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19 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!

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.

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! 

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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! 

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!

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!

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