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Gluten-Free Recipes for Dinner – Less Than 400 Calories

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Looking for new gluten-free recipes for your weeknight dinners? Please take a look at our collection of gluten-free recipes for easy dinners on busy nights. You’ll love our selection of delicious vegetarian and fish dishes, all under 400 calories.


1. Chicken & Brussels Sprouts in Mustard Sauce

This recipe makes a gluten-free meal. It includes chicken breasts and sauteed Brussels sprouts with a zesty mustard sauce. This recipe is low in carbs, but you can add a baked potato or roast potatoes if that is not your style.

Nutrition per serving: Calories 350; Total Fat 15g; Saturated fat: 5g, Monounsaturated fat: 7g. Cholesterol is 114mg. Sodium is 604mg. Carbohydrates: 11g. Dietary Fiber 3g. Sugar: 2g. Protein: 42g

2. Blackened Chicken and Beans

This simple recipe for blackened poultry uses lean chicken breasts. It is then simmered with a delicious sauce of black beans and salsa. This recipe is high in protein fiber and can be prepared in just 30 minutes. That gives you more time to enjoy your weeknights.

Nutrition per serving: Calories 379; Total Fat 9g; Saturated fat: 1g, Monounsaturated fat: 5g. Cholesterol is 83mg. Sodium is 853mg. Total Carbohydrate 30g. Dietary Fiber 8g. Sugars 6g. Protein 48g

3. Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai

Food sensitivities don’t mean you have to forgo your favorite foods. While this spaghetti squash pad Thai retains all the comfort and flavor of the original dish, it uses a gluten-free sauce and spaghetti squash instead of rice noodles.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 283; Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated fat: 6g. Cholesterol : 33mg. Sodium : 599mg. Carbohydrate: 29g. Dietary Fiber: 5g. Sugar: 16g. Protein: 20g

4. Easy One-Pot Jambalaya

This recipe makes a simple jambalaya in one pot. This spicy jambalaya is sure to make you feel like a king. It is made with shrimp, chicken, andouille sausage and simmered until it reaches the perfect temperature. Each serving makes 8 servings of 1 1/2 cups.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 331; Total fat: 13g, Saturated Fat 3g, Monounsaturated Fatty: 3g and Cholesterol 104mg. Sodium: 952mg. Carbohydrate: 23g. Dietary Fiber 3g. Sugar 3g. Protein 28g

5. Easy Braised Brisket

You only need five ingredients to make a delicious pull-apart beef braise. This delicious meaty main can be reheated beautifully to make a second meal. But this dish will likely go unnoticed. Serve with vegetables and your favorite gluten-free whole grains for a complete meal. This recipe makes 8 servings with 3 1/2 ounces of brisket, 1/3 cup sauce and 8 servings.

Nutrition per serving: Calories 244, Total Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 0g, Monounsaturated fat 5g, Cholesterol 88mg, Sodium 216mg; Cholesterol 88mg and Sodium 216mg. Carbohydrate 4g. Dietary Fiber 1g. Sugar 2g. Protein: 30g

6. Steak Veggie Rolls

These steamy pan-fried steak rolls make a great gluten-free main course. These rolls are made with slices of onion, peppers, and green beans. They are covered in thinly sliced top-round steak. Use your favorite gluten-free marinade for steaks. This recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutrition per Serving: Calories 330; Total Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated fat : 0g. Cholesterol : 113mg. Sodium : 673mg. Total Carbohydrate: 13g. Dietary Fiber : 3g. Sugars: 6g. Protein 39g


7. Smoky Tilapia Tacos

Tilapia is inexpensive and can be found in many places. It makes a great choice for gluten-free fish tacos. This easy fish dish packs a lot of protein and fiber thanks to its low-fat cooking process. This recipe makes six servings of tacos, each with 2 tacos.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 293; Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated fat: 2g. Cholesterol : 0 mg. Sodium : 87mg. Carbohydrate: 20g. Dietary Fiber: 4g. Sugar: 2g. Protein: 33g

8. Coconut Curry Shrimp & Green Beans

Do you want a gluten-free dinner? This one-pan recipe is protein-rich and delicious. This weeknight curry is quick and easy to prepare. You can serve it with brown rice or Quinoa, or you can eat it as it is. Remainings can be frozen for a healthy and quick lunch. This recipe makes six servings. The nutrition information does not include rice or Quinoa, so log it separately.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 286; Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated fat : 3g. Cholesterol : 0 mg; Sodium : 28mg. Total Carbohydrate: 15g. Dietary Fiber: 4g. Sugars : 3g. Protein: 33g

9. Maple Glazed Grilled Salmon

This recipe for maple-glazed salmon grilling is gluten-free. This recipe is easy to make and takes only 10 minutes to cook. Salmon is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. It is also a good source of Vitamin D, B12 and B6, and magnesium. For a nutritious and delicious meal, serve salmon on a bed of vegetables. This recipe makes two servings with 4 ounces each of salmon.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 284; Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 2g and Monounsaturated fat: 6g. Cholesterol : 73mg. Sodium : 244mg. Total Carbohydrate: 14g. Dietary Fiber : 0g. Sugars: 12g. Protein: 28g


10. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This refreshing and light meatless dish pairs fluffy Quinoa with crunchy vegetables like bell peppers, cucumbers, and cherry tomatoes. This recipe makes five servings.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 383; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated fat: 9g. Cholesterol : 12mg. Sodium : 674mg. Carbohydrate: 43g. Dietary Fiber: 6g. Sugar: 5g. Protein: 12g

11. Vegetarian Fried Rice

Fried rice is a universally loved food. Now you can make it gluten-free with this recipe. This fragrant stir-fried rice is rich in healthy vegetables and tops with egg and fried tofu. This recipe can be used for non-vegetarian occasions by adding strips of beef, chicken, shrimp, or fish. Use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari and hoisin sauce. This recipe makes six servings.

Nutrition per serving: Calories 341; Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated fat 3g; Cholesterol 31mg and Sodium 795mg. Carbohydrate 55g. Dietary Fiber 5g. Sugar 3g. Protein 11g

12. African Peanut Stew

This recipe has a delicious combination of bright ginger, curry powder, and peanuts. This stew has a mild, finely chopped jalapeno. However, if you aren’t a fan of chile, you can reduce or omit them. This recipe makes 10 servings, each with 1/2 cup rice, 1 cup stew, and 1/2 teaspoon cilantro.

Nutrition per serving: Calories 305; Total Fat 7g; Saturated fat: 1g, Monounsaturated fat: 3g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 608mg. Carbohydrate : 55g. Dietary Fiber : 8g. Sugar : 11g. Protein : 10g

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