Soup for Lunch

Is there a more comforting choice for lunch than soup? Load up your lunch menu with savory selections from our collection of soup recipes.

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Easy Summer Lunch for Kids: Lighthouse Sandwich

I love the ocean. I don't enjoy getting in it, but I do love it's bigness, the smell, sounds, color, sea life, and especially when I come across a lighthouse! And the seafood! I went to college right outside of Santa Cruz, CA, so I frequented the famous boardwalk there and the many beaches in the area. One of my favorite spots was walking West Cliff Drive and standing by the lighthouse on Lighthouse Field State Beach and looking out over the water. There's just something about a lighthouse that resembles strength, hope, longevity, boldness, and security. Whichread more

Easter Ham for Brunch, Lunch and Dinner

Easter wouldn't be the same without Deviled Eggs, Hot Cross Buns and plenty of jelly beans but no food says Easter quite like ham.

Lunch Envy: Top Sandwiches for Brown Bagging

Avoid a PB&J rut so early in the school year with this collection of stellar sandwich recipes to stock your lunch bags.

Three-Onion Soup

Ladies' Home Journal

Red onions, yellow onions, and shallots come together in a beef stock and sherry broth for this soup. Serve toasted cheese-topped bread on the side.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

10 Luscious Fruit Salads for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Fruit salad needs a makeover. Too long has it been the ho-hum addition to buffets and potlucks, a predictable combination of melons, apples and grapes. With summer right around the corner, we figured there was no time like the present to show just how dazzling and varied fruit salad can be.

Quick Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner for One: Vegetable Frittata

Whether you need a quick lunch, dinner, or even breakfast, this vegetable frittata is a satisfying and versatile way to satisfy your hunger.

Pea Consomme with Mint

Food & Wine

This delicate broth is full of vitamin C, thanks to the pea pods Jeremy Fox simmers. (Snow peas are just as delicious and easier to find.) He tops the consomme with shards of white chocolate because he likes the way it brings out the peas' sweetness while adding only a little fat.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Hearty Old Fashioned Vegetable Soup


Vegetable soup beefed up with tomatoes, pasta and Parmesan cheese makes dinner that tastes like it cooked all day.

Total: 25 mins

Portable Mason Jar Recipes to Try for Breakfast, Lunch, and Everything in Between

Inspired by the rustic multipurpose container of the moment, here are seasonal, portable recipes from blogger that can be made or served in mason jars.

Chilled Zucchini Soup with Purslane

Food & Wine

Alain Coumont's cool vegan soup gets its creaminess from pureed zucchini, sauteed onion, and garlic. It's brightened with purslane, a lemony weed that Coumont plucks from his Languedoc country garden; if purslane is not available at your local farmers' market, substitute baby arugula leaves instead.

Total: 45 mins

Spring Onion Soup with Garlic Croutons

Betty Crocker

A chicken broth base makes this a little lighter than French onion soup. Buttery homemade croutons are the crowning touch.

Total: 45 mins

French Onion Soup

Betty Crocker

Try this French onion soup recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Tequila Avocado Soup

The Food Channel

Avocado soup with a splash of tequila--a good way to say 'Viva Mexico!' in this year when our southern neighbors celebrate the bicentennial of their independence from Spain on September 16 and the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution in November.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Eating Lunch at Your Desk? It's Worse for You Than You Think

We know that there are a lot of you out there right now who are reading this at the office, hunched over your desk stealing a few precious minutes of "me time" while eating a takeout lunch before you get back to work. And to that we say: "Get out!" We're not trying to be rude, but really, it's for your own good. A new survey out of Britain finds that people who eat lunch at their desk regularly consume more calories that those who go out and take a real lunch break. A third of at-desk eaters,read more

Cheeseburger Soup: Dinner for $10

Want to work up a little wizardry in the kitchen to wow your kids? Take cheeseburgers, take soup, and with a bit of behind-the-scenes alchemy -- presto! -- you've got Cheeseburger Soup.

Soup Make-overs


Harvest Season Soup

The Food Channel

This soup is a harmonious blend of flavorful garden vegetables and mellow seasonings. No one flavor stands out; they all blend beautifully together.

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