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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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Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco

Preparing a tomato-garlic sauce from scratch in the microwave will fill your kitchen with the aromas of an upscale Italian restaurant.

New Orleans-Style Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

Smoked sausage, celery, green bell pepper and onion deliver big flavor in a flash.

Glazed Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry

This light stir-fry is great served over a bed of shredded napa cabbage.

Ham & Cheese Omelet Roll

This brunch specialty combines ham, cheese and green onions rolled into a soufflé-like omelet. 

Tamale Verde Skillet

This quick, colorful dish is sure to be a main attraction!

Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Bottled poppy seed salad dressing gets the flavorful peanut sauce off to a running start for these refreshing wraps.

Spicy Noodle & Edamame Salad

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

Turkey Cranberry Wreath

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey? Create this impressive wreath featuring a warm cranberry-studded turkey filling. 

Southern-Fried Chicken Salad

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

Ultimate Peppercorn Burgers

These bistro-style burgers are designed to be cooked until well-done, yet they are juicy and flavorful. How? A bread “paste” lends incredible moistness.

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.

Pork Tenderloin and Citrus Salad

This colorful salad features a pork tenderloin, which is cut into medallions and seasoned with our Citrus & Basil Rub.

Quick Chicken Primavera Risotto

Caramelized lemon halves add a splash of smoky, mellow lemon flavor to this satisfying main dish.

Satay Chicken Pasta Salad

This delicious and colorful main-dish salad gets its distinct flavor from a simple dressing inspired by Thai peanut sauce.

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!

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