Cooking Lunch for Two Recipes

Browse more than 80 lunch recipes perfect for just the two of you. Find recipes for lunch complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Mama's Best Broiled Tomato Sandwich

Rating: 4.5 stars 569
A broiled sandwich, made of fresh seasoned tomatoes, with an Italian taste. A perfect match for soup.

Eggplant Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 250
Roasted eggplant in a French roll with feta cheese, basil and garlic mayonnaise. This was my favorite sandwich of all time, adapted from a cafe at the University of California, Irvine.
By Allrecipes Member

Divine Summertime Chicken Sandwich

Rating: 4.5 stars 92
Pan-fried chicken breasts with a fresh cream cheese dill spread and tomatoes and lettuce on toasty French bread, YUMMY! Oh so good with a glass of wine or lemonade! You can also grill your chicken breasts for extra flavor.

Beth's Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Rating: 4.5 stars 32
This is a quick, delicious and healthy way to enjoy an American classic!

Spicy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Rating: 4.5 stars 145
Grilled cheese with onions, tomatoes and jalapenos-- tastier than the original!

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Rating: 5 stars 849
Bread, butter and Cheddar cheese - here's a way to make this classic sandwich in a nonstick pan.
By sal

Vermicelli Noodle Bowl

Rating: 4.5 stars 110
Many Vietnamese dishes are perfect for hot weather. This simple noodle salad combines fresh herbs, rice vermicelli, cucumber, bean sprouts, and more, topped with grilled shrimp. Tossed with a tangy sweet and sour sauce, it's a simple and satisfying dinner.

Good Morning Wrap

Rating: 4 stars 26
This is an excellent breakfast wrap! It's a great fresh breakfast that tastes best with vanilla granola and fresh pineapple.

Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

Rating: 4.5 stars 1552
Serve this tasty sandwich spread on crusty whole grain rolls or pita bread, with lettuce and tomato. Other raw, chopped vegetables can be substituted for the celery. Your favorite salad dressing can be substituted for the mayo.

Easy Chorizo Street Tacos

Rating: 4.5 stars 33
5 ingredients, amazing tacos.

Tuna Egg Sandwich

Rating: 4 stars 83
This is just an old-fashioned tuna egg sandwich that is simple and quick to make! My grandparents make these and tell me that this is the 'correct' way to make a hearty sandwich!

Simple Stromboli

Rating: 4.5 stars 284
This is a baked sandwich using frozen bread dough, meat, and cheese. My picky eaters love this for an easy weeknight meal and it's great served with a soup. My family fights over the leftovers!

Inspiration and Ideas

Greek Couscous
Rating: Unrated 134
Greek style Israeli couscous. So delicious!
Baja-Style Chicken Bowl
Rating: Unrated 104
For a little extra flavor, add the salsa while cooking instead of after.
Cheesy-Crust Skillet Pizza
Rating: 4.5 stars 46

If you refrain from grain, but can't go without've got to try this version with a 1-ingredient crust made just from cheese.