Tostitos Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips Hint of Jalapeño
The new, thinner and crispier version of the dip-bowl classic gets a mild jolt from a dusting of hot pepper.
To buy: $4 for a 13-ounce bag, at supermarkets.
8 of 14Green Mountain Gringo
Green Mountain Gringo Mild Salsa
The freshest-tasting jarred salsa we’ve found, this versatile dip marries fresh vegetables―think tomatoes, onions, tomatillos, and garlic―with hot peppers and cilantro for some mild but tasty heat. Serve it with Real Simple’s favorite tortilla chips.
To buy: $4.50 for one 16-ounce jar, at grocery stores.
9 of 14 Stonewall Kitchen
Stonewall Kitchen’s Roasted Garlic Onion Dip Mix
This time-tested party dip, free of partially hydrogenated oils and MSG, will win instant fans. It takes less than five minutes to mix it up with cream cheese and mayonnaise. Chill it, then serve with chips and crudité.
Inspired by customers who told the company they love to pile on toppers at baked potato bars, these boldly flavored chips are loaded with tangy Cheddar cheese, onion, sour cream, and garlic.
To buy: $4 for one 9-ounce bag, at grocery stores.
11 of 14 Glad Corn
Though they look like misshapen half-popped corn kernels, this low-fat, high-fiber alternative to salted peanuts has an addictively satisfying crunch.
To buy: $4 for one 12-ounce bag, at natural food stores.
12 of 14Trader Joe's
Trader Joe’s Parmesan Pastry Pups
Whether you call them pigs in blankets or pastry pups, cocktail franks wrapped in buttery pastry are essential to a Super Bowl party. These nitrate-free beef versions are seasoned with paprika, allspice, and honey for a rich flavor.
To buy: $4.50 for one 10.5-ounce box, at Trader Joe’s stores.
13 of 14 Kim and Scott’s
Kim and Scott’s Cheddar Jalapeño Gourmet Pretzels
Stuffed with gooey Cheddar cheese and spicy jalapeños, these soft pretzels are a big step above the stadium version―and they still taste great with beer.
Frank and Teressa’s Original Anchor Bar Buffalo Wing Sauce
What’s a football game without hot wings? From Buffalo, New York, the birthplace of the bar food staple, this sauce is the real deal. Toss it with broiled or fried chicken wings or even popcorn shrimp. Choose from five different flavors and levels of heat.