Touchdown-Worthy Tailgate Recipes

Fried mozzarella, cheddar cheese bites, balls with ketchup on white wooden board

Football season is in full swing! Whether you are a college or NFL fan, there is plenty of football to be watched, and when football is on, food should always be available. Even if your team isn’t playing this Saturday, we know you’re a fan of food, so check out these touchdown-worthy tailgate recipes so you can munch your way to victory.

Jalapeno Poppers

Not afraid of your team bringing the heat? These flavor-packed jalapeno poppers will have the entire team jumping. Pack in your jalapenos with bacon, cream cheese, garlic powder, scallions, cheddar, butter, and panko and watch your family and friends pop over to the beginning of the food line as soon as halftime hits.

Chicken and Waffle Skewers

Don’t be down about your team having an 11:00 a.m. kick off. These chicken and waffle skewers are a tasty brunch gameday treat. And this recipe adds a Korean kick to a southern dish. The sauce is made up of garlic, peeled ginger, soy sauce, Korean chile paste, rice vinegar, Asian sesame oil, and honey. Start the first quarter on the right note with this tasty treat.

Buffalo Chicken Broccoli Cheddar Bites

Buffalo chicken dip is a classic game day dish, but you don’t want to be just like any tailgate. Offer something green with these buffalo chicken cheddar broccoli bites. Made with ingredients like Greek yogurt and almond flour, this recipe is a lighter option that will balance out your fried foods and delicious desserts. Try it before the next kick off!

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Mozzarella Cheese Balls

Think mozzarella sticks but bite size – much easier to eat at a tailgate. These one-bite wonders are easier to make than you think. And don’t even think about buying pre-made marinara sauce. You can make your own with a few simple ingredients, including extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, red pepper flakes, crushed tomatoes, and salt and pepper.

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