Allrecipes Magazine Main Dish Recipes

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Community Picks

World's Best Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 19011
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.

Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 2033
Simple ingredients and quick prep makes the perfect egg salad for sandwiches!

Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars 4055
You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4 stars 2504
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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Chicken Pot Pie IX

Rating: 5 stars 12690
A delicious chicken pot pie made from scratch with carrots, peas, and celery for a comfort food classic.

Sloppy Joes II

Rating: 4.5 stars 7516
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.
By Allrecipes Member

Roasted Pork Loin

Rating: 4.5 stars 1324
This easy roasted pork loin is seasoned with garlic, rosemary, and white wine.
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Chef John's Perfect Prime Rib

Rating: 5 stars 1889
Chef John's mathematical method for prime rib is perfect every time.

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Rating: 4.5 stars 2626
Chicken cordon bleu is made easy with this quick recipe.
By Allrecipes Member

Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4 stars 2998
This is an easy slow cooker recipe for chicken thighs in a sauce made with soy sauce, ketchup, and honey.

Inspiration and Ideas

Spicy Grilled Shrimp
Rating: Unrated 1117
"These shrimps are wonderful when paired with a sweet side such as coconut rice, the flavors really complement each other." – Miguel Labarca
Bolognese Stuffed Bell Peppers
Rating: Unrated 459
"These are not your average stuffed peppers. Their flavor is terrific. I've made them for guests and everyone always loves them." – rhelmig
Chef John's Italian Meatballs
Rating: 5 stars 2056

These Italian meatballs use a standard mix of ground beef and ground pork, with added flavor from parsley, garlic, and dried herbs. Bake up a batch, mix them with your favorite spaghetti dish, and dinner is served!