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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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. 

Homemade Hummus

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This simple homemade hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy, and tastes so much better than store-bought.

Roasted Red Pepper & Walnut Dip

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This version of muhammara, a delicious Middle Eastern dip, is made with store-bought roasted red peppers for a quick, creamy, vegan dip, a great alternative to hummus.

Peanut Butter

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Creamy nut butter in 3 minutes! This kitchen staple is super easy, budget-friendly, and you can customize based on dietary needs and preference.

Horchata

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This easy, creamy Mexican rice milk drink has a hint of cinnamon and vanilla that adds the perfect amount of sweetness. Serve over ice for a refreshing treat.

Blackberry Cashew Smoothie Bowl

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Who says breakfast can't be nutritious, delicious, AND beautiful? This smoothie gets your day off to a great start whether or not you share a pic with friends!

Sweet Potato Soup

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

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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This recipe is a great place to start if you're new to making smoothies—It's a great recipe to make if you're a smoothie pro, too!

Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

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This fresh dip tastes delicious with graham crackers, pound cake, or even fresh fruit.

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!

Bubble Waffles

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This is the basic recipe for making your own bubble waffles with the Waffle Puff Pan. Serve them with ice cream, or add your own fun ingredients for something even more creative.

Quick Cooker Egg Cups

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Using a pressure cooker, you can make breakfast for the whole week in less than 30 minutes.

Quick Cooker Berry Cobbler Cakes

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Make sweet, individual desserts with strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries in about 30 minutes.

Quick Cooker Key Lime Cups

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Make six individual servings of key lime pie in 20 minutes!

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.

Quick Cooker Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

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Two classic summer dishes are combined to make truly special deviled eggs for your next picnic or potluck.

Dessert Tacos

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These hand pies are easy to make and delicious. Make them with any of your favorite pie fillings!

Honey Butter Shortbread Ice Cream

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Melted butter and honey are swirled into homemade ice cream with crunchy shortbread cookies mixed in.

Chai Toffee Chip Ice Cream

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This homemade ice cream has a rich and creamy texture with the warm spices of chai tea and buttery sweetness of toffee.

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

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Adding a little buttermilk to this fresh blueberry ice cream brightens the flavor and keeps it light and refreshing.

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