48 Fantastic Super Bowl Recipes

Entertaining, Special Occasions, Tailgating
on January 29, 2014
pork sandwich
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn

Football, funny commercials and hearty fare come together for a Super Bowl Sunday to remember. This recipe round up includes 48 of our options guaranteed to please Broncos fans, Seahawks fans, and everyone in between.

Pregame Savory Starters

The Super Bowl can be a prolonged event, so treat your guests to an array of appetizers and dips at the beginning of the game and then follow up with a selection of additive snacks at halftime.


Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

The Ultimate Guacamole Guide

Mediterranean Dip 

Roasted Pepper Dip



Southern Fried Pickles

Potato Skins with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Maple-Glazed Snack Mix

Cashew Butter Crunch Popcorn

Game Time Main Courses

Want to go beyond snacks and munchies during your game day celebration? Instead of dialing for pizza, treat your team to a homemade dinner or buffet of heavy hor d’oeuvres. From artisanal sandwiches to simple pizza selections, the following menu items will quell hunger pains without being too high-brow for the face-painted set.

Sandwiches and Burgers

pork sandwich

Barbecue Pork Sandwich with Crispy Slaw

Hearty Steak Sandwich for Six

In-N-Out Burger Copycat

Pepperoni Pizza Burgers

Single-Serve Sliders


Turkey Vegetable Sliders

Pulled Chicken and Slaw Sliders

California Sliders

Mozzarella-Stuffed Caprese Turkey Sliders

Off the Grill

Shrimp Skewers

Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

Grilled Steak Fajitas

Root Beer Ribs

Beer Can Chicken



Pizza Bianca with Chicken and Fontina

Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper Pizza

Tomato Basil Pizza

Uno’s Cheese and Tomato Deep Dish Pizza

One-Pot Wonder Plays

If you are nervous about being sequestered in the kitchen and possibly missing game day fanfare, opt for an easy one-pot meal. Provide guests with an array of toppings like cheese, tortilla chips, or crusty croutons, depending on which dish you choose.


White Bean Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Mole Chili with Andouille Sausage

Quick and Easy Chili

Beef and Black Bean Chili

Slow-Cooker Ready


Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Baked Potato Soup

Beef and Barley Soup

Crock Pot Posole

Sideline Sides

Main dishes might steal the show, but our selection of sides win the best supporting role. A leafy green salad will be a welcomed and refreshing accompaniment to a burger and fries feast or pizza party. We’ve also found classic potato salad packs a punch next to barbecue chicken or a pulled beef sandwich.



The Perfect House Salad

Big Italian Salad

Classic Caesar Salad

Walnut Beet Salad

Potatoes & Starchy Options

Skillet Fries

Skillet Fries with Aioli

Layered Potato Salad with Parsley

Sweet and Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries

Deviled Egg Potato Salad

Breads and Biscuits

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Copycat

Buttermilk Cornbread

Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread

Gluten-Free Drop Biscuits

Postgame Sweets

Keep dessert simple by opting for a make ahead freezer pie, or easy pick-up bites such as cupcakes or cookies. We are especially fond of the Double Chocolate S’mores Whoopie Pies from Stephanie Wise of Girl Verus Dough which are creative blends of two fantastic desserts. 

S'mores Whoopie Pies

Double Chocolate S’mores Whoopie Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies