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The Best Football Game Food Recipes
It’s that time of year! There is a cool nip in the air, the leaves on the trees are beginning to change, and the guys are back on the field in their jerseys and pads with pigskins in hand. Kick off this football season with only the best football game food to ensure your Game Day celebration scores a touchdown for taste.
Bacon and Cheese Potato Nachos
A delicious spin on the Game Day classic, this gooey dish is sure to be a hit!
-baked potatoes (as many as desired, depending on size of the dish you wish to create)
-1 lb. of cooked bacon, crumbled
-1 tablespoon of chili powder
-1 tablespoon of cumin
-a storage size zipper bag (like Ziploc or Glad)
-shredded cheese (or whichever type of cheese you want)
-sliced jalapenos (optional)
-other toppings (feel free to get creative and add anything to the nachos that you would like)
Bake potatoes and cook and crumble bacon.
Peel potatoes and slice into 1/4-inch discs. Place discs into zipper bag and drizzle with olive oil. Add the chili powder and the cumin, zip up the bag and shake until all the discs are covered with the seasonings.
Remove the potato discs from the bag and grill them up until they are golden brown on both sides. Start layering them on an oven-safe serving dish with cheese, bacon, and other toppings.
Place in the oven at 350 degrees until the cheese is melted. Serve hot!
Bourbon Whiskey Meatballs
Nothing says masculinity more than watching football while chowing down on meatballs soaked in whiskey! This recipe is not only easy to make, it is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
-1 lb. bag of frozen meatballs
-1/2 cup of ketchup
-1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
-1/4 cup of your favorite bourbon whiskey
-1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
-1 teaspoon of lemon juice
Helpful Hint: For larger parties, use two bags of meatballs and double the rest of the recipe.
In a medium bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar, bourbon whiskey, Worcestershire, and lemon juice. Mix well.
Place the meatballs into a slow cooker and pour the whiskey combination over the top. Gently stir around until all the meatballs are coated.
Cook on High for about an hour, stirring occasionally. Once the meatballs have thawed, turn the slow cooker down to Low and leave it there while serving.
For a healthier Game Day option that doesn’t relinquish delicious flavor along with its loss of calories, this is the perfect addition to any party.
-1 can of white beans (drain and rinse before using)
-1 avocado, cut up into chunks
-1/2 of a lime, juiced
-1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon of olive oil
-1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
-1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
Add all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Serve with pita chips or crackers.
Caramel Apple Dip
To add a little sweetness to your football spread, this dip is the perfect autumn treat.
-16 caramel square candies
-8 oz. cream cheese, softened
-1/2 cup of brown sugar
-1/4 cup of water
-1 teaspoon vanilla
In a medium saucepan, cook caramels and water over medium-low heat until caramels are melted. Be sure to stir frequently to prevent the candies from burning to the pan. Remove from heat and set to the side.
In a bowl, mix together softened cream cheese, brown sugar, and vanilla. Fold the caramel into the cream cheese mixture.
Serve with apple slices.
Any of these tasty dishes is sure to earn you the big ‘W’ with football fans on Game Day. However, if you don’t feel like cooking, we have all these on our menu and more! You won’t miss any action with a giant screen TV in Lone Wolf and additional televisions found throughout the casino floor.