Saturdays and game day food just go hand in hand. Finding quick, delicious and easy tailgating and game day party food is the ticket to enjoying your friends, family… and the game.
Here are 10 fun and easy ideas to kick start your game day!
You can easily make these Mini Muffulettas the day before the party. Just assemble, place in zip-top plastic freezer bags, and refrigerate overnight. Store-bought craft paper and simple twine create clever sandwich wrappers.
Super Quick Chili
Slice tops from hearty round dinner rolls, and then let guests hollow out centers and spoon Super Quick Chili into them. Keep the chili warm in a slow cooker during the game.
Quick and Easy Meatball Sliders
Take your sandwiches a step up from ham and cheese with this out-of-the-ordinary recipe. Before heading to the game, spread goat cheese and pesto on ciabatta rolls and then add slices of pork, peppery arugula, roasted red bell peppers, and sliced red onion.
Individual 7 Layer Dip
These Individual Seven-Layer Dips are individually portioned dips perfect for parties and get togethers. No double dipping here!
Bacon Cheese Dip
Keep your game day party easy by making this tasty dip ahead of time.
CHEESY JALAPENO BACON STUFFED BAGUETTE WITH GARLIC BUTTER
Fun (tick). Fast and easy (double tick). “Can’t stop eating it” delish. (triple tick). Oh, did I mention you can make ahead? I have 2 of these in the freezer!
Roll Tide Breakfast Rolls
Time out! Go leaner and make a substitution— 1 1/2 cups egg substitute for eggs and reduced-fat pork sausage for sausage.
Grilled Maple Bacon Chicken Bites
Barbecue Chicken Nachos
Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies are an easy make-ahead treat for game day.
Chicken and Vegetable Stew
Perfect for chilly games later in the season, this savory stew keeps warm in thermoses until you are ready to chow down before the game.
Tator Tot Kabobs
Slow-Cooker Beef Nachos
Perfect as a bowl-game party bite, you can also serve this recipe in slider buns with your favorite sandwich toppings.