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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    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 I won honorable mention! The recipe easily doubles and is the perfect dish to take to potlucks or family gatherings. —Paula Wharton, El Paso, Texas

    Honey-Mustard Brussels Sprouts Salad

    2 reviews

    Even if you dislike Brussels sprouts salad, you will love this dish. The dressing is truly tasty, and it pairs...


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    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...


    Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups

    Lettuce wraps make light, lively appetizers. These are easy to make because the slow cooker does most of the work....

    Southern Peanut Butter Mayo Sandwich

    1 review

    Yep, Southerners love the combo of peanut butter and mayo. The mayonnaise flavor disappears into the peanut butter, just making...


    Peanut Butter, Krispies and Chocolate Sandwich

    This crispy, chocolaty sandwich is like a Saturday-morning cartoon breakfast without the bowl. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

    Peanut Butter, Apple and Raisin Sandwich

    1 review

    Tart, sweet and crunchy, these open-faced sammies are a perfect after-school (or after-work) snack. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy...


    Peanut Butter, Strawberry and Honey Sandwich

    Who needs jam when you have fresh strawberries? A drizzle of honey and a bit of mint make this sandwich...


    Peanut Butter S’Mores Sandwich

    1 review

    Your favorite s'more flavors come together in this tasty peanut butter sandwich—no campfire required. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy...


    The Elvis Sandwich

    Like the King sang himself, you'll be "all shook up" once you taste this savory-sweet sandwich. —James Schend, Taste of...

    Spicy Peanut Butter and Pork Sandwich

    A little spicy, a little sweet, with just a hint of curry, this flavor combo is something you just have...


    Thai Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

    1 review

    I created this salad to replicate one I tried on a cruise several years ago. It goes over very well...


    Watermelon Shrimp Salad

    2 reviews

    Sweet, spicy and easy to make, this salad travels well in a cooler to picnics and summer gatherings. I love...


    Pressure-Cooker Tropical Pulled Pork Sliders

    I used what I had in my cupboard to make this Hawaiian-style pork filling, and the results were fantastic. It's...


    Orzo with Feta and Arugula

    3 reviews

    In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...

    Mexican Pork

    2 reviews

    My first time making this dish was a hit with everyone in my family, both young and old. Serve with...


    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...


    Turkey Sandwich with Raspberry-Mustard Spread

    2 reviews

    My hearty sandwich has different yet complementary flavors and textures. It is filled with flavor and nutrients, without all the...


    California Avocado Salad

    3 reviews

    Spread a little sunshine with this easy salad. Just four ingredients drizzled with Orange Yogurt Dressing and you have a...


    Sweet Potato Panzanella

    This is my favorite lunch dish during the fall season. Every bite is filled with flavor and texture, but it...


    Chocolate Chip, PB & Banana Sandwiches

    I love finding new ways to combine peanut butter, chocolate and bananas. I was shocked when my nephews (who are...


    Sweet Pepper Cabbage Slaw

    A simple cooked dressing and red pepper give this cabbage mixture a delightful sweet flavor. It’s perfect for parties and...


    English Pub Split Pea Soup

    7 reviews

    This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of the slow cooker, I can...

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    Asparagus Spinach Salad with Chicken

    2 reviews

    We love all the fresh fruits and vegetables that are available in the summer. This salad is one of our...


    Shaved Fennel Salad

    1 review

    This salad tastes even more impressive than it looks. It has an incredible crunch thanks to the cucumbers, radishes and...


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    Stuffed Bread Boat

    2 reviews

    While I was up with one of our babies more than 20 years ago, I heard this "secret" family recipe...


    Spare-Rib Sandwiches

    4 reviews

    These sandwiches will score high with everyone. The tender pulled barbecued pork has a pleasant hint of lemon that you...


    Chicken Salad on Buns

    1 review

    This is my favorite sandwich to make for lunch. I serve it often to guests.—Mary Jo Vander West, Grant, Michigan