6 Vegetarian Take-To-Work Lunch Box Ideas

Bringing your vegetarian lunch to work is good for your health. Most homemade meals are healthier than foods at restaurants. Also, making your own meals at home will save you money. Here are six vegetarian take-to-work lunch ideas that are quick, easy and healthy!

1. Tomato and avocado sandwich

This tomato and avocado sandwich is incredibly easy to make with just a few simple ingredients. You can enjoy it for lunch as well as dinner.



4 slices whole-wheat bread
1 avocado, peeled, diced
1 tomato, seeded and diced
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. fresh basil


In a medium bowl, combine the olive oil, avocado, basil, balsamic vinegar, tomato, and egg. Spread the mixture evenly over 4 slices of bread. Enjoy your meal.

2. Artichoke and tofu sandwich

Artichoke and tofu sandwich makes a quick protein-packed lunch! Tofu is loaded with protein, fiber, iron, potassium and B12.


1 hard-boiled egg, diced
1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, rinsed, chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
4 slices whole-wheat bread
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp. olive oil
0/5 tsp. dried oregano
Salt and black pepper, to taste


In a bowl, combine the egg, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, and oregano. Divide the mixture evenly among the bread slices. Done!

3. Quinoa meatballs

This quinoa meatballs recipe is a great vegetarian alternative to your favorite meatballs.


1 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup of quinoa, cooked
2 cups water
3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 cups fresh tomato salsa
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 egg


Preheat the oven to 400 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients (except the tomato salsa). Form the mixture into meatballs and transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Pour the tomato sauce over the meatballs. Bake for 15 more minutes. Serve and enjoy.

4. Vegetarian bean burgers

These vegetarian bean burgers are full of flavor and so easy to make. Also, they are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and protein.


2 cups beans, cooked
2 tbsp. olive oil
½ tsp. chili powder
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. fresh ginger, grated
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tomato, diced


Mash the beans with a fork. In a bowl, add the olive oil, chili powder, garlic, ginger, and tomato and mix well. Form the mixture into patties and bake for 10 minutes on each side. Serve and enjoy.

5. Pea and sweet potato salad

Pea and sweet potato salad is gluten-free and so delicious. The whole family will love this recipe!


1 cups peas, cooked, drained
1 cup carrots, diced, cooked, drained
1 cup sweet potatoes, diced, cooked, drained
1/4 cup hummus
2 tbsp. water


In a bowl, combine the water and humus and mix well. Add all the remaining and mix until everything is combined. Serve and enjoy.

6. Sweet potato muffins

These muffins are so delicious that you won’t believe they’re good for you. They are gluten-free and make a great snack!


3 eggs
1 large sweet potato cooked, mashed
1/2 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup whole wheat self-raising flour
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tsp. Parmesan cheese


Combine the eggs, potato, onion, garlic, flour and Parmesan cheese in a bowl. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper. Evenly divide the muffin mixture between the cases and bake for 20 min. Bon appetit!

6 Vegetarian Take To Work Lunch Box Ideas