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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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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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

White Bean, Kale & Sausage Stew

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This stew is hearty and healthy. Perfect for chilly evenings when you want something satisfying, but don't have time (or energy!) to spare.   

Cauliflower Potato Soup

This creamy, simple, and hearty soup will warm you up and keep you coming back for more! If you skip the bacon, it’s vegetarian.

Chicken & Kale Braid

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We’ve added a little twist to one our popular braids with the addition of kale. Just as cheesy, just as delicious, just as impressive.

Baked Orzo

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This simple, vegan one-pot pasta dish brims with cozy Mediterranean flavors and can feed a crowd. It’s wonderful as a main or side dish.

Potato Tacos

These vegetarian tacos are filled with cheesy mashed potatoes, cooked in an air fryer for the perfect crispiness, then topped with a cool, chili lime crema.

Quick Cooker Shrimp & Grits

When made in a pressure cooker, this classic Southern dish is easy enough for a busy weeknight meal—with an added bonus of fewer pots and pans to clean.

Kentucky Hot Browns

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Using your holiday turkey leftovers is a great way to make a new dish! A Hot Brown sandwich is an American hot sandwich originally created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky in 1926.

Chicken Satay

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This easy, family-friendly dinner is packed with flavor, especially when served with the sweet-and-tangy peanut sauce. Also great as an appetizer.

White Pizza

Our white pizza is anything but boring. We’ve added a bit of sun-dried tomatoes for an extra flavor boost. Baking on a stone ensures a crispy, delicious crust.

Chili Lime Pork

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This one-pot meal is all about big flavors. The pork is seasoned with a Latin-inspired rub that brings bright lime flavor and deep chili spice.

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

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This is mac & cheese with hotdogs and peas for grownups. Hotdogs are upgraded to andouille sausages and Parmesan cheese makes an entrance. The peas stay.

Quick Cooker Thai Coconut Soup

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Ginger and lime juice add just the right amount of tanginess to our pressure cooker version of tom kha gai which is a traditional Thai coconut chicken soup.

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

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This recipe combines the flavors of the classic Caprese salad of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and balsamic vinegar with fried chicken and tortellini pasta.

Fried Chicken Salad

This salad is the perfect combination of fresh, bright flavors and comforting crunch. It combines sweet grapes, creamy honey mustard dressing, with crispy air-fried chicken.

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