Saint Patrick's Day Recipe Traditions That Wisconsin Loves
Time to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a few Saint Patrick's Day Recipe traditions that Wisconsin loves, whether you are of Irish ancestry or not! It goes along nicely with our tradition to wear green, listen to Irish music, look for the pot of gold over the rainbow, wear a "Kiss Me I'm Irish" shirt, pick a shamrock, eat corned beef and cabbage, and drink a green drink or Guinness beer!
Have some fun and get your Irish on with these green-themed dishes that are fun to make and eat! The first recipe we help you with is what to do with your left-over corn beef with a tried and true Corn Beef Hash and Eggs recipe. Follow it with a delicious green dessert of Mini Key Lime and Coconut Pies.
We wish you a Happy St. Patrick's Day and Luck of the Irish To You!
All recipes and photos by: Taste of Home
Corn Beef Hash and Eggs
1 package (32 ounces) frozen cubed hash browns
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1/2 cup canola oil
4 to 5 cups chopped cooked corned beef
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 large eggs
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
In a large ovenproof skillet, cook hash browns and onion in oil until potatoes are browned and onion is tender. Remove from the heat; stir in corned beef and salt.
Make 8 wells in the hash browns. Break one egg into each well. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until eggs reach desired doneness. Garnish with parsley.
Mini Key Lime and Coconut Pies
1 tube (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup Key lime juice
3 large egg yolks
2 teaspoons grated lime zest
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon coconut extract
1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
Slice cookie dough into 18 pieces. With floured fingers, press onto the bottom and 1/2-in. up the sides of 18 greased muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the milk, lime juice, egg yolks and lime zest. Spoon into hot crusts. Bake 7-9 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool completely in pans on wire racks. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Just before serving, in a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add the confectioners' sugar and extracts; beat until soft peaks form. Remove pies from muffin cups. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with coconut.
Looking for a couple more options to add to your Saint Patrick's Day Recipe traditions? You can find more delicious recipes on our recipes page!
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