These crispy guacamole stuffed potato skins are loaded with a secret ingredient – mouthwatering roasted tomatoes. Serve these at your next game-day celebration, brunch, or as a fun appetizer for any party!
Party food! Potatoes and guacamole and fiesta-style flavor explosions! And wine! Oh yes, there will be wine.
I'll be honest with you guys – I've never been a "sports" person. At least, not when it comes to basketball or football.
That being said, I can see the merits of hanging out at parties for the big games. (AKA FOOD). Ya feel me? No matter which team wins or loses, my favorite thing about any kind of tailgating/sports related activity is carbs. Everyone else can keep the hot dogs, the burgers, the wings, the meatballs, and the veggies + ranch dip. Just give me the carbs. What do I mean by that?
If the list above is any indication, my obsession with carbs has a south-of-the-border flair. Which means, drumroll.... WINE! Specifically, a sublimely smooth, easy-drinking Chilean Cabernet Merlot blend from Frontera. I recently discovered this variety at our neighborhood wine shop and I have been buying it on the regular. It's affordable and it goes with most everything. Especially these guacamole potato skins. 😉 I put A LOT of thought into this game-day snack and wine pairing – trust me.
There's a secret to the guacamole potato skins is that takes these potato skins to the next level. Oven. Roasted. Tomatoes. As they cook down, they caramelize into savory, mouth-watering perfection and they add layers of magic to the guacamole. The wine brings everything together in all the right ways because it makes every bite more tasty.
Frontera's Cab-Merlot pairs well with any other game-day recipe you can think of because it stands up to bold flavors – spicy, savory, and cheesy. And most importantly, it's approachable. It's not too dry and not too sweet, which means it's a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for all kinds of guests.
I may not be cheering on my team. I may not show up sporting a jersey (ha – sporting, get it?). I may not even know who's playing who. But everyone celebrates game day a little differently and at the very least, I can bring guacamole stuffed potato skins to elevate the playing field. And for bonus points, I can bring the perfect wine to go along with it. 💃🏼 🍷
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