Main Dishes

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World's Best Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 19604
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 8681
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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Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 3025
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.

Italian Baked Meatballs

Rating: 4.5 stars 75
Bake up a batch of these tender, tasty Italian-seasoned meatballs with hints of Romano cheese and parsley.

Sausage, Peppers, Onions, and Potato Bake

Rating: 4.5 stars 1626
Sausage and potatoes combine with peppers, onion, and wine in a classic Italian dish.

5-Ingredient Mexican Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 262
Small dinner pie made with salsa, tortillas, refried beans, cheese, and onions.
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Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4 stars 2606
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 Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars 4344
You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 3995
A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.

Easy Beef Stroganoff in the Slow Cooker

Rating: 4 stars 46
I make my beef stroganoff in the slow cooker with cream of mushroom soup and cream cheese with garlic and herbs. Serve over noodles to your liking.
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Bang Bang Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 50
This is a wonderful Americanized version of an extremely popular Sichuan Chinese dish. With twice-fried chicken, you get the crispy fried breading you'd expect, and the bang bang sauce drizzle just makes the entire dish spectacular. You'll love this more than any Chinese takeout version. Pay attention to the notes in the directions!!
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Easy Taco Skillet
Rating: 4.5 stars 128

Easy recipe that uses only one pan. This recipe can be made for under $10!