Baby Irish Potato Bites for St.Patricks Day
The humble spud! That is what us Irish folk call the potato. Potatoes are amazingly versatile, you don’t like them boiled, well you can have your spuds; baked, roasted, wedged, mashed, mixed into stews (see this recipe) or even like these yummy looking potatoes – stuffed! What better way to celebrate St.Patricks Day than with the vegetable we are most known for!
Yes, the potato might seem common and it might seem boring, but they are powerhouses of goodness! Potatoes are jammers with vitamin C, have more potassium than a banana and are also rich in fiber too! A brilliant addition to you and your little ones diet.
Nhis recipe contains cheese and is topped with a little sour cream and they are AMAZING! Usually on St.Patricks Day our friends come over after the parade and these yummy bites are yummy to hand out. They also are perfect for babies too so great for the entire family.
Foods for Baby Led Weaning
You may look at these and think ‘no way would I give my baby these’ but, this recipe is brilliant for baby led weaning! I use baby potatoes so the skin is really soft when cooked and the inside is so soft, delicious and the size makes them really easy for those little hands to pick up.
All you need to do, is place one in front of your baby and let them pick it up all by them self. You can also keep all of these little spuds for your baby in the freezer too so you have a stash of really tasty meals. After filling the skins up with the filling, then top with cheese and cover with cling film before freezing.
This recipe is part of my series for Dunnes Stores! The baby potatoes are from the Everyday Savers Range and all of the ingredients can be found in-store! There are so many amazing events coming up over the next year and I can’t wait to meet everyone! From teaching your baby how to start weaning right up to dealing with fussy eating. There is something for everyone and all supported by my incredible partner Irish owned Dunnes Stores.
These would make a yummy side to a dinner too! The dish that just keeps on giving! Great as a side, great as a party food, great for baby led weaning 🙂
This is a new thing I am going to add to all of my recipes going forward because I want my food to be for everyone! To veganise this recipe, leave out the butter and just add 1 tablespoon of rapeseed oil to the mashed potato mix. A good vegan cheese can be used, however I must prefer nutritional yeast and it makes them much more nutritious too. Top with a dollop of your favourite coconut yogurt and a sprinkle of chives. I have tried this and it is super delicious!
More Irish Recipes for St.Patricks Day
If you are looking for more family recipes for St.Patricks day that you have to try out these ones:
Veggie Loaded Irish Stew
I can’t wait to hear what you think of this Irish Stew recipe. I hope you and your lovely family love it as much as we do.
Wishing you a very Happy St.Patricks Day!
Lá Fhéile Pádraig