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Must-Try Mardi Gras Dishes for 2020

Mardi Gras Dish Ideas From Courvelle Toyota In Lafayette, LA

The biggest holiday season of the year might be at an end, but don’t forget that Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and it’s never too early to start planning for your Mardi Gras party. And since no Fat Tuesday celebration is complete without food, try out some of these Mardi Gras dishes for your 2020 get together.


Jambalaya is about as classic Creole as it gets, and is sure to be a hit at any Mardi Gras party. Hearty, spicy, and loaded with the best shrimp and andouille sausage you can get your hands on, jambalaya is simple to whip up and a definite crowd pleaser.


What’s not to love about beignets? Fried to perfection and covered in powdered sugar, beignets are the perfect finger food for any Mardi Gras party.

Fried Catfish

Fried catfish is a creole staple and a welcome addition to any Mardi Gras spread. Best of all, it’s simple and inexpensive to make plenty of fried catfish for your party.

Shrimp Gumbo

Is it even Mardi Gras without a delicious gumbo? Like jambalaya, gumbo is a must on any Mardi Gras menu, easy to make, and absolutely delicious.

Hush Puppies

Last but not least, everyone’s favorite southern side dish: hush puppies. You can crank out a batch of hush puppies in literally just minutes once you get a hang of it, and the pay-off is always worth it.

If you make any of these wonderful Mardi Gras dishes for 2020, do us a favor: Save us some leftovers. You can bring them in to Courvelle Toyota, where you’ll find a ton of new Toyotas ready to test drive.

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