18 Party-Perfect Mardi Gras Recipes


Laissez les bons temps rouler! Here are some crazy delicious gumbo, jambalaya, creole and cajun recipes you need to celebrate Fat Tuesday!

Mardi Gras Gorilla Bread “This is a really cute idea for a simple...

Mardi Gras Gorilla Bread


“This is a really cute idea for a simple King Cake. The addition of strawberries and cream cheese bring this gorilla bread to a whole new level! The flavor combination is fabulous. Great for a Mardi Gras party!” - Janet

Crawfish Etouffee “Take a trip to the Big Easy with just one bite...

Crawfish Etouffee


“Take a trip to the Big Easy with just one bite of this lovely dish! I recently made this in my cooking class that I host and everyone loved it! “ - CookingMaven

Slow Cooker Roast Beef Po'Boys with Debris Gravy “The first time I ever...

Slow Cooker Roast Beef Po'Boys with Debris Gravy


“The first time I ever had a Po'boy was in NOLA. This recipe is just as good if you can't get there. It is so tasty and yummy.” - JillianC

Homemade Shrimp Gumbo from Scratch “With great spice and big flavors, this gumbo...

Homemade Shrimp Gumbo from Scratch


“With great spice and big flavors, this gumbo does not disappoint. Worth every minute of preparation. You taste the love in every bite!” - Janet

Shut the FFFront Door - Sausage Chicken Jambalaya “VERY VERY GOOD! Easy to...

Shut the FFFront Door - Sausage Chicken Jambalaya


“VERY VERY GOOD! Easy to make has great flavor. Just put all in crock pot in the morning and is ready for dinner by 5pm - even the kids loved it.” - patsdream

Red Beans and Andoille Sausage “My husband said these were the best beans...

Red Beans and Andoille Sausage


“My husband said these were the best beans he's ever ate. He has eaten them for the past three days straight. Also, your directions were so easy to follow. Thank you!” - chellish05

Mardi Gras King Cake “We LOVE this delicious cake and creative way of...

Mardi Gras King Cake


“We LOVE this delicious cake and creative way of tinting your own decorative sugars. A perfect Mardi Gras treat!” - Janet

Mr. Pete's Southern Shrimp & Cheesy Grits “WOW, this is one of my...

Mr. Pete's Southern Shrimp & Cheesy Grits


“WOW, this is one of my favorite dishes! This recipe is over the top fantastic!” - logansw

Creole Mac & Cheese “I made a 2x batch for the kids' grad...

Creole Mac & Cheese


“I made a 2x batch for the kids' grad party on Sunday. Guess what? I had to throw ANOTHER 2x batch together in the middle of the event - it was that popular! Many people asked for the recipe.” - FluffyMae

“Yummy delish - we may never go back to the other version of mac and cheese I've made for years!!” - rgbickerstaff

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp “Yum! This is a fond memory for me...eating...

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp


“Yum! This is a fond memory for me...eating bbq shrimp from Pascal's Manale Restaurant when I was growing up in N.O.” - CaitsCookin

Low Country Grits and Shrimp “Made tonight. So quick, so easy, and so...

Low Country Grits and Shrimp


“Made tonight. So quick, so easy, and so satisfying and tasty.” - cuckoo4cookies

Bananas Foster Quesadillas “This is one impressive dessert...your guests don't need to know...

Bananas Foster Quesadillas


“This is one impressive dessert...your guests don't need to know how easy it was!” - Janet

Shrimp Etouffee “This was so good and it was so EASY! Thanks for...

Shrimp Etouffee


“This was so good and it was so EASY! Thanks for posting!” - MonisiaH

New Orleans Bread Pudding “I tried the bread pudding in each restaurant and...

New Orleans Bread Pudding


“I tried the bread pudding in each restaurant and decided which one I liked best. This recipe is an exact replica! I am so thrilled to have found this; it is easy and delicious - especially heated.” - alphachi

Chicken & Andouille Gumbo “This is delicious! The flavors are wonderful - our...

Chicken & Andouille Gumbo


“This is delicious! The flavors are wonderful - our entire family really enjoyed it - I am about to make it a third time :D Thank you for sharing this fantastic recipe ;)” - ajoyfulheart

“I just finished making this, and it is some kind of wonderful!!! I'm passing this recipe on to everyone I know!” - lukefeb14

My Fried Catfish with Homemade Nuggets “I love fish and this one is...

My Fried Catfish with Homemade Nuggets


“I love fish and this one is a keeper!” - hellchell1

Crawfish Balls “These would be good for any party - football, Mardi Gras,...

Crawfish Balls


“These would be good for any party - football, Mardi Gras, a holiday party, etc. I really liked that these are baked not fried. “ - Janet

Lad’s Dirty Rice “This was delicious. Everyone loved it! The mushrooms add such...

Lad’s Dirty Rice


“This was delicious. Everyone loved it! The mushrooms add such a delicious flavor. I also added some ground turkey to make it a full meal, but it would have been perfect without the meat, as well. I have a feeling it will be a family favorite for a very long time!” - athestove




3 Comments
GrannyGravymaker
Teresa G - Mar 1, 2017
Different strokes for different folks. :-) Smoked sausage and kielbasa are good too.
MaryA_Thompson
MARY A. Thompson - Mar 1, 2017
NOT INTERESTED IN ANDOUILLE SAUSAGE