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7 Mardi Gras-Inspired Recipes Under 330 Calories

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Whether or not you’re celebrating Mardi Gras, dishes from the Big Easy are packed with spicy Cajun and Creole flavors and delicious year-round. These healthier versions of classics like jambalaya and grits feature plenty of hearty veggies and lean protein. If you’re looking for an easy one-pot meal or a better-for-you cocktail, we’ve got you covered. Try these seven festive recipes that clock in at less than 330 calories per serving.

1. EASY CHICKEN JAMBALAYA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 326; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 33mg; Sodium: 690mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 16g

2. CAJUN SHRIMP AND GRITS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 294, Total Fat: 10.9g; Saturated Fat: 4.2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4.2g; Cholesterol: 188mg; Sodium: 656mg; Carbohydrate: 20.3g; Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 8.9g; Protein: 28.4g

3. HIGH-PROTEIN CAJUN JAMBALAYA | CLEAN EATING

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 255; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 141mg; Sodium: 484mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 24g

4. OVEN-FRIED OKRA | LOVE & ZEST

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 84; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g ; Cholesterol: 46 mg; Sodium: 72 mg; Total Carbohydrates: 14 g; Dietary Fiber: 4 g; Sugars: 1 g; Protein: 5g

5. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & SAUSAGE GUMBO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 309; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Sodium: 854mg; Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 27g

6. BAKED BANANA NUT DOUGHNUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 161; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 66mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 4g

7. MARDI GRAS BLACKBERRY BASIL MARGARITA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 170; Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 9g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 1g

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