While it’s true that the Whole30 program is restrictive, there is no limit to the delicious, whole food recipes you have at your disposal.
Today we’re detailing 15 Whole30 dinner recipes that will be sure to delight your tastebuds and keep you full!
1.) Buffalo Ranch Stuffed Peppers
If you are a pepper fan, this is one recipe you’ll definitely love to have for dinner! This recipe calls for chicken breasts, peppers, dried chives and parsley. You can take a look at the full Buffalo Ranch Stuffed Peppers Recipe by visiting Primally Inspired.
2.) Kale and Sweet Potato Gratin
This gratin recipe may not contain any gluten, grain or dairy but it will never lack in flavor. To make the best au gratin dinner, you will need ghee, kale, vegetable stock and sweet potatoes. You can find the complete Kale and Sweet Potato Gratin Recipe at A Calculated Whisk.
3.) Carne Asada
This insanely flavorful Whole30 dinner recipe will leave your mouth begging for more! The steak is marinated all day long in a combination of lime juice and other spices and paired with tomatillo avocado salsa. Enjoy the unique blend of flavors by grabbing the Carne Asada Recipe from Primally Inspired.
4.) Pork Ragu
Time to get your slow cooker out from its hiding place and get ready to prepare the most scrumptious pork dinner recipe you could ever try. This recipe calls for pork shoulder, fresh thyme, and hot red pepper flakes. Grab the Pork Ragu recipe from Heather Christo.
5.) Crispy Jamaican Jerk Salmon
This Whole30 dinner recipe is a must try for someone looking for a tropical taste and something refreshing. The recipe features crispy salmon bits drenched with mango-basil salad dressing. You can get the full Crispy Jamaican Jerk Salmon Recipe from The Roasted Root.
[Whole30 Edit: Leave out maple syrup]
6.) Spinach Meatballs
If you think vegetables are just for salads, think again. This Whole30 dinner recipe turns your usual bland-tasting spinach into something more hearty with the help of lean ground beef, dried herbs and egg. Get the whole Spinach Meatballs recipe by visiting Slender Kitchen.
Also check out our post on Whole30 meatball recipes for more meatiness!
7.) Eggplant Tomato Soup
If you’re longing for something warm and filling for dinner, this is another great recipe to have in your collection. This hearty soup calls for raw cashews, eggplants, and vegetable broth. You can learn more about this Eggplant Tomato Soup Recipe by visiting Making Thyme For Health.
[Whole30 Edit: Leave out the soy sauce!]
Also check our out list of the best Whole30 soup recipes for more broth-y goodness!
8.) Thai Basil Ground Beef Bowl
Dinner is the best time to satisfy your Thai cravings, and this recipe does just that! For this recipe, you will need lean ground beef, asparagus, Thai basil ,and chili paste. You can grab the full Thai Basil Ground Beef Bowl Recipe at Slender Kitchen.
Need more ground beef in your life? Check out our 20 Whole30 ground beef recipes post!
9.) Vegetarian Pho With Zoodles
Nothing beats having a bowl of warm and delicious Pho during cold nights. This Whole30 vegetarian recipe has zucchini as its noodles and sprouts and cilantro as its toppings. Get the Vegetarian Pho With Zoodles Recipe at Healthy Nibbles and Bits.
10.) Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash
This Whole30 dinner recipe is perfect for the breakfast-for-dinner fans! It calls for sweet potato, zucchini, mushrooms, and black pepper. Enjoy a healthy breakfast meal for dinner by grabbing the Zucchini and Sweet Potato Hash Recipe from Good Cheap Eats.
11.) Curry Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps
If you are a sucker for lettuce wraps, this is one recipe you will surely love! For this recipe, you will need lettuce (of course!), chicken tenders, apples and raisins! You can get the full Curry Chicken and Salad Lettuce Wraps Recipe from Good Cheap Eats.
[Whole30 Edit: Make sure to use your own Whole30 compliant mayo]
12.) Hawaiian Style Green Curry Chicken
Who knew you could combine Indian and Hawaiian in just one dish? For this interesting recipe, you will need pineapple chunks, mushroom slices and chicken breasts. Enjoy the best of both worlds by grabbing the Hawaiian Style Green Curry Chicken Recipe from Big Bear’s Wife.
[Whole30 edit: substitute saffron rice for cauliflower rice, or leave out rice all together]
13.) Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-fry
This dish is best paired with baked Whole30 sweet potatoes or cauliflower rice. To prepare this dinner recipe, you will need shrimps, asparagus, lemon juice and ginger. Grab the full Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe from A Clean Plate.
14.) Pulled Tandoori Chicken
This pulled meat recipe is just perfect during the winter and spring season. The pulled chicken is made more flavorful using smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin and other spices. You can find the complete Pulled Tandoori Chicken Recipe at The Big Man’s World.
15.) Triple Seafood Chowder
This hearty chowder recipe features three types of seafood—shrimp, kippers and salmon—in a coconut milk based soup. This well balanced soup will provide you all the flavors as well as the nutrients that you need. Grab the full Triple Seafood Chowder Recipe by visiting Grace and Enthused.
Your nightly meals no longer have to be bland and boring! It’s time for you to say goodbye to your usual dinners and say hello to flavorful and healthy Whole30 dishes. Incorporate any or all of the recipes mentioned above in your Whole30 menu and you’ll be eating great!
Do you have any favorite Whole30 dinner recipes not mentioned here? Share your top picks in the comments!