Celebrate the Season with a Mardi Gras Theme Party
Whether you are watching football at home or tuning in to the latest reality tv show, shake off those winter blahs with a Mardi Gras theme party. This red beans recipe appetizer from Holly Clegg’s Guy’s Guide to Eating Well cookbook is the most delicious way to start your menu! A dip that has the savory flavors reminiscent of Cajun red beans rice dish celebrating the festivities of Mardi Gras. Plus, this speedy appetizer, Red Beans recipe is full of heart healthy fiber.
More Healthy Southern Recipes Like Cajun Red Beans Rice
There’s always a group gathering to watch those glittering parades and this Red Bean Dip is Mardi Gras theme party ready perfectly representing Louisiana cuisine. Quick and easy, this spicy red beans recipe dip is made with cans of beans, seasonings, sausage and cheese. You’ll also love this whole easy Mardi Gras Party Menu!
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Rinse and Drain Your Beans to Reduce Sodium
Did you know that rinsing and draining canned beans can reduce the sodium by up to 40%?! A lower sodium diet is important to keep your heart healthy.
You will love these colanders to drain everything from pasta to Cajun red beans. It is important to drain and rinse canned beans to reduce them sodium content.
Include Easy King Cake Recipe on Your Mardi Gras Menu
In Louisiana, there’s nothing like spending Mardi Gras season with friends. Carnival in New Orleans has a reputation for more than just a party – it’s all about entertaining a crowd with mouth-watering food! On days or evenings when people gather to watch the parade – or maybe you are lucky enough to have one roll right in front of your house – why not welcome your friends inside for a warm, satisfying meal like Holly Clegg’s easy healthy Mardi Gras Party Menu of spectacular yet easy King Cake with Crescent Rolls!
Have Fun with Simple Cajun Red Beans Rice Centerpiece
Here is a different red beans recipe. Something so easy to make but also adds to your decor. Whether you’re serving this delicious dip for a Mardi Gras theme party or just for a fun football gathering, you probably have all the ingredients to whip up this fun centerpiece. All you need to create these simple centerpieces to go with your Mardi Gras Menu. Keep these small votive candles around to create a special ambiance.
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