I’ll be honest. I’d rather watch Downton Abbey than the Super Bowl. However, this Sunday we’ll be watching the game…. which leads me to this little list of delicious food that serves a whole bunch of people if you find yourself throwing together a Super Bowl Shindig this weekend. I love all of these because you can double or triple them and freeze leftovers or send them home with your guests!
1. Smoky Chicken Chili : set up the toppings bar and serve this off the stove. It is SO good, and relatively healthy, too!
2. Pulled Pork Tacos : I like to serve this with a pot of black & pinto beans, bagged spanish rice mix and roasted bell peppers and red onion (cut in chunks, olive oil, salt and pepper, 400 for 20 minutes). I can’t find a boneless pork shoulder, so I use bone in and increase the ‘rub’ ingredients and cook time. DELICIOUS.
3. Chicken Corn Chowder : Winner winner chicken dinner. A big bowl of yum. This is a great ‘take to a friend’ meal, too. Serve out of mugs with a big salad on the side.
Two quick new recipes for you:
(Not So) Fancy Salad
1 bag Mixed Spring Greens OR 1 bag Romaine Lettuce (or half of both, or spinach, etc.)
½ cup craisins
4 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped
3-4 scallions (white and green parts), sliced thin OR 1/4 c. slivered red onion
Poppy Seed Dressing (I like Brianna’s- drizzle in some balsamic vinegar if you’re feeling crazy!)
Place Greens in a large serving bowl. Top with craisins, feta, pecans and scallions. Add a few tablespoons of dressing and start tossing the salad, slowly adding in more dressing to your liking.
All amounts are approximate! It’s really the flavors that you want to mix- just add however much you need for who you’re serving. Each bag of lettuce serves about 5 people. If you are short on time, prepackaged toasted almonds or glazed walnuts/pecans work well.
Granny Boyd’s Doctored Up Cornbread
makes a 9×13 pan, serves 10-12