Lunch

You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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    Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

    This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher slice the ham very thin. I like to make this on the stovetop and serve it from my slow cooker. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota

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    80 Soups That Freeze Well

    Save yourself on a busy weeknight with one of these soups that freeze well. You'll be sitting down to a...


    Summer Squash and Zucchini Salad

    3 reviews

    I came up with this colorful and tasty zucchini salad years ago for a recipe contest and was delighted when...


    Farmhouse Apple Coleslaw

    4 reviews

    A friend from church gave me this apple coleslaw recipe that her grandmother handed down to her. The flavors complement...


    Hearty Pork Bean Soup

    4 reviews

    It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...

    Vegan Macaroni Salad

    All the classic flavors come through in this vegan macaroni salad, from the pickle relish to the ground mustard. The...


    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...

    Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

    With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....


    Cranberry and Roasted Beet Salad

    I created this as a healthy, tasty side dish to complement Christmas dinner. This enticing substitute for cranberry relish is...


    Rosemary Pork with Cherry-Pistachio Topping

    Thirty years ago, my new mother-in-law asked me to do something with a large frozen pork loin being served for...


    Greek Tomato Salad

    5 reviews

    "My German father-in-law loves to vacation in Greece," relates Jerry Lappin of Garden City, Kansas. "After a stay on the...

    Christmas Ribbon Salad

    13 reviews

    Spirits are light at holiday time around Debra Stoner's home--and so are many of the meas she serves. "I make...


    Holiday Ribbon Gelatin

    4 reviews

    Layers of red and green make this festive salad a favorite during the Christmas season. Kids are sure to find...


    Sparkling Oranges

    3 reviews

    We were living in Texas when I found the recipe for this simple yet elegant salad. I was thrilled— we...


    Marinated Tenderloin and Avocado on Baguette Toasts

    There’s never any waste with tenderloin (and leftovers are rare). You can really dress it up by substituting baguette toppings...


    Marinated Vegetable Bean Salad

    2 reviews

    Canned beans make this colorful salad hearty...and bottled Italian dressing is an easy and tasty topper.

    Italian Beef Hoagies

    16 reviews

    You'll need just five ingredients to feed a crowd these tender and tangy Italian beef sandwiches. On weekends, I start...


    Christmas Crunch Salad

    13 reviews

    With its creamy dressing and colorful vegetables, this salad is lovely and refreshing. Make it before you head out caroling,...


    Cool Cucumber Salad

    2 reviews

    This Salad is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring...


    Cauliflower Lettuce Salad

    2 reviews

    This crispy crunchy salad captures the flavor of seven-layer salad with a few less layers and fuss. This is one...


    Grandma’s Potato Salad

    28 reviews

    Our Fourth of July feast wouldn't be complete without this chilled old-fashioned potato salad. It's my grandma's treasured recipe. —Sue...


    Marinated Italian Pasta Salad

    2 reviews

    When I have guests coming over or a busy day ahead, I like to make this salad because I prepare...


    Colorful Barley Salad

    Chili powder and cumin give this distinctive barley salad a subtle Tex-Mex flavor. It's a super make-ahead side dish. Folks...


    Easy Overnight Pimiento Potato Salad

    1 review

    "A neighbor shared the recipe for this easy overnight salad," reports Dora Ledford of Rockwall, Texas. Tender potatoes and crunchy...

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    Spring Fruit Salad

    1 review

    I FREQUENTLY choose this easy and elegant salad when planning a menu.
    The flavors blend nicely as it refrigerates....


    Fiesta Pork Sandwiches

    1 review

    This is an easy and flavorful dish that my family really enjoys. When I fix it for company, I usually...


    Christmas Fruit Salad

    12 reviews

    It was at the very first Thanksgiving I spent with my husband's family that I tasted this for the first...


    Mushroom Steak Hoagies

    1 review

    My Aunt Diane perfected the recipe for these hearty hoagies. We often double or triple it for family gatherings since...


    Super Italian Sub

    6 reviews

    I like this flavorful Italian sub recipe that can be made ahead because it lets me relax with family and...


    Cinnamon Apple Salad

    THIS RECIPE came from my mother. It's a family favorite and one I took with me when I left home.