Quick & Easy Lunch Recipes

Seeking simple lunchtime solutions that are ready in a flash? Follow our recipes, and packing delicious homemade lunches for work or the kids will be a cinch.

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Classic Chicken Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 335
Try serving this Classic Chicken Salad on a bed of mixed greens or on whole-grain bread.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3 stars 4885
Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Cucumber Salad with Sour Cream and Dill Dressing

Rating: 3 stars 1074
We've given this creamy cucumber salad recipe a healthy update. But it's still so good, you won't even notice! Reduced-fat sour cream (in place of full-fat) lowers the calorie count without losing taste.

Potato Salad

Rating: 3 stars 247
Chopped scallions are sprinkled on a potato salad made with Yukon golds.

Tomato, Corn, and Avocado Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 616
Nothing compares to the juiciness of summer tomatoes. Go beyond the expected with this showstopping salad.

Potato and Green Bean Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 140
Whether eaten warm or out of the fridge, this bright, crunchy potato salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats like pork, steak or chicken.

15-Minute Lentil Soup

Rating: 3.5 stars 291
This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.

Classic Burger-Joint Cheeseburger

Forget waiting in the drive-thru lane! You can make a better burger at home with quality ingredients in no time.

3-Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo

Rating: 3 stars 399
This recipe for fettuccine alfredo is Martha's favorite. It comes from Russell Bellanca, the chef at Alfredo of Rome in New York City.

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy

Large bok choy can also be used: Just trim the stem ends and cut the heads into 2-inch pieces. Try serving alongside our Soy-Honey-Glazed Arctic Char.

Creamy Deviled Eggs

Rating: 3.5 stars 1068
Deviled eggs are a classic and one of Martha Stewart's favorite hors d'oeuvres. Deviled eggs are crowd-pleasing party snack that are the perfect way to start a casual evening. Make this creamy deviled egg recipe and get your party started in 30 minutes or less!

Classic Egg Salad

Rating: 3 stars 315
Other mix-ins include sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, chopped fresh chives, walnut pieces, chopped dill pickles, and capers.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Salmon-and-Corn Chowder

Late-summer corn adds just the right amount of sweetness to this creamy salmon chowder. Serve with oyster crackers, or larger Vermont common crackers.