Have the best Fat Tuesday with these 25 Mardi Gras Recipes! With New Orleans classics, it doesn’t matter if you’re in the big easy or across the country!!
I love a great excuse to make incredible food and at my house, there’s no better reason than Mardi Gras! This Fat Tuesday celebration may be a staple in New Orleans but on this side of Mississippi, we live vicariously through Mardi Gras recipes! These Big Easy favorites will turn any meal into a celebration. These easy Mardi Gras recipes are the perfect way to start your celebration and let your hair down before Lent. Grab a pot or pan and bring a little New Orleans into your kitchen!
25 MARDI GRAS RECIPES
Love it? Pin it to your MARDI GRAS board to SAVE it!
Follow Real Housemoms on Pinterest for more great recipes!
An array of appetizers is always my favorite thing at a party. These Mardi Gras inspired recipes are sure to be a hit with your crowd!
- Cheesy Muffuletta Dip
- Mardi Gras Grilled Oysters
- Grilled Cajun Chicken Wings
- French Quarter Pecan Cheese Spread
- Crawfish Beignets with Cajun Dipping Sauce
Step your side dish game with these down south Mardi Gras recipes! From classic to sides with a spin, you’ll love these recipes!
Big flavors rule in New Orleans and the dinner Mardi Gras recipes are guaranteed to deliver! They’re so good you’ll want to make them all year long.
- Muffuletta Sandwiches
- One-Pot Red Beans and Rice
- One Pot Cajun Chicken Pasta
- Quick and Easy Jambalaya
- Easy Jambalaya Stuffed Peppers
You can’t have a Mardi Gras party without amazing seafood. These New Orleans favorites will make your mouth water and have you dancing along to some zydeco!
- Crawfish Boil Recipe
- Blackened Red Snapper with Peach Salsa
- Homemade Shrimp Etouffee
- Shrimp Po’Boys with Creole Remoulade
- One Pot Gumbo
A little something sweet is the perfect way to indulge on Mardi Gras! These recipes are Bourbon Street favorites. Make one or try them all, either way you’re sweet tooth will thank you.
- Easy Mini King Cakes
- New Orleans Style Bread Pudding
- Homemade Beignets
- The Perfect Pecan Praline Recipe
- Bourbon Bananas Foster
OUR FAVORITE KITCHEN TOOLS TO MAKE THESE MARDI GRAS RECIPES
- Baking Dish
- Baking Sheet
- Large Pot
- Cast Iron Skillet
- Cutting Board
- Wooden Spoon
- Parchment Paper
- Serving Bowl
Get your Mardi Gras party started right with easy decorations and Mardi Gras flare for all your guests to wear!
- Purple Gold Green Mardi Gras Beads Necklaces
- Mardi Gras Party Scene Setter Wall Decorating Kit
- Mardi Gras Tablecovers
- Feather Mardi Gras Masks
- Mardi Gras Street Signs
If you enjoyed these recipes you may also enjoy our collection of