Here are some easy tailgate food ideas for game day you will want to add into your menu plan! Savory dips, finger foods, and more are what you will find below! Give these tailgating recipes a try!
Can you believe we are about to hit into sports season already? Here is a head start on some tasty options for you to whip up and enjoy. I know just seeing this list makes me a bit hungry and excited for game day! We are a huge fan of tailgating so these recipes below are some of our favorites.
Easy Tailgate Food Ideas
Love a little heat with your sandwich? These sliders are fantastic for serving up a crowd. Small bite-size sandwiches that are simple to make. You could easily heat them up on a grill if you were not near a stove.
2.) Sheet Pan Nachos
Toss these nachos on the grill and warm them up. I prep the meat before I leave home, and then assemble, heat, and top and serve! Easy peasy.
Creamy, cheesy, jalapeno corn dip is one tasty creation. Pair with some corn chips, tortilla chips, or even crisp vegetables. No matter how you dip this recipe is fantastic.
4.) Spinach Dip
One of my all-time favorite dips. If you love spinach dip you will love this homemade version that is full of creamy and vibrant flavors. Cheer for your favorite team with some tasty dip.
Another quick sandwich option is these pepperoni pizza sliders. Simple to make, easy basic ingredients, but loaded with pizza flavor in every bite.
Toss these on the grill and make up these grilled jalapeno poppers. Easy to assemble with a little prep, but these peppers are bursting with flavor. Give them a try today!
7.) Hot Turkey Rolls
Premake these hot turkey rolls and then just warm them up on the grill! They are so simple to make and make a nice warm tailgate snack to munch on.
Make this salsa ahead of time and then bring your dipping sides for people to snag a bowl full. I love this recipe it is incredible.
9.) Herb Cheese Sweet Peppers from Spabettie
A stuffed pepper is always welcome in my books. Prep these the day of and then place in a container and pack away to bring with you. These are bite-size and delightful.
10.) 7 Layer Dip Recipe from Courtney’s Sweets
Prep this dip ahead of time and load into the car for a tasty dip recipe. Layers of Mexican flavor all waiting for you and your friends to dive in.
11.) Dill Pickle Bites from The Kitchen Is My Playground
Check out these! Yum salty, tangy, and creamy. I made these a while back and they were such a success at our party. Now I get asked all the time to make these.
12.) Ranch Wings from Bake Me Some Sugar
Whip these up for a bite-size treat! Ranch flavored wings, that you can make ahead of time and then just reheat, or cook fresh. Either way these juicy wings are a hit.
13.) Keto Sausage Balls from Peace Love and Low Carb
Here is a low carb option to make, if you don’t want something loaded with carbs. Super simple to make, tasty, and such a treat. We have made these a lot.
14.) Loaded Chili Dogs from Delicious Table
A loaded chili dog with a homemade relish to top. Simple but such a game-day treat for men and women to enjoy. This will get you in the spirit.
15.) Slow Cooker Chicken Wings from Dinner At The Zoo
Whip up some slow cooker chicken wings to take with you to the tailgating party. Great if you have access to a plugin to keep them warm till you are ready to serve.