Super Bowl food is something everyone can agree on no matter what team you're rooting for. Those who love the New England Patriots can celebrate with red and blue Patriots recipes.
Yes, there are plenty of New England foods to celebrate the Patriots as they travel from Massachusetts to Texas to take on the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51. But why not take it one yard further with red and blue recipes?
Remember, everything is bigger in Texas. So you should go big when it comes to prepping and planning your Super Bowl recipes. You can get some ideas on what kind of food are crowd-pleasers by looking at the most popular Super Bowl snacks and appetizers.
Sports fans and non-sports fans alike don't mess around when it comes to Super Bowl drinks, appetizers, dinners, and desserts. According to Forbes, on just appetizers alone, there's 1.33 billion chicken wings expected to be eaten on Super Bowl Sunday this year. Luckily for you, there's a killer buffalo chicken recipe below to indulge on.
Whether you want to celebrate your hopeful Patriots' win with chicken wings or cake, there's plenty of red and blue food and drink recipes for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy come Super Bowl 51.
1. Restaurant-Style Blender Salsa
Nothing says Super Bowl like a spicy and delicious dip. Combine your celebratory moves when your team scores with this easy restaurant-style blender salsa from Averie Cooks.
2. Beer Boiled Peel-And-Eat Shrimp
The New England area is famous for its seafood. Stay in the New England style with this beer boiled peel-and-eat shrimp recipe from Wholefully. It serves as a great appetizer, and not to mention the red color represents one of the Patriots' colors too.
3. Red, White, And Blue Berry Dessert Bites
Red, white, and blue desserts can work just as well for when the Patriots play in the Super Bowl as they do for the Fourth of July. Have a sweet treat while still staying relatively healthy with this red, white, and blue berry dessert bites recipe from Good Life Eats.
4. Buffalo Ranch Popcorn Chicken
The beautiful thing about chicken wings is that they come in a variety of flavors and styles. Buffalo or honey glazed, bone or boneless — they're sure to be a hit with everyone at a Super Bowl Sunday party. Opt for this buffalo ranch popcorn chicken recipe from Chewsy Lovers.
5. Blueberry Basil Vodka Tonic
Incorporate both of the Patriots' team colors with this festive cocktail. It looks as good as it tastes, and you can try it yourself with this blueberry basil vodka tonic recipe from Wholefully.
6. Pepperoni Garlic Knots And Sauce
These pepperoni garlic knots switch up the traditional pizza for game day. They're ideal for crowds since they don't take up as much space as a pizza box, and can be easily served. Try this pepperoni garlic knots and sauce recipe from The Skinny Pig NYC for a savory appetizer.
7. Old-Fashioned Blueberry Muffins
Lucky for you, blueberries exist — one of the only naturally blue foods. You can enjoy this old-fashioned blueberry muffins recipe from Brooklyn Supper while showing your support for the blue and red New England Patriots.
8. Gluten-Free Crab Cakes
Similar to the shrimp appetizer, fans of New England can try these gluten-free crab cakes for game day. These are a convenient option to have in case there's anyone with a Gluten food allergy at your Super Bowl party. Test out this gluten-free crab cakes recipe out from Chewsy Lovers.
9. Caramelized Onion Bacon Blue Cheese Dip
Everyone loves a good dip, especially when there's bacon involved. This onion dip offers a tasty and filling snack when you pair with anything from chips to pretzels. Mix up a bowl and pass it around with this caramelized onion bacon blue cheese dip recipe from Good Life Eats.
10. Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches
These red velvet cookies make the perfect individualized desserts for a large crowd. They fit nicely into the theme of the day for Patriots and those who eat them are guaranteed to love them. Create this red velvet chocolate chip cookie sandwiches with cream cheese recipe from The Skinny Pig NYC for everyone to enjoy while watching the game.
11. Red, White, And Blue Berry Coconut Slushies
These red, white, and blue berry coconut slushies from Kitchen Confidante will be a crowd favorite on Super Bowl Sunday. They're a perfect addition to your spread as they can be a treat for both adults and kids. Adults looking to spruce up their drinks can add any alcohol of their liking.