Check out this ranking of some of the most shared Mardi Gras recipes from around the web—just in time for a celebration of your own.
Zesty and hearty, this quick-cooking dish is a must-have for any proper Mardi Gras celebration.
This spicy main packs quite the punch! Requiring only six ingredients, it’s ideal for a last minute soiree.
A French Quarter classic, this monster of a sandwich boasts a divine olive relish, mortadella, hot sopressata and provolone cheese.
This Louisiana favorite is best served with a green salad, baguette, and New Orleans-style beer (like Abita).
Buttery shrimp is doused in a creamy Cajun sauce and served in a hoagie, with shredded cabbage or lettuce (for a little extra crunch).
Seafood fans will adore this next recipe served any which way—over mashed potatoes, pasta, white rice, or with a hunk of crusty bread.
Although this dish is delicious any time of year, it’s a special favorite during Mardi Gras season. So hearty and full of texture and spice, you’ll polish off bowl after bowl.
New Orleans “barbecue” is actually an irresistible combination of butter and Worcestershire sauce—it’s the best for sautéeing shrimp to utter perfection.
A Mardi Gras staple gets a savory makeover with Cajun sausage, pepper jack cheese, and a pepper jelly relish.
Nothing pairs better with fresh crawfish than a rich cream sauce spiced with Creole seasoning.
This version of the New Orleans favorite features a couple of nontraditional twists—it’s lightener, but still tastes unbelievably decadent.
These rich and cheesy biscuit is packed with seafood, spice, and everything nice.
These light and airy French doughnuts aren’t complete without a generous dusting of powdered sugar and a cafe au lait.
Rich chocolate brownies with a nutty praline topping make for an ideal grab-and-go Mardi Gras dessert.
These dressed-up hot dogs owe their flavor to a spicy broth bath and a rich, savory marmalade. They’re a natural pick for an easy party main.