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Traeger Labor Day Cookout Recipes

Join us this Labor Day for the ultimate list of our very favorite Traeger Labor Day Cookout Recipes! These delicious recipes are going to cover ALL of the bases from incredible main courses to irresistible sides and we even have some great drink suggestions too.

Labor Day Cookout Recipes

Labor Day Cookout Recipes for the Traeger

Labor Day is almost here, and that means a weekend of summer celebration and hopefully – BARBECUE and grilling! We’re going to walk you through all of our favorite main dishes, from classics like Smoked Pulled Pork and Barbecue Beef to nice cuts of steak like a Tomahawk Ribeye or Filet Mignon, all the way to Pork Chops, Whole Grilled Chicken, Chicken Wings, and more!

Labor Day Cookout Recipes

Get all of the recipes for your Labor Day Cookout here right in one spot! You'll be the hit of the neighborhood with these delicious recipes.

Main Dishes

These awesome main dishes are perfect for your next BBQ or cookout! There's something for everyone here, so pick a few that sound great and get cooking!

Side Dishes

All the side dishes your BBQ needs, and then some. Mac and Cheese, Cole Slaw, Pasta Salads, and more! Try not to make a whole meal of these, but I don't blame you if you do!

Sauces and Stuff

Make your own sauces and really make your meal snazzy! Get ready to hand out the links to these recipes, because people are going to be asking!


These cocktails are my favorites, and often make appearances at our adult gatherings. Whip one (or two) up and let me know what you think!

Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.