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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    Kilbourn Sandwich

    1 review

    This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer and cook up sandwiches whenever you need a quick meal. —Dan Seering, Verona, Wisconsin

    Sloppy Joe Meatball Subs

    1 review

    A mashup of two favorite recipes, these sloppy joe meatball subs are certainly unique. I love to make them on...


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    80 Soups That Freeze Well

    Save yourself on a busy weeknight with one of these soups that freeze well. You'll be sitting down to a...


    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...


    Vietnamese Chicken Meatball Soup with Bok Choy

    5 reviews

    Throughout Vietnam there are many kinds of soups, “canh,” served all year long. I particularly love enjoying this warm, flavorful...

    Italian Beef Vegetable Soup

    1 review

    This hearty vegetable beef soup features a ton of fresh vegetables, making it the perfect dish to use up all...


    Sweet Potato Chili with Turkey

    4 reviews

    My slow-cooker chili is packed with flavor. Swapping ground turkey for ground beef lightens it up, and sweet potato puree...

    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...


    Luau Pork Lettuce Wraps

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


    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


    Pressure-Cooker Black Bean Soup

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...

    Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

    With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....


    Pressure-Cooker Greek-Style Lentil Soup

    1 review

    This is a nice warming soup on a chilly day. Lentils are so good for you, too! —Mary Smith, Columbia,...


    Pressure-Cooker Shredded Chicken Gyros

    7 reviews

    Our family has no links of any kind to Greece, but we always have such a marvelous time at the...


    The Best Ever Chili

    3 reviews

    My dad and my father-in-law are the gurus in our chili-loving clan. But after my honeymoon to New Mexico, inspired...


    Chicken and Lentil Chili

    I like to make a simple, hearty slow-cooked recipe at least once a week. You can mix this up the...

    Santa Fe Chili

    37 reviews

    This colorful and hearty chili is perfect for heartwarming, holiday get-togethers. My family has been enjoying it for years. —Laura...


    Veggie Calzones

    7 reviews

    Bread dough makes it a breeze to assemble these savory turnovers. If you have a favorite pizza dough, use it...


    Easy Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    One time when making sloppy joes, I wanted mine spicy, so I doused it in hot sauce. After that, my...


    Cheese Frenchy Sandwiches

    4 reviews

    "I remember enjoying these crispy golden sandwiches at a restaurant when I was a teenager," writes Darlene Brenden of Salem,...


    Open-Faced Pizza Burgers

    1 review

    I'm not sure where I first saw this pizza burger recipe, but I'm glad I did! My family requests this...


    Ham ‘n’ Cheese Crepes

    2 reviews

    "The beauty of these crepes is that they can be cooked ahead and stored in the freezer until you need...


    Make-Ahead Squash Soup

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


    Apple Cider Pulled Pork

    6 reviews

    For potlucks and tailgates, we slow-cook pork with cider, onions and spices. These tangy sliders and sweet potato fries make...

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    Make-Ahead Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    "I frequently made big batches of these flavorful filled buns when our six children were growing up," relates Alyne Fuller...


    Frozen Fruit Salad Ring

    This tasty make-ahead salad from Carol Heath of Fayetteville, Georgia is an appealing addition to a buffet table. For pretty...


    White Bean and Chicken Chili

    3 reviews

    To create this yummy white chili, I adapted three different recipes. It’s mild, so everyone can dig in. People who...


    Slow-Cooked Chunky Chili

    20 reviews

    Pork sausage, ground beef and plenty of beans make this chili a marvelous meal. I keep serving-size containers of it...


    Freezer Veggie Burgers

    8 reviews

    “I try to limit our intake of red meat to once a week, and my family enjoys these veggie burgers.”...


    Beef N Olive Sandwiches

    Iola Egle of McCook, Nebraska blends dried beef, olives and walnuts into a rich and creamy sandwich filling. "Cut into...