Mardi Gras Favorites — Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

With Mardi Gras approaching this coming week, we want to provide you with a selection of our favorite New Orleans flavors to feast on until Fat Tuesday (or all year round, like we do). Creole and Cajun cuisine doesn’t have to be fattening. We have put a healthy spin on these dishes without sacrificing a single bit of flavor. So laissez les bons temps rouler!.. Let the good times roll!

Easy Slow Cooker Jambalaya

This delicious jambalaya is conveniently prepared in a slow cooker. Excellent choice for Super Bowl, a hectic weekend, or even a busy work day. 8 to 10 PointsPlus per serving.

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Grilled Shrimp Po’ Boys

A flavorful, fresh tasting grilled shrimp po’ boy sandwich, based on a Neely’s recipe, but way healthier than you’d usually find in New Orleans.

Grilled Shrimp Po Boys

Grilled Shrimp Po’ Boys

Rich Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp etouffee is a spicy New Orleans Cajun/Creole classic that will make your taste buds tingle! At just 6 Weight Watchers PointsPlus per serving, this rich dish is deceptively easy on the waist.

Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp Etouffee

Tangy Spicy Shrimp Creole

This easy Creole dish is packed with spicy flavor, and is smothered in a tomato-based sauce instead of a roux like etouffee. Just 6 PointsPlus per serving.

Spicy Shrimp Creole

Spicy Shrimp Creole

Creole Split Pea Soup with Andouille

A delicious Creole twist on a classic soup. And with andouille sausage! At 10 PointsPlus per serving, no need to feel guilty enjoying a big ol’ bowl.

Creole Split Pea Soup with Andouille

Creole Split Pea Soup with Andouille

Cajun Stuffed Chicken

Got a freezer-full of chicken but sick of chicken? Spice it up by stuffing it with a creole-inspired seafood mixture! 13 to 15 PointsPlus per serving.

Cajun Stuffed Chicken

Cajun Stuffed Chicken

Creative Commons licensed “Mardis Gras” photo by Flickr user cobblucas.

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