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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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Grilled Chicken Ramen Salad

1 review

I love this chicken ramen salad because it's a complete meal in one bowl. Everyone loves when it's on the table—that's a reaction that doesn't happen every night, so I appreciate the kudos when I get them! —Karen Carlson, Alameda, California

Spaghetti & Meatball Soup

11 reviews

A couple of nights a week our family ends up eating in shifts because everyone is going every which way,...


Mandarin Pasta Salad

I developed this recipe when I was asked to bring a salad to a birthday party for my husband's grandfather....


Flavorful Italian Soup

2 reviews

"I first tasted a soup similar to this at a restaurant. They wouldn't give me the recipe, so I went...


Spaghetti Salad

2 reviews

Using a bottled Italian dressing makes this noodle salad breeze to prepare. Celery, green peppers and onions give it a...

Panzanella Pasta

2 reviews

We take classic panzanella ingredients like ripe tomatoes, peppers and olives and toss them with hot noodles for a hearty...


Cincinnati-Style Chili

10 reviews

My husband had this type of chili when visiting a friend in Ohio and was thrilled when I made it...

Spaghetti Fruit Salad

5 reviews

My great-aunt gave me the recipe for this rich, fruity salad, which goes especially well with a ham dinner. Before...


Spaghetti Pasta Salad

3 reviews

My family loves this salad as either a main meal or a side dish. We especially enjoy making it during...


Sunflower Slaw

This salad is a favorite at church suppers. It deliciously combines a tangy dressing with crisp cabbage, slivered almonds, sunflower...


Supreme Spaghetti Salad

6 reviews

Bottled salad dressing can perk up pasta and fresh vegetables in this swift salad supreme that costs 43¢ a serving....

Red Curry Carrot Soup

7 reviews

With its mix of delicious colors, textures and flavors, this easy soup is something special. The meatballs make it hearty...


Italian Garden Salad

6 reviews

This recipe is a great way to use the vegetables my husband raises on our farm. It's always well received...


Ramen-Veggie Chicken Salad

2 reviews

Like a salad with plenty of crunch? Then this refreshing recipe is sure to please. Toasted noodles, almonds and sesame...


Rootin’-Tootin’ Cincinnati Chili

23 reviews

Yes, there's root beer in this spicy chili, and it adds a nice touch of sweetness. Serve over spaghetti and...


Gingered Spaghetti Salad

4 reviews

We love this chilled chicken salad brimming with colorful veggies. Make it meatless by omitting the chicken and tossing in...

Thai Beef Noodle Salad

3 reviews

"When I worked as a cook on the ferries that travel between Bellingham, Washington and southeastern Alaska. I served this...


Sesame Spaghetti Salad with Peanuts

I love the sweet and spicy combination of the Asian-styled sauce. This can be made a day ahead. —LeAnn Fujimoto,...


Thai Chicken Pasta Salad

10 reviews

I combined several recipes to come up with my healthier twist on traditional pad thai. My version has only one-third...


Chicken Spaghetti Salad

"I make this quick dish when I'm in a hurry and don't want a huge meal," notes Holly Siphavong, Eureka,...


Spicy Spaghetti Salad

1 review

You'll appreciate the convenience of this dish, especially when you need to prepare a pasta salad in a jiffy.


Garden Spaghetti Salad

2 reviews

This refreshing salad is very popular with my family, especially in summer when crisp sweet corn is fresh. It is...


Homemade Cincinnati Chili

26 reviews

The chocolate in this recipe threw me off at first, but now it's the only way I make chili. You'll...


Zucchini Beef Soup

1 review

My garden produces a bumper crop of zucchini, and I hate to see even one go to waste. This satisfying...

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Kentucky Chili

6 reviews

This chili is extra special with noodles stirred in. I love it so much I named it after my home...


Schoolhouse Chili

7 reviews

When I was a school cook, the students loved my chili because they thought it didn't have beans in it....


Ham and Spaghetti Salad

My husband and I have three children, so budget-minded meals are the order of the day. This delicious dish provides...


Spaghetti Chili

This hearty Italian-style recipe proved very popular when I made it for about 90 people who attended our church's "Souper...


Spaghetti Salad with Italian Dressing

1 review

THIS salad is surprisingly flavorful and light, a refreshing change from a mayonnaise-based dressing. There is a nice contrast of...


California Pasta Salad

35 reviews

As far as cold pasta salad recipes go, this is one of the best. Not only does it travel...