Full Irish Breakfast for St. Patrick’s Day

Lucky for us, St. Patrick’s Day lands on a Saturday this year, which means plenty of time for cooking up a full Irish breakfast. This is the perfect way to begin the day and a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your kiddos. Keep reading for all the recipes …

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  • Dill Breakfast Potatoes 1 of 10
    Dill Breakfast Potatoes
    Nothing says Irish more than a plateful of potatoes. These have dill, giving them a bit of green for the holiday.
    Make your own dill breakfast potatoes
  • Clonakilty Irish Sausage 2 of 10
    Clonakilty Irish Sausage
    Here is some true Irish sausage to serve with your breakfast.
    Get your sausage inspiration at My Supermarket
  • Beans on Toast 3 of 10
    Beans on Toast
    My sister and her British husband eat this classic dish for breakfast every week.
    Get inspiration for beans on toast at Everything Tastes Better
  • Corned Beef Hash 4 of 10
    Corned Beef Hash
    Make extra corned beef, some for dinner and some for breakfast. You mix this corned beef with potatoes and — and it's often served with an egg on top.
    Get the recipe for corned beef hash at Simply Recipes
  • Baked French Toast 5 of 10
    Baked French Toast
    This recipe may not be traditionally Irish, but it is the perfect treat for any holiday meal.
    Make your own baked French toast
  • Bubble and Squeak 6 of 10
    Bubble and Squeak
    We know this sounds like some type of toy or name for my kids' stuffed animals, but don't let the name fool you. Bubble and Squeak is actually a dish of potatoes and vegetables formed into patties.
    Get the recipe at Open Source Food
  • The Best Buttermilk Pancakes 7 of 10
    The Best Buttermilk Pancakes
    Go ahead and serve America's favorite breakfast food, the Irish eat them too!
    Make your own buttermilk pancakes
  • Cream Drop Scones 8 of 10
    Cream Drop Scones
    For a more traditional carb, these scones will be a perfect addition.
    Make your own cream drop scones
  • Fried Egg 9 of 10
    Fried Egg
    Fry up some eggs and eat them with your corned beef hash and bubbly and squeak.
    Get the recipe at Kitchen Konfidence
  • Sweet and Spicy Bacon 10 of 10
    Sweet and Spicy Bacon
    It's close enough to ham and much more mouthwatering.
    Make your own sweet and spicy bacon

Of course there are plenty of other traditional Irish breakfast foods, like kidneys, blood sausage and black pudding, but I’m not sure my kids are ready for those dishes — or me, for that matter!

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