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18 Quick & Easy Mardi Gras Recipes

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Hosting a Mardi Gras party? Then you probably need some ideas for Mardi Gras food! Well, you're in luck, because we're rollin' out our favorite New Orleans Mardi Gras recipes. You'll love these tasty takes on some favorite, traditional Mardi Gras recipes. From hearty gumbo recipes all the way to deep-fried beignets, this collection of Mardi Gras food is sure to get you in the N'awlins spirit! 


Shrimp Gumbo   Red Beans and Rice

Shrimp Gumbo: This "N'awlins" inspired hearty one pot recipe for Shrimp Gumbo takes advantage of Bayou seasonings, making this a perfect Mardi Gras food. Turn it into a seafood style gumbo by simply alternating the shrimp for other seafood or fish.


Red Beans and Rice: Take a trip down to the "Bayou" with the long-cooked tastes of our slow-cooker Red Beans and Rice. This one's packed with lots of authentic New Orleans flavor without having to leave home. This is one of our favorite Mardi Gras recipes! 

Chicken Sausage Gumbo   Louisiana Shrimp Bake

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo: Our streamlined version of a gumbo recipe is sure to please even the strictest of gumbo aficionados. Our Chicken and Sausage Gumbo is a perfect Mardi Gras food that'll get you ready to celebrate!


Louisiana Shrimp Bake: Tired of always having shrimp the same old way, either as shrimp cocktail or shrimp scampi? If so, this jazzy Louisiana Shrimp Bake is just want you need. It's also makes for great Mardi Gras food!

Mardi Gras Gumbo   Mardi Gras Beignets

Mardi Gras Gumbo: Once your crew gets a whiff of this gumbo recipe, your kitchen may become a stop on the Mardi Gras parade! And no one will know it's a healthy meal. Have fun with this Mardi Gras food!


Mardi Gras Beignets: Deep-fried sweet Beignets are a traditional French treat. Serve these Mardi Gras Beignets up for breakfast or dessert. It's a perfect Mardi Gras food, but you can surely make them at any time of the year!

Madi Gras Popcorn Chicken   Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta

Mardi Gras Popcorn Chicken: Louisiana really knows how to party during Mardi Gras, so we came up with a recipe that's just as festively flavorful! Our Mardi Gras Popcorn Chicken is coated in a great Cajun seasoning mix that we know will have you celebrating!


Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta: You don't have to go to The Big Easy to get that jazzy southern flavor. Just make our Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta, and we bet your gang'll throw you your own parade right in your kitchen! This is one of our fav Mardi Gras Recipes! 

New Orleans Bread Pudding   Mardi Gras Jambalya

New Orleans Bread Pudding: You'll feel like you're in the middle of Bourbon Street when you hear cheers for your New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce. Do it! Make one of our favorite Mardi Gras recipes!


Mardi Gras Jambalya: Celebrate Mardi Gras and the tastes of the Bayou with our easy recipe for Mardi Gras Jambalaya anytime you want a hearty stew to stick-to-their-ribs, this Mardi Gras food is perfect!

More Mardi Gras Recipes

Festive Rice

Gumbo on the Grill

Jazzy Jamalaya

Oyster Po' Boys


Fish Gumbo

Mardi Gras Shrimp

Easy King Cake

Eye of a Hurricane



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