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 19363
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.

Easy Meatloaf

Rating: 4.5 stars 8535
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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Best Chicken Marinade

Rating: 4.5 stars 917
This easy recipe for tender and juicy soy-marinated chicken is a must-try!

Best Hamburger Ever

Rating: 4 stars 765
Juicy beef burgers perfect for summer grilling and packed with flavor.

Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 2088
Simple ingredients and quick prep makes the perfect egg salad for sandwiches!

Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars 4243
You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 2988
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 181
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.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4 stars 2562
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 Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Rating: 4.5 stars 789
Roast pork tenderloin that has been marinated in soy sauce, garlic, and honey mustard.

Southern Smothered Pork Chops in Brown Gravy

Rating: 5 stars 54
Southern comfort food at its easiest. Pork chops smothered in onion, garlic, baby bella mushrooms, and a brown gravy sauce. Tastes great as gravy on mashed potatoes too!

Inspiration and Ideas

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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.
Juicy Roasted Chicken
Rating: 4.5 stars 3928

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