Are you looking for some lunch recipes that can be made easily and conveniently? Then have look at the lunch recipes that we have presented here as they are sure to fulfill all your cravings for good food. These lunch recipes not only taste great but are also quite healthy as well. Not only you can eat them in isolation but you can combine them with other preparations of your choice as well. So go ahead and try them out in your kitchen.

Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad

You will need

  • 1 shredded carrot
  • 1/3 cup of rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 diced Roma tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons of white sugar
  • 2 cups of diced cooked chicken
  • 1 (6 ounce) bag of fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup of red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon of toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup of toasted sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup of roughly sliced red onions
  • 1 (1 ounce) of packaged dry onion soup mix
  • 1 (8 ounce) of packaged bow tie or farfalle pasta
  • 1 teaspoon of finely chopped and peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cucumber; scored, seeded, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 can or 11 ounce of mandarin orange segments, all drained

How to prepare

To prepare the dressing, take a bowl and whisk together the orange juice, rice vinegar, ginger root, sesame oil, vegetable oil, sugar, soup mix and garlic as long as it is well blended. Cover it and put it in the refrigerator as long as needed. Boil some lightly salted water in a large pot and cook the bowtie pasta in t for about 8-10 minutes as long as its al dente. Drain the pasta and rinse it under cold water. Now put the pasta in a big bowl. In order to prepare the salad, add the cucumber, onion, carrot, tomatoes, bell pepper, mandarin oranges, spinach, almonds and chicken to the pasta. Pour dressing over salad mixture and then toss it to coat evenly. Finally, serve it immediately once done.

Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad

 

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl

You will need

  • Salt
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup of salsa
  • Ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 avocado, all peeled and sliced
  • One 15 ounce can of black beans, all drained and rinsed

How to prepare

Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a small-sized pan. Cook and stir the eggs for about 3-5 minutes until they are all set. Place the black beans in microwave-safe bowl and heat them in high temperature for about a minute until they become warm. Split the warmed black beans among two bowls. Top each of the bowls with the avocado, salsa and scrambled eggs. Put black pepper and salt for seasoning.

Black Bean Breakfast Bowl