Host the Perfect Super Bowl Party With These 15 BBQ Game Day Recipes

Make the most of game day with these recipes

These recipes are the top choices for the big game. Of course, chicken wings and true barbecue are always a great option. While most people will be dishing up their favorite snacks and desserts, you can go the extra yard by serving BBQ Ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket or Cajun boudin. Barbecue can be kept warm and makes great finger food that fills you up—your Super Bowl guests will surely appreciate the effort.

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    New York Hot Dog

    New York Hot Dogs

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    A vendor style New York hot dog that comes topped with a delicious onion sauce. Easy to prepare and a great choice for game day.

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    Steak Burgers With Port Wine Reduction Spread

    Steak Burgers With Port Wine Reduction Spread
    Regarding BBQ Inc.

    This is sure to be one of the best gourmet burgers you'll ever try. Large, well-seasoned patties are grilled to perfection, placed onto toasted Ciabatta bread with melted cheese and topped with a delectable port wine spread. These steak burgers with port wine reduction spread are definitely a great burger for any occasion.

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    Grilled Thai Chicken Wings

    Thai Chicken Wings

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    You can never have too many chicken wing recipes! Try this grilled Thai chicken wings recipe the next time you have a party. We guarantee that your guests will love it.

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    Decadent Mozzarella Pretzels

    Keto Pretzels

    The Spruce / Laurel Randolph

    Pretzels are a classic vendor snack—get them at the stadium with your favorite bratwurst, a beer, and a side of honey mustard. If that sounds good to you, these pretzels are ten times better when they're right out of your own oven. This recipe features almond flour, cream cheese, mozzarella, and eggs for a decadent mouthfeel that's perfect for soaking up beer. It happens to be gluten-free and keto-friendly, but trust us, this is one snack that will have everyone cheering. Serve with homemade honey mustard dip.

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    Root Beer Pulled Pork

    Root beer pulled pork in tacos with slaw and peppers.
    Diana Rattray

    Pork shoulder is slow-cooked until tender in a mixture of root beer, onion, and spices. The root beer adds a delicate sweetness to the succulent pork. Serve root beer pulled pork on hamburger buns, as sliders, or as tacos.

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    The Ultimate Meatball Sandwich

    The Ultimate Meatball Sandwich
    Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    What makes these meatball sandwiches stand out above the rest? Well for starters, its shape which is similar to kofta kebabs, allows the sandwich to hold together better. Second, the ultimate meatball sandwich is served up on garlic bread.

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    Lamb Sliders With Feta-Yogurt Sauce

    Lamb Sliders With Feta-Yogurt Sauce
    Regarding BBQ Inc.

    If you love gyros, you will love these succulent lamb sliders with feta-yogurt sauce. Not only are they easy to prepare, but packed full of flavor.

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    Salt and Vinegar Wings

    Salt and Vinegar Wings

    Sabrina S.Baksh / Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    If you love salt and vinegar potato chips, then you'll love these tangy salt and vinegar wings. Add a touch of cayenne pepper to the marinade to boost its spiciness.

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    Chicago-Style BBQ Baby Back Ribs

    Chicago-Style BBQ Baby Back Ribs

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    These Chicago-style BBQ baby back ribs are mouthwatering good! If you're throwing a huge cookout, this is the recipe to use. It calls for ten racks of ribs! You can always alter the recipe if you're making a smaller quantity.

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    Pastrami Burger

    Pastrami Burger
    Regarding BBQ Inc.

    Despite what you might think, this pastrami burger is a classic hamburger. Legend has it that this burger was invented in Utah. We guess they know their burgers!

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    Black and Blue Burger With Grilled Vidalia Onions

    Black and Blue Burgers With Grilled Vidalia Onions
    Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    If you are a fan of black and blue steaks, you will definitely love this black and blue burger with grilled Vidalia onions recipe. Topped with a blue cheese-mayonnaise mixture and hot fresh off the grill Vidalia onion slices, these mouthwatering grilled burgers make a great addition to any cookout.

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    Instant Pot Ribs

    Instant Pot pork ribs.
    Diana Rattray

    If you don't want to fire up the grill, Instant Pot ribs are a delicious alternative. The pressure cooker cooks the spice-rubbed pork ribs until tender before a trip in the broiler adds a nice crust. Use your favorite barbecue sauce for even more flavor.

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    Tri-Tip and Caramelized Onion Sandwiches With Mustard Aioli

    Tri Tip and Caramelized Onion Sandwiches with Mustard Aioli
    Regarding BBQ Inc.

    These tri-tip caramelized onion sandwiches with mustard aioli are perfect for any kind of game night, cookout, or family dinner.

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    Instant Pot Pulled Pork

    Instant Pot pulled pork on buns with all the "fixins."
    Diana Rattray

    Pulled pork is quick and easy when pressure cooked, without the hours on the grill or in a smoker. It's a great option if the weather is bad or you don't want to leave your guests to tend a fire outside. Slather with your favorite barbecue sauce.

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    Tri-Tip Steak Tacos

    Tri-Tip Steak Tacos
    Regarding BBQ Inc.

    If you love steak tacos, then these tri-tip steak tacos are sure to please. A wonderful go-to recipe for weeknight grilling or any casual get-together. 

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    Texas-Style Baby Back Pork Ribs

    Texas Style Baby Back Pork Ribs
    The Clorox Company

    There is no better way to spend time with family and friends than by sharing the open fire of a charcoal grill. When preparing this Texas-style baby back pork ribs recipe, we like to tinker with dry rubs to keep friends and family on their toes with flavor.