Why settle for anything less than scrumptious to satisfy your lunch cravings? We've chosen 28 of our favorite soups, salads, and sandwiches for you to try -- including stellar BLT slaw, a classic Cuban club, marvelous mac-and-cheese dogs, and more.
Along with his extra-creamy avocado sauce, Guy Fieri's fiery rub gives this tender chicken sandwich its spicy kick. Add tomato, lettuce, and onion for fresh, cool toppers.
This island-style pasta salad is delightfully light and features a bright medley of fresh fruits: mango, avocado, and grape tomatoes. Toss in chicken and peppers, then coat in lime dressing for some zip.
On the go? Stack fresh veggies -- tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, radishes, and greens -- on a whole wheat hot dog bun for easy toting. Then lather on our fresh herb dressing and creamy yogurt spread that's high in flavor and low in fat.
Slurp up this steamy Sriracha-infused soup, made with tenderly grilled asparagus and reduced-sodium chicken broth. This simple lunch also features croutons slathered in savory chili butter.
Let us show you how to cook asparagus to a crisp, flavorful finish, with our Test Kitchen secrets to success.
Watch out! This isn't your mama's traditional potato salad. We've kicked out the high-cal mayo and eggs and used tangy blue cheese dressing instead. It's equally creamy, highly flavorful, and only 150 calories per serving.
Spend 30 minutes or less creating a crispy, golden-brown panini that features all your favorite Southwestern flavors: chipotle chile, adobo, and hot red enchilada sauce.
Whether its served warm or chilled, this delectable dish is one delicious lunch idea. It features a Tuscanlike blend of fresh garlic-roasted veggies and al dente wheat penne coated in sharp Romano-olive dressing.
A chilly chunk of iceberg lettuce gets a mouthwatering makeover when paired with crispy bacon and thinly sliced veggies. Drizzle over our homemade tangy garlic dressing for a bit of zing.
PB&J-lovers will delight in our new twist on the childhood favorite. We nixed the jelly and instead used fresh, juicy-red raspberries for a more mature flavor, then drizzled the peanut butter in honey and crunchy granola to satisfy the kid in you.
This stellar slaw captures all your favorite sandwich flavors: bacon, lettuce, and tomato. Toss in a few extra veggies, coat in our tangy dressing, and enjoy -- all in less than 20 minutes.
Miss out on breakfast this morning? Not to worry -- we've got your bacon-and-egg cravings covered with our simple sandwich recipe. We've even added in a layer of creamy avocado and asparagus for extra yummy flavor.
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Parmesan-sprinkled flatbread makes a crispy sidekick to this creamy carrot confection. When broiling, watch closely until the cheese is just barely melted. Then cool, dunk, and enjoy.
Meatball-lovers will go nuts for this Mexican spin on traditional meatball subs. We've topped these sammies with fresh slices of avocado, Monterey Jack, and our homemade coleslaw for a Southern kick.
Dive into a bowl of refreshingly cool blackberries to sweeten up your lunch. Quick-pickled red onions, mint, and creamy feta cheese give this fruit salad a surprising twist.
The classic Cuban club, originally made in Cuba and Florida, features ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, and tangy mustard on sourdough bread.
Turn ordinary mac and cheese into an out-of-this-world hot dog that both you and your kids will love. Sprinkle the tops with bread crumbs and, if you're feeling bold, chili powder.
Whip up a marvelous sandwich from leftover meat loaf in less than 15 minutes. Simply stack hearty layers of french fries, green onions, and meat loaf on toasty cheese bread and enjoy.
Fresh sweet corn, gnocchi, and torn arugula create a stunning pasta salad. For the silky-light cream sauce, simply mix together half-and-half, cheese, and savory spices.
Freshly grated nutmeg makes all the difference in this sunny-yellow corn soup, adding a special boldness to help bring out the flavor of the corn that bottled nutmeg just won't do.
Creamy peanut butter, honey, and soy create a sweet dressing for this cabbage-carrot salad. To bump up the protein in this dish, top the salad with leftover grilled chicken or tofu.
Together, mayo and pesto make an incredible spread for these warm wraps filled with chicken, summer squash, peppers, and zucchini.
For a healthier yet still satisfying version of grilled cheese, top whole grain bread with fresh baby spinach, dried tomatoes, mozzarella, and pickled veggies.
Old Bay seasoning gives this shrimp soup a gentle bite while creamy milk lends it smooth, delicate flavor. For a spicy curry seafood soup, use coconut milk in place of the evaporated milk, then add a little curry powder and Asian chili sauce.