25 Labor Day Weekend Grilling Recipes

Grill your way through the long weekend with these 25 recipes. From mains to sides to breakfast and dessert (yes!), send off summer with some of our favorite things to throw on the grill.
By Sophia Melissa Caraballo Piñeiro ,

Chicken Shawarma Drumsticks

Photography by Dan Saelinger

Amazing news: You already have most of these ingredients on-hand.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Shawarma Drumsticks

Buffalo Onion Dogs

C'mon, what's Labor Day Weekend without hot dogs?

Recipe: Try Rachael's Buffalo Onion Dogs

Rachael Ray's Grilled Fish with Maque Choux

If you think white fish is boring, you've never had it like this before. Rachael dresses it up with a bright maque choux, a Creole-inspired side dish.

Recipe: Try Rachael's Grilled Fish with Maque Choux

Grilled & Glazed Radicchio Wedges

Photography by Kate Mathis

Bet you never thought of throwing radicchio on the grill! This makes a great side dish that'll go with whatever else you're grilling this weekend.

Recipe: Try our Grilled & Glazed Radicchio Wedges

Grilled Zucchini with Pine Nuts

Pick up some zucchs at the farmers' market to make this irresistible side dish.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Zucchini with Pine Nuts

Mezcal-Marinated Steak Tacos

Photography by Johnny Miller

Think you can handle this mezcal-infused taco?

Recipe: Try our Mezcal-Marinated Steak Tacos

Grilled Marinated Onions with Pine Nuts & Raisins

Alex Farnum

This colorful plate is sure to be a popular with all your guests.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Marinated Onions with Pine Nuts & Raisins

Green Curry Shrimp Skewers

Photography by Kate Mathis

This Thai-inspired app would be great on a salad, too!

Recipe: Try our Green Curry Shrimp Skewers

Grilled Shrimp & Cabbage Salad with Lime Crema

Photography by Nicole Franzen

We're throwing everything on the grill with this recipe — even the greens!

Recipe: Try our Shrimp & Cabbage Salad with Lime Crema

Grilled Peanut Butter S'mores Dip

Sorry, are you still reading this? We were sure the photo above would be enough to sell you on this crowd-pleasing dessert! Trust us, it's just as good as it looks.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Peanut Butter S'mores Dip

Grilled Bok Choy with Sesame Vinaigrette

Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

This salad is so quick to make, you might want to serve it every week!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Bok Choy with Sesame Vinaigrette 

Grilled Watermelon Caprese

Photography by Peter Ardito

YUM, burrata! It's amazing all over grilled watermelon in this fun riff on caprese.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Watermelon Caprese

Hoisin & Ginger Steak with Grilled Onions & Sesame Sriracha Corn

Photography by Joseph De Leo

A full meal on the grill, all in 30 minutes!

Recipe: Try Rachael's Hoisin & Ginger Steak with Grilled Onions & Sesame Sriracha Corn

Mexican-Style Grilled Avocado

Photography by Peter Ardito

Elevate your avocado game to another level.

Recipe: Try our Mexican-Style Grilled Avocado

Grilled-Shrimp Taco Salad

Photography by Johnny Miller

This lightened-up take on taco salad is made with shrimp and mangos.

Recipe: Try our Grilled-Shrimp Taco Salad

Grilled Challah French Toast

Photography by Christopher Testani

Hosting people over the weekend? Keep the party going by making breakfast on the grill! You won't want to go back to plain old French toast after this.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Challah French Toast

Grilled Watermelon Chili Sticks

Photography by Peter Ardito

Who knew that you could make so many version of watermelon on the grill?

Recipe: Try our Grilled Watermelon Chili Sticks

Grilled-Potato Salad

Photography by Peter Ardito

Surprise everyone at your next get-together by bringing this out rather than a traditional potato salad.

Recipe: Try our Grilled-Potato Salad

Littleneck Clams with Sausage, Kelp Broth, Corn & Grilled Bread

Photography by Melanie Acevedo

Clambake vibes!

Recipe: Try our Littleneck Clams with Sausage, Kelp Broth, Corn & Grilled Bread

Grilled Flank Steak with Red Chimichurri

Photography by Kate Mathis

You're just 30 minutes away from this delish steak with a chile-spiked topping.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Flank Steak with Red Chimichurri

Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Photography by Christopher Testani

Tailgating season is right around the corner, so bookmark this one for many weekends to come!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Moroccan Chicken Skewers

Photography by Kate Mathis

The secret ingredient in this sauce? A little bit of honey!

Recipe: Try our Moroccan Chicken Skewers

Grilled Peaches Caprese Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Photography by Joseph De Leo

This super-fresh salad will brighten up your weekend.

Recipe: Try our Grilled Peaches Caprese Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Grilled Watermelon "Pizza"

Photography by Christopher Testani

This healthy dessert is great for kids—and adults, too!

Recipe: Try our Grilled Watermelon "Pizza"

Rachael's Double Cheeseburgers with Special Ranch

Photography by Joseph De Leo

This recipe gives a certain fast food icon a run for its money.

Recipe: Try Rachael's Double Cheeseburgers with Special Ranch

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