Football Food! [175 Recipes for Football Season!]

HELLLLLLO best time of year! This is one of my favorite posts to put together every Labor Day weekend because it’s the epitome of fun fall days: football food! Behold nearly 200 of my go-to recipes that I want to consume constantly for the next six months on game day.

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For previous year’s roundups, see below. There are some repeats but lots of different snacks in each year too. And share your faves in the comments, of course.

2014 football food

2013 football food

MY OTHER RECIPES


2012 football food

and now… for the best list ever.

DIP

butternut squash goat cheese dip

grilled kale BLT dip

baked goat cheese dip

warm honey fig dip 

spinach + kale greek yogurt dip

caramelized pineapple, bacon goat cheese guacamole

everything white bean hummus

crazy good feta dip

honey jalapeño hummus with olive oil pita chips

copycat chipotle corn salsa

whipped feta

homemade french onion dip

white pizza dip

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SNACKS

how to make a killer cheese plate

the best sweet and spicy snack mix

crispy carnitas oven nachos

bacon blue deviled eggs

pepperoni pizza puff pull apart muffins

bacon pimento cheese crostini

homemade potato chips with sriracha BBQ sauce

BBQ chicken french breads

white pizza pull apart bread

30 minutes buffalo chicken french breads

thai butternut lettuce wraps

crockpot carne asada nachos

pomegranate jeweled white cheddar cheeseball

coconut curry mussels

roasted red pepper + bacon goat cheese truffles

20 minute turkey taco nachos

fried brussels with smoky aioli 

homemade bbq sweet potato chips

one pan sticky thai chicken wings

cheddar tailgating bread

sweet + sticky pomegranate chicken wings

herb salted garlic parm french fries

spinach, bacon + artichoke stuffed portobellos

crispy buffalo oven fries

crispy roasted chickpeas

chipotle beer shrimp quesadillas with spicy guac

soft pretzel rolls

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SALADS

grilled buffalo chicken caesar salads

the best greek salad

shredded kale salad with fried chicken

autumn arugula salad

thai crunch chicken salad

warm brussels caesar salad with bacon ciabatta croutons

BLT chopped salads with corn, feta + avocado

BBQ chicken chopped salad with grilled garlic croutons

chopped chicken taco salad with cheese quesadillas strips

killer spinach salads with hot bacon dressing

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SLOW COOKER MEALS

short rib sauce with bucatini

brown sugar and roasted garlic pot roast sandwiches

crockpot cheeseburgers

bbq beer chicken 

smoky brisket tacos

crockpot pulled pork chili

short rib tacos with salted lime cabbage

mini turkey meatballs

crockpot pulled pork tacos with sweet chili slaw

cheddar beer chicken tacos

bacon bourbon baked beans

bbq beer pulled pork tacos

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BURGERS + SANDWICHES

buffalo chicken grilled cheese with beer cheese fondue

cheesiest pimento cheeseburgers

tortilla crusted chipotle salmon sliders

goat cheese stuffed guac burgers

black bean butternut sliders with chipotle ketchup

crispy kale grilled cheese

saucy pulled pork sandwiches

crispy autumn veg burgers with apple cider slaw

smoky sweet cherry pepper cheeseburgers

homemade chicken cheesesteaks

spicy mini meatball grilled cheese

turkey burgers with creamy gorgonzola and sweet chili slaw

loaded cheddar hot dogs

balsamic brussels grilled cheese

roasted jalapeño cheddar turkey burgers with smoky bbq aioli 

smoky sweet potato burgers

buffalo chicken burgers

jalapeno pretzel dogs with cheddar beer sauce

crispy buffalo quinoa sliders with sweet corn + scallions

double bean burger patty melts

thai turkey burgers

bacon pineapple burgers

white pizza grilled cheese

jalapeño cheddar chicken meatball subs

cheeseburgers with sautéed mushrooms, arugula + dijon aioli 

salt + vinegar chip crusted fish sandwiches

cheesy stuffed meatball sliders

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SOUP + CHILI

creamy tomato soup shooters with grilled cheese sticks

tortellini soup with havarti toasts

roasted chicken ramen

smoked gruyere butternut soup with crispy chickpeas

thai butternut squash soup

beer cheese soup in homemade bread bowls

smoky white bean chicken chili

white chicken quinoa chili

chicken pot pie soup

creamy parmesan white bean stew with spicy greens

cheesy corn chowder with bacon and gorgonzola

30 minutes buffalo chicken soup

spicy sauce, kale and orrecchiette soup

braised short rib beef stew

mother lovett’s bean soup

creamy cauliflower soup

creamy caramelized leek soup with maple glazed bacon

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GOOD EATS

grilled baby back ribs with root beer BBQ sauce

pulled pork tostadas

smoky grilled chicken pitas

chili cheese polenta bowls

buffalo wing shrimp with blue cheese grits

easy chicken tacos

spicy roasted squash with feta + herbs

BBQ meatloaf cornbread stacks

beer marinated steak fajitas

chili garlic chicken skewers with yogurt dipping sauce

creamy chicken and buttermilk dumplings

our favorite lightened up beef enchiladas with homemade sauce

beer battered fish tacos

chipotle lime chicken skewers with avocado ranch

beer can chicken

ginger garlic steak tacos with pineapple pico

honey chipotle chicken bowls

pan crisped salmon with dijon cream

roasted chipotle chicken taco stacks

garlic brown sugar flank steak with chimichurri 

spicy beer braised lime chicken enchiladas

gouda grits with smoky brown butter shrimp

bacon wrapped caramelized sesame asparagus

red wine marinated flank steak with caprese salsa

toasted sesame ginger salmon

cheese smothered stuffed poblanos

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PIZZA + PASTA

hot and sweet pepper pizza

creamy cajun chicken pasta pot

stovetop goat cheese shells and cheese

no rise crispy thin crust pizza

charred cauliflower carbonara

marinated kale whipped ricotta pizza

one pot mushroom swiss chard pasta

meat lovers pizza

mini meatball pizza

30 minutes skillet lasagna

bacon cheeseburger skillet pizza

cast iron skillet brussels sprouts bacon pizza

lightened up butternut squash shells

autumn apple pizza

spicy parmesan shrimp skillet

stovetop bbq chicken shells + cheese

garlic bread pizza crust

stovetop buffalo chicken shells + cheese

caramelized onion, bacon + gruyere pizza

white pizza lasagna

caramelized shallot, spinach and goat cheese pasta

cauliflower crust pizza

4 cheese skillet mac + cheese

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TREATS

roasted strawberry milkshakes

coffee ice cream sundae pie

peanut butter cheesecake with marshmallow cream

one bowl whiskey chocolate fudge cake

chocolate cream pie with vanilla whipped cream

sweet orange cinnamon pull apart bread

pumpkin gelato

chocolate cream slab pie

cider bourbon apple pie

bourbon baked apples

pumpkin s’mores tart

whole wheat banana bread with coconut streusel 

homemade snickers bars

burnt caramel bourbon ice cream with milk chocolate toffee

peppermint pattie brownies

bourbon bacon marshmallow s’mores

peanut butter fudge brownie trifle

pumpkin s’mores cupcakes

vanilla bourbon caramel apples

brown butter oatmeal chunk cookies

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COCKTAILS

hot cider nog

ginger beergaritas

cranberry cider punch

crockpot coconut hot chocolate

mojito margaritas

apple cider sangria

pomegranate margaritas

boozy coconut hot fudge milkshakes

apple cider margaritas

pomegranate vanilla sangria

fresh strawberry margaritas

mango jalapeño margaritas

blueberry mint juleps

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Whoop whoop. Now that was deliciously exhausting and overwhelming. Tell me your go-to game day win!