Top 20 Super Bowl Recipes

Check out our Reader Favorite Top 20 Super Bowl Recipes that will keep your guests coming back for more . . . and even more.

They are all game day approved, tested by the football fans and the food lovers so they’re sure to be a hit!

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Super Bowl is just around the corner!

Maybe you are an avid football fan and you’ll be cheering on your favorite tip while you dig in to some tasty super bowl snacks.

Or maybe you’re more like me and don’t really care who is playing as long as there’s good food.

Whether you’re watching the game with a crowd or settling in alone with the TV remote, delicious munchies are practically a Super Bowl requirement.

For me, going to a Super Bowl party is all about the food – and there are plenty of good Super Bowl recipes to be enjoyed – and hanging out with some friends.

Whether you are watching the big game this weekend or not, the Super Bowl is a really good excuse to indulge in some delicious snacking.


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I like to start menu planning about 7-10 days before I’m hosting a Super Bowl Party.

Start with sorting out the recipes for your “must haves,” and your family’s traditional dishes.

After you’ve decided on the dishes you know you will have, start thinking about what’s missing.

Do you need more sides? Appetizers? Drinks? Desserts?

Filling in the gaps is a great opportunity to introduce a few new dishes.

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Test any new recipes in advance to avoid blunders on the big day.


Minimum 3- 5 Days Prior to your party, let guests know if you’d like them to bring anything to contribute, whether that is drinks or an appetizer recipe.

Give them plenty of time to prepare for their dish and/or find a new recipe to share.


One great tip to make the prep even easier on the day of the game is to make some of the recipes the day before, or in the morning the day of if your schedule allows.

Many dips and other appetizer recipes are easy to prepare ahead of time and store in your refrigerator.

In the half hour before guests are scheduled to arrive you can plan to heat up anything that should be served warm.

As guests start arriving, pull the cold recipes from the fridge.

This will free up time giving you the opportunity to enjoy watching the Super Bowl and spending time with friends and family.


Even if the entire recipe can’t be made ahead of time, there are often elements of it that can be made ahead.

Prep work is essential for simpler party planning and hosting.

In the kale chips recipe, for example, you can prep the kale by tearing the leaves, washing, and drying it a day or two before.


I think guest-assembles, DIY, or serve your self style meals and snacks are perfect for when having a crowd over to watch the game.

This works especially well for recipes along the lines of nachos, tacos, or tostadas.

It takes work away from the host because you don’t have to assemble every aspect of every menu item.

People can eat when they’re ready, and make it how they want it, all while allowing the host or hostess to sit down and enjoy the party.

Guests will love to pile on the customizations on their own plates.

Make sure to have plenty of ingredients laid out for the various favorite toppings. Popular options are:

  • Shredded Cheese
  • Salsas
  • Dipping Sauces (BBQ, Fry Sauce, Ketchup, Wing Sauce, Blue Cheese Dressing)
  • Cilantro
  • Lettuce
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Olives
  • Jalapeños 
  • Green Onions


The mess is so much less overwhelming if you wash dishes and/or run the dishwasher throughout the day.

If you have extra hands, it is helpful if one or two people are assigned what I call “damage control duty.”

If you opt for disposable plates, bowls, cups, and utensils, look for options that can be recycled rather than thrown in the trash.

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Top 20 Super Bowl Recipes

Check out our Reader Favorite Top 20 Super Bowl Recipes that will keep your guests coming back for more . . . and even more.

They are all game day approved, tested by the football fans and the food lovers so they’re sure to be a hit!

Ultimate Easy Nachos

These Ultimate Easy Nachos whip up in a pinch and make game day appetizers super simple to prepare (and serve). Topped with spicy refried beans, tomatoes, olives, green onions, and of course plenty of cheese, they're both tasty and colorful.

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Simplest Homemade Fudgy Brownies

Easy Homemade Fudgy Brownies are the perfect quick dessert to whip up at home. They only take a few minutes and totally satisfy your chocolate cravings. Just like the recipe promises, they're easy! Plus, I bet you have all the ingredients on hand.

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Crock Pot Mexican Chicken

Crock Pot Mexican Chicken is the perfect shredded chicken recipe for your next Mexican recipe. Packed with flavor and super tender thanks to hours in the crock pot, this recipe is sure to please!

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Easy Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos

Baked Wonton Chicken Taquitos are so easy to prepare, you'll be amazed. They make a great addition to your next football viewing party as a great appetizer, as part of a Cinco de Mayo Celebration, or even as an appetizer for your next Mexican Night at home. Shredded chicken is super versatile for weeknight dinners.

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Easy Smoked Chicken

Easy Smoked Chicken is a great summer meal. The chicken turns out incredibly flavorful, tender and juicy. Perfect for BBQs or any time you want to cook a whole chicken but want to do something a little different than traditional roasting.

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Cucumber Feta Rolls

These Cucumber Feta Rolls are the perfect appetizer for any occasion! Crispy, cool cucumbers are rolled up with a creamy feta mixture in the middle.

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Asian Salad Wonton Cup Appetizers

Recipes like these Asian Salad Wonton Cups satisfy my cravings for cool, crunchy recipes. They also make great party appetizers!

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Braised Short Rib and Bacon Chili

This Braised Short Rib and Bacon Chili has chunks of tender beef short ribs, peppers kidney beans, in a thick chili base.

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Restaurant Style Salsa

This Easy Restaurant Style Salsa is so good and so easy to make! It is perfect for Taco Tuesdays or as a Super Bowl Appetizer served with Nachos or Tortilla Chips.

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Cilantro Lime Broccoli Slaw

This Cilantro Lime Broccoli Slaw is  a tasty side dish to accompany any Mexican inspired meal. Pre-packaged shredded broccoli, carrots, red cabbage are tossed with jalapeño, lime, red onion, and red bell pepper for a refreshing side salad.

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Greek Puff Pastry Appetizers with Kalamata Olives

Puff pastry shells are baked and filled with a mixture of kalamata olives, red bell pepper, fresh oregano, feta, and spinach with a lemony olive oil vinaigrette for a scrumptious puff pastry appetizer perfect for any party.

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Broccoli Cheese Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes

Next time you're craving comfort food, try these Broccoli Cheese Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes. They're loaded up with plenty of broccoli, cheese, and - everyone's favorite - bacon!

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"Cheesy" Kale Chips

These “Cheesy” Kale Chips are a great, healthy way to satisfy your cravings for something salty and cheesy. Nutritional yeast gives them a nutrient-rich cheesy flavor without any added dairy.

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Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich

Thinly sliced, cool cucumbers are layered with mashed avocado and cream cheese spread on whole grain bread to make this satisfying Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich.

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Caramelized Onion Bacon Blue Cheese Dip

Caramelized Onion Bacon Blue Cheese Dip is a revamped and homemade version of the classic onion dip. This dip has tons of flavor thanks to the addition of blue cheese and plenty of crumbled bacon. It is a perfect appetizer to enjoy while watching the Super Bowl, or any of your favorite sports on game day.

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Easy Roasted Salsa Verde

This easy roasted salsa verde takes just a few minutes to prep once you've roasted the veggies. It is perfect for homemade green enchilada sauce, smothered burritos, or simply as a green salsa to serve with chips.

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Game Day Crock-Pot Queso con Carne with Crock-Pot® Brand

Game Day entertaining and homemade Slow Cooker Queso con Carne is a cinch thanks to your Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker. Game Day Slow Cooker Queso con Carne features gooey cheese combined with spicy meat, tomatoes, and plenty of tortilla chips for scooping. It is perfect for all your homegating parties.

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Tex-Mex Oven Fries

In these Tex-Mex Oven Fries, sliced russet and sweet potatoes are tossed a cilantro lime garlic mixture as soon as they come out of the oven and served alongside a duo of dipping sauces: Chipotle Lime Ranch and Avocado Ranch.

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Queso Blanco with Roasted Corn, Kale, and Tomatoes

Queso Blanco with Roasted Corn, Kale, and Tomatoes

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Spicy Chili Lime Roasted Chickpeas

These Spicy Chili Lime Roasted Chickpeas are a satisfying, yet healthy, crunchy snack.

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