An Easy Mardi Gras Meal

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Cheese Dip With Crawfish

Mardi Gras is about indulgence—rich, fatty foods, and plenty of alcohol. But no one wants that indulgence to show up in her skinny jeans. Try these five traditional Cajun and Creole specialties that rely on spices to provide mouthwatering, low-cal flavor.

Cheese Dip With Crawfish

This savory bowl of Cajun spice adds a little something extra to your typical cheese dip. Crawfish are a New Orleans specialty, but you can also substitute shrimp.

Ingredients: Butter, onion, garlic, crawfish, light processed cheese, cans of tomatoes and green chiles, green onions, tortilla chips

Calories: 115

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