30+ Gluten Free Dinners
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Whether you’re avoiding gluten for health reasons or want to cut back on carbs, these amazing gluten free dinners are sure to please everyone. Bonus: Most of our recipes include freezing instructions, so you can double and freeze a batch for later.
I cut out gluten and dairy from my diet for some health reasons about a year and half ago. My kids still tell me how sorry they feel for me. But, here’s the honest truth: I don’t feel sorry for myself! Surprisingly, eating gluten-free meals has been easier and more delicious than I ever thought. I don’t even have to cook separate meals for my family and myself.
Take a look at this round-up of mouthwatering gluten-free dinner recipes, and you’ll see just how good everyone will be eating without gluten!
30+ Delicious Gluten-Free Dinners
These gluten-free dinner recipes are sure to please everyone’s palates!
Grilled Honey Garlic Chicken Kabobs
This 5-ingredient chicken kabob marinade is sweet, savory, and incredibly easy! With just a few simple pantry ingredients, you can take your kabob game to the next level.
Vegetarian Tortilla Soup
This 15-minute pantry staple is a meatless “one-pot wonder” that I’ve been making and freezing for years for my family. Filled with beans, tomatoes, chilis, corn, and more, it only gets better the longer it sits in the fridge.
Pan-Seared, Oven Finished Steak
Follow these simple steps to make the perfect steak that starts on the stove and finishes in the oven. Or, cook a steak to perfection on the grill.
BBQ Chicken Drumsticks
Kids and adults go for these finger-licking drumsticks every time. You can make them in the oven or try our Crockpot BBQ Drumsticks recipe.
Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef
An easy, healthy, dump-and-go, delicious dinner. This freezer-friendly recipe is a win for my family and is a great recipe for large groups. So simple!
Slow Cooker Honey Bourbon Chicken
Of all the gluten-free dinner recipes on this list, this one might be my favorite. A little sweet and a little spicy, this easy chicken recipe is BIG on flavor and takes just minutes to throw in the slow cooker.
5 Ingredient Breakfast Casserole
With only 5 main ingredients–potatoes, cheese, sausage (or bacon), eggs, and milk, this Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is a cinch to throw together. You can even make it ahead of time and store in the fridge, or make this into a freezer meal using our instructions.
This versatile gluten-free recipe comes together quickly. You can use the crockpot, Instant Pot, or a Dutch oven to cook the pork roast to perfection. Then quickly broil it at the end for a divine crisp texture. Double the recipe and make it an easy freezer meal!
Instant Pot Tomato Soup
This healthy and absolutely delicious soup works well to freeze as leftovers in small portions for lunches down the road. Or, serve it tonight along with some grilled cheese sandwiches (gluten-free bread, of course) or with gluten-free croutons on top.
Italian Baked Chicken Thighs
Easiest dinner win ever. A few simple pantry seasonings combine to season this economical cut of chicken. Throw them in the oven and serve with a simple side like Boiled Baby Potatoes and you’re golden.
Baked Nachos: 3 Ways!
Baked Nachos can be customized however you want, is a great recipe for large groups, and come together fast! Here are three options:
- Our freezer-friendly Instant Pot Chicken Nachos are a great starter meal for the Instant Pot.
- Or try our Shredded Beef Nachos (and use leftovers for tacos the next night).
- Use leftover Taco Meat for traditional Baked Nachos.
Grilled Balsamic Herb Chicken
Balsamic Herb Grilled Chicken is moist, tender, and packed with flavor through and through! The flavor combinations of the marinade make this my go-to recipe for warm-weather grilling!
Mini Salmon Patties with Lemony Avocado Sauce
These kid-friendly salmon patties are not only some of the healthiest burgers out there, but every bite is a burst of citrusy, fresh deliciousness. They are gluten-free, dairy-free, and make a great freezer meal. It’s super easy to keep all of the ingredients for the salmon patties on hand in the pantry and in the fridge. Using canned salmon makes it economical too!
Cranberry Balsamic Baked Chicken
Who doesn’t love a one-dish wonder? Several of our Freezer Foodies (join us!) told us they make this gluten-free dinner all the time for their families.
Chicken and Steak Fajitas
I personally think this is one of the best gluten-free dinner recipes on our list. It’s fast to make, super flavorful, and can be customized for each family member. Love this one!
Super Stuffed Baked Potatoes
This rich-tasting, twice-stuffed baked potato that you can actually feel good about! Greek yogurt and chicken broth help replace some of the fat in this typically calorie-laden side dish, while the addition of two superfoods, sweet potato, and broccoli, up the nutrition payout. These super spuds are both hearty enough to serve as an entree and decadent enough to serve as a side dish on a special occasion.
Southwest Chicken Burritos Bowls
Here’s a healthy and filling dinner idea for everyone! Delicious marinated grilled chicken is served over brown rice and with your favorite southwest toppings.
Grilled Sirloin Steak Kabobs
Fire up the grill for this palate-pleaser. The magic of this easy dinner idea is in the marinade.
One Sheet Roasted Brussels, Brats, and Sweet Potatoes
Dinner is done on one sheet? Yes, please! You’ll love the flavor and color combo in this gluten-free dinner. Leftovers are tasty, too.
Cheddar Chive Egg Bites
Next time you’re in the mood for Breakfast-for-Dinner, try these tasty egg bites served alongside some No Fail Bacon and one of these smoothies.
Even the most reluctant seafood eaters will enjoy this succulent lemony shrimp. Broiling for only a few minutes on each side creates a crisp exterior while maintaining a juicy interior. The skewers and beautiful garnishes make this easy dish a fun one to serve for family dinner or as a party appetizer.
The Best Instant Pot Vegetable Soup
Easy and healthy Instant Pot soup! With hearty beans and barley plus onions, carrots, celery, garlic, tomatoes, and kale, this soup tastes amazing, satisfies, and keeps you healthy in the winter months. Freezer meal instructions included.
A perfect marriage of sweet and savory marinade ingredients, along with the foil-cooking method, takes salmon filets to a whole new level. Broiling at the very end is necessary to create caramelization on top.
Pork Tenderloin with Seasoned Rub
This dinner recipe is one of our family’s top 5 favorites! Turns out perfectly every time and pleases all the palates.
Slow Cooker Chicken Fiesta Soup
This slow cooker chicken soup is not only gluten-free and dairy-free (if you don’t add cheese and sour cream at the end), but it freezes beautifully either before cooking or after. Packed with fresh flavor, the veggies give it that fiesta vibe that everyone will love.
Mini Chicken Burgers with Herbs
This chicken burger recipe (with gluten-free options) is a kid and adult fave! Make ahead and freeze a batch for later or make them tonight for a delicious and healthy dinner. Eat by itself or on a gluten-free bun.
Slow Cooker Turkey Chili with Sweet Potatoes and Black Beans
Look no further for a comforting slow cooker freezer meal. This lean turkey chili is not only hearty and absolutely delicious, but it’s also chock full of fiber, protein, and nutrients. This crock pot chili is delicious fresh but is also a great make-ahead meal.
7 Chicken Marinades
Try any of our 7 popular chicken marinades and cook using our instructions for the grill, oven, Instant Pot, or slow cooker. You can even download our free cheat sheet to have on hand anytime!
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
When you grill a pork tenderloin, you get flavor, moistness, and an extra char-crispiness that coats the outside of the tenderloin. This is a no-fail method that you’ll come back to over and over again.
Classic Stovetop Chili
Want a super flavorful recipe that can feed a crowd, won’t break the bank, or doesn’t take much time? Here’s our go-to! Or, you can try our Pumpkin Chili recipe for a vegetarian take. It’s delicious and nutritious!
Gourmet Crockpot Breakfast Casserole
Your fam will oooh and ahhhh over this gourmet Crockpot Breakfast Casserole, whether you serve it for a weekend brunch or a weeknight dinner. Its depth of flavor and beautiful color comes from onions, garlic, kale, roasted red peppers, bacon, and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.
Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp and Pineapple Kabobs
Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp and Pineapple Kabobs are every bit as tasty as they sound. The sweetness of grilled fresh pineapple pairs perfectly with the smoky saltiness of the bacon.
Easy Crockpot Drumsticks
With just a few simple seasonings, a few hours in the crockpot, and a few minutes under the broiler, you’ll have a crispy, flavorful texture on the outside and tender, moist chicken on the inside of these drumsticks. Sooo easy!
Totally Tasty Taco Bar
I serve some version of this each week because it pleases both the gluten-free and gluten-lover eaters in our home. Just offer corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas and the rest is gluten-free!
Make 6 Gluten Free Dinners in 1 Hour
If you want to make life really easy, use our 1 Hour Freezer Prep Sessions to fill your freezer with delicious meals for later.
All of our prep sessions include gluten-free substitutions or are naturally gluten-free. However, I specifically created Prep Session 6 to be both gluten-free and dairy-free.
I hope you enjoy these delicious gluten-free dinners as much as our family has over the years!
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