8 Mouthwatering Snacks to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Because beignets.

Mardi Gras Food
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Because beignets.

mardi gras food
@nolafoodgals
1 of 8
Crawfish Monica

Mac and Cheese + seafood + Cajun spices = 🙌

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@bestfoodcincinnati
2 of 8
Po-Boy Sandwich

For meat lovers: This is basically just any type of meat (beef, ham, chicken, seafood, etc.) on a french baguette.

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@jrow76217
3 of 8
King Cake

It's essentially a giant cinnamon roll…with a surprise baby figurine inside?! Just go with it, people.

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@_enyhr_
4 of 8
Jambalaya

With spicy sausage, shrimp, chicken, and rice, there's basically a jazz band playing in your mouth.

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@handsome_teacher
5 of 8
Gumbo

If you visit New Orleans and don't try this stew, you're doing it all wrong.

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@jessmlara
6 of 8
Fried Oysters

Just what it sounds like—all the oyster flavor, none of the slurping.

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@wakabadisney
7 of 8
Beignets

TBH, pockets of fried dough piled with powdered sugar are really all we need in life.

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@oniram27
8 of 8
Hurricane

A French Quarter classic: Rum, Grenadine, OJ, and pineapple juice—AKA very sweet and very dangerous.

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