30 Minutes or Less

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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Zucchini Noodle Lasagna Bowl

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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

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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

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

Tuna Noodle Pasta Bowl

This quick version of classic tuna noodle casserole will be your new go-to for easy lunches and dinners!

Minestrone Pasta Bowl

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Inspired by classic Italian minestrone, this all-in-one meal is perfect for lunch on the go or a simple dinner for one.

Thai Noodle Bowl

This Thai-style pasta bowl has a creamy peanut sauce, fresh bright veggies, and it comes together in minutes!

Quick Cooker Salsa Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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This dish is perfect for busy weeknights, plus you can choose your favorite toppings!

Quick Cooker Citrus-Herb Salmon & Green Beans

The orange and thyme mixture pairs well with the salmon and side of green beans—making it a healthy, tasty meal for your family.

Quick Cooker Beef Stew With Parmesan Polenta

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You can’t beat the flavors of the tender beef paired with the creamy polenta and other stew ingredients!

Quick Cooker Homemade Chili

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There’s no need to plan ahead for this recipe—you can cook dried beans (without soaking!) in the same time it takes to cook your beef.

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.

Chicken Sausage & Spinach Ravioli

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This one-pot meal comes together in 30 minutes which makes it perfect for when you're short on time, but unwilling to compromise on flavor.

Beef & Mushroom Sliders

The mushrooms in this recipe aren't just for flavor—they replace half the ground beef. The flavor of the mushrooms complements the beef, so you end up with a seriously satisfying slider.

One-Pot Chicken Parmesan & Zucchini Noodles

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This delicious one-pot meal contains only 5 ingredients and comes together in just 20 minutes!

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 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 option.

Quick Cooker Red Lentil & Spinach Soup

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Thanks to an electric pressure cooker, this delicious soup comes together quickly.

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