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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Loaded Baked Potato Chowder

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

Chicken Enchilada Pizza

Chicken, cheese and taco sauce create a fiesta of flavors in this zesty pizza.

Green, White & Red Lasagna

The Italian flag never tasted so good! A traditional Italian dish gets a new look with slices of polenta instead of lasagna noodles.

Creole Shrimp & Potato Chowder

Browning shrimp shells and then simmering them in broth delivers great seafood flavor.

Asian-Style Chicken Noodle Soup

This aromatic Vietnamese-inspired soup is incredibly easy to make!

Zesty Meatball Chili

This family-pleasing chili uses chili-cheese flavored corn chips to boost flavor.

Corn & Poblano Chowder

Rich flavored poblano peppers add excitement to this fresh corn chowder.

Sweet Potato Tagine with Pine Nut Couscous

This aromatic, Moroccan-inspired dish is sure to be a dinnertime favorite.

Garlic & Herb Beef Tenderloin

The rich, creamy sauce is the stand-out in this recipe.

Bow Tie Pasta Salad

There’s no special dress code required to make or eat this fresh, flavorful salad!   

Chicken Riddle Soup

 Why did the chicken cross the road? To get a cup of soup!

Asian Cobb Salad

This colorful and healthy salad will steal the spotlight from overplayed restaurant salads.

Mexican Chicken Napoleons

Chicken and black beans are layered between crunchy tortillas and topped with fresh fruit salsa for a healthy and stylish double-decker tostada.

Lemony Moroccan Chicken Pitas

Quick-preserved lemon is prepared in the microwave for authentic flavor in a flash.

Turkey & Pesto Ravioli with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Wonton wrappers make it easy to make these healthy, great-tasting ravioli.

Fresh Herb Salad with Grilled Salmon

Calling up flavors of the Mediterranean, this salad is as beautiful as it is delicious.

Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole

Try a light version of an all-time favorite that's quick, easy and, most of all, delicious.

Southwestern Tabbouleh Burritos

Bulghur wheat is the base for tabbouleh, which gets a zesty Southwestern flair when wrapped in tortillas with chicken and beans.

Harvest Sausage Casserole

A short preparation time makes this a perfect weekday meal.

Quick Curried Couscous Skillet

Apricots and goat cheese add panache to this speedy dish.

Company Roast Chicken

Garlic-herb butter rubbed under the skin makes this roasting chicken extra flavorful. Baking poultry in the combination Stoneware Baker and Rectangular Lid/Bowl makes it extra moist.

Cacciatore Pot Roast

Possibly the easiest, most tender pot roast you've ever tasted. Top boneless beef chuck with garden fresh vegetables and your favorite spaghetti sauce, then bake until fork-tender.

Salade Nicoise

A beautifully composed platter of marinated vegetables, hard-cooked eggs and tuna creates this French classic. 

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