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Super Bowl Snacks

21 Fresh, Easy Snacks for the Super Bowl


Super Bowl parties don't need to be laden with processed food – use the recipes below to make delicious Super Bowl snacks like fresh guacamole and other delights that use seasonal ingredients, many of which are available locally, depending on where you are. Homemade potato chips anyone?

1. Best Homemade Potato Chips

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See how easy it is to make delicious, fresh, homemade potato chips! You can salt them to taste, and even add black pepper and other spices.

2. Cauliflower Pakora

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These Cauliflower Pakora are an easy, baked version of the Indian classic fritter. They are made with a simple chickpea flour batter and are at their very most delicious when served with Cilantro Mint Chutney.

3. Cheese Puffs

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These are neon orange puffs out of the bag, these are warm, cheesy, crusty, soft-in-the-middle delights.

4. Chile Cilantro Guacamole

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Try guacamole with roasted chiles and fresh cilantro – it's a great twist from the classic tomatoes and onions. Plus see how to make it ahead and keep it green.

5. Colorful Beet Chips

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Add color to your Superbowl snacks with these crisp homemade beet chips. Thinly cut beets are sweet, earthy, and crisp when fried like potato chips. Serve them the same day they are made, sprinkled with coarse sea salt.

6. French Fries

Homemade French Fries
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Fresh potatoes become crisp French fries with lovely fluffy interiors with the proper treatment. See how easy it is to make lovely hot and crunchy homemade French fries with this step-by-step guide.

7. Garlicky Potato Dip

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Working garlic and potato together with good quality olive oil creates an amazingly delicious dip (or spread) that is particularly good on toasted pita bread or pita chips.

8. Kale Chips

Kale Chips
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Baked kale chips are weirdly addictive - especially if you give them a nice sprinkle of crunchy salt. They are easy to make ahead, just be careful not to over-bake them, they crisp up and continue cooking for a bit when you take them out of the oven.


9. Lentil Shallot Spread

Lentil Shallot Spread
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Caramelized shallots add incredible sweetness and deep flavor to humble lentils, creating an amazingly delicious spread. It has such a rich and meaty flavor that people won't believe is vegetarian.

10. Oysters, Barbecued

BBQ Oysters
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A quick trip to the grill or under the broiler and a brushing of bbq sauce turns fresh oysters - in season in much of the country in the dead of winter - into slurpable treats.
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