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Kids Lunch Recipes

Make your kids a tasty lunch they are sure to love with these kids lunch recipes, with dishes including pizza, pasta, tacos, wraps, sloppy joes, casserole, sandwiches, burgers, pasties, fries, hot dogs, chicken tenders, chicken strips, mac and cheese and more.

Tomato-Basil Chicken Spirals

Tomato-Basil Chicken Spirals

Tomato-Basil Chicken Spirals

After tasting a wonderful pasta dish at an Italian restaurant, I experimented until I came up with this recipe. It's become one of our favorite low-fat meals. The riper the tomatoes, the better it is!

Turkey Divan Pizza

Turkey Divan Pizza

Turkey Divan Pizza

Kids who are typically picky eaters will gobble up slice after slice of this savory pizza. I often have frozen cubed cooked turkey on hand to make this meal in a moment's notice. —Charlotte Smith, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cheesy Ham Macaroni

Cheesy Ham Macaroni

Cheesy Ham Macaroni

I'm often asked to bring this comforting casserole to potluck dinners, and it's a favorite of my family's, too. The rich and creamy easy-to-fix dish is a great way to use leftover baked ham. -Molly Seidel, Edgewood, New Mexico
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Two-Tater Shepherd's Pie

Two-Tater Shepherd's Pie

Two-Tater Shepherd's Pie

"I love shepherd's pie, but our oldest son, Andrew, doesn't like some of the ingredients," relates Cindy Rebain of Robertsdale, Alabama. "So I adjusted my recipe to come up with this version the who family loves."

Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Mushroom Pasta Sauce

When Louise Graybiel is out of spaghetti sauce and doesn't have time to make it from scratch, she relies on this easy recipe that makes the most of canned items. "It has a sweet taste that kids enjoy," says the Toronto, Ontario cook.

Onion Turkey Meatballs

Onion Turkey Meatballs

Onion Turkey Meatballs

"This is one of my 'experiments'," says Regina Davis of Griffin, Georgia. "I came up with it when trying to figure out a new taste for ground turkey, since we eat a lot of it. But I didn't want to run to the grocery store, so I used ingredients I had on hand. It's now one of our family's favorites."

Tomato Sausage Ziti

Tomato Sausage Ziti

Tomato Sausage Ziti

"This hearty pasta dish is a lifesaver for a busy mom like me—it allows me to put a tasty meal on the table quickly that my whole family will eat," writes Susan Pfeiffer of South Riding, Virginia. "I serve it with a green salad and crusty bread."

Pizza Lasagna

Pizza Lasagna

Pizza Lasagna

"My husband and I love pizza and lasagna. In this recipe, we have the best of both," notes Vicki Melies of Glenwood, Iowa. "Because we are both watching our weight, I trimmed down the fat so we could still enjoy this favorite dish."

Hay and Straw

Hay and Straw

Hay and Straw

This recipe is not only quick and easy to prepare, it's pretty, too. This colorful pasta dish combines julienned ham, Parmesan cheese, peas and linguine.—Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland

Barbecue Lasagna

Barbecue Lasagna

Barbecue Lasagna

This hearty dish is a nice change of pace from more traditional lasagna. The barbecue flavor is fantastic!—Hazel Selle, Hartford, Wisconsin

Creamy Lasagna Casserole

Creamy Lasagna Casserole

Creamy Lasagna Casserole

Satisfy your gang with this casserole sent in by Shelly Korell. The Eaton, Colorado reader whips up a rich combination or cream cheese, sour cream and cheddar cheese that she layers with lasagna noodles and a beefy sauce.
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