Don’t have much time for making lunch? Our easy lunch ideas make your day brighter and your week smoother. Grab and go burritos and wraps, salads in jars, jiffy soups, and melty quesadillas will have you daydreaming about the midday repast!
Microwave Baked Potato Topped with Sour Cream, Cheddar, and Chives on a Plate with a Fork
Microwave Baked Potato
A plate of quesedillas and toppings.
The Ultimate Quesadilla
Triangle cut cucumber tea sandwiches are stacked on a cake stand and encircled with fresh herbs. Sliced cucucumbers are visible inside each one.
Cucumber Sandwiches
Liverwurst Sandwich
Liverwurst Sandwich
Easy Ham Salad
Ham Salad
Easy Salmon Macaroni Salad
Salmon Macaroni Salad
Bowl of Deviled Egg Salad Topped With Paprika
Deviled Egg Salad
Grilled Cheese BLT sandwiches
Grilled Cheese BLT
Homemade egg salad sandwich on a plate with a leaf of lettuce
Quick and Easy Egg Salad Sandwich
Trader Joe's storefront
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Closeup of a Chickpea Panini
Chickpea Panini
Motta Porrichu (Spicy Coconut Ginger Omelette) with Rice and Peppers
Motta Porrichu (Spicy Coconut Ginger Omelette)
Tortellini Salad
Tortellini Salad
Loaded Veggie Sandwiches Stacked on a Cutting Board
Loaded Veggie Sandwich
Stack of Copycat Crunchwrap Supreme Cut in Half on Parchment Paper Over a Wooden Board
Copycat Crunchwrap Supreme
Chicken Caesar Wraps Cut in Half on a Plate with a Small Bowl of Dressing
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Chicken Wraps with Black Beans and Pickled Red Onions on a Plate with Cilantro and More Pickled Onions
Chicken Wrap with Black Beans and Pickled Red Onions
Spicy Cucumber and Jalapeno Salad on a Plate with a Halved Jalapeno and Utensils
Spicy Cucumber and Jalapeño Salad
BLT Wraps on a Plate with Chips
BLT Wraps
Bowl of Quick and Easy Sesame Peanut Noodles
Sesame Peanut Noodles
Large bowl of spicy noodles with cucumbers and chili crisp.
Noodles with Cucumbers and A Lot of Chili Crisp
Corn and Ricotta Bruschetta
Corn and Ricotta Bruschetta
Tamagoyaki Cut into Pieces on Plate
French Omelette with Greens on Plate Next to Fork and Glass
French Omelette
Crispy Tofu
Easy Crispy Tofu
Kuku Sabzi on platter with yogurt dip.
Kuku Sabzi (Persian Herb Frittata)
Korean steamed eggs in blue bowl.
Gyeran Jjim (Korean Steamed Eggs)
Pizza bagel on a sheet pan.
Homemade Pizza Bagel
Homemade Italian dressing with spoon in jar.
Homemade Italian Dressing
Weeknight chicken salad in a bowl.
Chicken Salad with Tahini Dressing
Quick and easy slaw in a white serving bowl.
Fennel Radicchio Slaw
Oysters on the grill to show how to grill oysters.
Grilled Oysters with Spicy Miso Butter
Quick and easy Mediterranean chickpea salad in a glass serving bowl.
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
A white plate with Spanish Style Migas with Asparagus, Chorizo, Bacon, and Eggs.
Spanish Style Migas with Fried Eggs
Savory Vegetable Tart with carrots and chevre cheese.
Easy Vegetable Tart with Carrots, Fennel and Chèvre
The Best Shakshuka in a skillet.
Shakshuka with Feta, Olives, and Peppers
Mexican Enfrijoladas topped with avocado and cotija.
Enfrijoladas with Black Beans, Avocado and Cotija
Hot Ham and Cheese Sandwiches on a Cutting Board with a Knife
Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders
Two Pieces of Whipped Ricotta Toast Topped with Lemon-Thyme Honey Next to a Bowl of More Honey
Easy Whipped Ricotta Toast
Sesame Soba Noodles in a Bowl Garnished with Spring Onions Next to Plate with Spring Onions and Seasoning and Another Plate with Slices of Radish
Sesame Soba Noodles
Three baking trays for kids lunch ideas. Each tray has a different type of food on it. The lower tray has popcorn, chips and chocolate covered oranges on it. The tray on the right has vegetables, cheese, crackers and fruit with a dip. The tray on the left has mini pancakes, strawberries and egg bites with maple syrup.
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Kid Friendly Wraps
Kid-Friendly Wraps
Horizontal overhead view of citrus salad on a white plate. Supremed orange and grapefruit, radicchio, croutons and feta cheese crumbles are visible.
Radicchio Salad with Citrus
Recipe for Mozzarella Grilled Cheese with red peppers and arugula
Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Mozzarella, Red Peppers, and Arugula
Tuna macaroni salad recipe
Tuna Macaroni Salad
Side view of a hamburger with toppings.
Jim’s Famous A.1. Hamburger Recipe
Squash Blossom Quesadillas
Squash Blossom Quesadillas With Oaxaca Cheese
Eggs Nested in Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms
Eggs Nested in Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms
Turkey Curry Salad
Curry Turkey Salad
Cajun Chicken Salad
Cajun Chicken Salad
Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Sauerkraut and Rye
Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Sauerkraut on Rye
Avocado Toast with Olive Relish
Avocado Toasts with Olive Relish, Tomatoes, and Balsamic
Tomato Garbanzo Bean Onion Salad
Chickpea and Tomato Salad
Avocado Toast with Olives, Corn, and Pepitas
Avocado Toasts with Pan-Seared Corn, Olives, and Queso Fresco