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Easy Lunch Ideas

On the hunt for a quick lunch? Each one of these easy lunch ideas can be made in 30 minutes or less. Better yet, each lunch recipe can be packed up and brought to the office for a satisfying noontime meal you'll look forward to all morning.


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    • Greek Spinach-Pasta Salad with Feta and Beans

      Canned beans help morph pasta salads into hearty lunch recipes. That's the case with this colorful creation. If you plan to transport the salad to work, keep the spinach separate and stir it in just before serving.

    • All-Wrapped-Up Chef's Salad

      Count on wraps for healthy, easy lunch ideas! Here, crunchy cucumbers and romaine freshen up your favorite deli meat and shredded cheese for one irresistible way to brown-bag it!

    • Pea Soup with Ham

      Chopped apples lend a sweet twist to creamy split-pea soup. Cook a batch on Sunday, and take it to work for the next few days.

    • Green Chile-Pork Stew

      You've probably landed on chili more than once when looking for easy lunch recipes. How about shaking up that routine with this pork and green chile stew? It's unbelieveably good and ready in just 30 minutes.

    • The Secret to the Best Chicken Salad

      Here's how to make an all-time-favorite quick lunch recipe even better.

    • Chicken Salad Sandwiches

      Most salad sandwiches -- including tuna, egg, and this amazing apple-studded chicken salad -- make terrifically easy lunch ideas for work. To avoid soggy bread, pack the salad and bread separately and assemble the sandwich just before eating.

    • Creamy Potato and Asparagus Soup

      Bacon and potatoes make this soup hearty, while asparagus makes it colorful and fresh. Serve with artisan bread and cheese for a quick lunch.

    • Greek Quinoa and Avocados

      Choose quinoa when you want easy lunch ideas that don't rely on meat. Quinoa is satisfyingly filling, and it offers more protein than any other grain. 

    • Mushroom and Beef Ravioli Soup

      Frozen beef ravioli is the shortcut to this mushroom-loaded soup that can be ready in 20 minutes. Brighten the ultra-savory flavors with fresh thyme and red sweet pepper.

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      Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

      If you're looking for easy lunch ideas that don't involve bread, lettuce wraps are the way to go! These chicken-packed wraps get tons of flavor from crunchy sweet peppers, rice vinegar, and sesame oil.

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      Soba Noodle Bowl

      What's better than popping in to your favorite noodle restaurant for a quick lunch? Making a fresh, better-for-you bowl at home and bringing it to work. It will save time and money -- and taste great.

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      Tomato-Tortellini Soup

      Just 15 minutes and four ingredients are all it takes to make this creamy and filling soup. Prep it in the morning and bring it to work for a quick lunch that will add some well-deserved lusciousness to your day.

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      Turkey-Avocado Wraps

      How many times can you eat a turkey sandwich for a quick lunch at your desk before you cry uncle? Here, a Black Bean-Corn Salsa and avocado slices give turkey a new lease on lunch!

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      Black-Eyed Pea Salad

      Easy lunch recipes like this one can be a great way to use up leftover meats. While the black-eyed peas are plenty hearty on their own, you can toss in some grilled chicken, steak, or pork to increase the salad's filling factor.

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      Cucumber and Apricot Sandwiches

      If you're seeking easy lunch recipes that travel well beyond the predictable, take a look at these creamy, crunchy, sweet, and savory sandwiches. A slather of cream cheese on each bread slice will keep the bread from getting soggy for a few hours, making this a particularly good to-go option.

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      Italian Market Pasta Salad

      To bring this salad to the office for a quick lunch, prepare as directed, except do not toss the greens with the rest of the ingredients. Place the salad in a storage container and top with the undressed salad greens. When you're ready to eat, stir the greens into the salad to coat with the dressing. Enjoy!

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      Simple Slow Cooker Sandwich Recipes

      Let your slow cooker do the work on busy weeknights. Filled with slow-simmered meats and vegetables, these delicious slow cooker sandwiches are perfect for game-time parties or a simple weeknight supper. Whether you're craving classic barbecue pulled pork sandwiches or saucy sloppy joes, you'll love adding these easy slow cooker recipes to your weeknight menu.
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