Super Bowl Appetizer and Party Tips: Brie with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil

One week from today is the Super Bowl, one of the most fun sporting events of the year. I filmed a Super Bowl television cooking segment for NBC “Daytime Alabama” which will air next week, making four easy appetizers. This 5 ingredient recipe for Brie with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil is a cinch, taking only 20 minutes to prepare. Here are some of my favorite Super Bowl tips for hosting your upcoming party.

Super Bowl Hosting Tips:

-Think “green” and make it easy. Send out E Invites or call or Facebook your friends

-Set up as many televisions as possible if you’re having a large party

-Plan simple and easy food to put out and refill. Also, think about servings foods that are easy to pick up and eat in your lap.

-Have one room planned for television watchers and another for those who just want to talk (okay…some of us women)

-If you’re inviting guests with children, have video games, movies, coloring pages, crayons and puzzles to keep them busy

-Offer healthy foods: such as serve fresh fruit and vegetables with hummus

-Have plenty of beverages and a variety for everyone

-Ask guests to pitch in and bring food (give them a task)

-Have a “faux betting pool” set up and a few prizes for the winners

Brie with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil

Cook Time:

10 minutes

Prep Times:

10 minutes


8 servings


1 (8 ounce) Brie, rind removed
1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, chopped
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Assorted crackers


1. Preheat oven to 325F.

2. Place brie on a baking dish. Top with sun-dried tomatoes and pepper. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until brie melts. Top with basil and serve immediately with crackers.

12 thoughts on “Super Bowl Appetizer and Party Tips: Brie with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Basil”

  1. This looks incredible. So simple, and I love new Brie recipes. Your site is one of my favorites. You know how to please busy moms

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