You can have a quick lunch without sacrificing flavors! These Easy Lunch Ideas are so delicious that you are going to be wondering why chicken salad was your go-to for so long!
You can have an easy gourmet lunch in the same amount of time that it takes to make lettuce wraps, I am not even kidding!
When prepping for your midday meal, sure you can make a grilled cheese or even an avocado salad.
Sure, either one tastes great, but there are 365 days in a year. Most people eat lunch every single one of those days…
So, mix things up! Add some of these delicious gourmet lunch ideas to your recipe binder for easy but yummy lunches!
What is the most popular lunch food?
According to express.co.uk, ham sandwiches are the most popular. I wonder if that is actually true though. In our house, leftovers from dinner the night before is the most popular lunch food. LOL!
It does make me wonder though – what is your go-to lunch meal?
Are you looking for Back to School lunch ideas for children? We’ve got you covered! Make sure you check out our collection of simple and tasty school lunch ideas for the kids!
Though, to be fair, there are many kids that would love any number of the recipes in this list, too!
What are some Healthy Lunch Options?
In our collection below, we have given a HUGE list of yummies, including some healthy options.
But, there are many other healthy lunch ideas that you can put on your meal plan! Like:
- A Grain Bowl
- Chicken with lemon juice or lime juice and some green beans
- Bake up a Sweet Potato
- Butternut Squash with some chopped bell peppers
- If you aren’t gluten-free, you could always make up some broccoli pasta salad
- A grilled chicken breast with black beans and low-fat cheese
Those are quick, simple ideas that are a million times better than a ham sandwich!
In the list below, you will find a variety of lunch options for different dietary needs.
There are recipes for gluten-free lunches, vegetarian and vegan lunches, and many other lunch options as well!
Easy Lunch Ideas
Toasted Santa Fe Turkey Sandwich
This Toasted Santa Fe Turkey Sandwich is perfect for spring and summer picnics, quick and easy dinners, or just a great lunch that is different than normal!
If you're ready for a fast and easy lunch or dinner, a sandwich is always a great idea.
Ultimate Bacon and Egg Sandwich
We have created the ultimate bacon and egg sandwich (with cheese… ) that is perfect for any time of day. We made it as a family for brunch, actually.
Easy Black Bean Soup (With Canned Beans)
This super fast and easy black bean soup is delicious made with black beans, salsa and a few other veggies.
Best of all it’s super flexible and makes an easy lunch or dinner for the family.
Easy Classic Italian Pasta Salad
This quick and easy classic Italian Pasta Salad is the perfect lunch to share.
Easy Avocado Recipe – Avocado Egg Toast Sandwich Recipe
Mayonnaise Sandwich | Veg Mayo Sandwich » Dassana's Veg Recipes
Buffalo Grilled Chicken Wedge Salad Recipe
Easy and delicious way to turn Buffalo Chicken WIngs into a healthy salad!
Easy Ham And Cheese Sliders (Oven Or Air Fryer)
Hot and gooey, these easy ham and cheese sliders are a delicious appetizer for game day, parties or just for an easy lunch or dinner.
Made with sweet Hawaiian style rolls, you can pop a few of these little gooey bites in the air fryer at a time, or make a double batch all at once oven-baked.
This recipe is quick and delicious!
Blue Cheese and Turkey Club Sandwich
Coming up with breakfast and dinner recipes are fairly easy for me. Lunch recipes, now that is a different story!
I want a healthy lunch, a tasty lunch and one that isn't going to require me in the kitchen all afternoon. I make it a point to come up with lunches that are quick and tasty.
Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
Kim also warned me that Trader Joe’s has the best American cheese slices on the planet. The rest is history. (It is all her fault!)
Needless to say, grilled cheese sandwiches have become a regular for our daytime lunch rotation, and for quick and easy dinners.
Lamb Sandwich - The Best Next-level Leftover Roasted Lamb Sandwich Recipe
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In case the above list wasn’t enough, we have found even more delicious lunch ideas for you to enjoy this month (year?)
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