Recipe report: Super Bowl snacks

super bowl snacks

The Super Bowl has turned into as much a food event as a championship football game. Kick off this year’s celebration with five new recipes.

1. Hot Cheetos Wings

chicken wings

Chicken wings are always a crowd-pleaser with TV sports fans. At Bounce Chicago, chef Sean Olnowich double-coats chicken wings with spicy cheese puff crumbs once before frying, and once before serving. It makes for a creative twist on traditional sports bar fare.

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2. Chorizo Sliders with Cajun Guacamole

chorizo sliders

Guacamole is a Super Bowl favorite, but why not tweak the standard recipe this year? Chef Sturm spices up mashed avocado with Cajun flavors and serves it with chips for dipping or a spread on meaty sliders. Either way, it makes a winning combo for a game-time snack.

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3. 3-Cheese Dip with Cheese Cracker Crust

three cheese dip

Move over, pizza—this dip recipe from Sixth Engine in Washington, D.C., takes the cheese. This shareable game-day snack utilizes three cheese varieties—Swiss, cream and Monterey Jack—baked until gooey and topped with crunchy cheese cracker crumbs. Crumbled bacon on top adds to its craveability.

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4. Lamb Knishes

lamb knish

Portable street food-style eats make good game-viewing fare. For something a little different, tap into Jewish-American cuisine and try the dough-wrapped snack known as a knish. At Beaker & Gray in Miami, chef Nasajon stuffs his knishes with spiced lamb instead of the classic potato.

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5. Southwest Vegan Tacos

tallboy taco

At Tallboy Taco, a Lettuce Entertain You concept, the kitchen created a taco geared to vegan spectators. The filling is made with a plant-based meat alternative that has gained popularity as a burger ingredient. Piled on top are housemade pico de gallo and salsa de arbol.

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