9 Mardi Gras Appetizers
Start your party off with delicious Mardi Gras appetizers like Mini Muffulettas, Creole Deviled Eggs, and more!
You can easily make these Mini Muffulettas the day before the party. Just assemble, place in zip-top plastic freezer bags, and refrigerate overnight. Store-bought craft paper and simple twine create clever sandwich wrappers.
Recipe: Mini Muffulettas
Have the seafood market steam shrimp to save time, or follow our easy instructions in the recipe. Serve the shrimp, okra, and breadsticks on a platter around a bowl of the sauce, or make individual cocktails. Use 4-oz. votive candleholders, shot glasses, cordial glasses, or mini-martini glasses.
Recipe: Southern Shrimp Cocktails
Get your mudbug fix with this delicious dip and pair with crusty French bread.
- Recipe: Hot Crawfish Dip
You can serve this versatile recipe on French bread crostini or with crackers over a block of cream cheese. Try tossing leftovers in a Caesar salad.
- Recipe: Muffuletta Dip
A smaller version of the classic, our Dressed Mini Oyster Po'boys are served with a slaw and Creole dressing.
- Recipe: Dressed Mini Oyster Po'boys
Serve andouille with wooden toothpicks to create bite-size appetizers.
- Recipe: Smoked Paprika-Glazed Andouille
These deviled eggs have a Creole flavor and are perfect as a Mardi Gras appetizer.
- Recipe: Creole Shrimp Deviled Eggs
Capture the iconic flavors of New Orleans in these easy-to-make tarts.
- Recipe: Grits-and-Gumbo Tarts