11/02/2011 02:06 pm ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

5 Lunch Ideas With An International Twist

It's lunch time! That means it's time to call up your favorite takeout joint, right? Not so fast: instead of ordering from the Mexican or Chinese restaurant around the corner from your office, why not pack these international recipes instead? From Indian-spiced shrimp to Vietnamese sandwiches, all of them are just as tasty but cheaper and healthier than most takeout menu items.

5 Lunch Ideas With an International Twist