Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Football Lovers
Whether you're watching live at the stadium or in your living room with friends, no football tailgate or game is complete without a classic slow-cooked dish. Die-hard football fans deserve all-star appetizers. Capture that same spirit that's echoing the stands in one of these tasty recipes and you'll have the whole squad cheering. And if it's a collegiate football team you're rooting for, be sure to find your customized Collegiate Crock-Pot® Cook & Carry™ Slow Cooker with your school's logo on it.
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Not only is this one of the simplest recipes for your slow cooker, it's also one of the tastiest.
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 1/4 cup milk or half and half
- 1 bag chopped spinach
- 14 ounces artichokes, quartered and drained
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella.
Cover the bottom and insides of your slow cooker with a liner. Combine all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and gently stir. Cook on high heat for 2 hours or until the cheese has completely melted. Stir one final time to ensure the dip is blended. Serve with a snack for dipping and enjoy!
Honey Barbeque Chicken Wings
Chicken wings are a staple of every sporting event and these honey barbeque wings are sure to be a crowd favorite.
- 3 pounds chicken wings
- 1 1/2 cups barbeque sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 teaspoons mustard
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce.
Broil chicken wings on a sheet pan in the oven for 10-15 minutes, turning once. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the honey barbeque sauce. Transfer broiled chicken to your slow cooker and cover them with the sauce. Cook on low for 3-4 hours or on high for 1 1/2 - 2 hours.
Honey Garlic Meatballs
You can't go wrong with this sweet twist on the classic meatball - with just a few ingredients, you can create a gourmet appetizer.
- 1 bag full cooked, frozen meatballs
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup honey
- 3 cloves minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce.
Mix together the ketchup, brown sugar, honey, soy sauce and garlic in a bowl. Place the frozen meatballs in your slow cooker and add the sauce, stirring so that each meatball is evenly covered. Cook on low heat for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.