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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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Bacon, Linguini & Tomato Toss

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

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!

Chicken Parmesan Soup

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

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.

Greek Chicken Pot Pies

Our lemony version of a classic comfort food is prepared in a surprisingly short amount of time.

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.

Mexican Chicken Napoleons

Chicken and black beans are layered between crunchy tortillas and topped with fresh fruit salsa for a healthy and stylish double-decker tostada.

Warm Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad

Served warm, this main dish salad gets its fresh flavor from our Lemon Pepper Rub.

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