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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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Slow-Cooker Spinach Bean Soup

This navy bean soup is heartwarming comfort food at its best. It's my signature soup that I make for my family and friends. The bright red and green of the peppers and spinach give it a suitably seasonal look. —Barbara Shay, Pasadena, California

Easy Portuguese-Style Bean Soup

1 review

One day I was looking at Portuguese recipes and decided to put together a bean soup that embraced the bright...


Emily’s Bean Soup

7 reviews

This is a wonderful fall or winter meal, served with thick slices of warm homemade bread. The recipe evolved over...


Speedy Bean Soup

1 review

This soup will be put together quick and will be on the table in no time.—Kathleen Drott, Pineville, Louisiana


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Hearty Navy Bean Soup

36 reviews

My family loves navy bean soup! Beans were a commodity you did not survive without in the '30s. This excellent...

Navy Bean Vegetable Soup

18 reviews

My family likes bean soup, so I came up with this hearty, hammed-up version. The leftovers freeze well for first-rate...


Confetti Bean Soup Mix

With its colorful variety of beans and delicious flavor, this soup is tempting. I like to give it to friends...

Navy Bean Squash Soup

5 reviews

On a chilly day, what could be more comforting than a pot of this homemade soup simmering on the stove?...


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....


Tuscan Bean Salad

1 review

"I love to cook for my family and friends, and this delicious marinated bean salad is a favorite they request...


Navy Bean Tossed Salad

Black olives, feta cheese, and Caesar dressing give Clara Coulston's salad a distinctive Greek flavor. The Washington Court House, Ohio...

Spinach Bean Soup

4 reviews

"This easy soup is so good, I had to send you the recipe to share it with as many people...


Sportsman’s Bean Soup

I’ve been cooking and freezing soups and stews for 45 years. This hearty, wholesome soup is one of my wife’s...


Minty Bean Salad

Each September, a women's group at our church sponsors a salad supper. Everyone is delighted when they see this extra-special...


Hearty Italian White Bean Soup

7 reviews

A bowlful of this soup is so satisfying, it's hard to believe it's actually good for you, too. I crave...


Yankee Bean Soup

4 reviews

My family really enjoys this hearty soup, which is perfect for a wintry day. Bacon, molasses and onion add great...

Six-Bean Chili

When it's cold and frosty outside, this meatless chili is sure to warm you up. It's packed with fiber, protein...


Ham and Bean Tomato Soup

Erin Lembke's take on this hearty classic is a thick tomato-based soup loaded with veggies and well-seasoned with herbs. Cayenne...


Contest-Winning Ham and Bean Soup

11 reviews

I learned to make this soup when we lived in Pennsylvania near several Amish families. It’s a great way to...


Campfire Bean ‘N’ Ham Soup

7 reviews

These are the best beans and ham you'll ever taste—bar none! Friends rave about this hearty soup that I serve...


Bean and Bacon Soup

5 reviews

This bean and bacon soup has been on our menu for about 25 years. Customers tell us they love its...


Two-Bean Turkey Salad

Turkey, beans and more combine in this salad. It is a delicious combination.—Bean Education and Awareness Network, Scottsbluff, Nebraska


Bean ‘n’ Burger Pockets

1 review

This recipe started out as an alternative to baked beans—just for a change of taste. One day I decided to...


Easy Low-Fat Chili

2 reviews

"This zesty chili really hits the spot on cool fall days," confirms Janet Moore of Ogdensburg, New York.

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Oven-Baked Bean Soup

When I know I have a busy day ahead of me, I reach for this recipe. I just pop this...


Basque Vegetable Soup

4 reviews

This is a hearty soup widely served here, especially at the many restaurants specializing in Basque cuisine. It's a nice...


Navy Bean Soup

4 reviews

My kids can't resist their grandmother's bean soup. A touch of nutmeg sets it apart from all other kinds.


Bean Soup Mix

1 review

An attractive bag of this savory mix makes a tasteful gift for a teacher or co-worker— remember to attach the...


Provencal Bean Soup

1 review

—Jan Marto, Algoma, Wisconsin


Lucky Bean Soup

5 reviews

This recipe is from a bean soup gift pack I developed as a fund-raiser for our church. We provide it...