While there’s nothing wrong with typical Super Bowl food per se—if you can’t get on board with guac and wings, keep walking —there is something kind of lame about offering to host then only serving bottles of Bud Ice and a few pies from Domino’s. This year, if you’re having people over, step your entertaining game with some stylish—and shockingly simple—game-day recipes.
From White Pizza with Buffalo Chicken to ginger beer margaritas, read on for 12 ways to make your Super Bowl party chic and—let’s be real—instagram-worthy.
#ByeDominos: Takeout has nothing on this White Pizza with Buffalo Chicken and Yogurt Ranch Dressing.
Ditch the greasy store-bought chicken and wow your guests with these harissa wings with herbed yogurt dipping sauce.
Recipe: Confessions of a Foodie
This elevated popcorn recipe uses rosemary, parmesan, garlic, and pepper.
Recipe: Five Heart Home
Stack serving trays high with these classic Filipino crispy garlic shortribs
Recipe: Andrew Zimmern
Instead of giant subs packed with slimy cold cuts, serve a platter of these mini spicy shrimp po' boys. Score.
Why serve a shrimp cocktail ring from the supermarket when you can make oven-roasted shrimp cocktail with sauces?
Recipe: The Candid Appetite
Skip the Bud Light and whip a few batches of these ginger beer margaritas.
Recipe: How Sweet It Is
Lighten up your chili by using lentils and pumpkin.
Recipe: Nourish Atelier
We all love Tostitos' hint of Lime chips but you can make your own baked version with way less fat.
Recipe: She Likes Food
Instead of snacks from from a bag, serve these Peppermint Bark Dipped Pretzels.
Recipe: Layers of Happiness
Switch up your sliders with these grilled thai spiced chicken versions with Sriracha mayo, bok choy, and fresh cilantro.
Recipe: Marla Meridith