Labor Day is here, which means it’s time to hit the grill! Whether you’re short on time or simply want to spend more time with friends and family than preparing the perfect Labor Day spread, we have some stress-free recommendations. Save time but don’t compromise the flavor with our favorite Labor Day recipes featuring our sweet and spicy hot pepper jellies!
Baked Brie with Jalapeno Garlic Lime Pepper Jelly
First things first, you’ve got to have something to snack on while you wait for the grilling to get going. This baked brie with our Jalapeno Garlic Lime pepper jelly is ridiculously simple and incredibly tasty! It will keep your guests occupied while you grill! Photography: keystothecucina.com
Smoky Spicy Skewers
Next up…the main attraction: Smoky Spicy Skewers with a Jalapeno Habanero pepper jelly glaze. The layers of red bells, jalapenos and habaneros in this jelly combined with a few simple spices will taste like you’ve slaved away making a gourmet glaze, but… shhhh, it’ll only take you 1 minute!
Jalapeno Habanero Vinaigrette Dressing
Add some greenery to your plate with your favorite salad and give it an extra kick with our Ja-Ha Vinaigrette dressing. This healthy dressing is not only incredibly simple to make, it’ll also have the pickiest of eaters asking for more!
Grilled Peaches with Goat Cheese, Toasted Pecans and Pepper Jelly
Lastly, enjoy a delicately spicy version of a favorite summer fruit for dessert. These sweet and savory grilled peaches topped with goat cheese, toasted pecans, and Peach Habanero pepper jelly, offer a dramatic ending for your simple gourmet meal! …and an easy prep and cleanup since you’ll already have the grill warmed up! You’ll even have time to gloat. 🙂
Photography: Caleb Chancey Recipe of Chef Rob McDaniel, SpringHouse Restaurant, Lake Martin, AL
We want your ideas and feedback!
Do you have another dish or drink to add to this menu? Let us know in the comments below! And if you try any of these dishes make sure to let us know how it came out by rating the recipe on our recipe page.