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Budget-Friendly Super Bowl Recipes

Budget-Friendly Super Bowl Recipes

It’s almost time for the biggest football game of the year! And whether you’re rooting for your favorite team or just tuning in to watch the halftime show🫣, the best part about Super Bowl Sunday is definitely the food! So today we’re sharing over 25 budget-friendly Super Bowl Recipes that are perfect for small gatherings or for feeding a crowd; including buffalo chicken dip, sliders, chicken wings, and more. No matter the final score, we’re certain everyone will have a good time with these crowd-pleasing game day recipes!

Collage of six budget-friendly Super Bowl Recipes.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Overhead view of a the buffalo chicken dip surrounded by crackers and vegetables.

Creamy, tangy, spicy, and oh so delicious! This super easy buffalo chicken dip is perfect for dipping, and so much more.

5 from 5 votes

$9.35 recipe / $1.17 serving
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We’re kicking things off with the ultimate fan-favorite Super Bowl recipe, Buffalo Chicken Dip! It’s a classic, must-have, party appetizer that’s always popular at football games and family gatherings. You only need a few simple ingredients to make it and its great served with chips, crackers, or even veggies!

Sliders

Sliders

Side view of individual sliders on a wooden cutting board.

This easy recipe for sliders is great for feeding a crowd at parties, potlucks, tailgates, or just for a quick weeknight meal.

3.75 from 4 votes

$16.11 recipe / $2.69 serving
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These super-tasty hamburger Sliders are the perfect way to feed a crowd! They’re made by the dozen and are great for parties, potlucks, and game days!

Buffalo Wings

Buffalo Wings

overhead view of buffalo wings on a white platter with celery and white sauce.

This buffalo wing recipe has all the great flavor of classic fried wings with none of the mess of deep frying.

5 from 1 vote

$12.24 recipe / $3.06 serving
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Of course you’ve gotta have some classic recipes for the big game like these Buffalo Wings! They’re spicy, saucy, and baking them in the oven makes the process so easy!

7 Layer Dip

7 Layer Dip

Overhead view of 7 layer dip in a glass casserole dish with a napkin, chips, and lime wedges on the side.

This easy 7 Layer Dip is the perfect appetizer for parties, football games, and gatherings. No cooking needed and it feeds a large crowd!

$16.72 recipe / $1.11 serving
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When you need a quick party appetizer that tastes good, is easy to make, and feeds a large crowd…this Tex-Mex 7 Layer Dip is the one to make!!

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Close up overhead view of a skillet full of spinach artichoke dip with tortilla chips dipped into it.

This creamy and flavorful Spinach Artichoke Dip recipe is made with three types of cheese and is the perfect appetizer for any party or gathering.

4.75 from 12 votes

$9.73 recipe / $1.62 serving
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Seriously, who doesn’t love a good spinach dip appetizer?! This Spinach Artichoke Dip is made with lots of cheese, a creamy homemade sauce, and a little splash of hotness to tingle your taste buds. It’s SO good and a must-have for game day!

Crispy Baked Beef Tacos

Baked Beef Tacos

A glass casserole dish filled with baked beef and black bean tacos, with toppings in bowls on the sides

Baked Beef Tacos are a fast and easy way to take Taco Tuesday to the next level and is the perfect fast and easy weeknight meal.

4.96 from 50 votes

$8.88 recipe / $1.78 serving
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Listen, you had me at tacos!! Tacos are one of my absolute favorite foods and these Baked Beef Tacos with seasoned beef and black bean filling will be the first thing I grab on game day!

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Close up side view of shredded buffalo chicken in the slow cooker with tongs

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken is tender, juicy, tangy, and rich all at the same time! Perfect for sandwiches, nachos, salads, pizza, and more.

4.91 from 22 votes

$12.65 recipe / $1.58 serving
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This Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken is always a favorite at potlucks and parties. Our version goes a step further and uses ranch seasoning which adds a huge burst of flavor to the sauce and makes it even more delicious!

Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers

Super close up view of jalapeño poppers on a plate with a bowl of ranch.

The perfect easy appetizer for New Year’s Eve, tailgating parties, or the big game, this Jalapeño Popper recipe is a spicy, cheesy home run!

5 from 2 votes

$3.94 recipe / $0.66 serving
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Is there anything better than a cheesy, creamy, spicy flavor combo? I think not. These Jalapeño Poppers are easy enough for a beginner to make (no deep frying!) and delicious enough that you’ll have no regrets.

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

Close up overhead view of cowboy caviar in a bowl with chips on the side.

Cowboy Caviar is a deliciously fresh bean salad with a colorful mix of beans and vegetables, plus a zesty lime dressing.

4.88 from 55 votes

$5.30 recipe / $0.53 serving
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You’ll definitely steal the show at the party when you make this super fresh and colorful Cowboy Caviar! It’s an easy salsa-type salad that can be served as a chunky dip with chips and only takes 20 minutes to prep!

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

Loaded Smashed Potatoes

overhead view of loaded smashed potatoes on the baking sheet

These loaded smashed potatoes are boiled until tender and fluffy, baked until golden and crispy, and piled high with toppings!

5 from 7 votes

$4.97 recipe / $0.99 serving
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If you’ve never had smashed potatoes before, let’s just say you’re totally missing out! These Loaded Smashed Potatoes are boiled, smashed, and baked until crispy, then loaded with all of your favorite toppings.

Guacamole

Guacamole

close up of guacamole in the bowl with a chip.

The fresh flavor of homemade guacamole can’t be beat! This simple avocado dip is creamy, zesty, and so deliciously fresh.

5 from 4 votes

$6.70 recipe / $0.67 serving
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Give me some chips and a bowl of guac any day!! This easy homemade Guacamole recipe only takes a few minutes to make and the fresh flavor is so good.

Easy Fish Tacos With Cumin Lime Slaw

Easy Fish Tacos with Cumin Lime Slaw

Fish tacos on a platter with toppings on the sides

These super easy Fish Tacos with Cumin Lime Slaw are light, fresh, and the perfect quick dinner for hot summer nights, or any night!

4.94 from 32 votes

$9.17 recipe / $2.29 serving
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Make sure you give your guests plenty of options to choose from and make these Easy Fish Tacos to add to your menu for the big game! They’re easy, fresh, and so delicious!

Baked Chicken Wings

Baked Chicken Wings

A platter full of baked chicken wings, celery, and two dipping sauces

These delicious and crispy baked chicken wings are easy enough for even inexperienced cooks, and are the perfect snack for game day.

5 from 7 votes

$10.35 recipe / $3.45 serving
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Baked Chicken Wings – They’re incredibly simple to make and they can be enjoyed plain or drenched in your favorite sauce.

BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Close up of one slice of BBQ Chicken Pizza being pulled away from the pie

Get the classic BBQ Chicken Pizza recipe, plus other fun toppings you can add that pair well with BBQ and make your pizza even more flavorful.

5 from 7 votes

$5.43 recipe / $1.36 serving
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BBQ Chicken Pizza is a classic party food with its sweet and tangy BBQ sauce, bits of juicy chicken, creamy cheese, and savory onions. And it can be sliced into different serving sizes for your guests.

CLassic Homemade Chili

Homemade Chili Recipe

Overhead view of a bowl full of chili with toppings and a spoon in the center.

This is the BEST homemade chili recipe is the ultimate comfort food and is made with simple ingredients like ground beef, beans, and tomatoes.

4.90 from 150 votes

$9.28 recipe / $1.55 serving
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Everyone loves a good Homemade Chili recipe to enjoy while watching football games. It’s easy to serve at parties and you can allow guests to customize it with their own toppings!

Queso Fundido

Queso Fundido

Overhead shot of Queso Fundido in a cast iron pan with a hand dipping a chip into it.

If you’re looking for a smash hit appetizer that’s easy to make and feeds loads of people, you definitely need to try this simple recipe for unctuous Queso Fundido.

5 from 2 votes

$10.60 recipe / $1.33 serving
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If there’s one recipe that’s sure to bring a crowd together, it’s definitely a good cheese dip! Queso Fundido is a simple recipe made with Mexican chorizo and melted cheese and is always a hit!

Slow Cooker PUlled POrk

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Three pulled pork sandwiches with pickles on a wooden cutting board.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is an easy way to cook the most tender and juicy pork ever. It’s great on tacos, sandwiches, burritos and more.

4.38 from 8 votes

$9.48 recipe / $1.19 serving
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You’ll be surprised just how tender and juicy this Slow Cooker Pulled Pork recipe is after it’s cooked low and slow. It’s perfect for BBQ sandwiches, nachos or any potluck or party meal.

Homemade French Onion Dip

French Onion Dip

Overhead view of a bowl of French Onion Dip with a chip in the side and chips all around.

This creamy and tangy French Onion Dip is full of caramelized onions and perfect for parties, game day, or as a burger or sandwich spread. 

$2.85 recipe / $0.48 serving
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French Onion Dip is a classic party dip and it tastes even better made homemade with caramelized onions.

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Ranch Oyster Crackers

Overhead photo of ranch oyster crackers in a white serving bowl.

Ranch Oyster Crackers are an easy and delicious snack made with just 5 ingredients. They’re perfect for parties, football games, and more!

5 from 3 votes

$4.71 recipe / $0.39 serving
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Heads up…you’ll probably want to make a double batch of these rich & buttery Ranch Oyster Crackers! This small and delicious snack is made with just 5 ingredients, it’s absolutely perfect for parties, and will be gone in minutes. Trust me!

Crab Dip

Crab Dip

Overhead shot of crab dip.

This creamy, spicy crab dip is so good you’ll be pushing a cracker into the corners of your serving dish to scoop up the last schmear! It comes together in three easy steps and you can serve it hot or cold.

5 from 3 votes

$5.07 recipe / $0.63 serving
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Ten minutes is all you’ll need to make this super simple Crab Dip recipe. It can be served hot or cold and goes great with crackers, toasted bread, chips, and raw vegetables.

Stromboli

Stromboli

Overhead view of slices of stromboli around a bowl of pizza sauce.

Stromboli is a fun way to change up pizza night. Fill, roll, bake, then slice your pizza for the perfect finger food or appetizer!

4.79 from 23 votes

$6.62 recipe / $0.66 per slice
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You’ve gotta have some type of pizza on the menu for game day! This Stromboli is a great party appetizer and that’s fun to eat plain or dipped into your favorite marinara sauce.

Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos

Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos

For the perfect Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos, layer your chips and toppings for the perfect chip-to-topping ratio. BudgetBytes.com

For the perfect Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos, layer your chips and toppings for the perfect chip-to-topping ratio. The ultimate comfort food! 

4.92 from 36 votes

$6.36 recipe / $1.59 serving
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Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos – Crispy tortilla chips are topped with seasoned black beans and your favorite toppings for a simple, easy, black bean recipe that’s perfect for parties and gatherings!

Homemade Chex Mix

Homemade Chex Mix

Close up of spicy chex mix on the baking sheet

This Chex Mix is an easy homemade snack mix with just the right combination of salty, crunchy, and spicy flavors.

5 from 5 votes

$3.31 recipe / $0.55 serving
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Homemade Chex Mix is a classic salty, crunchy party snack that’s super easy to make and way less expensive than store-bought Chex mix. It’s also easy to customize and a simple grab-and-go finger food at parties!

Beer Cheese Dip

Beer Cheese Dip

An overhead view of a hand swirling a pretzel crisp into a white bowl of beer cheese dip that's surrounded by an assortment of pretzels, a glass cup of beer, a wooden cutting board topped with apple slices, and a small bowl of pretzel salt.

Looking for a melted cheese appetizer that’s sure to be the hit of the party? You’ll love the unique taste cheddar gives this Beer Cheese Dip!

$3.95 RECIPE / $0.66 SERVING
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This easy Beer Cheese Dip recipe combines two casual party staples (Beer! Cheese!) into one creamy, decadent cheese dip!

Chicken Nachos

Chicken Nachos

Overhead shot of sheet pan chicken nachos with sliced jalapeño, avocado, and cilantro.

This is THE BEST chicken nacho recipe! What’s not to love about crispy corn chips loaded with succulent chicken breast and melted cheese?

4 from 2 votes

$14.83 recipe / $1.85 serving
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Yes to these crunchy, salty, and cheesy Chicken Nachos!! It includes crispy corn chips, succulent chicken breast, tangy melted cheese and sour cream. What’s not to love?!

Hot Corn Dip

Hot Corn Dip

Overhead view of several chips dipped into a dish full of hot corn dip

This creamy, cheesy hot corn dip will be the star of the show at your next party, gathering, or BBQ. Easy to double for larger crowds!

4.50 from 10 votes

$5.14 recipe / $0.86 serving
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If you like chips and queso, then you’re going to love this Hot Corn Dip. It’s a super creamy, cheesy, slightly spicy dip that you won’t be able to stop dunking chips into.

Pizza Roll Ups

Pizza Roll Ups

Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Pizza Roll Ups are the perfect last minute appetizer or indulgent snack on busy days! BudgetBytes.com

Forget frozen pizza rolls! These Pizza Roll Ups are the perfect last minute appetizer or indulgent snack on busy days! 

5 from 6 votes

$3.71 recipe / $0.93 serving
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I mean who doesn’t love a good tortilla roll up at parties? These Pizza Roll Ups are perfect as a last minute appetizer and you can get creative by adding your favorite pizza toppings!

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