The Creepiest Salad Bar

Turn a simple salad bar into a haunting Halloween meal when you label the ingredients with spooky names and toss the salad with a blood-red dressing.

The Creepiest Salad Bar

For extra-speedy prep, purchase pre-sliced mushrooms, washed lettuce in bags, cut-up broccoli florets and shredded cheese.


Monster Slime Dressing

  • 1 cup Italian dressing
  • 1/4 cup ketchup

Creepiest Salad Stuff

  • 8 cups spring mix lettuce blend (weeds and grass)
  • 1 cup green bell pepper strips (goblin fingers)
  • 1/2 cup shelled sunflower seeds (witch's teeth)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (vampire eyeballs)
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms (sliced toadstools)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (mummy's bandages)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets (ogre curls)


  1. Monster Slime Dressing: In small serving bowl, mix dressing ingredients until well blended.
  2. Creepiest Salad Stuff: Place salad ingredients in individual bowls to create salad bar. (Make labels so your goblins know what is in the bowls.)
  3. Serve dressing with salad ingredients.

Prep Time: 15 min | Yield: 8 servings

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury - Bake-Off is a registered trademark of General Mills 2007 and ™ General Mills

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