15 Dishes You Have to Make for Super Bowl 50

These dishes are perfect for serving while you're watching this year's big game
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15 Dishes You Have to Make for Super Bowl 50

15 Dishes You Have to Make for Super Bowl 50

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The fiftieth anniversary of the Super Bowl is quickly approaching, and we can’t wait for this year’s game. Maybe it’s because this is the most anticipated football game of the year, or maybe it’s because we've created a menu of mouth-watering game day dishes to cook for the big game, which takes place this year on February 7. 

Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings

Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings

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These chicken wings use creamy avocados and flavorful cilantro to create a crispy, Mexican-inspired finger food. Use the extra avocado and cilantro to make guacamole to snack on while you watch the game. 

Click here for the Avocado Chipotle Chicken Wings recipe. 

Beer-Battered Chicken Bites with BBQ Sauce

Beer-Battered Chicken Bites with BBQ Sauce

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Beer and fried chicken sounds like a recipe for an awesome game day. A cup of Guinness Draught gives these chicken bites that dark beer flavor we love, making these the perfect finger foods for the Super Bowl.

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Big Game Baby Back Ribs

Big Game Baby Back Ribs

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These ribs are rubbed with a wide range of spices including Spanish paprika, ancho chile powder, dark brown sugar, and garlic to create a spicy, yet sweet dish that is topped off with barbecue sauce for a fantastic Super Bowl dinner.

Click here for the Big Game Baby Back Ribs recipe.

Buffalo Mac n' Cheese

Buffalo Mac n' Cheese

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Three cheeses and a kick of spice give this comfort favorite a whole new story. For the ultimate trio, combine any two sharp cheeses, in this instance, two bold Irish Cheddars, with a smoother Gouda. When blended together, they make for a creamy, cheesy, spicy dream — one spoonful will just not do the trick. — Francesca Borgognone                           

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Corned Beef Egg Rolls

Corned Beef Egg Rolls

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If you want to make something more impressive, try these corn beef and cabbage-filled egg rolls! These are deep fried and full of meat, so you are still getting those game-day flavors you love while presenting something more aesthetically pleasing than a greasy, falling-apart sandwich.

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Creamy Buffalo Wings

Creamy Buffalo Wings

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These spicy wings are glazed with Worcestershire sauce and horseradish to make a spicy, tangy sauce that you won’t be able to get enough of. These deep-fried wings will turn out crispy and juicy, with a spicy kick packed into each bite. 

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Hearty Halftime Chili

Hearty Halftime Chili

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What better dish to serve at halftime than hearty halftime chili? Made in less than 40 minutes, this simple chili recipe combines ground beef with tomato sauce, zucchini, kale, corn, and beans for a filling meal.

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Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

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Forget the honey mustard dipping sauce and coat your chicken in honey mustard pretzels instead! The crust has sweet flavors that balance out the salty and juicy fried chicken.

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Hushpuppies

Hushpuppies

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These southern deep-fried cornmeal cakes have beer in them which gives the interior a lighter bite. Hushpuppies make fantastic finger foods  to snack on while you’re engrossed in the football game and you can serve them with an array of dipping sauces, like honey mustard or smoky barbecue sauce.

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Meatball Hoagies

Meatball Hoagies

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It’s a sub, it’s a hoagie, it’s delicious. Serve up these sandwiches of ground beef meatballs smothered in a homemade tomato sauce with chunks of green peppers to give everyone something to cheer about.

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Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled Pork Sandwich

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Stringy pieces of pork shoulder melt in your mouth as you bite into this sweet barbecue sandwich. This recipe is topped with crisp coleslaw, but you could switch it out for a rich mac and cheese to make your sandwich even more awesome.

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Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

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Dig into this messy beef-filled sandwich for the perfect blend of savory, spicy, and sweet all under one toasted, crunchy bun. This recipe combines sweet ketchup and molasses with tangy Worcestershire sauce, spicy hot sauce, and pepper flakes for an explosion of sensational flavors.

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Slow-Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos

Slow-Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos

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These nachos are a fantastic thing to snack on when you can’t take your eyes off of the television. Filled with chicken, Colby and Monterey Jack cheese, chunky salsa, pinto beans, and more, you won’t find a tortilla chip that isn’t full of flavor.

Click here for the Slow-Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos recipe.

Spicy Chili Cheese Dogs

Spicy Chili Cheese Dogs

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Cheering on your team through four quarters of epic plays and enjoying the halftime show really builds up an appetite. To keep you full for the entire game, try making these chili cheese dogs that capture the true beauty of meat covered in more meat with melted cheese.

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Texas BBQ Brisket Sliders

Texas BBQ Brisket Sliders

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This is brisket prepared the way it should be: rubbed in a no-nonsense barbecue sauce and slowly grilled for hours. Crisp homemade coleslaw gives these sandwiches that incredible flavor you’re looking for in a game day meal. 

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