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St. Patrick's Day

Low fat St. Patrick's Day recipes, including a lean beef stew, Irish Soda Bread, Leek and Potato Soup, and more.

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Here's a selection of St. Patrick's Day recipes suitable for low fat diets.

Fruit-Studded Soda Bread
Traditional Irish Soda Bread is made with flour, salt, baking soda, and buttermilk; and that's it. Pure and simple. But for a sweeter variation of soda bread, try this one, packed with raisins, and a hint of orange zest.

Crockpot Beef Stew
An easy-to-prepare, low-fat beef stew that cooks all day in the crockpot.

St Patrick's Day Sugar Cookies
Indulge in a little sweet treat on St Patrick's Day with these lightened sugar cookies, containing a fraction of the fat of regular sugar cookies. The low fat sugar cookies are perfect with a nice cup of tea.

Broccoli Soup
A thick and satisfying low-fat broccoli soup that makes a delicious fall or winter lunch.

Spinach Soup
A delicious and nutritious spinach soup that's perfect any time of the year. Enjoy with a dollop of fat-free sour cream of plain yogurt.

Low Fat Slow-Cooked Beef Stew
A rich lean beef stew that's slow cooked to perfection, allowing the beef to become meltingly tender, and the flavors to intensify.

Low Fat Watercress Soup
In honor of St. Patrick's Day or any time during spring and summer, enjoy the mildly peppery taste of watercress in this low fat watercress soup.

Irish Soda Bread
If you're planning a low fat St Patrick's Day feast, try this traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe. It's easy to make and requires only a few basic ingredients.

Low Fat Braised Beef
Enjoy this comforting low fat braised beef dish on cold nights. Choose lean cuts of beef and trim any excess fat. Enjoy with noodles or some crusty bread to mop up the juices.

Colcannon
Colcannon, an Irish dish made with cabbage or kale and mashed potatoes, makes a great side dish on St. Patrick's Day. This low fat colcannon omits butter and cream, using fat free milk and fat free cream cheese instead.

Weight Watchers Irish Stew
This Weight Watchers Irish Stew is brought to us by Peggy Trowbridge, About's Guide to Home Cooking.

Low Fat Leek and Potato Soup
Try some warming, low fat leek and potato soup on St. Patrick's Day.

Low Fat Cream of Asparagus Soup
If you're looking for low fat asparagus recipes, try this low fat cream of asparagus soup, using fat-free sour cream and potato instead of heavy cream.

Lean Beef Stew
A hearty low fat beef stew made with chunks of lean beef and seasonal vegetables in a rich sauce.

Salsa Verde
A naturally low-fat salsa verde using fresh tomatillos.

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