Do you have picky eaters, but would like to try the traditional “Corned Beef & Cabbage” St. Patty’s Day meal?
Make it a Pizza! Here’s how:
- 2 cups of shredded green cabbage
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 purchased pizza crust
- 1/4 pound thinly sliced corned beef
- 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese I also sprinkle on some parmesan.
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
- Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
- In a large skillet, sauté the cabbage in the olive oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and remove from heat.
- Place the pizza crust on the baking sheet.
- Spoon the sautéed cabbage onto the crust and spread it out evenly within half an inch of the edge.
- Arrange the corned beef slices over the cabbage.
- Sprinkle the cheese on top of the corned beef.
- Bake the pizza for 10 to 15 minutes, until the cheese is thoroughly melted and the pizza is nice and hot.
- Cut into wedges and serve immediately. Serves 4-6
Something fun to do with your entire class!
Leprechaun Pudding Pouches:
- 1 Tablespoon instant green pudding
- 1/2 Cup Milk
- Ziploc Baggie
- Plastic spoons.
- Write students’ names on Baggies.
- Put a tablespoon of pudding mix and 1/2 cup of milk into a Ziploc Baggie.
- Close the Baggies.
- Have students gently squeeze and shake their Baggie ‘til pudding is nice and thick.
- Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
- Open Baggie and eat.
A sweet and easy treat for St. Patty’s Day!
Pot O’ Gold Jell-O Cups:
- Lemon Jell-O
- Green Dixie Cups
- Plastic Spoons
- Follow the directions on the box.
- Slice the Jell-O into square nuggets and put some in each of the green Dixie Cups.
- Students eat with their spoon.
St. Patty’s Day Potato Candy:
- 1 large potato
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 to 5 cups confectioners' sugar
- 5 cups sweetened coconut flakes
- Peel the potato and boil it in water until soft.
- In a mixing bowl, mash the cooked potato with the salt and butter.
- Let it cool completely, or else it will melt the sugar when you add it.
- Mix in the vanilla extract and 4 cups of sugar.
- At this point, the mixture should be stiff. If it isn't, add more sugar.
- Sprinkle half of the coconut onto a waxed-paper-covered surface and turn the potato mixture onto it.
- Roll the batter until all of the coconut has been mixed in.
- Shape teaspoonfuls into small balls.
- Roll the balls individually in the remaining coconut.
- Chill the finished candies until you're ready to serve them.
- Makes about 4-dozen.
Click on the links below to check out these other two fun recipes!
Rainbow Cup Cakes
Whatever you’re cookin’ up in the kitchen with your wee ones this March,
I hope it’s better than green eggs and ham!