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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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Quick Chicken Fajitas

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In a rush? These quick chicken fajitas come together quickly in the microwave.  

Easy No-Stir Risotto

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Enjoy your risotto 3 different ways - original or with add-ins!

Summertime Spaghetti

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Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

Chicken Parmesan Soup

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

Autumn Risotto with Chicken & Cranberries

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

Creamy Lemon-Pesto Chicken & Linguine

A rich, creamy sauce tops chicken and linguine to create a restaurant-style meal at home.

Pasta Primavera

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Who wouldn't want to eat their veggies when they're tossed with pasta and a delicious cheesy sauce?

Moroccan White Bean Turkey Chili

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Filling and satisfying, a bowlful of this hearty chili will hit the spot on a cool day.

Speedy Shrimp & Sausage Paella

This rendition of the classic Spanish dish achieves delicious, complex flavors with minimal effort.

Chipotle Chili Cornbread Bake

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Two family favorites, chili and cornbread, come together in this microwaveable one-dish meal.

South-Of-The-Border Meat Loaf

Nobody will believe that this delicious meat loaf came out of the microwave! Tortilla chip crumbs and a poblano pepper add moisture.

Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

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

Cheesy Chicken Chilaquiles

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This Mexican classic, a mixture of tortilla chips, cheese, vegetables and meat, gets an update as a layered microwave casserole.

Mexican Chicken “Lasagna”

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A fun twist on lasagna starts with enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to create a quick microwave casserole.

Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco

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Preparing a tomato-garlic sauce from scratch in the microwave will fill your kitchen with the aromas of an upscale Italian restaurant.

Microwave White Chicken Chili

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Three whole heads of garlic may seem like a lot, but “roasting” them in the microwave lends a mild, mellow taste to this chili.

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

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This quick microwave casserole is based on Mexican chilaquiles, which uses broken tortilla chips for added texture.

Twenty-Minute Barbecue Ribs

Our Deep Covered Baker allows you to prepare barbecue ribs in the microwave. Finish by grilling them indoors for great smoky flavor.

Thirty-Minute Chicken

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Our Deep Covered Baker and a flavorful seasoning mixture make this chicken easy and irresistible. This quick microwave method is a real time-saver, perfect for a weeknight meal or when a recipe calls for cooked chicken.

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