Halloween Main Dish Recipes

Jack-O-Lantern Joes

Pumpkin dinner for kids.
Kids will love this fun, easy to make Halloween Dinner #recipes #halloween

Here’s another fun October lunch/dinner. Make your favorite Sloppy Joe recipe (or use the one below – YUM). Put sloppy joe on bottom hamburger bun. Cut out a jack-o-lantern face from cheese (singles or deli) and put on top of sloppy Joe. TADA! You have a fun, creative lunch or dinner that is sure to please!

Sloppy Joes Recipe


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small/medium onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 teas garlic powder (or 1 clove minced)
  • 1 teas ground mustard
  • 3/4 cup ketchup (we buy it without high fructose corn syrup)
  • 4 teas brown sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste

In skillet cook beef with onion & pepper; drain. Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer 10-30 minutes to blend flavor. Serve warm on hamburger buns. DELICIOUS! I don’t know why anyone wouldn’t make their own – so easy, so good!

is just one of all recipes I’ve shared on this blog of our family tested recipes!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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