Fat Tuesday: Schnucks Mardi Gras Party Meal Idea Inspiration

Mardi Gras Party Menu Ideas


Mardi Gras is a fun and festive occasion for just about everyone. If you are looking to serve up some goodness, look no further!

Don’t you just love Mardi Gras? This fun celebration and worldwide party has something for everyone to enjoy. The parades and excitement that surround this time of year give us a reason to smile, but it is really the eats that help to make it a memorable occasion.

The food is steeped in a tradition of tasty bayou classics with a colorful palate of both surf and turf and flavor that is turned up several notches.

To help you celebrate, we are sharing New Orleans-inspired cuisine that you can create right in your very own kitchen.

Elevate your Fat Tuesday menu with our Mardi Gras fare.

Shrimp & Smoked Sausage Gumbo

Seafood, Soup & Chili

Warm up with this gumbo recipe from Schnucks.

45 M
What you know about this gumbo?

Jambalaya with Cauliflower Rice

30-Minute Dinner, Dinner, Pork, Skillet

Our recipe for Jambalaya with Cauliflower Rice gives you a kick of New Orleans flavor and cajun spice.

A dish with a New Orleans kick that'll have you asking for seconds.

Crunchy Cajun Catfish with Skillet Succotash


Add some spice to your seafood with this crunchy cajun catfish recipe from Schnucks.

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Some Cajun spice makes this catfish taste nice.

Crab & Shrimp Boil


Try out this recipe at your next shrimp boil!

1 H
A crab and shrimp boil is always a good idea.

Cajun Shrimp & Mango Tacos


This Cajun shrimp & mango taco recipes from Schnucks is sweet and spicy — perfect for any summer evening or dinner party.

20 M
A little taste of the bayou--with a kick.

Shrimp Diablo with Rice

Seafood, Side Dish

This recipe is shrimp-ly the best.

20 M
No Mardi Gras party is complete without shrimp and rice.

Chocolate Hazelnut Beignets

Desserts, Oven-Baked

This dessert is deep fried and delicious.

1H 15M
Hurray for beignets! A New Orleans deep fried classic.

These eats are yummy before or after the parade. Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler–let the good times roll!