Easy lunch recipes that will brighten your day

These ideas will guarantee your at-home lunches are never less than exciting. With salads, sandwiches, bagels, a cheat’s ramen recipe and more, there’s something for everyone.

1. Easy lamb, tomato and haloumi salad

This simple salad is loaded with tender lamb, veggies and slices of mouth-watering fried haloumi. It’s a great side or light meal. 

2. Quick BBQ chicken wraps

Skip the hassle next lunchtime with these easy BBQ chicken wraps. With spiced chicken and avocado, they’re loaded with flavour.

3. Smoked salmon bagel

A classic you can’t go wrong with, this smoked salmon bagel recipe is a winner. Try it for a taste of New York at home.

4. Caprese-style salad with chicken

This caprese-style salad with grilled chicken makes for a light and tasty lunch. It’s a vibrant mix of cherry tomatoes and bocconcini. 

5. Tuna panzanella salad

Give this tuna panzanella salad a go for an easy and filling lunch. It’s ready to eat in just 10 minutes.

6. Green goddess hummus sandwiches

This green goddess hummus recipe will take your sandwich game to the next level. Enjoy it with tomato, mozzarella and pickled onion. 

7. Broad bean and spinach frittata

Made with broad beans and spinach, this frittata recipe is a tasty way to enjoy your greens. It’s also a great picnic idea. 

8. Cheat’s ramen

This warming bowl of cheat’s ramen is as simple as it is delicious. It’s comfort food made easy.

9. Thai beef and zoodle salad

We’ve swapped the carbs for more veg in this Thai beef and zucchini noodle salad recipe. 

10. Mediterranean-style fried rice with salami

Switch up your usual fried rice recipe with this Mediterranean-style twist. It’s topped with olives and tzatziki.

11. Speedy chicken tortilla bowl

These speedy tortilla bowls are filled with spiced rice and chicken. It’s a great idea for when you’re short on time.