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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New Orleans-Style Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

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

Microwave White Chicken Chili

Three whole heads of garlic may seem like a lot, but “roasting” them in the microwave lends a mild, mellow taste to this chili.

Mexican Chicken Napoleons

Chicken and black beans are layered between crunchy tortillas and topped with fresh fruit salsa for a healthy and stylish double-decker tostada.

Mexican Chicken “Lasagna”

A fun twist on lasagna starts with enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to create a quick microwave casserole.

Mediterranean Hummus Pizza

Hummus spread and flavorful vegetables top a thin pizza crust for a satisfying meatless main dish.

Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

Thick and satisfying, there's nothing like a hearty chowder to warm up the family.

Lemony Moroccan Chicken Pitas

Quick-preserved lemon is prepared in the microwave for authentic flavor in a flash.

Lemon Greek Chicken

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.

Juiciest Roast Chicken

Our new Deep Covered Baker and flavorful seasoning mixture make roast chicken irresistibly moist.

Jerk Chicken Salad

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

Italian Sausage Side-by-Side Calzones

With a clever technique to fill and make two calzones at the same time, preparing this main-dish meal will be almost as much fun as eating it!

Italian Pot Pie

A family favorite made with an Italian spin, this dish is great for a busy weeknight.

Homemade Gnocchi

Gnocchi (pronounced NYOH-kee) are miniature Italian potato dumplings that are served like pasta. The Pampered Chef® makes them amazingly easy!

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