10 Recipes to Send Off Summer

10 Recipes to Send Off Summer

Give summer one last hurrah this Labor Day weekend with a fabulous party filled with friends, family, food, and fun. While we can’t help you with the other three, we’ve got you covered with the food! Here are 10 recipes to help you plan your Labor Day menu.

 

A simple marinade featuring chipotle chili powder, cilantro and lime juice makes this chicken festive and flavorful.

 

Jamaican Bean Burgers

A fabulous bean burger infused with Jamaica’s much loved warming spices and, of course, a bit of heat.

 

Curried Chicken Salad

This lightly curried chicken salad is accented by sweet grapes and dates. Try it atop lettuce or stuffed in a pita.

 

Peach Ginger Crisp

Crystallized ginger kicks this peach crisp up a notch. Serve with a dollop of ice cream or sweet tea with mint for a perfect summertime dessert.

 

Wasabi Deviled Eggs

Wasabi is not the exotic ingredient it once was, now that Americans eat sushi almost as much as spaghetti or pizza. Wasabi is a kind of Japanese horseradish, and the wasabi served in most sushi bars and restaurants is actually horseradish. It’s something many have grown to love, and it gives these fun deviled eggs a nice kick.

 

Gourmet Greek Burger

Topped with a basil, mint mayonnaise, this is flavorful recipe is a great way to change up your burger.

Mediterranean Broccoli Salad

Blanching the broccoli and carrots preserves the flavors and health benefits in this bright and tasty salad.

 

Maque Choux Southern Corn Salad

Explore traditional Creole cuisine with this simple corn salad alongside crab or shrimp.

 

Cucumber Salsa with Feta

A fresh take on salsa–delicious on grilled fish or pita chips!

 

Apple Cheddar Turkey Burgers

Juicy grated apples are the secret to these moist, flavorful burgers.