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.


Sort by:
Show: per page

Deluxe Cheeseburger Salad

(3)

This unexpected spin on the classic burger will delight even the pickiest eaters at the table.

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

(2)

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

Skillet Lasagna

(4)

This family favorite delivers all of the flavor of lasagna in half of the time. Spicy turkey sausage boosts the flavor.

Brown Butter Tortellini with Spinach & Ham

(4)

This simple pasta toss uses the method of draining the tortellini right over fresh spinach leaves to quickly wilt the spinach with the pasta cooking water.

Ham & Cheese Brunch Squares

(7)

Brunch guests on their way? No problem! This colorful dish comes together in no time and serves a crowd.

Asian Pork & Noodle Skillet

(3)

Tight on time? This quick skillet dish is a great “go-to” recipe that will become a family favorite.

Thirty-Minute Chicken

(4)

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.

Jerk Chicken Salad

(2)

This colorful salad is served on romaine lettuce leaves for a playful presentation.

Southwestern Salad

(3)

 This classic salad will be your next go-to for a party or get-together!

Juiciest Roast Chicken

(5)

Our new Deep Covered Baker and flavorful seasoning mixture make roast chicken irresistibly moist.

Lemon Greek Chicken

(4)

This hearty one-dish meal tastes like it's straight from the Mediterranean. Pass a loaf of warm, crusty bread, and there will be no end to the compliments you'll receive.

Family-Size Baked Burrito

(1)

There's no need to fill and fold individual burritos. With this whimsical method, you can make one giant burrito the whole family can share.

Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

(2)

Leftover holiday turkey can be used to prepare this elegant soup that's suitable for guests.

Spicy Sausage & Peppers Penne

(1)

Penne pasta is tossed with colorful peppers, zesty sausage and a seasoned tomato sauce—now that's Italian!

Blackened Fish Tacos

(2)

Seasoned tilapia is served atop a bed of crispy slaw and wrapped in tortillas for a light family supper. 

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

(3)

This soup typically uses eggs to thicken the broth. We've lightened up the recipe by using fat-free cream of chicken soup.

Lemon Herb Chicken Ring

(1)

This ring is bursting with flavor, thanks to our Italian Seasoning Mix.

Chicken Lasagna Alfredo

(2)

Guests will enjoy the balance of flavors in this creamy layered pasta dish. You'll enjoy a leisurely afternoon with guest when you prepare this update classic ahead of time. 

Herb Seasoned Beef Rib Roast

(2)

This stylish holiday roast is remarkably easy to prepare. A savory mushroom-shallot sauce provides the finishing touch.

Shepherd's Pie

(1)

Use frozen cooked ground beef and vegetables, along with pantry staples, and a hearty casserole is ready in no time.  

Chicken Enchilada Ring

(7)

The secrets to this ring’s success are crushed tortilla chips and green chilies, which lend it an authentic enchilada flavor. Olé!

Sort by:
Show: per page