Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Dinner Ideas

Vegetarian eating gets a little more complicated when you or someone in your family is gluten-free. But complicated can still be delicious—and easy. These vegetarian gluten-free dinner ideas take the guesswork out of planning your menu.

Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Lemony Tahini Dressing

Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Lemony Tahini Dressing

Mix up this gluten-free chickpea salad (complete with tangy dressing) and throw it in a tomato—no bowl required.

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Jamaican Chickpea Stew

Jamaican Chickpea Stew

This gluten-free stew is infused with Caribbean flavors like curry, allspice and thyme.

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Cauliflower and Chickpea Coconut Curry

Cauliflower and Chickpea Coconut Curry

The perfect vegan curry. Seriously, what can't cauliflower do?

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Spicy Chickpea & Spinach Stew

Spicy Chickpea & Spinach Stew

This gluten-free stew with hearty chickpeas doesn't skimp on the spice.


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Roasted Vegetable Kebabs with Curried Chickpeas and Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Vegetable Kebabs with Curried Chickpeas and Yogurt Sauce

Veggies and chickpeas make for a perfect team in this gluten-free kebab dinner.

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Sweet Potato & Millet Falafel

Sweet Potato & Millet Falafel

The combination sounds a little crazy, but sweet potato and millet make this gluten-free falafel even better than traditional.

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Heat-Free Lentil & Walnut Tacos

Heat-Free Lentil & Walnut Tacos

Raw foodies of all commitment levels will appreciate these heat-free (and gluten-free) tacos filled with satisfying lentils.

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Carrot Fritters with Cumin-Lime Cashew Cream

Carrot Fritters with Cumin-Lime Cashew Cream

Our recipe tester proclaimed this one of the best recipes she's ever tested. And how could it not be? Cashew cream atop crispy gluten-free carrot fritters with a fragrant cumin-lime flavor.

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Chermoula Veggie Kebabs with Halloumi

Chermoula Veggie Kebabs with Halloumi

Halloumi cheese stands up to the grill in this veggie-packed gluten-free kebab recipe.

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Lemon-Garlic Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes

Lemon-Garlic Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes

Zucchini noodles are the original gluten-free pasta. Here they're decked out with lemon, garlic and roasted tomatoes.

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Black Bean & Pepper Jack Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Black Bean & Pepper Jack Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Behold: vegetarian Mexican food that's also gluten free!

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Mexican Baked Polenta with Salsa Beans and Sautéed Veggies

Mexican Baked Polenta with Salsa Beans and Sautéed Veggies

Polenta (made from corn) is a staple of gluten-free Mexican food. Here it's topped with veggies and beans.

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Huevos Rancheros Enchiladas

Huevos Rancheros Enchiladas

A filling gluten-free brunch that combines the best parts of enchiladas and huevos rancheros.

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Curried Asparagus Soup

Curried Asparagus Soup

Asparagus gets the curry treatment in this gluten-free soup.

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Curried Red Lentil & Quinoa Bowls with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Curried Red Lentil & Quinoa Bowls with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Quinoa is topped with Madras curry-infused lentils and a homemade chutney for a go-to healthy gluten-free dinner.

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Black Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping Sauce

Black Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping Sauce

We'll dip just about anything in avocado, but these gluten-free black bean flautas are an especially good vehicle.

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Socca with Sautéed Chard and Parmesan

Socca with Sautéed Chard and Parmesan

Socca is a super easy-to-make flatbread made with chickpea flour. Whip a batch together and you've got a great gluten-free alternative to pizza crust.

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Thai Peanut Empowered Noodle Bowl

Thai Peanut Empowered Noodle Bowl

A tangy Thai peanut sauce sits atop colorful veggies and soba in this gluten-free noodle bowl.

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Slow Cooker Corn and Red Pepper Chowder

Slow Cooker Corn and Red Pepper Chowder

Fire up the slow cooker for this earthy, satisfying chowder that's lighter than traditional recipes. Oh, and it's vegan!

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Black Bean Enchiladas with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

Black Bean Enchiladas with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

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African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Soup

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Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

We love any new excuse to use quinoa, and these gluten-free quinoa cakes are no exception. Dip them in a tasty cashew cream (hint: it doubles as an awesome spread).

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Sage Polenta Bowls with Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Wild Mushrooms

Sage Polenta Bowls with Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Wild Mushrooms

Polenta lends itself to so many flavors, but this fall-inspired version with sage, Brussels sprouts and wild mushrooms is gluten-free dinner heaven.

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Spaghetti Squash with Garlicky Kale Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Spaghetti Squash with Garlicky Kale Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Gluten-free pasta gets a veggie twist in this spaghetti squash "noodle" dish dressed with garlicky kale pesto.

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Peanutty Quinoa Bowls with Baked Tofu

Peanutty Quinoa Bowls with Baked Tofu

A delicious peanut sauce, colorful veggies and homemade baked tofu make these gluten-free quinoa bowls tops.

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Veggie-Loaded Chili

Veggie-Loaded Chili

You can never have too many chili recipes, and this gluten-free chili is packed with veggies—and perfect for freezing.

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Pizza Quinoa Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Pizza Quinoa Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Make stuffed mushrooms into gluten-free pizza with this baked quinoa recipe, complete with marinara and bubbly mozzarella.

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Lentil Mushroom Burgers

Lentil Mushroom Burgers

Change up your veggie burger routine with these mushroom-lentil patties. The recipe calls for oats, so make sure you buy certified gluten-free oats!

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Taco Stuffed Zucchini

Taco Stuffed Zucchini

Everything you love about tacos…in a healthy zucchini shell.

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Lemon Gremolata Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Lemon Gremolata Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

If your'e a gluten-free pizza aficionado, cauliflower crust should be in your recipe repertoire. Try this one with a fresh lemon-y twist.

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