NFL Football Party Buffet With Some Quick Pick Up Menu Ideas

An NFL Football party is a sure thing when you've got all the right foods on your buffet. You can theme your buffet hanging on which teams are playing in the game you'll be watching at the party or you can stick to some classic menu items.

When you are looking for classic party foods for the NFL Football party think chips and queso sauce. A good cheese sauce is all the rage at your party. You can mix in a can of chili for some really beefy sauce. Spicy Buffalo wings are always a hit at a party with the guys. You can further add to the party with a simple platter of cubed meats and cheeses. A hot pot filled with cocktail wieners in bbq sauce is a great little bite on the go when the game is on commercial. The main buffet course can be Tamale Pie and Chicken Quesadillas.

Tamale Pie

For this beefy NFL Football party dish you'll need the following ingredients: Vegetable cooking spray, 1 medium chopped white onion, 2 small minced Garlic cloves, 1 1/2 pound Ground beef, 1 teaspoon Dried oregano, 1/4 teaspoon Crushed hot red pepper, 1/2 teaspoon Ground cumin, 16 ounces Can pinto beans drain / rinse, 16 ounces Can crushed tomatoes, 1/2 cup Corn kernels, 3/4 teaspoon Salt, 3/8 teaspoon black pepper, 3/4 cup Yellow cornmeal, and 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack.

Begin your NFL Football party main course by spraying a non-stick skillet with the cooking oil and placing the chopped meals in to cook on medium high. Stir often. When the onions start to turn brown, add the garlic and cook for one minute more. Mix in the ground beef and brown.

When the beef is browned add oregano, hot pepper, and cumin. Next add the pinto beans, tomatoes, corn, salt and pepper.

Turn meat to medium low and simmer uncoovered. Remove from the heat. In a medium saucepan bring 1 c cups water to a boil. While this is heating, mix cornmeal, salt and pepper. Slowly mix in c cup of cold water until smooth. Next, pour the wet cornmeal into the boiling water on the stove. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until cornmeal is almost tender and mixture is thick.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cooking oil on a square baking dish. Pour the beef mixture into the dish. Spread cornmeal mixture on top to all edges of pan. Sprinkle with the cheddar jack cheeses. Pop the NFL Football dish into the oven and cook for 30 minutes or until crust is set and dry.

You'll love this NFL Football party dish and the guests will too! Make sure to set out plenty of paper goods, sour cream and green onions to top it.

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