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Tailgating Recipes for the Slow Cooker
The slow cooker is the perfect take-along appliance for tailgating. Just cook the dish and keep it as hot as possible in a cooler or blankets for transport. For serving, plug a power inverter into your vehicle's accessory socket, and plug in the slow cooker.
Even if you're using a grill for most of your food, the slow cooker can be used to keep hot dog toppings and side dishes hot for serving.
Here are some excellent options for game day, from pulled pork or chicken to meatballs and sausages.Continue to 2 of 14 below.
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Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken
A tangy homemade barbecue sauce makes this shredded chicken flavorful and juicy. Serve the chicken on split grilled buns with coleslaw and baked beans, along with sliced dill pickles and your favorite side dishes for barbecue.Continue to 3 of 14 below.
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Classic Coney Island Hot Dog Sauce
Keep this delicious hot dog sauce hot in the slow cooker to serve with grilled or steamed hot dogs. Or make this hearty spiced beef and bean Cincinnati chili for a topping.Continue to 4 of 14 below.
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Slow Cooker Beef Fajitas
These well-seasoned beef fajitas are super easy to cook in the slow cooker with sliced flank steak or skirt steak.Continue to 6 of 14 below.
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Crock Pot Sloppy Joes
Sloppy Joes are a fabulous party food. Serve the ground beef mixture on soft grilled or toasted buns.Continue to 7 of 14 below.
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Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob
No room for your corn on the grill? Try this easy slow cooker method! Sprinkle with bacon or just brush the corn with butter and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.Continue to 8 of 14 below.
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Linda's Crock Pot Chicken Wings
These chicken wings are incredibly easy to fix, and they cook nearly hands-free in the slow cooker. Jazz them up with some sesame seeds or sliced green onions.Continue to 11 of 14 below.
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Slow Cooker "Baked" Potatoes
These potatoes are the perfect side dish for grilled steaks or chops. Or set up a stuffed potato bar with beefy chili, sour cream and chives, broccoli with cheese sauce, crumbled bacon, sausage gravy, and other toppings.Continue to 12 of 14 below.
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Game Day Chili with Ground Beef
Serve this easy, hearty chili with cornbread and coleslaw, or use it as a topping for hot dogs or baked potatoes.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Crock-Pot Hot Dog and Bacon Appetizer Bites
These little hot dog bites make a delicious pre-game snack, and you only need three ingredients.Continue to 14 of 14 below.
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Sweet and Sour Bratwurst
This sweet and sour bratwurst makes tasty sandwiches. Or serve the sausages with potato salad or macaroni and cheese.