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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Vegan Quinoa Salad

2 reviews

Toasting the grain before it simmers isn't essential, but it does add a pleasant nuttiness to the flavor of this vegan quinoa salad. Mix and match whatever fresh herbs and veggies you have on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tangy Cilantro Lime Confetti Salad

5 reviews

I love standout salads that burst with flavor—the kind that make you feel as if you're splurging without having to...


Mediterranean Brown Rice Salad

My family and friends all love this salad, which they've referred to as "the Greek salad." The recipe makes enough...


Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

4 reviews

I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...


Egg Salad for a Crowd

Black olives and vegetables add interest and texture to this big-batch egg salad I make. It's great for sandwiches and...

Romaine & Cherry Tomato Salad

My mother made this tasty salad for me as a child, and it was my favorite. Now we serve it...


Lemon Avocado Salad Dressing

This creamy dressing, with its bold lemon flavor, is a refreshing change of pace, it's not one you'll see on...

Mini Mixed Salads in Crispy Wontons

It's a salad and an appetizer all rolled into one bite-sized offering! Serve these snacks for your next get-together or...


Asparagus & Snap Pea Salad

1 review

Perfect for when you're expecting a large number of guests for dinner, this salad boasts springtime flavors. It's usually the...


Tomato Broccoli Salad

4 reviews

I found this recipe over 25 years ago. I made a few changes to it and our family has enjoyed...


Tomato Barley Salad

I like to serve this fuss-free salad alongside barbecued chicken for a hot summer evening dinner on the deck.—Sandi Lange,...

Grilled Mediterranean Eggplant & Tomato Salad

A friend of mine served a delicious grilled eggplant salad when she had me over for dinner, and I was...


Tomato Asparagus Salad

Instead of reaching for the old reliable head of iceberg lettuce to make a plain salad, whip up this refreshing...


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Tomato Feta Salad

9 reviews

One summer I combined my love for onions with a bumper crop of tomatoes and a homemade balsamic dressing. The...


Tomato Mozzarella Salad

3 reviews

"As soon as our cherry tomatoes start ripening, I pull out this recipe in order to make the most of...


Tomato Spinach Salad

When she serves fresh spinach tossed with a creamy dill dressing, Ruth Seitz of Columbus Junction, Iowa receives plenty of...

Pasta Salad in a Jar

3 reviews

If you're planning a picnic, make this pasta a day ahead. For my husband's lunch at work, I sometimes tie...


Mediterranean Orzo Chicken Salad

1 review

On hot days, I pull out this recipe for a cool supper. The lemon dressing is so refreshing. If you...


Feta Chicken Salad

4 reviews

I grew up eating chicken because my father was the manager at a poultry facility, but this is the one...


Makeover Italian Pasta Salad

3 reviews

Here’s the perfect side dish for summer picnics or fall potlucks—and no one would ever guess that it’s been slimmed...


Balsamic Cucumber Salad

13 reviews

Cucumber salad recipes are my absolute favorite! This fast, fresh salad is a winner at every get together. It's an...


BLT-and-More Salad

6 reviews

I created this salad when my husband and I were looking for something quick, yet different. The blend of flavors...


Marinated Italian Salad

1 review

This is a perfect salad for potlucks and other occasions year-round. In winter, the ingredients are available when many other...


Red, White and Bleu Slaw

8 reviews

This refreshing salad is perfect for Fourth of July celebrations—or any time at all. The blend of flavors is wonderful....

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Summer Garden Couscous Salad

24 reviews

This couscous salad makes the most of summer's bounty. I used to prepare it with a mayonnaise dressing, but lightened...


Mozzarella Tomato Salad

5 reviews

A few fresh ingredients are the key to this delightful mozzarella tomato salad. It can be on tonight's table in...


Low-Fat Vegetable Slaw

This pretty combination of fresh veggies is low fat and to enhance the flavors, it can be made at least...


Green Bean-Cherry Tomato Salad

1 review

My grandmother made a cold green bean salad with potatoes for every family barbecue. Now I bring my own version...


Grilled Vegetable Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

2 reviews

My Italian-style grilled veggies have a wonderful sweet and sour dressing. Best of all, I pick the fresh veggies and...


Tomatoes with Buttermilk Vinaigrette

14 reviews

We make the most of tomatoes when they are in season and plentiful, and I love an old-fashioned homemade dressing...