By Tess Bonn
Looking for some easy recipes to go along with your relaxing Labor Day weekend? Enjoy these classic late-summer favorites that are perfect for the grill, and savor every moment of your gloriously long weekend.
—Fresh Grilled Veggie Tacos (pictured) (Edible Perspective)
These grilled veggies prove that barbecues aren’t just for meat lovers. Take them to a whole new level by adding some chipotle seasoning.
—Bourbon BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwiches and Green Apple Slaw (The Book of Burger)
You haven’t had a burger until you’ve tried one of Rachel Ray’s The Book of Burger recipes. Not a fan of bbq sauce? Don’t sweat it—you can swap it out for salsa or horseradish.
—Salsa (The Homesick Texan)
Whether you choose canned or fresh tomatoes from your local farmer’s market, this zesty recipe will please your taste buds. If you’re looking to really spice things up, you can substitute your serrano peppers for jalapeños.
—Caprese Pasta Salad (Once Upon a Recipe)
Have a bigger crowd than you expected for your cookout? This is the perfect recipe to feed even the hungriest crowd. For a healthy alternative, swap in multi-grain pasta.
—Grilled Corn on the Cob (Mommy’s Kitchen)
With only three ingredients, it’s safe to say that this recipe is pretty much foolproof. But if you’re feeling adventurous, you can season it with a little cayenne pepper and some lime.
—Cucumber Margarita (A Beautiful Mess)
This is a refreshing new take on a classic. To sweeten it up a bit, add some sour mix or simple syrup.
Photo courtesy of Edible Perspective
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