10 Tailgate-Ready Recipes

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10 Tailgate-Ready Recipes

Football season means tailgating time! These game day recipes take tailgating to the next level.

Creamy Spinach Dip

This spinach dip is both tastier and healthier than most.

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Ultimate Nachos

If you have 25 minutes, and a craving for great nachos, this is the recipe for you. Give 'em a try...you'll see what we mean.

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South-of-the-Border Loaded Potato Skins

Potato skins prove to make everyone happy at a tailgate.

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Firehouse Frito Pie

Classic Frito pie is a pile of Fritos topped with beefy chili and runny cheese often made straight in the chip bag! Our refined and lightened version is fresh-tasting and delicious. A whole 1/2 cup of chili powder gives it plenty of punch. Top with tomato, lettuce and just a little cheese (hold the Whiz, please).

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Smoked Chicken Drumsticks with Coriander

These smoky grilled chicken legs get a boost of flavor from a marinade made with brown sugar, mustard, coriander and jalapeño.

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Sausage Mixed Grill

Prick fresh sausages all over before grilling to release the excess fat.

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Barbecued Pork Sandwiches

Smoky grilled onion and your favorite barbecue sauce transform grilled pork tenderloin into a hearty summer sandwich.

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Black Bean and Roasted Sweet Potato Burger

These flavor-packed burgers can be eaten on a bun or served as a croquette for an entrée with a salad for dinner. Top the burger with Green Chile Guacamole and Sprouted Lentil and Heirloom Salsa for even more deliciousness. Make extra and freeze them for a quick meal.

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Brown Sugar and Bourbon Ribs

Ribs hit the spot all summer long. Why not whip some up for a tailgate?

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Habanero Bacon Cheddar Stuffed Sliders

These burgers are stuffed with habanero cheese and bacon. It's easy, tasty and spicy!

Get the Recipe: Habanero Bacon Cheddar Stuffed Sliders


Grilling season is not over! Whether you are throwing a tailgating party at home or traditionally from the back of a truck, we have recipes that will work for you. We gathered recipes you can grill, bake,or smoke. From tasty loaded potato skins to smoked coriander drumsticks and even mouthwatering brown sugar bourbon ribs - you won't leave this tailgate unsatisfied!

Check out the slideshow above to find inspiration for your next tailgate.

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