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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    Easy Hamburgers

    These easy hamburgers come together in a snap. Grill and then add your favorite toppings. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor

    Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

    This Thai salad is very fresh and flavorful. The peanut garnish adds a satisfying crunch. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


    Open-Faced Bratwurst Sandwiches with Beer Gravy

    1 review

    A nod to both my German heritage and classic diner fare, this bratwurst sandwich recipe comes together in a snap...


    Sloppy Joe Meatball Subs

    1 review

    A mashup of two favorite recipes, these sloppy joe meatball subs are certainly unique. I love to make them on...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

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

    Everything Breakfast Sliders

    1 review

    These breakfast sliders combine all of your favorite morning foods—like eggs, bacon and bagels—into one tasty package. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee,...


    Smash Burgers

    3 reviews

    Now is not the time to cut calories or skimp on salt. Go for ground chuck that is at least...

    Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the...


    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...


    Gourmet Burgers with Sun-Dried Tomato

    This recipe brings together many of the flavors my family enjoys, complete with a surprise in the center of each...


    Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

    I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...

    Bratwurst Burgers with Braised Onions

    3 reviews

    This burger is a fun mashup of a bratwurst with onion and peppers, chicken-fried steak and a beef burger. The...


    Green Chile Cheeseburgers

    3 reviews

     There's nothing better than freshly roasted green chiles. They have a smoky flavor and a bit of a bite—perfect for...


    Banh Mi Burger

    I love burgers cooked in a cast-iron pan, and banh mi sandwiches are delicious, so why not combine the two?...


    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    1 review

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...


    Cheesy Meatball Sliders

    4 reviews

    These sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on mini...

    Chicken Parmesan Burgers

    7 reviews

    A restaurant-quality burger that's topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what's not to love? Fresh basil adds even more flavor....


    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...


    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...


    Caribbean Island Coleslaw

    6 reviews

    After trying a similar version of this coleslaw while visiting the island of St. Kitts, I returned home and wanted...


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    Grilled Chicken Ranch Burgers

    12 reviews

    This is one of the most fantastic, flavorful burgers I've ever made. Ranch is a favorite in dips and dressings,...


    Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

    5 reviews

    I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers and they...


    Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

    With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....


    Pressure-Cooker Shredded Chicken Gyros

    7 reviews

    Our family has no links of any kind to Greece, but we always have such a marvelous time at the...

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    Bacon Cheeseburgers with Fry Sauce

    5 reviews

    In Utah, fry sauce is the beloved condiment. We use it not just as a dip for fries, but also...


    Strawberry Tarragon Chicken Salad

    3 reviews

    After thinking about creating this salad for some time, one spring I used my homegrown strawberries and fresh tarragon to...


    Thai Chicken and Orange Salad

    2 reviews

    A creamy peanut butter dressing provides a Thai twist to this main dish chicken salad. You if you have leftover...


    Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    My family loves Buffalo chicken wings but the frying makes them unhealthy. This takes out some of the fat but...


    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    4 reviews

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...


    Summer Salad by the Lake

    4 reviews

    I came up with this recipe to show appreciation to all the teachers at my son’s school. The dish had...