Watching the Super Bowl is a threefold experience. While the game is the main event, there are other reasons to attend a gathering with your friends. The ads can be quite entertaining, particularly for non-football fans. But there’s also the food. If you’re going to a Super Bowl party, you know there will be plenty of munchies to satisfy your cravings.
We’ve compiled some popular recipes around the web that are sure to be a big hit with partygoers.
Loaded Nachos by the Pioneer Woman
While some people enjoy simple nachos, there are those who prefer to go big like Oklahoma blogger, food writer, and TV personality Ree Drummond.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 yellow onion
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed Red Pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 can (14-5 ounce) pinto beans, chilli beans or ranch style beans
- 1/2 cup hot water
- tortilla chips
- 1-1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1-1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese
- 6 whole Roma tomatoes
- 1 jalapeno
- 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 avocado
- Sour cream (optional)
- Cut half an onion and heat it up on medium-high in a skillet with a little olive oil. After a minute or two, add the ground beef and cook it until it’s brown. Drain the fat.
- Add chilli powder, paprika, cumin, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper.
- Add beans (such as ranch style) to the mixture.
- Add water to make it saucier. Reduce heat to low and simmer.
- While it’s cooking, dice the other half of the onion, dice the tomato, and dice the jalapeno into fine pieces.
- Chop up the parsley and add it to the mix above. Slice a lime in half and squeeze the juice into the mixture. Add salt, and you have pico de gallo.
- Dice an avocado.
- Grate some cheese such as cheddar and Monterey Jack.
- Make a single layer of chips on a platter, and scoop on some of the beef mixture.
- Sprinkle on some cheese, and then add another layer of chips, beef and beans.
- Add more cheese, more chips, more beef and beans.
- Put the concoction in the microwave for approximately 45 seconds.
- Finally, add the avocados, pico de gallo and some sour cream on top
Everybody loves hot wings, but sometimes it’s fun to mix it up with different flavours.
- 2 lb. chicken wings
- 1/2 stick butter, melted
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp. dried parsley
- 1 1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan, divided
- kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Put chicken wings in a crockpot.
- Mix butter, garlic, parsley, and one cup of parmesan cheese in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Pour mixture over wings and stir to coat.
- Cover and cook on high until cooked through (about 2.5 and 3 hours).
- Heat broiler. Put parchment paper on two baking sheets before placing wings on top. Sprinkle with ½ cup of parmesan and broil until crispy (about five minutes).
Easy Quick Chili Recipe by Eating on a Dime
For those who are crunched for time or who don’t like spending a lot of time in the kitchen, this chili recipe is simple, quick, and delicious.
- 2 pounds of ground beef or turkey
- 2 cans of diced or crushed tomatoes
- 1 can (14 oz) of tomato sauce
- 1 can of water
- 4 tablespoons of chilli seasoning
- 1 teaspoon of garlic salt
- 1/2 onion chopped
- 2 cans of kidney beans
- shredded cheese or sour cream to serve (optional)
- Brown one pound of ground beef and one pound of ground turkey in a large stockpot.
- Add ½ onion.
- Stir in chilli seasoning, tomatoes, water, and beans.
- Bring to a boil.
- Turn temperature to low, cover with a lid and let it simmer for about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Poppers by Inspired Taste
You can’t have a Super Bowl party without bacon, and this is the perfect treat for the pre-game festivities.
- 6 jalapeno peppers
- 4 ounces of cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons of chopped chives or green onion
- 4 slices of thin-cut bacon
- 12 wooden toothpicks, soaked
- Slice peppers in half, lengthwise. Scrape out seeds and white membrane.
- Stir cream cheese and chives (or green onion) together. Fill pepper halves with the mixture.
- Slice bacon into 12 1 ½-inch pieces. Wrap one piece of bacon around each pepper half. Secure with a toothpick.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Arrange poppers, with filling side up, onto a baking sheet. Back at 375 degrees until bacon is crispy and peppers are tender (about 20 to 25 minutes).