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Main Dish Recipes

Add a pinch of fun to your next meal with these beloved main course recipe ideas. Meat and potatoes? You bet! But it doesn’t stop there…

Moussaka ready to slice and serve.

Moussaka

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By Amanda Hyatt
Great way to use summer eggplant.
(2 ratings)
Roasted Garden Veggie Sandwich on a plate.

Roasted Garden Veggie Sandwich

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By Cheryl Neubecker
In the summer everything is so delicious coming from the garden. Roasting veggies brings out ...
(2 ratings)
Grilled Mahi Mahi With Papaya BBQ Sauce on a platter.

Grilled Mahi Mahi With Papaya Bbq Sauce

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By Malinda Coletta
This BBQ sauce is great on chicken, pork, and fish!
(3 ratings)
Bacon Cheeseburgers To Die For with lettuce and tomato.

Bacon Cheeseburgers To Die For

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By FREDA GABLE
Perfect for picnics and BBQs, this is a summertime family favorite. My husband is a ...
(30 ratings)
A platter of sliced Chicken Stuffed WIth Goat Cheese and Basil.

Chicken Stuffed With Goat Cheese And Basil

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By Jayne Cagle Combs
Not too much of a story on this one except that we always have plenty ...
(1 rating)
Green Chile Chicken on a baking sheet.

Green Chile Chicken

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By Alma Tate
I love preparing this recipe because it's easy and delicious. A great recipe for college ...
(2 ratings)
Deluxe Red Potato Bake

Deluxe Red Potato Bake (one-pan Meal)

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By Robbin Whitley
When I make this, the whole pan disappears. It's simple yet delicious, and you can ...
(8 ratings)
Italian Chicken Packages on a serving platter.

Italian Chicken Packages

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By Lynn Zak
Remember "hobo packs" from your growing-up years? This is the same idea, only with chicken ...
(13 ratings)
Rustic Tomato Tart ready to be sliced.

Rustic Tomato Tart

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By Betty Graves
This is a wonderful recipe using tomatoes. I made this last night and everyone wanted ...
(6 ratings)
A bowl of Shrimp and Grits Casserole.

Shrimp And Grits Casserole

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By Joyce Lowery
A true Southern fantasy dream come true! Shrimp and grits in the same dish. I ...
(2 ratings)
Quick and Easy Hamburger Hash with melted cheese.

Quick And Easy Hamburger Hash

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By Diane Atherton
I had hamburger meat thawed and didn't know what I wanted to do with it. ...
(2 ratings)
Crispy Southern Fried Pork Chops on a plate with mashed potatoes and green beans.

Crispy Southern Fried Pork Chops

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By Elaine Bovender
Another favorite of my family that dates back to my grandmother. These chops turn out ...
(3 ratings)
Lemon Pepper Panko Crusted Chicken With Pesto Pasta.

Lemon Pepper Panko Crusted Chicken With Pesto Pasta

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By Amber Livesay
I love crispy, lemony chicken over pasta. This recipe adds a homemade pesto sauce, too.
(3 ratings)
Brown Sugar Pork Chops on a plate with asparagus and potatoes.

Brown Sugar Pork Chops

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By Jill Drury
Pork. The other white meat. Indeed. I have been trying to incorporate summer into every ...
(3 ratings)
Dee's Curried Chicken With Apple on a serving platter.

Dee's Curried Chicken With Apple

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By Dee Stillwell
My ex loved curry, so I played with this recipe until it suited our tastes. ...
(5 ratings)
Bowl of BBQ Spice Rub.

Bbq Spice Rub

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By Kitchen Crew
Have this BBQ Spice Rub handy for summer cookouts and dinners. Slightly sweet and smoky ...
(2 ratings)
Marry Me Chicken on a plate with sauce drizzled over rotini pasta.

Marry Me Chicken

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By Kitchen Crew
Prepare to fall in love with this Marry Me Chicken recipe. It features tender, juicy ...
(1 rating)
Baked Chicken Braid on a serving platter.

Chicken Braid

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By Trudy Stevens
This is a very easy recipe. I make this for church picnics because it is ...
(4 ratings)
Creamy Lemon Basil Chicken on a platter.

Creamy Lemon Basil Chicken Skillet

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By Beth Pierce
Chicken has got to be the most versatile meat on the planet. If your house ...
(4 ratings)
Sliced Chicken Cordon Bleu With Sauce on a plate with broccoli.

Chicken Cordon Bleu With Sauce

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By Betty Graves
Another one of my husband's favorites. I make this a lot. We especially like ...
(5 ratings)
Best Ever Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with a golden brown crust.

Best Ever Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

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By Carol Hampton
My husband and I absolutely love this version. Hope you do, too! Note: I use Cavenders ...
(1 rating)
Greek Lamb Burgers served with Kalamata olives.

Greek Lamb Burgers

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By Kitchen Crew
These Greek lamb burgers are full of Mediterranean flavors. Fresh mint and dill are prominent ...
(1 rating)
Finished smashburger

Smashburger With "mac" Sauce

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By Kitchen Crew
The Smashburger is burger perfection. But why? The key to this style of burger is ...
(1 rating)
Smash burger tacos on plate

Smash-tacos With "mac" Sauce

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By Kitchen Crew
What if you had to choose your last meal? Would it be a burger? Maybe ...
(1 rating)
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