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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Vegan Taco Salad

1 review

The best salads are made with ingredients that have different textures and complementary flavors. In this vegan taco salad, you'll love the crunch of the tortilla chips with the sweet, crisp lettuce and "meaty" crumble mixture. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Taco Salad in a Jar

Inspired by a layered salad by Elissa Dougherty of Babylon, New York. We created a make-and-take version for lunch on...


Tasty Taco Chopped Salad

2 reviews

My friends and I love Mexican food, but we try to eat healthy. My mom taught me how to make...


Taco Chicken Salad

We have five children who love Mexican food, salads and chicken. So I combined all three to make this crunchy...


10-Minute Taco Salad

7 reviews

"Mom often made this hearty main-dish salad for my three brothers and me when we were growing up," recalls Cindy...

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Southwestern Taco Salad

1 review

I came across this recipe while spending a winter in Arizona. Now as soon as we return home each spring,...


Barbecued Taco Salad

Don't expect the typical spicy flavor of other taco salads. Barbecue sauce makes this version a little sweeter, which is...

Garden-Fresh Taco Salad

3 reviews

"I'm a teen who likes to cook, and I usually fix supper during summer vacation, since my mom works. One...


Layered Taco Salad

1 review

I invented this taco salad to make my kids happy. Make it with ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken...


Potluck Taco Salad

15 reviews

I found this recipe in an old school cookbook, and I've taken it to many potlucks since then. The layers...


Quick Taco Salad

Just got home from work? Tired? Try this quick, balanced meal that tastes great and leaves time for you to...

Quick Taco Platter

1 review

This fast-to-fix main dish is like a huge taco salad. Even the kids love it.—Celia Rixman, Sylmar, California



“Trash Bag” Taco Salad

16 reviews

I use this recipe for church functions and patio parties and assign each guest an ingredient. This simple and economical...


Taco Salad for 2

Amy Fecher from Beavercreek, Ohio shares the colorful taco salad that is her husband's favorite meal. "Because it is simple...


Taco Supper in a Bowl

This recipe is high on my family's list of favorites! It makes a hearty supper.

Taco Bean Salad

Storing Seasoned Hamburger Mix in the freezer helps Dorothy beat the clock when she is creating this change-of-pace tossed salad....


Terrific Taco Salad

I invented this recipe several years ago. It's quick to make, and uses ingredients I usually have on hand in...


Cheesy Beef Taco Salad

3 reviews

Arlene Ghent of St. Joseph, Michigan says, "I often double the recipe so there are leftovers for lunch the next...


Family-Favorite Taco Salad

5 reviews

“This lighter, healthier version of classic Southwestern fare is a favorite with my family. I love the fact that it’s...


Slow-Cooker Chicken Taco Salad

16 reviews

We use this super duper chicken across several meals, including it in tacos, sandwiches, omelets and enchiladas. My little guys...


Turkey Taco Salad

12 reviews

I discovered this taco salad while I was on a health kick. My husband and I love it now. When...


Beef Taco Salad

This salad is a flavorful, colorful way to impress that special someone! Jan Koelleen shares it from her home in...


Taco Salad

1 review

This fresh-tasting salad is the perfect accompaniment to the zippy burritos. It's really quick to toss together.—Kathy Ybarra, Rock Springs,...

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Chicken Taco Salad

1 review

"This refreshing recipe is totally flexible," Lily Julow writes from Lawrenceville, Georgia. "You can use yellow onion instead of red,...


Tasty Layered Taco Salad

8 reviews

My colorful and attractive salad looks very appealing when layered in a trifle dish. It can be used as a...


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Crowd-Pleasing Taco Salad

37 reviews

While this recipe might sound involved, it can be fixed in just 30 minutes. It's a hit at the potluck...


Ground Pork Taco Salad

6 reviews

Even with my family's busy schedule, I enjoy cooking from scratch. We love this easy taco salad made with ground...


Pasta Taco Salad

6 reviews

I've taken this dish to 4-H potlucks, church functions and my parents' 50th anniversary party. I also make it for...


Hearty Taco Salad

8 reviews

“This downsized version of a hearty and flavorful salad is easy to make and delicious to eat! It's always requested...