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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    Air-Fryer Taco Twists

    Why serve tacos only in ordinary flour or corn tortillas? For a mouthwatering change of pace, try these air-fried tacos baked in flaky, golden crescent rolls. My family enjoys them for a warm lunch or light dinner. —Carla Kreider, Quarryville, Pennsylvania

    Air-Fryer Bacon Cheeseburgers

    This juicy burger only takes minutes to cook in your air fryer. I enjoy topping it with crispy bacon and...


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    Cheddar Jalapeno Chicken Burgers with Guacamole

    6 reviews

    My husband and I are down for anything with guacamole, so it's no wonder that we love these smoking-hot burgers!...


    Green Chile Cheeseburgers

    3 reviews

     There's nothing better than freshly roasted green chiles. They have a smoky flavor and a bit of a bite—perfect for...


    Loaded Broccoli-Cheese Potato Chowder

    10 reviews

    For anyone who loves baked potatoes or broccoli cheese soup, this is the best of both worlds. If you have...

    Bacon Cheeseburgers with Fry Sauce

    5 reviews

    In Utah, fry sauce is the beloved condiment. We use it not just as a dip for fries, but also...


    Peanut Butter, Honey & Pear Open-Faced Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    I work a 12-hour night shift at a hospital, and when I come home in the morning, I don't want...

    Air-Fryer Herb and Cheese-Stuffed Burgers

    1 review

    Tired of the same old ground beef burgers? These quick air-fryer hamburgers, with their creamy cheese filling, will wake up...


    Grilled Cheese, Bacon and Oven-Dried Tomato Sandwich

    2 reviews

    Take your grilled cheese sandwich to a place it's never been before with crispy bacon and tangy tomatoes and five—yes,...


    Grilled Cheese and Pepperoni Sandwich

    Who doesn't love a good grilled cheese sandwich recipe? This super decadent version comes fully loaded with pepperoni and five...


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    The Best Ever Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    7 reviews

    Spreading a mixture of mayo and butter on the bread creates a delightfully crispy crust with the well-loved, wonderful flavor...

    Bacon-Topped Grilled Cheese

    9 reviews

    This robust revision of an all-American lunch classic gets heartiness from bacon and extra flavor from onion, sour cream and...


    Spiral Stromboli

    15 reviews

    "I frequently fix this speedy sandwich on days we return from our cabin and it's suppertime when we get home,"...


    Hearty Cheese ‘n’ Toast

    I added caraway to my father's recipe to give this old-fashioned dish a robust taste. Whether served with just the...


    Toasted Apple-Cheese Sandwiches

    Here's a nice change of pace from traditional grilled cheese sandwiches. Most people are pleasantly surprised at the combination of...


    Raisin Cheese Slaw

    Crisp cabbage and raisins comprise this salad from the California Raisin Board.

    Double-Decker Cheese Melt

    2 reviews

    This is a recipe that's easy to make and deliciously different. Whenever I serve these tasty sandwiches, my family looks...


    Cream of Spinach Cheese Soup

    12 reviews

    Give yourself a delicious calcium boost with this cream of spinach soup. I like to serve it with a green...


    Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese

    1 review

    I once taught an adult program called Eating Smart for Seniors. For that class, I developed many recipes for one...


    Vegetable Cheese Salad

    1 review

    Here's a satisfying salad that's garden-fresh. It stars three delicious cheeses and refreshing vegetables like crisp cucumber, bell peppers and...


    Italian Hero Braid

    3 reviews

    My mother-in-law used to make these pastry pockets for my husband while he was growing up. After we got married,...


    Italian Cheese Loaf

    1 review

    Here's a deliciously different sandwich. It's yummy warm from the oven or off the grill at a cookout. The cheesy...


    Tomato-Pesto Cheddar Melts

    Give ordinary grilled cheese sandwiches a boost with this tasty recipe. Prepared pesto and sliced tomato add an inteesting and...


    Cheesy Asparagus Soup

    2 reviews

    Asparagus lovers will be delighted with this soup. It starts with lots of cooked fresh asparagus to which I add...

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    Ham Cheddar Chowder

    7 reviews

    Living in Wisconsin, I like to make dishes featuring cheese, and this chowder is one of my favorites. It makes...


    Hearty Spinach Salad

    Ground beef turns an ordinary spinach salad into a main dish. Minced garlic adds just the right amount of zip....


    Fancy Ham ‘n’ Cheese

    Garden-fresh ingredients including spinach, cucumber and onion add appeal to this zippy ham sandwich. "It has a touch of class...


    Sombrero Pasta Salad

    17 reviews

    I take this slightly spicy salad to almost every party or picnic I attend. Every time I come home with...


    Cheeseburger Stuffed Bread Loaf

    I received this recipe more than 25 years ago in a chain letter. This stuffed bread travels well to picnics,...


    Stuffed Barbecue Burgers

    4 reviews

    These big burgers are almost a meal by themselves. With a delectable cheese and vegetable filling, they'll surely satisfy any...