Fat Tuesday is just around the corner and even if you’re not celebrating in the Big Easy, you can still get into the spirit with some good ol’ southern cookin’! We’ve compiled a few easy Mardi Gras recipes that won’t have you in the kitchen for hours and still pack a flavorful cajun punch.
Crock-pots are a great way to make every recipe easier! Just prep the ingredients and throw them in the slow cooker for this Mardi Gras recipe from myrecipes.com.
Try this healthier version of Jambalaya for a taste of the south from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. An alternative vegetarian option is also listed replacing the chicken and shrimp with a red bell pepper, green beans, or eggplant, and using vegetable broth instead of chicken.
It wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without King Cake! This quick and easy recipe from Family Kitchen uses refrigerator biscuits to shorten your prep time.
We hope you enjoy these Mardi Gras recipes and really kick up your heels this Fat Tuesday!