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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White Chocolate Sauce

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Use this sauce for dipping brownies, pretzels, and fruit. Great for a decorative swirl on your coffee or hot cocoa, or on pancakes, too. 

Two-Bite Brownies

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Three ingredients are all you need for these indulgent two-bite brownies. Dip them in White Chocolate Sauce for an especially delicious treat.

Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

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The salty sweetness of this coconut shrimp pairs perfectly with a spicy (you can make it as spicy as you'd like it to be—or not to be) apricot chili sauce.

Flank Steak Tacos

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Cooking marinated steak on a baking rack and veggies below on a sheet pan at the same time adds great flavor to the veggies and saves time.

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.

Cauliflower Shepherd's Pie

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Instead of mashed potatoes, this lower-carb version is topped with cauliflower puree. Perfect when you’re in the mood for a meaty, comfort-food classic.

Quick Cooker Smashed Brussels Sprouts

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Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, all topped with cheese! This easy side will become your new favorite veggie. Also great as a warm appetizer.

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.

Strawberry Blondies

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Fresh strawberries and just a little bit of white chocolate make these blondies the perfect sweet treat.

Strawberry Nutella® Bubble Waffle

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Strawberries and waffles topped with whipped cream and drizzled with chocolate? Yes, please! 

Cuban Sandwich

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This recipe is a fresh take on a classic Cuban sandwich. Grilling the citrus for the marinade adds deep, caramelized flavor that makes the pork taste like it was cooked over an open flame.

Broccoli Crust Pizza

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This green pizza has a broccoli and almond flour crust that's topped with fresh mozzarella, avocado, red onion, and arugula. Lemon juice keeps the flavors bright. 

Quinoa Fried Rice With Shrimp

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Bump up your protein with this version of fried rice that swaps out rice for quinoa. If shrimp isn't to your taste you can use chicken. 

California Chicken Club Ring

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The avocado dip is the perfect condiment for this chicken, bacon, and kale ring that presents beautifully, but is a breeze to make.

Pasta Primavera With Gremolata

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This fresh weeknight meal is on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken Sausage With Peppers

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This basic recipe is easy and delicious, but the best part is how versatile it is: Serve it over rice or pasta, put it in buns, or just eat it plain!

Quick Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

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This pressure cooker alfredo tastes rich, but the cauliflower and Greek yogurt keep it on the healthy side of decadence.

Quick Cooker Corn Chowder

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This easy corn chowder comes together quickly in your pressure cooker.

General Tso Chicken Stir-Fry

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This gluten-free, one-pot wonder brings both great flavor and color to your weeknight table.

Butternut Squash Pasta With Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

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This colorful main dish comes together quickly and calls for only 5 ingredients!

Chicken Sausage & Spinach Ravioli

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This one-pot meal comes together in 30 minutes which makes it perfect for when you're short on time, but unwilling to compromise on flavor.

One-Pot Chicken Parmesan & Zucchini Noodles

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This delicious one-pot meal contains only 5 ingredients and comes together in just 20 minutes!

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.

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