12 Mouthwatering, Make-Ahead Lunch Ideas
These super-easy sandwich, wrap, salad, and pasta recipes are ideal for hectic workweeks. Give one a try today!
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Twisted Tuna Salad
This tuna salad is anything but boring! Italian salad dressing adds zip, while pineapple adds sweetness.
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All Wrapped Up Chef Salad
Here's a new way to enjoy a classic lunch salad: Combine the ingredients in an easy-to-tote wrap.
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Hot & Saucy Tortellini
This zippy pasta recipe is ideal for when you need a comforting lunch -- and it takes just five ingredients to make.
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Parmesan Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Fresh basil and Parmesan cheese give this creamy chicken salad Italian flair. It's terrific on toasted wheat bread.
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Thai-Style Beef Salad
Here's a great idea for leftover pot roast. Simply combine it with spinach, carrots, peanuts, and Asian dressing for a flavorful lunch.
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Chili with Chicken and Hominy
This hearty chili gets a kick from cumin. Cilantro and lime juice brighten it up. Top the chili with corn chips, cheese, and salsa at lunchtime.
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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
This restaurant favorite is ideal for lunchtime and a cinch to recreate at home. Combine chopped chicken with green pepper, cabbage, and an Asian dressing, and then spoon into lettuce leaves when it's time to eat!
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Rotini with Ham
This creamy pasta dish is colorful, comforting, and reheats in a snap.
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Chicken & Hummus Wraps
Hummus and yogurt are healthy alternatives to mayo in this easy chicken wrap.
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Antipasto Tortellini Salad
This pasta salad recipe boasts all your favorite flavors of an antipasto platter: olives, salami, cheese, roasted red peppers, and artichokes.
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Carrot, Fruit and Turkey Sandwich Rolls
Whipped cream cheese, carrot, and dried cherries are a delicious combination in this easy lunch wrap.
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Turkey & Fruit Pasta Salad
Honey, nectarines, and strawberries give this light pasta salad delightful sweetness.
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