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Any cook’s main dish is always the piece de resistance. That’s why it’s so important to serve a main dish that is beautiful, impressive and above all, delicious! How about trying an original Jamaican curry, a Tex-Mex taco pie, or a classic, hearty chili. Or you can go vegetarian with a beautiful stuffed eggplant main dish. Check out our main dish recipes for some mouth-watering inspiration.

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  • Ground meat
  • Coriander, chopped
  • Onions, minced
  • Egg
  • Salt
  • Ground Pepper
  • Cheddar (cube and slice)
  • Canola Oil


Chop coriander and mince onions

Mix the meat, coriander, onions, pepper and salt in a large bowl

With your hands, shape the meat into a large ball

On a clean surface, flatten the ball and place a cube of cheddar on top

Cover the cheese with the edges of the meat, creating a ball again

Place in a pan and let one side simmer in canola oil

Flip the patty and place a slice of cheddar on top

Place the lid on the pan and let cook to desired texture

Put the patty in a bun with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


Top Recipe

By Lingonberrylane, Lydia Ln

Rate this recipe 3.7/5 (507 Votes)
Stuffed Eggplant 4 Pictures

Servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10
Cost Average budget

  • 1 Eggplant
  • 3 slices Bacon
  • 1/4-1/2 cup onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 package button mushrooms
  • Cheese - I used a mixture of cheddar and parmesan because that's what I had on hand.
  • Topping:
  • breadcrumbs - I had some homemade from an old baguette mixed with a little parmesan, garlic and chives
  • Garnish (make it pretty)
  • Crumbled bacon
  • chives
  • parsley

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You can't go wrong with this delicious dish!

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A classic BBQ favorite with an Asian twist! Full recipe HERE

  • 1 pound button bone spareribs
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 heaping tablespoons cornstarch mixed in cold water
4.9/5 (210 Votes)


Mix the sour cream & soups together

  • Chicken Breasts
  • 1 package of Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 500 ml of Sour Cream
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5/5 (3 Votes)

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This classic French Tomato Tart is easy to make, and perfect for sharing!

  • 1 prepared tart dough
  • 2-3 tomatoes, depending on size
  • hot or grainy mustard
  • grated cheese
  • olive oil
  • dried parsley and garlic
4.8/5 (55 Votes)


saute mushrooms and onions in margarine about 5 mins

  • 1 cup of thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup of finely chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp. of corn oil margarine
  • 2 tbsp. of flour
  • 2 cups of chicken broth or stock
  • 2 tbsp. skim milk powder
  • 1/2 cup of skim milk
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1/2 tsp. of pepper
4.8/5 (32 Votes)

Today we're going to introduce you to a delicious savory and hearty variant with potatoes, bacon, leeks and a cheesy parmesan topping.


Put 2 tbsp. of butter in a wok and sauté garlic and onions for 2-3 minutes on low to medium heat until onions beco

  • 8 oz. sliced crimini or baby bella mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp. onions, finely chopped
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp. unbleached wheat flour
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg powder
4.8/5 (11 Votes)



  • 6 chicken breast(cooked and boiled) ,2 cans of cream of mushroom & chicken soup ,1 cup of milk ,1 3/4 cup chicken broth ,1 stick of butter ,1 bag of cornbread stuffing
4.7/5 (69 Votes)


Nothing beats a good club sandwich, with its stacked layers of simple ingredients that go together so deliciously

  • 3 slices white bread (toasted)
  • 2 slices cooked bacon
  • 2 ounces cooked roasted chicken breast
  • 2 tomato slices
  • 1 slice cheese
  • 2 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
4.7/5 (22 Votes)


Mix ground beef, cheese, onion and hamburger seasoning in bowl

  • 2 LBS Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Cup Crumbled Blue Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 TBSP McCormick Grill mates Hamburger Seasoning
  • 8 Hamburger or Kaiser rolls
4.7/5 (76 Votes)


CHILI HOT DOG. Discover our recipe

  • 3lbs. ground chuck, 1 cup ketcup ,8T.yellow mustard, 1/2 cup sugar ,1 small sweet onion chopped up fine
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This cheesy broccoli, chicken and rice casserole comes together in few steps and is sure to please the whole family

  • 8 oz. bag of frozen broccoli, thawed
  • 4 chicken tenderloins
  • 1 1/2 cups grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 can cream of chicken
  • 1/2 sleeve Ritz crackers
  • 1 cup rice
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
4.5/5 (235 Votes)

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