August 30, 2016
Today I’m sharing five fresh and delicious school lunch ideas with hard-boiled eggs that you can prep ahead for the week.
Making a variety of lunches using only one main ingredient isn’t as hard as it sounds. You can pack fresh school lunches; no one will get bored all week long.
I’ve done this with turkey, ham, chicken salad, hummus, and today- hard-boiled eggs!
School & Office Lunches with Hard-Boiled Eggs
Eggs are a high-protein food and one of the most versatile ingredients for all sorts of meals. I often keep a batch of hard-boiled eggs in my fridge for a quick snack or for lunches like the ones I’m sharing here.
If you plan to use any of these recipes for a lunch meal prep, I recommend prepping the hard-boiled eggs ahead of time. I have a no-fail method for hard-boiled eggs that are easy to peel that will save you time and the hassle of egg-shells-sticking-to-egg-whites.
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Hard-Boiled Eggs for Lunch
These lunch ideas are some of our favorite way to serve hard-boiled eggs. When I’m not making homemade egg salad with them, I’m usually packing one of these recipes for my kids’ lunches or my own office lunch.
1. Lunchbox Deviled Eggs
Everyone loves these as party food, so why not pack them for an easy lunch? This recipe uses hummus instead of mayonnaise for the creamy center. It’s just as tasty and has fewer calories.
2. Avocado & Egg Toast
If you love avocado toast for breakfast, try adding sliced hard-boiled eggs for an extra boost of protein. It makes a satisfying lunch that’s full of healthy fats and will hold you over for hours.
3. Cobb Salad Wrap
This healthy lunch wrap is jam-packed with all those delicious Cobb salad ingredients like cheese, tomatoes, avocado, and chopped eggs. It’s a must!
If you’re tired of the sandwich rut, wraps are a great way to break that cycle, and I have a ton of delicious and healthy lunch wraps ideas here that you can choose from.
4. High-Protein Lunchbox
This bento-style lunch is a delicious idea that is often overlooked because it’s so easy to make! Fill a lunch container with hard-boiled eggs, rolled deli meat, cheese, fruit, crackers, or any of your favorite snacks. How easy is that?
5. BLT Lettuce Cups with Hard-Boiled Eggs
Bacon, tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs are tossed in a light dressing and served in fresh lettuce cups. It’s a low-carb and satiating meal perfect for office or school lunches.
Plus, if you like these ideas on how to add boiled eggs to your lunch, check out how to use turkey five ways and chicken salad five ways for more great lunch ideas and be sure to pack them with one of these sides for lunch.
What lunch staple would you like to see used multiple ways?
Healthy School Lunch Ideas with Hard-Boiled Eggs
Lunchbox Lettuce Cups
- 3 hard-boiled eggs
- 2 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
- ½ cup halved grape tomatoes
- ½ tablespoon olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 8 large lettuce leaves
- In a medium bowl, combine the hard-boiled eggs, bacon, and tomatoes. Drizzle with olive and season with salt and black pepper, toss to combine.
- Layer one lettuce leaf on top of another to create a “cup”. Fill each lettuce cup with the hard-boiled egg and bacon mixture. Serve immediately or if packing for lunch, divide the lettuce cups between 2 lunch containers.
More Lunches with One Main Ingredient
Did you like these school lunch ideas with hard-boiled eggs? Well, there’s more where this came from, below are more lunch meal preps you can make using one main ingredient.