30-Minute (or Less) Recipes for the Big Game


We can all agree it's not game day without delicious Super Bowl party appetizers!

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Are you looking for some easy Football Sunday recipes? Well, you’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, we will be sharing some of our favorite appetizer recipes that are perfect for game day.

We can all agree it’s not game day without delicious party appetizers!!! The food is as important as the game (and the commercials). 😉

Today I’m sharing my favorite Super Bowl appetizer recipes, including creamy dips and piping hot chicken wings, hand-held appetizers, pizza poppers, healthy snacks, and more! No matter what team you are cheering for, these appetizers will help with the celebration!

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30-Minute (or Less) Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes

So whether you’re looking for something savory or sweet, we’ve got you covered. So read on to discover some delicious and easy Super Bowl Sunday football game day appetizers!

1) These Easy Sheet Pan Vegan Buffalo Chicken Nachos

What’s easier and more delicious than a big batch of sheet pan nachos? These Easy Sheet Pan Vegan Buffalo Chicken Nachos are gluten-free, allergy-free, & 100% meatless! Whip up these quick, bold, & spicy chips for a snack, party appetizer, or fun dinner! This baked plant-based recipe will be your go-to for nachos!

nachos on a pan

2) Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

This Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip will be a party hit; It’s creamy and cheesy, replacing heavier dairy for Greek yogurt and just a touch of mayo. The result is a creamy chilled or hot appetizer that contains less fat and calories (and no one would guess)! Easy to make ahead and a total crowd-pleaser. It’s one of my favorite Super Bowl appetizer recipes of all time!!

healthy spinach dip

3) Zucchini Pizza Bites

Delicious zucchini pizza bites are topped with marinara or pesto, sprinkled with veggies and herbs, and baked to perfection. They take less than 20 minutes to make….and are perfect for game day appetizers!

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Psst! Don’t forget your football party supplies! These Football Plates, Football Napkins, Football Cups are PERFECT!!!

football party cups, plates and napkins

4) Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower is delicious and super easy to make. The cauliflower florets are breaded and air-fried to crispy perfection, then drenched in tasty buffalo sauce and dipped in blue cheese dip.
Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

5) Fried Potato Salad with Bacon & Homemade Aioli

This Fried Potato Salad features baked russet potatoes that are diced, pan-fried in bacon fat, and tossed with thick-cut bacon, a little red onion, scallion. The potato salad is bound with a zippy, homemade aioli with lots of red wine vinegar, coarse ground mustard, garlic, and a pinch of smoked paprika.
Fried Potato Salad with Bacon & Homemade Aioli

6) Bacon Wrapped Prunes

These bacon-wrapped prunes are absolutely delicious. They can either be enjoyed while sitting on the couch watching a game or at a posh appetizer party. These are a staple at every party in France!


Make the most mouthwatering homemade air fryer chicken wings with this SUPER easy recipe! Tossed the most irresistible sweet chili sauce that’ll have you licking your fingers (and plate) clean.

8) Air Fryer Frozen Mozzarella Sticks

Air fryer mozzarella sticks are super crispy, fast and make the perfect easy appetizer, quick side dish, or game day snack! Cheesy perfection that everyone will love! Serve with a side of marinara or ranch.
mozzarella sticks on a white plate

9) Peach Guacamole 

When you think of guacamole, you think of creamy avocado, spicy jalapenos, tangy onion and garlic, herbaceous cilantro, and bright lime juice.
We deliver all of those things, but to a whole new level when we add some sun-kissed sweet peaches to the mix!
bowl of Peach Guacamole

10) 30 Minute Chicken Marsala Meatballs

These 30 Minute Chicken Marsala Meatballs are so good! Classic chicken Marsala receives a fun twist when rolled into bite-sized meatballs that are served with mushrooms and glazed with a rich Marsala cream sauce. This recipe is perfect for a flavorful game-day snack!
30 Minute Chicken Marsala Meatballs

11) Homemade Gluten-Free Copycat Totino’s Pizza Rolls (Vegan, Allergy-Free)

The iconic, bite-sized, pizza pillows that are a favorite snack and party food for kids (and adults!), are now a healthy homemade recipe! These Gluten-Free Copycat Totino’s Pizza Rolls are vegan, top allergy-free, baked, easy to make, and 100% freezer-friendly!
Homemade Gluten-Free Copycat Totino's Pizza Rolls

12) Air Fryer Frozen Curly Fries 

Frozen curly fries in the air fryer are super crispy and the perfect appetizer for your next meal! Simple, quick, and easy! A snack that is perfect for the big game day!
This Cheesy Garlic Pull-Apart Bread only takes 10 minutes to prep and makes a tasty and filling appetizer for your next party!
It’s a deliciously cheesy warm appetizer, with only 5 ingredients. It’s an easy appetizer that you will make again and again.
curly fries with ketchup on plate

13) Black Bean Dip

Looking for a healthy yet delicious dip (snack) recipe? This black bean dip is a perfect dish that is easy to make and it can be made in advance. Just serve with veggies or tortilla chips!
black bean dip in yellow bowl

14) Spinach Artichoke Dip (No Mayonaise)

Spinach artichoke dip is a classic appetizer recipe, packed with creamy cheese, spinach, tangy artichoke hearts, and spices. While the classic recipe calls for mayonnaise in the base of the dip, this version is just as creamy and decadent, without the warm mayonnaise that many simply don’t love! Psst! Don’t forget your football party supplies! These Football Plates, Football Napkins, Football Cups are PERFECT!!!

15) Instant Pot Fried Apples

All you need is apples, sugar, butter, and cinnamon and you have got a delicious homemade snack. You can make it using your Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid or any other air fryer you have. Feel free to add pears as well!
fried apples on blue plate

16) 30-Minute Easy Jalapeno Popper Dip

This jalapeno popper dip is deliciously rich, perfectly creamy, and cheesy with a crunchy panko bread crumb topping. It is made with fresh jalapenos and is not too spicy (spice level is adjustable).
It’s always a crowd favorite and my go-to appetizer for parties and game days.
dipping chip in jalapeno dip

17) BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders

BBQ Pulled Pork is a staple on our menu and one of our favorite dishes to make with the leftovers is these sliders. Made on Hawaiian rolls and loaded with bacon and cheese these sliders have a light and sweet glaze that is AMAZING! These sliders are perfect for parties, watching sports games, appetizers, or an easy family meal during the week.
pulled pork sandwich on plate

18) Easy Little Smokies Recipe

The easiest sweet and smoky appetizer ever! There’s hardly any prep work and less than 5 minutes on the stove are needed for you to enjoy these addictive cocktail sausages or weiners, or little smokies, or however, you call them. It’s a perfect recipe for any type of gathering, to munch on before a barbecue, for Super Bowl game night.
bowl of cocktail sausages

19) Simple Cheese Dip

This simple cheese dip is the perfect dipping sauce for soft pretzels, chips, and other snacks! Make with only butter, flour, milk, and cheese, you can whip up a batch of this delicious cheese sauce in 10 minutes!
pretzel dipped in cheese

20) Cream Cheese Sausage Dip

This cream cheese sausage dip is an easy appetizer made with 8 ingredients, in one skillet in 20 minutes. You can easily adjust the spice to make it mild or hot! Serve it with chips, crackers, or veggies for a delicious, low-carb, warm appetizer that will be the hit of any party.
cream cheese sausage dip is an easy appetizer in skillet

21) Quick 15-Minute Queso

This easy and delicious queso recipe takes 15 minutes to make and is always a big hit at game day parties!
bowl of warm, melted cheese with seasonings

22) Perfect Vegan Sloppy Joes

Mouthwatering, delicious vegan sloppy joes are the perfect addition to your vegan sandwich collection! Look no further to satisfy your craving for comfort food, with a healthy, vegan twist.
vegan sloppy Joe sandwich

23) Hot Honey Glaze Chicken Wings

Need the perfect appetizer for game day? How about chicken wings with a hot honey glaze!! These crispy wings have all the flavor, slightly sweet with a hint of heat. Don’t worry about dealing with a messy deep fat fryer, these wings cook perfectly in the air fryer in just 25 minutes!
hot honey chicken wings on plate

24) Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

This is the BEST Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe that can be baked in the oven or made in the Crock Pot! Use fresh, leftover, or rotisserie chicken and make it up to 2 days ahead of time.
buffalo chicken dip with chip

25) Baked Pepperoni Pizza Dip with Breadsticks

This baked pepperoni pizza dip is the best football game day appetizer! Made with ricotta cheese, cream cheese, and mozzarella cheese, this easy layered dip is perfect for game day, a holiday party, or a family get-together. Caleb makes his pizza dip in our Lodge Cast Iron Skillet.
hot baked pepperoni pizza dip with bread

26) Air Fryer Frozen Meatballs 

These Air Fryer Frozen Meatballs are ultra-quick and easy to make, cooking up in just 10 minutes straight from the freezer! Tossed in an easy-to-make spicy Korean-style glaze, these things are ultra-delicious and addictive.
korean saucy meatballs

Psst! Don’t forget your football party supplies! These Football Plates, Football Napkins, Football Cups are PERFECT!!!

football cups plates and napkins

27) Cauliflower Nuggets

This dish is made of light, wispy cauliflower nuggets to add a delightful crunch to your day. Simply add your favorite sauce to serve!

Cauliflower Nuggets Recipe

28) S’mores Popcorn 

If you need a great dessert for your Super Bowl party, this S’mores Popcorn is the perfect mix of sweet and salty. The chocolate, graham crackers, and marshmallows take it to the next level!
stores popcorn with chocolate

29) Crispy Tater Tots From Scratch

Skip the freezer aisle and the added preservatives. Instead, with just a few easy ingredients and simple steps, you can make your own homemade Crispy Tater Tots From Scratch!
Crispy Tater Tots with ketchup

30) Pull-Apart Pepperoni Pizza Bread

This super easy 5 ingredient Pull-Apart Pepperoni Pizza Bread is soft, cheesy, with just the right amount of tomato pesto, plenty of pepperoni, and truly SO delicious. Serve this bread warm right out of the oven with an extra sprinkling of parmesan cheese on top and a bowl of homemade tomato sauce to dip it in! You’re guaranteed to have a bread that’s melt in your mouth delicious, but also an absolute crowd pleaser for kids an adults alike!
Pull-Apart Pepperoni Pizza Bread


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