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33 Recipes to Make in March (+ Easy Dinner Ideas)

This collection of recipes to make in March will have you excited to step into the kitchen this month!

Because Spring is on the horizon, And what better way to welcome the new season than with some new recipes?

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March is the perfect time to experiment with different dishes.  

From hearty veggie casseroles to sweet treats, there’s something for every palate and mood.

And of course, we can’t forget about St. Patrick’s Day! 

1. Irish Mashed Potatoes (Colcannon)

If you’ve never tried Irish mashed potatoes, aka colcannon, you’re missing out big time!

It’s like regular mashed potatoes, but better, thanks to the butter. Loads of it!

This dish has the fluffiest, creamiest mashed potatoes ever. You won’t be able to say no to it, trust me!

Try making it for St. Patrick’s Day or just a weeknight dinner, either way, colcannon will be the star of the show.

2. Ina Garten’s Meatloaf

Need something to serve with those mashed potatoes? Try Ina Garten’s meatloaf!

Say goodbye to those dry and tough meatloaves of the past. This one is loaded with tender, juicy meat and a wallop of flavor.

Don’t worry about being a culinary genius, this recipe is foolproof and perfect for anyone to try.

3. Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Get ready to have the luck of the Irish on your side with this corned beef and cabbage slow cooker recipe!

Just toss corned beef, cabbage, carrots, and potatoes into a crockpot and let it cook to perfection.

It’s the answer to the question, “what to eat with sauerkraut” and it’s perfect for simple weeknight family dinner.

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4. Mississippi Pot Roast

This March, try making Mississippi pot roast. It’s a brilliant dish that tastes like it took hours to make.

But it only needs five ingredients and a Crockpot!

Let your slow cooker do the hard work while you relax.

The end result is a tender and moist roast smothered in a buttery gravy that’s so soft, you won’t even need a knife.

Give it a try and taste the magic!

5. Potato Corn Chowder

What’s better than curling up with a steaming bowl of chowder on a chilly day? Not much, I’d say.

This potato corn chowder is packed with creamy taters, sweet corn, and smoky bacon. It’s the perfect comfort food. 

Plus, it only takes 30 mins to whip up! So, grab a bowl, get cozy, and dig in!

6. Hot Reuben Dip

Turn your party into a flavor fiesta with this heavenly Reuben dip recipe! 

It’s the perfect mix of corned beef, sauerkraut, cheese, and mayo dressing. It’s sure to disappear in no time.

It’s creamy and rich, with just the right tangy contrast from the sauerkraut and dressing. Yum!

7. Shamrock Shake

Make your own Shamrock Shake, the iconic McDonald’s drink, anytime with this recipe!

Just blend ice cream, milk, and mint until it’s creamy and perfect. 

While corned beef and cabbage are a great go-to St. Patrick’s Day dinner, nothing beats a refreshing and delicious Shamrock Shake. 

You won’t believe how easy it is to recreate this favorite at home. Trust me, it’s worth it!

8. Paula Deen Carrot Cake

This recipe for Paula Deen’s carrot cake is divine. I swear it can even change the minds of all carrot cake haters!

This delectable cake has the perfect blend of warm spices and creamy cream cheese frosting.

This cake is so amazing, it’s perfect for any special occasion.

9. Ham and Cheese Sliders

Ham and cheese sliders are the ultimate party pleaser!

These babies are baked to perfection with juicy ham, Swiss cheese, and Hawaiian rolls. 

Top it off with a mouthwatering buttery Dijon, onion, and poppy seed glaze, and you’ve got a snack that’s fast and delicious!

10. Irish Nachos

Want to impress your party guests with a tasty treat? Try Irish nachos!

These cheesy, bacon-filled potato bites are the perfect crowd-pleaser for St. Patrick’s Day. 

Don’t settle for boring old nachos with plain chips. Instead, upgrade with golden potato slices.

And no, they’re not actually Irish, but who cares when they’re this yummy? Give them a try!

11. Cabbage Soup

March is the perfect time to try this magical cabbage soup recipe!

It’s like the Houdini of soups because it makes an entire head of cabbage disappear in one go. 

This soup is loaded with veggies and fire-roasted tomatoes that give it a rich flavor.

Pair it with some crusty bread for a simple, nourishing meal. 

Don’t be afraid of cabbage overload.

It adds a subtle sweetness that perfectly balances the tangy white wine vinegar.

12. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Looking for a comforting recipe to make this March? Try these ultimate stuffed cabbage rolls!

They’re stuffed with seasoned ground beef and rice, wrapped in cabbage leaves, and coated in a homemade tomato sauce.

This hearty meal is sure to satisfy. 

Serve it up with some mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli, and you’ll have the perfect dinner.

Just be sure to give it enough time to bake to perfection!

13. Corned Beef Casserole

Leftovers never tasted so good! Don’t let your St. Patrick’s Day corned beef go to waste. 

Whip up a casserole with buttery potatoes, meat, and veggies smothered in a tasty creamy sauce. 

Say goodbye to boring leftovers. This comforting bake is sure to become a family favorite!

14. Sirloin Tip Steak

Indulge in a mouthwatering sirloin tip steak feast for you and your loved ones!

With this recipe, you can enjoy a fancy dining experience without breaking the bank.

Grilled juicy steak tips smothered in a heavenly mushroom sauce, need we say more?

And it’s not just the taste, it’s also effortless to cook!

No more slaving in the kitchen for hours, as it only takes 50 minutes to make this masterpiece.

15. Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese sandwiches are the ultimate comfort food.

Who doesn’t love ooey-gooey melted cheese between two slices of bread? 

And if you pair it up with a bowl of creamy tomato soup, you have a classic combo that hits the spot every time. 

Plus, you can use any kind of cheese and bread combo you like.

If you’re feeling fancy, try using rye or pumpernickel bread with cheeses like Havarti or Gouda. Yum!

16. Easy One-Pot American Goulash

American goulash makes for great comfort food on a chilly March day.

It’s a warm and hearty meal with a rich, savory sauce that’ll leave you feeling totally satisfied. 

It’s made with tomato sauce, ground beef, and elbow macaroni, and then it’s seasoned to perfection. 

Some people call it beef-a-roni or chili mac. Whatever you choose to call it, one thing’s for sure, you’ll be hooked!

17. Easy Chocolate Dump Cake

This luscious chocolate dump cake is a chocoholic’s dream!

With only 10 minutes of prep time, you can whip up a decadent dessert in a flash. 

This cake is anything but ordinary; it’s rich, gooey, and irresistible.

Just toss everything into a baking dish and let the oven do the work. 

Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and you’re in for a treat!

18. Prego Lasagna

This Prego lasagna tastes like a hug from an Italian grandma!

And the best part? It’s easy to make, thanks to Prego Italian sauce.

Just layer everything and let it bake to perfection.

19. Ina Garten Shrimp Scampi

Few things in life are better than Ina Garten’s shrimp scampi recipe.

Buttery linguine is coated in garlicky goodness and topped with plump shrimp. Yum!

Looking for a seafood recipe that’s fresh, bright, and satisfying? Look no further than Ina’s shrimp scampi. 

It’s a classic Italian dish with a few twists, like using shallots for sweetness and lemon for acidity.

20. Best Easy Healthy Baked Salmon

Looking for a quick and healthy meal? Give this baked salmon a try!

The salmon is seasoned with lemon and garlic for incredible flavor. And it’s baked to flaky tenderness in the oven. 

I mean, what more can I say? This salmon is easy, healthy, and baked to perfection.

It’s the ultimate salmon recipe. You’ll love it!

21. Bubble and Squeak

Meet bubble and squeak, the best way to use leftover mashed potatoes and cabbage!

It’s a quick, easy, and tasty dinner idea that even picky eaters will love. 

Don’t limit yourself to just cabbage- add in your favorite vegetables like carrots or peas.

And forget the bacon and eggs, you can serve it with cheese-topped beans or even leftover gravy.

So next time you have leftovers, give bubble and squeak a try!

22. Grandma’s Irish Soda Bread

March is the perfect time to whip up some Irish soda bread!

This bread is super easy to make and doesn’t require any pesky yeast. 

Instead, the magic comes from baking soda and buttermilk.  And let me tell you, it’s amazing! 

The bread is dense, yet soft, and has the most incredible crust.

The secret to its deliciousness is buttermilk and cold butter.

23. Easy Guinness Beef Stew

If you’re craving a cozy and delicious meal, you have to try this Guinness beef stew.

It’s the perfect thing to whip up on a lazy weekend.

It’s loaded with tender beef, hearty veggies, and a rich broth made with everyone’s favorite Irish beer.

Don’t worry about the alcohol content. It all cooks off, leaving behind nothing but flavor.

So whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or just want a hearty meal, give this recipe a try. You won’t regret it!

24. Dublin Coddle

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Dublin Coddle! It’s a cozy Irish stew with spuds and sausages slow-cooked to perfection in the oven. 

Sure, corned beef and cabbage are grand. But trust me, this coddle is the real deal.

It’s filling, tasty, and just what you need on a cold day.

So, give it a try and experience a taste of Ireland without leaving your kitchen.

25. Classic Shepherd’s Pie

What better dish to have on  St. Paddy’s Day than a classic shepherd’s pie? 

This classic Irish dish is made with ground beef or lamb, veggies, and topped with mashed potatoes. 

Fun fact: If it’s made with lamb, it’s shepherd’s pie, and if it’s made with beef, it’s cottage pie. The more you know!

26. Toad in the Hole

Toad in the hole is the classic English dish that may sound weird but trust me, it’s epic comfort food!

This dish is made with sausages wrapped in Yorkshire pudding batter and baked to perfection.

Add onion gravy on top, and it’s game over. 

27. Meatless Baked Ziti

This baked ziti recipe is a meatless marvel, even for non-veggies!

The tangy sauce and creamy ricotta will blow you away. 

This dish is so filling and comforting, you won’t miss the meat.

It’s perfect for a meatless Monday, or any day you want to cut down on meat. 

And the best part? It’s super easy to make. Just mix the ingredients, add cheese, bake, and devour! Yum!

28. Fish and Chips

This beer-battered fish is a game-changer.

And when paired with my homemade tartar sauce and fresh fries, it’s a match made in food heaven.

This recipe is the real deal. With its wet batter, it delivers a perfect crunch while keeping the fish juicy and tender inside. 

Trust me, you’ll think you’re dining at a fancy restaurant with this dish!

29. Traditional Irish Scones

Bake up a big batch of these Irish scones this St. Paddy’s Day! They’re fluffy, buttery, and oh-so-delicious.

Irish scones are light and airy, with just the right amount of crumbly goodness. 

They’re perfect for slathering with jam and clotted cream or just enjoying on their own with a hot cup of tea. Yum!

30. Creamy New England Fish Chowder

Get ready for a taste of New England with this creamy fish chowder!

This chowder is the real deal, no fancy stuff, just simple ingredients.

Don’t be fooled by its simplicity, one spoonful and you’ll be hooked.

Trust me, this recipe will have you licking the bowl clean! 

31. Easy Reuben Casserole

Want to make a whole bunch of Reuben sandwiches without all the fuss?

Try the Reuben casserole! It’s a quick and easy way to satisfy those cravings. 

Just layer rye bread, corned beef, thousand island dressing, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese, and voila! 

If you have leftover corned beef and cabbage from St. Patrick’s Day, this casserole is a great way to use them up. 

32. Beef and Broccoli

Move over, fast food! This one-skillet beef and broccoli recipe is the real deal.

Who says healthy food can’t be delicious?

This dish boasts juicy beef and crunchy broccoli, all coated in a thick, savory sauce.

Satisfy your cravings without the guilt (or the take-out cost)!

33. Irish Coffee

Get your evening started with a delicious Irish coffee.

It’s a beloved classic for a reason. It’s warm, comforting, and perfect for a nightcap.

Mix sweetened coffee, Irish cream, whiskey, and whipped cream for a perfect blend of flavors.

Turn your regular coffee into a party-worthy cocktail with this easy-peasy recipe. Let’s get brewing!

33 Recipes to Make in March (+ Easy Dinner Ideas)

This list of recipes to make in March will keep your kitchen busy all month! From meatloaf to chowder to nachos and cabbage rolls, get ready to find your favorite new meals!


  • Irish Mashed Potatoes (Colcannon)

  • Ina Garten’s Meatloaf

  • Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

  • Mississippi Pot Roast

  • Potato Corn Chowder

  • Hot Reuben Dip

  • Shamrock Shake

  • Paula Deen Carrot Cake

  • Ham and Cheese Sliders

  • Irish Nachos

  • Cabbage Soup

  • Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

  • Corned Beef Casserole

  • Sirloin Tip Steak

  • Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  • Easy One-Pot American Goulash

  • Easy Chocolate Dump Cake

  • Prego Lasagna

  • Ina Garten Shrimp Scampi

  • Best Easy Healthy Baked Salmon

  • Bubble and Squeak

  • Grandma’s Irish Soda Bread

  • Easy Guinness Beef Stew

  • Dublin Coddle

  • Classic Shepherd’s Pie

  • Toad in the Hole

  • Meatless Baked Ziti

  • Fish and Chips

  • Traditional Irish Scones

  • Creamy New England Fish Chowder

  • Easy Reuben Casserole

  • Beef and Broccoli

  • Irish Coffee


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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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