By Steve Koehler
The Super Bowl means Super Eating and we went to our favorite freelance food writer, Juliana Goodwin, for some side dish ideas that are a great compliment to any Super Bowl eats table.
These quick dips work with any main dish, be it chicken wings or meatballs. The dips stress two important points: the ingredient list is simple and the recipe is easy to follow.
Also, check out the accompanying video with a BBQ pulled pork flat bread idea that is absolutely delicious.
So, enjoy the game and these fantastic dips. And look for Juliana’s work in the Joplin Globe among other regional newspaper.
From start to finish, this Chili Dip only takes 10 minutes so it’s an easy game day option. It’s delicious, too.
1 (15-ounce) can chili with beans
1 1/2 cups Velveeta
1 cup chipotle salsa
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup taco cheese or mild cheddar
Cut Velveeta into big cubes. In a medium pot, mix the chili, Velveeta and salsa. It is important you use chipotle because it adds a smoky flavor to the dish. Heat the chili, Velveeta and salsa on medium until the Velveeta melts, about 5 minutes. Stir in sour cream and heat through. Place in a bowl and garnish with cheese. Serve with tortilla chips.
For something totally different, try her Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Feta Dip. This is inspired by the Mediterranean and is super easy.
1 cup feta cheese with garlic
1 cup roasted red bell peppers
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 ¼ cups Italian style shredded cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
I use roasted red bell peppers in jar. Drain the peppers and then place in a food processor. Add feta cheese and process until it’s combined and chopped.
Transfer to a baking dish or shallow pie pan. Stir in mayonnaise and half the Italian style cheese into the dip until combined. Top with remaining cheese. Bake 15-20 minutes, until bubbling. Serve with crackers or thin slices of toasted French bread.
Pulled Pork BBQ Flat Bread video