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Mardi Gras Side Dishes

Looking for Mardi Gras side dishes? Get easy to make Mardi Gras side dish recipes. Taste of Home has side dishes for Mardi Gras including Mardi Gras rice sides, grits recipes, and more Mardi Gras side dishes.

Oyster Casserole

Oyster Casserole

Oyster Casserole

The holidays are the perfect time to indulge in a rich and buttery dish like this. You can assemble and refrigerate it the night before, then top with the remaining crumbs and seasonings just before baking.

Creamy Noodles

Creamy Noodles

Creamy Noodles

There's lots of garlic flavor in this filling side dish. I like it with grilled chicken but it works wonderfully with nearly any menu. -Brenda Nolen of Folsom, Louisiana

Chicken Corn Bread Dressing

Chicken Corn Bread Dressing

Chicken Corn Bread Dressing

Even though Mom passed away years ago, her wonderful corn bread dressing lives on each year at Christmas dinner. It just wouldn't be the same holiday without it!
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Wedge Potatoes

Wedge Potatoes

Wedge Potatoes

“These simple-to-fix potato wedges are great with burgers, chicken sandwiches, fish and other entrees,” says Barbara Trautmann from Ham Lake, Minnesota.

Biscuit Corn Bread Dressing

Biscuit Corn Bread Dressing

Biscuit Corn Bread Dressing

“This mouthwatering and slightly sweet recipe was my mother’s, so it has to be at least 65-70 years old,” writes Karen Andrews from Arlington, Texas. “It’s just not Christmas at our house without this favorite dressing...and it goes great with goose, too,” Karen adds.

Cajun Sweet Potatoes

Cajun Sweet Potatoes

Cajun Sweet Potatoes

If you like a sweet and spicy flavor profile, you'll get a kick out of Stacy Cox's sweet potatoes. The Palestine, Texas cook uses Cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper to season nutrient-rich sweet potatoes.

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Rich and creamy these grits make a great side dish for a Southern-style meal. I make these at my annual Kentucky Derby party.—Kristin Arnett, Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Quick Red Beans and Rice

Quick Red Beans and Rice

Quick Red Beans and Rice

Even my kids like this hearty, stick-to-the-ribs dish. I like to add cubed leftover ham to make it a main dish. —Megan Taylor

Roasted Cajun Potatoes

Roasted Cajun Potatoes

Roasted Cajun Potatoes

These nicely seasoned potatoes pair especially well with grilled pork chops or ribs. —Tamra Duncan

Cheesy Garlic Grits

Cheesy Garlic Grits

Cheesy Garlic Grits

This recipe is the perfect side dish for brunch. The grits are so smooth and creamy and have so much flavor from the cheese and garlic.—Rose Tuttle, Oviedo, Florida

Grilled Garlic Cheese Grits

Grilled Garlic Cheese Grits

Grilled Garlic Cheese Grits

"Grits are an everyday food here in the South, I came up with this easy recipe one day when I ran out of potatoes. It's a great alternative to a baked potato when served with grilled steak or chicken," offer Holly Bonds of Smyrna, Georgia.
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