Organizing a tailgate party but couldn’t arrange a grill? Never mind! Tasty tailgate recipes aren’t just about grilled chicken and sausages, but there can be a lot done without barbecues and grills too. Here are some selected no-grill tailgate recipes that are the match winners!
Guacamole – a must for game-day parties
This avocado-based dish can be included as a dip or even in salads. A perfect tailgate dish when relished with fresh tortilla chips. An important part of American cuisine and now a must in the tailgate menu, guacamole is great as a dip, condiment or salad ingredient. It is easy to prepare and doesn’t require any fuss of grills and barbecues.
Salsa – a must-have for every tailgate party
Salsas can be sweet, sour, or spicy. You can prepare some easy-to-make salsa to go with anything including chips, fried chicken or fish. Add in some fruits like mango or melon to add the fresh fruity flavors. You can also add in other fruits of your choice to give it a personalized touch.
Mini sandwiches can’t be a miss
Prepare sandwiches a day before and store it in the refrigerator overnight. Slice vegetables, minced chicken, bacon, creamy spreads, and shredded cheese for the added flavor. You can top these mini sandwiches with green and black olives and serve some potato chips and French fries as a side dish.
Chili- a party winner
If the weather is a bit chilly and you want to enjoy the game day with some tasty foods, then nothing can beat a large bowl of chili. A sure-shot crowd pleaser, chili recipes are simple and can be prepared using a number of ingredients including bacon, red kidney beans, beef, and fresh vegetables.
Baked potato dip
Baked potato dip has always been a part of a side dish spread but has you ever thought of including it in your appetizer for the game day? Don’t go too simple this tailgate party and let your taste buds experience deliciousness with simple-to-make baked potato dip. Have it with nachos, chicken or crispy fried bacon to complete your tasteful menu of the game day.
Tortilla chips – give it a twist with flavored ones
Just don’t grab a pack of tortilla chips but make a bag full of flavored tortilla chips that will be a hit among your friends and family. Season the chips with the flavors of your choice and you can also try with fresh herbs, curry powder or garlic powder.