Hosting a Super Bowl party doesn’t have to empty your account.
Our game plan ensures you’ll be the MVP of the season.
Hosting a potluck is like being the quarterback; not the entire team. Plan an easy menu. Coordinate with you guests to make sure your fans can enjoy an assortment of snacks throughout the game.
Focus On Laid-back Bites
Create a spread with inexpensive snacks: nachos, wings, popcorn and other treats you’d find at the stadium or a sports bar. Include simple-to-make, hearty fare, like our chili recipe.
1½ lbs. ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (1.25-oz.) packet chili seasoning
1-2 Tbsp. chili powder, optional
1 (14-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (15-oz) can chili beans, undrained
Shredded Cheddar cheese
Cook ground beef and onion in a Dutch oven over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, or until browned. Drain mixture; return to Dutch oven.
Stir in chili seasoning and additional chili powder, if desired. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and beans; bring mixture a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes.* Serve immediately with crackers and cheese.**
* For hands-free cooking, transfer mixture to a 6-qt. slow cooker; cover and cook on High for 2 hours. Keep warm.
** This recipe doubles easily if serving a crowd. To make ahead, cool chili to room temperature; cover and refrigerate up to 3 days or freeze up to 1 month.
Create a grocery shopping list and stick to it. Review supermarket weekly ads; go online and download coupons for items you’ll need.
No matter what your budget, the secret to a successful party is filling your guest list with friends and family who enjoy one another’s company. Regardless of which team wins, you’ll score as a great host.