Easy Labor Day Recipes

Wondering what to cook for Labor Day? You’ve come to the right place! This list of Labor Day Food Ideas contains a curated selection of hand-picked end-of-summer recipes.


Crispy bacon, juicy beef, and creamy avocado make this savory main course a staple for any Labor Day BBQ menu.

Avocado Bacon Burger


This is an authentic Middle Eastern chicken kabob marinated to perfection. Serve it with a side of tzatziki for a meal that is guaranteed to impress.

Chicken Shish Kabobs


Seasoned with my zesty and fresh Easy Shrimp Marinade, this flavorful shrimp recipe is great if you are in need of Labor Day menu ideas for a crowd.

Grilled Shrimp Skewers


Go beyond hot dogs with this tender, rich grilled turkey tenderloin recipe with all the sweet, spicy, and savory flavors you love from your grill.

Grilled Turkey Tenderloin


Perfectly cooked red potatoes drizzled with a delicious creamy dressing, this easy potato salad transports easily, making it ideal for Labor Day picnics and potlucks.

Red Potato Salad


One of the best labor day recipes for a crowd, this authentic Mexican corn recipe transforms sweet corn (even corn on the cob!) into an authentic Mexican side everyone will love.

Mexican Street Corn


Made with homemade galette dough, this is a great summer galette that anyone can make. Top it off with a few scoops of ice cream and accept the compliments.

Peach Blueberry Galette


Fresh strawberries and fresh basil are the key to making this 10-minute cocktail explode with a ripe, fruity flavor. It's not only delicious but also a feast for eyes.

Strawberry Basil Margarita

There is more!

Need more inspiration? Check out the rest of our easy Labor Day food ideas for more recipe inspiration for your weekend cookout.