Easy Mardi Gras Recipes

Easy Mardi Gras Recipes

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.

Easy Mardi Gras Recipe: New Orleans Red Beans And Rice
Slow Cooker New Orleans Red Beans And Rice

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.

Easy Mardi Gras Recipe: Healthy Jambalaya
Healthy Jambalaya

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.

Easy Mardi Gras Recipe: 20 Minute King Cake
20-Minute King Cake

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!