Serving tasty Super Bowl food is one of the most important parts of the gathering. As fans support their favorite team, they want to nosh on tasty treats. Whether fans sing along with Lil Wayne in support of the Green Bay Packers or Wiz Khalifa for the Pittsburgh Steelers, everyone will be hungry.
Try a few Super Bowl food recipes from celebrities such as Betty White and Alicia Silverstone from Food.com and NutritionMD. With vegan selections included, there are plenty of good recipes to cook before Super Bowl time kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Betty White's Wings are great Super Bowl appetizers
This recipe serves 6 with a prep time of 2 hours and a total prep time of 3 ½ hours.
3 lbs chicken wings (look for the chubbiest ones)
½ cup butter or ½ cup margarine
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup soy sauce
¾ cup water
¾ teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
½ teaspoon dry mustard
1 Place wings in a shallow baking pan.
2 Heat butter, sugar, soy sauce, garlic powder and mustard until the sugar and butter melt.
3 Cool mixture, pour over chicken wings and marinate for about 2 hours, turning twice.
4 Bake in the shallow pan at 375F for 1 ¼ to 1 ½ hours, turning occasionally. If the wings aren't plump, cook for about 75 minutes.
5 Drain the wings on papers towels and serve to Super Bowl fans.
Vegan Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats from Alicia Silverstone
Serves about 6, prep time 20 minutes and total prep time 1 hour and 20 minutes.
1 ¾ cups brown rice syrup
¾ cup all natural peanut butter or almond butter
1 box brown rice crisps cereal
1 pinch sea salt
½ cup grain-sweetened chocolate chips (optional)
1 Heat rice syrup and salt in a saucepan over low heat.
2 When syrup liquefies, add peanut or almond butter and stir until heated through and combined.
3 Pour box of cereal in a large bowl, pour rice syrup mixture on top and mix with your hands. Add optional chocolate chips.
4 Press mixture into a 9x13 or 8x8 inch baking dish. Wet fingers while pressing so they do not stick.
5 Let mixture cool for an hour then cut into squares.
Vegan Chili from Peggy McCay
Serves 4-6, prep time 15 minutes and total prep time ½ hour.
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 12-ounce package vegetarian ground beef substitute
1 15-ounce can vegetarian chili beans
1 14.5 ounce can Mexican-style stewed tomatoes
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 cup tomato sauce
1 cup vegetable broth
1 bunch fresh cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste
1 Heat the oil in a stock pot, add onions and saute until limp.
2 Add burger crumbles and brown, then add all other ingredients except cilantro and bring to boil.
3 Lower heat and put bunch of cilantro on top for 15 minutes covered, stirring a couple of times so the bottom does not burn.
4 Remove and discard cilantro.
5 Serve hot with shredded soy cheddar on top.
Oprah's Pomegranate Martini
Serves 2 with a total prep time of 2 minutes.
1 ½ cups pomegranate juice
2 ounces Absolut citrus vodka
1 ounce Cointreau liqueur
1 cup ice
Splash of sparkling water (optional)
Squeeze of lemon (optional)
1 Shake ingredients in a shaker then pour into chilled martini glass
2 Add pomegranate fruit to the glass as garnish.