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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Cauliflower Curry

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This vegan, tomato-based curry provides 11 grams of protein so it's a great option for weeknight satisfaction whether or not you're usually a meat-eater.

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.

Quick Cooker BBQ Chicken Bowls

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This bowl brings the fresh flavor of a summer barbecue—tangy chicken, crunchy coleslaw, and a little bit of tropical pineapple–together in your pressure cooker all year long.

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.

Stromboli

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Our stromboli has classic pizza flavors wrapped in a pizza dough crust. Think of it as a pizza turnover that's ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes.

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.

Meatloaf & Mashed Potato Boats

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What a fun way to serve meatloaf and mashed potatoes! And, in miniature form, the meatloaf is ready in about 25 minutes.

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.

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.

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 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.

Butternut Squash Soup

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The creaminess of this soup is balanced perfectly with a crunchy Pumpkin Seed Granola topping. Perfect for evenings with a bit of a chill in the air. 

Sweet Potato Soup

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This is a great first recipe to make in the Deluxe Cooking Blender.  

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!

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.

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.

Quick Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Rice Bowls

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Using a pressure cooker to make these rice bowls means that your meal comes together with only a little hands-on time, but still delivers fantastic Mediterranean flavor.

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. 

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