30-Minute Gluten-Free Dinner Recipes (2024)

Gluten-Free? Look no further for Easy Gluten-Free Meals! These simple Gluten-Free Recipes will be on the table in less than 30 minutes--and they don't require any specialty grocery items! These recipes will save you time and money and help make sticking to a Gluten-Free Diet manageable!

Are you looking to get dinner on the table quickly, yet restricted due to a gluten-free diet? These easy gluten-free recipes are for you!

While I have shared with you gluten-free lunch ideas, these simple, wholesome recipes are perfect for fast Dinners! They are made with easy-to-find, affordable ingredients and are on the table in less than 30 minutes!

Meatless Gluten-Free Meals

I love a quick meatless meal any night of the week.

While I am not a vegetarian, I really do prefer meatless meals myself. And by adding a few meatless meals to the week, you can cut back on your grocery spending along with doing something good for your health.

These quick meatless gluten-free meals are on the table in less than 30 minutes, making them easy weeknight options.

Easy Tostadas: These simple tostadas are a cross between a taco and a Mexican Pizza--and they are a huge hit with the kids!

Baked Tostadas

In less than 20 minutes, you can have these flavorful, easy Baked Tostadas that your entire family will enjoy.

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Black Bean Tacos: When you need simple and affordable, these Baked Black Bean Tacos fit the bill and are ready in just 15 minutes----perfect for the busiest of nights!

Black Bean Tacos

Made with pantry ingredients in less than 15 minutes, these Black Bean Tacos are a quick dinner recipe that your family is sure to love!

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Easy Lentil Tacos: These meatless tacos are hearty enough that even the carnivores devour them!

Easy Lentil Tacos

Ready in under 30 minutes with simple, affordable ingredients, these Lentil Tacos are made with ridiculously delicious seasoned lentils, crunchy cabbage, and a fresh avocado sauce.

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Sweet Potato Burritos

Hearty, earthy, and incredibly easy, these Sweet Potato Burritos are not only healthy but delicious.

Sweet Potato Burritos

Filled with sweet potatoes, black beans, and southwestern spices, these easy vegetarian burritos are hearty, filling, and healthy!

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Lentil Chili: Chili has a reputation for taking forever to cook. But this Vegetarian Lentil Chili comes together in 30 minutes! It is super easy to make, hearty, and packed with nutrients and fiber!

Lentil Chili

This Vegetarian Lentil Chili is made with simple ingredients and flavorful spices. It's wholesome, filling, hearty and makes an easy meatless meal.

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Easy Fried Rice: This simple veggie fried rice recipe makes a perfect side dish or vegetarian dinner, just be sure to use gluten-free soy sauce to keep this a gluten-free meal.

Fried Rice

An easy recipe for vegetable fried rice that tastes better than take-out and is ready in just 15 minutes.

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Easy Bean Burritos: These refried bean burritos are one of my stand-by easy recipes for busy nights. They are easy to make and can use canned refried beans or Instant Pot refried beans.

Easy Bean Burritos

These easy refried bean burritos are made with creamy refried beans, pumpkin puree, tender rice, and a flavorful blend of spices, to create an affordable, filling, and satisfying meal.

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Easy Thai Noodles: Peanut Thai Noodles are made with a simple homemade Thai Peanut Sauce, tons of fresh veggies, and rice noodles, for a simple meal perfect for a weeknight that is light and fresh, and gluten-free thanks to the rice noodles.

Easy Thai Noodles

Made with a simple homemade Peanut Sauce, tons of fresh veggies, and rice noodles, these Thai-Inspired Noodles are perfect for a weeknight dinner or lunch.

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Sweet Potato Chili: This hearty chili is packed with so many good things, no one will miss the meat!

Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

Easy, hearty vegetarian chili recipe made with quinoa, black beans, and sweet potatoes.

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Gluten-Free Meals with Seafood

These simple gluten-free, seafood recipes are on the table in less than 30 minutes but are still packed with flavor!

Easy Skillet Tilapia Veracruz: One pan, 20 minutes, and tons of flavor--this gluten-free recipe is a winner!

Fish Veracruz

Mild white fish is cooked and flavored in an incredibly easy Veracruz sauce that comes together quickly for a one-pan meal made in less than 15 minutes.

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Avocado Tuna Salad: I hated tuna salad until I tried this bright and fresh version!

Easy Avocado Tuna Salad

Avocado tuna salad is made with avocado, lime juice, and cilantro for a bright, refreshing, wholesome spin on classic tuna salad.

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Pan-Seared Tilapia: The simple seasoning on this fish makes this dish memorable.

Chili Lime Pan-Seared Tilapia

Tilapia is seasoned with a sweet and spicy rub and finished and quickly pan-fried to create a simple, flavorful fish dinner.

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Gluten-Free Meals with Beef

Ground beef is a busy weeknight's dream come true when it comes to a quick meal. Ground beef cooks up in a short amount of time and can become the base of so many easy meals.

One of my favorite things to do with this recipe for Sloppy Joes and Taco Meat is to serve it up in lettuce wraps, baked sweet potatoes, or baked potatoes for a perfect gluten-free meal. And when I bake the potatoes in my Instant Pot, my dinner is still done starting to finish in 30 minutes.

Note: If you forgetto thaw out your hamburger meat (I am guilty of this many times!!), check out my method for perfectly cooking frozen meat.

Homemade Sloppy Joes: This recipe for Homemade Sloppy Joes is sweet, and savory, with a hint of spice from the fresh jalapeno, creating the perfect balance of savory flavors. These are SO much better than any Sloppy Joe made with canned sauce.

Homemade Sloppy Joes

An easy homemade recipe for Homemade Sloppy Joes made with lean ground beef and a sweet and tangy homemade sloppy joe sauce.

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Taco Meat: This recipe is so easy, but a gluten-free staple! By making your own taco meat, you can leave the gluten behind but still have all the flavor!

Taco Meat

This is the best recipe taco meat! Made with the just the right ratio of spices, this taco meat is perfect for tacos, burritos, taco salad, or taco pizza.

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Taco Salad: Taco Salad is often my go-to meal when serving dairy-free or gluten-free guests. Everyone loves it and customizes this taco salad to fit their needs. This gluten-free taco salad is made with taco meat, fresh veggies, and a creamy Tex Mex dressing.

Taco Salad

This easy recipe for taco salad is made with perfectly seasoned meat, tons of fresh ingredients, and a creamy, bright dressing.

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Gluten-Free Meals with Pork

Pork is one meat I adore! I feel it has incredible flavor and is still lean and of course a great source of protein.

I tend to cook with a lot of pork loin which lends itself to slow-cooked meals like pork carnitas or apple pork roast. BUT pork chops or pork tenderloin are both great options for quick-cooking, gluten-free 30-minute meals.

Instant Pot Pork Chops: These Instant Pot Pork Chops are made with rich, gluten-free mushroom gravy for a comforting dish! Serve with a side of mashed potatoes or rice to keep this meal gluten-free.

Instant Pot Pork Chops

This recipe for Instant Pot Pork Chops is an easy, delicious recipe for pork loin chops served in a rich homemade mushroom gravy.

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Skillet Pork Tenderloin: The flavors in this one-pot gluten-free meal are incredible! The pork tenderloin becomes tender and the cabbage is perfectly braised in a sweet and savory liquid.

Skillet Pork Tenderloin with Cabbage

Tender pork tenderloin chops are pan seared with cabbage, mustard and cider for an easy, healthy, low carb pork tenderloin recipe

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Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin: Sweet potatoes, apples, and pork all cook together for a simple gluten-free meal packed with incredible flavor.

Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin

The Instant Pot perfectly cooks up pork tenderloin along with a delicious sweet and savory sweet potato apple mash. This Instant Pot meal is an all in one meal made in less than 30 minutes.

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Gluten-Free Meals with Chicken

Chicken is probably the first protein people associate with easy 30-minute meals.

Chicken breast is so lean it cooks up in a matter of minutes. But also leftover rotisserie chicken is a quick 30-minute meal go-to--and when you start with a homemade rotisserie chicken, you can assure that your meal is gluten-free as well.

Barbecue Chicken Salad: This is one of my family's all-time favorites! This recipe is based on a popular restaurant's BBQ Chicken Salad--just this version leaves out the gluten!

BBQ chicken salad

BBQ Chicken Salad, made with crunchy romaine, sweet corn, sharp red onions, juicy tomatoes, fresh cucumber, shredded cheese, crunchy tortilla chips and a barbecue ranch dressing is fresh, filling, creamy, tangy, and just down right delicious.

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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken: I make a huge batch of this buffalo chicken for meal prep! It isis great served alone or used for tacos, pizza, or sandwiches.

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken

Jam-packed with flavor and a creamy, spicy sauce, Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken makes a perfect base for salads, wraps, sandwiches, tacos, and pizzas!

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Chicken Asparagus Stir Fry: While the recipe calls for asparagus, use any vegetable your family likes in this simple chicken stir fry.

Chicken Asparagus Stir Fry

An easy 15-minute chicken stir fry that features crisp-tender asparagus, thinly sliced chicken, and a honey lemon glaze.

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Easy Orange Chicken: This Orange chicken is just the recipe you need to brighten up your day! Bright and fresh, and made in one pan--this orange chicken is simple, delicious, and picky eater-approved. Alternatively, you can prepare Instant Pot Orange Chicken for a delicious, hands-off 30-minute meal.

Healthy Orange Chicken

Made with a sweet and tangy citrus sauce and lean chicken breast, this recipe for homemade orange chicken allows you to enjoy a takeout favorite without the excess calories and sodium.

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Honey Lemon Chicken Skillet: The ingredients are simple. The work is minimal. The results are incredible. Honey Lemon Chicken is one of my favorite ways to prepare chicken breasts on busy nights.

Honey Lemon Chicken Skillet

With just a handful of ingredients and less than 20 minutes, this simple chicken skillet dinner is on the table!

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Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy: This recipe always surprises people, because it is so simple to make, yet delicious. It is a great way to try out bok choy!

Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy

Chicken and Bok Choy Stir-Fry is full of chicken, veggies, and a sweet and spicy sauce and comes together in just 15 minutes!

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Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken: Chicken, pineapple, peppers, and onions cook together in a sweet and sour sauce in the Instant Pot for a copycat version of Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken. This recipe is a favorite with the kids!

Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

Put down the take-out menu and make a healthier version of your take-out favorite with this quick and healthy Instant Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken.

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Instant Pot Chicken Breasts: This is the MOST versatile chicken recipe! Chicken breasts are steamed in seasoned pineapple juice and can be served plain or shredded to use in sandwiches, wraps, or salads.

Instant Pot Chicken Breast

Use this recipe for Instant Pot Chicken Breast to cook fresh or frozen chicken breasts, resulting in tender, juicy chicken every single time!

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Skillet Chicken with Green Beans and Tomatoes: Filled with flavorful chicken and fresh vegetables, you will love this easy, low-carb, gluten-free, one-pan meal.

Chicken with Green Beans and Tomatoes

This simple chicken skillet recipe is made just 20 minutes with tender chicken, crisp-tender green beans, fresh tomatoes, and a rich, acidic lemon garlic pan sauce.

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Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu: This gluten-free spin on chicken cordon bleu is as simple as it gets! Chicken, ham, and Swiss cheese are layered together and then baked in a Dijon wine sauce.

Easy Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

5 ingredient Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu is one of the EASIEST, yet most impressive chicken recipes you will ever make. This recipe for Chicken Cordon Bleu is also gluten-Free and low-carb.

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Southwest Chicken Salad: It is the lime dressing that seals the deal on this simple Tex-Mex Chicken Salad.

Southwest Chicken Salad

Starring seasoned chicken a creamy cilantro lime dressing, this southwest salad is packed with incredible flavor and rather easy to make.

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Mexican Chicken Skillet: This one-pan meal seems almost too simple to be so good! Spicy chicken sausage is pan-fried with sweet potatoes and black beans for a spicy, healthy, skillet chicken meal. Feel free to use cubed chicken breasts or ground meat in place of the chicken sausage.

Tex-Mex Chicken and Sweet Potato Recipe

Made with chicken, sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, and taco seasoning, this simple Tex-Mex Chicken Skillet is sure to become a family favorite.

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Instant Pot Chicken Tacos: This recipe for Instant Pot Chicken Tacos has to be one of my all-time favorite recipes. It is almost embarrassingly easy and everyone always loves it! This meal saves me from running through the drive-thru on many nights. Serve in corn shells for one of the easiest gluten-free meals ever!

Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

Made with just 5 ingredients, this dump-and-cook Instant Pot Chicken Recipe comes together with minimal effort and spectacular results.

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I hope you found a few ideas to inspire you to make a fast gluten-free dinner! Be sure to check out my entire collection of gluten-free recipes for more inspiration.

30-Minute Gluten-Free Dinner Recipes (2024)
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