30 Best Labor Day Recipes

Are you looking for delicious labor day recipes? You have come to the right place. I have gathered a list of the best recipes for you to make this labor day.

Included are salad recipes, burger recipes, dinner recipes, appetizer recipes, and dessert recipes. Let’s get started going through the list of labor day recipes.

30 Best Labor Day Recipes

Salad Recipes

macaroni salad

1. Creamy Potato Salad

The first recipe on the list shows you how to make the best potato salad.

The combination of potatoes, celery, herbs, and other ingredients really brings out an excellent taste and flavor to this salad.

This recipe is creamy and delicious.

Get this recipe on Inspired Taste.

2. Classic Macaroni Salad

What would a Labor Day picnic be without macaroni salad? It’s the perfect side dish – creamy, cold, and refreshing. And it’ll help you use up all those veggies you have lying in your produce drawers.

Get this recipe on Foodie Crush.

3. Meditteraean Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is loaded with pasta and veggies, which are mixed with a delicious tangy vinaigrette.

It only takes 30 minutes to get this tasty salad to the table.

This pasta salad would make the perfect side dish to go along with your BBQ dinner.

Get this recipe on Love and Lemons.

4. Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a refreshing summer salad. It is a tasty and versatile dish because it can be served on its own or with bread; it can be eaten in a sandwich, in wraps, or as part of an appetizer platter.

Chicken salad recipes are great for any time of the year, but especially on Labor Day. This is a great recipe because it’s easy to make and also tastes good.

Get this recipe on Spend With Pennies.

Burger Recipes

cheeseburger with bacon

5. Bacon Cheeseburger

These bacon cheeseburgers are the perfect choice for your next cookout. With fresh ingredients straight from your fridge, this burger couldn’t be easier to make and will please even the pickiest eaters among your crew.

Get this recipe on Culinary Hill.

6. Steakhouse Burger

Are you craving a mouthwatering juicy steakhouse burger but have no time to get to a restaurant to order one? You are in luck because I have a recipe to share with you that shows you how to make the best steakhouse burgers in the comfort of your own home.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

7. Turkey Burger

Here is a great recipe for turkey burgers. They are quick and easy to make with only a few simple ingredients needed. You will need 10 minutes of cooking time.

These burgers are juicy and full of flavors.

Get this recipe on Cooking Classy.

8. Ground Chicken Burger

These chicken burgers would be perfect for you to make for your labor day lunch or dinner.

Juicy, full of flavors, and absolutely delicious.

Serve with one of the salad recipes.

Get this recipe on Salt and Lavender.

9. Veggie Burger

If you are looking for a healthy burger option, then you need to try these black bean burgers.

I like the fact that these burgers are not mushy, but they turn out just right.

They are thick, juicy, and taste amazing.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

Dinner Recipes

grilled chicken

10. Chicken Kabobs

Fire up the grill and make these tasty chicken kabobs. Use up your vegetables and add everything to your kabob sticks.

In this recipe it takes you through the steps needed to make the best kabobs along with a bonus chicken marinade recipe.

You can also make these kabobs in the oven if you don’t want to use the grill.

Serve with rice or salad.

Get this recipe on Well Plated.

11. BBQ Ribs

Incredibly juicy, fall off the bone, melt in your mouth bbq ribs. This recipe has it all.

It starts off with well-seasoned ribs, followed by baking, and then smothering the ribs with the best BBQ sauce.

This is sure to be a hit with your family.

Get this recipe on Cafe Delites.

12. Corn On The Cob

If you are looking for a simple side dish to make for dinner, you should defiantly try this corn-on-the-cob recipe.

This recipe shows you how to make the best corn on the cob.

Get this recipe on All Recipes.

13. Grilled Steak

No more dried-out steak or busting your brain trying to make the perfect steak.

This recipe takes you through the steps needed to create the perfect steak on the grill.

Get this recipe on The Stay At Home Chef.

If you are looking for an easy steak marinade to really enhance the flavor of your steaks. Try this recipe for the best steak marinade.

14.Grilled Pork Chops

If you don’t feel like making steaks or chicken, then why not grill some pork chops.

This recipe is easy to make and taste amazing.

Get this recipe on Dinner At The Zoo.

Delicious pork chop marinade recipe.

15. Carne Asada

This carne asada recipe is absolutely delicious and excellent.

The marinade enhances the flavor of the meat so well.

After grilling the meat, it turns out nice and juicy. This would be a great recipe to make for your labor day weekend dinner.

Get this recipe on Damn Delicious.

16. Pulled Pork

If you have time in your schedule, you should make this tasty pulled pork recipe. It will take longer than the other recipes to make, but it is well worth the wait.

The meat is seasoned perfectly and then cooked until the pork is tender and juicy, with an excellent flavor. Make a pulled pork sandwich and top with BBQ sauce.

Get this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow.

17. Grilled Chicken

Here is an easy grilled chicken recipe. This recipe is easy to follow, and the end result is a perfect juicy grilled chicken breast to enjoy.

Get this recipe on Kristine’s Kitchen.

18. Zucchini Fries

Use up your extra zucchinis and make zucchini fries. This recipe is gluten-free and low carb. It would go well with the grilled chicken.

Get this recipe on Downshiftology.

Appetizer Recipes

spinach dip

19. Corn Dip

Whip up a quick and easy corn dip to eat as an appetizer while you are waiting for labor day dinner to be ready.

Get this recipe on Homemade Hooplah.

20. Spinach Dip

Here is an easy cheesy, creamy spinach dip recipe that is loaded with cheese and delicious flavors.

Enjoy this spinach dip with crackers, toast, veggies, or fill a bread bowl with it.

Get this recipe here.

21. Chicken Dip

Cheesy Chicken Dip is an easy appetizer the whole family can enjoy. This creamy dip is the perfect comfort food to enjoy for special occasions and holidays, 

It is easy to make and quick to prepare.

Get this recipe here.

22. Cheesy Bread

The whole family will love this delicious cheesy bread. This bread is easy to make with only a few simple ingredients needed.

Get this recipe on Crunchy Creamy Sweet.

23. Honey Garlic Little Smokies

A great recipe you can make in your crockpot. These smokies are an easy appetizer to make for Labor Day. They are combined with the best sweet and tangy garlic sauce.

This recipe will take longer to make than the other recipes. You will need to plan for 2-4 hours of cooking time, depending upon which heat setting you use.

Get this recipe on The Blond Cook.

Dessert Recipes

strawberry cheesecake

25. Strawberry Cheesecake

This strawberry cheesecake is absolutely delicious. It starts with its creamy filling topped with the best strawberry sauce that looks and tastes excellent.

This is a must-make for your labor day dessert.

Get this recipe on Recipe Tin Eats.

24. Blueberry Muffins

These delicious homemade blueberry muffins are easy to make, loaded with blueberries and delicious flavors.

Whip up a batch of muffins to enjoy for breakfast or an easy snack the whole family will love

Get this recipe here.

26. Peach Cobbler

Here is a delicious peach cobbler recipe for you to try. You can use fresh or canned peaches to make this recipe. Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Get this recipe on Tastes Better From Scratch.

27. Zucchini Muffins

Use up your zucchini’s and make the family a batch of these easy zucchini muffins.

This is the season for zucchini’s, and there is a lot of delicious recipes you can make. You can find some great zucchini recipes to make for dinner here.

Get this recipe here.

28. Homemade Brownies

Nothing is better than a bunch of fudgy homemade brownies. The recipe is easy to make and made all in one bowl, which makes cleanup easy.

The other great thing is no mixer is required. Get these brownies to the table in 30 minutes.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

29. Zucchini Bread

This recipe is for a healthy version of zucchini bread.

It uses whole wheat, honey, and other healthy ingredients. If you are looking for a healthy recipe, definitely try this zucchini bread.

Get this recipe on Cookie and Kate.

30. Oatmeal Cookies

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make the best oatmeal cookies. They are soft, chewy, and taste amazing.

Get this recipe on Cooking Classy.

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30 Best Labor Day Recipes

The best recipes to make for labor day.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Labor Day Recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 260kcal


  • Potatoes
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sour Cream
  • Eggs


  • Pick a recipe to make for labor day.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Follow the recipe directions.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.


Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.