Even if you can’t jet off to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you can still celebrate by bringing vibrant Cajun and Creole flavors right to your kitchen. From red beans and rice to king cake, there’s plenty of delicious food to be discovered. Click through the slideshow below to get ready for your feast.

Muffuletta Pinwheels

Muffuletta sandwiches are usually layered with lots of meats, cheeses and olives, and this recipe from Tablespoon is an easy version to make at home. You can customize the recipe to fit your family’s taste, and refrigerated crescent rolls make it super simple. To get the recipe, click here.

photo: Tablespoon

Will you be making any of these recipes for Mardi Gras? Share with us in a comment below!

—Susie Foresman


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