The Super Bowl is almost here, and if you’re hosting or attending a party, you likely don’t want your pals to think you’re a total disaster in the kitchen. On the other hand, you probably don’t want to spend a long time whipping up some eats either, because, let’s face it, there’s a football game (and plenty of buzzed-about commercials) to watch.
Luckily, we’ve got you covered with eight easy Super Bowl Sunday recipes that can be made in half an hour or less. With this array of items such as Everything Bagel Pigs in a Blanket and smoked sausage sliders with jalapeño mustard aioli, this recipe roundup has a little something for everyone.
What’s more? Not only are the game day classics accounted for (three cheers for onion dip and mac and cheese!), but we’ve also included a handful of elevated dishes such as truffled garlic bread and crab salad. Scroll down to check ‘em all out!
This garlic bread recipe from RPM Italian dates back to around 1963, which means it must be really, really good. If you’re looking to get a bit fancier than usual on Super Bowl Sunday, this dish will definitely help get you there. And even though it seems like something you’d find at a five-star eatery, you can make it in about 30 minutes from the comfort of your own home. Talk about a win-win!
Truffled Garlic Bread
Makes 10 pieces
For the truffle garlic butter:
- 1 stick (4 oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 2 tbsp roasted garlic puree
- 1 clove finely chopped raw garlic
- 1 tsp garlic oil
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, finely grated
- 1 tbsp store-bought truffle-mushroom sauce (optional)
- 2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tsp black truffle oil
For the bread:
- 9-inch piece of fresh baguette bread
- 3 fl oz truffle garlic butter (see recipe above)
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- To make the truffle garlic butter, use a food processor or standing mixer fitted with the paddle attachment to whip the butter until soft.
- Add in all ingredients except truffle oil; mix well until thoroughly combined.
- With mixer running, slowly drizzle in truffle oil.
- Reserve enough truffle garlic butter for truffled garlic bread. Refrigerate remaining butter for another use.
- Slice baguette in half lengthwise. Brush each half with truffle garlic butter; sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan.
- Toast bread halves on a sheet tray in oven until crispy and golden.
- Remove and cut each half into 5 pieces for a total of 10 pieces.
- Place on a plate; sprinkle with parsley and remaining Parmesan. Serve immediately.
Now you can go ahead and root for your favorite team with a full stomach!