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Love the flavors of New Orleans but missing out on Mardi Gras this year? Have no fear! #SundaySupper is packed full of Mardi Gras themed recipes this week including these New Orleans Mardi Gras Beignets!
I’ve been to New Orleans twice and my life and I loved every single moment of both trips. Both times I went down, I went for Mardi Gras and I just had the best time with my friends. I’m counting down the days until Thomas and I can go together.
The music, the parades, the food, the art, the markets… oh I love so many things about New Orleans. I do wish that I had been a bit more into food when I went though. However, back when I went to New Orleans, food hadn’t taken over my life yet. haha While I ate and drank a lot of great things, I didn’t appreciate them like I would now.
Thankfully this week’s #SundaySupper, hosted by Marion of Life Tastes Good, is packed full of New Orleans and Mardi Gras themed recipes so I can make all of my favorites at home!
So even though I haven’t been to New Orleans in years, we have stayed at the Port Orleans French Quarter and the Port Orleans Riverside Hotels at Disney within the past few years! I know, I know, those hotels are NOT NOLA but hey, they’re as close as I’ve been able to get over the past 5 years so I’ll take it.
Plus I love them so much just because they’re New Orleans themed.
When we stay at the Port Orleans French Quarter we always make sure to grab an order to two of freshly made beignets! They make them to order there and they’re so good! The ones at the Port Orleans are covered in tons and tons of powdered sugar and I LOVE IT!
However, for today’s post I deiced to change it up just a tad to celebrate Mardi Gras! So my beignets have purple, green and gold icing on them…then they’re topped with lots of powdered sugar haha.
Either way you make them, I’m sure you’ll love them!
Every wonder about the 3 Mardi Gras colors?
Here’s that they mean:
- Purple – symbolizes Justice
- Gold – symbolizes Power
- Green – symbolizes Faith
New Orleans Mardi Gras Beignets
- Andouille and Crawfish Pimento Cheese Fries by Soulfully Made
- Hot Louisiana Shrimp Dip by Sprinkles and Sprouts
- Mardi Gras Muffaletta Dip by For the Love of Food
- Piquant Shrimp Balls by Food Lust People Love
- Trinidadian doubles by Caroline’s Cooking
- Andouille and Chicken Gumbo by Delaware Girl Eats
- Bananas Foster French Toast by A Mind “Full” Mom
- Bananas Foster Baked Oatmeal by Cooking With Carlee
- Blackened Shrimp Pasta by Seduction in the Kitchen
- Cajun Courtbouillon by Culinary Adventures with Camilla
- Cajun Pasta Carnivale by Palatable Pastime
- Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo by The Freshman Cook
- Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta by Wholistic Woman
- Creole Beef and Rice Bowls by Renee’s Kitchen Adventures
- Easy Shrimp and Grits Recipe by Life Tastes Good
- Gluten Free Gumbo by Cricket’s Confections
- Gumbo Z’herbes by Monica’s Table
- Hawaiian Jambalaya by Shockingly Delicious
- Overnight Muffuletta Sandwich by A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
- Slow Cooker Jambalaya by The Crumby Cupcake
- Spicy Jambalaya Flatbread by My Life Cookbook
- Tenderloin Grillades with Cheesy Grits by A Day in the Life on the Farm
- Vegetarian Muffaletta Sandwich by Hardly A Goddess
- Creole Potato Salad by Cosmopolitan Cornbread
- Easy Buttermilk Cornbread by The Wimpy Vegetarian
- Muffaletta Wedge Salad by Shaken Together
- New Orleans Brandy Milk Punch by Tara’s Multicultural Table
- Not So Dirty Rice by Simple and Savory
- Red Beans and Rice by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Bananas Foster by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Basic Bread Pudding by What Smells So Good?
- Bourbon Vanilla Cherries Jubilee by Pies and Plots
- Mardi Gras Cheese Ball by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
- Easy Mini King Cake Bites by Family Around The Table
- New Orleans Mardi Gras Beignets by Big Bear’s Wife
- Pecan Praline Cookies by Sunday Supper Movement
- Traditional Mardi Gras King Cake by Curious Cuisiniere
- White Chocolate-Raspberry Bread Pudding by Gourmet Everyday
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