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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    Bacon Pear Salad with Parmesan Dressing

    6 reviews

    This simple salad is an elegant side dish for any menu. With a blend of fresh pears and warm, comforting flavors, it’s perfect for special meals. —Rachel Lewis, Danville, Virginia

    Parsnip, Pear and Pecan Salad

    I didn't try parsnips until I was well into my 40s, but now I can't get enough of them. This...


    Pesto Bean Soup

    This is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes, especially on those cold winter evenings. I make large batches and freeze...


    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,...


    Swiss Chard Bean Soup

    7 reviews

    This hearty soup combines nutritious Swiss chard with other garden favorites. Its light broth is surprisingly rich in flavor, and...

    Mozzarella Ham Stromboli

    16 reviews

    "The original recipe for this savory bread called for salami, but I use ham instead," writes Janice Brightwell of Jeffersonville,...


    Caesar Coleslaw

    If you're in the mood to bring something a little different to the cookout, here's a reliable slaw I make...

    Cheesy Sausage Stromboli

    10 reviews

    I've had a hundred requests for this recipe over the years. Perfect for brunch or as an evening snack, this...


    Italian Chicken Salad Cups

    Everyone loves chicken salad, but this mayo-free version always stands out. Cooking the chicken in the crockpot gives it so...


    Shaved Asparagus Salad

    It's fast and healthy!


    Onion Cheese Soup

    14 reviews

    I made a few adjustments to this savory soup recipe I came across in a community cookbook. It's rich, buttery...

    Parmesan Salad Dressing

    1 review

    Served over your favorite salad greens, this rich and creamy dressing is a real treat. I first sampled it at...


    Deluxe Cheeseburgers

    2 reviews

    Kathleen Vashro perks up ground beef with tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, chopped onion and Parmesan and cheddar cheeses. "We love...


    Parmesan Corn Chowder

    7 reviews

    "My mom made this thick soup when I was young," recalls Michelle Kaiser of Bozeman, Montana. "She passed the recipe...


    Baked Ham ‘N’ Cheddar Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    I've been baking these classic sandwiches for breakfast for just over 30 years. My family really likes them, so I...


    Cream Cheese ‘n’ Ham Bagels

    1 review

    “This is a quick meal,” writes Bill Hilbrich of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. “Served with a salad and a cold beverage,...

    Parmesan Romaine Salad

    This salad is simple, but it's big on flavor. The shaved Parmesan adds intense cheese flavor, and the nicely balanced...


    Tomato Parmesan Salad

    1 review

    The homemade oil and vinegar dressing is what makes this salad unique. Plus, it features two kinds of lettuce and...


    Spinach Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing

    For the perfect side dish to any Italian meal, try this salad. You will love how creamy the dressing is.—Ruth...


    Special Romaine Salad

    This jazzed-up romaine salad with homemade croutons is loaded with flavor. Curry powder gives the dressing zip, while crumbled blue...


    Caesar Salad in Peppered Parmesan Bowls

    4 reviews

    This cheese bowl salad looks impressive but is a cinch to make. I won't tell if you don't! —Melissa Wilkes,...


    Bacon & Cheese Salad

    I ordered this salad at a restaurant. The kitchen staff wouldn't share the salad dressing recipe, so I created my...


    Tortellini & Chicken Caesar Salad

    13 reviews

    My family loved this pasta salad right from the start, so these days I serve it a lot. When grilling...


    Cheese ‘n’ Sausage Calzones

    I love experimenting with recipes. Luckily, my husband likes to sample new foods, and this easy calzone recipe is great...

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    Parmesan Vegetable Toss

    2 reviews

    The first time I made this salad it was with two others for a Fourth of July party years ago....


    Tomato Cheese Melt

    3 reviews

    "I love this as a late-night snack, but it also goes great with a bowl of soup at lunch," assures...


    Ham and Blue Cheese Pasta Salad

    1 review

    When I first saw this recipe, it piqued my interest. It flopped at first, but after some adjustments, this salad's...


    Three Cheese Tomato Melt

    1 review

    I love to make this open-faced sandwich for myself or unexpected guests...especially when homegrown tomatoes are ripe on the vine....


    Parmesan Potato Soup

    4 reviews

    Meet the Cook: Even my husband, who's not much of a soup eater, likes this. Our two boys - ages...


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    Chopped Salad with Parmesan Dressing

    2 reviews

    Our two children and I plan to mix up this attractive salad for brunch on Father's Day. It's always been...