Mardi Gras Food Recipes Easy

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo
Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

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With a slow cooked roux and gumbo file powder flavoring the shrimp, crabmeat, and andouille sausage, this gumbo is an authentic creole meal.
Easy Cajun Jambalaya
Easy Cajun Jambalaya

Easy Cajun Jambalaya

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Chicken breast and kielbasa are sauteed with green pepper, onion celery and garlic, then stewed with chicken stock and rice. This version is lightly spiced, in response to those a little more sensitive to pepper.
Bananas Foster II
Bananas Foster II

Bananas Foster II

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Bananas are cooked in a bubbling pan of dark brown sugar, butter, rum and cinnamon and served over ice cream with walnuts in this elegant, quick dessert.
Kickin' Collard Greens
Kickin' Collard Greens

Kickin' Collard Greens

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If you like greens you will love this recipe. The bacon and onions give them a wonderful flavor. Add more red pepper for a little more spice.
Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe
Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe

Cajun Crawfish and Shrimp Etouffe

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An authentic Louisiana recipe with a rich and spicy fresh tomato based roux with fresh garlic, bell peppers, celery and onions mixed with crawfish and shrimp. A little time consuming but well worth it!! Serve over steamed rice with hushpuppies and/or crackers on the side.
Creole Seasoning Blend
Creole Seasoning Blend

Creole Seasoning Blend

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This Creole seasoning blend is great for seasoning rice, meats, soups and stews, or anything that needs a flavor boost. Also makes a great gift when placed in a decorative jar with recipe attached.
Chef John's Shrimp Etouffee
Chef John's Shrimp Etouffee

Chef John's Shrimp Etouffee

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Enjoy well-spiced shrimp in delicious gravy with this classic New Orleans shrimp etouffee.
Jambalaya
Jambalaya

Jambalaya

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Chicken and andouille sausage is simmered with rice and Cajun seasonings in this spicy jambalaya recipe.
Bubba's Jambalaya
Bubba's Jambalaya

Bubba's Jambalaya

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Easy Southern classic, with chicken, sausage, ham, and shrimp.
Roasted Okra
Roasted Okra

Roasted Okra

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Roasting okra is simple and easy, and as a bonus, the vegetable's texture is much firmer when roasted.
Boudreaux's Zydeco Stomp Gumbo
Boudreaux's Zydeco Stomp Gumbo

Boudreaux's Zydeco Stomp Gumbo

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Tantalize your taste buds with a bowl of this tasty gumbo filled with chicken, pork, shrimp and spicy Cajun flavor!
Beignets
Beignets

Beignets

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A traditional New Orleans-style recipe for their famous beignets! Grab a cafe au lait and you're set!
Fried Okra
Fried Okra

Fried Okra

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A simple Southern classic! Okra is dredged in seasoned cornmeal, then fried until golden.
Costas French Market Doughnuts (Beignets)
Costas French Market Doughnuts (Beignets)

Costas French Market Doughnuts (Beignets)

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Try this traditional recipe for beignets from a user who swears this tastes just like the ones served at the famous New Orleans hot spot, the Cafe du Monde. Pour a coffee or hot chocolate and enjoy these tender pillow-like doughnuts for any special occasion or weekend breakfast.
Oven Baked Jambalaya
Oven Baked Jambalaya

Oven Baked Jambalaya

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A sixteen-serving batch of Creole classic! Chicken, ham, shrimp, and Andouille sausage are combined with onion celery, green pepper and garlic. Tomatoes, chicken stock and rice are stirred in, and the whole thing is baked in a large roasting pan.
Mardi Gras King Cake
Mardi Gras King Cake

Mardi Gras King Cake

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Mardi Gras isn't complete without a sweet and colorful king cake, filled with cinnamon, sugar, pecans, and maybe even a plastic baby.
Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice
Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

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I grew up in Louisiana and love red beans and rice; these are just like I remember--red beans made with Cajun seasonings and Andouille sausage. This is a great Sunday supper.
Cajun Chicken Lasagna
Cajun Chicken Lasagna

Cajun Chicken Lasagna

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This lasagna has just the right amount of zing to it. The key to this is the andouille sausage.
Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya
Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya

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Shrimp and chicken simmer with classic jambalaya ingredients in this easy slow cooker meal.
Go-To Crawfish Etouffee
Go-To Crawfish Etouffee

Go-To Crawfish Etouffee

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A simplified but delicious version of this Cajun favorite takes it from a once-in-a-while special treat to a weeknight favorite. You don't slave over a traditional roux, and the recipe only takes 40 minutes.
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