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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Grilled Steaks & Asparagus With Rosemary Garlic Butter

Wow your family and guests with charred asparagus, juicy steak, and a dash of rosemary garlic butter.

BBQ Chicken & Cornbread Waffles

Crispy cornbread waffles, barbecue chicken, and melted cheese with crunchy onions and pickles make every bite of this sandwich an adventure.

Greek Zucchini Fritters

We’re big fans of these tasty, vegetarian fritters. Feta and onion are a winning combo that pairs beautifully with a fresh, bright yogurt sauce.

Mushroom & Ricotta Sandwiches

Asiago cheese? Grilled mushrooms and onions? Italian bread? We’re in love. This beautiful, open-faced sandwich tastes as great as it looks.

Chicken Vegetable Soup

This summer refresh of a classic chicken soup is loaded with fresh vegetables and flavors that can come right from the garden.

Black Bean Burgers

Get your veggies in with this simple black bean veggie burger made with simple-to-find ingredients.  

Super Veggie Marinara Sauce

This quick and flavorful sauce with hidden vegetables is great over pasta or as a dipping sauce.

Hidden Veggie Beef Burgers

Each of these juicy, flavorful burgers contains some hidden vegetables. They'll be your new go-to family meal!

French Onion Sliders

The classic savory flavor of French onion soup is just as tasty in a sandwich.

Yellow Squash Soup

Here’s a beautiful, creamy summer squash soup perfect for the moment you realize you might have over-planted your garden.

Hibachi Shrimp & Vegetables

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This recipe brings the flavors of a Japanese steakhouse experience to your home.

Creamy Chicken and Asparagus

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For Sunday-dinner vibes in less than 30 minutes, this rich, brothy meal starts on the stovetop and finishes cooking in the microwave.

Orecchiette With Brussels Sprouts & Broccoli

Garlic, Parmesan, parsley, and lemon make this pasta delicious, and its fresh, green veggies call to mind all the beauty of spring.

Pizza Grilled Cheese

It’s grilled cheese. It’s pizza flavors. It’s a match made in heaven.

Air Fryer Pork Kebabs

Pork paired with mangos and red peppers creates a vibrant, flavorful meal that feels like a mini tropical escape with each bite. 

New York-Style Pizza

Crust, sauce, cheese...this is your essential New-York-style pizza recipe. Embellish if you must, or just enjoy this classic recipe from our friend Miriam Weiskind from the thezareport.

Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

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You can have your mac and cheese and get some healthy nutrients at the same time. This recipe has all the great flavors and colors of mac & cheese plus a boost of nutrients from pumpkin!

Chicago Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza

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In the mood for authentic Chicago-style pizza but don't want to leave home? Fire up your oven and try this amazing pizza from @Sherriesavorsthecity.

Canadian Hawaiian Pizza

Hawaiian pizza originated in Canada back in 1962, when a pizza shop owner decided to add some pineapple to his pizzas. Folks can argue online all they want about whether or not pineapple belongs on pizza. We say it does and we'll prove it with this fantastic Hawaiian pizza recipe sent to us by our friend Jennifer at Seasons & Suppers. #TeamPineapple

California-Style Wild Mushroom Pizza

When making a Californian pizza at home, the key is to just have fun and get creative with some fresh produce and local ingredients that you can find at a farmer's market or your local grocery stores. This California-style pizza was sent to us by our friend @Brandiego.

Detroit-Style Pizza Recipe With Pickled Tomato Sauce

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Make a zesty pickled tomato sauce and homemade pizza dough in this delicious, modern twist on a Detroit-style pizza. For a traditional version that's weeknight-quick, check out our Detroit-Style Pizza made in a cast-iron skillet.  This great recipe was developed and sent to us by Lori at Foxes Love Lemons.

Thanksgiving Leftover Wreath

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Use your Thanksgiving leftovers to create the perfect festive food wreath. The more leftovers you have the more croquettes you can make! This reinvention of our Turkey Cranberry Wreath was sent to us by our friend Meg at the More Momma Blog.

Fall Hummus Pizza

Try a healthier twist to traditional cheese pizza with this hummus pizza! Topped with roasted rosemary, butternut squash, crunchy apples, and thinly sliced radishes, it's a delicious vegetarian spin for fall. This fresh, fall reinvention of our Cool Veggie Pizza was sent to us by our friend Gina at Running to the Kitchen.

Pizza Pasta

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The kids will absolutely love how this pasta dish tastes like pepperoni pizza and you’ll love how easy it comes together in just one pot!

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