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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    BBLT Chopped Salad

    My original BLT chopped salad recipe called for lettuce. One day I didn't have any, so I substituted spinach. I ended up making some more healthy adjustments to the dish, and the rest is history! —Cindy VanBeek, Randolph, Wisconsin

    Hot Italian Party Sandwiches

    It doesn’t get much easier, or more delicious, than this hot Italian sandwich recipe. These sandwiches are the perfect appetizer...


    Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches

    Simple BLT sandwiches are quite amazing, but when you add dill mayonnaise, avocado and brown sugar bacon, they become something...


    Kilbourn Sandwich

    1 review

    This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer...


    Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

    1 review

    Rich and creamy pimiento cheese is a southern favorite. It makes this grilled pimiento cheese sandwich shine, especially when sweet...

    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...

    Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

    This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher...


    Maple-Barbecue Pork Sandwiches

    If you're serving this pork at a party, keep it warm in a slow cooker. Stir in water, a little...


    Kalua Pork

    3 reviews

    Planning a luau-themed party? This Kalua pork is the perfect main dish for your get-together. It's a no-fuss crowd-pleaser meal...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

    I love pork sliders! This sweet and savory recipe was created out of leftover ingredients I had in my fridge....

    Everything Breakfast Sliders

    1 review

    These breakfast sliders combine all of your favorite morning foods—like eggs, bacon and bagels—into one tasty package. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee,...


    Grandma’s Baked Ham Salad Sandwiches

    This is another tried-and-true recipe I found in my grandma's recipe box. I love seeing her handwriting on faded notecards....


    Dutch Oven Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    These fabulous Dutch-oven pulled pork sandwiches have a sweet, tangy flavor. If you want a smokier taste, add a little...


    Shrimp Cobb Salad

    This shrimp cobb salad is quite healthy. I often use a grill pan, but you can simply saute, too. Feel...


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    Pressure-Cooker Chicken and Bacon White Chili

    8 reviews

    I made a twist on my favorite white chicken chili and used my pressure cooker, which made it very quick...

    Cuban Sandwich Burgers

    2 reviews

    My mom would make these Cuban burgers when we would visit her in Florida. They are a take on the...


    Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

    1 review

    This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...


    Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

    I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...


    Hearty Pork Bean Soup

    4 reviews

    It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...


    Bratwurst Burgers with Braised Onions

    3 reviews

    This burger is a fun mashup of a bratwurst with onion and peppers, chicken-fried steak and a beef burger. The...


    Air Fryer Ham and Cheese Turnovers

    I adore the combo of pears, blue cheese and walnuts in a salad, so I turned them into this ham...


    Green Chile Cheeseburgers

    3 reviews

     There's nothing better than freshly roasted green chiles. They have a smoky flavor and a bit of a bite—perfect for...


    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...

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    Midnight Caribbean Pork Sandwiches

    1 review

    These sandwiches are so tasty! They have got depth of flavor—savory, sweet, piquant, subtle and sublime. They’re super easy to...


    Spicy Peruvian Potato Soup

    1 review

    This robust Peruvian soup (known there as locro de papa) has the comfort of potatoes and the warming spiciness of...


    Luau Pork Lettuce Wraps

    I first made this recipe when our family took a trip to a beach house in Florida. On my night...


    Barbecue Pork Cobb Salad

    My lunchtime salad gets way more interesting topped with barbecue pork, cheddar cheese and creamy avocado. It's as satisfying as...


    Mama’s Carnitas

    1 review

    My husband loves to cook Mexican dishes. I'm more of an Italian-style cook, and the joke in our house is...


    Spicy Peanut Butter and Pork Sandwich

    A little spicy, a little sweet, with just a hint of curry, this flavor combo is something you just have...