Super Bowl LV is just around the corner. Do you have your menu lineup set? If not, be sure to peruse this list of 10 amazing recipes that belong on your Super Bowl menu. While your gathering may be small in nature this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still make it big on flavor with these tried and true game day recipes.
Spicy Whiskey BBQ Sliders: This spicy whiskey BBQ slider recipe from the Pioneer Woman will please the heartiest of appetites. The best thing about this recipe is that you can use virtually any ground meat that you have on hand, including beef, bison, or turkey. The inclusion of real whiskey makes the flavors truly pop. For an extra layer of sweetness, considering using King’s Hawaiian rolls for the bread. Be sure to serve these sliders with extra napkins. You are going to need them after biting into this meaty mess.
Southern BBQ Pizza with Pulled Pork: You do not have to settle for ordinary pizza delivery for your Super Bowl gathering. Kick it up a notch with this delicious southern BBQ pizza with pulled pork. You can make this recipe as easy or as difficult as you want to by choosing store-bought pizza dough or making your own. Most grocery stores also have prepared pulled pork available, making it even easier to throw this pizza together without missing hardly any of the game or the great commercials.
Totchos: If you are tired to traditional nachos, now is the perfect occasion to try this recipe for totchos. Rather than relying on tortilla chips, this recipe uses tater tots as the base, adding a new spin to your run-of-the-mill nachos recipe. Do not limit yourself to the toppings in this recipe. This recipe is very forgiving, giving you the opportunity to experiment with all of your favorite nachos toppings. Nearly any type of meat or cheese makes a great topping on top of the tater tots.
Bacon Shrimp Skewers: Everyone knows that bacon makes everything better and this recipe proves it. These bacon shrimp skewers will fly off the platter the minute that you set it out on the table. While you do not have to perform the brine on the shrimp, it will keep them from drying out while on the grill. It is well worth the extra 30 minutes to perform this step. For extra color, consider threading some pineapple chunks on the skewer to complement the shrimp and bacon.
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms: These mushrooms may be small in size but they are certainly big on taste. Boasting three different types of cheese, it is easy to see why these sausage stuffed mushrooms are always a crowd-pleaser. Although the recipe calls for parsley, you can use the fresh herb of your choice. There is also flexibility with the type of sausage that you choose to mix with the creamy cheese. Your guests will love popping these little morsels into their mouth throughout the game.
Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings: Chicken wings are the perfect accompaniment for a football game. These lemon pepper chicken wings are an explosion of flavor, elevating the traditional wing recipe. This recipe could not be any easier. You may try them for your Super Bowl party and then decide to work them into your regular meal rotation once you see how tasty they are. These wings will go fast, so be sure to make plenty for your crowd.
Ranch Chicken Taquitos: Turn your Super Bowl party into a fiesta with these crunchy ranch chicken taquitos. While this recipe takes a little work, it is well worth the effort. In addition to the sour cream ranch dip, you can also serve these taquitos alongside the queso or pair it with salsa and guacamole. The possibilities are endless.
Lemon Hummus: Every Super Bowl party needs a vegetable platter to break up the greasy snack food. When you are tired of the heavy dips served on game day, this lemon hummus is a healthy but delicious alternative. The dip comes together easily with canned garbanzo beans, tahini, olive oil, and lemon. A variety of fresh veggies make the ideal conduit for this dip. Good choices include carrots, celery, cucumbers, broccoli, and jicama. You can also serve the hummus dip with pita crackers or toasted baguettes. You can store this hummus in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to seven days, making it a good candidate for a Super Bowl snack that can be prepared ahead of time.
Vanilla Almond Fruit Dip: By now, you may be craving something lighter to round out the game food options. This vanilla almond fruit dip fits the bill. You can easily make this dip ahead of time and simply set it out when everyone is ready for something sweet. It is the addition of the almond extract that makes this dip so special. With only four ingredients, you will be able to whip this up in no time. Serve the dip with sliced fruit, graham crackers, of vanilla wafers.
You will score the winning touchdown when you put out these goodies for your family this Sunday.