Game Day Nacho Inspired Recipes

Nachos are the perfect appetizer for football season! You can enjoy them tailgating, in the stadium or at home. They are easy to personalize and can be made into so many different flavor combinations. You can easily change up the meat based on what you already have in the fridge or freezer. We are lucky to live in a state that not only has a great football team but that also is so deeply rooted in farming. Making shopping for local meat, dairy and produce as easy as a stop at the local grocery store. In this post you will find recipes to make nachos that will knock the home teams socks off and other recipes featuring chips that will have your fans going wild!

Are you looking for the ultimate game day nacho recipes? Look no further!

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Just like the Number has the traditional ground beef taco meat recipe covered, no packet needed!

Crock Pot Tex Mex Chicken from Recipes that Crock is the perfect chicken recipe for nachos. And it can be made and served in the slow cooker, bonus!

Beyer Beware’s Beer Braised Crock Pot Pork is the perfect Mexican pork recipe.

The Magical Slow Cooker shows you how to make the perfect game day Nacho Bar including a recipe for nacho cheese, it’s not nachos without the cheese!

Nacho Bar from The Magical Slow Cooker

Here are some more recipes that would be great additions to your Nacho Bar!

Black Bean Corn Salad from Chasing Saturday’s.

Avocado Feta Dip from Walking the Off Beaten Path.

Homemade Chunky Salsa from Alarm Clock Wars.

Not feeling chips but still want nachos, no problem! Beyer Beware has you covered with these Totchos, Tater Tot Nachos.


The Farmwife Crafts has this awesome Doritos Taco Salad recipe that would make a great quick weeknight meal or addition to your game day spread.


Taco Bake is a family favorite at The Farmwife Cooks.

Taco Bake

Recipes That Crock has the perfect recipe to update taco night with Tex Mex Chicken Tacos.


And in case you are looking for a great soup recipe, The Farmwife Feeds has this yummy Taco Soup.


If you are looking for something a little lighter Basilmomma has you covered with this Tortilla Chip Casserole.


Wash it all down with this Colts Blue Spiked Lemonade recipe from The Farmwife Drinks.


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Game day nacho inspired recipes, perfect for tailgates, super bowl parties or football games!