Office Lunch Ideas
- FoodChic Sep 24, 2012 03:16 PM
We have a group of people that rotates bringing in Monday lunch for all of us.
There are about 17 in the group, and much of it is crockpot food or casseroles. I've got a few ideas for my turn ( lasanga, beef stew, spaghetti and meatballs, etc), but thought I'd reachout to the hounders to see what ideas are out there.
What would you bring to the office for a good lunch. I have a crockpot and an electric skillet.
Don't worry about transfer, I have amazing tupperware options. But reheating is something to think about.
Thanks so much.
chicken and dumpling
pulled pork to make little sandwiches with coleslaw and chips
chili that you can make the Frito thing with
here in sc we would do chicken bog or pilau/ purloo
a brunch type lunch would be fun
Chicken and dumplings, Swiss steak with rice, sweet and sour chicken, beef and broccoli, chili, shredded beef burros, pork sandwiches.
Mexican seasoned beef or chicken in your crockpot with tortillas, taco shells, and toppings on the side
Chicken salad with good rolls and sandwich toppings
Crockpot Italian beef and rolls
Pimento cheese sandwiches and a crockpot of soup
I would never say no to good chili. Or beef stew. Or gumbo. Or good chicken soup. Or a nice crockpot frittata. Yeah, I said it. I'd eat eggs eighteen times a day if I could.
Sausage, peppers and onions in tomato sauce. Can bring rolls and a bit of sliced mozzarella/provolone for making sandwiches; can also be eaten in bowl/plates. Saute up Italian sausage slices, drain, add to sliced onions and sliced bell peppers and tomato sauce/spices of choice, simmer in crockpot. You could cook it all ahead of time, transfer to tupperware and fridge, then put into crockpot in a.m. in breakroom on low so that it will be hot for lunch.
Braised Short Ribs
Chicken Pot Pie w the pastry served on the side
Sausage & Peppers (on a bun)
Curry with naan bread or poppadoms for serving.
Meatballs with a good quality bakery bread to mop up the sauce.
Soup. You could really go all out with the flavour combinations.
Over the warmer months you could make gazpacho.
Macaroni and cheese. I make mine the traditional way, and then just keep it warm in the slow cooker.
Any soup. I've done black bean soup with all the toppings...salsa, tortilla chips or strips, cilantro, shredded mexican cheese, scallions, sour cream, guacamole.
Any other soup with salad and crusty bread.
Beef stew , also with crusty bread.
Another potluck type lunch item that is very popualr at my office is Cobb salad.