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21 Quick & Easy Mardi Gras Recipes

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Updated February 16, 2017

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!

Mardi Gras King Cake

In keeping up with Mardi Gras tradition we came up with this recipe for Mardi Gras King Cake that's so good it's guaranteed to keep the party going and going and going. Our king cake recipe features classic cinnamon flavor and a sugary glaze in traditional colors!

Mardi Gras Jambalaya

Celebrate Mardi Gras and the tastes of the Bayou with our easy recipe for Mardi Gras Jambalaya. This is a Mardi Gras food that's perfect for anytime you want a hearty stew to stick-to-their-ribs. One bite and they'll be hooked!

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!

Smoked Sausage Gumbo

We decided to make this classic New Orleans-style dish the old fashioned way and we just know you're gonna love this hot and steamy gumbo. It's like a Mardi Gras parade of flavor in your mouth!

Mardi Gras Popcorn Chicken

Louisiana really knows how to party during Mardi Gras, so of course we came up with a recipe that's just as festively flavorful to go with the occasion! 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 you're craving. Just make our Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta, and we can bet your gang'll throw you your own parade right in your kitchen! This is another Mardi Gras food that's one of our favorites!

Mardi Gras Beignets

Celebrate Mardi Gras with a New Orleans classic! Beignets are basically fritters, in that they're made from dough that's dropped into hot oil and deep-fried until golden and delicious. Before they're ready to be enjoyed our Mardi Gras Beignets are sprinkled with confectioners' sugar, just like they do in N'awlins!

Louisiana Stew

If you're from the state of Lousiana, then you're likely to have grown up with some version of this dish. Our Louisiana Stew is a rich tomato-based stew that features classic ingredients like okra, tomatoes, shrimp, and smoked sausage. It's a stew that'll really wake your taste buds up!

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.

Easy King Cake

Have you had this tri-colored Mardi Gras dessert? Our Easy King Cake is a super shortcut way of making a traditional Mardi Gras King Cake. It's definitely a Mardi Gras cake recipe worth celebrating!

Hearty Chicken Gumbo

A gumbo is really just a hearty Cajun stew. So, when we need to serve something to chase away the cold-weather blues, we know our Hearty Chicken Gumbo is sure to be stick-to-our-ribs satisfying!

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 what you need. It also makes for great Mardi Gras food!

New Orleans Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

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

Chicken Sausage Gumbo

This easy gumbo recipe is sure to impress even the biggest gumbo aficionado. With fresh ingredients, creole seasoning, and two kinds of meat, our Chicken Sausage Gumbo makes the perfect Mardi Gras food. But hey, you can serve it anytime!

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