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How to Make a Week’s Worth of Lunches in One Grocery Trip

Updated September 5, 2017
Your grocery list: simplified. Just add a few more ingredients to these pantry staples and you’ve got lunch!

Whether you eat at a desk, in the car or standing up, it’s no secret that lunchtime is often overlooked due to busy schedules, meetings, pick-ups and drop-offs. It becomes even less of a priority if you’re not looking forward to eating what you made for lunch. We’re about to change all of that. We planned your lunch for the week because we know your life is crazy. Here’s one list for one grocery store trip for five lunches.

What You’ll Need to Shop For

  • Two 10-ounce packages frozen broccoli in cheese-flavored sauce
  • Two cans Progresso™ Traditional chicken noodle soup 
  • One pound of ground beef 
  • One 12-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli 
  • One box or bag of white rice 
  • One bottle thick teriyaki marinade and sauce 
  • One 8-ounce bag of shredded Cheddar cheese 
  • One can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust 
  • One 18-ounce container of refrigerated original barbecue sauce with shredded chicken 
  • Two 18.6-ounce cans Progresso™ Rich & Hearty chicken pot pie style soup 
  • One can Pillsbury™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits 
  • One 16-ounce box of medium pasta shells 
  • One 12-ounce package of frozen sweet peas 
  • One jar of basil pesto 
  • Extra-virgin olive oil

Why not get started on tomorrow’s breakfast, too?