Serious Eats: Talk
Your thoughts on lunches for a group
For New Year's I'm going on a trip with a big group (14 people) and I offered to plan the food. I have the menu mostly planned out but I'm having trouble with lunches since I normally eat leftovers for lunch and I don't like the typical food (sandwiches) that much. I am just not creative with this meal. Two lunches can be cooked at the place, and the last lunch has to be packed for driving home. Any grand ideas for these? I'm going to assign a team of two to each meal so they can do prep work more easily. We also have two vegetarians so meat has to be on the side or we just have to go veggie.
Here's the rest of the menu to give you an idea of what we're already eating:
Thursday dinner: Veg chili
Fri breakfast: Scrambled eggs with toast/english muffins
Fri lunch: ??
Fri dinner: Spaghetti and meatballs (meatballs on the side), salad
Sat breakfast: Baked oatmeal w/ scrambled eggs and yogurt
Sat lunch: ??
Sat dinner: Red lentil coconut curry w/ rice
Sun breakfast: Oatmeal w/ fruit
Sun lunch/dinner: ?? packed for driving
Thanks for your feedback!