From pregame to postgame and all the commercials in between, Super Bowl Sunday lasts a long time. Create, quick simple and delicious Vince Lombardi Trophy-winning menu items that will hold up over time and temperature.
Skip the bag of tortilla chips and jar of salsa, hold off on ordering that pizza and put your game day cooking skills to work with a few of these sure to be super fan favorites.
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Game Day Dips
Served with flatbreads, bread sticks, pita chips and a variety of fresh vegetables like Belgian endive, carrots, cucumbers, red peppers, yellow squash and jicama.
Feta Salsa – tomatoes, feta, sliced black and green olives, basil, green onion, lime juice and cilantro
Skillet Pizza Dip – tomato sauce, ricotta, mozzarella and pepperoni baked and garnished with grated Parmesan and basil chiffonade
Spicy Hummus - chickpea dip flavored with tahini, ginger, cumin, and cilantro
Jalapeno Popper Dip – baked cream cheese, mayo, cheddar cheese, Parmesan, sliced jalapenos topped with a crust of panko and Parmesan
Bacon Guacamole - chopped crispy bacon, avocados, lime juice, diced jalapenos and tomato, red onion, cumin and cilantro with salt and pepper to taste
Super Sunday Snacks
Chorizo & Goat Cheese Rolls – goat cheese, chives and chorizo wrapped in phyllo, baked until crispy and golden
Chile Lime Peanuts – unsalted dry roasted peanuts tossed in lime juice, olive oil, paprika, sea salt and cayenne and baked for a crispy crunch
Garlic Potato Chips – thinly sliced potatoes tossed with garlic oil, cracked black pepper and salt, baked until golden brown
Chilling and Grilling
Grilled Chicken Wings – kick it up a notch and toss your wings in any variety of rubs and sauces such as honey mustard, teriyaki, Caribbean jerk, garlic peppercorn, spicy peanut or chili lime
Jalapeno and Beer Brined Beef Brisket – brine the Brisket in jalapeños, garlic, salt, pepper, brown sugar, lime juice, cilantro, 1 bottle of Mexican lager and water for at least 4 hours - Grill to desired temperature then slice and serve
Kielbasa Sandwiches – smoked kielbasa grilled and served on grilled garlic buns topped with a horseradish, honey, Dijon vinaigrette slaw
Fix It & Forget It – Super Slow Cooker Sunday
Corn Chowder – Sweet corn, Yukon gold potatoes, pimentos, shallots, bacon, cream, chicken broth and tarragon take the field for this hearty and delicious chowder
Gridiron Grinders – combine cooked ground beef, Italian sausage, chopped onions and garlic with green peppers, sliced mushrooms, Italian spices, crushed red pepper and tomato sauce in the slow cooker for 2 hours on high and serve with toasted hoagie rolls
Taco Bar – pulled chicken, sliced chili spiced skirt steak, soft tortillas, taco shells and all the fixings: salsa fresca, cilantro, Monterey jack & cheddar cheeses, jalapenos, sour cream, shredded lettuce, Pico di Gallo and sliced limes
Fourth Quarter Sweet Treats
Dark chocolate bark with pistachios and sea salt
Chewy ginger cookies with cinnamon, cloves and molasses
Chocolate peanut butter whoppie pies
Even if you don’t have an allegiance to the New England Patriots or New York Giants, the Super Bowl is always a great reason to gather with friends, be an armchair quarterback, sideline referee, ad agency critic and take a time out to watch the Material Girl’s halftime performance.
Enjoy the game and score your own food touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday and always remember,Peace, Love, Food!