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Ah, the Super Bowl. There’s nothing better than spending a Sunday on the couch surrounded by football, friends and food.
The last thing you want to do on Super Bowl Sunday is think about planning a party and cooking a feast for all your friends. Don’t worry, the CU Independent has you covered. Check out these super easy, super quick snacks that can feed your football hungry guests with very little effort from you.
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Adapted from foodnetwork.com
Delicious, easy and fast. This dip will have your guests asking for more and more.
1 cup thawed, chopped frozen spinach
1 1/2 cups thawed, chopped frozen artichoke hearts
6 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup grated Parmesan
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Courtesy of CU Independent staff writer Natalie Proulx
Talk about easy and cheap. You can make dozens of these roll-ups in a matter of minutes, without sacrificing taste.
10-20 slices of salami
Cream cheese or hummus
Courtesy of CU Independent Entertainment Editor Anne Robertson
Who doesn’t love guacamole? Try this version and you will never want to eat that store-bought stuff again.
3 avocados—peeled, pitted, and mashed
1 lime (or lemon), juiced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup diced onion
1/4 cup chopped scallions
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 large tomato, diced (or 3/4 cup chunky salsa)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Adapted from Crockpot Cookbook
We bet you’ve never had grape jelly with your meatballs. This slow-cooker recipe makes Swedish meatballs that are juicy and flavorful. Just throw the ingredients in the pot and they’ll be ready in a few hours.
1 package (about 1 pound) frozen cocktail-size turkey, chicken, beef, or vegan meatballs.
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 jar (12 ounces) chili sauce (or mixture of ketchup and 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce)
1 jar (12 ounces) grape jelly
Contact CU Independent staff writer Natalie Proulx at email@example.com.