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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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Easy Lemon Soufflés

Easy Lemon Soufflés

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By Lingonberrylane, Lydia Ln

Rate this recipe 3.8/5 (464 Votes)
Stuffed Eggplant 4 Pictures
Details

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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  • 2 (14 oz.) cans chicken broth
  • 2 C. water
  • 3 carrots
  • chopped
  • 3 stalks celery
  • chopped
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 3 slices fresh ginger root
  • 1 Tbs. vegetable oil
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  • 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
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  • thawed
  • 4 chicken tenderloins
  • 1 1/2 cups grated extra sharp cheddar cheese
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  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
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  • 1 tbsp club house roasted chili and tamarind spice
  • 1 tbsp creole hot sauce
  • 3 1/2 cups AP dough
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp vegan margarine
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 can tomatoes
  • diced
  • 1 pkg salsa seasoning
  • 2 cups lettuce
  • shredded
  • 5 green onions
  • sliced
  • 1 banana pepper
  • chopped
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  • chopped
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  • 8-10 chicken legs or approx 15 wings
  • 1 1/2 cups honey garlic BBQ sauce
  • 2 tsp franks red hot sauce
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3.8/5 (222 Votes)

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  • 300g crozet
  • 100g bacon
  • 150g of Beaufort or Comte cheese
  • 20cl of sour cream or creme fraiche
  • fresh parsley
  • 2 onions
4.5/5 (128 Votes)

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Wash the drumsticks and leave it in the colander to dry

  • 4 - 6 Chicken drumsticks with skin
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp granulated onion powder
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt to taste
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic
3/5 (248 Votes)

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  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 jar of cheez whiz
  • onion spice to taste
  • Garlic spice to taste
  • 1/2 bag of elbow noodles
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4.4/5 (105 Votes)

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  • 1 1/2 cup macaroni pasta
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  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 eggs
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  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 slices crumbled White bread
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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  • 1/2 cup dried mushrooms (optional)
3.4/5 (223 Votes)

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