Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan or simply looking for an excuse to eat good food, we can all agree that tailgating is hard to beat. Here, 35 tailgating food ideas and recipes that’ll make you wish football season would never end. We’ll bring the bacon guac; you bring the buffalo cauliflower.
35 Tailgating Food Ideas That Are Total Winners
15. Mini Apple Tarts
A fall dessert favorite, but bite-size.
27. Italian Pinwheels
They’re like portable, bite-size charcuterie boards.
28. Katsu Bites With Chipotle-gochujang Sauce
Aside from being highly dippable, these adult chicken nuggets happen to go great with beer.
32. Pimento Cheese
This Southern specialty is equally tasty on celery sticks, crackers or even pork rinds.
34. Spicy Pineapple Prosciutto Tarts
They’re like a Hawaiian pizza, but way more crowd-pleasing.
35. Spicy Avocado Hummus
If hummus and guacamole had a (very delicious) baby. Pack pita and tortilla chips to win the tailgate.