10 Favorite Vegetarian Lunch Ideas

These 10 ideas are great for kid’s lunches and adult lunches—for home or at work.

Hummus Wrap

1

Quickly combine a few simple ingredients to make a really yummy lunch wrap. Serve the ingredients cut into small pieces for younger kids who need more help chewing complex textures.

Finger Sandwiches

2

Pair soft bread with easy fillings like thinly sliced cucumber and cream cheese, hummus and shredded carrot or tomatoes, and more to make these fun tea sandwiches.

Pesto Pasta Salad

3

Served cold or at room temperature, this easy pasta salad is a perfect make-ahead lunch option to share with kids.

Bagel Sandwich

4

You can dice this up into small pieces for younger kids or use a mini size bagel. Spread on cream cheese and jam, PB&J, SB&J or hummus.

Easy Baked Tofu

5

Bake up a batch of protein-rich tofu and pair with crackers and fruit (or over a salad for yourself) for an easy meal to share.

Pizza Bites (with Veggies)

6

Wrap pizza dough around veggies and cheese to bake up a batch of pizza bites to share with the kids. We like them with broccoli, but carrot and other veggies also work.

Mac and Cheese with Peas

7

Pair a box of mac and cheese with frozen peas for a filling (and easy!) lunch option.

Egg Cups

8

Bake eggs, cheese, and veggies in a mini muffin tin for these bite-size frittatas. They are delicious warmed or at room temperature, and they make an easy meal.

Avocado Pasta

9

Blend up a simple creamy sauce with a base of avocado, then toss with a favorite pasta. Add some beans or peas, or serve with a simple smoothie to make this idea more filling.

Strawberry Muffins

10

I love a muffin lunch where you surround a muffin with easy sides like fruit, raw veggies, and cheese. You can use any muffin you prefer, though these are great.

10 Favorite Vegetarian Lunch Ideas

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