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Top 23 Easy yet Healthy Gluten Free Recipes You should Try

Top 23 Easy yet Healthy Gluten Free Recipes You should Try

Getting the gluten-free diet plan is not as difficult as you may think. Whether you are a newer who wants to follow the gluten-free diet or you have been following gluten-free diet for years, here are some suggestions for you to apply at home.  Read on this article on Healthy Guide to discover some simple gluten-free recipes that you can try out!

I. What Is A Gluten-Free Diet?

According to a study about gluten [1], gluten refers to the proteins that can be found in rye, wheat and barley. And it can cause a negative reaction in those with gluten-related problems. On a gluten-free diet, any foods or ingredients take are derived from gluten must be excluded from the diet. Generally, this includes pastas, breads and baked goods that are made with gluten-containing flours. Also, it includes soups, sauces, salad dressings as well as other processed foods.

II. Some Easy Gluten-Free Recipes You Should Try

Here are some easy gluten free recipes that I want to show you in this article. Discover and then consider making them at home.

1. Quick Chili

This is the first one of the healthy gluten free recipes that I want to mention in this article and want all of my readers to consider making at home. This quick and easy recipe is a mouth-watering chili batch.

Ingredients:

      • 1 large chopped onion
      • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 2 large cloves of garlic, chopped
      • 1/2 lb. of lean beef
      • 1 cup of dried red lentils
      • 2 tbsp. of chili powder
      • 1 red pepper, split into pieces of ½ inch
      • 28 oz. of diced tomatoes
      • 14 oz. of black beans
      • 1/2 cup of fresh chopped cilantro
      • Kosher salt

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Directions:

      • At first, heat up the olive oil in an saucepan over medium heat.
      • Add the chopped onion and 1/2 tsp. of salt and cook. Occasionally, stir it about 4 minutes until it begins to soften.
      • Then, add the lean beef and cook until browned, for 3- 4 minutes.
      • Add the chopped garlic, lentils, pepper as well as chili powder and cook. Keep stirring for about 1 minute.
      • After that, add 2 cups of water and diced tomatoes and bring to a boil.
      • Next, reduce the heat and simmer. Occasionally stir it until the lentils are soft. Cook for about 15- 17 minutes.
      • Then, add the black beans and cook it 1-2 minutes, occasionally stirring.
      • Finally, fold in the chopped cilantro just before serving.

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2. Coconut, Curry, Chicken And Chickpeas

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The combination of spicy cayenne, sweet coconut milk and tasty curry makes this gluten free recipe a standout. For the best choice, opt for coconut milk without having any added preservatives.

Ingredients:

      • 14 oz. of light coconut milk
      • 2 tsp. of ground coriander
      • 2 tbsp. of curry powder
      • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
      • 2 large carrots, cut into pieces of ¼ inch
      • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
      • 1/4 tsp. of cayenne
      • 6 small skinless and boneless chicken thighs, trimmed and halved
      • 1 cup of white rice
      • 1 cup of chopped cilantro
      • 1 lime, halves, plus wedges
      • 15 oz. of low-sodium chickpeas,
      • Pepper
      • Kosher salt

Directions:

      • In a slow cooker, cook the coconut milk, coriander, curry power, cayenne, and 1⁄2 tsp. of salt.
      • Then, mix in the carrots, onion and garlic.
      • Add the chicken and then cook until the chicken can easily break apart and vegetables are tender.
      • About 20 minutes before serving, you cook the rice. Then, add the chickpeas and cook until heated through.
      • After that, squeeze in the lime juice.
      • Finally, serve the chickpeas and chicken over the rice. Top with cilantro and extra lime wedges.

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3. Fresh Chickpea And Corn Salad

This recipe is also one of the easiest gluten free recipes that you should add to your picnic spread.

Ingredients:

      • 2 cup of corn kernels
      • 15 oz. of chickpeas
      • 1 seedless cucumber, cut into pieces of ½ inch
      • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 1/2 cup of cilantro leaves
      • 2 fresh scallions, green parts sliced and white parts chopped
      • 2 tbsp. of lime juice

Directions:

      • In a large bowl, mix the corn, cucumber, chickpeas and sliced scallions together.
      • Then, heat the oil and cook chopped scallions in a small skillet until warm.
      • Finally, pour the scallions over the corn mixture, then serve with the cilantro and lime juice.

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4. Sweet Potatoes And Shredded Salad

Try out a baked potato with a variety of heart-healthy ingredients. This is actually one of the easy gluten free recipes you should try out!

Ingredients:

      • 4 small sweet potatoes
      • 2 medium carrots
      • 4 radishes
      • 6 oz. of beet
      • 6 oz. of Granny Smith apple
      • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 1/2 small red onion
      • 1 tbsp. of lemon juice
      • 2 tbsp. of pepitas
      • Kosher salt
      • Fresh black pepper
      • 2 tbsp. of pure maple syrup
      • 2 tbsp. of sunflower seeds
      • Greek yogurt

Directions:

      • Prick the potatoes over using a fork and then place on the microwave for 3 minutes or until tender.
      • At the same time, use a food processor to grate the radishes, beet, carrots, apple and onion.
      • Then, transfer all the vegetables to a medium bowl. Toss with the lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper.
      • Next, place the seeds in a small saucepan and cook about 2 minutes, occasionally tossing.
      • After that, remove it from the heat and add the maple syrup right away, stirring the pan till the bubbles subside.
      • Pour it onto a sheet of foil and allow it to cool.
      • Then, divide he potatoes. Top with the mixed salad and the seeds.
      • Finally, add some yogurt when serving if needed.

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5. Thai Noodle Bowl

This is one of my favorite meals. This is a fresh, quick and satisfying recipe with lots of vegetables, and offers plenty of protein, making it one of the healthy gluten free recipes for you.

Ingredients:

      • 4 scallions
      • ½ red bell pepper
      • 1 can of light coconut milk
      • ½ cup of water
      • 1 lb. of chicken tenders
      • 1 tbsp. green curry paste
      • 1 tbsp. of fish sauce
      • 8 oz. of rice noodles
      • 2 tsp. of cooking oil
      • 1/3 cup of mint leaves
      • 2 cup of shredded carrots
      • Lime wedges

Directions:

      • At first, add 4 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan. Meanwhile, slice red pepper and scallions.
      • Then, cut each chicken crosswise in thirds.
      • Add coconut milk, curry paste, water and fish sauce and then mix it until blended.
      • Cook noodles in hot water. Meanwhile, heat up the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
      • Sauté red pepper, chicken and carrots until they are cooked through.
      • After that, add coconut milk mixture to the saucepan, and simmer 2 minutes.
      • Next, add mint leaves and scallions.
      • Finally, add some noodles to each bowl. Add chicken mixture and the broth on top. Serve it with lime wedges.

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6. Prosciutto-Wrapped Basil Shrimp

Try this gluten free recipe with fresh spices and herbs. Each serving is loaded with flavor and has only 99 calories. Prosciutto is rich in sodium; however, it does not mean that people with hypertension should miss out. Serving the shrimp with no prosciutto, you can still get the lean protein from shrimp and basil flavor.

Ingredients:

      • 20 frozen peeled shrimp
      • 1 tbsp. of chopped fresh basil
      • 1 tsp. of olive oil
      • ½ tsp. of Kosher salt
      • ½ tsp. of lemon zest
      • ¼ tsp. of red pepper flakes
      • 1/8 tsp. of black pepper
      • 10 thin slices of prosciutto
      • 8 lemon wedges
      • Cooking spray

Directions:

      • At first, you preheat a broiler.
      • In a large bowl, you mix the shrimp, olive oil, basil, zest, red pepper flakes, salt and black pepper together and set aside.
      • Place the slices of prosciutto on a large surface, and then cut prosciutto in half.
      • Then, wrap a piece of prosciutto around each shrimp. Leave the tail to hang out, and then thread on a skewer. Repeat this process with remaining shrimp, with 5 shrimp for each skewer.
      • Place these skewers on a broiler coated with some cooking spray. Then, broil the shrimp 2- 3 minutes on each side.
      • Finally, serve it hot with lemon wedges
7. Chicken, White Bean And Spinach Stew

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This stew is rich in fiber and protein and with a serving of this stew, you can nearly meet your daily intake of protein and fiber. According to a research about protein [2], chicken and beans are packed with protein, and help to keep you full throughout the day. To make it gluten free, you should opt for rotisserie chicken and gluten free labeled chicken.

Ingredients:

      • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 1 medium chopped onion
      • 32 ounces of cannellini beans
      • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
      • 1 tbsp. of chopped fresh thyme
      • 1/2 cup of water
      • 4 cans of plum tomatoes
      • 14 ounces of less-sodium, fat-free chicken broth
      • 3 ounces of baby spinach leaves, chopped
      • 2 cups of boneless, skinless rotisserie chicken breast
      • 1/4 tsp. of salt
      • 1/4 tsp. of black pepper

Directions:

      • Heat up the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
      • Add onion and cook until softened, occasionally stirring.
      • Then, add thyme and garlic and cook it 1 minute, occasionally stirring.
      • Add water, beans, tomatoes, and broth to the skillet. Increase the heat until your stew begins to bubble.
      • After that, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Use a spoon to break up tomatoes. If needed, add more water.
      • Add spinach, occasionally stirring until wilted.
      • Next, add chicken and cook 2 minutes.
      • Finally, season with pepper and salt.
8. Three-Apple Chicken Salad

This chicken salad recipe is free gluten, but it is rich in fiber, protein and antioxidants. Some mayonnaises contain gluten, opt for a gluten- free brand. Also, opt for canned tuna for this healthy recipe. Besides, according to a study about high fiber foods [3], apples and celery are some great sources of fiber. Also, they can add a great crunch to the chicken.

Ingredients:

      • 16 ounces of boneless, skinless chicken-breast, halves
      • 3/4 cup of Gala apple, diced
      • 3/4 cup of Red Delicious apple, diced
      • 1/2 cup of Granny Smith apple, diced
      • 1/2 cup of celery, diced
      • 3 tbsp. of pecans, chopped and toasted
      • 2 tbsp. of low-fat sour cream
      • 1/4 cup of light mayonnaise
      • 1/2 tsp. of mustard
      • 1 tsp. of fresh tarragon, minced
      • 1/8 tsp. of fresh pepper
      • ¼ tsp. of salt

Directions:

      • Place chicken in a small skillet, cover it with water and cook it.
      • Then, remove from the heat and let it stand for about 15 minutes. When chicken cools, coarsely chop it.
      • Mix chicken, celery, apples and pecans in a large bowl.
      • After that, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, tarragon and pepper.
      • Next, pour dressing over the chicken mixture.
      • Finally, cover and chill more than 30 minutes.
9. Pumpkin-Pie Pudding

People with gluten sensitivities have to skip out many good desserts, but this pudding is an exception. Just remember to use single-ingredient brands that have no added gluten. With half the fat if compared to other puddings, you do not need to worry about your diet or satisfying your sweet tooth as the sweetness from the pumpkin will not make you disappointed.

Ingredients:

      • 2 cups of low-fat milk
      • 3/4 cup of dark brown sugar
      • 2 large eggs
      • 1/4 cup of cornstarch
      • 1 cup of canned pumpkin
      • 1/4 tsp. of salt
      • 1/4 tsp. of pumpkin-pie spice

Directions:

      • Whisk sugar, milk and cornstarch in a large pan and bring it to a boil.
      • Boil it about 3 minutes, constantly whisking.
      • Then, beat two eggs and whisk it in a large bowl. Slowly, add 1/2 the milk mixture to the eggs.
      • Pour milk-egg mixture into the pan and cook 3 minutes over medium heat, constantly whisking.
      • Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in salt, pumpkin as well as pumpkin-pie spice.
      • Next, spoon into 6 custard cups with 6 ounces each.
      • Finally, let it cool and chill for half an hour before serving.
10. Gingery Lentil Soup

If you are looking for gluten free recipes, try adding some ginger to your ordinary lentil soup! This recipe is gluten free if you choose Goya lentils, Swanson’s chicken broth and Del Monte tomatoes.  According to a study about nutritional information [4], lentils are a great source of protein and fiber. When we boil these lentils, many of their nutrients will run off into the water; therefore, adding lentils to a soup is a good way to get all these nutrients.

Ingredients

      • 2 tsp. of olive oil
      • 3 medium carrots, minced
      • 2 tsp. of grated fresh ginger
      • 1 medium onion, minced
      • 1 tsp. of garlic, minced
      • 1 ½ of curry powder
      • ¼ tsp. of fresh black pepper
      • 1/4 teaspoon salt
      • 28 ounces of less-sodium, fat-free chicken broth
      • 1 cup of brown lentils
      • 5 ounces of tomatoes, diced

Directions:

      • At first, heat oil cooking in a large skillet over medium heat
      • Add onion and carrots. Cook about 3 minutes.
      • Then, stir in garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute. Add salt, curry, and pepper and cook another 30 seconds.
      • After that, add diluted broth and lentils to the skillet and bring it to a boil.
      • Gradually, reduce the heat and simmer for about 25 minutes.
      • Next, stir in tomatoes and simmer about 5 minutes.
      • Finally, divide this gingery lentil soup evenly into 4 bowls.
11. Roasted Salmon With Snap Pea Salad

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The combination of Snap peas, radishes and mint makes a great side to roasted salmon. This easy salmon recipe is very nutritious with a snap pea and radish side salad.

Ingredients:

      • 1 1/4 lb. of skinless salmon fillet
      • 1/4 cup and plus 1 tbsp. of rice vinegar
      • Kosher salt and pepper
      • 1 tbsp. of blackening seasoning with no salt added
      • 1 tbsp. of grated fresh ginger
      • 2 tsp. of honey
      • 6 radishes, cut into half
      • 2 cucumbers, sliced
      • 8 oz. of snap peas, cut in thirds
      • ¼ cup of fresh mint, chopped
      • 1/4 small sweet onion, sliced

Directions:

      • At first, heat the oven to 425°F.
      • Cut the salmon into 4 pieces and then place them on the pan. Brush 1 tbsp. of vinegar over the top, and then sprinkle with ¼ tsp. of salt and blackening seasoning. Roast salmon until opaque throughout.
      • At the same time, in a large bowl, mix the ginger, remaining vinegar, honey and 1/4 tsp. each of salt and pepper together.
      • Then, add the radishes, peas, cucumber, and onion; fold in the mint.
      • Finally, serve it with the salmon.
12. Lemony Fruit Dip

This dip can pair perfectly with any kind of fruit. Use cornstarch brands that are 100% cornstarch in order to make sure that this recipe is gluten free. It looks lovely and it also tastes great. You can serve this fruity dip with pineapple or strawberries for a tasty dessert. And it will leave you feeling full.

Ingredients:

      • 1/4 cup of sugar, divided
      • 2 ½ tbsp. of lemon juice
      • 1 large egg
      • 1/4 cup water
      • 1 ½ of cornstarch
      • 1 ½ cups of frozen low-calorie whipped topping
      • 1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract

Directions:

      • Mix 2 tbsp. of sugar, lemon juice and egg in a small bowl. Stir it well.
      • Combine remaining 2 tbsp. of sugar, cornstarch and water in a small skillet. Bring it to a boil.
      • Then, cook it half a minute, constantly stirring and then remove from the heat.
      • Gradually, pour egg mixture into water mixture, constantly stirring.
      • Keep cooking 2 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly.
      • Next, remove from the heat. Mix in vanilla and let it cool completely.
      • Finally, fold it in whipped topping.
13. Arctic Lime Freeze

If you love refreshing dessert, but you are sensitive to gluten, you should try gluten-free recipes! This treat uses sans-gluten juice concentrates, and gluten-free tofu. Besides, this treat uses only 2 ingredients, including tofu and limeade concentrate, plus water, so you can make it with ease at home.  Moreover, this dessert is also low in cholesterol and saturated fat, so it is good for your health.

Ingredients:

      • 12 ounces of limeade concentrate, thawed
      • 3 ounces of low-fat silken firm tofu, drained
      • 1 ½ cups of water
      • Mint sprigs and grated lime rind (optional)

Directions:

      • Combine tofu and limeade in a blender; and blend it until smooth.
      • Add some water to combine.
      • Then, pour this mixture into the freezer can, cover and freezer it 2 hours
      • Finally, garnish with mint sprigs and lime rind, if desired.
14. Lemon Cornmeal Cake

When it comes to easy gluten free recipes, you should try lemon cornmeal cake at home. Double doses of lemon and almond can provide this cake many flavors.

Ingredients:

      • 1/2 cup of milk
      • Juice and grated zest of a lemon
      • 1 1/2 cups of chopped almonds
      • 1 cup of yellow cornmeal
      • 1 cup of cane sugar
      • 1 ½ tsp. of baking soda
      • ½ tsp. of salt and baking soda
      • 1 cup of olive oil
      • 1 tsp. of pure almond extract
      • 3 large eggs
      • Confectioners’ sugar

Directions:

      • At first, preheat oven to 325o
      • Combine lemon juice and milk in a medium bowl. Then let it stand until thickened.
      • Then, add almonds, zest and cane sugar to a food processor and process until finely ground.
      • Remove the mixture to the medium bowl. Stir in baking powder, cornmeal and salt.
      • Whisk eggs, oil and extract into the milk mixture; stir it until you get a cornmeal mixture.
      • After that, brush a springform pan with some oil. Then, pour batter into pan.
      • Bake until golden, about 55 minutes.
      • Next, allow it to cool completely on a wire rack.
      • Finally, dust your cake with confectioners’ sugar right before serving.
15. Honey-Spiced Salmon And Quinoa Salad

This simple salmon recipe is a healthy- heart meal. Also, it is known as one of the easy gluten free recipes for you.

Ingredients:

      • 1 cup of quinoa
      • 2 limes and extra wedges
      • 2 scallions
      • 2 tbsp. of cooking oil
      • 2 tbsp. and 2 tsp. of honey
      • 1 tbsp. of grated ginger
      • 12 oz. of cabbage, cored and shredded
      • 1 1/4 lb. of skinless salmon
      • Kosher salt and pepper
      • 1/2 tsp. of cayenne pepper

Directions:

      • At first, heat a pan over medium heat. Add the quinoa to the pan and cook until lightly toasted.
      • Add 2 cups of water and cover immediately. Gently simmer for 10 minutes.
      • Then, remove from the heat, and let stand for about 10 minutes.
      • At the same time, slice the scallions.
      • Grate a lime zest into a large bowl, and then squeeze in the juice.
      • Then, whisk in the oil, 2 tsp. of honey, ginger and 1⁄4 tsp. each of salt and pepper. And mix in the green and white parts of the scallion. And, toss with the cabbage.
      • After that, heat the broiler and place the salmon on the pan. Season with ½ tsp. of salt, the remaining 2 tbsp. of honey and the cayenne.
      • Broil 5-7 minutes until browned on top.
      • Next, add the cooked quinoa to the cabbage mixture. Sprinkle with the scallions.
      • Finally, serve with the salmon and lime wedges.
16. Lasagna-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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Lasagna noodles are a family-pleasing recipe that does not need to take a lot of effort or preparation. So, when you are looking for easy gluten free recipes, you can try out this dish!

Ingredients:

      • 2 small spaghetti squash
      • ¼ cup of grated Romano cheese
      • 1 cup of small cottage cheese with no salt added
      • Kosher salt and pepper
      • ¾ cup of low- sodium tomato sauce or marinara
      • 8 oz. of frozen broccoli florets, squeezed and chopped
      • 3 oz. of mozzarella, grated
      • Green salad

Directions:

      • Cut each spaghetti squash into two pieces. Then, use a spoon to discard the seeds.
      • Place all 4 squash pieces, cut side down, and place them in the microwave. Cook until just tender, about 9- 11 minutes.
      • At the same time, heat the broiler. In a large bowl, mix the cottage cheese, Romano cheese and pepper. Then, fold in the broccoli.
      • After that, season the squash pieces with pepper and salt.
      • Mix the cheese mixture with the squash. Then top with the sauce and mozzarella.
      • Broil it until the filling is done through and its top is golden brown.
      • Finally, serve with a green salad.
17. Roasted Shrimp And White Beans

Both shrimp and white beans are great sources of potassium. So, the combination of both ingredients can make a simple weeknight dinner.

Ingredients:

      • 1 lb. of broccoli with stems discarded
      • Kosher salt and olive oil
      • Fresh black pepper
      • 1 lb. of shrimp, peeled and deveined
      • ½ sliced red chili
      • 1 tsp. of grated lemon zest
      • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
      • 30 oz. of low-sodium white beans
      • ½ cup of low-sodium chicken broth
      • 1 tsp. of fresh thyme leaves
      • Lemon wedges

Directions:

      • At first, heat the oven to 425o On a large baking sheet, you toss broccoli with ¼ tsp. each of pepper and salt and 1tbsp. of olive oil. Roast for 5 minutes.
      • Then, toss shrimp with 1 tbsp. of olive oil, red chili, lemon zest and 1/4 tsp. each of salt and pepper in a bowl.
      • Scatter over the cooked broccoli and the roast about 9- 11 minutes until the broccoli are crisp and the shrimp are opaque throughout
      • After that, heat 1 tbsp. of garlic and oil over medium-low heat until toasted.
      • Bring thyme, white beans, and chicken broth to a simmer. Then, mash 1/3 of the beans to slightly thicken.
      • Finally, serve with the broccoli, shrimp and lemon wedges.
18. Mushroom Frittata

If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, go meatless with this gluten free recipe for dinner.

Ingredients:

      • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 10 oz. of cremini mushrooms
      • 2 scallions, sliced
      • 8 large eggs
      • 2 tsp. of fresh thyme leaves
      • Kosher salt and pepper
      • 3 oz. of goat cheese
      • Green salad for serving

Directions:

      • At first, heat the oven to 425 o F and heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
      • Cook the mushrooms until they are golden brown. Then, add the scallions and thyme and cook about 1 minute.
      • At the same time, whisk the eggs in a bowl. Then, season with 1⁄2 tsp. each of salt and pepper.
      • Then, place the eggs in the pan and stir. Allow to cook without stirring for one more minute.
      • Top with the goat cheese, and then remove to the oven about 8- 10 minutes.
      • Finally, serve with a mixed green salad.
19. Crispy Mustard Chicken

Try with a plate of crispy chicken and mashed potatoes, especially if you are looking for simple and healthy gluten free recipes.

Ingredients:

      • 4 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 2 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice
      • 1 tbsp. of Dijon mustard
      • Pepper and Kosher salt
      • ½ cup of fresh parsley, chopped
      • 2 tsp. of fresh thyme leaves
      • 10 cloves of garlic, 2 peeled and smashed while 8 kept their skins
      • 8 small chicken thighs
      • 6 medium Yukon gold potatoes, quartered

Directions:

      • Whisk 2 tbsp. of oil, lemon juice, 1⁄4 tsp. each of salt and pepper and mustard in a large bowl. Stir in the thyme and parsley.
      • Add the garlic in their skins and the chicken. Allow it to sit for 10 minutes.
      • Place the smashed garlic and potatoes in a large pot. Then, add cold water and bring to a boil. Add 1 tsp. of salt and simmer until tender.
      • Then, leave 1⁄2 cup of the cooking liquid, and drain the garlic and potatoes before returning them to the pot.
      • Mash with ¼ tsp. each of pepper and salt, the remaining 2 tbsp. of oil and 2 tbsp. of the reserved cooking liquid. If required, you can add more liquid.
      • At the same time, heat a skillet over medium heat. Then, place the chicken in the skillet and add the garlic cloves.
      • Put the top skillet and heavy cans in the skillet in order to weigh it down. Cook about 8 minutes, until the chicken’s skin is crisp and golden brown.
      • Remove the top skillet and cans. Stir the garlic and turn the chicken over.
      • After that, return the skillet and cans and cook about 5-6 minutes more until the chicken is cooked through.
      • Finally, serve with the potatoes.
20. Indian Spiced Chicken And Rice Stew

This Indian stew is loaded with healthy ingredients such as ginger, onion, carrots, garlic, apple, chicken and lentils. Actually, this stew is so delicious and many people like making it at home.

Ingredients:

      • 28 oz. of diced tomatoes
      • 1 ½ tsp. of curry powder
      • 1 tsp. of garam masala
      • 1 tbsp. of fresh grated ginger
      • 2 tsp. of chicken bouillon base
      • black pepper
      • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
      • 2 medium carrots, cut into pieces
      • 1 medium onion, chopped
      • 1 apple, cut into pieces
      • 1/2 cup of red lentils
      • 1 cup of white rice
      • 1 1/2 lb. of skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
      • Chopped cilantro and Greek yogurt for serving

Directions:

      • In a slow cooker, mix the tomatoes, tomato juice, ginger, garam masala, curry, bouillon base, 1⁄2 tsp. of pepper and 1 cup of water.
      • Then, add the carrots, garlic, onion, lentils, apple and chicken. Cook for 6 hours over low heat or 4 hours over high heat.
      • About 10 minutes before serving, mix in the rice.
      • Then, increase the heat, cover, and keep cooking 5- 10 minutes until the rice is tender.
      • Finally, serve with Greek yogurt and cilantro.
21. Spicy Slaw

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Other easy gluten free recipes that you should try must include spicy slaw. This is easy to make and you can make it at home right now.

Ingredients:

      • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
      • 1/4 cup of mayonnaise
      • 1 tbsp. of sugar
      • 3 tbsp. of cider vinegar
      • 1/2 tsp. of celery seed
      • 1/8 tsp. of garlic powder
      • 1/4 tsp. of dry mustard
      • Pepper and Kosher salt
      • 3 lbs. of head cabbage, cored and sliced
      • 1 large carrot, grated
      • 1 medium red onion, sliced
      • 1 tbsp. of fresh parsley, chopped

Directions:

      • Whisk the oil, vinegar, mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, celery seed, garlic powder, and 1⁄2 tsp. each of salt and pepper in a large bowl.
      • Then, add the onion, cabbage and carrot.
      • Refrigerate up to overnight, occasionally tossing.
      • Finally, toss with the parsley right before serving.
22. Mediterranean Fried Rice

This is another one among healthy gluten free recipes that you should consider making at home as soon as possible, especially if you are following a gluten free diet.

Ingredients:

      • 1 lemon
      • 1 lb. of lean lamb or beef
      • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
      • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
      • Fresh black pepper
      • Kosher salt
      • 1 tsp. of ground cumin
      • 4 cup of cooked rice (cold old-day rice are best)
      • ½ tsp. of coriander
      • 1 pt. cherry tomatoes or grapes, halved
      • 1/2 seedless cucumber, cut into pieces
      • ¼ cup of fresh mint, chopped
      • 2 scallions, sliced
      • Crumbled feta cheese

Directions:

      • At first, grate the lemon zest, then cut this lemon in half.
      • Heat 1 tbsp. of oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Then, add the beef or lamp to the skillet and cook until browned.
      • Add the garlic and 1⁄4 tsp. each of pepper and salt and cook for 1 minute. Then, toss with the lemon zest.
      • Next, transfer the beef or lamp to a bowl. Top with the juice of a ½ lemon.
      • Then, heat the remaining oil over medium heat. Add the rice, coriander, cumin and 1⁄4 tsp. each of pepper and salt.
      • Keep cooking about 5 minutes, occasionally tossing until the rice is crisp at the edges.
      • Add the beef or lamp mixture and remove it from the heat.
      • At the same time, pour the remaining juice from ½ lemon into a bowl. Then, toss with the cucumber, tomatoes, scallions, and 1⁄4 tsp. each of pepper and salt.
      • Finally, fold in the mint, top with crumbled feta cheese and serve over the rice.
23. Overnight Pickled Green Beans

This is the last one on the list of easy gluten free recipes that I want to mention in this article and want all of my readers, especially who are on gluten free diet should try out!

Ingredients:

      • 3/4 cup of white vinegar
      • Kosher salt
      • 1 tsp. of sugar
      • 2 cloves of garlic, sliced
      • 1 tsp. of whole coriander
      • 1/4 cup of fresh dill [5]
      • 12 oz. of green beans
      • 1/4 tsp. of grated red pepper flakes

Directions:

      • At first, mix 1 cup of water, sugar, vinegar, and 2 tsp. of salt in a small pot and then bring to a boil.
      • Reduce the heat and then simmer about 3 minutes until both the salt and sugar dissolve. Remove from the heat and allow it to cool.
      • Then, divide dill, garlic, coriander as well as red pepper between two 16-ounce jars.
      • Fill up them with green beans. Then, pour the liquid over top. You can refrigerate it overnight or up to 7 days.

Of course, you can try gluten-free recipes even if you do not have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. If you focus on whole foods such as vegetables, fruits, lean meats, dairy products, and non-gluten grains, you can build a healthy and nutritious diet. Actually, this article is very helpful and can help people who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Therefore, you should consider making one or more of these gluten free recipes at home as soon as possible. Finally, if you know other recipes, remember to share these recipes with us by leaving your comments below.

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