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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California Chicken Club Ring

The avocado dip is the perfect condiment for this chicken, bacon, and kale ring that presents beautifully, but is a breeze to make. 

7-Layer Tex-Mex Salad

This crunchy, fresh salad is both colorful and satisfying! 

Pasta Primavera With Gremolata

This fresh weeknight meal is on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Quick Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

This pressure cooker alfredo tastes rich, but the cauliflower and Greek yogurt keep it on the healthy side of decadence.

Quick Cooker Corn Chowder

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

Chicken Sausage With Peppers

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

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 Jambalaya

Spicy, one-pot meal that satisfies! Bring a little bit of New Orleans into your kitchen.

Margherita Pizza

This delicious pizza classic will be one that your family asks for again and again!

Quick Veggie Burger

Turn a frozen veggie burger into a delicious lunch in just a few minutes!

Quick Turkey Florentine Sandwich

This easy-to-make sandwich packs in a whole serving of green veggies, and it’s ready to eat in 2 minutes.

Microwave Philly Cheesesteak Wrap

This mouthwatering cheese steak wrap is even better because you can make it in just 2 minutes.

Easy Monte Cristo

This lightened-up Monte Cristo uses bagel thins instead of French toast—but it’s the perfect combo of sweet and savory flavors.

Lunch Hour Chicken Fajita

Love fajitas but don’t have time on your lunch break? This simple recipe lets you make a fajita in minutes thanks to the Breakfast Sandwich Maker.

Grilled Chicken Fajitas

These colorful fajitas are ready quickly—making them a great weeknight option.

Rigatoni Pie

This surprisingly simple recipe yields beautiful results thanks to the Large Round Baker.

Zucchini Noodle Lasagna Bowl

Fresh zucchini and ricotta cheese create a lightened-up version of a family favorite.

Pizza Pasta

It’s so easy to put together a fun and tasty dinner for your kids when they don’t want to have what mom and dad are eating for dinner.

Microwave Mac & Cheese

This easy Mac & Cheese is perfect for nights when the kids don’t want the same dinner as mom and dad.

Caprese Pasta

Whether you need a quick dinner or lunch at the office, this recipe is easy to prepare and seriously satisfying.

Creamy Spinach & Mushroom Penne

You won’t believe this creamy, flavor-packed pasta is made in the microwave!

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