Not in New Orleans? These Mardis Gras Recipes Will Make Up For That

Lauren Harano

Mardi Gras is a time to eat, drink, and be merry - with an emphasis on the eating. Fat Tuesday was coined Fat Tuesday for a reason: that reason being, there are countless mouthwatering meals to enjoy before Lent begins. Complete with all the best flavors of the South, this curated list of recipes contains the hands-down best Mardi Gras food you can make that'll bring the flair of Louisiana fare right to your kitchen. Whether you're craving comfort food like crawfish fettuccine or you're leaning toward something sweet like king cake french toast, these recipes will show your palette the finest flavors New Orleans has to offer.

No matter where you're celebrating Mardi Gras this year, let these recipes transport you to Bourbon Street with every bite. From bite-size appetizers to drool-worthy desserts, these festive recipes will make Fat Tuesday a day to remember. From breakfast to dinner, enjoy the best of the Big Easy from the comfort of you when you follow one of these recipes ahead. Cheers to good food and even better company!


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