30 Minutes or Less

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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Spicy Noodle & Edamame Salad

This cool salad starts with multi-grain noodles and edamame for a delicious meatless main dish.

Spinach Carbonara Pizza

Carbonara, a creamy white sauce flavored with bacon, gives this pizza a deliciously unconventional look and flavor.

Easy No-Stir Risotto

Enjoy your risotto 3 different ways - original or with add-ins!

Bacon, Linguini & Tomato Toss

The ‘L” stands for linguini in this guest-worthy spin on the classic BLT sandwich.

Berry-Pine Nut Chicken Salad

Using cooked chicken and bagged lettuce shaves off a great deal of time for this colorful salad.

Pecan-Crusted Mozzarella Salad

This salad is a play on textures. The coated fresh mozzarella rounds are pan-fried to be crisp on the outside and slightly melted on the inside.

Sicilian Skillet Strata

This no-fuss dinner is started on the stovetop, then finished in the oven in minutes!

Southern-Fried Chicken Salad

Crushed cereal gives the chicken a satisfying flavor and crunch without all the calories!

Thirty-Minute Chicken

Our Deep Covered Baker and a flavorful seasoning mixture make this chicken easy and irresistible. This quick microwave method is a real time-saver, perfect for a weeknight meal or when a recipe calls for cooked chicken.

Chicken Parmesan Soup

Give this soup some crunch with homemade croutons made in the microwave!

Asian Noodle Bowl

Green onions, fresh gingerroot and Chinese cabbage make this aromatic soup similar to those served in authentic Asian noodle shops.

Casbah Chicken & Couscous

This aromatic skillet entrée highlights flavors of Morocco with fresh mango and toasted almonds.

Southern-Fried Chicken Salad

Crushed cereal gives the chicken a satisfying flavor and crunch without all the calories!

Sweet & Sour Pork & Pineapple Stir-Fry

Forget heavy, batter-fried sweet and sour entrées. Fresh pineapple and a tangy homemade sauce make our rendition the clear winner.

Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad

A classic Caprese salad, plus chicken and avocado equals a refreshing and filling summer meal!

Summer Fruit & Spinach Salad

This light, easy and delicious salad is perfect for brunches, bridal showers or a light dinner.

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