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If you're looking to follow a gluten-free diet, whip up one of these delicious, gluten-free recipes under 500 calories. These healthy recipes are designed to be prepared with gluten-free ingredients and may be suitable for people with celiac disease. Always check the ingredients list on foods in these recipes to ensure they do not contain gluten.

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    • Asparagus-Tuna Casserole

      Hot, bubbly comfort food doesn't have to fall off the menu when you go gluten-free. This creamy tuna-noodle casserole utilizes gluten-free products like pasta and flour to make a homey meal.

      Gluten-Free Recipe Tip:
      Crush gluten-free products such as day-old bread, pretzels, pita chips, or bagel chips into crumbs for the perfect crispy topper to this casserole.

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    • Homemade Pizza

      Thanks to our versatile gluten-free flour mix (plus egg whites for stability), you can make the perfect pizza at home. Mix and match gluten-free sauces, cheeses, veggies, and meats to create pizzas the whole family will love.

      Gluten-Free Recipe Tip: For a crust that is naturally gluten-free, try one of our vegetable crusts below.

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    • Chicken Meatball Noodle Bowl

      Go global with a hearty Asian noodle bowl that boasts lean, gluten-free chicken meatballs, rice noodles, and crisp lettuce. Ditch the bottled stuff, and make your own spicy hot sauce to complete the meal.

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    • Skillet Pork Chops with Vegetables

      Enjoy a fresh meal that is naturally free of gluten and full of protein with juicy herb-seasoned pork chops. Lemony butter beans, peas, and wilted spinach pair brilliantly with the skillet-seared meat.

    • Butternut Squash Soup with Polenta Croutons

      For warm and velvety gluten-free soup, blend roasted squash and caramelized onions with vegetable broth until smooth. Garnish the dish with fresh snipped chives and crisp polenta croutons.

    • Pumpkin, Bean, and Chicken Enchiladas

      These seemingly indulgent enchiladas are generously filled with chicken, beans, and cheese, then smothered in a pumpkin sauce and topped with more cheese for only 357 calories. Did we mention a serving is two enchiladas?

      Dietitian's Tip: When made of 100 percent corn, corn tortillas are gluten-free, but they may be packaged at a plant that also makes wheat-containing products, resulting in wheat contamination. Confirm the corn tortillas you use are gluten-free.

    • Shrimp and Soba Noodles

      Get all the goodness of Asian takeout food without any gluten in this sweet and tangy noodle bowl. Pile fresh shrimp and broccoli onto gluten-free buckwheat noodles then smother the ingredients in a homemade peanut sauce spiked with chile oil.

      Gluten-Free Recipe Tip: If you can't find chile oil at your supermarket, substitute 1 tablespoon vegetable oil plus a dash of bottled hot pepper sauce.

    • Greek Turkey Breast

      A few minutes in the morning and this gluten-free dinner will be ready when you get home. Kalamata olives, dried tomatoes, and feta cheese lend Mediterranean flavor to lean turkey breast.

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    • Mediterranean Lentils

      This light lunch fare demonstrates just how delicious gluten-free can be. Canned artichokes and refrigerated lentils come together with fresh produce for a quick and satisfying meal.

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      Pork and Green Chile Stew

      Hominy is a naturally gluten-free corn product. Pair its stellar nutritional profile with the taste and texture of this soup's slow-cooked pork, chunky potatoes, and zesty green chile broth.

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      Chicken and Lentils in Apple-Curry Sauce

      Garam masala is an aromatic and slightly sweet blend of cumin, peppercorns, cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves. Use the mixture to flavor the tender chicken thighs and fiber-rich lentils in this Indian-inspired dinner.

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      Pho-Flavor Flank Steak Lettuce Wraps

      Infuse the savory flavor of Vietnamese pho with beef flank steak in your slow cooker. Fish sauce, rice vinegar, and jalapenos punch up the fork-tender meat, which are gathered in lettuce bowls for a low-calorie lunch or dinner.

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      Short Ribs over Gorgonzola Polenta

      Polenta is naturally free of gluten and provides a creamy base to tender short ribs when swirled with Gorgonzola cheese. Simmer the meat with stew vegetables in a tomato-wine sauce for full-bodied flavor.

    • How to Make Polenta
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      Homemade Polenta Made Easy


      Dish up soft and creamy polenta right from the saucepan for a tasty addition to your gluten-free dinner. Watch as we show you how to make the corn-based dish at home with only three basic ingredients.

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      Egg and Rice Noodle Soup

      Explore Asian noodles, like rice noodles, for wonderful texture in your soups and salads. This 30-minute meal gets its sophisticated flavor and color from tamari, a gluten-free soy sauce alternative that is rich with umami.

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      Honey-Soaked Quinoa Salad with Grapes and Cashews

      Make this wholesome grain salad more memorable with a homemade honey dressing. Red grapes and dried apricots help sweeten the fluffy quinoa while chopped cashews contribute crunch.

    • How to Cook Quinoa
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      Cooking School: How to Make Quinoa

      In just 15 minutes, you can have a fluffy whole grain for your soup, salad, or casserole. Watch as we show you our best tips for making quinoa.

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      Parchment-Baked Halibut with Asian Vegetables

      Baking fish in parchment paper, or en papillote, allows the meat to steam in its own juices. Enclose the meat with aromatics such as grated ginger and tangerine peel as well as a medley of Asian vegetables for a fast and flavorful weeknight dinner solution.

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      Chicken Curry Skillet with Rice Noodles

      Rice noodles allow for the satisfaction of pasta without gluten. Toss the noodles with chicken, veggies, and flavorful Asian ingredients, such as coconut milk and red curry paste, for a simple 30-minute recipe.

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      Crisp Catfish with Apple-Celery Slaw

      A flavorful coating of cornmeal, chili powder, and salt gives fish fillets a crispy crust without adding wheat. Serving the fish with a fresh, crunchy slaw boosts nutrients and rounds out this gluten-free meal.

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      Sesame-Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

      Sizzling steak and Asian-flavored veggies served with healthful brown rice create a nutrient-loaded, low-cal meal that’s entirely gluten-free.

      Dietitian’s Tip: Be sure the chicken broth you’re cooking with is confirmed gluten-free.

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      Polenta with Eggs and Zucchini

      Creamy, cheesy polenta topped with lots of veggies and eggs makes a hearty brunch recipe that fits your gluten-free diet. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and additional Parmesan for a finishing touch.

      Dietitian's Tip: Be sure the chicken broth you're cooking with is confirmed gluten-free.

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      Baked Spaghetti Squash

      Using spaghetti squash instead of pasta keeps this meal gluten-free while adding loads of nutrients. Top with traditional Italian ingredients, such as pasta sauce, veggies, olives, and cheese, to make this a family favorite.

      Dietitian's Tip: While many brands of sausage and pasta sauce are gluten-free, some are not, so be sure to use sausage and a pasta sauce that are confirmed gluten-free.

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      Peanut Butter and Fruit Quinoa

      Quinoa is an excellent choice for a gluten-free grain because it’s a complete protein source. Add peanut butter, banana, and fruit preserves to hot cooked quinoa for a yummy, gluten-free breakfast.

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      Seared Scallops with Noodle Salad

      In about 30 minutes you can be enjoying this restaurant-style meal at your dinner table. Rice vinegar, ginger, orange juice, and shredded daikon (an Asian radish) give this gluten-free recipe tremendous flavor.

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      Fish Tacos with Cabbage and Pepper Slaw

      A simple swap to corn tortillas instead of flour eliminates gluten from your taco shell. A fresh filling of fish, crabmeat, spices, and fresh produce -- including cabbage, poblano pepper, and carrot -- offers lots of flavor without a lot of calories.

      Dietitian's Tip: When made of 100 percent corn, corn tortillas are gluten-free, but they may be packaged at a plant that also makes wheat-containing products resulting in wheat contamination. Confirm the corn tortillas you use are gluten-free.

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      Spaghetti Squash with Chili

      Cozy up with a hot bowl of gluten-free comfort food. A traditional beef- and tomato-based chili tops nutritious spaghetti squash for a high-fiber meal.

      Dietitian's Tip: Confirm the tomato paste you use is gluten-free.

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      Sweet Peppers Stuffed with Applewood Bacon Risotto

      Just a bit of bacon goes a long way to adding rich, salty flavor to these risotto-stuffed peppers. Garnish with a sprinkling of snipped basil for a touch of freshness.

      Dietitian’s Tip: Be sure the chicken broth you’re cooking with is confirmed gluten-free.

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      Jerk Chicken with Avocado-Orange Salsa

      Seasoning chicken with coffee, garlic, and spices boosts flavor to new heights, while serving with a citrus and avocado salsa adds unbeatable freshness.

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      Wild Rice-Stuffed Acorn Squash with Cranberries, Pecans, and Pancetta

      This homey recipe is loaded with some of the favorite flavors of fall -- cranberries, pecans, and squash -- but you can make it any time you need a comfort food fix.

      Dietitian’s Tip: Stick to plain, cooked brown rice or wild rice for this recipe. The packaged mixes are more likely to contain gluten.

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      Chicken Cacciatore

      Fill a skillet with tender chicken thighs, lots of veggies, and a few simple spices, and you've got a restaurant-worthy recipe. By increasing the amount of veggies and trimming some fat, you can enjoy this gluten-free version at home for just 317 calories.

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      Pumpkin-Tortilla Casserole with Chicken

      Break out this fall-inspired casserole no matter the season to enjoy a family-friendly meal that provides servings of lean protein, veggies, grains, and dairy.

      Dietitian's Tip: When made of 100 percent corn, corn tortillas are gluten-free, but they may be packaged at a plant that also makes wheat-containing products, resulting in wheat contamination. Confirm the corn tortillas you use are gluten-free.

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      Grilled Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Green Rice

      A quick 15-minute marinade is all this fish needs to absorb wonderful flavor from green salsa, lime juice, and mayo. Served with a flavor-packed rice side dish, this gluten-free recipe is a complete meal.

      Dietitian's Tip: Be sure the chicken broth and salsa verde you're cooking with are confirmed gluten-free.

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      We all want the same thing: a delicious (and healthy!) inexpensive dinner. Try our recipes, each of which is a healthy dinner idea full of nutrition without skimping on taste. Plus, at less than $3 per serving, our cheap healthy recipes are easy on the wallet and the waistline. These will make you feel good about feeding the family!
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