And you thought it was only about the football. No, apparently Super Bowl Sunday is the U.S.’s second-largest day of eating after Thanksgiving!
So if you’re like us, you’re probably gearing up for a Super Bowl party with friends with plenty of tasty appies and celebratory libations to enjoy while watching touchdowns, hikes and long passes. Instead of the usual buffalo wings, pizza and chips, try these crowd-pleasing Little Potato snacks. No one has to know they’re just a bit healthier, but just as delicious! Ready for kickoff?
BBQ Potato Nachos combine the best of everything football fans love: salty chips and the barbecue. Think gooey Pepper Jack, smoky pulled pork, creamy guac and tender Garlic Parsley Microwave Ready Creamer potatoes—quick, easy and a jackpot on the sweet/salty meter. This recipe gets 6 points on the board.
Tex Mex Potato Nuggets deliver the crisp crunch of nuggets or fries, in a fun new way. Plus they’re gluten-free. Jalapeños add zing. Serve with a side of salsa, guacamole or light sour cream, or all of the above. Maybe even a quarterback sack!
These cute little packages skewered with a toothpick look great on the buffet table. And, it wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without bacon. Make Spicy Bacon Wrapped Little Potatoes ahead and bake before serving Your taste buds will be doing their own celebratory dance!
If you’re thinking pizza, why not try our Little Chef-approved Smashed Potato Pizza? Velvety, red Blushing Belle Creamers double as the (gluten-free) crust. Top with your favorites—mozzarella, green onions, tomatoes and diced bacon. Garnish with fresh basil, spinach leaves or sour cream/yogurt. Careful, though, the kids might intercept these from the grown-ups.
Here’s a twist on a Super Bowl classic: Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Creamer Potatoes. Cook potatoes the night before to save time. Add cumin, oregano and cream cheese to complement the pepper heat. This call won’t be overturned!
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