While you're chomping on mom's best bean dip, you might want to surprise everyone with recipes from some of the best football players in the business.

As an addition to its Sunday recipes, Parade magazine gathered these recipes for your snacking pleasure.


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, Wis.



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 tablespoons olive oil for sautéing


1/2 pound diced cooked ham

1 pound andouille sausage, sliced

1 pound sliced chicken breast

3/4 pound diced shrimp


1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup bay leaf, crumbled

Pinch of salt

Pinch of cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon lemon pepper

1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

1 teaspoon oregano

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon thyme

1 teaspoon basil

1/4 cup sugar

1 (10 ounces) can diced tomatoes

1 clove garlic, chopped

3 cups marinara sauce (store bought or homemade is fine)

3 ounces 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.

Serves 8-10



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 ounces) cans Green Giant Mexicorn (Whole kernel corn with red and green peppers)

2 (15.5 ounces) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

2 (15.5 ounces) 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 1/2 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.

Serves 8-12


Roger Staubach's Family Chili

When Parade asked Staubach for his favorite game day dish, he said 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 pound ground beef

1/2 onion chopped

1/2 green pepper, chopped

1 1/4 cups ketchup

1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water

2 tablespoons chili powder

1 (15 ounces) can Ranch Style Beans (if unable to find Ranch Style Beans, use 1 (15 ounces) 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.

Serves 4-6

Get more all-star recipes from NFL legends, including Dan Marino's pasta bolognese and Barry Sander's chocolate cookies, at Parade.com/superbowl.