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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Southwestern Salad

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 This classic salad will be your next go-to for a party or get-together!

Turkey Taco Ring

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This classic Pampered Chef recipe is a family favorite.

Four-Cheese Mac & Cheese

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The blend of four cheeses is what gives this crowd-pleaser a special flavor. It’s lower in fat due to the availability of today’s lighter cheeses... plus a few other ingredient adjustments.

Quick Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Rice Bowls

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Using a pressure cooker to make these rice bowls means that your meal comes together with only a little hands-on time, but still delivers fantastic Mediterranean flavor.

Broccoli Crust Pizza

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This green pizza has a broccoli and almond flour crust that's topped with fresh mozzarella, avocado, red onion, and arugula. Lemon juice keeps the flavors bright.

Quick Cooker Corn Chowder

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This easy corn chowder comes together quickly in your pressure cooker.

General Tso Chicken Stir-Fry

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This gluten-free, one-pot wonder brings both great flavor and color to your weeknight table.

Quick Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This classic chicken tortilla soup is so quick, you can make it on a weekday—but it will taste like it was cooking all day.

Quick Cooker Carnitas

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This carnitas recipe comes together quickly in an electric pressure cooker which makes it a great weeknight dinner option.

Quick Cooker Red Lentil & Spinach Soup

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Thanks to an electric pressure cooker, this delicious soup comes together quickly.

Pineapple Grilled Salmon

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Using pineapple peel as grilling planks imparts a wonderful flavor to the salmon and keeps it from sticking to the grill.

Caribbean Chicken Rice Bowls

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This recipe is all about customization. Switch out the rub for a different flavor, or try a vegetable like zucchini or chickpeas instead of kidney beans.

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!

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