Lunch Recipes

Tuscan Meat Sauce Recipe
Lunch Tuscan Meat Sauce Recipe

Tuscan Meat Sauce Cut the celery, onions, and carrots into chunks and grind them together in a food processor, pulsing just until coarsely chopped. Sauté the vegetable mixture (what Italians call the ...

a crowd
Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto and Figs
Lunch Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto and Figs

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Prosciutto and Figs From Steven Raichlen’s High-Flavor, Low-Fat Chicken In this recipe a beloved Italian appetizer becomes a stuffing for boneless chicken breasts. The bals...

Quick Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
Lunch Quick Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese If you’re in a hurry or prefer to sprinkle the dish with crumbled crackers, you can skip the bread-crumb step. 1 cup fresh bread crumbs from French or Italian bread Pinch...

4 as a main course or 6 to 8 as a side dish
Sauce Chateaubriand Recipe
Lunch Sauce Chateaubriand Recipe

Sauce Châteaubriand Adapted from The Escoffier Cookbook The veal gravy in the ingredient list can be made by thoroughly mixing 1 tablespoon of corn starch into a quarter cup of cold water, then pourin...

1/2 cup
Veal Oscar
Lunch Veal Oscar

Veal Oscar Chase. In a vegetable steamer, steam the asparagus spears just until cooked, but still crisp, about 5 minutes. Set them aside. Dredge the veal in flour seasoned with salt and pepper. Hea...

BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe
Lunch BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe
1 Burger; 1 Serving

BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger The barbecue bacon cheeseburger is usually a guilty pleasure. Here, I’ve combined these favorite flavors in a reasonable-sized burger that’s even more scrumptious because the in...

Asian-Style Pot Roast Recipe
Lunch Asian-Style Pot Roast Recipe

Asian-Style Pot Roast This is cooked in the traditional pot roast manner, but the flavors are Asian. I think you will find the dish very aromatic with only a hint of heat. If you don’t want to bother ...

Glazed Baby Carrots and Fresh Dill
Lunch Glazed Baby Carrots and Fresh Dill
6 to 8

Glazed Baby Carrots and Fresh Dill Glazed with champagne or apple cider, lemon, dill, and just a hint of brown sugar, these carrots have a completely different personality from the ones you pack in sc...

Gravy Meatball Sliders Recipe
Lunch Gravy Meatball Sliders Recipe
12 as an appetizer

Gravy Meatball Sliders By Joey Campanaro of The Little Owl, from New York Cooks, by Joan Krellenstein and Barbara Winkler From the day The Little Owl opened, these sliders were a hit, garnering praise...

Corsican Beef Stew with Macaroni Recipe
Lunch Corsican Beef Stew with Macaroni Recipe

Corsican Beef Stew with Macaroni Soak the dried mushrooms in warm water for 30 minutes. Drain, set the mushrooms aside and reserve the liquid. Cut three of the garlic cloves into thin strips and insert ...

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Recipe
Italian Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Recipe

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara (Spaghetti with Egg-Pancetta Sauce) This Roman dish is sometimes called “spaghetti with bacon and eggs” on tourist menus. Pancetta, of course, is not bacon, because it is not s...

Italian Pork Roast in Milk
Italian Italian Pork Roast in Milk

Maiale in Latte (Italian Pork Roast in Milk) This brilliant Italian dish begins with pork half-submerged in milk. In the course of long cooking, the milk breaks down into a dark and delicious sauce, wh...

6 to 8 servings
Traditional London Broil Recipe
Lunch Traditional London Broil Recipe

London Broil Despite what you might find at the local meat market, London broil is not a cut of beef but rather a method of cooking. It was one of the first recipes to become popular in early restaura...

Skirt Steak with Garlic and Cilantro
Grill Skirt Steak with Garlic and Cilantro

Marinated Skirt Steak with Garlic and Cilantro Skirt steak has a deep, beefy flavor that can stand up to bold spices. So I take this inexpensive, easy-to-find cut and hit it with lots of garlic and a ...

6 to 8
Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe
Lunch Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

Corned Beef & Cabbage (, ). Corned beef got its name before refrigeration, when meat was preserved with coarse grains of salt called “corn.” Today beef is corned with spices for flavor, not for preserv...

6 servings
Rustic Winter Stew Recipe
Lunch Rustic Winter Stew Recipe

Rustic Winter Stew In the depths of winter, sauerkraut is the best “in season” vegetable going, and pairing it with pork is an Eastern European classic. Even better, in this dish, the richness of sour...

6 as a main course; 10 for tasting
Vitello Fiorentina/Veal Florentine Recipe
Lunch Vitello Fiorentina/Veal Florentine Recipe

Vitello Fiorentina [Veal Florentine] This veal dish is prepared in the Florentine style. The creamed spinach is also delicious on its own. You can substitute a boneless pork chop, pounded thin, for th...

Saffron Orzo Recipe from Sheila Lukins
Lunch Saffron Orzo Recipe from Sheila Lukins

Saffron Orzo Orzo is such a pleasing “small” pasta – and just right to serve with many foods instead of rice because it is so much lighter. Here I’ve prepared it in a broth scented with saffron, makin...

6 as a side dish