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Celebrate Mardi Gras

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Recipes for celebrating Mardi Gras like hurricane punch, beignets, king cake, gumbo, po boy sandwiches, jambalaya and more

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Bayou Gumbo
This recipe has a 5 star rating11 reviews 2 comments


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photo: CDKitchen

Sausage, shrimp, okra and rice provide all the great flavors of a classic Louisiana style gumbo in this recipe but with the ease of the crock pot.

 
crock pot, stovetop


Easy King Cake
This recipe has a 5 star rating2 reviews


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photo: magimay526

Made with red, blue, yellow, and green food color, sugar, lemon peel, ground nutmeg, gumdrop, yellow cake mix, confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, water

 
oven


King Cake with Cream Cheese Filling
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review 1 comment


Mardi Gras King Cake with Cream Cheese Filling
photo: PamL66

Made with eggs, pie filling, cream cheese, flour, sugar, vanilla extract, egg yolks, dried bean or plastic toy baby

 
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Spicy Cajun Buffalo Wings
This recipe has a 5 star rating2 reviews


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photo: CDKitchen

Chicken wings are combined with spicy ingredients like spicy bbq sauce, cayenne pepper, jalapeno sauce, Tabasco, and Cajun seasoning in the crock pot and slowly simmered until tender (and HOT!)

 
crock pot


Shrimp Creole
This recipe has a 5 star rating3 reviews


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photo: CDKitchen

A slow cooked version of authentic shrimp creole made with the holy trinity (celery, onion, bell pepper), tomatoes and tomato sauce, garlic, Tabasco, and shrimp all served over hot rice.

 
crock pot


Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Punch
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review 1 comment


Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Punch

A copy cat recipe from the famous Pat O'Brien's located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The punch calls for passion fruit cocktail mix, lemon juice, and dark rum. All mixed up festively in a hurricane glass.

 



Mr & Mrs T Bold & Spicy Bloody Mary Mix
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review 1 comment


Photo of Mr & Mrs T Bold & Spicy Bloody Mary Mix
photo: CDKitchen

Skip the bottled Bloody Mary mix next time and make your own. This makes a big batch but it can be scaled down easily. It has just the right balance of spices and is delicious enough to drink without the vodka too.

 



Chicken, Sausage, And Shrimp Jambalaya
This recipe has a 5 star rating5 reviews 1 comment


Slow Cooker Chicken, Sausage, And Shrimp Jambalaya

Made with parsley, oregano, boneless chicken breasts, smoked sausage, shrimp, crushed tomatoes, onion, green bell pepper, chicken broth, white wine

 
crock pot


Cajun Andouille Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo
This recipe has a 5 star rating3 reviews 1 comment


Cajun Andouille Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo

Made with green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, bay leaves, oregano, cayenne, clam juice, diced tomatoes, Andouille sausage

 
stovetop


Alligator or Crocodile Gumbo

Alligator or Crocodile Gumbo

Made with butter, parsley, green onions, garlic, red bell pepper, celery, green bell pepper, okra, stewed tomatoes, cayenne pepper

 
stovetop


Honey-Soy Baked Cajun Shrimp
This recipe has a 5 star rating1 review


Photo of Honey-Soy Baked Cajun Shrimp
photo: CDKitchen

Made with shrimp, olive oil, Cajun seasoning, lemon juice, parsley, honey, soy sauce, cayenne pepper

 
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Mardi Gras Salad

I used multicolor peppers for more color.
photo: jdskinner1957

Made with celery seed, sugar, vinegar, sour cream, mayonnaise, green bell pepper, carrots, green cabbage, red cabbage, cooked rice -- room temperature

 




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