18 One-Pot Gluten-Free Dinners for Busy Evenings
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18 One-Pot Gluten-Free Dinners for Busy Evenings

It’s 2017 now, and eating gluten-free hardly means living off of rice and meat alone. If you’ve adopted the lifestyle, we’ve got plenty of gluten-free cake recipes and breakfast recipes for you. But often, these (admittedly amazing) dishes require some time, effort, and well, lots of dirty dishes. Not so for these 18 one-pot gf dinner recipes! Keep reading for your soon-to-be favorite dishes that’ll save you time and effort!

1. Tuscan Vegetable Lentil Soup: A hearty bowl of soup doesn’t need to contain noodles to be comforting. Case in point: This healthy and protein-packed Tuscan veggie soup. Leave off the Parmesan cheese if you want it to be 100 percent vegan too. (via Yummy Mummy Kitchen)

2. Thai Veggie Quinoa Bowl: Use pre-cooked quinoa to make this flavorful and filling salad. It’s perfect for making ahead and bringing to work. Think of it as the ultimate healthy convenience food. (via Avocado Pesto)

3. Healthy Jalapeño Sweet Potato Chicken Chili: Featuring chicken, sweet potatoes, black beans, and heaps of fresh veggies, it doesn’t get much healthier — or more flavorful — than this chili. (via Pinch of Yum)

4. One Pot Gluten-Free Mac and Cheese: Mac and cheese lovers with food sensitivities will be forever grateful for this homemade pasta recipe. The key here, of course, is a good gluten-free macaroni. Anything that is made with rice or quinoa will do — just make sure it’s labeled “gluten-free.” (via Iowa Girl Eats)

5. One Pot Paleo Sausage and Slaw Skillet: If you’ve ever gone to a barbecue or sports party and wished your friends’ brats were more in line with your dietary style, wish no more. This sausage and slaw skillet is actually pretty nutritious, and providing you buy the right sausages, it’s totally gluten-free. Pro tip: If you want this a little less spicy, feel free to skip the red pepper flakes. (via Fox and Briar)

6. Turmeric and Coconut Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque: Soups are kinda the original one-pot recipe. This particular one is not only uber flavorful — it’s packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients, with the shining star being turmeric. (via Emily Kyle Nutrition)

7. Paleo Chicken Curry With Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes: This Paleo-friendly dish lets you make healthy, classic Indian curry at home. The ingredient list is lengthy, but most of it is spices. Cayenne, coriander, cumin, garlic, and cilantro, to be exact. (via Abbey’s Kitchen)

8. One Skillet Mexican Rice Casserole: Speaking of gluten-free ethnic cuisine, rice-based Mexican food is totally on the table if you’re avoiding gluten. This super-easy recipe requires a pan that can go from the stove to the oven, but beyond that, it’s made with all mostly staple ingredients, like beans, cheese, rice, onions, and peppers. (via Making Thyme for My Health)

9. Coq au Vin Blanc: With a name like “coq au vin,” you’d expect this recipe to be totally complicated to make. However, it’s actually pretty easy. You just need a Dutch oven, a bunch of fresh, heathy ingredients, and some white wine. (via Taste, Love and Nourish)

10. Crockpot Sweet Potato Lentils: Warm, filling, and amazingly healthy, this crockpot dish literally couldn’t be easier to make. Combine your sweet potatoes, broth, and spices into a crockpot, set for a few hours, add some lentils, cook some more, and stir in coconut milk at the end. (via Pinch of Yum)

11. One Pan Mexican Quinoa: If our aforementioned Mexican rice casserole wasn’t really your jam but you’re still craving Mexican eats, nom on this quinoa-based alternative. (via Damn Delicious)

12. Butternut Squash Bake With Kale and Tomato Cream: Given that this recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, AND sugar-free, you may be wondering what’s actually in it. The answer is flavorful ingredients like Italian sausage, cubed butternut squash, onions, kale, coconut milk, eggs, and red pepper. (via Paleo Running Mama)

13. Paleo Skillet Beef Fajitas: These fajitas are Paleo-friendly and gluten-free, but they’re also totally customizable. Add jalapeño if you want something spicy, or potatoes for more substantial carbohydrates. (via A Healthy Life for Me)

14. Shredded Chicken Enchilada Soup: This tasty soup only requires 10 minutes of prep. Just throw everything into your slow cooker and come home to this mildly spicy and totally healthy dinner. (via RecipeTin Eats)

15. Easiest Vegan One Pot Quinoa: This 100 percent plant-based recipe contains a veritable cornucopia of nutritious ingredients. To name a few: red bell peppers, mixed herbs, sun dried tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, onion, chickpeas, cilantro, and baby spinach. (via Crazy Vegan Kitchen)

16. One Pan Paleo Jerky Nachos: If you’re gluten-free, another junk food fave you may be missing out on are nachos. These Paleo-friendly bad boys are the solution. They’re made in just one pan and are ready to eat in about 15 minutes. (via PaleoHacks)

17. Asian Skillet Slaw: This gluten-free meal is hearty enough for your main entree thanks to ground beef, ginger, carrots, Chinese spices, and, of course, cabbage, and the combination of flavors will totally blow your mind. (via Worth Cooking)

18. Summer Vegetables With Sausage and Potatoes: Sometimes it’s the simplest meals that are the most flavorful. Case in point: this savory and satisfying meat-and-potatoes skillet. If you’re vegetarian, simply sub in a gluten-free vegan protein such as tempeh. (via Skinnytaste)

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