14 Vegetarian Lunch Recipes
Veggie sandwiches, wraps, and quesadillas that’ll fill you up
Three kinds of grilled vegetables, plus grill-toasted bread, make this big sandwich loaf special.
Recipe: Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Sandwiches
Three kinds of cheese, plus a little fresh chopped herbs, go into this outstanding version of a classic grilled cheese recipe.
Recipe: Simple, Classic Grilled Cheese
This tasty tabbouleh uses Freekeh with Parsley and Onions recipe as its base, with additional ingredients like Persian cucumbers and feta cheese to take it to the next level.
Recipe: Freekeh Tabbouleh
Bring together some of our favorite vegetarian flavors in this dish. Don't forget to bring out the warm pita or lavash.
Recipe: Sumac Hummus with Kale Ribbons and Roasted Delicata Squash
A Sicilian street food specialty was the inspiration for these sandwiches made popular by a Portland food truck.
Recipe: Spicy Chickpea Sandwiches
The eggplant and tomatoes take just a few minutes to cook on a hot grill. Creamy Greek yogurt sauce adds a tangy flavor.
Recipe: Grilled Eggplant Naan Wraps with Tahini-Yogurt Dressing
Create this recipe using the Herbed Chickpeas recipe as a base.
Recipe: Saffron Tomato Chickpeas
Like the classic Caprese salad, this sandwich is at its most delicious when you use fully ripe tomatoes; a mix of colors makes it beautiful as well.
Recipe: Caprese Sandwich
Here’s one of our favorite sandwiches to wrap up and tote on a picnic or bike ride.
Recipe: Radicchio, Roasted Pepper, and Provolone Ciabatta Sandwiches
Here's a simple yet satisfying way to get more vegetables into your day. For a more substantial meal, serve with some store-bought falafel.
Recipe: Mediterranean Garden Wraps
Great for a light meal, these wraps get their bold flavor from an easy, no-cook peanut sauce.
Recipe: Spicy Peanut, Carrot, and Snap Pea Wraps
Many Latino markets sell strips of citrusy tasting cactus, or nopales, in bags ready to cook, making this recipe a snap to prepare.
Recipe: Stacked Nopales Quesadillas
We love the big flavors of this cross-cultural take on quesadillas, made with toasted sesame oil as well as spicy kimchi.
Recipe: Kimchi and Avocado Quesadillas
Elevate the classic egg salad sandwich with a little earthy truffle oil and briny capers.
Recipe: White Truffle Egg Salad