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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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Quick Curried Couscous Skillet

Apricots and goat cheese add panache to this speedy dish.

Stovetop Pan Pizza

Homemade pizza – no oven required! 

Autumn Risotto with Chicken & Cranberries

Here is an easy, delicious and healthy way to make use of leftover chicken or turkey.

Thai Peanut Chicken Stir-Fry Salad

Served over crisp lettuce, this stir-fry is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

Summertime Spaghetti

Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

Sun-Dried Tomato & Sausage Risotto

Flavorful Italian sausage and Arborio rice are simmered in the Deep Dish Baker for a no-fuss risotto the whole family will enjoy.

Zesty Ravioli Skillet

It's amazing that such a fresh and flavorful dish starts with frozen ravioli and only takes about 20 minutes to prepare.

Chicken & Sweet Potato Pad Thai

This gluten-free sweet potato noodle dish curbs your Thai craving without the guilt!

Cool & Crunchy Chicken Tacos

Refreshing jicama and mango pair beautifully with the warm flavor of the cumin sauce, making these tacos true standouts.

Mexican Chicken “Lasagna”

A fun twist on lasagna starts with enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to create a quick microwave casserole.

Spicy Noodle & Edamame Salad

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

California Club Pizza

This unconventional pizza features cool toppings and a fresh burst of lemon over a hot crust, chicken and cheese.

Chicken Enchilada Pizza

Chicken, cheese and taco sauce create a fiesta of flavors in this zesty pizza.

Italian Pot Pie

A family favorite made with an Italian spin, this dish is great for a busy weeknight.

Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

Thick and satisfying, there's nothing like a hearty chowder to warm up the family.

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