Top 10 Mardi Gras Recipes

Top 10 Mardi Gras Recipes

Mardi Gras is a major time for celebration and lots of eating. French for "Fat Tuesday," those celebrating Mardi Gras usually eat richer foods, especially if they will be fasting for the Lenten season. Celebrate with King Cake or some delicious cooking - New Orleans style! We can't wait until next week!

For foodies, Mardi Gras is another great excuse to cook up some fatty, filling and fabulous meals. In America, New Orleans is the unofficial headquarters of Mardi Gras celebrations. You can cook up some classic Cajun grub for Mardi Gras, but you can also make more traditional Fat Tuesday meals as well. This recipe list is a combination of both types of Mardi Gras recipes!

Mardi Gras Meatballs - This Mardi Gras meatball recipe is not only easy but delicious; it's always the first to go at any party!

Easy Crockpot Stuffed Bell Peppers - This easy crockpot stuffed bell peppers recipe is great smelling, simple and made for even the fussiest of eaters!

Mardi Gras Potato Soup - This colorful soup has potatoes, celery, purple onion and bacon.

Spicy New Orleans Catfish Fries - These catfish strips get deep-fried for the down-south taste.

Chicken Stew New Orleans Style
- Spiced sausage, cayenne pepper, and bell pepper add a Cajun touch to chicken stew.

Mardi Gras Gator Meatballs
- Yes, it really has alligator meat in it, but if you're not that adventurous, you can use chicken.

Avocado-Studded Mardi Gras Fritters with Creole Mustard-Apricot Sauce - This very southern dish is perfect to serve at your Mardi Gras celebration! Creamy and rich with a kick of spicy Creole mustard, this is a fun dish that's deliciously different.

Cajun Dirty Rice - Cooked with beef and sausage, this rice is a full meal

King Cake - This a sweet bread that is made during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. It has a cream cheese filling and a simple glaze. A tiny plastic baby baked into the bread and will bring good luck to whoever finds it.

Ricotta Pancakes - The ricotta cheese adds the perfect moisture to these pancakes

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