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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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Pressure Cooker Butter Chicken

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Butter Chicken is a curry of chicken that was developed in the 1950’s by the founder of a restaurant in Delhi, India. It’s known for its spiced tomato, butter and cream sauce. Best served with basmati rice and or naan!

Rigatoni With Roasted Tomato Vodka Sauce

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The charred vegetables gives this sauce a slightly smokey flavor with more depth than a typical vodka sauce.

One-Pot Chicken & Gnocchi

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Even the pickiest eaters will love the soft-pillowy gnocchi and juicy chicken thighs.

Burrito Cups

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Bring everyone to the table with easy to customize burrito cups.

Grilled Steaks & Asparagus With Rosemary Garlic Butter

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Wow your family and guests with charred asparagus, juicy steak, and a dash of rosemary garlic butter.

BBQ Chicken & Cornbread Waffles

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Crispy cornbread waffles, barbecue chicken, and melted cheese with crunchy onions and pickles make every bite of this sandwich an adventure.

Greek Zucchini Fritters

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We’re big fans of these tasty, vegetarian fritters. Feta and onion are a winning combo that pairs beautifully with a fresh, bright yogurt sauce.

Chicken Vegetable Soup

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This summer refresh of a classic chicken soup is loaded with fresh vegetables and flavors that can come right from the garden.

Black Bean Burgers

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Get your veggies in with this simple black bean veggie burger made with simple-to-find ingredients.  

Hibachi Shrimp & Vegetables

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This recipe brings the flavors of a Japanese steakhouse experience to your home.

Creamy Chicken and Asparagus

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For Sunday-dinner vibes in less than 30 minutes, this rich, brothy meal starts on the stovetop and finishes cooking in the microwave.

Orecchiette With Brussels Sprouts & Broccoli

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Garlic, Parmesan, parsley, and lemon make this pasta delicious, and its fresh, green veggies call to mind all the beauty of spring.

Pizza Grilled Cheese

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It’s grilled cheese. It’s pizza flavors. It’s a match made in heaven.

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza

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This recipe transforms spinach dip into a melty, crispy pizza. It makes eight servings, so it’s perfect for family night or sharing with friends.

Kentucky Hot Browns

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Using your holiday turkey leftovers is a great way to make a new dish! A Hot Brown sandwich is an American hot sandwich originally created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky in 1926.

Cauliflower Potato Soup

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This creamy, simple, and hearty soup will warm you up and keep you coming back for more! If you skip the bacon, it’s vegetarian.

Chicken Satay

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This easy, family-friendly dinner is packed with flavor, especially when served with the sweet-and-tangy peanut sauce. Also great as an appetizer.

Pressure Cooker Shrimp & Grits

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When made in a pressure cooker, this classic Southern dish is easy enough for a busy weeknight meal—with an added bonus of fewer pots and pans to clean.

Potato Tacos

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These vegetarian tacos are filled with cheesy mashed potatoes, cooked in an air fryer for the perfect crispiness, then topped with a cool, chili lime crema.

Chicken & Kale Braid

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We’ve added a little twist to one our popular braids with the addition of kale. Just as cheesy, just as delicious, just as impressive.

Baked Orzo

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This simple, vegan one-pot pasta dish brims with cozy Mediterranean flavors and can feed a crowd. It’s wonderful as a main or side dish.

White Pizza

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Our white pizza is anything but boring. We’ve added a bit of sun-dried tomatoes for an extra flavor boost. Baking on a stone ensures a crispy, delicious crust.

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

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This recipe combines the flavors of the classic Caprese salad of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and balsamic vinegar with fried chicken and tortellini pasta.

Pressure Cooker Thai Coconut Soup

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Ginger and lime juice add just the right amount of tanginess to our pressure cooker version of tom kha gai which is a traditional Thai coconut chicken soup.

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