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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    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 how easy they are! —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    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...

    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...


    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...


    Grilled Tuna Salad

    I love serving this tuna spinach salad! Tuna steaks are quick to cook and delicious, and although they’re pretty inexpensive,...


    Jicama and Black Bean Salad

    1 review

    There are so many colorful items in this black bean salad, there is no need for a garnish. The jicama...

    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...


    Confetti Macaroni Salad

    The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for...


    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...


    Stuffed Chorizo Burgers with Tomatillo Salsa

    I created this chorizo burger for my new boyfriend and his family for our first meeting. Needless to say, they...


    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....


    Bonnie’s Chili

    This chili is incredibly easy to make, and has a surprising depth of flavor for something that comes together in...


    Beef Taco Chili

    This is one of my husband's absolute favorite dishes. It was also voted Best Chili in our county's autumn Harvest...

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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...


    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...


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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,...


    Apricot Fluff

    15 reviews

    When we were young mothers, I asked my best friend if she had a recipe for an easy ambrosia salad...


    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...


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    Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...