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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Strawberry Blondies

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Fresh strawberries and just a little bit of white chocolate make these blondies the perfect sweet treat.

Strawberry Nutella® Bubble Waffle

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Strawberries and waffles topped with whipped cream and drizzled with chocolate? Yes, please! 

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.

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. 

Quinoa Fried Rice With Shrimp

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Bump up your protein with this version of fried rice that swaps out rice for quinoa. If shrimp isn't to your taste you can use chicken. 

California Chicken Club Ring

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The avocado dip is the perfect condiment for this chicken, bacon, and kale ring that presents beautifully, but is a breeze to make.

Pasta Primavera With Gremolata

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This fresh weeknight meal is on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken Sausage With Peppers

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This basic recipe is easy and delicious, but the best part is how versatile it is: Serve it over rice or pasta, put it in buns, or just eat it plain!

Quick Cooker Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

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This pressure cooker alfredo tastes rich, but the cauliflower and Greek yogurt keep it on the healthy side of decadence.

Quick Cooker Corn Chowder

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This easy corn chowder comes together quickly in your pressure cooker.

General Tso Chicken Stir-Fry

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This gluten-free, one-pot wonder brings both great flavor and color to your weeknight table.

Quick Cooker Chicken Bone Broth

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Bone broth is a collagen-rich stock that can be used as a delicious soup base or even to replace your morning coffee!

Asian Kale Salad

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This quick and easy Asian-inspired kale salad is packed with bright and crunchy vegetables.

Fresh Fruit Salad

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This fruit salad recipe is a tasty starting point. Add your favorite fruits to customize the flavor however you like.

Basic Vinaigrette & Variations

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This simple vinaigrette is delicious on its own, but it’s also a great starting point for light, flavorful homemade dressings.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Lava Cake

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This easy microwave lava cake is ready so quickly that if you start the microwave when you sit down to dinner, it'll be ready to eat when it's time for dessert. 

Grilled Pineapple With Honey Whipped Cream

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Grilled pineapple spears are topped with roasted nuts and mint and then garnished with a honey whipped cream in this light, satisfying dessert. 

Cheesy Chicken Dip

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This cheesy bruschetta dip is served warm and takes only 10 minutes of prep time. 

Sausage & Egg Breakfast Ring

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A classic breakfast ring is a great option for busy mornings or brunch gatherings.

Cranberry Salsa

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This gluten-free, low-calorie appetizer is a fun twist on traditional salsa.

Pumpkin Dip

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This appetizer has all the flavors of pumpkin pie but in an easier and healthier party dip.

Sparkling Pear & Pomegranate Sangria

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The fall flavors of this sparkling sangria make it perfect for holiday parties.

Quick Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This classic chicken tortilla soup is so quick, you can make it on a weekday—but it will taste like it was cooking all day.

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