Main Dishes

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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Root Beer Ribs

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Who knew that ribs could be this easy! Just add your favorite barbecue seasoning, root beer, and barbecue sauce, and your dinner is done.

Nashville Hot Chicken Hoagies

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Using pickle juice is a classic trick when making Southern fried chicken, but it works great as a marinade for steak and pork too.

Chicken & Broccoli Braid

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This impressive braid is filled with chicken, crisp vegetables, and cheese.

Mexican Quinoa Bowl

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This healthy, gluten-free and vegan recipe is a one pot wonder that comes together in a snap!

Chicken & Sweet Potato Pad Thai

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

Bruschetta & Zucchini Pasta

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 Zucchini noodles and regular noodles combine for a lightened up Italian dinner. 

Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad

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

Shrimp Tacos with Jalapeño Slaw and Pickled Onions

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These tacos come together so quick and easy, you'll even have time to make a margarita! 

Vegetable Minestrone Soup

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Chock-full of colorful vegetables, this easy and delicious homemade soup will satisfy everyone. 

Turkey Cranberry Wreath

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

Summertime Spaghetti

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Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

Lemon Greek Chicken

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This hearty one-dish meal tastes like it's straight from the Mediterranean. Pass a loaf of warm, crusty bread, and there will be no end to the compliments you'll receive.

Jerk Chicken Salad

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This colorful salad is served on romaine lettuce leaves for a playful presentation.

Ham & Cheese Brunch Squares

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Drop-in brunch guests on their way? No problem! This colorful dish comes together in no time and serves a crowd.

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

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This quick microwave casserole is based on Mexican chilaquiles, which uses broken tortilla chips for added texture.

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