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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Quick Cooker Chicken Teriyaki & Rice

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An electric pressure cooker makes a delicious classic tastier and faster than carryout.

Sloppy Joe Skillet With Polenta

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This satisfying main dish comes together in just 20 minutes!

Grilled Spinach, Basil & Honey Pizza

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This white pizza will be ready faster than a pizza you order could be delivered!

Egg Roll in a Bowl

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This fast, healthy version of an egg roll (in a bowl!) has serious potential to become your next weeknight favorite.

Adobo Chicken Sandwich

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This sandwich is a great example of balancing flavors: sweet, salty, sour, savory (umami), and bitter. There’s sweetness from the brown sugar, saltiness from the soy sauce, sourness from the vinegar, savory from the chicken and soy sauce, and bitterness from the arugula.

Pasta Romano With Bacon & Broccoli

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This one-pot meal is comfort food that comes together quickly enough for a weeknight meal. 

Toasted Orzo Skillet With Shrimp

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Toasting the orzo develops an unexpected nutty flavor and golden color. Searing the shrimp is such an easy and fast way to get great flavor, color and texture. These two techniques step up this simple weeknight meal.

Orange-Ginger Tofu Stir-Fry

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Haven’t tried tofu? Try this recipe. This versatile vegan staple is like a blank canvas that absorbs the flavor of other ingredients. Draining the tofu and coating it in cornstarch helps develop a delicious crust when you sear it.

Barbecue Chicken Chopped Salad

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This salad is both beautiful and hearty enough to leave you satisfied

Roasted Chicken & Asparagus With Pan Sauce

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The pan sauce in this recipe brings an additional layer of flavor to the dish without overwhelming the lighter flavors of the chicken, asparagus, and mushrooms.

Caribbean Chicken Rice Bowls

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This recipe is all about customization. Switch out the rub for a different flavor, or try a vegetable like zucchini or chickpeas instead of kidney beans.

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