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144 Entree and Main Dish Recipes


If I could eat tacos for every meal, I think I would...

Texas Style Chili with Brisket

Sirloin Roast with Gravy

Broiled Steak

Beef and Pasta Casserole

Slow Cooker Corned Beef

Back to School Sloppy Joes

Taco Skillet

Grilled Strip Steak

Taco Skillet

Broiled Steak with Horseradish

Korean Beef Bowls

Beef and Bean Toastada

Skinny Skillet Lasagna

Easy French Dip Sandwiches

Sloppy Tacos


Sometimes on Sundays I will roast or grill a couple of pounds of chicken breasts to have on hand throughout the week. I slice them up and toss them into lunches, make a quick skillet pasta, or add to a salad.

Beer Braised Chicken Thighs

Chinese Black Pepper Chicken

Publican Chicken

Chicken Salad with Herb Mayonaisse

Myra's Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Southwest Buttermilk Baked Chicken

Chicken with Creamy Bacon Sauce

Perfect Roasted Chicken

Shredded Chicken Tacos

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

BBQ Drumsticks

Baked Chicken with Dijon

Chicken Osso Bucco

Chicken Bowls with Beans

Sticky Drumsticks

Pad Woon Sen

Poached Chicken

Lemon Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Green Chili Chicken Burritos

Chicken Bacon Artichoke Pasta

Lemon Rosemary Garlic Chicken

Chinese Chicken with Black Pepper

Oven Baked Fajitas

Baked Chicken Legs

Roasted Bonein Chicken Breasts

Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Chicken Caprese Quesadilla

Chicken Stir Fry

Garlicky Chicken with Lemon Anchovy Sauce

Slow Cooker Chicken Broccoli

Simple Baked Chicken Breasts

Easy Thai Chicken

Baked Chicken Breasts

Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs

Braised Chicken in Tomatillo Sauce

Smothered Chicken

Easy Grilled Chicken

Tomato Basil Chicken

Chicken Thighs with Ginger Sesame Glaze

Peruvian Chicken with Green Sauce

Spice Grilled Chicken Thighs

Golden Chicken Thighs with Charred Lemon Salsa

Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken

Grilled Chicken with Edamame Skordalia

Crockpot Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Chicken Bacon Pasta with Peas

Bone-in Chicken Breasts

Chicken and Chile Hash

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Miso Chicken

Chicken Lazone

Greek Tzatziki Chicken Salad

Coq au Vin

Rigatoni with Blush Sauce and Bacon

Braised Chicken with Potatoes Carrots & Thyme

Cumin Baked Chicken Thighs


Eggs for a main meal are a real lifesaver when you're staring into an empty fridge.

Baked Eggs with Onion and Cheese

Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Spring Garlic Eggs

Eggs Poached in Marinara

Huevos Rancheros

The Perfect Soft Boiled Egg


I'm getting better at making pork. It's so versatile and always makes for great leftovers. But too often the portions of pork are so large at the store. Pork chops and ribs come nicely portioned out.

Neely's Wet BBQ Ribs

BBQ Pork Sandwich

Pasilla Pork Tacos

Excellent Meatballs

Pepperoni Pasta Bake

Express Taco Soup with Pork

Cuban Pork Sandwich

Slow Roasted Pork Carnitas

BBQ Country Style Ribs

Foil Wrapped Baby Back Ribs

San Francisco Pork Chops

Crock Pot Pulled Pork Tacos

Kielbasa Pepper Onion Hash

Slow Cooker Country Style Ribs

Marinara Sauce with Sausage

Brine Boiled Ribs

Mojo Cuban Pork Roast

Pork Chops in Onion Gravy

Braised Country Style Pork Ribs

Quick Red Beans and Rice

Vietnamese Pork Chops

Bahn Mi Rice Bowls

Vietnamese Noodle Bowl


I tell myself I'm going to make seafood at least once a week, but living in land-locked Denver often means the meat counters don't offer many options. And since I have a favorite salmon recipe that is made a couple times per month, I don't branch out too often.

Shrimp Scampi

Tuna Melt

Corn Maque Choux

Asian Seared Tuna

Old Charleston Style Shrimp & Grits

Red Snapper with Cilantro Garlic Lime

Seared Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Butter

Baked Halibut with Artichokes & Tomatoes

Asian Sesame Seared Tuna

Spicy Garlic Pepper Shrimp

Lemon Butter Tilapia

Lobster Pasta with Tomatoes Basil

Grilled Lemon Shrimp

Cod in Citrus Sauce

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Basil

Tuna with Avocado, Soy, Ginger and Lime

Roasted Shrimp with Foaming Butter Sauce

Hoisin Salmon with Zucchini Slaw

Snapper Fra Diavolo

Ahi Poke

Cajun Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp

Portuguese-style Baked Rockfish

Seared Worcestershire Salmon with Spinach

Melt Your Heart Tuna Melt

Lemon Dill Salmon in Foil

Salmon Salad


Ironically, my least favorite protein, turkey, yielded one of my most favorite recipes of the year!

Turkey BLT

Turkey Taco Mac and Cheese

Quinoa Turkey Taco Bake

Turkey and Bacon Meatballs

French Onion Turkey Breast


I love a good main dish that is veggie packed! When I'm cooking for just myself, my main meal is almost always veggie based.

Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake

Spaghetti Squash Baked Ziti

Quinoa Fiesta Enchilada Bake

Rigatoni and Cauliflower al Forno

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Puffed Pastry Pizza

Rajas con Creme

Zucchini Noodle Veggie Lo Mein

Zucchini Parmesan

Spaghetti with Spring Garlic

Creamy Bacon Boursin Courgette Pasta

Quinoa Taco Bowl

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