It’s about time for kickoff, so besides digging your jersey out of your drawer and calling your friends over for a watch party, what’s left to do? You have to plan your game day food spread, of course. Instead of stopping at a drive-thru or calling in a delivery pizza, try out some of Food Network’s top tailgate recipes.
Pico De Gallo
Fan of tacos or nachos? Get ready to rock your tastebuds with a topping of fresh Pico De Gallo. Filled with Roma tomatoes, onions, cilantro leaves, jalapenos, lime, and salt, you can have this dip on the table in just 10 minutes.
Pull-Apart Blanket Ring
Who doesn’t love pigs in a blanket? Amp up your cooking style by baking these delicious dogs together in a ring. Use hot dogs, crescent rolls, American cheese, and put your favorite dipping sauce in the middle. Whether that’s mustard, ketchup, queso, or salsa, these bread-wrapped dogs are worth the hype.
Ree’s Baked Ziti
Is it a 6:00 p.m. kick-off? No problem, you can have dinner and a show. Fill your guest’s tummies with this hearty Baked Ziti. Serve with breadsticks and a caesar salad, and call it game day dinner.
Devon’s Award-Winning Chili
Once the temperature drops, everyone knows chilli and a football game are two peas in a pod. Devon’s Award-Winning Chili is packed with beef brisket, kidney beans, tomatoes, many spices, coffee, and more. Serve with all of your favorite fixings, from cheese to sour cream and tortilla chips.
Neelys’ Spicy Fried Wings
You don’t have to visit a sports-focused restaurant to get a delicious helping of wings. Neelys’ Spicy Fried Wings take about an hour and 10 minutes to make, but after just one bite, you will see these chicken wings were worth the hustle. The horseradish dipping sauce is the perfect finishing touch to this touchdown-worthy entree.
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