20 Recipes for the Super Bowl for Two People

nachos with tomatoes, cilantro, onion, tortilla chips, chicken, and jalapenos
Photo: bd.weld

Watching the Super Bowl from the comfort of your own couch this year? These recipes are perfect for the Super Bowl, and they each make just two servings — sparing you the extra leftovers and dishes that come with hosting a big watch party. Find All-American favorites like burgers, wings, and hot dogs. Or try lighter alternatives like this grilled chicken salad or this vegetarian grilled pizza. Top if all off with a beer float, and you'll have a night in to remember. Discover 20 food ideas for the Super Bowl that serve just two people.

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Baked Chicken Wings

baked chicken wings next to salad
Kim's Cooking Now

These five-ingredient chicken wings couldn't be easier to make — simply toss them in seasoning and oil and bake until crispy. "I also used this for drumsticks and they came out great and in the same amount of time," suggests reviewer Wendy Douglass.

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Individual Grilled Veggie Pizzas

Individual Grilled Veggie Pizzas
Allrecipes Magazine

Forget ordering pizza for delivery — grill your own individually-portioned pizzas and load them up with your favorite toppings. "No matter what combination of veggies you use, this is going to be good," says reviewer Jillian. "This is a great base to get creative and use what you may have on hand or fresh from your garden."

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Sausage-Stuffed Eggplant

stuffed eggplant next to pasta

"A local winery/restaurant serves a stuffed eggplant appetizer that is so delicious. While trying to duplicate it at home, I found this to be one of our favorite eggplant dinners," says recipe creator Tanya Belt. "Be sure to select an eggplant that is smooth, blemish-free and kind of heavy for its size."

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Philly-Style Chicken Cheese Steak

Philly cheesesteak with onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, chicken, and cheese

This regional favorite is perfect game-watching food. "Depending on who you ask, this sandwich may or may not be authentic Philly style, but it is fantastic," says recipe creator Scott K.

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Gorgonzola Stuffed Chicken Breasts Wrapped in Bacon

Gorgonzola Stuffed Chicken Breasts Wrapped in Bacon

Dress up a traditional chicken breast by wrapping it in bacon and stuffing it with a creamy gorgonzola cheese mixture.

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Chicken Enchilada Nachos

nachos with tomatoes, cilantro, onion, tortilla chips, chicken, and jalapenos

It wouldn't be game day without nachos, and this recipe is made to feed exactly two people. Reviewer bd.weld says, "You can't ask for much more, quick, easy and flavorful."

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Aloha Chicken Burgers

Aloha Chicken Burgers
Carla December

Bring the taste of the tropics to your Super Bowl viewing with these Hawaiian-inspired burgers. Chicken breasts are marinated in soy sauce, brushed with Teriyaki, and grilled. Don't forget to top it all with a slice of pineapple!

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Beer Floats

two glasses of stout foaming over with scoops of vanilla or coffee ice cream
Chef John

Beer is a given at any sporting event or watch party, but this float takes everyone's drink of choice to a new level. "Here I pair coffee ice cream with stout and vanilla, the safest option, with a Belgian raspberry sour (or any fruity beer)," says Chef John.

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Stuffed Tomatoes

tight shot of cheese stuffed tomatoes
Cat Lady Cyndi

Fresh, ripe tomatoes are stuffed with bread crumbs, Cheddar cheese, and sausage, and baked until warm and toasty.

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Bourbon Street New York Strip Steak

strip steak with roasted baby potatoes

Why go to a steakhouse to watch the game when you can imitate steakhouse-quality strip steak in your own home? Here two boneless New York strip steaks are marinated in bourbon and brown sugar.

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Pickle Brine Chicken

Pickle Brine Chicken
Chef John

"There aren't a lot of great uses for leftover pickle juice...Like most brined recipes, the payoff is in the texture and moisture content and not necessarily in the taste. Having said that, these did have a nice little twang," says Chef John.

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Strawberry Basil Margarita

Strawberry Basil Margarita
Michael Alpizar

Put your feet up and enjoy one of these margs made with fresh strawberries and basil as you watch the game. "This was so delicious," says reviewer AngielItaliano. "The basil really enhances the flavor of the strawberries."

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Grilled Salmon Sandwich with Dill Sauce

Grilled Salmon Sandwich with Dill Sauce
Angela F

According to recipe creator cathy a., this recipe also tastes great cold if you choose to make it ahead of time. "I don't think I've ever had salmon and bacon together and wow what a perfect pair," says reviewer CookinBug. "The dill sauce was a perfect compliment."

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Pineapple Teriyaki Burgers

Pineapple Teriyaki Burgers
Baking Nana

What's the secret ingredient to these tropically-inspired burgers? Fresh ginger!

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All-American Burger Dog

All-American Burger Dog

Chef John has created the ultimate fusion of two classic game day eats: Burgers and hot dogs. Reviewer Jillian describes it as, "Great recipe for a classic burger that just happens to be shaped like a hot dog!"

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Grilled Zucchini Pizza with Goat Cheese

Grilled Zucchini Pizza with Goat Cheese
Photo by Jamie Justice Yost.

This low-carb take on pizza is made with a zucchini half as the base. "I don't have a grill, so I sliced the zucchini (and a yellow squash I had) into 'planks' and lined them up on an oiled cookie sheet," says reviewer Jamie Justice Yost.

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Fab Summer Blackened Chicken Salad

salad with grilled chicken, avocado, lettuce, tomatoes, and olives

We know Super Bowl foods are normally deep-fried or grilled, but it's nice to throw a salad in the mix. Thanks to the blackened chicken and fresh avocado, this salad is hearty enough to make a meal.

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Jessica's Steak Oscar

Photo by Jim P.

Keep it classy with this upscale steakhouse favorite: steak oscar. Broiled filets are topped with buttery crab meat, asparagus, and Bearnaise sauce.

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Honey-Sriracha Air Fryer Wings

Honey-Sriracha Air Fryer Wings
France C

The air fryer creates crispy wings that are then tossed in a sweet-heat sauce no one can resist.

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Bacon-Wrapped Double Dogs

hot dog wrapped in bacon with relish in bun
Chef John

Two hot dogs are fused together with "bacon-binding technology" as Chef John puts it. "Who knew hot dogs could be elevated to another level and so simply," raves reviewer redstorm_.

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