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How to Make Your Favorite Stadium Foods at Home

These recipes will score you a touchdown on game day
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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, you may not be able to make it to a stadium or major sporting event this year. While rules vary across states, cities and sports, you don't have to let the pandemic stop you from enjoying delicious stadium food. If you’re cheering on your favorite team from the couch at home, recreate the stadium experience with these recipes straight from concession stands at popular venues around the country.

Arrowhead Short Rib Melt

Arrowhead Short Rib Melt
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Kansas City Chief fans might recognize the Arrowhead short rib melt from Arrowhead Stadium in Missouri. This recipe pairs tender short ribs with simple ingredients like chopped onion, beef stock, tomato sauce and two different types of cheese.

For the Arrowhead Short Rib Melt Recipe, click here

Beef Brisket Meatball Slider

Beef Brisket Meatball Slider
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This saucy slider employs beef brisket meatballs and savory Sunday gravy, just like Grandma used to make. It comes straight from Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles.

For the Beef Brisket Meatball Slider Recipe, click here.

M&T Bank Stadium Crab Tots

M&T Bank Stadium Crab Tots
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You may or may not find crab-covered tots at America’s best seafood shacks, but you will find them at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, where the Ravens play. And now you can find this dish at home too.

For the M&T Bank Stadium Crab Tots Recipe, click here.

Bears Chili

Bears Chili
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If you can’t already tell by the name Bears Chili, this chili is sold during Bears games at Soldier Field in Chicago. This particular chili style contains beans, beef and spices, served with tortilla chips, shredded cheddar and sour cream.

For the Bears Chili Recipe, click here.

PB&J Wings

PB&J Wings
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You may be well acquainted with Buffalo wings, but what about peanut butter and jelly wings? This unusual rendition of a classic game day food is on offer at the Houston Texans’ NRG Stadium.

For the PB&J Wings Recipe, click here.

Fenway Fudge Brownie

Fenway Fudge Brownie
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If you’re a fan of the most popular baseball team in Massachusetts, you may be familiar with the fudge brownies at Fenway Park in Boston. Word on the street is these are Wally the Green Monster’s favorite treat.

For the Fenway Fudge Brownie Recipe, click here.

Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet Potato Hummus
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If you’re looking for something a little healthier than your average stadium food, look to this recipe for sweet potato hummus with red pepper, lemon juice, garlic, cumin and cayenne, which is mild in comparison to the world’s hottest hot sauces.

For the Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe, click here.

Three Bean Chili

Three Bean Chili
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If you don’t think one bean is enough, this recipe has three. Black, kidney and Great Northern beans round out this hearty chili. There’s no meat here, making this one of the best cheap and easy vegetarian recipes.

For the Three Bean Chili Recipe, click here.

Turkey Mushroom Meatballs

Turkey Mushroom Meatballs
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If you have refrigerated or frozen turkey you need to use before it goes bad, consider this healthy take on meatballs, which are loaded with mushrooms for extra vitamin D.

For the Turkey Mushroom Meatballs Recipe, click here.

Dungeness Crab Sandwich

Dungeness Crab Sandwich
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In search of sandwiches better than what mom used to make? This one — created for Seattle Mariners games at T-Mobile Park — uses Dungeness crab, Old Bay seasoning and tomato on sourdough bread with herbed garlic butter.

For the Dungeness Crab Sandwich Recipe, click here.

Ginger Soy Pork Belly

Ginger Soy Pork Belly
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This recipe for Ginger Soy Pork Belly comes from Tennessee’s First Horizon Park, home of the Nashville Sounds, a farm team for the Texas Rangers.

For the Ginger Soy Pork Belly Recipe, click here.

WW Oven Fried Chicken Tenders

WW Oven Fried Chicken Tenders
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This better-for-you version of fried chicken tenders comes from the WW Café at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Nets and Islanders play.

For the WW Oven Fried Chicken Tenders Recipe, click here.

Paisanos Butcher Burger

Paisanos Butcher Burger
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The Paisanos Burger recipe comes from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It’s got all the essential fixings you’d expect on a top-notch burger: lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayo, ketchup, American cheese and a secret sauce.

For the Paisanos Burger Recipe, click here.

Park Slope Dog

Park Slope Dog
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This Barclays Center hot dog is inspired by ingredients you might find in popular Mexican dishes. It starts with a classic Nathan’s frank, which is served on a split-top bun and smothered with avocado crema, pico de gallo, tortilla chips and sour cream.

For the Park Slope Dog Recipe, click here.

Zatarain’s Jambalaya

Zatarain’s Jambalaya
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If you’re looking for some sort of casserole situation to feed a crowd, look no further. This jambalaya dish can be found at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, where the Saints play.

For Zatarain’s Jambalaya Recipe, click here.

Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Sliders

Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Sliders
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These mini sandwiches mash up two of America’s favorite sports bar foods of all time: burgers and Buffalo wings. They’re incredibly easy to make for the next big game.

For the Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Sliders Recipe, click here.

Frank’s RedHot Spicy Sliders

Frank’s RedHot Spicy Sliders
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Looking for the best burger recipes? Here’s another for you: Frank’s RedHot Spicy Sliders. Don’t let size fool you. These bite-sized babies pack a punch thanks to tons of hot sauce and crispy jalapenos.

For the Frank’s RedHot Spicy Sliders Recipe, click here.

Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Chicken Nachos
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Spicy chicken sandwiches are the top food trend for 2020, but where’s the love for spicy chicken nachos? This rendition uses Frank’s RedHot, and it only takes 15 minutes to make.

For the Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Chicken Nachos Recipe, click here.

French’s Chili Dog

French’s Chili Dog
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Looking to get creative with store-bought hot dogs? Top them with chili, cheddar cheese, green onions and spicy brown mustard.

For the French’s Chili Dog Recipe, click here.

Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
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If you appreciate a good sandwich, you might consider this one, complete with pulled pork and a tangy-sweet mixture of yellow mustard and Carolina Gold seasoning.

For the Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe, click here.

Tasty Nachos

Tasty Nachos
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These nachos are made with Chihuahua cheese sauce, salsa verde and salsa roja, and are served at famous New York City attraction Madison Square Garden, home of the Knicks and Rangers.

For the Tasty Nachos Recipe, click here.

Benedictine

Benedictine
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Benedictine sounds like something you might find at your favorite brunch restaurant, but it’s not. These cute cucumber and cream cheese finger sandwiches are served during the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

For the Benedictine Recipe, click here.

Bacon-Pecan Pimento Cheese

Bacon-Pecan Pimento Cheese
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Churchill Downs’ twist on a classic Southern dish, pimento cheese, uses bacon and pecans to add smoky flavor and crunch to cheesy deliciousness.

For the Bacon-Pecan Pimento Cheese Recipe, click here.

Derby Sundae

Derby Sundae
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Hot Brown Pizza

Hot Brown Pizza
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The Hot Brown open-faced sandwich is an iconic Southern food that was created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. The pizza version features turkey breast, bacon and Mornay Sauce.

For the Hot Brown Pizza Recipe, click here.

Dallas Cowboys Lay’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dallas Cowboys Lay’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
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These chocolate chip cookies use an unexpected ingredient: potato chips. They’re Dallas Cowboy approved too.

For the Dallas Cowboys Lay’s Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe, click here.

TD Garden Fritos Chili Cheese Dog

TD Garden Fritos Chili Cheese Dog
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The Frito-Lay Test Kitchen in Boston’s TD Garden — where the Celtics and Bruins play — is responsible for this hot dog, topped with beef chili, shredded cheddar, diced onions, sliced jalapenos and Fritos. It’s a play on Frito pie, one of the best Tex-Mex recipes out there.

For the TD Garden Fritos Chili Cheese Dog Recipe, click here.

Fritos Cheesy Elotes Nachos

Fritos Cheesy Elotes Nachos
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This munchy combines popular Mexican street fare with an American favorite finger food. All the way from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, these nachos are topped with Fritos, sweet corn, tons of cheese and more.

For the Fritos Cheesy Elotes Nachos Recipe, click here.

Ruffles Pulled Pork Nachos

Ruffles Pulled Pork Nachos
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Another one from Levi’s Stadium, these pulled pork nachos use Ruffles potato chips as the base. It’s not a party without a proper spread of all the right foods, and if you didn’t find what you were looking for here, there’s more. From Buffalo chicken dip and po’boys to loaded potato pinwheels, these are the best game day snacks from every state.

For the Ruffles Pulled Pork Nachos Recipe, click here.

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