Prepare to dazzle your taste buds and ignite your culinary creativity with these 15 unusual Labor Day recipes that will have everyone at the table begging for the secret ingredients.
These recipes are not only delicious but also simple to make, ensuring that you spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the festivities.
Smashed Red Potatoes With Garlic-Dill Sauce
So easy and delicious, these Crispy Smashed Red Potatoes With Garlic And Dill are a comfort side dish that never disappoints. Naturally vegan and made with just 4 simple ingredients, these crushed red potatoes are great for any occasion. Smashed potato recipe.
Tandoori Chicken Wings
These smoky Tandoori chicken wings, marinated in Indian spices and yogurt and grilled to perfection, will blow your mind away! The wings are succulent and juicy on the interior and crispy on the outside. Tandoori Chicken Wings.
Armenian Chicken Skewers
I have no doubt, you will quickly become a fan of this juicy and tender Lula Kebab. The recipe is easy to make and uses just 6 ingredients not counting salt and pepper. Great for summer grilling and picky eaters approved. You can also prepare this in the oven, see my tips below. Armenian Chicken Skewers
Juicy, flavorful and incredibly delicious Georgian Shashlik or Mtsvadi. Classic recipe that my family has been making for years. Easy and requires just 4 ingredients. Pork Kebobs
Juicy Black Bean Burger
Are you ready for the best black bean burger recipe out there? This easy and delicious veggie mushroom burger is healthy and bursting with flavor. And the best part is, it takes just 30 minutes to make it from start to finish! This burger recipe is so good that you will never miss the meat. Black bean burger.
Easy Sticky Maple Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken Wings
These Sticky Maple Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken Wings are super easy and use pantry ingredients that you should have on hand. You might just need to pick up some fresh ginger when you shop for the wings. Sticky Maple Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken Wings.
Lemon Greek Potatoes
These Roasted Mediterranean Potatoes are fully loaded with lemony oregano, garlic, and olive oil flavors. Plus, they couldn’t be easier to make! No boiling is needed. Try this simple side dish the next time you’re craving something fresh, unique, and flavorful. Lemon Greek Potatoes
Oven Roasted Asparagus
Really easy Mediterranean Asparagus With Balsamic Drizzle And Pine Nuts. Trimmed asparagus spears are baked in olive oil until tender but crispy and then finished with a quick homemade Balsamic drizzle. This healthy vegan recipe is kid-friendly and makes a delicious dinner side. Mediterranean Asparagus
Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad
Easy and fun Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad With Green Olives is perfect for picnics or potlucks. Mushrooms make this pasta salad hearty and rich. They also stand up to the bold flavors of the dressing. Be sure to slice the mushrooms thin to make sure they absorb plenty of flavor from the marinade. Marinated Mushroom Pasta Salad
Crispy Apple Pie Egg Rolls
These Apple Pie Egg Rolls are crispy on the outside with a tangy and moderately sweet green apple filling. They make a great choice for breakfast or brunch. Apple Pie Egg Rolls
Yogurt Potato Salad
This Healthy Potato Salad with cucumber and tomato in a garlicky yogurt sauce is all you need for summer picnics or BBQs. This simple salad is so easy to make and it's creamy and delicious. Yogurt Potato Salad
Creamy Cauliflower Cucumber Salad
Vibrant, healthy, and delicious Creamy Cauliflower Salad With Cucumber And Corn is going to be on repeat this summer. So easy to make. You'll love the creamy and herby sauce. Creamy Cauliflower Salad With Cucumber
Apple Sponge Cake
Super delicious and moist Apple Sponge Cake, also called Sharlotka will become your new favorite apple dessert. It's so easy to make, topped with a sweet and crispy almond layer which literally melts in your mouth. Give this decadent fall treat a try and it won't disappoint! Apple Sponge Cake
Watermelon And Goat Cheese Salad
Juicy, colorful and healthy, this Watermelon Salad With Goat Cheese features all the goodness of summer produce - sweet watermelons, flavorful heirloom tomatoes and vibrant mint. Make it for a picnic or backyard BBQ. Super simple and delicious! Watermelon Salad With Goat Cheese
Italian Bean And Olive Salad
This Italian Cannellini Bean Salad is healthy, flavorful, and satisfying. Made with white beans, juicy roasted bell peppers, olives, marinated red onions, and dollops of vegan cashew cheese, it's the perfect cold side dish or easy lunch. A good option for picnics, potluck, or work lunches too. Italian Cannellini Bean Salad.
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Iryna Bychkiv is the founder and writer of the culinary website Lavender & Macarons, where she shares clean, European-inspired recipes that are delicious, easy to prepare, and made with wholesome ingredients. Iryna loves creating meals that are simple yet healthy and unique, including vegan and vegetarian recipes.
Iryna is also a freelance writer for MSN and Associated Press Wire.