With St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow a lot of us are inevitably sharing tales of pots of gold and leprechauns with our families. There are lots of tales of luck and good fortune surrounding holidays. For example, the four-leaf clover is good luck in Ireland while tea eggs are good luck for Chinese New Year. Here are 8 very interesting lucky foods based on popular lore. Some of these are lucky to eat on St. Patrick’s Day, others are meant to be eaten on other holidays throughout the year. Best of all, the recipes are all delicious! Good luck has never tasted so good.
Chinese Tea Egg 1 of 9These are traditionally made on Chinese New Year and symbolize wealth and prosperity for an entire year.
Make chinese tea eggs
St. Patrick’s Day Lucky Dream Dip 2 of 9This gorgeous vegan dip is full of legumes which is considered lucky for new year's and the green dip also makes it lucky for St. Patrick's Day!
Make St. Patrick's lucky dream dip
King Cake for Mardi Gras 3 of 9This cake is traditionally served at Mardi Gras and if you find the baby in the cake it is said you are supposed to have good luck all year.
Make king cake for mardi gras
Lucky Shamrock Pesto Pasta 4 of 9This fun shamrock pasta is lucky and delicious for St. Patrick's Day. They are all four-leaf clovers!
Make lucky shamrock pesto pasta
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Spicy Black Eyed Peas 6 of 9This delicious black eyed pea dish is traditionally eaten on New Years and is supposed to bring good luck all day long.
Make spicy black eyed peas
Corned Beef & Cabbage 7 of 9Cabbage lucky in Ireland since it is green and represents money. This traditional St. Patrick's Day dish contains all the ingredients for a lucky meal.
Make corned beef and cabbage
Salmon Tacos 8 of 9Fish is considered lucky in many cultures because it swims forward. These salmon tacos are just the thing for a good luck dinner!
Make salmon tacos
Pomegranate Spritzer 9 of 9Pomegranate's are considered lucky in Chinese culture because the represent abundance, fertility, and good luck. With the warm weather coming up, this refreshing spritzer is the perfect lucky drink.
Make pomegranate spritzer
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