|Chili is a staple of Super Bowl fare.|
Brett Favre's Family Jambalaya
This Jambalaya is a Favre family favorite recipe, filled with shrimp, chicken, sausage, ham, and rice simmered in a Creole tomato sauce. You'll find this very dish served in Brett Favre's Steakhouse, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
3 ribs celery, diced
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 green pepper, diced
1/2 yellow pepper, diced
1/2 red pepper, diced
1 yellow onion, diced
2 Tbsp olive oil for sautéing
1/2 lb diced cooked ham
1 lb andouille sausage, sliced
1 lb sliced chicken breast
3/4 lb diced shrimp
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup bay leaf, crumbled
Pinch of salt
Pinch of cayenne pepper
1 tsp lemon pepper
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp basil
1/4 cup sugar
1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes
1 clove garlic, chopped
3 cups marinara sauce (store bought or homemade is fine)
3 oz chicken base (dissolved in 4 cups near boiling water)
8 cups cooked white rice
1. In a large stock pot over medium-high heat, sauté all vegetables in olive oil until tender.
2. Add meats and shrimp to the pot and cook until the chicken is done.
3. Add all seasonings, marinara, and dissolved chicken base to the pot; stir well to combine. Simmer for 1 hour over low heat.
4. Stir in rice and serve.
Steve Young's Bean Dip
Named after a friend of his family, this is Steve Young's absolute favorite Super Bowl party dip. He suggests serving it with lime tortilla chips.
2 (11-oz) cans Green Giant Mexicorn (Whole kernel corn with red and green peppers)
2 (15.5-oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
2 (15.5-oz) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 small bunch green onions, chopped (green parts only)
1 cup red wine vinegar (if desired, add up to ∏ cup more to taste)
3/4 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
6 tomatoes, diced
2 avocados, diced
1. Mix corn, black beans, kidney beans, and chopped scallions together in a large bowl.
2. Add olive oil and red wine vinegar; stir in gently. Marinate in fridge for at least 4 hours. Note from Steve: The longer you marinate it, the better!
3. When ready to serve, add salt and pepper to taste. Top with freshly diced tomatoes and avocados.
4. Serve with lime tortilla chips.
Roger Staubach's Family Chili
When PARADE asked Staubach for his favorite game day dish, he told us his wife's hearty Texas-style chili recipe is the best. Its no-fuss prep and short ingredient list makes it a sure win on any Super Bowl party menu.
1 lb ground beef
1/2 onion chopped
1/2 green pepper chopped
1 1/4 cups ketchup
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp water
2 Tbsp chili powder
1 (15-oz) can Ranch Style Beans (if unable to find Ranch Style Beans, use 1 (15-oz) can kidney beans)
Salt and pepper to taste
1. In a large oiled saucepan over medium heat, brown ground beef.
2. Add onion and pepper; cook until onion is translucent and pepper is softened. Drain off fat.
3. Add ketchup, water, chili powder, beans, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir well to combine; simmer for an hour, stirring occasionally.
4. Spoon into bowls; top with grated cheddar if desired.
Get more all-star recipes from NFL legends, including Dan Marino's pasta bolognese and Barry Sander's chocolate cookies, at Parade.com/superbowl.