30 + Labor Day Grilling Recipes are all the recipes you need to plan your Labor Day eating festivities. From side dishes, to meat, to seafood, burgers, drinks and you can’t skip dessert.
It’s the last hurrah, Labor Day is the un-official end of Summer. But don’t despair, the weather is still good (I hope it is for you) and the good news is there’s still more time for grilling, 3 days of it.
So if you’re staying home and relaxing or entertaining a crowd look no further, all the recipes are right here in 1 place.
30 + Labor Day Grilling Recipes
These grilled shrimp with ginger lemon dipping sauce are really quick and easy. Sweet shrimp are marinated in lemon, garlic, salt and pepper, then grilled. The ginger lemon dipping sauce is the perfect accompaniment for a dish that is the perfect appetizer.
Caramelized Red Pepper & Onion Burger has caramelized red peppers and onions cooked right into the burger meat itself. Along with my tips and ideas, this is guaranteed to be one tasty burger.
Grilled Beef Stuffed Poblano Peppers are prepared entirely on the grill so you can keep the kitchen cool by taking the heat outside. Mexican food is the ideal cuisine to make for summer grilling and entertaining.
What is better than a good plate of vegetables? A platter of grilled vegetables with creamy sun dried tomato dip. A colorful combination of simply grilled veggies with something delicious to dunk them into.
There’s nothing better than a great rack of ribs. Grilled barbecue spare ribs are dry rubbed, roasted to make them tender, then grilled with barbecue sauce for that fall-off-the-bone for a melt-in-your-mouth experience.
Nothing says summer than a loaded pasta salad. This grilled chicken and vegetable pasta is the perfect meal too cook outdoors, take to the beach or serve when entertaining.
A classic pizza with a summer twist. This grilled Margherita pizza is cooked on the grill, and I’m taking this one to the next level by using a really good sauce.
Lemon-lime margarita. A classic margarita gets a double citrus punch by mixing equal parts lemon and lime for a refreshing and delicious drink to wash down any Mexican meal.
Earl Grey lemonade is a perfectly refreshing and easy family friendly drink to keep you cool all summer long. Earl grey tea with its bergamot orange infused flavor is mixed with fresh lemonade for a tart, tangy, delicious drink
Pimm’s is Englands number one choice when mixing up a delicious summer drink. This Pimm’s strawberry mint cocktail is cooling, refreshing and perfect to get you through the sunny season.
Grilled Steak Fajita Bowls make the best meal that is cooked entirely on the grill. The bowl starts with a bed of crunchy lettuce, topped with tender grilled sliced steak, grilled peppers and onions, grilled corn salsa, black beans and avocado.
Grilled Lemongrass Chicken Skewers are one of the easiest and most flavorful dishes you can grill up this summer. If you haven’t cooked with lemongrass, you need to start with this easy recipe.
Juicy and very flavorful, this chipotle chicken burger mixes finely chopped onion, red pepper, cilantro and a little kick from chipotles in adobo right into the ground chicken meat. Prepare for a tastefest because this will satisfy any burger craving.
Slow cooker beer bratwurst with onions and peppers are the perfect, easy cookout meal for a crowd. Brats are slow cooked in German beer along with onions and peppers, pile onto a bun and you’re set.
Sweet, herby, and smokey, these grilled sweet potato wedges get an added spice kick when dipped in curry ketchup. They taste as good as they look and don’t take much time at all.
Chips and guacamole is everyones favorite part of eating Mexican food and my signature guacamole comes with a Culinary Ginger spin.
This Grilled Salsa Verde is not your average salsa verde. Grilled tomatillos, pasilla peppers and jalapeño with added sweetness from pineapple. This is a salsa so full of flavor you’ll find it hard to put down the tortilla chips.
Quick & Easy Grilled Corn Salsa can be enjoyed as a simple snack with tortilla chips, or top your favorite dishes like tamales, tacos or fajitas. There is nothing better and sweeter than seasonal corn made even sweeter on the grill.
Grilled Parmesan Garlic and Basil Corn on the Cob is a delicious use of sweet, seasonal corn. Sweet corn on the cob is grilled then topped with fresh Parmesan, roasted garlic butter and fresh basil for the best barbecue side dish.
Roasted potato and herb salad is taken to the next level by roasting the potatoes before bathing them in a delicious Dijon dressing. With the addition of fresh herbs, that takes it from a really good potato salad to a really great potato salad.
Warm bacon coleslaw is a quick and easy side dish that will accompany just about any main dish and now that the cold weather is here. It is nice to serve a warm and comforting dish plus, there’s bacon!
Baja Style Fish Tacos popular in the Baja region of Mexico. Fresh halibut pieces are coated in Mexican spices then sautéed. They are nestled in corn tortillas, topped with crunchy shredded cabbage, homemade pico de gallo and a cooling lime crema. Fresh, healthy and delicious.
Everyone loves Mexican tacos and Grilled Carne Asada Tacos are as authentic as they get. Flank steak is marinated in delicious flavors, grilled and sliced thinly and to add a little extra flavor, the tortillas are grilled as well.
Queso fundido skillet nachos are perfect for any game day watching or just a really awesome snack. Perfect for feeding a crowd, these nachos are loaded with everyone’s favorites and more.
Summer is here and these grilled chicken skewers with mustard sauce are a fun, easy and delicious way to enjoy grilling. This is a fun juxtaposition of fun food on a stick paired with elegant wine.
Grilled Filet Mignon with Mint and Parsley. A perfectly grilled lean cut of beef is simply seasoned, grilled and served with a sauce of fresh herbs, mint and parsley.
Classic coleslaw gets a Culinary Ginger spin by adding crunchy fennel and spring onions all mixed in a creamy delicious dressing. Spring is here and we’re ready for the warm weather.
These homemade dill pickle chips take a few easy steps to transform simple cucumbers into fresh and crunchy, delicious pickle chips. Perfect for snacking, sandwiches and of course, burgers.
Irish coffee milkshake shooters are easy, fun, grown-up individual desserts perfect for parties, entertaining or St Patricks Day. Irish cream liqueur is blended with coffee ice cream,topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
No churn vanilla bean ice cream is a pleasing treat on a hot summer day. Creamy and not too sweet with distinct vanilla seed specks, this ice cream is a blank canvas for many other flavors.
I’m taking classic beef hot dogs and making them Mexican style. An easy meal that your whole family will love. Hot dogs are always delicious, but it’s the toppings that make them better.