Pantry Staples

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 Cooker White Chicken Chili

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Filled with chicken, beans, and tons of flavor, this chili is hearty without being heavy, and is ready in under 30 minutes. It’ll surely become your go-to chili!

Quick Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

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This hearty, comforting chicken soup is just like mom made—but it’s done in record time thanks to the Quick Cooker.

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 Chicken Parmesan Pasta

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Make Italian night any night of the week with this easy recipe thanks to the Quick Cooker.

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 Red Lentil & Spinach Soup

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

Toasted Orzo Skillet With Shrimp

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Toasting the orzo develops an unexpected nutty flavor and golden color. Searing the shrimp is such an easy and fast way to get great flavor, color and texture. These two techniques step up this simple weeknight meal.

Chicken Pot Pie Chowder

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There’s no food more comforting than chicken pot pie. We swapped the pie crust for biscuits, and the whole dinner is made in one pot in less than 30 minutes.

Slow Cooker Minestrone

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This easy, vegetarian soup is loaded with beans, vegetables, and pasta, making it a great light lunch or dinner.

Mexican Sweet Potato "Rice"

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Our take on sweet potato “rice” involves spiralizing the sweet potatoes on the thin spaghetti blade, and then chopping them into small pieces the size of rice! What a healthy alternative to normal rice!

Bruschetta Pasta

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This easy, weeknight dinner is fresh, light, filled with flavor, comes together in less than 30 minutes, and is made in one pot. Also great as a side dish.

Easy No-Stir Risotto

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

Cheesy Shells & Italian Sausage

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This is a family favorite for many reasons, but mostly because it’s full of flavor, easy to make, filling, and is prepared in one pot in less than 30 minutes.

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.

The Easiest Kid-Pleasin' Lasagna Ever

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Need we say more? Oh, by the way - you don't have to cook the lasagna noodles ahead of time. How do you like that for ease? 

Zesty Ravioli Skillet

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This updated, easy ravioli recipe only takes 20 minutes and one pan to make.

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