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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Shrimp Boil

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This delicious shrimp boil is done in less than 15 minutes thanks to a microwave-safe bag. It’s a perfect weeknight dinner!

Baja Cod Air Fryer Tostadas

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Bring the tropics to your table with these tasty tostadas made with crispy air-fried cod topped with cabbage slaw, creamy avocado, and pineapple salsa.

Cacio e Pepe With Zucchini & Peas

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Our version of cacio e pepe adds peas and zucchini for an extra dose of veggies, texture, and flavor.

Pressure Cooker Barbacoa Burrito Bowl With Cilantro-Lime Rice

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Why get a takeout burrito bowl when you can make these tender and tangy barbacoa bowls topped with your favorite toppings and served over cilantro lime rice?

Grilled Honey Garlic Chicken

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This simple, family-friendly grilled chicken recipe comes together quickly and for a flavorful and tasty weeknight dinner.

Sous Vide Fire-Roasted Chicken

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Turn up the flavor on chicken night with a fire-roasted tomato sauce. This new family favorite can be served as-is or over pasta.

Pressure Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup

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This hearty Italian white bean soup, also called Ribollita, is bursting with flavor, loaded with fresh veggies, and ready in less than an hour. A comforting classic!

Margherita Pizza

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This delicious pizza classic will be one that your family asks for again and again!

Pizza Pockets

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Handheld pizza fun for the family that's ready in 15 minutes!

Rosemary Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

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The key to this pizza is the rosemary herb roasted butternut squash. It adds just the right amount of warming fall flavor and makes for such a delicious pizza! We're loving this recipe from Tieghan Gerard at Half-Baked Harvest.

Coffee-Rubbed Beef Roast With Sweet Potatoes

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This coffee-rubbed beef roast has a charred taste we love. Slow and steady cooking elevates this tougher cut of meat to tasty and tender perfection!

Italian Meatball & Rice Bake

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Bake meatballs and rice in a pan with Italian Seasoning Mix for a one-pot casserole even picky eaters will love.

Lasagna Primavera

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This lasagna primavera recipe has creamy ricotta and delicious noodles. Get ready to add it to your regular dinner rotation!

Falafel Burgers

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These vegetarian burgers are a filling and flavorful meal! Instead of being deep fried, these are made in a skillet for a simple weeknight meal.

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

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Butter Chicken is a curry of chicken that was developed in the 1950’s by the founder of a restaurant in Delhi, India. It’s known for its spiced tomato, butter and cream sauce. Best served with basmati rice and or naan!

Vegan Black Bean Soup

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This vegan black bean soup is so creamy, rich, and deep in flavor, topped with a quick tomato salsa.

Fried Chicken Sandwich

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Crispy, juicy, at-home fried chicken sandwiches are easier than you thought. Adding the buttermilk and baking powder to the flour mixture is key to make extra crispy chicken!

Rigatoni With Roasted Tomato Vodka Sauce

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The charred vegetables gives this sauce a slightly smokey flavor with more depth than a typical vodka sauce.

Broccoli-Cheddar Burgers

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These cheesy broccoli burgers with a tangy familiar sauce are simple and satisfying!

Burrito Cups

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Bring everyone to the table with easy to customize burrito cups.

Chicken Divan

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With ingredients you already have in your kitchen, and such little prep time, this Chicken Divan is comfort food at its finest!

Baked Chicken Drumsticks

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Family Friendly crispy cornmeal and ranch coated drumsticks with red skin potato mash and green beans.

Beef Burrito Bowl

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This burrito bowl uses our Chipotle Rub to add a smoky, spicy kick to ground beef and fresh tomato salsa.

Carolina Barbecue Salmon

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Tangy lemon brightens up the mustardy flavor of our South Carolina-Style Barbecue Rub and the savory flavor of salmon.

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