Mardi Gras Recipes

  • Bread Pudding
    2 hrs, 10 min
    Authentic New Orleans bread pudding with French bread, milk, eggs, sugar, vanilla, spices, and served with a Bourbon sauce.
  • how to make etouffee with shrimp
    2 hrs
    Shrimp Etouffee! This classic Louisiana stew is made with shrimp, the Holy Trinity of onion, celery, and green pepper, and a simple roux to thicken it up. Serve it over rice for a true Cajun meal!
  • Green Gumbo
    2 hrs, 30 min
    A traditional Louisiana gumbo served during Lent that is based on loads of greens such as collards, kale, turnip greens and spinach.
  • Shrimp Gumbo with Andouille Sausage
    1 hr, 45 min
    Cajun style shrimp gumbo with andouille sausage. Perfect for celebrating Mardis Gras!
  • Becca's Jambalaya
    Classic shrimp jambalaya with long grain rice, chicken broth, onion, bell peppers, celery, garlic, tomatoes, creole seasoning, and fresh shrimp.
  • Chicken Gumbo with Sausage
    3 hrs, 20 min
    A classic spicy chicken and andouille sausage gumbo with okra.
  • Shrimp Po Boy Sandwich
    35 min
    Classic Louisiana Po Boy Sandwich with fried shrimp, shredded lettuce, tomato and homemade remoulade sauce.
  • Pralines
    40 min
    Gluten-Free
    Pecan pralines are more than the sum of their parts: pecans, sugar, cream, butter, and vanilla. They're a rich, crunchy, candy-coated indulgence! Make them for a holiday cookie tray or to ship to a friend.
  • Slice of the best slow cooker banana bread pudding topped with a scoop of ice cream and drizzeld with caramel sauce on a gray plate. A jar of caramel sauce is off to the side.
    4 hrs, 40 min
    Whipping up a batch of bread pudding doesn’t get easier than this! The slow cooker creates a smooth and custardy texture. This version is rich with bananas, warm spices, and caramel sauce for a bread pudding twist on the famous New Orleans dessert: Bananas Foster!