Main Dish Recipes
We have recipes from all over the globe, including: Italian recipes (like pastas), Mexican recipes (like black bean tortilla soup, carne asada tacos, or pork burritos), healthy recipes, 30-minute dinners, and quiche recipes.
Arroz Con Pollo 101When made with an aromatic mix of roasted peppers and saffron, everyday chicken and rice is deliciously transformed into arroz con pollo, a Latin-American favorite. A short-grain rice such as Bomba, from Spain, absorbs the liquid without becoming mushy. Threads of saffron turn it a vibrant red-orange and impart fragrance and flavor.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Muenster, Turkey, and Apple QuesadillasThere's no trick to this speedy, kid-pleasing meal that plays well on the busiest fall nights.
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Our Favorite Roast Chicken Recipes
Whether paired with aromatic herbs, piquant spices, or savory vegetables, we’ve collected our best recipes for succulent, flavorful whole roast chicken. You’ll find classics such as chicken with 40 cloves of garlic, roast chicken with rosemary and potatoes, and herb-roasted chicken, in addition to more unusual recipes such as beer-can-roasted chicken, spatchcocked chicken, and chicken roasted in a brown paper bag.
15 Easy Steak Recipes That Beef Up Your Meat GameSometimes, a steak with salt and pepper is all you need. Other times, you wish there were more creative ways to cook a steak. But how much can you actually do to something that cooks in mere minutes? It's all in the seasoning and the sauces! Try these easy recipes the next time you're craving steak.
Chicken Playbook Recipes
It has a rich flavor, beautiful red-orange flesh, and high levels of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, so it's not surprising salmon is everyone's favorite fish.
Chili RecipesA simmering pot of chili warms up any occasion -- set it out alongside bowls full of colorful toppings and crisp tortilla strips, and let guests help themselves. It's the quintessential recipe for both cozy family meals and stress-free entertaining, but let's not forget its status as one of the all-time best meals to freeze!
Stirring the Pot: Our Most Ravishing Risotto RecipesHow does risotto differ from a plain bowl of rice? Let us count the ways. We begin with a special variety of rice (Arborio, Carnaroli, or Vialone Nano) with a starchy outer layer that is especially adept at absorbing sauces. The rice also releases some of its starch into the cooking liquid, giving the dish a velvety texture. The gradual addition of broth as the rice cooks, plus plenty of butter and cheese, dial up risotto’s lusciousness. Try our risotto recipes, they're easy and delicious --and just right for a weeknight dinner.
Quick Main-Course Salad Recipes
Quick main-course salads from Martha Stewart are great for weeknights. You'll find chicken Caesar salad, tuna salad nicoise, taco salad, and more.
Carbonara and Other Entirely Irresistible Bacon Pasta RecipesWhen you think comfort food, do you think pasta carbonara and other noodle and bacon dishes? There are few pairings that work as harmoniously as bacon and pasta. Not only are the flavors complementary, but cooking bacon results in a gloriously flavorful rendered fat that can -- and should! -- be used to cook additional ingredients. It ties the entire dish together with a smoky richness that’s just irresistible.
Put together a family feast that's so much better than takeout. From meaty deep-dish styles to the thinnest-crust vegetarian pizza, there's something here for everyone.
Spring Pasta Recipes
Make one of these fresh, delicious pastas celebrating the best that spring has to offer, including peas, asparagus, artichokes, herbs, ramps, and more.
Beyond Turkey: Thanksgiving Main Dishes
Turkey might be the traditional center of the Thanksgiving table, but there are times when an alternative main dish is desired. For a holiday meal with a twist, we offer a selection of festive main course recipes including roast beef, pork tenderloin, Cornish hens, salmon, duck, lasagna, and roast chicken.Recipe
South Asian Fish with Green ChutneyWrapping the fish in banana leaves makes this dish more authentic. They are big, so you will only need one or two.Recipe
Asian Slaw and Somen Salad with Spice-Rubbed TunaWhole-wheat somen noodles are thin, light, delicate, and soft. Similar to vermicelli, these Japanese noodles are often served cold in summer months. They add substance to this crunchy, colorful slaw.Recipe
Salade a la Grecque with Grilled ChickenThis salad inspired by the flavors of Greece includes tomatoes, feta cheese, red onion, and Kalamata olives. The dressing combines olive oil, lemon juice, and oregano.Recipe
Grilled Salmon with Spicy Honey-Basil SauceCook this grilled salmon with spicy honey-basil sauce on the backyard grill or under the broiler for a quick and easy dinner. You can buy salmon as fillets or as steaks.Recipe
Quick Tomato SauceThis tomato sauce -- rich in beneficial lycopene -- tastes great over pasta, fish, or grilled chicken. It can be stored in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to five days.Recipe
Thai Beef Salad With Fresh HerbsThis low-calorie salad gives you half your daily servings of fruits and vegetables.Recipe
Spinach Salad with WalnutsNutritious spinach gets a protein boost from walnuts and eggs.Recipe
Skewered Beef on Noodle NestsLarge Italian or Thai basil leaves, or shiso, sometimes called Japanese mint, can be used in place of the traditional, but obscure, pepper leaf.Recipe
Savory Sweet PotatoWho says sweet potatoes can't talk a walk on the savory side? Balancing sweet, salty, and spicy, this would be a great side dish or a satisfying snack.Recipe
Cherry Tomato and Feta SaladThe summer treat to end all summer treats, this cherry tomato and feta salad will satisfy you at snack time like no vending machine fare ever could.Recipe
Tomato, Burrata, and Pesto PiadinasThis piadina, or thin Italian flatbread, is fashioned after a margherita pizza, but feel free to experiment with your own combo of vegetables and oozy cheese. (We like asparagus and Fontina.)Recipe
DIY VinaigretteShake this up for a salad dressing you will have for several days.Recipe
Simple Stewed LentilsStuff these into a pita with some fresh tomato and Greek yogurt for an energy-boosting lunch.Recipe
Lemon-Arugula SoupThis quick soup makes use of pre-cooked polenta and has a lemony flavor.Recipe
Pizza with Fresh Figs, Ricotta, Thyme, and HoneyTry a stone fruit instead of figs and think about this pizza as a dessert.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Rabbit ProvencaleRoasted hazelnuts make a rich natural thickener for this flavorful rabbit dish.Recipe
Homemade Mint JellyThis bright-green jelly is traditionally served with lamb.Recipe
SalpicaoThis mild, crunchy Brazilian chicken salad is a nice addition to a buffet; it could also be served on its own for lunch or a light supper.Recipe
Slow-Cooker Pork ChopPork chops cut from the shoulder have more connective tissues that break down as they cook, making them a great choice for a low and slow cook. Browning the bacon and pork chops in a pan first gives this dish layers of added flavor.See More