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!
Twisted Tuna Salad
All Wrapped Up Chef Salad
This tuna salad is anything but boring! Italian salad dressing adds zip, while pineapple adds sweetness.
Hot & Saucy Tortellini
Here's a new way to enjoy a classic lunch salad: Combine the ingredients in an easy-to-tote wrap.
Parmesan Chicken Salad Sandwiches
This zippy pasta recipe is ideal for when you need a comforting lunch -- and it takes just five ingredients to make.
Thai-Style Beef Salad
Fresh basil and Parmesan cheese give this creamy chicken salad Italian flair. It's terrific on toasted wheat bread.
Chili with Chicken and Hominy
Here's a great idea for leftover pot roast. Simply combine it with spinach, carrots, peanuts, and Asian dressing for a flavorful lunch.
Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps
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.
Rotini with Ham
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!
Chicken & Hummus Wraps
This creamy pasta dish is colorful, comforting, and reheats in a snap.
Antipasto Tortellini Salad
Hummus and yogurt are healthy alternatives to mayo in this easy chicken wrap.
Carrot, Fruit and Turkey Sandwich Rolls
This pasta salad recipe boasts all your favorite flavors of an antipasto platter: olives, salami, cheese, roasted red peppers, and artichokes.
Turkey & Fruit Pasta Salad
Whipped cream cheese, carrot, and dried cherries are a delicious combination in this easy lunch wrap.
Honey, nectarines, and strawberries give this light pasta salad delightful sweetness.