Lunch Recipes

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Bread Machine Pumpernickel Bread
Ann Davis

Bread Machine Pumpernickel Bread

A hearty, healthy bread that combines bread, rye, and whole wheat flours with cocoa and molasses.

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Virgina's Tuna Salad
KRISTIEV

Virgina's Tuna Salad

This was always a summer Saturday favorite for my grandparents and I. Great served on a large lettuce leaf. You may also add grapes or chopped apples if you wish.

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Spicy Grilled Cheese Sandwich
PATELGURL

Spicy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese with onions, tomatoes and jalapenos-- tastier than the original!

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Chicago-Inspired Italian Beef Sandwich
Chef John

Chicago-Inspired Italian Beef Sandwich

Combine the traditional Italian beef sandwich with the French dip sandwich and throw in a nod to the pulled pork sandwich and voila; the Chicago-inspired Italian pulled-beef sandwich!

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Basic Italian Bean Soup
Dawn Wensdofer Brower

Basic Italian Bean Soup

You can have a basic, kid-pleasing, Italian-style bean soup on the table in just minutes with prepared beans and tomato sauce.

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Cobb Salad
Bill

Cobb Salad

Everyone loves a Cobb salad and this is a great recipe. It makes plain old, shredded iceberg lettuce shine. Bacon, hard boiled eggs, chicken, tomatoes, blue cheese, avocado, green onion and dressing.

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Banh Mi
metzstar

Banh Mi

This version of the popular Vietnamese bahn mi sandwich has sweet and tangy pickled vegetables and broiled chicken breast, served on a toasted French baguette.

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Grilled Chicken Salad Sandwich
Erin Noel

Grilled Chicken Salad Sandwich

Whether you use leftover chicken from an earlier meal, or you make the chicken specifically for this dish, you'll be pleased with the combination of celery, dried cranberries, cashews, spices, and mayonnaise for a quick and delicious sandwich option.

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Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling
FISHLOVE

Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

Serve this tasty sandwich spread on crusty whole grain rolls or pita bread, with lettuce and tomato.

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Sweet Restaurant Slaw
Sandi Gregory Johnson

Sweet Restaurant Slaw

Starting with prepared coleslaw mix this recipe for a creamy coleslaw delivers a bit of tang through the use of vinegar, making it a perfect accompaniment for fried chicken, burgers, or fried fish.

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Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana
souporsweets

Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana

If you love the Zuppa Toscana at your local chain Italian restaurant, you will adore this soup. The rich soup is made with Italian sausage, potatoes, cream, and crushed red pepper.

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Barbie's Tuna Salad
TANAQUIL

Barbie's Tuna Salad

Curry and Parmesan cheese are the secret ingredients in this tuna salad recipe! I have never tasted another tuna salad like it.

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Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas
EFasse

Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

These black bean and corn quesadillas are really cheesy, a little bit spicy, and a little bit sweet. My vegetarian husband goes crazy over these every time! Feel free to play around and add chicken or veggies, if you desire. Don't forget the salsa and sour cream!

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Holiday Chicken Salad
emmaxwell

Holiday Chicken Salad

Dried cranberries add a sweet tartness to chicken and vegetable salad. Make a delightful sandwich filling, too.

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Best Cream Of Broccoli Soup
Jessie A.

Best Cream Of Broccoli Soup

Onions, celery, and broccoli cooked in chicken broth are pureed with milk in this quick scratch-made cream of broccoli soup.

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Zesty Quinoa Salad
scrumdiddly

Zesty Quinoa Salad

Quinoa and black beans are tossed in a refreshing lime-cilantro vinaigrette for a quick and protein-packed lunch or side dish.

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Black Bean and Couscous Salad
Paula

Black Bean and Couscous Salad

Fluffy couscous is dotted with green onions, red pepper, fresh cilantro and black beans and boasts the Southwest tang of a lime-cumin vinaigrette.

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Authentic German Potato Salad
Angela Louise Miller

Authentic German Potato Salad

Bacon gives this warm German potato salad recipe a boost of flavor. The vinegar and sugar dressing on this salad has the perfect combination of salty and sweet.

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The Best Chicken Fried Steak
norah

The Best Chicken Fried Steak

This recipe for chicken fried steak includes a batter spiked with Tabasco Sauce and a pan gravy that is sure to satisfy all the chicken-fried steak lovers at your table.

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Amish Macaroni Salad
CONNIE0751

Amish Macaroni Salad

A colorful and flavorful macaroni salad made with hard cooked eggs, bell pepper and celery in a creamy dressing. Best macaroni salad I have ever had. I always get many requests for recipe. Enjoy!

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing
MaryD

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Marinated tilapia fillets are grilled instead of fried in this tangy, flavorful twist on fish tacos.

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Quinoa Black Bean Burgers
DownHomeCitySisters.com

Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

These vegetarian burgers made with black beans and quinoa are delicious!

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Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with Garlic Mayo
Tera

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich with Garlic Mayo

This is a delicious and easy sandwich that gets rave reviews from my husband and brother. The garlic mayo is both easy and delicious.

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Fruity Curry Chicken Salad
Karen L. Baker

Fruity Curry Chicken Salad

A healthy and tasty chicken salad with a fruity twist - great on a croissant or in a honey pita. Note: This salad is best if eaten the day after preparation. This allows the ingredients time to mingle, giving a fuller flavor. If desired, use nonfat mayonnaise.

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Beaker's Vegetable Barley Soup
BEAKER1

Beaker's Vegetable Barley Soup

Easy to make and delicious. Vegetable broth, barley, and lots of veggies make this soup hearty and filling.

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Becky's Chicken Salad
Becky Riley

Becky's Chicken Salad

Whipped cream gives this chicken salad a lift. Green grapes and crunchy almonds add sweetness and texture to this creamy chicken salad.

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Slow Cooked Corned Beef for Sandwiches
Suze Knisley

Slow Cooked Corned Beef for Sandwiches

This is an excellent recipe for party sandwiches. I always make 2 (and sometimes 3) briskets because it goes so fast.

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World's Best Potato Salad
Kaye Lynn

World's Best Potato Salad

This is the creamiest, richest potato salad you will ever try. The secret is in the homemade dressing. I get nothing but raves every time I make this.

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