5-Ingredient Lunches

Figuring out breakfast and dinner is hard enough. When it comes to lunch, let's make it easy. These clever noon-hour recipes help you do just that.

Part of: Rush Hour Recipes (Busy Mom)

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Classic BLT Sandwich

"My family loves BLTs, and this is exactly how we make them. We all enjoy these!"

-bmcnichol

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Pizza Muffins

"These are very easy but so good. I have made them several times now for lunch, and I love them!"

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

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Spinach Salad

"This is unquestionably the best spinach salad I've ever had! It can make a full meal by itself."

-Dan'l

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Ham & Egg Salad with Crackers

"This is delicious! I love egg salad, and the ham really adds a whole new dimension."

-FloridaNative

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Buffalo Chicken Wrap

"I love Buffalo chicken wings, and this is a fun take on that idea. The hot sauce mayo was perfect!"

-Chicagoland Chef du Jour

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Grilled Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

"I was a little concerned about warm peanut butter, but I love peanut sauces on lots of things! This was very simple, ooey gooey and great."

-lazyme

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Italian Saucy Sausage Sub

"This is a wonderfully simple, very tasty sandwich. It's messy but so worth the effort!"

-cuisinebymae

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Quick and Delicious Goat Cheese Salad

"This was quick, easy and delicious — a yummy recipe that even my boys enjoyed!"

-Julie Tremmel

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Cheater’s Chicken Noodle Soup

"This soup was so yummy and easy to make! It made for a quick and easy weeknight meal."

-Troop Angel

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Ground Chicken Ranch Burger

"What a gem of a recipe this is! The ranch dressing gives loads of flavor to the chicken."

-Bergy

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Hummus Vegetable Sandwich

"I made this for my vegetarian daughter to take in her lunch, but figured I would make one for myself today. It was fabulous!"

-Julie F

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Grilled Tuna & Cheese Sandwich

"This is easy and healthy. I have three teen boys, and this recipe is going to be used a lot in my household!"

-Queenchef

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Mushroom Quesadilla

"This was so simple and so delicious! I loved the sauteed mushrooms with the garlic."

-Sharon123

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Fenway Franks

"What a classic way of making a hot dog — so simple and tasty!"

-lazyme

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Apple-Cheddar Panini

"This was nice and tasty! I have tried cheese and apples before, but never in a grilled sandwich."

-Redsie

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