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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    Zesty Garbanzo Green Salad

    I grow an organic vegetable garden, and this salad is a tasty way to make use of my delicious bounty. It’s light and refreshing on a hot summer day. I recommend using whatever fresh ingredients you like best. You can also roast the tomatoes whole with the rest of the veggies.
    —Jennifer Huey, Baltimore, MD

    Mediterranean Brown Rice Salad

    My family and friends all love this salad, which they've referred to as "the Greek salad." The recipe makes enough...


    Easy Portuguese-Style Bean Soup

    1 review

    One day I was looking at Portuguese recipes and decided to put together a bean soup that embraced the bright...


    Pressure-Cooker Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

    The spiced lamb in these stuffed pita pockets goes perfectly with cool cucumber and yogurt. It's like having your own...


    Pressure-Cooker Shredded Chicken Gyros

    7 reviews

    Our family has no links of any kind to Greece, but we always have such a marvelous time at the...

    Salmon Sliders with Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

    1 review

    My husband isn't a fan of salmon burgers, but he devoured these! The combination of feta, dill and fresh salmon...


    Mediterranean Shrimp Salad in a Jar

    This Greek salad to go is packed with so much freshness, it instantly brightens up your day. Just layer it...

    Turkey Gyros

    4 reviews

    Greek seasoning, feta cheese and dill-cucumber sauce give this gyro an authentic taste. It was my family's introduction to how...


    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...


    Chicken Gyros

    15 reviews

    This yummy chicken gyro recipe is a cinch to prepare. Just take tender chicken, coat it in a creamy cucumber-yogurt...


    Greek Country Salad

    1 review

    “This salad is a summer favorite with everyone and virtually a meal in itself!” —Christine Chinchilla, Hinckley, Illinois

    Greek Garden Salad

    1 review

    In the summer, when my garden vegetables are in abundance, I serve this salad. We eat this pretty blend often....


    Fruit ‘N’ Feta Tossed Salad

    1 review

    This is an adaptation of a salad I tasted at a restaurant. The combination of cheese and apples is delicious....


    Peachy Tossed Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

    1 review

    A sweet homemade dressing flecked with poppy seeds coats this green salad sent in by Tonia Booker of Gilbert, Arizona....


    Greek Romaine Salad

    Topped with crumbled feta cheese, the speedy salad features cucumber, red pepper and a lemony homemade dressing, this salad is...


    Greek Tomato Soup with Orzo

    3 reviews

    My recipe for manestra, which means "orzo" in Greek, is a straightforward and very easy to make recipe. You only...

    Couscous Salad with Olives & Raisins

    There's plenty to like in this recipe, and you'll want to pair it with your next special meal.—Mya Zeronia, Pittsburgh,...


    Chicken Quinoa Salad

    We pile our favorite gyro fixin’s into nutritious quinoa bowls. Our local gyro guy has a cool but spicy sauce...


    Walnut-Cheese Spinach Salad

    1 review

    Tangy homemade raspberry vinaigrette dressing gives a summery flavor—and a pretty pink-red tint—to this salad that's definitely special enough to...


    Pecan-Pear Tossed Salad

    To save time, I prepare the ingredients and dressing the day before, then combine them just before serving. This salad...


    Feta Cucumber Salad

    5 reviews

    If you like the distinctive taste of feta cheese, you'll enjoy this crisp and refreshing cucumber medley, "Even our twin...


    Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad

    4 reviews

    My family has been fixing grilled mixed vegetables as a side dish for a long time. To make them more...


    Kale Romaine Salad

    1 review

    Kale can be both good for you and tasty! This hearty salad packs a flavor punch thanks to dried cranberries,...


    Orzo with Spinach and Pine Nuts

    I have shared this salad many times with the teachers at my school. They enjoy it so much that they...

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    Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing

    I love salads and Greek food so decided to create a Greek salad. I based my recipe on a salad...


    Mediterranean Grilled Chicken & Greens

    Any chicken entree that's this easy and yummy is a win-win for me. And it's healthy, too! —Diane Halferty, Corpus...


    Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta Salad

    My mom always encouraged us to try different foods. She made it her mission in life to expose us to...


    Grilled Chicken Salad with Warm Mustard Dressing

    2 reviews

    "This tasty salad is fast to assemble, and cleanup's a breeze," assures Dawn Davidson of Thornton, Ontario. "Serve with the...


    Hot Turkey Salad Pitas

    Fresh fruit and cooked turkey tastily combine in these yummy pita bread sandwiches.—Rachael Vanderndool, Barrys Bay, Ontario


    Colorful Mixed Salad

    1 review

    Dried cranberries and mandarin oranges add sweetness to this green salad sent in by Sandra Lashua of Henderson, Nevada. It's...