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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Bacon-Cheddar Bites

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These smoky, cheesy tartlets can be part of a brunch or evening party spread.

Mini Carrot Cake Cups

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Cream cheese frosting, arguably the best part about carrot cake, is a key player in these miniature homestyle treats.

Cheesy Chicken Chilaquiles

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This Mexican classic, a mixture of tortilla chips, cheese, vegetables and meat, gets an update as a layered microwave casserole.

Chocolate-Banana Cream Trifle

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Thanks to the Trifle Bowl, a few pantry staples can be assembled into an eye-catching dessert.

Mexican Chicken “Lasagna”

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A fun twist on lasagna starts with enchilada sauce and corn tortillas to create a quick microwave casserole.

Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco

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Preparing a tomato-garlic sauce from scratch in the microwave will fill your kitchen with the aromas of an upscale Italian restaurant.

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

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Tangy and refreshing, this tropical-inspired salsa would be excellent served over chicken or fish.

Sausage and Apple Herbed Stuffing

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Turkey just isn’t complete unless it is passed with a pan of aromatic stuffing.

Tiramisu Brownie Trifle

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Coffee liqueur makes a bold statement in this dramatic dessert. If desired, use our nonalcoholic variation, as shown in our Cook's Tip.

Sausage & Pepper Biscuit Frittata

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Fast and easy, this versatile dish can be served for a weekend brunch or weeknight dinner.

Microwave White Chicken Chili

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Three whole heads of garlic may seem like a lot, but “roasting” them in the microwave lends a mild, mellow taste to this chili.

Classic Mini Cheeseburgers

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A quick, innovative cooking technique delivers big cheeseburger taste in fun, bite-size appetizers.

Brown Sugar-Dijon Brie

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Appetizers don’t get any easier than this. Start with brie, add toppings, surround with slices of French bread, and bake!

Strawberry Cream Trifle

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This pretty pink trifle showcases the summery combination of strawberries and cream.

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