20 Easy Meal Prep Lunches

Meal prep can be intimidating, but it just got easier! With recipes so simple, budget-friendly and quick to whip up, you'll have your Sundays back!

Mediterranean Lemon Couscous Salad

"This was great! It all came together, with the crunch of the walnuts complimenting the kidney beans, tomatoes and couscous to perfection!"

-Anu_N

Chicken Fajitas

"These were excellent! I marinated the chicken a little longer, served it with sour cream to top and Spanish rice alongside. Wonderful! The lime juice is key.”

-Manda

Seafood Pasta Salad

"This is delicious! I used shrimp, bay scallops and some fake crabmeat. I also added a cup or so of diced cucumber, which complimented the other flavors.”

-Mswhipple

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce With Chicken & Rice Noodles

"Oh wow, this was the best new recipe I've tried in a long time! I'm making it again tonight, and adding it to the weekly menu. It's my new favorite dish, for sure!"

-SunnySarah

Cauliflower Tacos

"Wow! We followed the recipe exactly, and let me say that we devoured these! I loved the spicy and sweet flavors, and the texture of the cauliflower was perfect.”

-Hot Cooking Mama

Overnight Oatmeal in a Jar

"My favorite recipe for overnight oatmeal. I've kept the oatmeal, milk and chia seeds the same but I switch the fruit up for whatever I have on hand."

-RebaDee

Quinoa Bowls With Golden Turmeric Cauliflower

A plant-based quinoa bowl both filling and hearty!

Greek Orzo Salad With Chickpeas & Artichoke Hearts

"This was very good, and was a hit at the potluck! A great summer cold salad that is different from pasta and potato salads that most people bring. Make sure to use fresh delicious tomatoes, the taste brings a lot to the dish."

-Chef Romano-Clarke

Chinese Fried Rice

"We loved this! My family is big on restaurant fried rice, but we only get it when we eat out. I went hunting for a good recipe and found this one! There was none left, and I won't be afraid to make it again.”

-papergoddess

Asian Pasta Salad

“A very delicious and healthy salad. It’s great for using leftover noodles as well! I doubled the sauce just to really bring out the flavors of the wonderful dressing.”

-DailyInspiration

Spring Fling Quinoa Bowl

“Quick, healthy and completely customizable, this quinoa bowl is a delicious vegetarian option. With crunchy flavors and a tangy Asian-inspired dressing, it is a one-bowl delight and a great source of protein. Best of all, the leftovers are delicious the next day.”

-Mary Jenny

Dorito Taco Salad

“This was a huge hit! My sister and nieces came for a visit and I made this. She asked me for the recipe!”

-nemokitty

Perfect Pasta Salad

"I was never a big pasta salad fan, but this made me change my mind! I’ll throw out any other recipes for pasta salad. Go ahead and make the whole amount, it’ll be gone.”

-bad kitty 1116

White Bean & Tuna Salad

“I loved this. It was very easy and tasty. I sprinkled some harissa seasoning on top with pieces of avocado.”

-ms.bgarcia

Chicken Salad With Grapes

“This chicken salad was amazing! Very delicious. I’m making it again tonight!”

-FaTtoFit42

Orzo Salad

"This was a lovely salad and a change from the usual macaroni salad. It was better the next day, and I would recommend making it the night before a party."

-joanna_giselle

Eggstatic Egg Salad

“This is definitely my new favorite egg salad recipe! We really liked the balsamic vinegar addition. I never thought to do that, but it gave it such great flavor! I’ll definitely will be making this over and over again.”

-frostingnfettuccine

Slow-Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

“This was pretty good! My family loved it, and I’ll definitely make it again. I liked that it wasn’t overly rice-y. I served it with pepper jack cheese, sour cream and tortilla chips.”

-lturner

Asian Chicken & Pasta Salad

“I absolutely loved this recipe! I think I’m going to whip up a batch just to have on hand for regular green salads. It’s also low in fat! I love it.”

-Manda

Chickpea Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette

“This was very good. I added another clove of garlic and used canned garbanzo beans. This will be made again and again!”

-Dennis F.