Appetizers / Soups / Salads Lunch Recipes (Most Popular)
This healthy, hearty salad is packed full of fruit AND vegetables.
Top this soup with toasted tortilla strips and serve with lime wedges and avocado slices.
Think you dislike beets? Not after trying this recipe! Roasting brings out the beets' natural sweetness, and the feta offers a salty contrast.
Most pasta salads are heavy on the pasta and light on everything else. This version, which can be served warm or cold, includes a hefty portion of vegetables--both spinach and tomatoes.
This sweet and spicy soup is a staple of Thai takeout. Chef Meg recreated it for a fraction of the cost and sodium!
This soups works well with most vegetables from the garden-- experiment and use vegetables that are in season.
All the taste of a loaded baked potato, in a hearty soup.
This is a great recipe when the garden is overflowing.
This is a really filling soup that's easy to make. Each serving is a hearty 2 cups!
This stew can be made from your pantry and freezer from ingredients that are easy to keep on hand, making it perfect for busy days--or lazy snow days!
Colorful and delicious, this salad is satisfying both in taste and appearance.
Gazpacho is one of my favorite summer meals, and it's no coincidence that it's also one of the easiest to make. It's simply a chilled, usually blended vegetable soup of Spanish origin.
A taco salad with all the ''bells.''
This is such a hearty savory soup--and it's vegan! The color alone should win you over. By roasting the vegetables you get a sweet smoky smell and taste.
Take a break from eating corn on the cob to make this simple soup. Pair with a grilled steak and green salad, and dinner's ready.
A hearty, healthier take on an iconic American meal.
Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.
This quick and easy lunch only uses 5 simple ingredients!
This recipe came from the chicken enchilada recipe I submitted earlier. I didn't need to make that many chicken enchiladas, so I made this up to make a slightly different meal. I used the remaining sauce from the chicken enchilada recipe, then added the remaining chicken and added the chicken broth.
This healthy soup tastes like you slaved over a hot stove all day but comes together fast enough to eat any weeknight. Sweet potatoes, carrots and kale make this delicious. Using steel-cut oats as your grain of choice makes the soup thick and hearty, too!
If you are gluten-free like me, you should know how hard it is to find a recipe for gluten-free tortillas that bend without breaking; that are big enough to actually wrap around something; and that taste like flour tortillas! Well look no further... here it is!
This chilled creamy soup is great for hot days. It is filling and low in calories. Perfect for a light lunch or as a dinner starter.
A delicious soup with a wonderful combination of unique ingredients.
Great side or lunch entree; high in fiber, but not for those watching sodium!
This recipe technically makes a single serving, but it's a generous one by my standards (about 15 shrimp) It's so quick and easy, but packs some serious spice! My measurements in the kitchen are never really exact and yours don't have to be either. You can adjust to make it as hot (or not) as you like.
I never get tired of this salad--it is that good! Add your favorite dressing, such as balsamic vinaigrette and enjoy this large and filling salad as a summer meal.