Quick and Easy Lunches

Lunch is an important meal around the world, but for busy families, it can be an afterthought. With quick and easy lunch recipes, you'll find fast shortcuts to kid-pleasing foods, great ideas for work lunches, and healthy alternatives, with recipes that whip up quick and easy.

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Total: 10 mins

Stacked Chicken Salad Sandwich

Better Homes and Gardens

Kids can make these easy chicken salad sandwiches in just 15 minutes.

Total: 15 mins
Total: 10 mins

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled cheese sandwiches have long been considered a kid favorite. Allow kids to select their favorite cheese and join in the quick-and-easy preparation.

Total: 10 mins

Grilled Egg Sandwich

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy eggs for dinner with this fast, yet filling, sandwich.

Total: 20 mins

Spicy Beef Pitas

Better Homes and Gardens

Dinner is ready in about 15 minutes when you stuff the marinated meat, tomato, avocado, and feta cheese into pita pockets.

Total: 15 mins

By the Seaside Sandwich

Better Homes and Gardens

This kid-friendly sandwich recipe gets kids in the kitchen to help design their favorite tastes for a quick meal.

Meatball Hoagies

Better Homes and Gardens

Choose smaller 1/2-ounce meatballs when making these sandwiches to make them bite-size. This 30-minute meal is a hearty dinner treat.

Total: 30 mins

Chimichurri

Better Homes and Gardens

There are many versions of this parsley-based sauce, but this recipe uses cooking oil instead of olive oil to give the sauce a milder flavor.

Total: 25 mins

Smashed Veggie-Cheese Sandwich and Tomato Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

These vegetarian sandwiches can also be made in a skillet. If you miss the meat, just add deli turkey or ham.

Total: 10 mins

Italian Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

You'll enjoy these simple, easy-to-assemble open-faced chicken sandwiches.

Cream of Any-Vegetable Soup

Midwest Living

Simmering for hours is so Sunday afternoon! On weeknights, whip up this easy and nutritious soup using whatever veggies you have on hand. The recipe is designed to serve two people but multiplies easily.

Total: 25 mins

Steak Sandwiches

Family Circle

Any leftover beef and gravy will work for these hearty sandwiches. Heating the meat in gravy keeps it moist, and you can use any remaining gravy as a dipping sauce.

Stuffed Potato Skins

Family Circle

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.

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