When it comes to dinner time, following a paleo diet will not restrict your options too much. There are loads of delicious dinner recipes that you can make even if you are obeying this diet.
To prove our point, here are 15 fantastic dinner recipes that are paleo-friendly.
15 Awesome Paleo Dinner Recipes To Try Today
If you adore seafood, you’ll love this luscious honey and garlic salmon recipe. The honey gives the rich salmon a slightly sweet taste, while the garlic provides a spicy twist.
The honey garlic sauce is super simple to make, yet it significantly boosts the fantastic flavors of this fish (see also ‘The Best Stuffed Fish Recipe‘).
Ready in just 20 minutes, this easy recipe is ideal for midweek dinners. Simply serve with some delicious vegetables to make a meal that’s sure to be a hit!
2. Paleo Chili
This is perhaps our favorite chili recipe! It has a very homely vibe, which is particularly great for the fall and winter months.
Bursting with flavors, this paleo chili recipe is filled with meat and vegetables, namely carrots, ground beef, and celery. Consequently, it’s sure to fill you up at dinner times.
One of the reasons why we love this recipe is that it has been perfectly seasoned. This is thanks to herbs and spices such as cumin, chili powder, and oregano. This gives the chili a rich and spicy taste.
Roast chicken often takes a long time to make, but it can take a long time to make. Thankfully, this delicious roast chicken is worth it.
It takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to cook, though it requires minimal preparation time. As a result, you won’t be confined to the kitchen when preparing this dinner-time meal.
The recipe creates a juicy chicken with crispy skin. This is the perfect texture for roast chicken. Not to mention, the recipe ensures that this succulent chicken is overwhelming with tantalizing tastes thanks to the use of garlic, lemon, and herbs.
Up next, these meatballs will give you a taste of Italian cuisine. Made with ground turkey and beef (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Ground Turkey Recipes To Try Today‘), these meatballs have been flawlessly seasoned.
One of the advantages of this recipe is that it can be made in a slow cooker (see also our favorite paleo crockpot recipes). Therefore, you can make it beforehand, saving you tons of time and effort. If you want a simple dinner, you should seriously consider making these marvelous meatballs.
A bowl of these Italian meatballs is filling enough that you can have it alone at dinner. However, if you want to transform this into a more substantial meal, you can serve the meatballs with cauliflower rice, potatoes, or zucchini noodles.
If you are searching for a healthy paleo dinner, this grilled chicken caesar cobb salad is an outstanding option.
It’s filled with ingredients that you are bound to love, like chicken, cucumber, olives, and bacon. As a result, this paleo recipe is not just an average salad. Instead, it is more substantial and appetizing than most salad recipes, making it perfect for dinner.
This cauliflower fried rice is ideal for people who have been dreaming of a delicious Chinese takeaway. This recipe is not only paleo, but it’s also vegetarian (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Vegetarian Recipes To Try Today‘)!
Plus, this paleo recipe is super straightforward to make. So even if you aren’t much of a cook, you can easily make this flavorsome fried rice recipe.
The idea to add cashews to this recipe is ingenious, as it gives the rice a nutty taste. Not to mention, they add a crunchy texture to this dish that contrasts beautifully with the tenderness of the rice.
The majority of lasagne recipes are not suitable for people who follow the paleo diet. After all, lasagnas tend to be filled with cheese and often contain other dairy products, such as milk.
Yet, this clever lasagne recipe is completely paleo. This is because it avoids using pasta sheets (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Pasta Recipes For Paleo Lovers‘). It is instead filled with layers of vegetables, plus a tomato and beef sauce.
It’s worth making this dish ahead of time, as it can take a while to make. Yet, you can get a lot of portions out of this paleo lasagne, which is large enough to serve between 4 and 6 people.
Thanks to the use of chili flakes and sriracha, these Asian chili garlic shrimps have a spicy kick. This sauce is quite mild, yet the spice is still strong enough that it’s noticeable. As a result, this dish can please both spice lovers and those who prefer milder flavors.
This sauce boosts the salty and fishy flavors of these pan-fried shrimp (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Shrimp Recipes To Try Today‘).
Ready in just 15 minutes, this is one of the fastest recipes to make on this list. Therefore, it’s perfect for dinners when you just can’t be bothered to cook!
When following a paleo diet, you won’t be able to have traditional burgers. This is because they are usually made with bread buns which contain grains.
Luckily, this paleo burger is specifically designed for this diet. So if you have been craving a delicious burger, you should make this brilliant recipe.
These healthy paleo burgers are made with caramelized balsamic onions and lean ground beef (see also ‘15 Awesome Paleo Ground Beef Recipes To Try Today‘). The beef burgers are sandwiched between slices of tomatoes and avocados, making this a fresh and nutritious twist on the classic burger.
Ultimately, this dinner recipe is a luxurious and flavorful burger that’s paleo friendly!
This next paleo recipe uses the incredible idea of using lettuce to make wraps.
This recipe is great for lunch or dinner. To make it a more filling meal, you might want to pair these chicken and lettuce wraps with some potatoes or salad.
The chicken filling is super tasty. We especially like the addition of water chestnuts, as they add a nice textural contrast to the dish. Moreover, the mushrooms instill these wraps with a wonderful earthy taste.
If you have been craving traditional spaghetti bolognese but have been unable to eat it because of your paleo diet, this recipe is a superb substitute. Instead of using traditional spaghetti, this dish uses a variety made from squash.
The recipe also contains a straightforward yet mouth-watering recipe for bolognese sauce. This is made with ground turkey or beef, which is given a tender texture.
Not to mention, the sauce has a complex flavor thanks to the use of garlic, onion, and Italian seasoning.
12. Paleo Pizza
You might assume that you can’t eat pizza when you are obeying a paleo diet. Yet, this recipe proves that you can still enjoy a scrumptious pizza.
Despite being made without grains, this pizza dough has the chewy consistency associated with pizza bases.
Another reason why we love this recipe is that you can cover the pizza with whatever toppings you desire. So whether you want pepperonis, dairy-free cheese, vegetables, or all of these combined, you can easily customize this pizza.
This sensational skilled pairs sausage, sweet potato, and a whole host of vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts and bell pepper.
Though Brussels sprouts may be somewhat controversial, they work wonderfully in this recipe. This is partially because they are enhanced by seasonings, such as red pepper flakes.
This dish is incredibly versatile. It’s not just amazing for dinner, but it also makes a brilliant breakfast or lunchtime meal. To transform this dinner-time recipe into a beautiful breakfast, consider adding a fried egg to the skillet.
As demonstrated by this stir fry recipe, chicken and broccoli pair together beautifully. These two ingredients are brought together by a flavor-filled sauce.
This succulent sauce is made with lime juice, broth, red pepper flakes, garlic, and ginger. As you can imagine, these ingredients provide a perfectly nuanced set of flavors.
Even though it has a diverse range of flavors, this story fry requires just 10 ingredients. As a result, it can be quite affordable to cook.
Our final pick is these Asian-inspired zucchini noodles. Just because you are following a paleo diet it doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on delicious noodles. Instead, you can make noodles from zucchini for a healthy and grassy twist.
These noodles are also made with purple cabbage and carrots, making a colorful dish that looks almost too good to eat. The dish has been seasoned with divine ginger and sesame sauce.
To make these noodles a little more filling for dinner, you may want to serve them with grilled meat or vegetables.
If you’ve become bored of constantly eating the same meals at dinner time, these 15 awesome recipes can add some diversity to your mealtimes. As this list proves, paleo dinners don’t have to be boring.
Instead, they can be delicious and flavorsome!