Recipes for tailgating... Dip anyone?

Real Estate Agent with Leo Parker Real Estate & Auction

Need some great dip recipes for the tailgaiting season? Here are three great ones to try out! Hope you enjoy!



  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 ounces pepperoni sausage, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the cream cheese, oregano, parsley, and basil.
  2. Spread mixture in the bottom of a 9 inch pie plate, or a shallow microwave-safe dish. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese and 1/2 cup of the Parmesan cheese on top of the cream cheese mixture. Spread the pizza sauce over all. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, then top with green pepper, pepperoni and olive slices. Cover, and microwave for 5 minutes. Serve hot.




  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili without beans
  • 16 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (13.5 ounce) package nacho-flavor tortilla chips


  1. Spread cream cheese on the bottom of a microwave-safe dish. Spread a layer of chili over the cream cheese. Finish with a layer of shredded cheddar cheese. Microwave for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts. Serve with spicy nacho tortilla chips.




  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 3 tablespoons grated onion
  • 3 tablespoons dried dill weed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons seasoning salt


  1. In a medium bowl combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, parsley, onion, dill weed, and salt. Mix all together, cover, and refrigerate overnight.


Have plenty of these staples on hand for your dips.

  • Tortilla chips
  • Pita triangles
  • Vegetables
  • Chips
  • Crackers
  • Bread rounds or sliced baguettes
  • Shrimp

Have fun setting the scene for game day! Get creative and serve your dips in vegetables acorn or spaghetti squash, peppers or put it in hollowed bread.

Comments (8)

Lu Kalaj
Vision Realty Centers - Brighton Township, MI
Thanks for the recipes.  My favorite is the Olive Garden's Alfredo sauce, YUMMY.  Just dip those bread sticks in that sauce.   A meal all its own.  Have a great year.  Lu
Jan 15, 2008 01:02 PM
Chris Fisher
Your Virtual Assistant - Concord, CA

Yum, love dip.  Thanks for the recipes!


Jan 16, 2008 05:54 AM
Dale Baker
Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections - Claremont, NH
New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information

Howdy Melissa

 My favorite would have to be the hot chili cheese one. All the others do sound good.

Thank you for them.

Have a good one


Jan 16, 2008 12:51 PM
Julie Neerings~Lifting Hearts ♥ Building Dreams~
Agent Referral - Salt Lake City, UT
Oh yum!  Some great recipes.  You seem to find the really yummy ones.  I'll have to give these a try.  Many blessings to you and have a wonderful weekend to come.
Jan 16, 2008 04:52 PM
Heather Fitzgerald
REALTY WORLD-Harbert Company, Inc. - Greenwood, IN
REALTOR Greenwood Indiana Real Estate
These sound great.  I can't wait to make them for the super bowl.  Thanksk for sharing.
Jan 19, 2008 02:36 AM
Vanessa Stalets
RE/MAX Elite - Brentwood, TN
REALTOR, Brentwood TN Homes, Real Estate
Oh my gosh! Melissa I am all over that Dill dip, it is great on potato skins and Mozz sticks too!
Jan 20, 2008 12:54 AM
Debbie Malone
Londeree's Real Estate & Property Management - Lynchburg, VA
From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
Great recipes Melissa and just in time for the Super Bowl. Thanks for sharing them.
Jan 20, 2008 03:46 PM
Marzena Melby
Coldwell Banker Burnet Realty - Richfield, MN
Realtor, Twin Cities Minnesota Real Estate
Melissa, The look yummy!  Thanks for sharing!
Jan 26, 2008 12:33 PM