St. Patrick's Day Vegan Feast Ideas: 5 Must Try Recipes

St. Patrick's Day Vegan Feast Ideas: 5 Must Try Recipes

The weather is finally warming up and spring is here with us! St Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and it is time to make dishes and celebrate the holiday with your loved ones.

But when you think about Irish food, the first thing that always comes to mind is beef, potatoes, and cabbage. So, what vegan meals can you eat on St. Patrick's Day? There are plenty of plant based options you can consider. This article will share some of the best St. Patrick’s Day Vegan Feast ideas to try out during the holiday.

5 Delicious Vegan Recipes to Try Out This St Patrick’s Day

Try these five St. Patrick's Day Vegan feast ideas to try out with your family this spring.

1. Potato Spinach Casserole with Mushrooms (1)

Potato casserole is ideal for St Patrick’s Day lunch or dinner. The spinach adds a green color, and the mushrooms give a boost of vegan protein. Garnish with your fresh herbs of choice.


  • 6 cups freeze dried potatoes
  • 1 cup dried onions
  • 2 cups freeze dried mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 4 cups dried spinach
  • A pinch of sea salt, to taste
  • A pinch of ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup (7 oz.) extra-firm tofu, grated
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 2¾ cups plain plant-based milk
  • ½ cup chickpea flour
  • ½ tablespoon sea salt
  • A pinch of ground black pepper
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • A pinch of ground turmeric


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Rehydrate the potatoes by mixing them with water. Drain and add them to a large pot.
  • Add the rehydrated mushrooms, onion powder, garlic powder, and thyme to a skillet and cook for a minute or two. Add the dried spinach and sea salt and cook for one more minute.
  • Transfer half of the spinach-mushroom mixture to the pot with potatoes and add half of the grated tofu.
  • Blend the remaining 8 ingredients and 1 tablespoon granulated garlic until smooth to make a sauce.
  • Add the sauce to the potatoes and stir to combine. Pour this mixture into a baking dish. 
  • Spread the remaining half of the spinach mushroom mix and the remaining half of the grated tofu over the potato mix. cover the baking dish with an oven safe lid or aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 20 minutes while covered. Remove the lid and bake for 15 more minutes or until the edges start to brown. Remove from the oven and set it aside for 10 minutes. then serve. Enjoy. 
  • Vegan Irish Stew (2)

    You don’t have to make Irish stew with meat during St Patrick’s Day. This vegan stew is a good comfort food that is gluten free and is ideal for celebrating the holiday. Enjoy the stew with a slice or two or toasted bread.



  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add the dried onions and stir. Add the garlic and mushrooms, then season with salt and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the wheat flour over the mushrooms and stir. Add the carrots, potatoes and parsnips, vegetable stock, sauce, tomato paste, thyme, rosemary, and bay leaves and bring it to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and let the mixture simmer for about 30 minutes. Remove the bay leaves. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley and serve hot. Enjoy.

  • 3. Vegan Mash (3)

    This gluten free vegan mash is one of the best St. Patrick’s Day vegan feast ideas to grace your dinner table. It combines the goodness of kale, cauliflower, broccoli, horseradish, and cabbage into a pitch perfect union of veggies.


    • 2 cups freeze dried cauliflower
    • 2 cups freeze dried broccoli
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 cups chopped Kale
    • 2 cups dried cabbage
    • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
    • ¼ cup vegetable stock
    • 1 tablespoon horseradish, grated
    • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
    • A pinch of salt to taste
    • A pinch of ground nutmeg
    • Vegan butter (optional)


  • Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the kale, stir, and sautée for a few minutes until it wilts down. Toss in the scallions and cook for two minutes until soft.
  • Add in the dried cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli and toss, then followed by the vegetable stock. Cook for about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and mash roughly with a masher.
  • Add the horseradish, and nutritional yeast, and season with salt and nutmeg. Mash until everything is well combined. Serve warm.

  • 4. Vegan Irish Potato Pie (4)

    Potato pie is a must have delicacy during St Patrick’s Day. Try this vegan twist which is easy to make and delicious.


    • 6 cups freeze dried potatoes 
    • I tablespoon sea salt
    • 1 tablespoon dried granulated garlic
    • 2 tablespoons vegan butter
    • 1 tablespoon vegan egg replacer 
    • ½ cup shredded vegan Parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
    • ½ tablespoon dried oregano
    • ½ cup breadcrumbs
    • A pinch of sea salt to taste
    • A pinch of ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Rehydrate the potatoes by adding two parts water.
  • Mash together the rehydrated potatoes, salt and garlic in a mixing bowl. Add vegan butter and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, mix egg replacer with 3 tablespoons of water. Then, add cheese, oregano, breadcrumbs, and season with salt and black pepper and stir to combine.
  • Transfer the cheese mixture to the potato mixture and mix to coat evenly.
  • Sprinkle the cornmeal evenly in a round pie baking pan. Then, pour the potato cheese mixture into the baking pan and press gently to smoothen the top.
  • Bake until golden brown for about 45 minutes. Set it aside for 10 minutes to cool. Serve warm.

  • 5. St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Snack Board

    What is a feast without snacks? Try this green vegan snack board with a collection of your favorite green fruits and veggies to add color to your dinner table. From kiwi, avocado, cucumber, and green bell peppers. Your kids will love the rainbow collection!


    For the rainbow
    • A handful of green grapes
    • A handful of kiwi slices
    • A bar of vegan chocolate
    • Mint leaves for garnish


  • Arrange the fruits in a semicircle pattern starting with red first then orange, yellow, green, and blue and finish with purple on a chopping board.
  • Mash the avocado and spread on the bread slices and place it in the space at the center of the rainbow. Add banana slices at each end of the rainbow to represent the clouds.
  • Arrange the green bell peppers and cucumber slices around the rainbow and the clouds where there is room. Place a bowl of guacamole or green hummus on the side. Garnish with mint leaves if desired.
  • Fill in the small spaces with kiwi, vegan chocolate chunks, cucumber slices, and grapes to have a complete look.
  • Which of these St Patrick’s Day vegan feast ideas are you planning to try? Let us know in the comments below. Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Mother Earth Products


    1. https://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/vegan-baked-stuffed/potato-spinach-casserole-with-trumpet-mushrooms/
    2. https://www.diannesvegankitchen.com/vegan-irish-stew/
    3. https://healthyslowcooking.com/vegan-cruciferous-colcannon-for-st-patricks-day/
    4. https://thiswifecooks.com/vegan-irish-potato-pie
    5. https://www.eatingbyelaine.com/st-patricks-day-snack-board/

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