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Classic New Orleans Recipes For Mardi Gras

Plan your Mardi Gras party with these classic New Orleans recipes including, Red Beans and Rice, Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce and of course, a traditional recipe for King Cake.

Mardi Gras Meringues

Celebrate the season of Mardi Gras with these festive Mardi Gras Meringues. With a crisp outer shell and slightly chewy center, these delicate cookies will melt in your mouth. Decorated with swirls of the Mardi Gras colors, these simple treats will bring a bit of the Fat Tuesday fun into your own home.

New Orleans Style Red Beans and Rice

A classic New Orleans recipe for Red Beans and Rice made with red beans, spicy sausage, onions, garlic and green bell peppers. One of my family's favorite meals!

Seafood Stuffed Eggplant Casserole

Bring the wonderful flavors of Louisiana into your kitchen with this mouthwatering Seafood Stuffed Eggplant Casserole - thick pieces of shrimp, crabmeat, salty diced ham, and a mix of flavorful vegetables underneath a cheesy crusted topping.

Fried Bowtie Pasta

Fried Bowtie Pasta - cooked pasta seasoned with cajun spices and fried. A crisp and tasty Louisiana snack served with a marinara dipping sauce.

How To Make A Muffuletta

This traditional New Orleans Muffuletta recipe is a favorite of ours. Layers of meats, cheese and a special olive salad piled high onto sturdy Italian bread.

Pecan Praline Cookies

These delicious Pecan Praline Cookies are packed with chunks of buttery pralines, crunchy pecans and sweet chocolate chips.

Crawfish Beignets with Remoulade Sauce

Crispy southern fried Crawfish Beignets with spicy Remoulade Sauce, a savory version of a Louisiana classic.

King Cake Recipe

Celebrate Mardi Gras with this traditional Mardi Gras King Cake recipe! This is the recipe I've used for years and features cinnamon and sugar nestled between layers of sweet dough, a cream cheee filling and colorful topping.

Pecan Pralines

Sweet, creamy, rich and loaded with pecans, these Pecan Pralines are Southern favorite...

King Cake Monkey Bread

This sweet and gooey King Cake Monkey Bread is a perfect way to celebrate Mardi Gras. Sweet pieces of dough rolled in cinnamon sugar, baked in the oven and covered with a sweet glaze. Bring a little of New Orleans into your own home with this festive dessert.

Isabel’s Famous New Orleans Muffuletta Recipe

The flavors are perfect in this muffuletta recipe. There are layers of ham, turkey pastrami, hard salami, pepperoni and provolone cheese. But the key ingredient, in my opinion, is the olive and carrot spread.