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Looking for Easy Keto Tailgate Food & Football Snack recipes? Wondering how you can have chips, dip, saucy wings and desserts at your next football party without added sugar and carbs?
This post includes more than 20 of the best easy keto & low carb recipes for a crowd. They include a mix of low carb appetizers, low-carb chips and dips, and easy keto-friendly desserts. Perfect if you’re like me and you love football food, but want to enjoy it with less guilt.
Why Share Keto Tailgate Food
I’m not really a sports fan, but I love game day food! The chips, dips, appetizers, wings, and sandwiches always inspire the foodie in me to root for a team so that I have an excuse to eat some amazing dishes!
Considering that there is always some sort of sports event happening throughout the year, I decided to round up a list of the very best keto and low carb recipes that would be perfect game day dishes.
These easy keto football snacks recipes for a crowd include appetizers, main dishes, keto chips and dips, and even a dessert dip.
My hope is that this list will give you Super Bowl food ideas and provide a range of easy keto recipes and appetizers for a crowd.
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Keto Tailgate Appetizers
This recipe takes only 20 minutes. The shrimp are lightly breaded with coconut flour. The sauce takes a few minutes of stirring. You can use the sauce as a topping for chicken or even on burgers!
Low-Carb Bang Bang Shrimp (Grain-free, No-Added Sugar)
This recipe is everything that you might imagine from Jalapeno Poppers with a twist. They’re filled with ooey-gooey cheeses, bacon, and jalapenos then crusted with pork rinds.
Keto Fried Bacon Jalapeno Poppers Cheese Bites
This such a fun idea! It’s basically a burger on a stick! You could absolutely turn this into a make your own kabob bar by laying out all of the toppings, allowing each guest to make their own kabob.
Party Low-Carb Turkey Burger Kabobs
These are adorable little pizzas that have a meatball surprise in the center. They are made with fathead dough, making them the perfect keto-friendly appetizer.
Meat Lovers Mini Meat Dish Pizza
These are super easy to make and are perfect for a crowd. These can be eaten alone or on a low-carb roll!
Keto Italian Sausage Meatballs Recipe
These are why I love air fryers. They are so versatile and make cooking delicious things super quick. These shrimp skewers are not only keto, but perfect for your Whole30 guests too!
Cilantro Lime Air Fryer Shrimp Skewers
This idea is pretty awesome! Chicken, sharp cheddar and basil all wrapped up in a slice of pepperoni.
This dish is for all of my cheesesteak lovers! It has all the ingredients of a Philly Cheesesteak but swaps the roll for fathead dough.
Keto Philly Cheesesteak Pockets
This easy recipe only requires 5 ingredients. It’s actually Paleo (because it contains coconut sugar), but it easily converts to Keto & Whole30. To maintain the sweetness in the dipping sauce, I’d recommend swapping the coconut sugar with a keto-friendly sweetener or another brand of erythritol.
Paleo Chicken Satay with Cashew Sauce
These look amazing and like the perfect way to have more veggies. You could use the sauce or leave some sauceless so that they could become a game day dipper.
Blistered Shishito Peppers with Soy Sauce, Sesame and Lime
This keto football snack is super easy to make and requires a handful of ingredients.
Bacon-Wrapped Keto Jalapeño Poppers
Scallops are one of my favorite proteins. These bacon-wrapped scallops take less than 30 minutes to make and only have 2g net carbs.
If you’re wanting to add a bit of a twist to your deviled eggs recipe then you should try these. They could easily be made ahead.
Buffalo Deviled Eggs
14. Keto Bagel Dogs
This is an awesome kid-friendly recipe and can be made with so many variations. They are made with fathead dough so it’s likely you have most of the ingredients in your pantry. I’d love to try these with some sort of spicy sausage!
Keto Bagel Dogs
Palak Paneer is creamy, flavorful and delicious! I usually serve this with some sort of cauliflower rice.
Instant Pot Palak Paneer
I’ve never had bacon stuffed chicken, but this looks delicious! It could easily become the main dish. The best part is that it only requires 10 minutes of prep!
Keto Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken
These remind me of a Nova Lox sandwich but on a cucumber. I love that you could add toppings to this like capers, red onions, and even tomatoes.
Smoked Salmon Cucumber Appetizer
These are the perfect appetizer to have your kiddos help with! They are easy to make and fool-proof.
Caprese Salad Skewers
These only require 3 ingredients and less than 30 minutes to make. All you have to do is wrap your favorite kind of pickle in a slice of bacon and put it in the oven.
For the pickle lovers out there, here is another pickle keto app. These only require 3 ingredients!
Dill Pickle Wraps
If you’re looking for a Jalapeno Popper recipe minus the spicy, then this keto appetizer is perfect. Instead of jalapenos, it has mini sweet bell peppers.
Bacon and Cream Cheese Stuffed Peppers
Wings: The Ultimate Keto Football Snack
There’s no such thing as a football party without wings! So, here are some drool-worthy wing recipes that are sure to please a bunch of taste buds! This is a small sample of my keto chicken wing recipes that gives tips for making wings in a Ninja Foodi, Instant Pot, the grill and in the oven, making it perfect for your keto tailgate party.
Spicy Dry-Rubbed Chicken Wings Recipe
Oven Fried Crispy Baked Chicken Wings Recipe
Keto Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings
Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings Recipe (Air Fryer & Oven)
Keto Sweet Chili Sticky Asian Chicken Wings
Air Fryer Keto Buffalo Chicken Wings Recipe
Thai Red Curry Chicken Wings
Keto Tailgate Food: Chips & Dips
Chips and dip usually make up most of the Super Bowl snack table. While on keto, most of those chips don’t really fit into the lifestyle. With that in mind, here are a few options that allow us to enjoy these delicious dips.
What kinds of things can I use as keto chips?
- Chopped Vegetables (cucumbers, bell peppers, and celery)
- Pork Rinds
- Cheese Crisps
- Meat Sticks/Skewers
- Cali’thins Low Carb Crackers
- Crispy Pepperoni or Bacon
This Kale Artichoke dip is super easy to make and can be served hot or cold. I love enjoying these with pork rinds or sliced vegetables.
Kale (or Spinach) Artichoke Dip w/ Cilantro Lime Pork Rinds
This super easy homemade dip uses just a few ingredients like my ranch seasoning. It’s a great option if you want to have a dip that’s not mayo-based.
Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip
This is by far one of my favorite keto appetizers. I love it because it could easily become the main dish. It is loaded with chorizo, a quick queso sauce, and a homemade Pico De Gallo.
Loaded Pork Rinds
This recipe is one that I’m looking forward to making. It mixes great flavors like gruyere cheese with organic chicken, wine and sweet onions. This would be the perfect dip for some pork rinds, toasted & cut cauliflower pizza crust or low carb crackers!
Hot Gruyere and White Wine Chicken Dip
I love dip recipes that require you to dump and stir. This is one of those kinds of recipes. Featuring shredded chicken, cream cheese, fresh jalapenos, and a bacon ranch dressing mix, this dip is perfect for homemade crackers or vegetables.
Jalapeno Popper Chicken Dip
If you’re a seafood lover then you’ll love this dip! It comes cheese, shrimp, and crab meat and easily reheats in the microwave!
Cheesy Seafood Dip
This dip seems full of flavor and takes about five minutes to make! It has a lot of the same flavors as ranch dressing so as shown above, I’d pair it with lots of fresh veggies.
Dill Veggie Dip with Cream Cheese
Whether you’re dipping vegetables or meat sticks, serving up great queso is a must. This recipe takes less than 25 minutes and uses only 8 ingredients.
Keto Instant Pot Chili Queso Dip
If you know someone who is vegan and keto, then don’t leave them out of the fun! This vegan queso has no sugar added and is very low carb. Believe it or not, it only takes 5 minutes.
Easy Vegan Queso
Besides queso, another game day food staple is guacamole. You can dip into this with vegetables, crispy bacon, or cheese crisps.
Best Keto Guacamole Recipe
If you want nachos, but want to fill it with veggies, then this nachos dish is for you! It has all the layers of Loaded Nachos with cauliflower as the base.
Easy Healthy Cauliflower Nachos
Personally, I love to have something sweet after a meal! These are perfect small bites that help cure your guest’s sweet tooth!
The Best Keto Cupcakes Recipe
Keto Peanut Butter Snickers Cheesecake Bars
Add this dessert to your game day menu. It uses a modified fathead dough.
Keto Maple Pecan Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
These are part peanut butter mousse and part edible cookie dough. The best part is that this is no-bake so you can make it ahead.
Keto Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars
With all of the savory dip options, this one will cure your guests’ sweet tooth. Pair it with berries for an easy keto tailgate dessert.
Cream Cheese Caramel Dip
I love no-bake desserts! Especially, those that take 5 minutes. You could leave these as is or add chocolate and almonds to make them more like an Almond Joy!