22 Easy Gluten-Free Dinner Recipes

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Pan of Shiitake Mushroom Risotto for our roundup of Easy Gluten-Free Dinner Recipes

As routines resume and summer comes to a close, we find ourselves craving simple and nourishing dinners. We’ve compiled some of our favorite easy gluten-free dinner recipes to help make meal time enjoyable and delicious for all eaters.

Tray filled with Gado Gado made with roasted and fresh vegetables and Spicy Peanut Sauce
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Gado Gado with Spicy Peanut Sauce
An Indonesian-inspired bowl made with brown rice, vegetables, and spicy peanut sauce. Incredibly customizable and perfect for a simple, basic yet hearty meal. Just 30 minutes required!
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Using wooden spoons to pick up a serving of our Vegan Cauliflower Stir Fry recipe
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30-Minute Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry
Easy, flavorful, satisfying cauliflower rice stir-fry ready in just 30 minutes! Vegetable-rich, studded with roasted cashews, grain-free!
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Using chopsticks to grab a bite of our 20-Minute Tofu Stir Fry recipe
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20-Minute Tofu Stir-Fry
A FLAVORFUL veggie-packed Tofu Stir Fry that comes together in just 20 minutes! Gluten-free, plant-based, and perfect for weekdays. 
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Pan of our amazing Easy Vegan Pad Thai with Tofu recipe
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Easy Tofu Pad Thai
Easy Tofu Pad Thai ready in just 30 minutes with simple ingredients. A hearty, versatile, plant-based dish with tons of texture and big flavor!
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Platter filled with our incredible Noodle-Free Pad Thai recipe
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Noodle-Free Pad Thai (30 Minutes!)
Amazing noodle-free Pad Thai with rainbow vegetables and a spicy-sweet almond butter sauce. Just 30 minutes required and SO versatile!
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Takeout container filled with homemade Yellow Thai Mango Curry
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Thai Yellow Coconut Curry with Mango
Rich, flavorful Thai Yellow Curry with mango, red bell pepper, and cashews! It all comes together in 30 minutes and 1 pot. Serve with rice or steamed broccoli for an incredibly satisfying plant-based meal!
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Big bowl of our amazing Gingery Thai Kale Salad topped with cashews and lime wedges
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Gingery Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing
A 30-minute Thai-inspired kale salad with tons of veggies, roasted cashews, and a gingery cashew dressing! A hearty and flavorful plant-based entrée or side dish.
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Bowl of Red Lentil Curry and brown rice topped with red onion and cilantro
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Spicy Red Lentil Curry
Insanely delicious, 30-minute red lentil curry! Saucy, hearty, and protein-rich. Perfect over brown rice for a simple, plant-based meal.
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Wooden spoon in a pot of Vegan Yellow Chickpea Curry
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1-Pot Yellow Chickpea Cauliflower Curry
Easy, 1-pot Vibrant Yellow Curry with cauliflower and chickpeas! A 30-minute hearty and satisfying entrée or side perfect over greens, cauliflower rice, or grains!
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Using a spoon to grab a bite of our delicious 1-pot Golden Curried Lentil Soup
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1-Pot Golden Curry Lentil Soup
1-pot goodness in the form of curried lentil soup! Rich with flavor, fiber, and protein and incredibly comforting. The perfect 30-minute healthy meal or side!
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Bowls of Everyday Vegan Lentil Soup beside a tray of vegetables
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1-Pot Everyday Lentil Soup
An easy, everyday recipe for lentil soup with potatoes, carrots, kale, and simple herbs and seasonings. The perfect plant-based main or side that requires just 10 ingredients, 1 pot, and about 30 minutes to make.
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Big bowl of roasted vegetables and avocado topped with tahini dressing
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Roasted Rainbow Vegetable Bowl (30 Minutes!)
Healthy, easy, and delicious roasted vegetable bowl with tahini dressing and hemp seeds! The perfect 30-minute plant-based meal for any time of the day!
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Spoonful of dairy-free chipotle aioli resting on a platter of Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple Cabbage Slaw
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Grilled Fish Tacos with Pineapple Cabbage Slaw
Quick & easy grilled fish tacos with pineapple-cabbage slaw and creamy chipotle aioli! Light flavors, perfect for grilling season and beyond! Just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required.
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Bowls of our delicious 1-Pot Black Bean Soup topped with avocado, tortilla chips, and avocado
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Easy 1-Pot Black Bean Soup
Easy-to-make, comforting black bean soup made with simple ingredients in 1 pot! A 30-minute meal or side that’s customizable and incredibly satisfying.
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Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowls made with guacamole, cilantro, and black beans
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Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowl
Flavorful 30-minute burrito bowls made with seasoned cauliflower rice, black beans, grilled peppers and onions, and guacamole! Hearty, plant-based fun.
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Big bowl of Vegan Chana Masala alongside a cutting board of serranos and cilantro
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Easy Chana Masala
30 minute, 1-pot chana masala with green chili, cilantro, and garam masala. Easy to make, extremely flavorful, and satisfying. A healthy, plant-based meal.
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Spoon resting in a skillet of Vegan Shakshuka with fresh cilantro
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1-Pot Chickpea Shakshuka
Savory, flavorful shakshuka with chickpeas made in 1 pot in 30 minutes! A hearty yet healthy dish suitable for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
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Big plate of simple and delicious Vegan Alfredo Pasta
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30-Minute Vegan Alfredo (GF)
Creamy, 30-minute vegan alfredo made with 9 ingredients and simple methods. Add spring peas and vegan parmesan cheese for a satisfying plant-based meal.
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Big plate of Spicy Red Pasta made with lentils
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Spicy Red Pasta with Lentils
Simple, 30-minute spicy red pasta sauce with red lentils for added protein and fiber. Serve over gluten-free pasta for a delicious and hearty plant-based meal!
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Plate of zucchini noodles topped with Vegan Lentil Bolognese
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Zucchini Pasta with Lentil Bolognese
A hearty red sauce with lentils and carrots over zucchini noodles! A flavorful, healthy, 30-minute plant-based meal.
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Wooden spoon in a skillet of Creamy Vegan Mushroom Asparagus Pasta
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Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)
Creamy mushroom and asparagus pasta that’s entirely gluten-free and requires just 30 minutes to prepare! A hearty, quick, and flavorful plant-based meal.
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Using a wooden spoon to stir a pan of our delicious Vegan Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto
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Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto
Easy-to-make vegan risotto infused with sautéed shallot and caramelized shiitake mushrooms! Hearty, flavorful, and incredibly satisfying.
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If you give any of these recipes a try, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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  1. Laurie says

    Thanks for this collection of recipes, Dana. I really appreciate the regular reminders of what I can make for dinner. My husband is gf so I’ve been following you for a few years now and bought your book when it came out. We enjoy nutritious, tasty and sometimes adventurous meals, thanks to you!

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