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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    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 Deputy Editor

    Italian Dressing

    This is a satisfying all-purpose Italian dressing recipe. Use this homemade version on salad greens, in vegetable salads or even...


    Creamy Spinach Mushroom Soup

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


    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...


    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...

    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...


    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...

    Havarti Turkey Hero

    2 reviews

    This is not your ordinary sandwich! Everyone loves the combination of chutney and chopped peanuts. I like to make this...


    Crunchy Apple Mixed Greens Salad

    Whenever our staff celebrates a birthday or a special occasion, "Mary's Apple Salad" is always at the top of the...


    Sweet Club Sandwich

    1 review

    "I first tasted this delicious layered loaf at a potluck at work," recalls Joanne Klopfestein from North Liberty, Indiana. This...


    Onion Beef au Jus

    22 reviews

    Garlic, onions, soy sauce and onion soup mix flavor the tender beef in these savory hot sandwiches served with a...

    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...


    Orange Appeal

    2 reviews

    Oranges add color and great taste to winter meals! This dish looks very bright and appealing served in a glass...


    Super Italian Sub

    6 reviews

    I like this flavorful Italian sub recipe that can be made ahead because it lets me relax with family and...


    Butternut Squash and Roasted Pepper Soup

    2 reviews

    This sweet and savory soup is special to me because it has the warm creamy feeling of home and just...

    Mini Mixed Salads in Crispy Wontons

    It's a salad and an appetizer all rolled into one bite-sized offering! Serve these snacks for your next get-together or...


    Chicken & Chutney Salad

    I often make this recipe and eat it at school for lunch. It makes me feel like I've ordered out...


    Asparagus & Snap Pea Salad

    1 review

    Perfect for when you're expecting a large number of guests for dinner, this salad boasts springtime flavors. It's usually the...


    Amazing Spinach Salad

    1 review

    Crunchy, sweet, savory and healthy—this all in one salad has everything my family craves. Plus it's easy to assemble—a must...


    Crouton-Topped Garlic Soup for Two

    Pan roasting the garlic gives this soup a rich flavor, while a touch of cream lends body. The herbed croutons...


    Ginger Loaf with Apricot-Ricotta Spread

    These dainty tea sandwiches are wonderful for a ladies' luncheon or bridal shower. Bake the bread the day before to...


    Pear-Walnut Tea Sandwiches

    1 review

    These satisfying tea sandwiches boast crunchy walnuts, chopped pear and deli chicken. Use white, pumpernickel and rye bread for variety....


    Ham Biscuits with White Cheddar

    Salty ham and fluffy biscuits combined with tender apples, spicy mustard and tangy cheddar for a sweet and savory sandwich....

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    French Onion Soup with Swiss-Topped Toast

    In my opinion, the key to a delicious French onion soup is a dark, savory broth, which you get from...


    Chicken Sliders on Pecan Biscuits

    Tender, hot-from-the-oven, pecan biscuit “buns” make these mini pecan-chicken burgers extra special.


    Apple Caesar Salad

    I couldn't find a single Caesar salad recipe I liked, so I combined ingredients from a few recipes and came...


    Bloody Mary Soup with Beans

    I love a good Bloody Mary, which inspired this recipe. The soup packs a spicy punch, and it'll warm you...


    Romaine Salad with Apple Vinaigrette

    Looking for a salad that’s simple but special? This one is always a hit when I bring it to a...


    Asian BBQ Pork Buns

    Here's a quick way to get a delicious and comforting dinner on the table that pleases everyone on busy evenings....