Whether you’re Irish or not, you’ll love these delicious gluten-free Irish dishes! With over 50 to choose from, and vegan, low carb, and paleo options, there’s something for everyone!

Whether you're Irish or not, you'll love these delicious gluten-free Irish dishes! #glutenfree #irish #irishfood #vegan #paleo #lowcarb #recipes

Gluten-free Irish dishes.

There is a lot of Irish in my family, from my mom’s dad on back. Regardless of my Irish-ness, my Irish cooking doesn’t go much farther than a pot of colcannon or some shepherd’s pie. 

If you’re in the same boat as me, and are looking to branch out a little. I’ve rounded up over 50 delicious gluten-free Irish dishes from bloggers around the web to give us all a little inspiration! Even if you’re not Irish at all, I’m sure you’ll find something in this list of yummy gluten-free food!

Smoked Trout and Horseradish Pâté from Karen's Kitchen Stories

Smoked Trout and Horseradish Pâté from Karen’s Kitchen Stories


Smoked Trout and Horseradish Pâté This smoked trout and horseradish pâté from Karen’s Kitchen Stories is delicious spread on crackers or toast.

Irish Nachos – Crisp potato rounds topped with crispy bacon and gooey cheese. These Irish nachos from Baking Beauty is going to be your new favorite appetizer or side dish: they’re so addicting!

Smoked Salmon Crispy Smashed Potato Bites with Avocado Dill Sauce – These crispy smashed potato bites from Spices in My DNA are topped with smoked salmon and a delicious & easy avocado dill sauce! The perfect appetizer or light brunch!

These Gluten Free Reuben Sandwich Dippers are my twist on the classic Reuben sandwich. Made with gluten free rye-style bread, pastrami, swiss cheese, sauerkraut, mustard and served with Thousand Island to dip. The perfect appetizer to share or hearty lunch!

Reuben Sandwich Dippers with Thousand Island Dressing from Flippin’ Delicious


Reuben Sandwich Dippers with Thousand Island Dressing – These gluten-free Reuben sandwich dippers from Flippin’ Delicious are a yummy twist on the classic Reuben sandwich. Made with gluten free rye-style bread, pastrami, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, mustard and served with Thousand Island to dip. The perfect appetizer to share or hearty lunch! 

Zucchini Reuben Style Sandwich This vegetarian zucchini Reuben-style sandwich from Apples fro CJ was inspired by the love for a good classic Reuben. Sautéed zucchini and red onion piled high on Rye style bread and then topped off with some gooey melty Swiss cheese and tangy sauerkraut.

Guinness Beef & Onion Pot Pie

Guinness Beef and Onion Pot Pie from My Kitchen Love

Main Dishes.

Guinness Beef and Onion Pot Pie This Guinness beef and onion pot pie from My Kitchen Love is a delicious and easy way to embrace an Irish recipe without diving into green food dye head first this St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy the flavors of the Irish with a cozy comfort food recipe. 

Corned Beef Hash & Eggs – Leftover corned beef makes a dynamite, filling breakfast or dinner in this corned beef hash and eggs recipe from Homemade Food Junkie. Just five main ingredients in this quick and easy one skillet meal.

AIP Paleo Shepherd’s Pie – Packed with nutrients and flavor, this shepherd’s pie from the Health Nut Mama is easy, paleo, and AIP-friendly!

Chicken Bacon Cabbage Skillet – This chicken bacon cabbage skillet from Beauty and the Foodie is gluten free, paleo, low carb chicken dish that is easy to prepare.

Corned Jackfruit – Try Fried Dandelion’s vegan spin on the New England St. Patrick’s Day classic corned beef with some corned jackfruit!  

Corned Beef Hash – This corned beef hash from Sugar & Soul is a salty and delicious breakfast dish the whole family will love! A simple hash made with brisket, potatoes, onions, butter, thyme, and pepper and a great way to use up leftover corned beef!

Instant Pot Corned Beef & Cabbage from Nourish Nutrition

Instant Pot Corned Beef & Cabbage – Corned beef has never been easier or faster: try this paleo, low-carb, and keto Instant Pot corned beef recipe from Savory Tooth with cabbage and carrots. Pressure cooked to tender melt-in-your-mouth perfection in under 2 hours.

Rustic Irish Shepherd’s Pie – Delicious and comforting, this grain-free rustic Irish shepherd’s pie from Raia’s Recipes & Intoxicated on Life will have you wishing you made a double batch…

Irish Pork and Fruit Curry – Irish and curry in one dish? You bet! This Irish pork and fruit curry is a rich and slightly sweet curry with shredded pork, grapes and peaches from the Spiced Life.

Instant Pot Corned Beef – Making Instant Pot corned beef is so easy. Cooking corned beef brisket under pressure is quicker and healthier than boiling, too. Make your St. Patrick’s Day dinner in half the time with this paleo recipe from Homemade Food Junkie.

Oven Roasted Corned Beef Hash & Brussels Sprouts – If you have leftover corned beef, this corned beef hash recipe from Pinch & Swirl is the perfect way to use it! You’ll toss together diced corned beef, thinly sliced Brussels sprouts and little cubes of potato with a little olive oil and salt and pepper, then roast them to perfection and top with a fried egg! 

Instant Pot Corned Beef & Cabbage – St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage got a makeover to make it really easy with just 5 ingredients. This corned beef from Nourish Nutrition just takes 10 minutes hands-on and is done in about 2 hours. 

Another Casual Friday Menu: Irish Potato Jackets

The Potato Jacket from the Organic Kitchen

The Potato Jacket – When it comes to frugal menus there are only three rules: quick, easy and delicious. These potato jackets from the Organic Kitchen are all three. They’re perfect for a budget friendly St. Patrick’s Day meal!

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef with Creamy Horseradish Sauce – This pressure cooker corned beef with creamy horseradish sauce from Kalyn’s Kitchen is delicious, and you save time using the pressure cooker or Instant Pot to cook this primal recipe!

Real Food Instant Pot Corned Beef – This paleo Instant Pot Corned Beef from Recipes to Nourish is salty, herby, sweet and spicy! The real food brine makes the most amazing, tender brisket cooked to perfection in the Instant Pot.

Rustic Mung Bean Shepherd’s Pie – This recipe from Strength & Sunshine is a traditional and budget-friendly Irish recipe with a twist! This meatless vegan shepherd’s pie is great whether you’re in need of a easy family dinner to serve a crowd of just need some healthy comfort food.


Easy Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie from Raia’s Recipes

Shepard’s Pie with Mashed Cauliflower – An easy and healthy shepherd’s pie topped with a creamy, dairy-free mashed cauliflower. This comforting meal from A Life of Happenstance is a wonderful cold weather dish that’s simple to make. The recipe is free of gluten, grains, and dairy. It’s SCD legal and can easily be made paleo and Whole30 by omitting the peas! 

Tomato-less Stuffed Cabbage with Cashew Cream – This tomato-less stuffed cabbage with cashew cream from the Tasting Page is great for St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year. It’s dairy free, rice free, and nightshade free so it’s a perfect for an AIP or Paleo friendly meal.

Traditional Cottage Pie – This traditional cottage pie is a comforting dish from Savory Tooth filled with ground meat, diced vegetables, and mashed potatoes.

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie – This delicious vegetarian shepherd’s pie from Food by Jonister features a ton of vegetables and is topped with creamy mashed potatoes.

Easy Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie – Love shepherds pie? You’ve never tasted it like this before! This naturally gluten-free, family-friendly meal is packed with veggies, ground beef, and sharp white cheddar cheese. Easy cheesy shepherds pie is a delicious and flavor-packed dinner everyone will be asking for again and again.

An up close view of this Clean Eating Irish Colcannon in a black, cast iron pan. You can see bits of dark green from the kale mixed in with the bright orange sweet potatoes.

Clean Eating Irish Colcannon from the Gracious Pantry

Side Dishes.

Cauliflower Colcannon – This cauliflower colcannon recipe from Divalicious Recipes is a low-carb version of the Irish side dish, but uses cauliflower in place of the traditional mashed potato. 

Clean Eating Irish Colcannon – You’re missing out if you’ve never had Irish colcannon. It’s mashed potatoes on steroids! That being said, I try to substitute sweet potatoes for white potatoes whenever possible to make things paleo and the substitution in the Gracious Pantry’s recipe did not disappoint! 

Colcannon – Colcannon is traditional Irish side dish of mashed potatoes mixed with cooked greens and plenty of butter. This version from the Rising Spoon is easy, totally delicious, and an inexpensive way to bolster the nutrition of mashed potatoes and make them more filling.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Colcannon – This keto-friendly baked corned beef and cabbage casserole recipe from Low Carb Yum combines all the delicious flavors of St. Patrick’s Day into one super easy dish. It’s the perfect way to use up your leftovers!

Garlic & Parmesan Colcannon – Easy and delicious, this Irish-inspired garlic parmesan colcannon from Raia’s Recipes is a great addition to any meal, or even a simple meal in itself!

gluten-free colcannon with parmesan & garlic

Garlic & Parmesan Colcannon from Raia’s Recipes

Irish Mashed Potatoes with Kale – This colcannon from Karen’s Kitchen Stories is made with kale, cabbage, leeks, or assorted chopped greens, along with butter and milk. 

Gluten-Free Irish Colcannon – This Irish colcannon from Recipes to Nourish is pure comfort food! It’s full of creamy mashed potatoes, cabbage, and crispy bacon instead of the more traditional ham.

Irish Mashed Potatoes with Bacon – This version of a traditional Irish dish from What’s in the Pan brings together four of the most amazing ingredients – potatoes, cabbage, kale and bacon to make a very filling and delicious side dish – Irish mashed potatoes with bacon, or colcannon.

Low-Carb Fried Cabbage with Bacon – This paleo, low-carb fried cabbage with bacon from Kayln’s Kitchen is loaded with flavor and can be on the table in no time when you need a quick and easy low-carb meal! 

Mashed Cauliflower Colcannon – This mashed cauliflower colcannon from Apples for CJ is a great way to enjoy this Irish based side without all the carbs. By swapping out cauliflower for potatoes you’re lowering the carbs in this dish. But this mash still has all the same delicious flavors of the traditional colcannon.

3-Ingredient Cabbage Steaks -These easy, paleo, vegan, and low-carb 3-ingredient cabbage steaks from Raia’s Recipes are a perfect side dish for any meal. They’re quick and easy, and don’t require any special ingredients to make them delicious!

paleo colcannon

Paleo Colcannon from A Girl Worth Saving

Mashed Cauliflower Kale – Swap out the heavy cream and carbs of mashed potatoes for this paleo mashed cauliflower kale from the Tasting Page. It’s dairy-free, vegan, and also includes an easy Instant Pot cooking option.

Paleo Colcannon – St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to make this paleo colcannon recipe from A Girl Worth Saving. It’s full of savory, meaty flavors pared with sweet potatoes.

Simple Homemade Sauerkraut – Love sauerkraut? This easy 2-ingredient homemade sauerkraut from Raia’s Recipes is not only delicious, it’ll save you money, too. And it’s perfect for paleo, Whole30, GAPS, and more!

Swiss Chard Potatoes Colcannon – This creamy mashed potatoes with beautiful Swiss chard from Erica’s Recipes is a delicious twist on the Irish classic colcannon. It’s perfect fare for St. Patrick’s Day or any feast day.

Traditional Vegan Irish Colcannon – Who doesn’t love some mashed potatoes? This traditional recipe for vegan Irish colcannon from Strength & Sunshine is gluten-free, allergy-free, paleo, made with cabbage, but without the dairy! A cheap and easy staple Irish side dish that will quickly become a comforting family dinner staple!

Grain-Free Irish Soda Bread from Raia’s Recipes


Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread – This simple gluten-free Irish soda bread from Frugal Farm Wife is a delicious and easy bread that goes great with a delicious soup! Unlike most traditional soda breads, it doesn’t contain raisins or caraway seeds.

Irish Soda Bread Biscuits – I love the history behind traditional Irish soda bread. Just a little flour and salt with baking soda and soured milk to create a rise, it was simple meal the poor could count on. This recipe from Raising Generation Nourished does not disappoint and is super kid-friendly, too!

Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread – This gluten free Irish soda bread from What the Fork is a classic and the perfect side to your St. Patrick’s Day meal. This version includes directions for a dairy free option, which would also make it vegan.

Grain-Free Irish Soda Bread with Raisins & Walnuts – For a healthy and delicious version of the traditional bread, this grain-free Irish soda bread is a favorite at my house! It can be made plain, or studded with walnuts and raisins for a “spotted dog” version.

Soaked Irish Soda Bread – Soda breads are reliable, easy, and require only simple ingredients that most people keep on-hand. No yeast, no starter, no kneading… This gluten-free soaked Irish soda bread from Traditional Cooking School combines traditional preparation methods with a traditional loaf for the healthiest loaf for gut and body!

Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread with Cranberries & Walnuts – An easy, delicious and healthy gluten-free Irish soda bread filled with cranberries and walnuts! This recipe from Moon & Spoon & Yum is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any occasion! 

Traditional Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread – Everything a traditional Irish soda bread should be, only this one from Strength & Sunshine is gluten-free and vegan! A simple flour blend and spotted with raisins, everyone will feel the luck of the Irish with this simple soda bread recipe!

gluten-free Irish salad with poached egg

Caesar Salad with Proscuitto and Poached Egg from the Organic Kitchen

Soups & Salads.

Caesar Salad with Proscuitto and Poached Egg – A different take on Caesar salad made with butterleaf lettuce instead of Romaine and set atop a bed of Prosciutto, topped with a perfectly poached egg. This amazing recipe is from the Organic Kitchen’s time in Ireland.

Colcannon Soup – Make this colcannon soup from Upstate Ramblings for St. Patrick’s Day! This Irish potato soup with cabbage is a hearty and tasty way to celebrate the day.

Creamy Reuben Soup – This creamy Reuben soup from Peace, Love & Low Carb takes a popular and classic sandwich and transforms it into a rich, creamy soup. 

Irish fish chowder is a delicious mix of smoked and fresh fish in a light, gently creamy broth. Full of flavor, easy to make and perfect for lunch.

Irish Fish Chowder from Caroline’s Cooking

Irish Fish Chowder – Irish fish chowder is a delicious mix of smoked and fresh fish in a light, gently creamy broth. This recipe from Caroline’s Cooking is full of flavor, easy to make and perfect for lunch.

Reuben Chop Salad – All the delicious flavors of your favorite classic diner sandwich, but in a healthier low carb Reuben chopped salad rendition. This recipe from Peace, Love & Low Carb comes complete with scratch made Russian dressing.

Slow-Cooker Irish Lamb Stew – Slow-cooker Irish lamb stew recipe with tender meat and Irish vegetables cooks slowly throughout the day with no effort. Enjoy it for a wintry Sunday supper with your family, and keep this Irish stew from Cooking Chat in mind for St. Patrick’s Day! 

Traditional Irish Potato Soup – The best and easiest traditional Irish potato soup from Grits & Pinecones is as simple to make as it is delicious and nutritious! This creamy potato soup is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. A quick weeknight meal, or anytime you need a comforting bowl of potato soup. 

Slow-Cooker Irish Stew – I love a rich, almost gravy like feel to my stews, and this slow-cooker Irish stew from Raising Generation Nourished is no different. It is a great way to end winter, and celebrate the spring to come! Be sure to bake up some Irish soda bread to dunk in your Irish stew!

Guinness Stout Dark Chocolate Pudding Cakes from What A Girl Eats


Bailey’s Chocolate Chip Cookies – Spread some cheer this St. Patrick’s Day with Bailey’s chocolate chip cookies from Byte Sized Nutrition! These soft maple-almond chocolate chip cookies are infused with Bailey’s Irish Cream and coffee before being finished with a decadent chocolate Bailey’s drizzle. 

Chocolate Irish Whiskey Cake – This chocolate Irish whiskey cake from Only Taste Matters is a delicious and decadent way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – or any holiday…

Bailey’s White Chocolate Cheesecake with Almond Brown Sugar Crust – If you’re cheesecake obsessed, give this decadent Bailey’s white chocolate cheesecake with an almond brown sugar crust from Only Taste Matters a try!

Copycat Shamrock ShakeDelicious Obsessions tackled a shamrock shake flavored smoothie in the kitchen and came up with a creamy, rich, sweet mint shake that rivals the one at the fast food joint down the street. Better yet, it’s full of real food ingredients that won’t leave your blood sugar crashed a couple of hours later.

Gluten-Free Irish Cream Cupcakes – Gluten-free Irish cream cupcakes from Flippin’ Delicious are filled with Irish cream chocolate ganache, and topped with fluffy Irish cream whipped cream frosting.

Guinness Stout Dark Chocolate Pudding Cakes With Salted Caramel Sauce – Guinness stout dark chocolate pudding cakes with salted caramel sauce from What A Girl Eats are a rich, decadent, absolutely delicious dessert for St. Patrick’s Day!

No-Bake Irish Cream Cheesecake – Coffee and chocolate lover’s will appreciate this fantastic low-carb, no-bake Irish cream cheesecake from Low Carb Yum. Make in mini size or a full pan of this yummy dessert.

Treacle Tea Cake – This sweet Irish soda bread promises to be an international and universal favorite, no matter what your food restrictions! Follow GF Jules’ directions to fashion your own homemade Dutch oven, and you’ll be baking this modern version the old-fashioned way, with delicious results!

Irish Mule Cocktail


Dairy-Free Irish Cream – This delicious dairy-free homemade Irish cream liqueur recipe from GF Jules is perfect to sip, mix, or use in baking!

Irish Mule Cocktail – This Irish mule cocktail from Sugar & Soul is a bright mix of smooth Irish whiskey, zesty ginger beer, and tart fresh squeezed lime juice and it’s sure to make you want to dance this St. Patrick’s Day!

Thank you so much to all these amazing bloggers who let me include their delicious gluten-free Irish dishes in this round-up! Make sure you stop by and show them some foodie love!

Whether you're Irish or not, you'll love these delicious gluten-free Irish dishes! With over 50 to choose from, and vegan, low carb, and paleo options, there's something for everyone! #glutenfree #irish