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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Kansas City BBQ Ribs

These ribs are baked in the oven until they’re tender, then finished on the grill for added flavor.

Carolina Barbecue Salmon

Tangy lemon brightens up the mustardy flavor of our South Carolina-Style Barbecue Rub and the savory flavor of salmon.

Creamy Chicken and Asparagus

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For Sunday-dinner vibes in less than 30 minutes, this rich, brothy meal starts on the stovetop and finishes cooking in the microwave.

Yellow Squash Soup

Here’s a beautiful, creamy summer squash soup perfect for the moment you realize you might have over-planted your garden.

Grilled Steaks & Asparagus With Rosemary Garlic Butter

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Wow your family and guests with charred asparagus, juicy steak, and a dash of rosemary garlic butter.

BBQ Chicken & Cornbread Waffles

Crispy cornbread waffles, barbecue chicken, and melted cheese with crunchy onions and pickles make every bite of this sandwich an adventure.

French Onion Sliders

The classic savory flavor of French onion soup is just as tasty in a sandwich.

Greek Zucchini Fritters

We’re big fans of these tasty, vegetarian fritters. Feta and onion are a winning combo that pairs beautifully with a fresh, bright yogurt sauce.

Mushroom & Ricotta Sandwiches

Asiago cheese? Grilled mushrooms and onions? Italian bread? We’re in love. This beautiful, open-faced sandwich tastes as great as it looks.

Hibachi Shrimp & Vegetables

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This recipe brings the flavors of a Japanese steakhouse experience to your home.

Orecchiette With Brussels Sprouts & Broccoli

Garlic, Parmesan, parsley, and lemon make this pasta delicious, and its fresh, green veggies call to mind all the beauty of spring.  

Deep-Dish Stuffed Focaccia

This recipes has all the flavors of your favorite pizza wrapped up in warm, yeasty bread—delicious!

Black Bean Burgers

Get your veggies in with this simple black bean veggie burger made with simple-to-find ingredients.  

Chicken Vegetable Soup

This summer refresh of a classic chicken soup is loaded with fresh vegetables and flavors that can come right from the garden.

Super Veggie Marinara Sauce

This quick and flavorful sauce with hidden vegetables is great over pasta or as a dipping sauce.

Hidden Veggie Beef Burgers

Each of these juicy, flavorful burgers contains some hidden vegetables. They'll be your new go-to family meal!

Pizza Grilled Cheese

It’s grilled cheese. It’s pizza flavors. It’s a match made in heaven.

Air Fryer Pork Kebabs

Pork paired with mangos and red peppers creates a vibrant, flavorful meal that feels like a mini tropical escape with each bite.

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza

This recipe transforms spinach dip into a melty, crispy pizza. It makes eight servings, so it’s perfect for family night or sharing with friends.

Ratatouille

Hearty vegetables, like tasty red tomatoes and fresh eggplant and zucchini, create rich flavors in this showstopper dish.

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a chilled Middle Eastern dish made of bulghur wheat flavored with fresh parsley, mint and lemon juice. It is naturally high in fiber and has a bright, fresh flavor.

New York-Style Pizza

Crust, sauce, cheese...this is your essential New-York-style pizza recipe. Embellish if you must, or just enjoy this classic recipe from our friend Miriam Weiskind from the thezareport.

Rosemary Pork Roast with Vegetables

This one-pan meal is so easy and delicious, it will be a go-to for weeknight meals.

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