St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids
St. Patrick’s Day is March 17, and you know you can’t let the day pass by without giving your kids the excitement of eating something green! I think we can all admit, food is just more fun to eat when it’s green!
A traditional crop of Ireland, potatoes are rich in vitamins and minerals, and with this recipe for Green Mashed Potatoes, you’ll get to sneak in some extra nutrition with spinach.
- 8 large potatoes
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/4 pound butter
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons minced chives
- 1 package frozen chopped spinach, cooked as directed
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Cook and mash potatoes. Add sour cream, sugar, butter, salt and pepper. Beat until light and fluffy. Add a little milk for creamy consistency. Add chives and well-drained spinach and beat well. Put into casserole and sprinkle cheese on top. Refrigerate. To serve, bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes.
A Lucky Lime Float serves as the perfect sweet ending to your green meal! Just scoop lime sherbert into a glass and add your favorite lemon-lime soda. Garnish with whipped cream and green sprinkles.