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Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Snacks

Corned beef is considered a staple on St. Patrick’s Day, but there is usually plenty to go around, and probably plenty to throw away. Save the leftovers and use them in these creative takes on classic appetizers—perfect for serving at your Ireland-inspired gathering.

cornedbeef_slidersCorned Beef Sliders
Replace your hamburger or chicken sliders with corned beef for a celebratory treat! The flavor of the corned beef pairs perfectly with the flakiness of the biscuit for a bite that also serves as a great breakfast sandwich or afternoon snack after your St. Patty’s party.

Irish Quesadillascornedbeef_quesadilla
This recipe combines the best of two worlds for a truly satisfying meal. The buttery tortilla gives a whole new combination of textures to the traditional sandwich filling of corned beef and cabbage, with swiss cheese to bring it all together.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Rollscornedbeef_eggrolls
Put an Irish spin on this traditional Asian side dish. Stuff your egg rolls with corned beef, cabbage, and cheddar cheese for a unexpected blend of flavors. The crunch from the fried egg roll wrappers is a perfect contrast to the shredded beef and melted cheese.

Beer Mustardcornedbeef_mustard
Keep the party going with this beer-flavored mustard dip! The combination of the zesty mustard and deep beer flavor works perfectly on any of your favorite corned beef dishes, or as a sauce for dipping.


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup brown ale beer
  • ⅔ cup honey mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream


  1. Whisk together the melted butter, mustard seeds, onion powder, and beer in a saucepan, and simmer on stove for about 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk in the honey mustard, and continue cooking for another 4 minutes.


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