Main Dish Recipes

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Springtime Quiche
ANNADRES

Springtime Quiche

This easy quiche makes its own crust as it bakes, thanks to the biscuit baking mix. It's filled with crumbled bacon, asparagus, and Swiss cheese. Use egg substitute or fresh eggs--whichever you prefer.

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Cardamom Maple Salmon
rhardoon

Cardamom Maple Salmon

Cardamom and coriander are the major players in this Indian-inspired salmon preparation for a unique and delicious meal.

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Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Sweet Potatoes
Bibi

Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Sweet Potatoes

This pork tenderloin is jazzed up nicely with a spicy-sweet combo of apples, cider, sweet potatoes, and chili powder--but feel free to customize the spice level to your liking!

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Al's Burmese Chicken Curry
Alex Illes

Al's Burmese Chicken Curry

Spicy and sour Southeast Asian flavors shine in this chicken curry through use of fish sauce, curry paste, Thai chiles, tomatoes, and lime leaves.

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Sweet Potato and Venison Shepherd's Pie
Kim

Sweet Potato and Venison Shepherd's Pie

Full of hearty, warming, comforting flavor, this ground venison shepherd's pie is perfect for hunting season.

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Gemelli Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin and Pancetta
Kim's Cooking Now

Gemelli Pasta with Roasted Pumpkin and Pancetta

Roasted pumpkin, savory pancetta, and Parmesan cheese give this easy pasta dish way more flavor than you'd expect on a weeknight.

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Beef Stroganoff with Ground Beef
Deena Kordt

Beef Stroganoff with Ground Beef

Ground beef is used in place of beef strips in this simple and fast beef stroganoff sauce recipe, which tastes great over noodles or mashed potatoes.

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Keto Turkey-Stuffed Peppers
lutzflcat

Keto Turkey-Stuffed Peppers

Put a healthier, keto version of a family classic on the dinner table by substituting ground turkey for ground beef, and using frozen riced cauliflower instead of white rice.

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Copycat Fried Chicken Sandwich
Chef John

Copycat Fried Chicken Sandwich

This crispy fried chicken sandwich is Chef John's hybrid version of Popeyes® and Chick-fil-A®'s feud-inducing favorites.

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World's Best Lasagna
John Chandler

World's Best Lasagna

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.

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Chicken Pot Pie IX
Robbie Rice

Chicken Pot Pie IX

A delicious chicken pot pie made from scratch with carrots, peas, and celery for a comfort food classic.

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Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
Phoebe

Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

Flavorful recipe for this farm raised fish that is easy and done in minutes! The fish is broiled with a creamy cheese coating for an impressive flavor and texture.

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Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Brenda Arnold

Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast

This is a very easy and delicious pot roast recipe. It's designed especially for the working person who does not have time to cook all day, but it tastes like you did.

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
Janiece Mason

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Easy, creamy chicken and dumplings made from refrigerator biscuits, slow cooked to comfort-food perfection.

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Brown Sugar Meatloaf
tangastar

Brown Sugar Meatloaf

This brown sugar meatloaf is glazed with brown sugar and ketchup for a moist and flavorful weeknight dinner.

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Baked Ziti I
Colleen B. Smith

Baked Ziti I

Spaghetti sauce and three kinds of Italian cheeses make a surprisingly quick and budget-friendly baked ziti that's perfect for a weeknight meal.

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Easy Meatloaf
Janet Caldwell

Easy Meatloaf

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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Baked Teriyaki Chicken
Marian Collins

Baked Teriyaki Chicken

A spicy, homemade teriyaki of soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger and garlic enlivens chicken thighs or pieces. Easy to double for a large group.

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Sloppy Joes II
Tamara

Sloppy Joes II

Ground beef, onion, green pepper, and ketchup are seasoned with garlic powder and sweetened with brown sugar to make this hearty meat filling. Serve on hamburger buns.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu II
Behr

Chicken Cordon Bleu II

This is a standard recipe for Cordon Bleu, featuring stuffed chicken swimming in a creamy wine sauce.

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Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue
Zanne

Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Use your slow cooker to prepare this great twist on basic barbecue chicken. It is easy to prepare and the sauce also makes a great topping for baked potatoes.

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Baked Pork Chops I
bdld

Baked Pork Chops I

Pork chops are coated with seasoned Italian crumbs and baked with an easy mushroom and wine sauce for for a nice weeknight dinner that practically takes care of itself.

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Garlic Chicken
Carol

Garlic Chicken

Submerge chicken in a strong garlic-olive oil infusion, then coat with Parmesan and bread crumbs for a quick and sublime baked chicken.

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Chicken Marsala
Lisa

Chicken Marsala

Herbed chicken in a sweet Marsala and mushroom sauce -- sounds simple, and it is -- simply delicious.

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Maple Salmon
STARFLOWER

Maple Salmon

Easy baked salmon, thanks to a simple marinade starring maple syrup and soy sauce.

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Grilled Salmon I
tinamenina

Grilled Salmon I

A simple soy sauce and brown sugar marinade, with hints of lemon and garlic, are the perfect salty-sweet complement to rich salmon fillets.

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Livie's Mommy

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Using root beer to season slow cooked pork tenderloin makes a novel, yet tasty preparation method guaranteed to win applause.

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Salsa Chicken
Faye

Salsa Chicken

Chicken seasoned with taco seasoning and topped with salsa, then baked.

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Braised Balsamic Chicken
MOONANDBACK

Braised Balsamic Chicken

Rich, slightly sweet balsamic vinegar intensifies the flavors of tomato and herbs in this chicken saute.

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