25 Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Recipes (With SmartPoints)

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day! A day or weekend or a week where we celebrate our Irish heritage, or we all pretend we’re a little Irish! I’ve never been a big fan of the beer, but the corned beef and the Kelly green both suit me, so hey, I’ll celebrate, too!

I’ve found 24 fun St. Patrick’s Day recipes, from the original Corned Beef and Cabbage to Shepard’s Pie and all kinds of soups, appetizers, breads and sweets and even some breakfast or brunch-themed recipes for the morning after, courtesy of Weight Watchers, Skinnytaste, Emily Bites, Simple Nourished Living and a few other bloggers I enjoy. Check ‘em out:


Corned Beef and Cabbage and Shepard’s Pie

Corned Beef & Cabbage With Horseradish Cream Sauce
6 SmartPoints (1 portion with 1Tbsp horseradish cream) or 307.3 calories

Shepard’s Pie Lightened Up
5 SmartPoints or 275 calories

Corned Beef and Cabbage with Red Potatoes
10 SmartPoints

Cottage Pie (Shepard’s Pie)
9 SmartPoints

Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage
8 SmartPoints


Soups & Stews 

Slow Cooker Smoked Salmon Potato Leek Soup
4 SmartPoints

Fresh Pea Soup with Mint
1 SmartPoints

Slow Cooker Guinness Beef Stew
14 SmartPoints

Irish Oatmeal Leek Soup
4 SmartPoints

Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup
15 SmartPoints

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cheddar Soup Recipe
8 SmartPoints (low-fat version)



Reuben Wonton Cupcakes
3 SmartPoints

Sweet Potato Irish Nachos
10 SmartPoints

Corned Beef and Cabbage Strudel
7 SmartPoints


Breads & Sweets

Skinny-er Shamrock Shake
6 SmartPoints

Bread Pudding
4 SmartPoints

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Muffins
6 SmartPoints

Low-Fat Irish Soda Bread
4 SmartPoints

St. Patrick’s Day Cake Pops
6 SmartPoints


Breakfast & Brunch, AKA: The Morning After

Corned Beef Hash
10 SmartPoints

Bell Pepper and Potato Frittata
1 SmartPoints

Red Flannel Hash
5 SmartPoints

Tell me, what’s your favorite way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?


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