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

Beef Taco Chili

This is one of my husband's absolute favorite dishes. It was also voted Best Chili in our county's autumn Harvest...


Spiced Butternut Squash Chili

1 review

I love how a hint of heat with a touch of sweetness from the Gustus Vitae spicy chocolate cinnamon cane...


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

Super-Duper Chili

15 reviews

No one ever guesses the "secret ingredient" in this recipe that I created. A can of mushroom soup is what...


Bean Tossed Salad

1 review

I assemble this salad ahead of time and add the corn chips and salad dressing just before serving. You can...

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...


Confetti Bean Soup Mix

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


Barbecue Bean Salad

1 review

I love to cook and try new recipes. I've been collecting cookbooks for years and have picked up some very...


Hearty Bean Soup with Ham

4 reviews

This hearty soup is a real crowd-pleaser served with fresh corn bread. No one can believe how quick and easy...

Colorful Three-Bean Soup

1 review

When I was growing up, my mother prepared many different soups, each seasoned just right. She often made this colorful...


Zippy Vegetarian Chili

3 reviews

Hominy and garbanzo beans are interesting additions to this zippy chili recipe that uses canned goods from the cupboard. I...


Tangy Beef Chili

1 review

Not only is this delicious chili quick to make, the blue cheese wedge adds a creamy, tangy accent. —Luann Maner,...


Tasty Taco Soup

51 reviews

When I serve this soup at parties, everyone asks for the recipe. It makes a lot, so if I'm not...


Zesty Cheese Soup

2 reviews

"My husband and I are retired, but I still look for shortcut recipes like this one I received from a...

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Zippy Pork Chili Verde

1 review

Leftover pork adds heartiness to this zippy chili from Jo Oliverius of Alpine, California. "It's great on a cool night...


Tangy Bean Soup

1 review

This soup has a great southwestern flavor and is a real winner with my family. I love it because I...


Pinto Bean Chicken Soup

1 review

Mexican Velveeta and green chilies add a kick to this satisfying soup sent in by Sybil Brown of Highland, California....


Spicy Pinto Bean Chili

3 reviews

This spicy, meatless chili is a wonderful dish to have during the winter months. I like to serve this with...


Three-Bean Chili

You won't miss meat in this tasty bean chili.


Pinto Bean/Ham Soup

4 reviews

This soup simmering on your stove will fill the whole house with the most tantalizing aromas. By the time that...


Five-Bean Soup

1 review

One of my family's favorite soups, this tasty recipe was one I discovered years ago. Served with a salad and...


Sausage Bean Noodle Soup

4 reviews

Cozy up to this rich and rustic soup to take the chill off any evening. Multigrain pasta increases fiber, but...

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Taco Bean Soup

4 reviews

"This hearty three-bean soup is very easy to fix," remarks Sharon Thompson of Hunter, Kansas. "You can add a can...


Mexican Bean Barley Soup

1 review

Wonderfully warming, this soup is always on the menu for the retreats we host on our woodland farm. Everyone enjoys...


Meaty Three-Bean Chili

4 reviews

Meet the Cook: Doubling this recipe is automatic for me - just about everyone wants more than one bowl! If...


Pumpkin-Lentil Soup

4 reviews

I was really craving a hot delicious soup—something filling and healthy. I looked around my kitchen for a few ingredients,...


Zesty Italian Soup

11 reviews

While visiting my sister-in-law, we had a delicious Italian soup at a local restaurant. We decided to duplicate it at...


Bats, Twigs and Things Chili

You'll want to serve up hearty portions of this chili before you set the kids loose to trick-or-treat. The edible...