65+ Labor Day Salad Recipes

August 18, 2013



Get ready for Labor Day BBQs with some of these 68 delicious salad recipes.

Caprese Salad – A great caprese salad recipe that is great for a summer side dish.

Avocado, Bacon, & Chimichurri Grilled Cheese with Tomato & Avocado Salad – If you love avocados, you’ll love this salad recipe!

Bacon Ranch Grilled Jalapenos – A great grilling recipe for you pepper lovers!

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad – This Buffalo Chicken Pasta salad uses a buffalo vinaigrette type dressing (no mayo or heavy dressings) and includes chicken, veggies, and blue cheese. Yum!

Cooked Radishes – A yummy way to make cooked radishes.

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad – A yummy summer salad option!

Armadillo Potatoes – An easy to make and pretty side dish!

Dani’s Famous Homemade Mac and Cheese – Who is still looking for the perfect mac and cheese? This may be it.

Caprese Pasta Salad – A great salad recipe that you can make ahead and have ready to go.

Moroccan-ish Carrot Salad – A great salad using carrots and a Moroccan inspired dressing.

Broccoli And Snow Pea Salad With Apple Butter Dressing – Another great broccoli salad option. This one with yummy apple butter dressing.

Cheesy Grilled Garlic Bread Recipe – A yummy garlic bread made right on the grill.

Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad – I love deviled eggs, so this macaroni salad is a new favorite in my house.

Bacon Cheddar Potato Salad – If you love potato salad, you’ll love this one with bacon and cheddar.

Veggie Salads in Jars – A great way to serve veggie salads at your next BBQ.

Bobby Flay Corn – A delicious side dish that goes great with some meat off the grill.

Delicious Bruschetta Salad – A yummy salad made with a delicious baguette.

Macaroni Salad – A must salad for an evening of grilling.

Red White and Blue Potato Salad – Yummy potato salad made with blue cheese

Smokey BBQ Baked Lentils, Cedar Plank Salmon – Great summer dish with salmon and lentils.

Grilled Corn with Tomato Basil Butter – An easy and yummy way to make corn on the cob.

Black Bean Pasta Salad Recipe – Black beans go great in salads, and this pasta salad is no exception.

Twice Baked Garlic and Smoked Gouda Potatoes – A yummy potato side dish your guests will love!

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad – A potato Salad with bacon and ranch. Need I say more?

Green Bean Salad with Basil, Parmesan, Shallots, and Balsamic – Yummy green bean salad perfect for BBQ night.

Crab and Cream Cheese Bites – These delicious little bites made a great app for your next BBQ.

Syrian Potato Salad – Potato salad is a great summer BBQ side dish!

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Garlic Toast Salad with Sun Dried Tomatos – Here is a great way to use old bread to make a delicious salad!

Rainbow Roasted Potato Salad – A yummy potato salad that uses purple potatoes.

Slow Cooker Baked Beans – Great baked beans side dish that you can throw in the slower cooker and forget about.

Yogurt Broccoli Salad – Great tasting broccoli salad using yogurt as the dressing.

Hawaiian Baked Beans – Try this Hawaiian inspired twist on baked beans. Perfect for a BBQ.

Shredded Potato Casserole – A great side dish for a night of grilling!

Mojito Fruit Salad – The great flavor or a mojito in a cool, refreshing summer salad.

Canadian Coleslaw – A great northern salad recipe!

Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives and Toasted Pine Nuts – Pasta salads make great side dishes at any summer party.

Zucchini  and Tomato Medley and Orange Mint Vinaigrette – I love using summer veggies in a great salad.

Cool Cucumber Broccoli Salad – A cold veggie salad is perfect for summer. And this one has a couple of my favorite summer vegetables.

Easy Taco Dip Recipe – This easy to make taco dip will be a hit at your next get together.

Veggie Crescent Bites – A yummy little appetizer perfect for a summer BBQ.

Sweet Corn Muffins – A great bread to sit beside your favorite summer salad.

Potato Salad Recipe with Italian Sausage and Fennel – A yummy potato salad option with sausage. Perfect pair.

Old Reliable Salads you can Count On – Some great salads that have been around and are still favorites.

Cheesy Street Corn Recipe – You may not want to eat regular corn on the cob again!

Nonnies Chopped Veggie Salad – This salad will become a favorite to have at your family’s BBQ table!

Antipasto Pasta Salad – A great summer salad option with no mayo.

Creamy Potato Salad Hold the Mayo – A great potato salad option using hummus and yogurt instead of mayo.

Balsamic Watermelon Salad – This watermelon salad goes great at any BBQ.

Prickly Pleasures Grilled Baby Artichokes – A great side dish for grilling using baby artichokes.

Ribbons & Bows Pasta Salad – A salad that is as pretty to look at as it is delicious to eat.

Broccoli Salad – A great broccoli salad option with carrots and cheese!

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans – I love side dishes you can stick in the crock pot and not worry about all day.

Loaded Baked Potato Salad – This looks like one of the yummiest potato salad recipes I’ve seen! Love loaded baked potatoes!

Refrigerator Dill Pickles – What’s a BBQ without pickles? And these look yummy!

Warm Potato Salad – If you love potato salad, try this warmer option. Delicious!

Yummy Zucchini Casserole – This yummy casserole made with zucchini will make a great side dish for your next summer potluck.

Sweet Summer Fruit Salsa – Have you tried a fruit salsa? You will be so glad you tried this.

Antipasto Platter with Grape Tomato & Caper Salad – A great party option!

Bacon Cheddar Ranch Potato Salad – Yummy potato salad with bacon and cheddar.

Corn Bread – A great bread option to put beside BBQ and beans.

Sour Cream Waldorf Coleslaw – Quick and easy coleslaw recipe made with sour cream.

Ricotta and Parmesan Spread – This great spread goes great on a baguette and will be a great addition to your next BBQ.

Cucumber and Onion Salad – If you love cucumbers and have a fancy for onions, be sure to try this one.

Copycat KFC Coleslaw – If you love coleslaw, you’ll love the KFC version.

Green and Yellow Split Pea Recipe – Love peas? You’ll love this split pea salad recipe.

Many Bean Salad – Bean salads are great for a summer BBQ side dish!


  • Ricki

    What a wonderful collection of fabulous salads! Thanks so much for including my “Old Reliables You Can Count On” here, too! I think I’m going to find some NEW reliables!!
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  • Miz Helen

    What a great collection of salads I can’t wait to take a look at these awesome salads. Hope you have a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen
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  • Lyuba

    Well that’s a great collection, Chrissy! Thanks so much for including my salads too! Pinned!
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  • Brandie (

    Thank you for featuring my Bacon Cheddar Potato Salad, Chrissy! Great list!
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  • Julie

    Wonderful round up! Thanks for including me 🙂
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