Fill up for a night of fright with a Halloween dinner that's filling and savory!
These seasonal, Halloween inspired recipes are just the thing for a spooky dinner party or filling meal after trick-or-treating.
Cost per serving: 35¢
Keep vampires at bay with these nutritious and savory sweet potato wedges.
See recipe: Garlicky Sweet Potatoes
Cost per serving: $1.17
This rich and creamy dressing with avocados is a nice alternative to traditional cocktail sauce.
See recipe: Shrimp Cocktail with Green Goblin Dressing
Cost per serving: $1.81
The marinated mushrooms lend this salad a tangy flavor. For more color and flair, toss in additional jarred vegetables such as artichoke hearts and roasted red peppers. If you prefer a bit of heat, chop jarred pepperoncini and add it to the salad.
See recipe: Tossed Salad with Mushrooms
Cost per serving: 61¢
Three ingredients are all you need to make a festive Halloween punch. If you have time, throw in sliced fruit or ice that is frozen in spooky shapes.
See recipe: Bloody-Good Cranberry Punch
Cost per serving: 45¢
This party dip comes together in just 5 minutes, leaving you plenty of time to make different varieties. Try using navy beans or spicing things up with chili oil.
See recipe: Black Bean Dip with Baby Carrots
Cost per serving: $1.29
The fall flavor of sage pairs wonderfully with thick-cut bacon in this chicken breast recipe.
See recipe: Bacon-and-Sage-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
Cost per serving: 94¢
Cornflakes give these oven-baked drumsticks their big crunch but crisp breadcrumbs like Panko would provide an equally satisfying crunch.
See recipe: Crunchy Bones
Cost per serving: $3.51
This funny sandwich will be "hiss-tory" once guests arrive.
See recipe: Snake Sandwich
Cost per serving: $2.96
If you don't like sweet potatoes, try adding peeled diced carrots, parsnips, yukon golf potatoes or a combination of all three.
See recipe: Braised Brisket Braised with Sweet Potatoes
Cost per serving:
Surprise guests with pea soup topped off with crunchy kitty-shaped croutons.
See recipe: Pea Soup with Black-Cat Croutons
Cost per serving: $1.17
See what secret ingredients this witch is keeping saved for later.
See recipe: Witch's Purse
Cost per serving: $1.61
We like ghosts and pumpkins but you can use any Halloween cutters to make these your own. Give your ghosts spooky faces with diced pimientos, or make scary jack-o-laterns with a variety of cut-up veggies.
See recipe: Spooky Sliders
Cost per serving: $1.44
Made with both fresh and canned pumpkin, this hearty risotto is just the thing for a cool fall night.
See recipe: Pumpkin Risotto
Cost per serving: $1.21
An everyday, kid-friendly staple, you can easily transform quesadillas with a fun pumpkin face cutout.
See recipe: Jack-o'-lantern Quesadillas
Cost per serving: $2.45
Add a few Halloween decorations to the crust and this traditional dish becomes a new holiday classic.
See recipe: Chicken Pot Pie
Cost per serving: $1.67
Homemade pumpkin seeds take minutes and add the perfect bit of crunch to this hearty fall soup. Make extra while you're at it, they're great for snacking.
See recipe: Curried Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Cost per serving: 83¢
This South of the Boarder Caesar Salad recipe is an easy, fresh and flavorful meal for you family. If you want to add volume to the dish, add grilled chicken and black beans.
See recipe: South of the Border Caesar Salad
Cost per serving: 29¢
This Chicken-Tortilla Soup recipe is a hearty and delicious meal-in-a-bowl, perfect for entertaining family and friends. Make the dish more special by putting jalapenos, sour cream, cheese and other toppings in small saucers so guests can add their favorite flavorings.
See recipe: Chicken-Tortilla Soup
Cost per serving: 52¢
Halloween party guests will rave about this delicious, in-season Baked Apples with Cinnamon Ice Cream recipe. To make it more festive and richer in flavor, sprinkle a few chocolate candy pieces on top!
Recipe: Baked Apples with Cinnamon Ice Cream