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Irish Entrees

What's for dinner? Solve the dilemma with one of these flavor-filled main meal dishes.
Updated Irish Stew

Updated Irish Stew

This stew tastes even better as leftovers, once the flavors have had a chance to develop. Serve it over mashed potatoes for a deliciously comforting meal. Traditional Irish stout is not vegan, but to find a beer that is, log on to veganconnection.com.

Colcannon

Colcannon

This ultra-Irish dish varies from one county to the next, with some cooks using cabbage in place of kale, others using leeks or onions for extra flavor. Here, it gets a modern-day makeover with purple potatoes, garlic and shiitake mushrooms to reflect all the delicious new options found in Irish markets today. If you can’t find purple potatoes, Yukon gold, fingerling or russet varieties also work well.

Individual Carrot Soufflés

Individual Carrot Soufflés

If potatoes are one of every Irish restaurant’s “2 veg” side dish options, carrots are the other. This recipe turns mashed carrots into something special because of the shallow baking dishes that give each serving a crispy crust.

Barley-Vegetable Ragout

Barley-Vegetable Ragout

Pearled barley has the hull and bran removed to make it cook more quickly—but it still retains some whole grain goodness.