Sliders, wings, and more Super Bowl team-themed snacks

Saturday's Taste of the NFL Charity Event will combine classic recipes from the cities of both Super Bowl teams. Executive chef of New York City's Tribeca Grill, Stephen Lewandowski will be the chef representing the Giants and Steve DiFillippo of Davio's in Boston will be the chef representing the Patriots. Try some of their delicious tailgate recipes as you prepare for the Super Bowl!

Learn more about Saturday night's Taste of the NFL Charity Event here: http://www.tasteofthenfl.com/

Grilled Tuscan bread and charred pepper sauce

Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (plus extra for bread)
    • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
    • 1/2 cup canned tomatoes, diced
    • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers (canned), diced
    • 2 tablespoons toasted almonds
    • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
    • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
    • 1 baguette, cut on the bias into 1/2 inch slices
    • Salt and pepper to taste

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Crab and avocado fritters and spiced mayo

Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon minced red bell pepper
    • 1 tablespoon minced yellow bell pepper
    • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
    • 2 tablespoons diced avocado
    • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
    • 1/4 teaspoon sriracha sauce
    • Zest from 1 lemon
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons spiced mayo (recipe below)
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 tablespoons panko bread crumbs
    • 8 ounces jumbo lump crabmeat
    • 2 cups plain dry breadcrumbs
    • Oil for deep frying
  • Spiced mayo

    • 3/4 cup prepared mayo
    • Zest of 1 lemon
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons sriracha sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon chopped chives

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Cheddar stuffed bratwurst

Ingredients

  • Sauerkraut

    • 8 ounces prepared sauerkraut
    • 2 ounces kielbasa, diced
    • 1/2 small white onion, sliced
    • 3/4 cup beer
    • 1/4 teaspoon caraway seed
    • 2 juniper berries
  • Bratwurst

    • 2 Schaller & Weber Cheddar Stuffed Bratwurst
    • 3/4 cup beer
    • 3/4 cup water
  • For serving

    • 1/2 cup sauerkraut
    • 2 tablespoons grain mustard
    • 2 potato hoagie rolls

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"Super" meatball sliders
Servings:

Serves 12

Ingredients

    • 1 medium white onion, diced
    • 3 large eggs
    • 3/4 cup milk
    • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
    • 1 tablespoon dried basil
    • 1/2 pound brioche bread, diced
    • 3 ounces parmesan cheese, grated
    • 2 pounds ground beef
    • 4 ounces ground chorizo
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 quart tomato sauce (purchased or homemade)
    • 24 Portuguese muffins or potato rolls
    • 1 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced

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Davio's style wings

Ingredients

    • 12 chicken wings
    • 1/2 cup ketchup
    • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 6 tablespoons packed brown sugar-divided
    • 2 tablespoons paprika
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper

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Fresh pasta chips

Ingredients

    • 1 pound fresh pasta sheets* (flavored pastas are optional)
    • 1 quart- 1/2 galllon canola oil
    • Additional finely chopped fresh chives for garnish

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Roasted eggplant dip

Ingredients

    • 3 large eggplant, peeled & cubed
    • 1 each onions, diced
    • 16 ounce can San Marzano or plum tomatoes
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 1 ounce fresh oregano
    • 1/4 cup red wine
    • Salt and pepper to taste

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Braised beef short rib sliders

Ingredients

    • 5 pounds boneless short ribs
    • 3 carrots
    • 5 celery stalks
    • 2 medium white onions
    • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
    • 3 cups port wine
    • 5 quarts beef stock or veal
    • 1/2 cup tomato paste
    • 1 bunch fresh thyme
    • 5 bay leaves
    • 4 tablespoons canola oil
    • Kosher salt to taste
    • Ground black pepper to taste

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Mac and cheese spring rolls

Ingredients

    • 8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
    • 2 cups shredded gruyere chesse
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 1 cup cream
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 1 egg whisked for an egg wash
    • 16 8x8 spring roll wrappers

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