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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    Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by both my vegetarian and non-vegetarian friends. —Casey Hill, London, United Kingdom

    Quick and Healthy Turkey Veggie Soup

    I freeze our leftover turkey at the holidays so we can enjoy meals like this year-round. This soup is especially...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    4 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Summer Squash and Zucchini Salad

    3 reviews

    I came up with this colorful and tasty zucchini salad years ago for a recipe contest and was delighted when...


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    Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...

    Ground Beef Veggie Stew

    5 reviews

    This is a wonderful, hearty stew to help use up all the late-summer veggies in your garden. I like that...


    Zucchini Panzanella Salad

    4 reviews

    I learned how to make panzanella from my friend's grandmother. Once I discovered how to make the perfect vinaigrette, it...

    Summer Vegetable Soup

    16 reviews

    This vegetable soup is loaded with garden goodness, from zucchini and green beans to celery and potato, but it's the...


    Forgotten Minestrone

    8 reviews

    Free-lance writer Marsha Ransom of South Haven, Michigan can be composing an article while her full-flavored soup is simmering. "I...


    Turkey Meatball and Vegetable Soup

    I made up this recipe myself to take advantage of the abundance of fresh vegetables available in our state. It’s...


    Tasty-Italian Vegetable Soup

    11 reviews

    Here's a dish that will warm you up fast. It takes just 25 minutes until you can sit down and...

    Tomato Zucchini Salad

    This salad is more special then a plain green salad and hardly any fuss to put together.—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point,...


    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...


    Italian Sausage Zucchini Soup

    1 review

    My mom used to make this recipe. Whenever I decide to make it, it reminds me of her, taking me...


    Make-Ahead Squash Soup

    "I make a big batch of this soup when I have an abundance of zucchini from the garden," writes Suzanne...


    Veggie Burgers

    5 reviews

    "We created these quick vegetable patties to use up some of our garden bounty," relates Mary James from Port Orchard,...

    Beef Zucchini Soup

    5 reviews

    "I make this wonderful garden-fresh soup as soon as my homegrown zucchini is plentiful," remarks Betty Claycomb from Alverton, Pennsylvania....


    Roasted Vegetable Soup

    4 reviews

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


    Colorful Papaya Panzanella

    I like to combine fruits with vegetables with homemade croutons to create "pizzazzy" (my new favorite word) side dishes. This...


    Microwave Minestrone

    2 reviews

    "This hearty soup is packed with vegetables and pasta," remarks Emma Magielda of Amsterdam, New York. "By the time I...


    Flower Garden Soup

    Fresh vegetables flavor traditional chicken soup in this bountiful blend. To add seasonal fun, just cut notches in the carrots...


    Farmers Market Orzo Salad

    2 reviews

    Orzo is a tiny pasta shaped like rice. We use it as a base for veggies, lemony vinaigrette and cheeses...


    Creamy Sweet Potato and Veggie Soup

    2 reviews

    I tasted a delicious soup in a restaurant but couldn't persuade the chef to share the recipe, so I began...


    Zucchini Garden Chowder

    23 reviews

    Years ago, when my husband and I put in our first garden, a neighbor suggested zucchini since it's easy to...

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    Sweet & Sour Squash Salad

    13 reviews

    This salad goes over really well with all ages, and it's a good way to get kids to eat summer...


    Garden Vegetable & Herb Soup

    I submitted this recipe to a local newspaper and won first prize. I make this hearty soup whenever my family...


    Ham ‘n’ Veggie Soup

    2 reviews

    From Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Barbara Thompson writes, "When I added some ham to this flavorful broth chockfull of vegetables, the colorful...


    Vegetarian Chili Ole!

    7 reviews

    I combine ingredients for this hearty chili the night before, start my trusty slow cooker in the morning and come...


    Zucchini “Linguine” Salad

    1 review

    This idea came to me from a recipe I saw for zucchini cut into noodle-like strips and dressed with a...


    Zucchini Pizza Loaves

    2 reviews

    "Full of healthy veggies, these loaves taste like indulgent pizzas-even picky eaters go back for seconds. In summer, I assemble...