Main Dishes

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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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.

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.

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.

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

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This recipe combines the flavors of the classic Caprese salad of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and balsamic vinegar with fried chicken and tortellini pasta.

Quick Cooker Thai Coconut Soup

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Ginger and lime juice add just the right amount of tanginess to our pressure cooker version of tom kha gai which is a traditional Thai coconut chicken soup.

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

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This is mac & cheese with hotdogs and peas for grownups. Hotdogs are upgraded to andouille sausages and Parmesan cheese makes an entrance. The peas stay.

Chili Lime Pork

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This one-pot meal is all about big flavors. The pork is seasoned with a Latin-inspired rub that brings bright lime flavor and deep chili spice.

Farfalle With Green Sauce

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The hidden veggies in this cream sauce make this a comfort food recipe that you can feel extra comfortable about serving to your family.

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!

Kale Pesto Turkey Burgers

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Who says turkey burgers and kale can't be a little bit decadent? Not us! This burger is full of flavor and definitely able to stand up to any burger craving.

Chicken Paprikash

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Our one-pot version has been lightened up a bit from the classic dish but keeps the creamy rich flavor of the original and is ready in under 30 minutes.

Moo Shu Pork Wraps

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Full of fresh and delicious flavors, this recipe is packed with veggies and protein and uses time-saving broccoli slaw for a nice, healthy crunch.

Quick Cooker One-Pot Oktoberfest

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With a pressure cooker, you can sear the bratwurst and steam the vegetables quickly in one pot. Get the taste of Bavaria on the table in under 30 minutes.

Hidden Veggie Marinara Pasta

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Fresh veggies are added to this family favorite by pureeing them into a smooth sauce. The result is so delicious, no one will know they’re eating veggies.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup With Cheddar Biscuits

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Comfort in a bowl. This creamy soup is loaded with fresh veggies, easy to make, and ready in about 30 minutes. The 3-ingredient biscuits are a perfect match.

Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

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This fresh dip tastes delicious with graham crackers, pound cake, or even fresh fruit.

Low-Carb Bubble Waffle Pizza

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This mozzarella-crust pizza recipe was created and submitted to us by Senior Consultant Jennifer S. to celebrate the launch of our Waffle Puff Pan. Thanks, Jennifer!

Quick Cooker Egg Cups

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Using a pressure cooker, you can make breakfast for the whole week in less than 30 minutes.

Quick Cooker Berry Cobbler Cakes

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Make sweet, individual desserts with strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries in about 30 minutes.

Quick Cooker Key Lime Cups

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Make six individual servings of key lime pie in 20 minutes!

Cheddar & Chive Bubble Waffle BLT

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This fun spin on a classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich uses a savory bubble waffle instead of bread.

Dessert Tacos

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These hand pies are easy to make and delicious. Make them with any of your favorite pie fillings!

Quick Cooker Red Potato Salad

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This classic potato salad recipe will be your go-to for barbecues, potlucks, and picnics.

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