Delicious Recipes for Your Labor Day BBQ

It’s Labor Day, and you’re hosting a BBQ in a matter of hours, but are drawing blanks when it comes to recipes of what you want to serve your guests. Good thing we’ve come up with the perfect late afternoon barbecue menu, showcasing the best produce from the end of the summer season.¬†We’ve got you covered from juicy corn to fresh tomatoes and avocado, oh a don’t forget dessert!

 

Steak Kabobs

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What You’ll Need:

-2 pounds of sirloin steak, cubed
-3 bell peppers, various colors
-1 red onion
-Soy sauce
-Olive Oil

Whisk together the olive oil, soy sauce and some salt and pepper. Add your cubed steak to the mixture and cover with plastic wrap for 1 hour. Thread the steak, onion and peppers onto your skewers and grill the kebabs on medium head, turning often until the meat is cooked through and the veggies are tender.

 

Mexican Corn

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What You’ll Need:

-4 ears of fresh corn
-2 Tbsp greek yogurt
-2 Tbsp sour cream
-Parmesan cheese
-1 tsp chili powder
-1 lime

Mix together your greek yogurt and sour cream and set aside. Brush each ear of corn with olive oil and grill for 10 minutes, turning frequently. Take the corn off the grill and brush with the yogurt/sour cream mixture. Sprinkle with the cheese and chili powder, squeeze a lime wedge over them if desired.

 

Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad

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What You’ll Need:

-1 box bowtie pasta
-1 pound cherry tomatoes
-1 pound cucumbers
-1/2 cup kalamata olives
-1/2 cup feta cheese
-2 to 3 avocados

Cook your pasta as directed and in the mean time, cube your cucumbers and avocado, slice your tomatoes in half and slice your olives to desired thickness. Toss your pasta and vegetables togethers, sprinkle with feta and dress with your favorite vinaigrette.

 

Key Lime Pie Squares

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What You’ll Need:

-1 box graham crackers
-1/3 cup sugar
-1/4 tsp cinnamon
-1 stick unsalted butter
-3 egg yolks
-1 can sweetened condensed milk
-4 tsp lime zest
-1/2 cup lime juice

Mix together your graham cracker crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Melt your stick of butter and add it to your crumb mixture, and then press the crumbs into the bottom of your baking pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool. In another bowl, whisk together your egg yolks for 2 minutes, adding your condensed milk, whisk for 2 more minutes and then add your lime zest. Slowly mix in your lime juice, and then pour over your baked crust. Bake in 350 degree oven again for 15 minutes.

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