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Labor Day Recipes That Require Almost Zero Labor

Because we should all take it easy over the long weekend.
08/31/2017 07:35am ET

Labor Day is here, and that means we all get to enjoy a long weekend that should absolutely involve lots of good food and great company. And eating well doesn’t require a ton of work, so we’ve got some easy, home-cooked recipes that are just right for Labor Day.

It’s easier to do than you’d think thanks to the plethora of late summer produce still available. So this weekend, kick back, cook simply and eat well.

1
Grilled Vegetable Platter
Damn Delicious
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2
Crunchy Asian Cucumber Watermelon Salad
Foodie Crush
3
Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad With Burrata
How Sweet It Is
4
BBQ Chicken Breasts
Damn Delicious
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5
Buttered Parsley Potatoes
Spicy Southern Kitchen
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6
Classic Shrimp Macaroni Salad
Foodie Crush
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7
Grilled Skirt Steak Skewers
Simply Recipes
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8
Heirloom Tomato Garlic Toast With Basil Whipped Feta
How Sweet It Is
9
Roasted Mexican Street Corn
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10
Grilled Brats With Southern Toppings
Spicy Southern Kitchen
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11
Pasta And Bean Picnic Salad
Simply Recipes
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12
Caprese Salad Platter
Foodie Crush
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13
Watermelon Salad Wedges With Blue Cheese
How Sweet It Is
14
Shrimp Boil Kebabs
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15
Sautéed Zucchini With Dill
Simply Recipes
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16
Marinated Mozzarella Melon Salad
How Sweet It Is
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