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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    Minestrone-Style Shrimp Salad

    This shrimp salad is the perfect dish to serve as a small dinner for two. It's very light and refreshing. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California

    Sloppy Joe Slider Bake

    1 review

    Ground beef is turned up a notch in these party sliders that are sure to please your crowd. I love...


    Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

    This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher...


    Vegan Squash Soup with Naan Croutons

    This butternut squash soup is so full of flavor that you won't miss the meat or dairy! The added can...


    Strawberry Lime Pretzel Salad

    2 reviews

    I gave a classic salad a holiday twist by making green, white and red layers. The combination of salty, sweet,...

    Broccoli Almond Salad

    This colorful broccoli almond salad is easy to make in advance. Add the nuts and bacon just before serving so...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

    I love pork sliders! This sweet and savory recipe was created out of leftover ingredients I had in my fridge....

    Creamy Spinach Mushroom Soup

    This spinach mushroom soup is the perfect accompaniment to any buffet. It can even be made ahead, then warmed and...


    Lobster Bisque

    My grandmother would make lobster bisque all the time, so it's always been a comforting recipe to me. If you...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Make-Ahead Creamy Fruit Salad

    We love fruit salads for our holiday dinners. I experimented and came up with this delicious medley—it reminds us of...

    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...


    Pressure-Cooker Fish Stew

    I love fish and chowder, so this stew is a favorite of mine. It's made without cream or whole milk...


    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...


    Crab and Asparagus Soup

    14 reviews

    I get rave reviews from family and friends whenever I make this soup, but the biggest compliment was when my...


    Cranberry and Roasted Beet Salad

    I created this as a healthy, tasty side dish to complement Christmas dinner. This enticing substitute for cranberry relish is...

    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...


    Pumpkin-Coconut Soup

    3 reviews

    Thai food lovers will go crazy for this soup. It has a deep flavor from the combination of onion, coconut...


    Sweet Potato Panzanella

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


    Grilled Club Sandwich with Caramelized Onions

    Leftover turkey slapped between two pieces of bread just won’t cut it. Let the feasting continue with a post-Christmas sammy...


    Friendship Soup Mix

    5 reviews

    "I layer this pretty, delicious soup mix in glass jars to give as gifts," relates Wendy Taylor of Mason City,...


    Christmas Ribbon Salad

    13 reviews

    Spirits are light at holiday time around Debra Stoner's home--and so are many of the meas she serves. "I make...


    Holiday Ribbon Gelatin

    4 reviews

    Layers of red and green make this festive salad a favorite during the Christmas season. Kids are sure to find...


    Slow-Cooked French Onion Soup

    1 review

    My husband and I love French onion soup, so I wondered if I could turn it into a less labor-intensive...

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    Sparkling Oranges

    3 reviews

    We were living in Texas when I found the recipe for this simple yet elegant salad. I was thrilled— we...


    Pineapple-Orange Cranberry Sauce

    9 reviews

    This delicious and flavorful side dish comes together in no time at all! The quick, versatile and healthy recipe comes...


    Eggnog Molded Salad

    6 reviews

    For an excellent holiday gelatin salad, try this one. It looks so lovely on a platter and tastes good with...


    Hot Antipasto Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    I usually make this popular dish as an appetizer for holiday get-togethers. But I also like to serve it with...


    Marinated Tenderloin and Avocado on Baguette Toasts

    There’s never any waste with tenderloin (and leftovers are rare). You can really dress it up by substituting baguette toppings...


    Christmas Crunch Salad

    13 reviews

    With its creamy dressing and colorful vegetables, this salad is lovely and refreshing. Make it before you head out caroling,...