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4 Irresistible Game Day Recipes

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Want to go down in history as the best game day host ever? To be the real MVP, you have to serve the right recipes. From irresistible dips to fan favorite appetizers, game day food is all about dishes that have you coming back for more and more… and more. So, what’s the secret to game day success? Hellmann’s mayonnaise, of course! With a touch, dash or scoop of mayonnaise in all our favorite recipes, you can serve up championship-worthy food everyone will love. Plus, we’re continuing our mission to reduce food waste with tips that help you save food and simplify grocery shopping with each recipe. Check out our amazing appetizers below and gear up for your tastiest game day yet.

1. Spicy Beef Nachos

Spicy Beef Nachos


If spicy beef, fresh guacamole and cheesy goodness isn’t a game-winning combination, we don’t know what is! This taste-packed appetizer is a crispy, creamy, crunchy delight that is guaranteed to be the star of your game day buffet.


Food Waste Reducing Tips: Ground beef is typically sold in 1 lb. packs. You can either ask for a ½ pound at the meat counter so you have the exact amount you need or shape the unused half of the pack into a hamburger and freeze it for later. Plus, store the unused half of the jalapeno in the freezer and use later in a salsa or to top off that burger.

2. Creamy Onion Dip


Proving simple recipes can create the best dishes, this creamy classic is made with just three ingredients. Serve with an array of dippers like chips, pretzels and veggie spears for the ultimate variety.


Food Waste Reducing Tips: Just like our nachos, this recipe also contains sour cream, so save at the grocery store by purchasing a value-sized container. Plus, you don’t have to shop for different dippers for each dip you serve. Just pick a few of your favorites and feel free to mix and match with your array of dishes. Store any leftover dippers for future snack cravings.

3. Disappearing Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip


Why does this dip keep disappearing? Because everyone loves it so much! With football fans’ favorite flavor — buffalo sauce — and a creamy consistency that’s easier to eat than messy wings, this dip is a game day must-have.


Food Waste Reducing Tips: To get the most juice out of a lemon, microwave it for 10 seconds before cutting and squeezing. And since you only need about ¼ of a lemon for this dip, save the rest in plastic wrap for another recipe or slice up some thin slices to flavor your water.

4. Artichoke Dip

Artichoke Dip


Creamy, cheesy and baked to perfection, this flavorful dip is a game time staple. Plus, if you’re looking to switch things up, we offer five different variations to this delicious recipe to perfectly fit your taste.


Food Waste Reducing Tips: Since there are so many delicious ways to adjust this recipe, shop your fridge and pantry to find ingredients you already own that can spice up this dip. Plus, use the same garlic bulb from the Spicy Beef Nachos recipe to complete this dish and store any leftover cloves in a cool, dark location.