Super Bowl Snacking

Let’s get ready for some football! The granddaddy of football games, Super Bowl LV, will take place on Sunday, February 7th between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Super Bowl LV is more than just the new guard versus the old guard. What it is really about is spirited competition, friendly rivalries, and of course, Super Bowl Snacking. We found some of the cheesiest and yummiest dishes that will have friends and family coming back for seconds (or thirds or fourths). So, we really mean, let’s get ready for some Super Bowl Snacking!

Grilled Cheese Poppers from The Spice & Tea Exchange

Is there anything better than melted, gooey cheese? Yep, we didn’t think so either. These snack sized balls of goodness are easy to make and children and adults will gobble them up.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Flatten the biscuits.
  • Place 2 cubes of cheese on each biscuit and fold the biscuit dough over the cheese.
  • Roll the biscuits into balls.
  • Place each ball into a muffin tin.
  • Melt the butter.
  • Combine the seasonings and melted butter.
  • Spoon 1 teaspoon of the butter mixture over each ball of dough.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.

Chicken Wings with Gochujang Sause from Whole Foods Market

Wings and football go hand in hand. These wings offer the taste buds both spicy and sweet and it pairs perfectly with beer.

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds whole chicken wings
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/3 cup gochujang sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top.
  • Cut each wing into 3 pieces at the joints and discard the wing tip; you should have about 24 meaty wing pieces.
  • Sprinkle wings with salt and place in a single layer on the rack
  • Roast until wings are crisp and golden brown, about 45 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, whish together gochujang paste, fish sauce, honey, sesame seeds, and green onions.
  • Add wings and toss to coat. Remove the rack and place wings directly on the foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake until hot and glazed, 8 to 10 minutes.

Barbecue Nachos from Whole Foods Market

Nachos make the perfect Super Bowl snack food. They are crunchy, salty, savory, and an all together crowd pleaser. By adding in a barbequed meat, they are now best described as mouth-watering goodness.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 pound shredded or chopped beef brisket, pulled pork, or rotisserie chicken
  • 1/3 cup barbeque sauce
  • 12 ounces tortilla chips
  • 3 cups shredded queso quesadilla, Monterey Jack or mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup pickled jalapeño pepper slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions:

  • Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion and cook, stirring until very soft and caramelized, about 20 minutes.
  • Add a tablespoon or 2 of water, if necessary to prevent the onion from sticking and burning. Set aside to cool briefly.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine brisket, onion, and barbecue sauce, and toss to combine.
  • Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and scatter tortilla chips in an even layer.
  • Use a spoon to top chips with brisket.
  • Top with cheese and jalapeño slices, and bake until cheese melts and the mixture is heated for about 12 minutes.
  • Top with cilantro and serve.

Sriracha Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs from The Spice & Tea Exchange

These tangy chicken meatballs will be so popular with the family that you will find this becoming an often requested meal.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of Ginger Teriyaki Spice Blend
  • 2 tablespoons of Sriracha Sauce Powder, divided
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Ginger Sugar
  • 6 ounces firm tofu
  • 10 ounces ground chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons of sake
  • 1/3 cup panko style breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked together
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Wrap tofu in a clean dish towel. Twist and wring as much liquid out of the tofu as possible.
  • Combine chicken, tofu, Ginger Teriyaki Spice Blend, 1 Tbsp. Sriracha Sauce Powder, 2 Tbsp. sake, breadcrumbs, and eggs in a large bowl. Lightly knead the mixture together until evenly combined.
  • Shape into 1½- 2” meatballs and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake 12-14 mins., or until just cooked through.
  • While meatballs are baking, bring ¼ cup soy sauce, ½ cup sake, 1 Tbsp. Sriracha Sauce Powder, ketchup, and Ginger Sugar to a boil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce liquid, stirring occasionally until thick, 2-4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Transfer the cooked meatballs to a skillet with the sauce and gently toss to thoroughly glaze. If sauce becomes too thick, stir in 1-2 Tbsp. hot water.
  • Serve hot or chill in refrigerator 2-4 hours, to serve chilled.

Tailgating Mashed Potatoes from Whole Foods Market

The Super Bowl means comfort foods, especially if your team is not playing quite as well as you expected. This delicious dish can be kept warm in a slow cooker and made custom by adding in your favorite garnishes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 2-inch tubes
  • 1 cup warm reduced fat (2%) milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Topping Suggestions: sour cream, frizzled shallots or onions, crumbled bacon, shredded cheese

Directions:

  • Place Yukon Gold and sweet potatoes in a large saucepan and cover by 1 inch with salted water.
  • Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer until very tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain potatoes and run them through a ricer or food mill, or return them to the pot and mash them with a potato masher.
  • Place the pot with potatoes over medium-low heat and stir in milk, butter, salt and cayenne. If you like, you can transfer potatoes to a slow cooker to keep warm.
  • Serve warm with toppings.

Maybe your goal for the Super Bowl is to let someone else do all the work. Fear not, Destin Commons has you covered. For easy Super Bowl Snacking, place an order here and pick from a wide selection of game day snack combos at Whole Foods Market. They offer everything from a Build-Your-Own Taco Bar to Chicken and Vegetable Pot Stickers. Picky eaters are covered. Plus, Super Bowl Snacking has never been easier!

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