Just because it's lunch doesn't mean it should be basic. Enjoy our creative takes on lunch recipes. Whether you're hosting friends for a weekday lunch, or setting a farm table for a midday party under the trees, a few creative ideas will make a memorable difference.
Make your own takeout! Each dinner can customize his or her own sushi roll with different vegetables, fish and seeds when you DIY.
We used the classic cobb salad ingredients to make this hearty dinner sandwich.
Serve two potato halves as a main dish or serve one as a side dish. The salad topping provides a fresh counterpoint to the savory bacon, broccoli, and cheese filling.
Bacon, spinach, sour cream, and mozzarella are all stuffed inside a big red tomato. Serve as a side dish or light lunch.
Keep the fixings on hand for this hearty sandwich, and you'll be ready the next time you need a family-pleasing dinner in a hurry.
These tortilla snacks are transformed for a Halloween party. The tasty disguised turkey and ham combos make a quick and fun dish even the pickiest eaters won't refuse.
Roasted beets add the just-right amount of sweetness to these bacon-stuffed quesadillas. For a vegetarian variation, trade beans for the bacon.
Roasted soy nuts add protein and fiber to this chilled, vegetable sandwich.
Grill the bratwurst, then simmer them in a sweet and tangy beer sauce. When you're ready for dinner, put the brats in a bun and top with the pickles and cranberry relish.
This tasty sandwich is full of fresh lobster in a tarragon dressing. If you like, skip the bun and serve the lobster salad on lettuce leaves.
Mexico meets Korea in these tasty slow cooker beef tacos. The cool, crunchy coleslaw is the perfect antidote to the slightly spicy meat.
A can of coconut milk makes this vegatarian soup rich and creamy. Pair a bowl with a sandwich for a satisfying lunch.
Asparagus, ham, and turkey served on a hoagie bun or torpedo roll form the basis of this quick and tasty sandwich.
Add a pat of butter right before baking these packets to help the flavors of the shrimp and vegetables meld.
Spicy, warm, and delicious, this butternut squash soup recipe includes a Thai twist with the added flavors of curry and coconut milk.
Cheddar cheese and sausage help make these buttermilk scones an irresistible side dish for scrambled eggs at breakfast or soups and salads at lunch.
Call it a snack, an appetizer, or lunch, this cheesy chicken and biscuit sandwich is a warm must-have treat.