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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    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 our favorite dishes to re-create in them. This cooks up fast but tastes like it simmered all day! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Sausage Pepper Calzones

    1 review

    These tasty Italian sandwiches from Marion Lowery of Medford, Oregon are chock-full of savory turkey sausage, sweet peppers and herbs,...


    Italian Steak Sandwich

    2 reviews

    My husband created these sandwiches years ago, when we had just begun dating. He fixed them for my family, and...


    Chicken ‘n’ Pepper Subs

    1 review

    Judy White of Florien, Louisiana offers a twist on the classic Philly sandwich. Her delicious sub calls for tender chicken...


    Asparagus Pepper Salad

    I made up this recipe when I needed a last-minute potluck dish and I had a lot of asparagus on...

    Greek Country Salad

    1 review

    “This salad is a summer favorite with everyone and virtually a meal in itself!” —Christine Chinchilla, Hinckley, Illinois


    Bell Pepper Slaw

    Try this recipe when you want to round out a small-serving meal with a crisp, creamy slaw without a week's...

    Stuffed Roast Pepper Soup

    4 reviews

    After sampling a similar soup at a summer resort, my daughter and I invented this version. Using a colorful variety...


    Quick Vegetable Salad

    4 reviews

    This recipe was given to me by a friend and it's one the entire family likes. Whenever we have a...


    Colorful Corn Salad

    10 reviews

    This colorful, tasty corn salad is an excellent way to perk up a summer picnic. The seasonings add a bold,...


    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...

    Chili Dog Sauce

    5 reviews

    This big batch of sauce disappears quickly. Why not put some sauce into pretty jars and take it to your...


    Zippy Vegetable Chili

    2 reviews

    Pinto beans lend protein while vegetables provide homegrown goodness and pretty color to this chunky chili recipe from Patricia Gibson...


    Sloppy Joe Stew

    2 reviews

    This old-fashioned stew has a slightly sweet taste from the addition of canned corn. You can make the stew ahead...


    Potluck Pasta Soup

    2 reviews

    In an attempt to duplicate a soup served at an Italian restaurant, I came up with this recipe. Friends and...


    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...

    Pepper Cheese Patties

    1 review

    When I was a Cub Scout den mother and Girl Scout leader years ago, many youngsters would ask to stay...


    Quick Three-Pepper Salad

    1 review

    This is a five-ingredient time-saver that serves as an attractive and welcome variation on veggies. After topping the peppers and...


    Pepper-Topped Beef Sandwiches

    Pepper provide a perfect way to perk up a plain roast beef sandwich, I make a platterful of these family...


    Salad with Tomato-Green Pepper Dressing

    The longer this dressing is refrigerated, the more flavorful it becomes. The bright red-orange color is a sharp contrast to...


    Pepper Steak Sandwiches

    "You'll want to make plenty of these speedy sandwiches because they're unbelievably delicious," promises Ruby Williams from her home in...


    Scalloped Potato Chili

    Potatoes area unique addition to ordinary chili. My mom used to serve this when I was growing up. My husband...


    Deluxe Chili con Carne

    2 reviews

    My husband and I are retired with grown children, so it's nice to have a chili recipe that makes a...


    Baked Chili

    13 reviews

    This main dish is wonderful the first day and also makes outstanding leftovers. As a student living on my own,...

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    Classic Chili Mix

    Enjoy this full-flavored chili seasoning that'll heat up your holiday gift-giving. The mix is on the mild side, which is...


    Hoosier Chili

    2 reviews

    This chili is a little sweeter than other recipes I've tasted, but I like it that way. It reminds me...


    Sausage & Chicken Gumbo

    3 reviews

    This recipe for classic southern comfort food was the first thing I ever cooked for my girlfriend. It was simple...


    Heartwarming Chili

    10 reviews

    A touch of baking cocoa gives this chili a rich flavor without adding sweetness. When I was growing up in...


    Chili with Potato Dumplings

    Meet the Cook: Now that my husband has retired - we have two grown sons - we eat out a...


    Mushroom Salsa Chili

    18 reviews

    Green, sweet red and yellow peppers give this hearty chili a splash of color. I often fix it for my...