Main Dishes

Hundreds of main dish recipes. Choose from top-rated comfort food, healthy, and vegetarian options. Find your dinner star now!

Staff Picks

World's Best Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 18997
Filling and satisfying, John Chandler's lasagna is our most popular recipe. With basil, sausage, ground beef and three types of cheese, it lives up to its name.

Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars 4046
You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.

Easy Meatloaf

Rating: 4.5 stars 8276
This easy meatloaf recipe is one of our best--made over 7,000 times and never disappoints! This no-fail meatloaf makes 8 servings.
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Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 2032
Simple ingredients and quick prep makes the perfect egg salad for sandwiches!

Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

Rating: 4.5 stars 1194
Try this shrimp scampi recipe served with pasta for the ultimate seafood pasta dish.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4 stars 2501
Sharp Cheddar and Parmesan cheese combine for this extra creamy mac 'n' cheese recipe. Just 20 minutes to prep and 30 to bake.
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Easy Crispy Baked Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 138
This is an easy way to have the fried chicken texture, but baked.

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 2914
Texas-style pulled pork simmers in a tangy chili-seasoned barbecue sauce with plenty of onion, then pulled into tender shreds to serve on a buttered, toasted bun.

Mayo Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 138
This is my favorite chicken recipe, which I learned while doing low-carb dieting. I prefer dark meat so I'll use 4 legs and thighs. You can do this recipe with pork chops as well.

Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans

Rating: 4.5 stars 56
This slow cooker recipe delivers a hearty dish of hamburger, bacon, and beans in a thick and sweet sauce.

Fresh Asparagus and Chicken Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 244
Great in the spring when asparagus first comes in and you can get it fresh.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 3819
A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.

Inspiration and Ideas

15 of Grandma's Best Casserole Recipes
If you miss Grandma's cooking from time to time, or just want to recreate that warm and fuzzy feeling in your own home, this collection of Grandma-made and approved casserole recipes has a bit of everything you're searching for, from cheesy pasta dishes to decadent desserts.
15 Fancy Casseroles for the Whole Family
Featuring beautiful presentations and high-brow ingredients, these casseroles have earned the label of "fancy."
Best Chicken Marinade
Rating: 4.5 stars 892

This easy recipe for tender and juicy soy-marinated chicken is a must-try!