Healthy Lunch Menus

Healthy lunch menus for every day

Ladle Out Comfort With a Hearty Stew

In her Decatur, Illinois kitchen, Janet A. keeps lunch prep simple with Pork Tenderloin Stew. Loaded with pork, potatoes, carrots and mushrooms, each steaming bowlful gets its flavor from a creamy tarragon-flavored broth.

Relax Over an Entree Salad

You need only 25 minutes to toss together refreshing Shrimp Romaine Salad. The Test Kitchen relied on tarragon and a little garlic to season the light dressing that perfectly complements the orange segments and shrimp.

Salmon Sandwiches and Herbed Spinach

Make lunch special with heart-healthy Open-Faced Salmon Sandwiches and Snappy Herbed Spinach.

Sausage Lentil Soup and Cheddar Dill Biscuits

Simmer up hearty Sausage Lentil Soup and let your gang wipe their bowls clean with warm Cheddar Dill Biscuits.

Shrimp Gumbo and Rustic Bread

Break up the lunchtime routine with Southern Seafood Gumbo. Susan W. from Champaign, Illinois adds a little spice to the steamy mainstay with a hint of cayenne pepper.

Simmered Lunch Eases Afternoon

Start the week out right with Regina S.’s Southwestern Beef Stew. With a few minutes of prep in the morning, the Topeka, Kansas cook welcomes her gang home with this jazzed-up beef-and-veggie combo at the end of the day.

Simmering Soup Warms the Soul

Piping-hot bowls of Wintertime Beef Soup are always a hit at Carol T.'s home in Joplin, Missouri. Featuring chopped cabbage, the tomato-based soup is a tasty alternative to traditional chili.

Simplify the Lunch-time Rush

A tangy marinade makes an appetizing seasoning for pork in this simple Pork Cabbage Sandwiches sent in by Lisa G. of Janesville, Wisconsin.

Soup and Bread Are a Satisfying Pair

Turkey sausage, pasta and a host of vegetables make Tortellini Minestrone a filling meal-in-one. Pamela S., sent the comforting recipe from her home in Flushing, New York.

Spicy Chili and Hazelnut Wheat Bread

Warm up your day with all-vegetable Spicy Three-Bean Chili and slices of Hazelnut Wheat Bread.

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