Tuna and White Bean Tartine

A tartine is a French open-faced sandwich. In this version, tuna and white bean salad is used to top crusty slices of bread. If desired, serve a lightly dressed green salad alongside. Read the recipe.

Greek Chicken Salad 

For an extra flavor boost, get a rotisserie chicken from the deli section of your local supermarket. Not only will it save you cooking time, but the flavor is going to be more pronounced than with boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Read the recipe.

Turkey-Cranberry Panini 

Who says turkey and cranberry can only be served at Thanksgiving? They’re a natural combination that this pressed, heated sandwich will make you thankful all year round. Read the recipe.

Wasabi Salmon Bagel Sandwiches

Wasabi is a member of the horseradish family and is surprisingly strong-tasting. We’d suggest adding half the amount of wasabi paste to the mayonnaise and tasting it before adding any more—a little of this stuff goes a long way! Read the recipe.

Tex-Mex White Bean Soup

This south-of-the-border-inspired soup is surprisingly quick and easy. For the brightest, freshest flavor, look for fresh salsa in your supermarket’s deli section. Read the recipe.

Chickpea Stew

Garam masala is a wonderful blend of Indian spices. It can range in spiciness depending on where it’s produced, so start off using only half the amount called for and increase as desired. Read the recipe.

Asian Chicken Wrap

Wraps are a great way to turn an ordinary sandwich into something interesting. This South-East Asian-inspired wrap is just the thing you’re looking for if you want to break out of the lunchtime blues. Read the recipe.