Gluten-Free Family Favorites

Family favorites go gluten-free in this collection of dinner recipes. Whether someone in your family is gluten-sensitive or you are trying to avoid gluten for health reasons, you can feel good about putting these healthy, satisfying meals on the table tonight.

  • Cowboy Flank Steak with Sweet and Smoky Beans
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    Cowboy Flank Steak with Sweet and Smoky Beans

    Tender grilled flank steak pairs perfectly with Sweet and Smoky Beans and Garlic-Roasted Broccoli. Chipotle chile and molasses add depth and heat to the pinto beans, so this dish is sure to be a hit with all the cowboys in your family.
  • Chicken Enchiladas
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    Chicken Enchiladas

    These easy enchiladas are a favorite of adults and children alike. Watch their jaws drop as you cut into the first slice, oozing with shredded chicken and cheese.
  • Orange-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops
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    Orange-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops

    This top-rated dish is packed with flavor, not gluten. Marmalade provides pectin to give the glaze syrupy body and balances the sweet orange juice with a touch of pleasant bitterness.
  • Old-Fashioned All-American Meat Loaf
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    Old-Fashioned All-American Meat Loaf

    Cider vinegar and Worcestershire sauce add zing to the tomato topping on this homey meat loaf. Serve with traditional sides like mashed potatoes and steamed green beans.
  • Sweet and Sour Pork
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    Sweet and Sour Pork

    Eating out at Asian restaurants can be difficult when you follow a gluten-free diet. Many of the sauces contain hidden gluten, including soy sauce! Luckily, this homemade version of a takeout favorite has all the flavor and none of the gluten.
  • Herb-Rubbed New York Strip with Sautéed Peas and Carrots
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    Herb-Rubbed New York Strip with Sautéed Peas and Carrots

    Tender and tasty is the way we describe this gluten-free family favorite. Bacon lends the peas and carrots a hit of desirable smoky flavor.
  • <p>Cherry-Port Glazed Pork Loin Roast</p>

    Cherry-Port Glazed Pork Loin Roast

    Port reduces to an intensely fruity, syrupy glaze for the pork loin. You can also omit the port and stir 2 tablespoons unsalted chicken stock into the cherry preserves.
  • Four Citrus-Herb Chicken
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    Four-Citrus Herb Chicken

    Allow the chicken to marinate in an aromatic citrus bath all day, and then broil when you get home and serve with the refreshing citrus-herb salad. The results are outstanding!
  • Chicken-Fried Steak with Soy Milk Gravy
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    Chicken-Fried Steak with Soy Milk Gravy

    Chicken-fried steak is a timeless family favorite. Be sure to buy regular soy milk, not light, for the best results. You can also use cow's milk or hemp milk in this recipe, if you prefer.
  • Spiced Chicken Thighs with Garlicky Rice
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    Spiced Chicken Thighs with Garlicky Rice

    In this easy, 40-minute meal, brown sugar and spices create a high-flavored, caramelized coating on broiled chicken thighs. Garlicky Rice and Raspberry and Blue Cheese Salad help to round out the plate.
  • Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb and Garlic Rub
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    Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb and Garlic Rub

    The filet mignon comes from the small end of the tenderloin. Serve this easy, husband-approved dish with roasted red potato wedges and steamed broccoli florets.
  • Grilled Plum and Prosciutto-Stuffed Pork Chops
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    Grilled Plum and Prosciutto-Stuffed Pork Chops

    Sweet and smoky grilled plums and salty prosciutto make a delightful gluten-free filling for pork chops. A balsamic vinegar and sweet molasses glaze balances out the spicy flavor of the rub on the pork.
  • Lemon-Chardonnay Grilled Chicken
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    Lemon-Chardonnay Grilled Chicken

    Reserving a portion of the citrusy marinade to spoon on after cooking is the key to giving this chicken extra flavor. Serve with a quick side of steamed broccoli and buttered gluten-free penne.
  • Chickpea Bajane
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    Chickpea Bajane

    Bajane is a Provençal term for the midday meal. Chickpeas are a staple in Provence, where they are often stewed and served with pasta and vegetables. In this meatless main dish, chickpeas, leeks, carrots, fennel, and spinach are served atop protein-rich quinoa.
  • Sirloin Steak with Merlot-Balsamic Reduction
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    Sirloin Steak with Merlot-Balsamic Reduction

    Marinating the steak and cutting it on the diagonal after cooking ensure tenderness. Serve with steamed asparagus and mashed red potatoes to round out the meal.
  • Grilled Tandoori Chicken
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    Grilled Tandoori Chicken

    Named for "tandoor," the Indian clay oven it's traditionally cooked in, this dish is tender and tasty. Serve with rice and steamed zucchini.
  • Seared Steaks with Red Wine-Cherry Sauce
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    Seared Steaks with Red-Wine Cherry Sauce

    A rich cherry sauce complements beef tenderloin in this impressive 40-minute dinner. If you prefer a sauce without alcohol, simply substitute pomegranate juice for the red wine. Serve with Almond Green Beans and Dijon Smashed Potatoes.
  • Yang Chow Fried Rice
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    Yang Chow Fried Rice

    This is a vegetarian version of the classic Chinese dish that traditionally includes shrimp and ham. The fried rice can stand alone as a one-dish meal; however, if you desire a crunchy side, Sesame-Soy Snow Peas fills the bill.
  • Herbes de Provence-Crusted Lamb Chops
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    Herbes de Provence-Crusted Lamb Chops

    Herbes de Provence is a combination of several dried herbs—including lavender, thyme, rosemary, and basil—that evokes flavors from the south of France. The Dijon mustard and dried herbs rub in this recipe also tastes great on chicken thighs or beef fillets.
  • Chicken Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa
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    Chicken Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

    Your family will thank you when these tacos hit the table. We left the seeds in the jalapeño for a spicy kick; simply omit them if you prefer a mild salsa.
  • Pork Tenderloin with Smoky Espresso Rub
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    Pork Tenderloin with Smoky Espresso Rub

    The smoky-sweet flavors of pork tenderloin are intensified when the meat is rubbed with a mixture of brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic and espresso. Serve with sweet potatoes and garlicky green beans.
  • Spicy Asian-Marinated Flank Steak
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    Spicy Asian-Marinated Flank Steak

    Pair this spicy entrée with snap peas and chopped red bell pepper. The Asian marinade is versatile enough to apply to a variety of meats. If you're not in the mood for steak, try it with pork tenderloin or cuts of chicken.
  • Walnut-Crusted Pork Chops with Autumn Vegetable Wild Rice
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    Walnut-Crusted Pork Chops with Autumn Vegetable Wild Rice

    Crunchy walnuts create a nice crust on pan-fried pork chops in this wow-worthy weeknight meal. Apples, mushrooms, and Swiss chard make a nice contrast to the texture of wild rice.
  • Spicy Herb-Rubbed Grilled Chicken
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    Spicy Herb-Rubbed Grilled Chicken

    Simple grilled chicken is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters at your dinner table. Place zucchini and red bell peppers next to the chicken on the grill for an easy and colorful side.
  • Smoky Sausage and Peppers on Cheddary Brown Rice Farina
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    Smoky Sausage and Peppers on Cheddary Brown Rice Farina

    Brown rice farina has a texture similar to oatmeal or any other hot cereal. It is completely gluten-free, which makes it the perfect base for this smoky sausage, tender veggies, and gooey cheese.
  • Cremini Mushroom Meat Loaf
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    Cremini Mushroom Meat Loaf

    Mushrooms replace half the beef in our lightened-up meat loaf. Not only do the mushrooms slash calories, they also add deep, earthy flavor while keeping the meat loaf moist. Be sure to use gluten-free panko breadcrumbs in the loaf, and serve with Cauliflower Mash and Browned Butter Peas and Carrots.
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