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Irish Haystacks- Rainbow Dinner


Fun and healthy rainbow dinner for St. Patrick's Day! 


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ½ onion (about ½ cup), finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic; finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups milk or unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth


  1. In a large pan, melt the butter on medium heat. Saute onion until soft. Stir in garlic and cook for about 1 minute. 
  2. Sprinkle flour over butter and onions. It will be thick. Cook over medium heat for one minute to get rid of starchy taste. 
  3. Slowly pour milk and chicken broth into the butter mixture. Stir with a whisk until the sauce is mixed together. Simmer about 5 minutes or longer for sauce to thicken. 
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve over a bed or rice and top with shredded chicken, shredded cheese, olives, peppers, tomatoes, olives, chinese noodles, coconut, pineapple, mandarin oranges and almonds. 
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: main dish

Keywords: hawaiian haystacks, chicken sauce, rice