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The 10 best Instant Pot and Crock-Pot recipes for the Super Bowl

Game day is going to be delicious.

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This Super Bowl Sunday, only one thing is certain—the game day food will delicious. And just because Super Bowl parties might look a bit different this year, there's no reason to skip all those dips, wings, and cheesy casseroles. In fact, consider this an opportunity to go all out with your celebratory snack preparation (because, let's be honest, what else are you doing?).

We've rounded up the best of Pinterest's most popular game day recipes that utilize your multicooker, so you can spend less time cooking and more time yelling at the TV. After all, that’s what an Instant Pot is really for.

Looking to get a new gadget before game day? We’ve tested the best pressure cookers to help you find the product that’s right for you (we love the Instant Pot Ultra 10-in-1).

1. Gooey, zesty queso for a crowd

This slow cooker queso recipe is about as easy as they come.
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This slow cooker queso recipe is about as easy as they come.

It's possible that queso is the ultimate game day food. This cheese dip is widely beloved (sorry, dairy-intolerant friends) and only requires four ingredients to make. Sauté the chorizo on the stove or in your multicooker and then slow cook with the cheeses and salsa, and you’ll have a party favorite on your hands in no time.

Get the recipe here.

2. Classic chicken wings made easy

Nothing says 'Super Bowl' quite like wings, which in this case are cooked in an Instant Pot.
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Nothing says 'Super Bowl' quite like wings, which in this case are cooked in an Instant Pot.

It just wouldn’t be a Super Bowl without chicken wings, would it? If you can’t be bothered turning your oven on—or it’s too late to place an order at your local joint—your Instant Pot can be used to whip up some wings, with the sauce of your choice.

Get the recipe here.

3. Mac and cheese that’s way better than the boxed stuff

Creamy, cheesy, luxurious mac and cheese is super easy to make in a pressure cooker.
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Creamy, cheesy, luxurious mac and cheese is super easy to make in a pressure cooker.

If you aren’t already making macaroni and cheese in your Instant Pot, now’s your chance—this recipe utilizes evaporated milk, mustard, and tabasco to make it creamier and more flavorful than anything you’ll get out of a box.

Get the recipe here.

4. A barbecue favorite made low and slow

For a show stopping main course, try this slow cooker barbecue pork.
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For a show stopping main course, try this slow cooker barbecue pork.

You don’t need a smoker or any deep barbecue knowledge to make excellent pulled pork at home. Grab a Crock-Pot and your favorite sauce for this game-day crowd-pleaser.

Get the recipe here.

5. A vegetarian side that everyone will want

Whip up a batch of this cheesy vegetarian-friendly enchilada rice for your Super Bowl gathering.
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Whip up a batch of this cheesy vegetarian-friendly enchilada rice for your Super Bowl gathering.

The Super Bowl is a typically meat-centric food holiday, but vegetarians don’t have to miss out on all the fun. This Instant Pot cheesy enchilada rice is rich, flavorful, and totally meat-free, making it the perfect side to serve at your party.

Get the recipe here.

6. The buffalo chicken dip to end all buffalo chicken dips

Scoop up some of this buffalo chicken dip with fresh veggies or your favorite tortilla chips.
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Scoop up some of this buffalo chicken dip with fresh veggies or your favorite tortilla chips.

You know it, you love it, and you need it during every Super Bowl—buffalo chicken dip. This popular slow-cooker recipe will satisfy your buffalo chicken cravings without the mess.

Get the recipe here.

7. A cold-weather classic made fast

The secret to this chili is the Instant Pot it cooks in.
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The secret to this chili is the Instant Pot it cooks in.

Almost everyone’s got a chili recipe up their sleeve, but if you’re the new owner of an Instant Pot and you’re not sure where to start, look no further. This fast, simple beef chili can be adapted to your liking and can feed a crowd for under $10.

Get the recipe here.

8. Vegetarian mac and chili (it's a thing!)

The warmth of chili meets the comfort of carbs in this Instant Pot dish.
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The warmth of chili meets the comfort of carbs in this Instant Pot dish.

For a vegetarian twist on classic chili, check out this Instant Pot recipe for Vegetarian Chili Mac. It's basically veggie chili with pasta thrown in the mix, which seems like the kind of thing we could all use these days.

Get the recipe here.

9. Bite-sized game day hors d'oeuvres

Bite-sized dishes like these salsa chicken bites will keep you coming back for more.
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Bite-sized dishes like these salsa chicken bites will keep you coming back for more.

Put those scoop chips to good use and build your guests some salsa chicken taco cups. They’re easy, portable, and packed with flavor, and your multicooker will make preparing the chicken a breeze.

Get the recipe here.

10. The ultimate Instant Pot sandwich

Feeling fancy? Try your hand at this Instant Pot French dip sandwich.
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Feeling fancy? Try your hand at this Instant Pot French dip sandwich.

When appetizers, sides, and finger-food just won’t cut it, these French dip sandwiches are here to save the day. This savory, umami-focused beef recipe is easy to make in your pressure cooker—throw it on some French bread and you’ve got the perfect Super Bowl sandwich.

Get the recipe here.

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