Labor Day gives us all one last chance at summer fun. Whether you’re at the beach, on a hike, or cooking out at home, one thing is guaranteed. There will be food!
I’m here with over 60 of my party-perfect vegetarian Labor Day recipes to send summer out with a good time. That includes parties of 1 or more!
Vegetarian Labor Day recipes
This list includes beverages, cocktails, snacks, salads, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts. You’re sure to find something you and your family or friends will like.
Each of these recipes is vegetarian, but, as always, most can be easily customized to be vegan, gluten-free, or even add meat for those who want it.
60+ Vegetarian Labor Day Recipes
Single Serving Lemonade
Single serving lemonade is perfect when you only have one lemon or just want a quick, refreshing drink.
This homemade lemonade is tart, sweet, and so refreshing!
Strawberry lemonade is the prettiest shade of red, plus it's sweet and refreshing!
This mojito mocktail is naturally sweetened, making it a healthy alternative to sugary cocktails.
Watermelon Lime Mocktail
This watermelon lime mocktail is the best way to use up extra watermelon!
My pineapple margarita is rimmed with a combination of chili powder and sugar.
A margarita pitcher is a great way to make cocktails for a crowd.
Sparkling Greyhound Cocktail
Add a sprig of fresh thyme to this sparkling greyhound cocktail that's as refreshing as it is beautiful.
Blackberry Gin Smash
I love the pink color of this naturally sweetened blackberry gin smash!
A pitcher of mojitos is one of the best ways to finish off the summer.
Gin and Tonic
You can't go wrong with a classic cocktail like a gin and tonic.
Ladies' Night Rum Punch
Get the party started with this fun, fruity cocktail.
Cherry mojitos take the classic cocktail to the next level!
Strawberry Lemonade Vodka
If you already have strawberry lemonade on hand, you're just a shot of vodka away from a cocktail.
Pico de Gallo with Avocado
Homemade pico de gallo with avocado will disappear fast with a bowl of tortilla chips at it's side.
Mango Avocado Salsa
If you're lucky enough to find a perfectly ripe mango, try adding it to avocado salsa for a healthy, delicious snack.
There can never be too much guacamole, especially when it's as healthy and flavorful as this one!
Just because it's basic doesn't mean it's boring. Use this recipe as a base for your favorite add ins and toppings.
Beetroot hummus is one of my favorite hummus recipes. It's loaded with flavor and the prettiest pink color!
White Bean Dip
White bean dip is hearty enough for dipping both vegetables and crackers!
Whipped Feta Dip
This whipped feta dip is cool and creamy. I love using it as a dip for vegetables or a spread for toast and crackers.
Taco dip is always one of the first snacks to disappear, and it's so easy to make with just a few ingredients!
Fall Cheese Board
If you're ready to lean into fall go ahead and give this fall cheese board a try with flavored goat cheese, pickled veggies, and a variety of cheeses.
Avocado Chimichurri Dip
If you want a unique dip that no one's every tried before, have a go at this avocado chimichurri dip.
Cajun Tofu Wraps
Cajun tofu wraps travel well, making them great for a day at the beach or picnic in the woods at the end of a hike.
Chik'n Caesar Wraps
These caesar wraps use vegetarian crispy chicken and a homemade fish-free caesar dressing.
Black Bean Burger with Avocado Whip
These black bean burgers are sturdy and flavorful. They pair perfectly with creamy avocado whip and your other favorite toppings.
I love how juicy these walnut burgers are, while still having enough structure to hold together and crisp up on the outside.
Lentil Veggie Burger Recipe
These lentil veggie burgers are my favorite classic veggie burger. They have plenty of protein and veggies, making them a wholesome addition to your cookout!
Beetroot hummus is the star of this hummus sandwich that's also loaded with vegetables, but feel free to use your favorite store bought or homemade hummus instead.
Don't miss out on the bbq fun. This bbq tempeh is hearty and easy to make with your favorite bbq sauce.
BBQ tofu is one of the easiest recipes you'll ever make with only two ingredients.
Oven Roasted Tomato and Pesto Panini
Oven roasted tomatoes add loads of flavor to this simple pesto and cheese panini.
Rainbow Feta Flatbread
Rainbow feta flatbread is a wonderful way to use up your summer produce and herbs from your garden.
Burrata caprese is a twist on this classic salad made with ripe tomatoes and fragrant basil.
Pesto Tortellini Salad
Pesto tortellini salad is hearty enough to be a vegetarian main dish at your cookout.
BBQ Chickpea Salad with Cornbread Croutons
Love bbq but want to eat more veggies? Try this bbq chickpea salad with homemade cornbread croutons.
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Strawberry spinach salad is a real crowd pleaser with it's sweet strawberries and tangy poppy seed dressing.
Panzanella salad is one of my favorite ways to use up garden tomatoes and basil.
Greek Orzo Salad
Greek orzo salad is full of Mediterranean flavors.
Israeli Couscous Salad with Pistachio Pesto
This Israeli couscous salad uses my favorite pistachio pesto to add lots of flavor.
Vegan Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Tofu
If you're looking for something light, try this vegan quinoa salad with balsamic tofu for protein.
Vegan Orzo Pasta Salad
Vegans can stay satisfied with this orzo pasta salad packed with veggies.
Vegan Potluck Barley Salad
White beans and hearty bulgur make this potluck salad so satisfying.
Summer Fruit Salad with Honey and Vanilla
This summer fruit salad will satisfy your sweet tooth in a wholesome way.
Caesar Pasta Salad
This caesar pasta salad is quick and easy to make.
Summer Salad with Fruit
The combination of fruit and veggies in this salad pair nicely with the tangy cheese.
Moist and Fluffy Cornbread
Cornbread can complete just about any meal but is especially great at barbecues. This recipe is both moist and fluffy while still having that great cornbread flavor.
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
The air fryer makes cooking corn on the cob extra easy!
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
If you have an instant pot, you can have juicy corn on the cob in just minutes.
Baked Corn on the Cob
Baked corn on the cob mimics the roasted flavor you'd get from grilling.
Steamed Corn on the Cob
Steamed corn on the cob is my favorite way to enjoy this vegetable, and results in sweet, juicy kernels every time.
Oven Baked Potato Wedges
Potato wedges make a great side dish for veggie burgers and other mains.
Sweet Potato Wedges with Honey Mustard Avocado Dip
These sweet potato wedges make a great side dish, or pair them with the honey mustard avocado dip for a healthy snack.
Creamy No Mayo Coleslaw
If you don't like mayonnaise, or just forgot to buy it, you can still enjoy this classic coleslaw.
Nutty Chocolate Oat Bars
These chocolate oat bars get an extra layer of texture and flavor with the addition of plenty of nuts. This is one of my favorite treats!
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are sturdy and perfect for sharing at a cookout.
Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
You'd never guess these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies were vegan! They're soft, chewy, and filled with chocolate chips.
Vegan Zucchini Brownies
Vegan zucchini brownies are so fudgy and rich you'd never guess they're filled with veggies!
Seven Layer Bars
Seven layer bars always disappear fast thanks to their sweet layers of chocolate, nuts, and coconut.
Mixed Berry Crisp
Mixed berry crisp is easy to customize with whatever berries you have on hand. Don't forget the vanilla ice cream!
Scotcheroos are a midwest staple with their peanut butter rice krispie treat bottom and chocolate butterscotch topping.
Vegan Cookie Dough Bars
These vegan cookie dough bars are basically a larabar on the bottom with edible cookie dough on top!
Sweet Potato Brownies
These rich chocolate brownies are hiding mashed sweet potato in both the brownies and the frosting!
Brienne of Tart (Mixed Berry Galette)
A mixed berry galette is the best way to enjoy the last of your summer berries! Top with vanilla ice cream to take it to the next level.
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
This vegan chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream boasts creamy cashew ice cream studded with edible cookie dough chunks and chocolate chips.
Grape Nut Ice Cream
Grape nut ice cream is a unique flavor that's sweet and malty with a bit of crunch.
Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookie Ice Cream
Cinnamon oatmeal cookie is a discontinued Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor you can make at home!
Let’s go make the most of the rest of summer!
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