Main Dishes

In the 10+ years that I have been blogging at Life’s Ambrosia, I have helped millions of people plan their family dinners and create memories around the table. Those dinners and memories start with Main Dish Recipes. Here on Life’s Ambrosia, I’ve got 500+ Main Dish Recipes to help you make your lunches and dinners delicious, easy and memorable. 

What is considered a main dish

A main dish is usually the heartiest, most substantial part of a meal. It can be a meat like chicken, beef or pork. It can be seafood, veggie or a pasta. It’s the part of the meal that is often the star. 

Easy Main Dish Recipes:

Getting dinner on the table during the week can be difficult but Easy Main Dish recipes like fried cod are great when you need to get something on the table quickly. Something your family will love and you can sit down to enjoy with them without spending all your time in the kitchen. Most of the entree recipes that you’ll find here on Life’s Ambrosia will fall into this category. 

Speaking of easy! Main dishes that can be used for multiple meals throughout the week are also great to have in your kitchen arsenal. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is an example of that, great on it’s own and even better in Pulled Pork Rigationi 

Comfort food main dishes:

When you have a bit more time say Sunday suppers and holidays that is when it’s time to break out some comfort food main dishes. These recipes take a little bit longer, require a few more ingredients but are worth every second of the effort. Our most favorite comfort food recipe is Brined Fried Chicken. It’s basically a big family dinner, Sunday supper staple. There are several dozen of these comfort food main course recipes sprinkled throughout this section. 

Special Occasion Main Dish Recipes:

And then there are those dinners that are reserved for special date nights or nights that you really want to impress. These can be anniversaries, birthdays, Valentine’s Day and the like. I have got entree recipes for those times too! Pastas for a romantic Italian dinner and show stoppers like this Flat Iron Steak Recipe. Serve it alongside Horseradish Cream Sauce and you’ll realize you don’t need a steakhouse to have a fabulous date night, you can have one at home instead.

Whatever meal you are planning: a big holiday meal, a Sunday supper that you spent all day cooking or a quick and easy weeknight meal, I am here to help. Scroll through the main dish recipes below to find your next dinner! 

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Hi! I am Des! Welcome to Life’s Ambrosia where Dinner is served and memories are made. Here you will find over 1000 tried and true recipes for every possible occasion. In the last 10 years, this blog has helped millions of families put dinner on the table and create food memories. Let me help you too. Read more »

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