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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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Grilled Cheese & Tomato Skillet

This skillet will put an end to the question of what to eat first — the grilled cheese or the tomato soup?

Ham & Cheese Calzone

Rather than spending time assembling individual sandwiches, try this quick twist on hot ham and cheese.

Warm Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad

Served warm, this main dish salad gets its fresh flavor from our Lemon Pepper Rub.

Southern-Fried Chicken Salad

Crushed cereal gives the chicken a satisfying flavor and crunch without all the calories!

Hawaiian Luau Pizza

The sweet and smoky flavors in this pizza are sure to make it a favorite.

Deluxe Cheeseburger Salad

This unexpected spin on the classic burger will delight even the pickiest eaters at the table.

Autumn Risotto with Chicken & Cranberries

Here is an easy, delicious and healthy way to make use of leftover chicken or turkey.

Harvest Pasta Skillet

Pumpkin adds appealing color and texture to this vegetarian dish.

Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

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

Bacon, Linguini & Tomato Toss

The ‘L” stands for linguini in this guest-worthy spin on the classic BLT sandwich.

Ham & Cheese Brunch Squares

Brunch guests on their way? No problem! This colorful dish comes together in no time and serves a crowd.

California Club Pizza

This unconventional pizza features cool toppings and a fresh burst of lemon over a hot crust, chicken and cheese.

Chicken Parmesan Soup

Give this soup some crunch with homemade croutons made in the microwave!

Easy Pasta Carbonara

Keep the bacon and cheese (but lose the guilt!) with a healthy twist on this creamy dish!

Summertime Spaghetti

Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

New Orleans-Style Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

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

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