I wanted to create a collection of my best salads and sides that would make the perfect additions to your Labor Day menu. As we all know, I am a sucker for a good salad. You will find many salad recipes in this list amongst a few delicious sides and snacks too.
While I still cannot believe it is officially September, I'm ready for a nice long Labor Day weekend! Labor Day food is the last hoorah for summer staples. While we won't be doing much this year to celebrate, we will undoubtedly eat some delicious food, including some of these Labor Day Weekend Salads and Sides! Including some of these:
Italian Pasta Salad
This Italian Pasta Salad is the perfect accompaniment to your barbecue. The combination of salami, cheese, olives, and veggies makes the perfect blend to pair with the Italian dressing.
Oven Fries with "Aioli" - Two Ways
These Oven Fries are easy to make and deliver when the fry craving hits. The two types of "aioli" make for the perfect dipping sauces. These oven fries are the perfect side dish!
5 Ingredient Coleslaw
This Coleslaw comes together in 10 minutes or less. It only requires five ingredients. Scoop it on a burger, or enjoy it straight from the bowl!
The Best Guacamole
This Guacamole recipe is hands down delicious! Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.
Avocado Arugula Salad with Lime Dressing
This Arugula Avocado Salad is simple and vibrant! The flavor profile is zingy and fresh from the lime dressing, which is perfect when paired with avocado.
Nectarine Spinach Salad
This Nectarine Spinach Salad is a lovely blend of spinach, nectarines, mozzarella, and homemade vinaigrette. It would make the perfect addition to your summertime barbecue!
Farro Salad with Fruit and Honey Mustard Dressing
This Farro Salad with Fruit hits all the flavor notes. The tart fruit pairs beautifully with the sweet honey mustard dressing. The hearty farro and spring mix complete this delicious salad!
Arugula Farro Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese
This Arugula Farro Salad is subtly sweet from the dressing and strawberries, which pair perfectly with the bitterness of the arugula. The farro, goat cheese, and almonds complete the picture for the perfect summer salad.
Tomato Ricotta Tart with Arugula
This Tomato Ricotta Tart tastes like pizza with a friendly, crispy crust. It would make for a great appetizer accompanied by a glass of wine.
These little Cucumber Bites are all the goodness of cucumber sandwiches minus the bread. The cucumbers marry perfectly with the goat cheese chive cream on top.
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I hope this Labor Day Weekend Sides and Salads list helps your menu plan for this weekend. If you make any of these recipes, please comment or tag me and let me know what you think!