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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    Matzo Ball Soup

    This traditional matzo ball soup recipe is worth the extra effort. If you prefer, you can add egg noodles instead of matzo balls. —Julia Sherman, New Market, Tennessee

    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    4 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Carrot Ginger Soup

    1 review

    This light, flavorful carrot ginger soup is vegan! It's made with pantry staples and comes together in a hurry, yet...


    Vegan Carrot Soup

    Yukon Gold potatoes—instead of cream—make a smooth carrot soup vegan and add a mild sweetness. If you don't have Yukon...


    Banh Mi Burger

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

    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


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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...

    Lentil Sloppy Joes

    8 reviews

    When I experimented with making more vegetarian-friendly recipes, this was one of my biggest hits—we still eat it weekly! My...


    French Lentil and Carrot Soup

    4 reviews

    It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe...


    Shaker Herb ‘n’ Meatball Soup

    1 review

    Filling soups like this make it easy to get through cold New England winters. The meatballs are extra-easy because they...


    Ground Beef and Barley Soup

    20 reviews

    I came across this recipe years ago at a recipe exchange through a church group. The contributor didn't sign her...

    German Vegetable Soup

    35 reviews

    My sister-in-law gave me this recipe—it's a nice thick soup. It does call for quite a few ingredients, but the...


    Apple Carrot Salad

    1 review

    Diane Molberg of Emerald Park, Saskatchewan tosses together sweet raisins, bright carrots and crunchy apple chunks to create this fresh-tasting...


    Turkey Meatball and Vegetable Soup

    I made up this recipe myself to take advantage of the abundance of fresh vegetables available in our state. It’s...


    Roasted Veggie and Meatball Soup

    2 reviews

    I put together this appetizing soup almost every Sunday during our South Dakota winters. A variety of roasted vegetables and...


    Italian-Style Lentil Soup

    14 reviews

    I cook with lentils often because they're a nutritious, inexpensive source of protein. This low-fat soup is one of my...

    Country Carrot Soup

    2 reviews

    Ground beef adds some spark to traditional carrot soup. This easy creation always disappears quickly.—Marlane Jones, Allentown, Pennsylvania


    Carrot Leek Soup

    1 review

    The vegetables in this pretty golden soup are pureed, so you can disguise them from picky eaters! Filled with vitamins,...


    Hearty Cauliflower Soup

    5 reviews

    Our three young children aren't big cauliflower fans. But in this soup, the cauliflower can be mistaken for potatoes, and...


    Coconut Carrot Salad

    "Why eat a plain carrot when this super salad is such a snap to make?" asks Evelyn Schwartz (at right)...


    Cheddar Cheese & Beer Soup

    The taste of beer is subtle, but it's just enough to complement the cheese in this rich and creamy soup....


    Turkey-Tarragon Noodle Soup

    I think tarragon and turkey are a flavor match made in heaven and this recipe proves it! — Carolyn Ketchum,...


    Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

    1 review

    Full of buffalo flavors, this buffalo chicken pasta salad is one of my favorite side dishes at potlucks and tailgate...


    Fruity Carrot Salad

    I get our kids to eat raw carrots by grating them and mixing them with lots of colorful, naturally sweet...

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    Bean Vegetable Soup

    4 reviews

    Beans add extra texture and flavor to this vegetable soup. This soup is light in calories yet packed with flavor....


    Vegetable Carrot Soup

    4 reviews

    This blended soup is loaded with vegetables, so it's delicious as well as good for you. Plus, its beautiful golden...


    Carrot Cheese Soup

    1 review

    I THOUGHT this sounded like a compatible mix of ingredients when I read the recipe for the first time -...


    Save-the-Day Soup

    1 review

    "I created this pureed vegetable soup from what was left in the refrigerator before we went on an extended vacation,"...


    Veggie Burgers

    5 reviews

    "We created these quick vegetable patties to use up some of our garden bounty," relates Mary James from Port Orchard,...


    Pasta Pizza Soup

    2 reviews

    "A bowl of my soup hits the spot on a cold, rainy or snowy day, which we have in abundance...