Main Dishes

Pampered Chef's breakfast and brunch recipes include food and drink recipes that are perfect for any morning occasion. Browse breakfast burrito recipes, cinnamon rolls, frittata recipes, or homemade banana bread recipes, and wow someone with a home cooked breakfast tomorrow!


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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.

Butternut Squash Pasta With Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

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

Greek Potato & Green Bean Salad

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This main dish salad can be made with or without meat and comes together quickly using ingredients that you probably stock in your pantry.

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

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Weeknight comfort food that's ready in 30 minutes and made using ingredients you probably stock in your pantry.

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

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Golden raisins add just the right amount of sweetness and depth to this speedy weeknight dinner that's made using ingredients you probably have in your pantry.

Quick Cooker Carnitas

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

Adobo Chicken Sandwich

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This sandwich is a great example of balancing flavors: sweet, salty, sour, savory (umami), and bitter. There’s sweetness from the brown sugar, saltiness from the soy sauce, sourness from the vinegar, savory from the chicken and soy sauce, and bitterness from the arugula.

Pasta Romano With Bacon & Broccoli

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This one-pot meal is comfort food that comes together quickly enough for a weeknight meal. 

Grilled Peach Salad

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The dressing in this recipe uses browned butter, and while it sounds fancy, it's really easy to make. It’s a simple shortcut that deepens the flavor of sweet and savory foods. 

Toasted Orzo Skillet With Shrimp

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Toasting the orzo develops an unexpected nutty flavor and golden color. Searing the shrimp is such an easy and fast way to get great flavor, color and texture. These two techniques step up this simple weeknight meal.

Chicken Verde Soup

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Poaching the chicken in this recipe—or starting the chicken in cold water and bringing the temperature up together—gives you tender, juicy pieces in the finished soup.

Orange-Ginger Tofu Stir-Fry

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Haven’t tried tofu? Try this recipe. This versatile vegan staple is like a blank canvas that absorbs the flavor of other ingredients. Draining the tofu and coating it in cornstarch helps develop a delicious crust when you sear it.

Barbecue Chicken Chopped Salad

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This salad is both beautiful and hearty enough to leave you satisfied

Roasted Chicken & Asparagus With Pan Sauce

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The pan sauce in this recipe brings an additional layer of flavor to the dish without overwhelming the lighter flavors of the chicken, asparagus, and mushrooms.

White Bean, Kale & Sausage Stew

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This stew is hearty and healthy. Perfect for chilly evenings when you want something satisfying, but don't have time (or energy!) to spare.   

Quick Korean BBQ

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A quick entree with subtle favors everyone will enjoy.

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.

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