Healthy Super Bowl Recipes to Wow Your Friends

Looking for healthy Super Bowl recipes? These delicious and healthy Super Bowl food options are sure to wow your friends–we promise. 

Healthy super bowl recipes

With the Super Bowl coming soon, we start pondering healthy Super Bowl recipes. Our specialty here on A Couple Cooks are healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes, but there’s a certain vibe you’ve got to have to be considered Super Bowl food, right? It’s got to combine comfort food with party appetizers in a way that’s almost indescribable. And of course you’ve got to have chili! So, we’ve combed through our party appetizers, snacks, and healthy recipes to find all the best healthy Super Bowl recipes that we’d serve to a crowd. All of these recipes are friend tested and approved, so we can honestly say: these healthy Super Bowl recipes will wow your friends.

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Sweet potato bites

Super Bowl Sweet Potato Bites

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


These sweet potato bites are the perfect Super Bowl recipe! Roasted sweet potato rounds are topped with sour cream, cheese and green onion: and they’re always gone in a flash. 



  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Hot sauce
  • Monterrey Jack and cheddar shredded cheese (Mexican blend)
  • 3 green onions
  • Sour cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. Cut the sweet potatoes into ¼-inch slices. Place the slices in a large bowl, sprinkle with 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon chili powder, and 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and stir to thoroughly coat both sides of all slices. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, taking care that the rounds do not overlap (if possible). Bake 10 minutes on one side, then remove from the oven, flip all rounds, and bake another 10 minutes until soft.
  3. While the potatoes bake, thinly slice the green onions.
  4. When the potatoes are done, remove them from oven and add a dot of hot sauce on each round (or more if desired). Top each round with shredded cheese and wait a few minutes for the cheese to melt (the potatoes will be hot enough at this point to melt the cheese).
  5. To serve, place the rounds on a platter. Add a dollop of sour cream on each round, and garnish with sliced green onions. (Tip: To make the sour cream easier to dollop, mix it in a bowl with a few drops of water to loosen it).


Note: This recipe makes enough for about 1 baking sheet of rounds; we had a few rounds left over that spilled onto a second sheet.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Super Bowl Recipes

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.


  • Reply
    January 24, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    I want to try dark chocolate hummus. It sounds so luxurious.

  • Reply
    Griff Neilson
    January 27, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    Awesome stuff Sonja! I am sharing this bad-boy with my clients and with my list! It’s about time we get a little more health conscious around our national “get-together’s”. Thanks for the great ideas!

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