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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    Tomato Beef Barley Soup

    1 review

    When my children were young, I needed a soup that everyone would eat—something filling but also something delicious. My sons really liked barley soup from a can, so I decided to try making it myself. My boys are now young adults, and this is one of the first things they ask me to make when they come to visit. —Karla Johnson, Winter Haven, Florida

    Kalua Pork

    3 reviews

    Planning a luau-themed party? This Kalua pork is the perfect main dish for your get-together. It's a no-fuss crowd-pleaser meal...


    Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Chocolate Mole Soup

    1 review

    This recipe is perfect for those days when you’re craving something just a little bit different. It’s spicy, flavorful and...


    Chicken Tomatillo Soup

    2 reviews

    I had tomatillos to use and wanted to make something more exquisite than salsa verde. I combined two favorite recipes,...


    Slow-Cooked Chicken Caesar Wraps

    4 reviews

    I first made these slow-cooker chicken Caesar wraps for our daughter, who loves Caesar salads, then later for our extended...

    Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Salad

    My husband and sons love chicken with blue cheese, so I created this salad. You can even make the chicken...


    Carrot and Lentil Chili

    I make this lentil chili in the fall or spring. I love the satisfying combination of fresh bright orange carrots...

    Dutch Oven Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    These fabulous Dutch-oven pulled pork sandwiches have a sweet, tangy flavor. If you want a smokier taste, add a little...


    How to Make Easy Slow-Cooker Potato Soup

    Warm up a chilly day with this easy Crock-Pot potato soup. It's rich, decadent and definitely delicious—but don't take our...


    17 Slow-Cooker Potato Soup Recipes We’re Making All Winter Long

    If you can't get enough creamy slow-cooker potato soup, these are the recipes for you.


    Easy Slow-Cooker Potato Soup

    4 reviews

    This hearty slow-cooker potato soup tastes just like a loaded baked potato. Add the ingredients before heading to work in...

    30 Crock-Pot Chicken Soup Recipes for Busy Nights

    Thanks to these Crock-Pot chicken soup recipes, you can come home to a hearty meal. Rich, chicken-packed recipes are among...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    4 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    45 Slow-Cooker Lunch Recipes We Love

    Ditch the soggy turkey sandwiches and blah salads. Give yourself something to look forward to with these tasty slow-cooker lunch...


    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...


    Sopa de Camarones (Shrimp Soup)

    My daughter and I came up with this shrimp soup recipe when she was younger, and it's been a favorite...

    Vietnamese Chicken Meatball Soup with Bok Choy

    5 reviews

    Throughout Vietnam there are many kinds of soups, “canh,” served all year long. I particularly love enjoying this warm, flavorful...


    Italian Beef Vegetable Soup

    1 review

    This hearty vegetable beef soup features a ton of fresh vegetables, making it the perfect dish to use up all...


    Steakhouse Soup

    11 reviews

    Enjoy a steak dinner in a bowl with this super simple, hearty steak soup. Because of the chili powder and...


    Vegan Cabbage Soup

    1 review

    Comforting soups that simmer all day long are staples on cool, busy days. For a heartier version, stir in canned...


    Sweet Potato Chili with Turkey

    4 reviews

    My slow-cooker chili is packed with flavor. Swapping ground turkey for ground beef lightens it up, and sweet potato puree...


    22 Vegetarian Slow Cooker Soups

    Need a meatless soup that will cook all day while you work and play? These delicious vegetarian soups are perfect...


    Cranberry Turkey Sloppy Joes

    Want a holiday spin on sloppy joes? This combination of turkey and cranberries is a big hit with everyone who...


    Slow-Cooker Spinach Bean Soup

    This navy bean soup is heartwarming comfort food at its best. It's my signature soup that I make for my...

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    Bonnie’s Chili

    This chili is incredibly easy to make, and has a surprising depth of flavor for something that comes together in...


    Spicy Peruvian Potato Soup

    1 review

    This robust Peruvian soup (known there as locro de papa) has the comfort of potatoes and the warming spiciness of...


    Sweet and Spicy Pineapple Chicken Sandwiches

    My kids often ask for chicken sloppy joes, and this version has a bonus of sweet pineapple. It is a...


    Midnight Caribbean Pork Sandwiches

    1 review

    These sandwiches are so tasty! They have got depth of flavor—savory, sweet, piquant, subtle and sublime. They’re super easy to...


    Chorizo Chili

    I modified a bean soup recipe and came up with this wonderful chili. I make it mild for my family...


    Fall Vegetable Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    I make this dish in the fall and sneak grated vegetables into the sloppy joe mixture. It’s especially handy when...