What goes together better than RVs and tailgating?! We think it’s hard to find a more perfect match, and we’re here to make it the tastiest pairing ever. If you’re RVing at a football game, your tailgate needs top notch tailgate food. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place to find it. Get ready for our favorite RV tailgating recipes!
Finding the Best RV Tailgating Recipes
We scoured the internet to find the best RV tailgating recipes out there so you can focus on the big game. Tailgating food is comfort food, so our list includes all the savory favorites that are easy to whip together in a small RV kitchen. Your guests will be begging you to host the next tailgate too after tasting this menu.
Grilled Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Every RV tailgating recipe list needs buffalo chicken, and this twist from Our Life Tastes Good takes away some of guilt. The grilled chicken is a step up on the healthy meter from fried chicken, yet it still has all the flavor. Top it with creamy ranch and Frank’s Red Hot for the ultimate tailgating entrée.
Jalapeno Poppers with Cheddar Cheese
Jalapeno poppers are always a party hit, and this recipe from Munchkin Time is among the best you’ll find. You get the rich texture of cream cheese with some crunch from the bacon, and it makes the perfect pre-kickoff snack. Your RV tailgate recipes box needs this one!
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Air Fryer Nacho Cheese Meatballs
Air fryers are a favorite among RVers, especially those whose RV kitchen doesn’t have an oven. This easy appetizer from Beef Loving Texans has everything you could possibly want in an RV tailgate recipe: hearty meat, gooey cheese and a crispy, fried shell. Dip in the Tejano sauce from the recipe to really finish it off!
Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels
Pinwheels are often the first food you think of when you think of party food, and this buffalo chicken spin on them from Cooking for Keeps makes them perfect for football season. Warning though: they’ll get gobbled up very fast, so make extras!
Grilled Chicken Drumsticks
It’s not a tailgate without chicken wings! This easy RV tailgating recipe from Hey Grill Hey is meant to sizzle on the grill while you hang out under the awning with a cold drink in hand before the game. It’s a scene you can almost taste!
Mini Reuben Pigs in a Blanket
These aren’t your everyday pigs in a blanket. Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen combines this party favorite with all the best flavors of a Reuben sandwich for an irresistible RV tailgating recipe. You will need an oven in your RV kitchen for this one.
Beer Cheese Dip
Game days need dips. It’s just a fact! Dips for bread, dips for veggies, dips for chips – the list goes on. This beer cheese dip from Sweet and Savory Meals works with all of those! No matter your dip conduit of choice, this dip will be the perfect addition to your tailgate menu.
For a healthier take on dip, whip up this cowboy caviar from Dinner at the Zoo! Cowboy caviar is a chunky salsa of sorts made of beans, corn, tomatoes and tons of flavor. If you can chop up ingredients in your RV, then you have what it takes to prep this delicious dip. Simply chop, mix and enjoy!
Southern Cheese Fries
If you’re craving some stadium food while you’re tailgating in the RV lot, these southern cheese fries from Spicy Southern Kitchen should do the trick. You can bake them in the oven or in the air fryer and then top them with your favorite pulled pork. The delicious pimiento cheese sauce is what really pulls this RV all together though!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Footballs
Alright, I know we promised a savory list of comfort foods, but we couldn’t resist including these adorable chocolate peanut butter footballs from She Wears Many Hats. They’re just as tasty on the inside as they are cute on the outside!
Time to put these RV tailgating recipes into action!
With this list, you won’t have to do any more searching for RV tailgating recipes – your entire menu is right here! From appetizers to entrees and desserts, this list has everything you need to host the best pregame party ever. All you have to do is reserve a spot in the RV lot and pack your favorite jersey! See you at the game.