Food & Drink

20 Lunches You Can Make in Less Than 20 Minutes


Sometimes, meal prep just doesn’t happen. Whether it’s because you didn’t have time to do your usual prep or hate meal prep more than anything, that can make quick, easy-to-pull-together meals even more of a necessity. After all, there are only so many frozen meals you can microwave. From lunch breaks to those times when you’re just hangry, there are all kinds of instances when you’d benefit from a super quick and easy meal. We rounded up 20 that all come together in about 20 minutes or less, so you have plenty of time to make and eat your lunch without having to resort to that bag of chips in your cupboard.


1. Burrata and Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Salad

Source: Foodie Crush


2. Shrimp Spaghetti Aglio e Olio


3. Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach, and Ricotta Grilled Cheese


4. One-Pot Cacio e Pepe Israeli Couscous


5. Kung Pao Noodles


6. Kale, Apple, and Chickpea Salad with Vegan Feta


7. Ahi Tuna Poke and Mango Salad

Source: Foodie Crush


8. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing


9. Stovetop Mac and Cheese


10. Super Quick Avocado Shrimp Salad

Source: Pinch of Yum


11. Summer Pesto Pasta Salad


12. Thai Basil Chicken


13. Easy Nachos


14. 15-Minute Black Bean and Corn Vegan Quesadillas


15. Chopped Italian Salad


16. BLT with Lemon Basil Mayo


17. Mango Black Bean Quesadillas


18. Mexican Street Corn Tostadas

Source: Isabel Eats


19. 15-Minute Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Sweet Chili Mayo


20. Chickpea Tuna Salad