If there’s one thing Chiefs fans know about (well, besides football), it’s barbecue. Kansas City is famed for its smoky, tangy slow-roasted meats, and we are here for it. Gather your Super Bowl 2020 party guests and dig into wings, ribs, burgers and all the sides—don’t worry, we included mac and cheese too. Ta-da: Ten Super Bowl recipes Chiefs fans will love.
1. HOMEMADE BARBECUE SAUCE
Let’s start with the basics: a tried-and-true barbecue sauce recipe from a Kansas City local.
2. BAKED MAC-AND-CHEESE BITES
What goes best with your K.C. barbecue? The side dish to end all side dishes. (And we made ’em bite-sized, because who needs forks?)
3. Oven-Baked Buffalo Wings
It’s not really a football game watch without some buffalo wings. (Don’t forget to make some extra sauce for dipping.)
4. CROCK-POT GRILLED FIERY HABANERO APRICOT BARBECUE RIBS
Put a spicy spin on your pork ribs for the big game and try this Crock-Pot version with habaneros.
5. Light and Tangy Coleslaw
Balance out the smoke and spice with bites of this sweet and crunchy coleslaw.
6. CRISPY BAKED CAULIFLOWER ‘WINGS’
Got a vegan on your couch? They won’t be left out of the fun, thanks to these smoky baked cauliflower “wings.”
7. Classic Potato Salad
If you’re all about the sides, you might want to make a double batch of this tasty potato salad with cucumbers and hard-boiled eggs.
8. Fried Chicken BLT with Jalapeño Honey
With this incredible chicken sandwich on the menu, no one will even be paying attention to the commercials.
9. Slow-Cooker Baked Beans
OK, we know K.C. folks are picky about their baked beans. If you’re an absolute beginner, here’s a basic slow-cooker recipe to get you started.
10. Bison Burger Sliders with Whiskey Onions
We’re gonna go ahead and take a second helping of Aida Mollenkamp’s whiskey onions. Wait, a third.