Main Dishes

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Ham & Cheese Calzone

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Rather than spending time assembling individual sandwiches, try this quick twist on hot ham and cheese.

South-Of-The-Border Meat Loaf

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Nobody will believe that this delicious meat loaf came out of the microwave! Tortilla chip crumbs and a poblano pepper add moisture.

Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

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Thick and satisfying, there's nothing like a hearty chowder to warm up the family.

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.

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.

Spinach Carbonara Pizza

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Carbonara, a creamy white sauce flavored with bacon, gives this pizza a deliciously unconventional look and flavor.

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.

Deluxe Cheeseburger Salad

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This unexpected spin on the classic burger will delight even the pickiest eaters at the table.

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

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This quick microwave casserole is based on Mexican chilaquiles, which uses broken tortilla chips for added texture.

Chicken, Avocado & Grapefruit Salad

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The bright grapefruit vinaigrette heightens the flavors of this main-dish salad.

Skillet Lasagna

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This family favorite delivers all of the flavor of lasagna in half of the time. Spicy turkey sausage boosts the flavor.

Ultimate Peppercorn Burgers

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  These bistro-style burgers are designed to be cooked until well-done, yet they are juicy and flavorful. How? A bread “paste” lends incredible moistness.

Brown Butter Tortellini with Spinach & Ham

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This simple pasta toss uses the method of draining the tortellini right over fresh spinach leaves to quickly wilt the spinach with the pasta cooking water.

Ham & Cheese Brunch Squares

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Brunch guests on their way? No problem! This colorful dish comes together in no time and serves a crowd.

Asian Pork & Noodle Skillet

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Tight on time? This quick skillet dish is a great “go-to” recipe that will become a family favorite.

Barbecue Pork Tenderloin

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Our Deep Covered Baker allows you to prepare a pork tenderloin in the microwave, which gives you a head start on speedy sandwiches or salad.

Thirty-Minute Chicken

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Our Deep Covered Baker and a flavorful seasoning mixture make this chicken easy and irresistible. This quick microwave method is a real time-saver, perfect for a weeknight meal or when a recipe calls for cooked chicken.

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