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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    Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by both my vegetarian and non-vegetarian friends. —Casey Hill, London, United Kingdom

    Air-Fryer Black Bean Veggie Burgers

    Meatless meals will be so tasty when these hearty air-fryer veggie burgers are on the menu. Guacamole and sour cream...


    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...


    This 20-Minute Vegan Black Bean Soup Will Blow Your Mind

    Whip up a hearty, healthy vegan black bean soup for the perfect comfort meal.


    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...

    Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

    I picked up this recipe at my local grocery store during a promotion for creative ways to use pumpkin. Black...


    Chorizo Chili

    I modified a bean soup recipe and came up with this wonderful chili. I make it mild for my family...

    Pressure-Cooker Black Bean Soup

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...


    Slow-Cooked Black Bean Soup

    3 reviews

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...


    Spiced Butternut Squash Chili

    1 review

    I love how a hint of heat with a touch of sweetness from the Gustus Vitae spicy chocolate cinnamon cane...


    Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Slaw

    2 reviews

    We like to eat meatless at least one day a week, so I always keep cans of various beans in...

    Cowpoke Chili

    3 reviews

    Many friends and relatives have requested my chili recipe, which I've been using for 25 years. It actually won first...


    Bold Bean and Pork Chili

    5 reviews

    This tempting chili is big on flavor and really very simple to prepare. Sometimes on a Sunday, I'll get a...


    Ham and Bean Chili

    1 review

    Leftover ham gets an unusual treatment from Carol Forcum of Marion, Illinois in this creative chili blend that features three...


    Hearty Beef & Bean Soup

    2 reviews

    I love cooking, and often share my soups with my co-workers—and they're happy I do. This one is perfect for...


    Bart’s Black Bean Soup

    61 reviews

    This soup is ready in minutes. We enjoy it with Herbed Dinner Rolls. Add a salad for a complete...

    Chicken Chili with Black Beans

    9 reviews

    Because it looks different than traditional chili, my family was a little hesitant to try this dish at first. Thanks...


    Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

    2 reviews

    This good-for-you dish is full of must-have Southwestern flavors. You can either serve it cold as a side for eight...


    Mexican Black Bean Burgers

    My husband's a vegetarian so I love finding meatless recipes we all like. These burgers are not only easy to...


    Colorado Lamb Chili for a Crowd

    This hearty and spicy stew is wonderful with fresh rolls and your favorite green salad.


    Quick Corn and Black Bean Salad

    9 reviews

    I'm often asked to create "different" recipes for parties. This corn salad, cooked up for a barbecue, was an instant...


    Black Bean Soup

    3 reviews

    I know you'll come to really on this recipe like I have. It's loaded with beans, meat and flavor for...


    Black Bean Pasta Salad

    2 reviews

    Cooking healthy doesn't mean you have to spend hours in a hot kitchen. Debbie Terenzini-Wilkerson serves a low-fat, fuss-free fiesta...


    Southwest Bean Soup

    14 reviews

    I made up this recipe because I'm a member of a weight loss program and want to lose weight safely....

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    Tangy Bean Soup

    1 review

    This soup has a great southwestern flavor and is a real winner with my family. I love it because I...


    Taco Twist Soup

    20 reviews

    The fun, family-friendly twist in this taco soup is the spiral pasta. I lightened this soup by substituting black beans...


    Black Bean Soup for Two

    8 reviews

    I cooked for two people for the first 7 years of my marriage. Today, I'm a stay-at-home mom with a...


    Black Bean Fiesta Salad

    This salad has a colorful blend of black beans and veggies drizzled with a tangy dressing. It's a good as...


    Black Bean Bow Tie Salad

    5 reviews

    Even people who don't like beans compliment me on this delicious salad! It's a favorite at family get-togethers and potlucks....


    Layered Taco Salad

    1 review

    I invented this taco salad to make my kids happy. Make it with ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken...