder, garlic paste, salt, pepper, fresh flat-leaf parsley.

If the weather still isn’t showing signs of spring this St Paddy’s Day, lamb stew is the way to go! Filled with warmth and hearty goodness, you will be heading back to the pot for seconds.

Green Eggs and Ham (Contains Dairy)

– How We Flourish

Ingredients: eggs, heavy cream, organic kale, salt, pepper, leeks, butter.

Of course, green eggs and ham are mostly known as a Dr. Seuss book title, but this would be a fun and whacky meal to make for the kids this St Patrick’s Day.

Grain Free Irish Soda Bread (Contains Dairy)

– Satisfying Eats

Ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, grain-free baking powder, Himalayan salt, Organic KAL Stevia or sweetener of choice, apple cider vinegar, eggs, sour cream or heavy cream or coconut milk, caraway seeds.

Soda bread is another Irish tradition which is perfect for a Paddy’s celebration, this recipe does have raisins in the recipe, but these aren’t necessary to create a yummy soda bread.

Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls

– Anya’s Eats

Ingredients: ground lamb, cabbage, red or yellow onion, ghee, seasoning, salt, pepper.

It’s great to be able to enjoy traditional Irish foods on March 17th and these reuben-esque cabbage rolls are a must eat! Just make sure you keep count of your carbs and portion control.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Colcannon

– Low Carb Yum

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: cauliflower, butter, low carb milk i.e coconut milk, garlic powder, onion powder, sea salt, ground pepper, cabbage, corned beef, green onions.

Here’s another hearty meal to fight off the cold weather with tasty corned beef and vitamin-rich cabbage. This could be a fab take-to-work lunch or as a main dish for a Paddy’s Day extravaganza!

Paleo Beef Stew

– Peace, Love and Low Carb

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Kyndra from Peace Love and Low Carb

Ingredients: stew beef, olive oil, beef stock, bacon, tomatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, celery, carrot, onion, garlic, organic tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce or coconut aminos, sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano.

Keep yourself cozy with this simple stew. Pop it all in one pot and let the magic happen. It would be even more magic if you could nab a leprechaun to make it for you!

Creamy Reuben Soup (Contains Dairy)

– Maria Mind Body Health

Ingredients: onion, celery, garlic, butter, corned beef, beef stock, sauerkraut, sea salt, caraway seeds, black pepper, heavy cream, Swiss cheese.

This slow cooker recipe brings some Irish charm to your bowl with reuben inspired ingredients. You can potter around the house getting prepared for your St Patrick’s Day celebrations while this soup bubbles away nicely.

Paleo Grilled Cumin Crusted Lamb Chops

– Paleo Flourish

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients: lamb, cumin powder, paprika, chili powder, salt.

Cumin and chili might not be your typical Irish ingredients, but they make lamb chops taste absolutely amazing and since they’re grilled, they’re super easy to make and a tasty quick lamb fix for St Patrick’s Day dinner.

Keto St. Patrick’s Day Desserts

No-Bake Irish Cream Cheesecake (Contains Dairy)

– Low Carb Yum

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: almond flour, cocoa, low carb sweetener, butter, cream cheese, low carb Irish cream, vanilla extract, gelatin, cold water, hot water, heavy whipping cream.

Dessert has to be on the menu for a Paddy’s day feast and what better to dine on than an Irish cream cheesecake? This recipe from Lisa at Low Carb Yum will have your mouth watering before you’ve even started making your cheesecake.

Sugar-Free Mint Ice Cream

– I Breathe I’m Hungry

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Mellissa from I Breathe I’m Hungry

Ingredients: heavy whipping cream, almond milk, egg yolks, green food coloring, peppermint syrup, mint extract, stevia.

Keep everybody sweet with this ultra yummy ice cream recipe. The minty fresh taste is a great palate cleanser after all of that hearty food and the green color keeps it on theme!

5 Ingredient Keto Green Cookies

– Keto Diet App

Ingredients: sugar-free sunbutter, powdered erythritol or Swerve, egg, baking soda, cinnamon or vanilla powder or pumpkin spice mix.

If someone offered you a green cookie at any time of year other than St Patrick’s Day, you might not be so sure, but these tasty greens (not your usual variety) will definitely be something you’ll want to accept.

Dairy Free Mint Fudge

– Whole New Mom

Ingredients: coconut oil, nut or seed butter, sweetener, dried parsley flakes, vanilla, peppermint extract, salt, 100% cocoa chocolate.

This soft green treat is the perfect snack for Paddy’s day for kids and adults alike. Minty fudge would make a great addition to a buffet table and any leftovers would be a yummy treat for the lunch box.

Cookie Cut-Outs (Contains Dairy)

– Maria Mind Body Health

Ingredients: cream cheese, baking powder, sea salt, blanched almond flour, confectioners Swerve, butter, coconut oil, unsweetened almond milk, flavored extract, natural food coloring.

These cookie cut-outs can be adapted to any occasion, it just depends on what shape you make them into. These shamrock cookies are a great dessert for the St Patrick’s buffet table if you’re celebrating with family and friends.

Sugar-Free Coconut Peppermint Patties

– Nourished Health

Ingredients: cocoa powder or carob powder or raw cacao, coconut butter, coconut oil, peppermint extract, sea salt, vanilla extract, spirulina or chlorella (optional for green color).

Another little snack to enjoy on March 17th are these peppermint patties which can be made to be green by adding chlorella or spirulina. Green is the color of this holiday, so you might as well go for it!

St Patrick’s Day Cookies (Contains Dairy)

– Low Carb So Simple

Ingredients: almond flour, spirulina powder, erythritol crystals, cream cheese, root beer stevia.

These cookies can be made to be soft and chewy or nice and crunchy just by changing the amount of time you leave them in the oven. I love crunchy cookies and these would be a super

cute crunch to add to a Paddy’s Day feast – they would look fab served up as decoration for the minty ice cream!

Keto St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

Copycat Baileys Irish Cream

– Low Carb Yum

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: low carb sweetener, instant espresso powder, cocoa powder, heavy cream, almond extract, vanilla extract, Irish whiskey.

A celebration is always complete with a few drinks, so why not kick of St Patrick’s Day with some copycat Irish Cream? This mock Baileys is so delish, you might end up drinking a whole jug to yourself (but don’t, hehe)!

Spinach Shamrock Latte

– Ruled Me

Ingredients: strong brewed coffee, coconut milk, pumpkin puree, spinach, butter, erythritol, vanilla extract, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice, liquid stevia, ice, whisky (optional).

You may be surprised by the obscure mix of ingredients here, but this green drink really packs some punch. The spinach takes on all of the spice flavors really nicely and the drink ends up tasting a little like a herbal chai latte.

Matcha Latte

– Taste-a-holics

Ingredients: unsweetened cashew milk, coconut oil, matcha powder, vanilla bean, ice.

One of my favorite green drinks, a matcha latte. Matcha has calming effects but is also caffeinated, so you can get the best of both worlds while you prepare a St Paddy’s Day feast.

Shamrock Shake

– Dr Hardick

Ingredients: avocado, ice, spinach, peppermint oil/extract, stevia, cacao nibs.

This refreshing shake is filled with vitamins, healthy fats and loads of flavor, the peppermint extract and creamy texture go so well together. This would be a super morning power boost if you know you’ve got a busy March 17th ahead of you.

Ketogenic Green Smoothie Recipe

– Keto Summit

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients: spinach or kale, almonds, brazil nuts, coconut milk, grass greens powder, Jarrow formulas whey protein, potato starch, psyllium seeds or psyllium husks.

Dr. Amy Myers, M.D., says, “Leafy greens including kale, spinach, arugula, and chard are the undeniable superstars of the food world. Low in calories, yet high in fiber, vitamins, and phytonutrients, greens are incredible for your health in more ways than you would even suspect.”  This smoothie is power packed!

My husband loves this drink and tends to have it for breakfast almost every day! It’s a power packed drink which sets you up for the day – great for if your Paddy’s day involves a long shift at work. Who says you can’t celebrate in the morning?!

All Natural Shamrock Shake Copycat

– Low Carb Yum

Keto St Patrick's Day Recipes

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: low carb vanilla ice cream, almond milk or coconut milk, spinach powder, pure mint extract.

Creamy, minty and GREEN! This shamrock shake is a superb and healthy version of a popular fast food giant’s drink. You won’t be finding any nasties in this yummy treat of a shake.

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Louise co-founded Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. She has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love.