quick lunch recipes

From salads to sandwiches to quick recipes for favorite foods, you'll be looking forward to a delicious lunch that doesn't take up too much time.

If you're looking for a quick idea for a tasty lunch, we've got some easy recipes for you to try today. Delicious but easy to make recipes, you can quickly satisfy your craving for homemade food by following these easy tutorials.

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quick lunch recipes

Below you will learn the best Recipes quick for lunch, in 2022. You will be informed about the details of each dish, its advantages and its benefits.

1. 3-minute microwave omelet in a mug

quick lunch recipes
 3-minute microwave omelet in a mug

Just combine eggs and whatever veggies and/or cheese you have in a microwave-safe mug and you're three minutes away from lunch.

Ingredients

for 1 portion

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ bell pepper, diced
  • 2 slices of ham, cubed
  • ¼ cup of fresh spinach(10g) _, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a microwave-safe mug.
  2. Cook for 2-3 minutes, making sure the egg does not bubble. Stir halfway through the cooking process.
  3. Appreciate!

2. Microwave baked potato

Baking potatoes in the oven takes a while, but you can use the microwave as a shortcut. You can even heat the bacon simultaneously for the easiest loaded potatoes ever.

Ingredients

for 1 portion

  • 1 russet potato, washed and rubbed
  • 1 spoon of oil
  • salt to taste
  • 2 slices of bacon
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese(25g) _
  • sour cream, to serve
  • fresh chives, to serve

Preparation

  1. Poke holes in the potato with a fork, then rub with oil and salt.
  2. Place the bacon slices on the same plate as the potato, microwave for 7-9 minutes until the bacon is crispy and the potato is tender. Make sure the bacon doesn't burn.
  3. Dissolve the bacon after it has cooled.
  4. Cut the potato in half and use a fork to fluff the inside.
  5. Sprinkle the cheese on top and microwave for another 30 seconds.
  6. Top with sour cream, the crushed bacon pieces and scallions.
  7. Appreciate!

3. Pasta with garlic and sesame

This recipe calls for chickpea spaghetti, but you can actually use any long pasta you have on hand, like linguine, angel hair, or rice noodles. See the sesame garlic noodles recipe here.
Ingredients

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  • 8 oz. package Explore chickpea spaghetti cuisine
  • spoons of vegetable oil
  • red chili thinly sliced
  • carrot thinly sliced ​​or cut into matchsticks
  • head of broccoli cut into small florets
  • chives or chives thinly sliced ​​(optional, for serving)
  • 1 spoon of seed soup sesame toast (optional, to serve)

For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • teeth of garlic chopped
  • soup spoons of coconut sugar (or use brown sugar)
  • 1 spoon of soup of pepper and garlic sauce (or use sriracha, etc.)
  • 1 spoon of Soup of hoisin sauce
  • 1 spoon of Soup of toasted sesame oil

Instructions

  • Boil a large pot of water. Cook the Explore Cuisine Chickpea Spaghetti according to package directions until cooked through. Drain and wash with cold water.
  • Mix all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Adjust seasoning to taste, if desired.
  • While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the peppers and carrots. Cook, stirring often, until starting to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the broccoli and cook for another 2 minutes until the broccoli turns bright green.
  • Add the cooked chickpea noodles and sauce mixture, folding gently to combine. Continue to cook for another 3 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened a bit and heated through. Serve hot, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.

4. Taco Lettuce Wraps

Use whatever ground beef you have on hand as a filling for these Mexican-inspired lettuce wraps. Then, top them up with your favorite toppings like corn, salsa, jalapeño and diced avocado.

lettuce wraps they are easy and quick to make. Fill them with taco meat and toppings and dinner will be on the table in 10 minutes!Lettuce wraps are a new idea for a main dish any time of year.

My original idea came from a local burger joint that offers their burgers wrapped in lettuce. It's perfect for those gluten free (me) and carb watchers.

I loved the texture of the hot burger and the cold lettuce, along with the texture of the lettuce with the meat.

I created these Taco Lettuce Wraps in the same spirit and I love getting them on the table in 10 minutes too!

 

WHAT ARE LETTUCE WRAPS?

Lettuce wraps are a fresh and flavorful main course option that is great all year round.

Instead of using a flour-based wrap or tortilla, the filling ingredients are added to fresh lettuce leaves for rolling up and eating.

WHY MAKE LETTUCE WRAPS

Lettuce wraps are quick and easy to make. They are perfect for a freshly flavored meal. Why do them?

  • Perfect for low carb watchers
  • Gluten-free diners don't have to worry about flour wraps when using lettuce
  • They are light and fresh, though the filling is a satisfying meal option.

TACO LETTUCE WRAPS RECIPE INGREDIENTS

The ingredients in these lettuce wraps are simple and easy to find:

  • Olive oil
  • yellow onion
  • Ground beef
  • jar of Black Bean and Corn Salsa (or parsley of your choice)
  • seasoned taco
  • butter lettuce
  • Optional cover ideas:
    •  chopped tomato
    • sliced ​​jalapeño peppers
    • diced avocado
    • finely grated cheese
    • guacamole
    • born

WHAT TYPE OF LETTUCE TO USE 

Not all lettuces are created equal for this type of recipe!

Although the cooling iceberg lettuce be a perfect complement to the Mexican flavors, it's not very 'foldable'.

He can crack and divide, leaving the taco ingredients in the lap potentially.

the romaine lettuce it has a nice boat-shaped structure perfect for the filling, but honestly I don't love the flavor with this type of recipe.

The lettuce of choice for these lettuce wraps is Butter Lettuce .

The larger leaves on the outside of the lettuce head have a beautiful cupped shape, a light flavor and an easy bite.

No tugging to bite the leaves.

The sheets are flexible and thick enough to securely house the filling and complement the flavors of the taco filling.

HOW TO MAKE TACO LETTUCE WRAPS - STEP BY STEP

Making Taco Lettuce Wraps is really quick and easy! They are seriously done in 10 minutes!

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil.
  • Add the onion and sauté until translucent (3-4 minutes).
  • Add the ground beef and cook until no pink remains. Drain any excess fat, if necessary.
  • Add the salsa and taco seasoning and stir to combine completely.
  • Cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.

HOW TO ASSEMBLE TACO LETTUCE WRAPS

Lettuce Wraps can be assembled, plated and served. Or prepare buffet style for customers to help themselves!

PREPARING LETTUCE

Break off any central ribs that extend past the end of the lettuce leaves and discard.

This allows for a level bottom for the sheet.

MAKING THE WRAPS

  • Take two large lettuce leaves of similar size and overlap the bottoms by about 1 inch.
  • Add approximately ¼ cup of taco meat in a line over the overlapping part of the leaves.
  • Add desired toppings and serve.

These lettuce wraps have:

  1. taco meat
  2. sliced ​​cherry tomato
  3. Sliced ​​fresh jalapenos
  4. Sprinkle grated mexican cheese mixture

HOW TO USE AND STORE LEFT TACO MEAT

If you find you have leftover meat, it can be refrigerated (unopened) for a few days and just reheated to make more wraps.

The great part of this recipe is that the filling can also be used for traditional tacos.

It can be used with soft corn tortillas or in traditional crispy taco shells too.

It can also be put in a salad.