Get Into Gameday With These Tailgating Recipes

Chili Cheese Dip

Football season is back, and that means it’s time to whip up game day recipes to enjoy while you tailgate or watch the game. If you’re looking to shake up your game-day meal repertoire, try a few of these recipes this season!

Outrageous Warm Chicken Nacho Dip

This chicken nacho dip is sure to satisfy everyone’s cravings and hunger. It has the classic taste of Velveeta®, Ro*Tel®, and taco seasoning along with diced jalapeño, and green onion. A bit of sour cream adds a final creamy touch that helps make this chicken nacho dip absolutely irresistible!

Beef Jalapeño Poppers

These jalapeño poppers are a bit different than normal jalapeño poppers! Instead of filling jalapeños with cheese and meat, all of the ingredients are mixed together, rolled into balls, and coated in panko breadcrumbs. The result is over three dozen cheesy, spicy poppers that get fried and served warm.

Tailgate Tacos

Using wonton wrappers instead of traditional taco shells or tortillas makes tacos even more portable and tailgate-friendly. Ground beef, salsa, taco seasoning, and shredded Mexican-blend cheese are mixed together and put into wonton wrappers in muffin cups. The taco cups are then baked for about 15 minutes until the wrappers are nice and crispy.

Wazzu Tailgate Chili

This chili is super spicy and will warm you up at cold fall tailgates. What packs the heat in this chili? A habeñero pepper and two jalapeños! This chili also has beef, pork, and chili beans to make it extra hearty and filling. Other pops of flavor come from an onion, green bell pepper, garlic, green onion, tomato paste, and more.

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Buffalo Chicken Cheese Ball

You love buffalo chicken dip; you love cheese balls. Why not combine them into one delicious tailgate dish? This buffalo chicken cheese ball has all of the ingredients you expect – cream cheese, chicken, buffalo wing sauce, mayonnaise, garlic, and ranch dressing mix. Everything gets combined in one bowl then shaped into a ball and chilled overnight or for at least 8 hours. The recipe doesn’t offer any suggestions for rolling the outside as is common with cheese balls, but nuts, crushed crackers, or toasted panko would all be delicious additions.

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