Make a beautiful meal for a beautiful woman—your mother. Our easy Mother's Day lunch ideas are the perfect way to celebrate Mom. She'll feel extra special with a menu made just for her.
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Put together a simple Mother's Day menu she's sure to love. We're sharing our best Mother's Day lunch ideas, including delicious recipes for her favorite classic brunch dishes. Whether you're throwing a tea party just for her or having a lunch for two, these simple, flavorful recipes are our favorite way to celebrate mom. We're sharing delicious lunch recipes for Mother's Day including flavorful lettuce salads, hearty sandwiches, and delicious vegetable pasta bowls. Round out your lunch on Mother's Day with a truly festive Mother's Day dessert and don't forget to add a DIY gift for her or a heartfelt homemade card.

Ham-and-Cheese Slab Pie
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Ham-and-Cheese Slab Pie

Perfect for Mother's Day brunch or lunch, this stunning slab pie only looks complicated! Make it ahead and fill it with Mom's favorites like ham, cheese, and mustard. Slice, wrap in parchment paper ($3, Walmart), and serve at room temperature.

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Nicoise-Style Lox Salad
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Nicoise-Style Lox Salad

Rework mom's favorite breakfast into an inventive lunch. This take on eggs and lox is a fresh main-dish salad that features a spread of favorites like potatoes, lettuce, and olives. This dish would easily work for Mother's Day dinner.

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Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw
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Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw

Spice up your Mother's Day lunch! Treat mom to a taco spread that's worthy of a special occasion. Serve up our zesty shrimp tacos with a fresh Mexican fruit salad and sweet pineapple margaritas. Cheers to Mom!

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Roasted Tomato and Artichoke Pasta
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Roasted Tomato & Artichoke Pasta

Planning a vegan Mother's Day lunch doesn't have to be stressful! This spring pasta recipe is filled with Mediterranean flavors like kalamata olives, tomatoes, and artichoke hearts. Does mom like spice? Top each bowl with a sprinkle of crushed red pepper.

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Grilled Cherry Flatbread
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Grilled Cherry Flatbread

Looking for a Mother's Day brunch recipe that's quick to make and even quicker to clean up? Make pizza or flatbread on the grill! Simply prep a few ingredients and toss it over the coals. These sweet-meet-savory flatbreads get big flavor from a base of smoked Gouda cheese.

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Portobello-Spinach Eggs Benedict
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Portobello-Spinach Eggs Benedict

Can't decide if you want to make a Mother's Day lunch recipe or a breakfast recipe? Try a classic brunch dish. Eggs Benedict seems complicated to make but is actually quite simple once you've mastered a few techniques. We'll show you how to make it—you'll need a whisk ($5, Target) to ensure the sauce is buttery smooth.

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Battered Asparagus & Ham Hoagies
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Battered Asparagus & Ham Hoagies

It wouldn't be lunch without sandwiches! Whip up a sandwich as special as Mom. These ham hoagies are topped with fresh spring asparagus and smeared with homemade lemon aioli. Complete your lunch spread with sweet potato fries and a creamy strawberry shortcake.

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white tray of Bacon-Turkey-Cranberry Roll-Ups
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Bacon-Turkey-Cranberry Roll-Ups

Roll up this make-ahead Mother's Day lunch idea up to 24 hours before serving. You'll only need six ingredients (including deli turkey and whole-grain wraps) to whip up this flavorful recipe. Serve the finished bites with a fresh green salad and a sweet banana pudding layered up in individual parfait glasses ($3, Hobby Lobby).

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