Bringing a taste of New Orleans into your home is as easy as preparing any of these Mardi Gras foods. They festive dishes feature classic Louisiana flavors, Cajun spices and perfectly balanced sweetness in the case of desserts like King cake and beignets.
Take your pick from jambalaya, gumbo, po' boys and much more!
Eat a Po' Boy: A Classic Mardi Gras Food
Nothing says New Orleans like a po' boy. This classic Louisiana sandwich is composed of a baguette-style bread filled with crispy seafood or roast beef, lettuce and a creamy mayo sauce.
Any seafood may be used but oysters, shrimp, crawfish and crab are favorites. The best part is you can eat this sandwich on the go and it pairs perfectly with beer.