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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    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 vegan quinoa salad. Mix and match whatever fresh herbs and veggies you have on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    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...


    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...


    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,...


    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,...

    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...


    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...

    Asparagus Pepper Salad

    I made up this recipe when I needed a last-minute potluck dish and I had a lot of asparagus on...


    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...


    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...


    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,...

    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...


    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...


    Butternut Squash and Roasted Pepper Soup

    2 reviews

    This sweet and savory soup is special to me because it has the warm creamy feeling of home and just...


    Provolone Pepper Burgers

    1 review

    I'm known around our neighborhood as the "grill sergeant". These burgers are one of my most-requested entrees. They're a flavorful...


    Roasted Pepper and Onion Sandwiches

    1 review

    Due to diet restrictions, I tried making sandwiches without meat. This sandwich turned out to be one of my favorites.

    Roasted Vegetable Soup

    4 reviews

    This veggie- and bean-packed soup will appease the heartiest of appetites.—Bean Education and Awareness Network, Scottsbluff, Nebraska


    Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

    I can't make this dish without printing enough copies of the recipe to hand out to girlfriends at my book...


    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...


    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...


    Pepper-Topped Beef Sandwiches

    Pepper provide a perfect way to perk up a plain roast beef sandwich, I make a platterful of these family...


    Zippy Vegetable Chili

    2 reviews

    Pinto beans lend protein while vegetables provide homegrown goodness and pretty color to this chunky chili recipe from Patricia Gibson...


    Lemon Avocado Salad Dressing

    This creamy dressing, with its bold lemon flavor, is a refreshing change of pace, it's not one you'll see on...


    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...

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    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...


    Mushroom Salsa Chili

    18 reviews

    Green, sweet red and yellow peppers give this hearty chili a splash of color. I often fix it for my...


    Artichoke-Red Pepper Tossed Salad

    During college, I lived in France, where I learned to make vinaigrette. My host family served the dressing with artichoke...


    Antipasto Braid

    1 review

    We're fans of Mediterranean food, so this play on antipasto is a favorite in my family. Meat and cheese make...


    Slow Cooker Sausage Sandwiches

    1 review

    This Italian sandwich started as pork chops and sausage over angel hair pasta. Now we have a handy new slow-cooked...


    Roasted Veggie Chili

    2 reviews

    You're sure to get a kick out of this spicy entree, which placed third at a chili contest in Murphy,...