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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Pomegranate, Chicken and Farro Salad

This chicken and pomegranate salad is special—simple, yet sophisticated—and never fails to win raves. I use quick-cooking farro, which takes only 10 minutes on the stovetop. Many stores now carry packaged pomegranate seeds in the refrigerated produce section year-round. —David Dahlman, Chatsworth, California

Hot Italian Party Sandwiches

It doesn’t get much easier or more delicious than this hot Italian sandwich recipe. The sandwiches are wonderful as an...


Toasted Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I love chicken salad sandwiches. For this recipe, I use a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket and toss it with...


Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches

Simple BLT sandwiches are quite amazing, but when you add dill mayonnaise, avocado and brown sugar bacon, they become something...


Kilbourn Sandwich

This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer...

Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

Rich and creamy pimiento cheese is a southern favorite. It makes this grilled pimiento cheese sandwich shine, especially when sweet...


Sun-Dried Tomato Lamb Burgers

These lamb burgers can be made the day before and refrigerated until you're ready to grill. Serve with a cool...

General Tso’s Chicken Sandwich with Broccoli Slaw

I turned a classic takeout dinner into this General Tso's chicken sandwich that’s simple to make at home. We like...


Tandoori Masala Chicken Sandwiches

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


Hoisin Chicken Wraps

My recipe was inspired by Vietnamese pork banh mi—particularly the fresh carrot, cucumber and radish topping. It has so much...


Lebanese Street Sandwiches

Arayes are grilled Lebanese-style sandwiches that are stuffed with a seasoned meat mixture. They're commonly found throughout the food stalls...

Air-Fryer Chicken Taco Pockets

We love these easy taco-flavored sandwiches made with crescent dough. They make a quick and easy lunch or supper with...


Minestrone-Style Shrimp Salad

This shrimp salad is the perfect dish to serve as a small dinner for two. It's very light and refreshing....


Oktoberfest Soup

I love Oktoberfest beer and food, and I'm also a big fan of soups. I was in a bar a...


Meaty Three-Bean Chili

Meet the Cook: Doubling this recipe is automatic for me - just about everyone wants more than one bowl! If...


Lemon Rice Salad

This salad makes a refreshing side dish for a special occasion meal. I take it to holiday potluck suppers and...

Sportsman’s Bean Soup

I’ve been cooking and freezing soups and stews for 45 years. This hearty, wholesome soup is one of my wife’s...


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40 Easy Lunches You’ll Actually Look Forward To

Skip the same old PB&J. These quick and easy lunch ideas are here to change up your routine.


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36 Winter Soups That Go from Stove to Table in 30 Minutes

When you're in a hurry, you don't need to settle for the canned stuff. These quick winter soups are on...