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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.

Cajun Red Beans

Cajun Red Beans

Cajun Red Beans

I like to make this main dish when I'm having company for dinner, since it serves a bunch. Warm corn bread makes a great accompaniment.

Oyster Sausage Stuffing

Oyster Sausage Stuffing

Oyster Sausage Stuffing

“I’ve had this wonderful, light recipe for more than 30 years and always use it during the holidays,” says Page Alexander from Baldwin City, Kansas. “But it’s so rich and buttery that I often serve it with pork roast or stuff pork chops with it during the year. It never fails to bring raves.”

Irish Spud Strips

Irish Spud Strips

Irish Spud Strips

"I came up with this recipe by sheer luck when I was trying to create a good tasting yet different side dish," explains Naomi Kay Smith of Canandaigua, New York. She tosses the crisp fries with Cajun seasoning and Parmesan cheese. "They're a bit hit with my family."
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Southern Peas and Rice

Southern Peas and Rice

Southern Peas and Rice

"Nothing beats good old-fashioned comfort food," confirms Amber Zurbrugg of Alliance, Ohio. "This is wonderful on a cold day." Hot sauce adds a little zip to the black-eyed peas in her quick skillet side dish.

Shrimp Corn Bread Dressing

Shrimp Corn Bread Dressing

Shrimp Corn Bread Dressing

A co-worker from Louisiana shared hearty helpings of this delightful dressing (and copies of the recipe!) more than 20 years ago. It's been a "must" on my Thanksgiving menu ever since.

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!

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.
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