Desserts

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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Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

You can have your mac and cheese and get some healthy nutrients at the same time. This recipe has all the great flavors and colors of mac & cheese plus a boost of nutrients from pumpkin!

Chicago Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

In the mood for authentic Chicago-style pizza but don't want to leave home? Fire up your oven and try this amazing pizza from @Sherriesavorsthecity.

Canadian Hawaiian Pizza

Hawaiian pizza originated in Canada back in 1962, when a pizza shop owner decided to add some pineapple to his pizzas. Folks can argue online all they want about whether or not pineapple belongs on pizza. We say it does and we'll prove it with this fantastic Hawaiian pizza recipe sent to us by our friend Jennifer at Seasons & Suppers. #TeamPineapple

California-Style Wild Mushroom Pizza

When making a Californian pizza at home, the key is to just have fun and get creative with some fresh produce and local ingredients that you can find at a farmer's market or your local grocery stores. This California-style pizza was sent to us by our friend @Brandiego.

Detroit-Style Pizza Recipe With Pickled Tomato Sauce

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Make a zesty pickled tomato sauce and homemade pizza dough in this delicious, modern twist on a Detroit-style pizza. For a traditional version that's weeknight-quick, check out our Detroit-Style Pizza made in a cast-iron skillet.  This great recipe was developed and sent to us by Lori at Foxes Love Lemons.

Thanksgiving Leftover Wreath

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Use your Thanksgiving leftovers to create the perfect festive food wreath. The more leftovers you have the more croquettes you can make! This reinvention of our Turkey Cranberry Wreath was sent to us by our friend Meg at the More Momma Blog.

Fall Hummus Pizza

Try a healthier twist to traditional cheese pizza with this hummus pizza! Topped with roasted rosemary, butternut squash, crunchy apples, and thinly sliced radishes, it's a delicious vegetarian spin for fall. This fresh, fall reinvention of our Cool Veggie Pizza was sent to us by our friend Gina at Running to the Kitchen.

Pizza Pasta

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The kids will absolutely love how this pasta dish tastes like pepperoni pizza and you’ll love how easy it comes together in just one pot!

Dutch Oven Chicken

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Cooking a whole roasted chicken in an enameled cast iron Dutch oven is a simple way to get dinner done for family or friends. The process is sped up by preheating the Dutch oven before the potatoes and chicken go in.

Homemade Pizza Dough

Meet your go-to pizza dough. It’s tender, crispy, and perfect for our White Pizza recipe. You’ll want to make a double batch so you're ready for your next pizza night.

Vegetarian Lasagna

This easy recipe for homemade lasagna doesn’t require you to boil your lasagna noodles ahead of time, or to buy specialty precooked noodles.

Mushroom Stew

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When looking for an easy stew that’s hearty and vegetarian, this is it. It’s cooked in one pot, full of flavor, and tastes great with crusty bread.

Kentucky Hot Browns

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.

Baked Ziti With Sausage

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This classic one-pot dinner starts on the stove and finishes in the oven for gooey cheese perfection. Warm, comforting, and kid-approved.

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.

Quick 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.

Braised Chicken

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This flavorful one-pot meal tastes like it’s been cooking all day, but only takes about 40 minutes on the stovetop. Serve with rice, pasta, or mashed potatoes.

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.

Carrot Ginger Soup

This vegetarian soup is creamy and packed with warm flavors. Topping with crunchy croutons and spiced yogurt takes it to the next level of delish.

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.

Detroit-Style Pizza

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Detroit-style pizza is one of a kind, with its thick focaccia-like crust, caramelized cheese, and dollops of tomato sauce.

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