Lunch

Gyoza—crispy, tender Japanese dumplings—can shine in your home kitchen. They’re versatile and fun to make—fill them with ground chicken or pork, then pleat.

Savory, warming miso soup is a Japanese mainstay, commonly enjoyed for breakfast alongside rice, eggs, fish, and pickles.

Shepherd’s pie is a hearty British dish of savory ground lamb studded with onions, carrots, and peas and cooked beneath a golden mashed potato crust.

This vegetarian pad Thai gets its tangy-sweet flavor and flush of heat from a sauce made with tamarind pulp, soy sauce, brown sugar, and Sriracha.

This hearty homemade potato soup owes its richness to plenty of melted cheddar cheese and a topping of crispy bacon.

Turn soaked sunflower seeds into a creamy dressing for smashed chickpeas with onions, celery, capers, and dill, then stuff into pita pockets for an easy, delicious vegan sandwich.

Roasted squash and mushrooms are the perfect building blocks for a week's worth of lunches. Here they're used as a taco filling for whole wheat tortillas.

Charred zucchini pairs particularly well with sharp flavors; here it’s matched by the deep savory notes of preserved-lemon paste and the tang of creamy feta.