Main Dishes

Host dinner parties, celebrate the holidays, or simply bring the family together for a home-cooked meal. Pampered Chef's main dish recipes offer easy dinner recipes and healthy meal inspiration for American food, Asian food, Italian food, and other cuisines from around the world. Browse vegetarian recipes, gluten-free recipes, pasta dishes, casserole dishes, and more now.


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Southwestern Salad

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 This classic salad will be your next go-to for a party or get-together!

Low-Carb Bubble Waffle Pizza

This mozzarella-crust pizza recipe was created and submitted to us by Senior Consultant Jennifer S. to celebrate the launch of our Waffle Puff Pan. Thanks, Jennifer!

Turkey Taco Ring

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This classic Pampered Chef recipe is a family favorite.

Four-Cheese Mac & Cheese

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The blend of four cheeses is what gives this crowd-pleaser a special flavor. It’s lower in fat due to the availability of today’s lighter cheeses... plus a few other ingredient adjustments.

Cheddar & Chive Bubble Waffle BLT

This fun spin on a classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich uses a savory bubble waffle instead of bread.

Cuban Sandwich

This recipe is a fresh take on a classic Cuban sandwich. Grilling the citrus for the marinade adds deep, caramelized flavor that makes the pork taste like it was cooked over an open flame.

Quick Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Rice Bowls

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Using a pressure cooker to make these rice bowls means that your meal comes together with only a little hands-on time, but still delivers fantastic Mediterranean flavor.

Broccoli Crust Pizza

This green pizza has a broccoli and almond flour crust that's topped with fresh mozzarella, avocado, red onion, and arugula. Lemon juice keeps the flavors bright.

Quinoa Fried Rice With Shrimp

Bump up your protein with this version of fried rice that swaps out rice for quinoa. If shrimp isn't to your taste you can use chicken.  

California Chicken Club Ring

The avocado dip is the perfect condiment for this chicken, bacon, and kale ring that presents beautifully, but is a breeze to make. 

7-Layer Tex-Mex Salad

This crunchy, fresh salad is both colorful and satisfying! 

Pasta Primavera With Gremolata

This fresh weeknight meal is on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Quick Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

This pressure cooker alfredo tastes rich, but the cauliflower and Greek yogurt keep it on the healthy side of decadence.

Quick Cooker Corn Chowder

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This easy corn chowder comes together quickly in your pressure cooker.

Chicken Sausage With Peppers

This basic recipe is easy and delicious, but the best part is how versatile it is: Serve it over rice or pasta, put it in buns, or just eat it plain!

General Tso Chicken Stir-Fry

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This gluten-free, one-pot wonder brings both great flavor and color to your weeknight table.

Quick Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

This hearty, comforting chicken soup is just like mom made—but it’s done in record time thanks to the Quick Cooker.

Quick Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This classic chicken tortilla soup is so quick, you can make it on a weekday—but it will taste like it was cooking all day.

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