23 Easy Lunches You Can Take to Work

23 Easy Lunches You Can Take to Work

Apr 23, 2014
Veronica Brandy

work lunch recipe

Grilled Chicken With Arugula, Potato, Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

1 2/3 lbs (750g) new potatoes
2 chicken breasts
6 oz (175g) snow peas
1 handful of arugula
2 spring onions
Some cherry tomatoes
Chives
Parsley
1 oz (30g) butter
1 tbsp vinegar
Olive oil

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Quick easy lunch recipes

Pesto, Ham, Arugula Sandwich Wrap

Pesto rosso or pesto alla genovese (check our recipes here)
Tortilla
Arugula
Ham

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healthy working lunch

Puff Pastry Pizza With Salmon & Mozzarella

1 sheet of homemade or store-bought puff pastry
1 pound (400g) skinless salmon fillets
A handful of cherry tomatoes
1 ball of mozzarella
A small bunch of fresh basil (just the leaves)
A drizzle of olive oil
Salt and pepper

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healthy work lunch

Swedish Potato And Apple Salad

2 lbs (1 kg) of boiled potatoes with their skin
2 lbs (1kg) granny smith apples, quartered, cored, and thinly sliced ​
2 stalks celery
4 fillets of herring, organic
2 spring onions
2 sprigs of dill
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 tbsp Greek yogurt (or cottage cheese)
1/2 freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon mustard

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salad to bring at work

Potato And Pancetta Salad

3/4 lb (350g) small potatoes
A nice red onion
1 handful of arugula
6 slices of pancetta fine
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons of Sherry Vinegar
1 pinch of Espelette pepper
Salt and pepper

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office lunch recipes

Stir Fried Zucchini Pasta

1/2lb (250g) Pasta (penne)
2 zucchinis
1lb (500g) mushrooms
1 onion
2 cups (50cl) chicken broth
1 3/4 ounces (50g) Parmesan
Olive oil
Salt and pepper
Turmeric

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quick work lunch

Potato Pancakes With Smoked Salmon

2 lbs (1 kg) potatoes
2 spring onions
Olive oil
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 ounce (35g) of flour
Salt and pepper
6 thin slices of smoked salmon
A few sprigs of dill
1 cup (200ml) of cream

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Roasted Tomato Pie With Pesto & Mozzarella

Roasted Tomato Pie With Pesto & Mozzarella

1 sheet of puff pastry
6/7 oblong tomatoes (Torino here)
1/2 lb (250g) mozzarella
2 large tablespoons of pesto
Salt and pepper

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easy lunch to pack for work

Eggplant, Cheese And Ham Rolls

3 large eggplants
6 slices of smoked ham
1 fresh goat cheese log
Fresh herbs of your choice
Olive oil
Thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper

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Work Lunch Box Ideas

Pork Empanadas With White Wine

1/2 lb (250g) of sausage or pork stuffing
1 slice of bread
1 small onion
Nutmeg
Chopped parsley
1/2 cup (about 10 cl) milk
2 eggs (1 for stuffing + 1 for gilding)
Salt and pepper
4 or 5 tbsp of Riesling wine
1 or 2 puff pastry sheets

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Tips for Eating a Fabulous Lunch at Work

Coriander Meat Balls With Sautéed Zucchini

1 lb (500g) of ground beef
2 slices of bread
1/2 cup (10cl) of milk
1 onion
1 clove of garlic
5 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1tablespoon cumin
2 eggs
4 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup (10cl) of olive oil

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reheatable work lunch

Sautéed Mushrooms Pasta

A handful of hedgehog mushrooms
2 cloves garlic
Parsley
Salt
Pepper
Butter

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great recipes for a take to work lunch

Spicy Millet And Zucchini Patties

1 1/3 lbs (600g) of cooked millet
2 grated zucchini
2 coffee spoons malt yeast
1 handful of seaweed flakes
Spices (pepper, turmeric, cumin, nettle powder…)
1-2 tablespoons tamari
2 cloves garlic, crushed
3/4 cup (140g) buckwheat flour
Chopped herbs
1/2 lb (200g) of ground meat or tomato sauce

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Take To Work Snacks

Fish Patties

2/3 lb (300g) white fish fillets (hake, cod, tilapia, halibut)
3 medium potatoes
1 onion
1 egg
1 tbsp flour
Parsley, chives (fresh or frozen)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Fish stock

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simple work lunch

Bulgur Tabbouleh With Aromatic Herbs

1 3/4 oz (50g) bulgur
2 tomatoes
1 red onion
1 bunch parsley
1 bunch mint
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tbsp olive oil
Ground cumin
Salt

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recipes for lunch

Sea Scallops And Cheese Bruschetta

10 oz (300 g) of shelled Saint Jacques scallops
4 slices country bread
2 tbsp (30 g) salted butter
Cream cheese (Philadelphia)
8 radishes
10 oz (300 g) red onion
Cilantro (or parsley)
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil

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recipes to pack for lunch work

Baked Zucchini Corn Meatballs

3/4 pound (300g) beef
1 large handful of grated cheese
1 onion
3 tablespoons corn
1/2 pound (200g) zucchini
2 large cloves of garlic
A knob of fresh ginger
Salt and pepper
Parsley
1 egg
4 spices

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easy work lunch recipes

Spaghetti Vegetable Stir-Fry

1/2 lb (200g) cherry tomatoes
2 balls of mozzarella
1 yellow pepper
1 eggplant
1 red onion
1 lb (400g) pasta
A cube stock
Olive oil
Pepper
1/2 bunch of basil

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easy sandwich recipe for work lunch

Avocado & Tuna Wrap With Cucumber & Tomatoes

3 large tortilla wraps
1/2 cucumber
2 tomatoes ( or 8 cherry tomatoes)
1 iceberg lettuce
1 can of tuna in brine
1 beautiful ripe avocado
2/3 cup (150g) cream cheese (Philadelphia)
1/2 small bunch of coriander
2 tablespoons lime juice
5 drops of hot sauce ( Tabasco, Sriracha…)

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easy salad for lunch at work

Chickpea Salad With Tuna, Corn & Black Olives

1 jar of chickpea
1 small can of tuna in brine
1 small can of corn
1 dozen black olives
2 tbsp chopped coriander
2 tbsp canola oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dijon mustard
Salt / black pepper

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quick lunch salad

Raw Cauliflower Tabbouleh

½ cauliflower head (about 1 pound – 450g)
2 carrots
10 black olives
1 can of whole kernels corn (10oz – 300g)
1 small bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 small bunch of chives, finely chopped
2 tablespoons of raisins
Walnut kernels
Juice of 1 lime
1 tbsp walnut oil
2 tablespoons canola oil

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Easy Lunches To Bring To Work

Broccoli Quiche With Ham And Brie Cheese

1 puff pastry sheet ( here’s the puff pastry recipe if you want to make your own)
2 tablespoons pesto (homemade pesto recipe here)
10 large cherry tomatoes
1 red bell pepper
1/3 cup (60g) grated parmesan
Olive oil

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quick work lunch ideas

Spaghetti With Zucchini, Carrot & Yellow Pepper

1 lb (400g) spaghetti
1 zucchini
1 large carrot
1 yellow pepper
2 shallots
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cube stock
1 Dollop of cream, light or heavy 30% fat

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We lead busy lives, so it’s difficult sometimes to have the lunchbox organized, resulting in unhealthy takeaway or expensive fast-food… We decided to tackle the problem with a selection of easy and delicious packable meals you can take to your work place. These 23 tasty creations are perfect portable meals that are as healthy and easy to make as they are gourmet.

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