The 21 Best Labor Day Recipes to Try This Year
Read on for the best Labor Day recipes from our contributors.
Lighter Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
Lighten up your Caesar salad with a Greek yogurt dressing with help from
Savory Nothings. By adding pasta and chicken, you transform the salad into a hearty main dish.
Image Credit: Savory Nothings
Bacon-Sweet Potato Tots with Maple-Mustard Dip
These tater tots from contributor
Grab a Plate are made with sweet potatoes and bacon for a mouthwatering treat!
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Thai Chicken Tacos with Spicy Peanut Drizzle
This Labor Day, enjoy grilling chicken and building your own tacos. You won't be able to get enough of this spicy peanut drizzle from
The Usual Bliss.
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Italian BLT Grilled Cheese
Chef Savvy has updated the BLT in the most amazing way. No one will be able to get enough of this Italian BLT Grilled Cheese sandwich at your Labor Day party!
Image Credit: Chef Savvy
Cherry Tomato Peach Salsa
Here's another good one from
Chef Savvy. This unique salsa combines the best flavors of summer for a perfect addition to your Labor Day spread.
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Pesto Zucchini Pasta
By replacing pasta with julienned zucchini,
Healing and Eating has made this dish a little lighter without sacrificing any flavor.
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Grilled Pizza with Fig, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese
This tasty (and beautiful) pizza from contributor
Grab a Plate will make for a perfect appetizer when shared, or a delicious main dish.
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Spicy Black Bean and Lime Quinoa Salad
Rebel Grain says this black bean and quinoa-filled dish is crowd pleaser. In addition to it being very healthy, the salad tastes even better the next day!
Image Credit: Rebel Grain
Grilled Chicken with Hatch Chile Chimichurri Sauce
Since hatch chiles are freshest for a short period at the end of the summer, chef
Billy Parisi makes sure to use them up in a tasty chimichurri sauce over grilled chicken.
Image Credit: Billy Parisi
Vegetarian Zucchini and Veggie Burger
This veggie burger by
Lemons and Basil is way better than your typical store-bought veggie burger. This recipe is perfect to accommodate your vegetarian guests.
Image Credit: Lemons and Basil
Grilled Black Pepper and Chicken Salad
Simply Sated has managed to lighten up her chicken salad but still keeps it incredibly delicious. You can serve it over greens or on a crostini!
Image Credit: Simply Sated
Sweet Lemon Iced Tea
Let your guests cool off with this tasty sweet iced tea. Thanks to
Erren's Kitchen, this sweet tea is easy to make and unbelievably refreshing.
Image Credit: Erren's Kitchen
Creamy Yogurt Peach Pie
This recipe is actually easy as pie.
Mom Foodie combines Jell-O, yogurt and a whipped topping for a creamy and delicious peach pie.
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South West Farro Salad with Corn and Tomatoes
The Law Student's Wife knows how to make a super simple, yet totally satisfying salad. This salad contains farro, black beans, corn and tomatoes for a super easy meal. The zesty dressing also take 60 seconds to make!
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Homemade Ginger Peach Soda
No need to buy soda for your Labor Day party! Just make
Beard and Bonnet's ginger peach soda, which will delight and surprise the guests.
Image Credit: Beard and Bonnet
Popcorn Pie Pops with Salty Caramel
Sugary and Buttery, your Labor Day dessert spread will never be the same. These pie pops are served on sticks for an adorable and delicious dessert.
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Chicken Barley Salad with Roasted Corn and Scallions
On The Table Today manages to combine all the delicious flavors of summer into one perfect Labor Day dish.
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Break out the grill and the cocktail shaker,
Labor Day is around the corner! Forget about the typical burgers and hot dogs this year though. This Labor Day, prep for the big get-together with the best recipes from our contributors. They're cooking up a bunch of great dishes that you'll definitely want to try. Between raw coconut pie and bacon-filled tater tots, you'll have something to please all the guests!
Check out the slideshow above for the best Labor Day recipes from our contributors.
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