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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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.

Chicken Sausage With Peppers

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This basic recipe is easy and delicious, but the best part is how versatile it is: Serve it over rice or pasta, put it in buns, or just eat it plain!

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 Noodle Soup

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This hearty, comforting chicken soup is just like mom made—but it’s done in record time thanks to the Quick Cooker.

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 Pot Roast With Mashed Potatoes

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Thanks to the Quick Cooker, you can make a meal that’s usually reserved for Sundays any day of the week.

Quick Cooker Barbecue Root Beer Ribs

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This recipe comes together in a fraction of the time it takes to make traditional ribs, but they’re every bit as tender and delicious.

Quick Cooker Chicken Parmesan Pasta

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Make Italian night any night of the week with this easy recipe thanks to the Quick Cooker.

Butternut Squash Pasta With Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

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This colorful main dish comes together quickly and calls for only 5 ingredients!

Quick Cooker Cheddar Broccoli Risotto With Chicken

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Using an electric pressure cooker means that you can make a delicious, creamy risotto even on weeknights when you don't have a lot of time to make dinner.

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.

Grilled Spinach, Basil & Honey Pizza

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This white pizza is ready faster than a pizza you ordered could be delivered!

Egg Roll in a Bowl

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This fast, healthy version of an egg roll (in a bowl!) has serious potential to become your next weeknight favorite.

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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Year after year, this is the most-searched-for recipe on our site! This impressive braid is filled with chicken, crisp vegetables, and cheese.

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