8 yummy recipes to make for Mardi Gras

Grab your beads because Mardi Gras is finally here! 

Whether you're celebrating the wild holiday in the Big Easy or in St. Louis, at Carnival in Rio de Janeiro or walking in a parade in Sydney, Australia (yup, it's a thing!), something so essential to Mardi Gras is the food. 

Step up your Mardi Gras celebrations with these indulgent recipes. From colorful King Cakes to decadent chicory beignets, Southern-style hush puppies and a classic Louisiana fried shrimp po boy, you've earned a big bite of these NOLA-inspired recipes.

Scroll through below to see what we're making this holiday and watch the video above for some more Mardi Gras inspiration. Happy celebrating! 

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Mardi Gras recipes

Simple King Cake

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Collard Hush Puppies

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Crawfish and Sausage Jambalaya

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Praline Pancakes

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New Orleans-Style Chicory Beignets

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Toasted King Cake Bread Pudding with Pecan Crumble 

Find Probably This' recipe here

Louisiana Style Fried Shrimp Po Boy

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Mardi Gras King Cake Fortune Cookies 

Find Probably This' recipe here


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