Halloween is a great time to enjoy with your friends and family. It is also a great time to spend in the kitchen cooking unique new dishes for your loved ones. If you love to cook, Halloween brings so many amazing, fun and creative ideas for you. However, in the midst of preparing snacks and sweets, we often forget about the perfect Halloween dinner.
So, if you are wondering what can be the perfect Halloween dinner to match the spirit, fun and festivity, here are 20 amazingly creative yet delicious Halloween dinner ideas for you to try!
When you are confused about what to make for dinner, make a pizza! Thanks to the Italians, everyone loves pizzas, and it is an easy answer to a major question, i.e. what to make for dinner. A pizza is super easy to make.
You can get premade ingredients and compile them at home or make everything from scratch. Like every other occasion, a pizza for Halloween is just as popular as everything else.
Thanks to the Thursday night pizza, you can get some amazing yet spooky ideas to make Halloween pizzas. Decorate the pizzas to make cheesy ghosts or even eyeballs and entertain the crowd with your cooking skills.
Meatless enchiladas are an easy and quick recipe that you can make within minutes. The best part is you can happily make it for a large family. Especially if you are feeling tired or lazy, you can make meatless enchiladas and serve them with a delicious pumpkin seed salsa.
This combination is not just perfect but gives you the right fall feel. With a few ingredients, this is a refreshing and delicious Halloween dinner to enjoy with your family.
Jack-O’-Lantern Pot Pie
A chicken pot pie is rich, creamy, meaty, comforting and utterly delicious. It is usually a must dish on Halloween or holiday dinners. So, keep the family tradition of serving chicken pot pie alive but give it a spooky and fun twist.
Show your friends and family your knife skills and carve a Jack-O’-Lantern on the pot pie pastry. This is an amazing way to enjoy the Halloween festivity and do some fun. To get all the information on making this Halloween pot pie, follow the link below.
Sausage And Peppers
Sausages and peppers is a simple yet vibrant, delicious and very comforting dish. The best part about this dish is that it is very versatile.
You can serve this along with several sides like rice, pasta, salad, mashed potatoes or even wraps. The meaty sausages, crunchy peppers, and rich marinara sauce make this dish finger-licking good.
Cook it in a slow cooker to extract the flavors from the ingredients. With simple ingredients, you can make it in large batches and enjoy a wholesome Halloween dinner.
Salmon With Sweet Potatoes
If you are looking for a healthy and wholesome dinner for two, I recommend you try this amazing recipe. It is super easy to make and a perfect blend of ingredients for Halloween date dinner.
The perfectly seared flaky salmon, with spiced and roasted sweet potatoes, is very quick, effortless and unbelievably delicious. You can win any heart by serving this dish, that’s for sure. This sophisticated dish is so comforting after a busy Halloween day.
Beef chili is a classic dish for almost every occasion. You can enjoy it literally every day. From brunch to family dinners, this dish always attracts people to it.
That’s because it is meaty, rich, and loaded with flavors. Made with ground beef, red kidney beans, tomatoes, and spices like cayenne, garlic powder and cumin, you can never have enough chili!
Serve it with mashed potatoes, tortillas, rice or vegetables, and it will always be everyone’s favorite dish. That’s for sure!
Want to do something fun for Halloween dinner? Take out your magic wands because this amazing Halloween dinner idea is something to behold!
If you are a pasta lover, you will immediately fall in love with this one. It is a simple meatball pasta recipe but with an amazing twist that will make you and your kids super excited! All you have to do is use some cheese and olives.
Make tinny spheres and decorate on the meatballs. As a result, you can eyeball pasta for Halloween dinner. How cool is that? Want to know more about this recipe?
Who knew a simple pulled pork slider could turn into an amazing looking and fun Halloween dinner idea? If you love pork sliders, you can definitely serve these for Halloween dinner.
You just have to be a little creative. Use shredded vegetables like carrots, red bell peppers, blue cereal loops, black olives and cheese slices to make Menehune out of your sliders.
These are not just visually appealing but taste just as delicious. And above all, these sliders are super fun and a great idea for Halloween.
We have already shared a classic chili recipe, but it’s not the only recipe that tastes amazing. If you love pumpkin to buts and want to celebrate fall/Halloween by using the vegetable, I recommend you try this amazing pumpkin chili recipe.
It is just as meaty, rich, and tasteful as the classic chili recipe. However, it has an extra fall kick to it. Serve it in Jack-O’-Lantern carved bread bowls and enjoy it! It is a great dinner recipe!
Another amazing recipe for a Halloween dinner date for two is the pumpkin ravioli. Delicious pumpkin filling inside handmade pasta sheet turned into a ravioli and served with sage brown butter doesn’t just sound delicious.
It is an amazingly delicious dish. Although it takes effort and technique, this recipe is a great way to celebrate Halloween and enjoy its spirit and, of course, the pumpkin as well. This recipe is indeed a must-try for everyone!
Broccoli Cheese Soup
When it’s fall, you crave something rich, warm and comforting. In such an environment, broccoli cheese soup comes as a surprise.
It is rich, velvety, indulgent and insanely delicious. It is warm, comforting and cozy, just perfect for a fall dinner. After a tiring day, you can ease up enjoying this rich soup.
Made from broccoli, potatoes, cheddar cheese and spices, this soup is easy to make and will become everyone’s favorite in no time.
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Mac and cheese are everyone’s favorites, without a doubt. However, you might want to give it a fall twist. So, if you are looking for a delicious, cheesy and hearty Halloween dinner, give butternut squash mac and cheese a try.
It is not just easy to make but gives you the perfect fall/winter vibe. You can make this dish in large batches and enjoy it with your friends and family.
Crawling Hands Chicken Potpie
We have yet another amazing way you can serve delicious, creamy and rich chicken pot pie for Halloween dinner. Instead of jacking it up with pastry, get creative and base the pastry separately.
But here is the twist! Shape your pastry by using a hand-shaped cookie cutter. The crawling hands will give a fun and spooky effect to your pot pie, and the children will love it to bits!
Beer Beef Stew
A simple, easy to make, meaty and rich beef stew is always a hit no matter what the occasion is. You can also enjoy it as a scrumptious Halloween dinner. This beef stew is effortless and loaded with flavors.
The highlight of this dish is not just the meat but the sauce made from beer and paprika. It is aromatic, rich and just delicious. Serve it with bread or breadstick rattles, and it will become a perfect combination for Halloween dinner.
Pumpkin Lasagna Roll-Ups
Lasagna is dreamy, delicious and brings a smile to everyone’s face. Nothing can go wrong with lasagna. It is perfect for every occasion, and Halloween is no different.
You can enjoy several meaty versions of lasagna, but this recipe is out of the box. It is made using pumpkin (which is officially the Halloween/fall vegetable).
This recipe makes lasagna roll-ups using pumpkin and three different types of cheese. Plus, the sage butter on top makes everything out of this world. You have to try pumpkin lasagna roll-ups this Halloween, and I bet you will instantly fall for this recipe!
Chicken And Vegetables
As much as Halloween is fun, it can be very tiring as well. And after a day of partying and enjoying, you can come back home wanting a simple, easy to make dinner with your loved ones.
So, if you are looking for a no-fuss dinner for Halloween, try this chicken and vegetable recipe. It is a one-pan dish made from chicken marinated with curry powder, cumin, paprika, etc., and vegetables. This is a simple dish, yet it is loaded with flavors and a quick fix for Halloween dinner.
Sweet Potato Curry
Are you looking for an Indian-style, healthy Halloween dinner idea? We have just the right recipe for you.
This sweet potato curry is not just delicious but is healthy as well. Loaded with aromatics and spices like garam masala, paprika, red curry paste and much more. You can serve it with rice or flatbread and enjoy a tasteful and comforting meal.
Fall Chicken Skillet
Fall chicken skillet is another utterly delicious and healthy dish you can enjoy not just for Halloween dinner but for any meal of the day.
It is made from chicken and fall vegetables like Brussel sprouts, butternut squash and apples! The perfect blend of sweet and savory makes this dish a perfect Halloween dinner recipe.
Butternut Squash Boats
Butternut squash boats is a delicious and unique Halloween dinner idea that will have you hooked to it! Most people don’t appreciate butternut squash as they should.
Although its flavor might be sweeter, this fall vegetable is loaded with nutrients and can prove to be tasteful when used in a creative way. This amazing recipe uses a mixture of beef, mushrooms, spinach, herbs, and cream.
The mixture goes inside the butternut squash boats and is topped with loads of cheese. Baked to perfection, this dish will top our best Halloween dinner ideas list!
White Chicken Chili
Chili is always a favorite on Halloween dinner, but how about giving a spin to your traditional chili recipe? This white chicken chili recipe is delicious, unique, and “ghostly” when it comes to Halloween dinner ideas.
It is made from chicken, white beans, heavy cream and herbs. This simple dish is loaded with flavor and is a great choice for Halloween dinner. Serve it with tortillas or flatbread to enjoy!
Halloween is always busy. You invest yourself so much in preparing snacks and sweets that there is hardly any time or creativity for dinners. So, if you are looking for Halloween dinner ideas to match the festivity, the above-mentioned recipes are just perfect. Try these and let us know which one you love the most and why?