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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    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! They're perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a backyard barbecue! —Gaby Dalkin, Los Angeles, California

    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...


    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...


    Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

    5 reviews

    I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers and they...


    Lentil Sloppy Joes

    8 reviews

    When I experimented with making more vegetarian-friendly recipes, this was one of my biggest hits—we still eat it weekly! My...

    Sweet Pepper Cabbage Slaw

    A simple cooked dressing and red pepper give this cabbage mixture a delightful sweet flavor. It’s perfect for parties and...


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    Jalapeno Popper Corn Salad

    15 reviews

    I created this recipe for a wedding I was catering, and it's a good thing I made buckets of it,...

    Grilled Cheese, Apricot and Jalapeno Sandwich

    This grown-up grilled cheese recipe hits the spot with sweet and spicy add-ins like apricot jelly and jalapeno peppers. —Josh...


    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...


    Pepper Artichoke Stromboli

    3 reviews

    "This is a snap to make, thanks to store-bought pizza dough...and the kids love it," writes Andrea Jones of McKinney,...


    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,...

    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...


    Hot Antipasto Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    I usually make this popular dish as an appetizer for holiday get-togethers. But I also like to serve it with...


    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...


    Greek Country Salad

    1 review

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

    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,...


    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...


    Red Pepper Salad with Parsley Dressing

    A tangy sour cream dressing tops this colorful combination of veggies. "I get rave reviews whenever I serve this crunchy...


    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...


    Santa Fe Chicken Chili

    4 reviews

    Stir up this chili on Sunday and you'll be set for a couple weekday meals. Although we're currently living in...


    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...


    Pulled Turkey Tenderloin

    Not your ordinary pulled turkey sandwich, this one shines thanks to its unique yogurt sauce. Serve the turkey by itself...

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    Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

    3 reviews

    You’ll want to capture the rich flavor of roasted tomato, pepper, onion and garlic in this colorful soup. Add cubed...


    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...


    Crispy Pita BLT’s

    2 reviews

    Pack this sandwich full of fresh produce from your garden or the local farmers market. You'll wow lunch guests with...


    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...


    Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing

    I love salads and Greek food so decided to create a Greek salad. I based my recipe on a salad...


    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...