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

    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie...


    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...


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    5 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...

    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....


    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...

    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...


    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...


    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...

    Grandma’s Classic Potato Salad

    When I asked my grandmother how old this classic potato salad recipe was, she told me that her mom used...


    Strawberry Lime Pretzel Salad

    2 reviews

    I gave a classic salad a holiday twist by making green, white and red layers. The combination of salty, sweet,...


    Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

    I like to use this lemon poppy seed dressing recipe on a romaine salad with apples and pears. If you...


    Muffuletta

    Muffuletta, which originated in New Orleans, is named after the round, crusty Sicilian loaf of bread it's traditionally served on....


    Broccoli Almond Salad

    This colorful broccoli almond salad is easy to make in advance. Add the nuts and bacon just before serving so...

    French Dressing

    This French salad dressing recipe is a favorite of our family's. It's best shaken in a jar, not made in...


    Corn and Green Bean Salad

    I love the crunch of veggies, so I combined them with a buttermilk Caesar dressing in this corn and green...


    Pressure-Cooker Potato Salad

    I used to rarely make potato salad because it can be somewhat time-consuming, but because of this easy pressure-cooker potato...


    Easy Seafood Salad

    6 reviews

    This easy seafood salad was inspired by a dish I had in the Bahamas that featured conch. I substituted crab...


    Dilly Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    These chickpea salad sandwiches are super flavorful and contain less fat and cholesterol than chicken salad. They make delightful picnic...


    Fresh Summer Pasta Salad

    1 review

    While preparing lunch, I made this summer pasta salad for dinner. It was fast and easy; delicious and colorful. We...


    Matzo Ball Soup

    This traditional matzo ball soup recipe is worth the extra effort. If you prefer, you can add egg noodles instead...


    Russian Potato Salad

    1 review

    This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...

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    Jicama and Black Bean Salad

    1 review

    There are so many colorful items in this black bean salad, there is no need for a garnish. The jicama...


    Confetti Macaroni Salad

    The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for...


    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...


    Farmhouse Apple Coleslaw

    4 reviews

    A friend from church gave me this apple coleslaw recipe that her grandmother handed down to her. The flavors complement...


    Pear and Roast Beef Sandwiches

    Here’s an easy way to dress up an ordinary roast beef sandwich. A Mediterranean-inspired spread lends tartness while pear slices...


    Vegan Macaroni Salad

    All the classic flavors come through in this vegan macaroni salad, from the pickle relish to the ground mustard. The...