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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    Hoisin Chicken Wraps

    1 review

    My recipe was inspired by Vietnamese pork banh mi—particularly the fresh carrot, cucumber and radish topping. It has so much fresh flavor, color and crunch! This wrap is wonderful for a quick lunch or easy dinner. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

    Tandoori Masala Chicken Sandwiches

    This recipe combines spices from my Indian roots with a modern twist. If you want to add some extra heat...


    Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

    1 review

    These chicken souvlaki pitas are a favorite at our house, especially in summer. With just a few ingredients and a...


    Muffuletta

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


    Marinated Vegetables with Olives

    Veggies play nicely together in a healthy, easy dish that can be an appetizer or a salad.
    —Sue Hansen,...

    Banh Mi Burger

    I love burgers cooked in a cast-iron pan, and banh mi sandwiches are delicious, so why not combine the two?...


    Red, White and Blue Summer Salad

    7 reviews

    Caprese and fresh fruit always remind me of summer. In this salad, I combine traditional Caprese flavors with summer blueberries...

    Steak Sandwiches with Quick-Pickled Vegetables

    This recipe is a Cambodian version of the classic Vietnamese dish banh mi. This sandwich has acidity from the pickled...


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    Italian Grilled Steak Sandwich

    1 review

    If you need to feed a hungry crowd you can't go wrong with steak sandwiches. They're easy to make and...


    Shrimp and Avocado Salad

    This Mexican shrimp cocktail's bright, fresh flavors and colors entice even my little ones. I like to serve it alongside...


    Warm Apricot Chicken Salad

    This colorful salad is topped with marinated sauteed chicken. It's hearty, refreshing and nutritious. Even our kids like the sweet...

    Chicken Gyros

    15 reviews

    This yummy chicken gyro recipe is a cinch to prepare. Just take tender chicken, coat it in a creamy cucumber-yogurt...


    Classic Marinated Vegetables

    1 review

    —Elizabeth Powell, Elizabethton, Tennessee


    Barbecued Chicken Salad Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    An impromptu picnic inspired this BBQ chicken salad sandwich. An instant summertime favorite, these dressed-up sandwiches have become a mainstay...


    Marinated Tenderloin and Avocado on Baguette Toasts

    There’s never any waste with tenderloin (and leftovers are rare). You can really dress it up by substituting baguette toppings...


    Make-Ahead Meatball Salad

    I must admit when my husband's grandma served this, we were all a little leery. But the first bite was...

    Snow Peas and Beef Salad

    1 review

    "In this delicious main-dish salad, savory strips of broiled streak are lightly dressed along the water chestnuts, mushrooms and onions,...


    Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

    4 reviews

    During the summer, my family often requests this recipe—especially our 19-year-old (we also have a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old). Simply...


    Mushroom Steak Hoagies

    1 review

    My Aunt Diane perfected the recipe for these hearty hoagies. We often double or triple it for family gatherings since...


    Sirloin Sandwiches

    Mom is always happy to share her cooking, and these tender, tasty beef sandwiches are a real crowd-pleaser. A simple...


    Rave-Review Potato Salad

    5 reviews

    My husband really flipped over this deliciously different potato salad the first time he tasted it. An oil and vinegar...


    Fiesta Pork Sandwiches

    1 review

    This is an easy and flavorful dish that my family really enjoys. When I fix it for company, I usually...


    Mediterranean Grilled Chicken & Greens

    Any chicken entree that's this easy and yummy is a win-win for me. And it's healthy, too! —Diane Halferty, Corpus...


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    Luau Chicken Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    "A friend at work gave me the recipe for this marinade," recalls Denise Pope of Mishawaka, Indiana. "After grilling the...

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    Cajun Chicken Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    This is my favorite sandwich. The seasoning mixture is enough to give a mild flavor to several chicken breasts...or a...


    Rave-Review Red Potato Salad

    My husband really flipped over this deliciously different potato salad the first time he tasted it. An oil and vinegar...


    Teriyaki Beef Burgers

    3 reviews

    Everyone who tastes them agrees that these are not your ordinary burgers! A flavorful Asian-inspired marinade and crunchy water chestnuts...


    Flank Steak Spinach Salad

    Moist marinated steak, wild rice, almonds and veggies blend together nicely in this colorful main-dish salad. Years ago, a friend...


    Marinated Veggie Salad

    5 reviews

    "This is my favorite potluck salad. I get compliments every time I make it," says Lynn Grate, South Bend, Indiana....


    Grilled Steak and Portobello Stacks

    4 reviews

    You don't need a special panini maker for these bistro-style sandwiches. They make take some time to prepare, but it's...