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

    Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches

    Simple BLT sandwiches are quite amazing, but when you add dill mayonnaise, avocado and brown sugar bacon, they become something...


    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...


    Mango Jalapeno Sloppy Joe Sliders

    I've loved sloppy joes since I can remember. In an attempt to give them a makeover, I thought of this...


    Spicy Thai-Inspired Noodle Watermelon Salad

    1 review

    Our county is famous for its fabulous Green River melons. While you won’t find this unique and refreshing salad at...

    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie...


    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....

    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    5 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...


    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....


    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...

    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...


    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...


    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...


    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...

    Saucy Tempeh Sloppy Joes

    I grew up eating sloppy joe sandwiches and can't get enough of the messy deliciousness. Even though I eat meatless...


    Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

    1 review

    These chicken souvlaki pitas are a favorite at our house, especially in summer. With just a few ingredients and a...


    35 No-Cook Summer Lunches Perfect for Anyone Working from Home

    Even if the kitchen is a few steps away, some days are harder than others to throw a lunch together....


    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...


    Perfect Caesar Salad Dressing

    1 review

    Everyone raves about Caesar salad, but few realize it is so simple to make at home. Add this Caesar dressing...


    Asian Salad Dressing

    This Asian salad dressing is delicious in a salad or on stir-fried vegetables. It will last, sealed in a Mason...


    Ginger Dressing

    1 review

    I love this flavorful ginger salad dressing because it's super easy to make and uses pantry staples. It's a quick...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

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

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    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,...


    Corn and Green Bean Salad

    I love the crunch of veggies, so I combined them with a buttermilk Caesar dressing in this corn and green...


    Pressure-Cooker Potato Salad

    I used to rarely make potato salad because it can be somewhat time-consuming, but because of this easy pressure-cooker potato...


    Grandma’s Baked Ham Salad Sandwiches

    This is another tried-and-true recipe I found in my grandma's recipe box. I love seeing her handwriting on faded notecards....


    Easy Seafood Salad

    6 reviews

    This easy seafood salad was inspired by a dish I had in the Bahamas that featured conch. I substituted crab...


    Pressure Cooker Creamy Pesto Chicken Stew

    I am a fan of thick stews and soups, so this dish is perfect! It's similar to a creamy broccoli...