6 Game-Day Favorites That Are Even Better As Dips

Celebrate the big game with Food Network's party-ready dip recipes inspired by game-day classics, like Buffalo chicken dip and Supreme Pizza Dip.

FNK TACO DIP **Game Day/Super Bowl Food Network Kitchen Food Network Vegetable Oil, Ground Beef, Taco Seasoning, Tomato Paste, Black Beans, Sour Cream, Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Iceberg Lettuce, Black Olives, Pickled Jalapenos, Tortilla Chips

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

FNK TACO DIP **Game Day/Super Bowl Food Network Kitchen Food Network Vegetable Oil, Ground Beef, Taco Seasoning, Tomato Paste, Black Beans, Sour Cream, Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Tomato, Iceberg Lettuce, Black Olives, Pickled Jalapenos, Tortilla Chips

When football fans arrive at your house in droves on Sunday, forget serving them composed, sit-down dishes that’ll hinder their cheering and jeering. Instead, transform game-day classics into innovative, easy-to-eat dips that say no to forks.

Tacos Instead of Taco Dip

Instead of using the store-bought taco seasoning packets to make full-fledged tacos, go for another game-day favorite: Taco Dip. Complete with beef, beans and everything you would load into your taco, it’s a football-party winner made for crunchy tortilla chips.

Food Network Supreme Pizza Dip

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Marshall Troy , FOOD NETWORK : 2012,Television Food Network,G.P.

Food Network Supreme Pizza Dip

Out-of-the-Box Pizza Dip

Calling upon the delivery man sure is easy, but it’s not the most-creative party approach. Load everything you love about your go-to slice into this hearty Supreme Pizza Dip, a saucy, cheese-stringing and pepperoni-scattered dish best served with garlicky toasts.

Hearty Chili, No Bowls About It

If you serve chili by the bowl, it’s going to go fast. Extend the goods by presenting them in dip form. This prodigious 8-Layer Chicken Chili Dip has everything you love about your favorite chili bowl, and it’s all scooped up chip by chip.

Food Network Creamy Greek Salad Dip

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Marshall Troy, FOOD NETWORK : 2012,Television Food Network,G.P.

Food Network Creamy Greek Salad Dip

A Big Fat Greek Dip

Greek salads don’t scream “party,” but this Greek Salad Layered Dip sure does. Simply layer all the standard Greek salad toppings, like tomatoes, red onions and olives, over a cool yogurt dip with cucumber and feta cheese for a scoopable party app that’s lighter than other game-day picks.

Food Network Kitchen's Lightened-Up Slow-Cooker Chicken Buffalo Dip for Food Network

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Food Network Kitchen's Lightened-Up Slow-Cooker Chicken Buffalo Dip for Food Network

Off-the-Bone Buffalo Chicken

A lot of football fans will be found nibbling Buffalo chicken off the bone come game day, but this Lightened-Up Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip takes a different approach. Surprisingly it comes with the same big flavor, but with fewer calories and less fat.

Diner-Style Sandwich, Now As a Dip

Though a melty diner-style Reuben is perhaps one of the best things between sliced bread, its ingredients also make for a killer dip. Served with rye bread toasts or crackers, Food Network Kitchen’s 5-Layer Reuben Dip comes with Swiss, sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, coleslaw and homemade dressing. The best part is that you can make the dip a day before to cut prep time on game day.

Check out more game-day dip recipes from our friends:

The Heritage Cook: Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Dishing with Divya: Boiled Peanuts Hummus

In Jennie’s Kitchen: Hummus, 4 Ways

Napa Farmhouse 1885: Artichoke & Olive Dip

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