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The Best Gluten-Free Recipes of 2020

Make this the tastiest year yet with our best gluten-free recipes of 2020! Don't forget to double-check that your ingredients are truly gluten-free to prevent any sore stomachs.

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Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Pan-Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

This one-dish roast chicken with vegetables tastes as if it took hours of hands-on time to put together, but the simple ingredients can be prepped in mere minutes. The rosemary gives it a rich flavor, and the meat juices cook the veggies to perfection. It’s unbelievably easy! —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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Air-Fryer Potato ChipsTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Potato Chips


After I received an air fryer for Christmas, I discovered how simple it is to make potato chips in it. Good chips are an essential, crispy side for lunch. —Melissa Obernesser, Utica, New York
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Pressure-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Pressure-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup


Don't be shy about loading up the spices and shredded chicken into your pressure cooker. Chicken tortilla soup tastes great as leftovers the next day. Your family will thank you for this one! —Karen Kelly, Germantown, Maryland
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Beef SuyaTaste of Home

Beef Suya


My Nigerian brother-in-law introduced me to beef suya, a very spicy street food that's popular in western Africa. I was intrigued when I found out the spice rub is made from ground peanuts and a blend of different seasonings. After lots of experimenting, I came up with my own version. —Elena Iorga, Irvine, California
This recipe is a finalist in our 2020 Recipe of the Year contest! See all 10 finalists and vote for your favorite.
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The Best Beef StewThe musical "Waitress"

The Best Beef Stew


Our best beef stew recipe has tons of flavor, thanks to its blend of herbs and the addition of red wine and balsamic vinegar. Learn how to make this comforting classic and take it to the next level. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Mango Chutney Chicken CurryTaste of Home

Mango Chutney Chicken Curry


My father dreamed up this curry and chutney combination. Now my family cooks it on road trips—in rain and sun, in the mountains, even on the beach. Adjust the curry for taste and heat. —Dina Moreno, Seattle, Washington
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Easy Refrigerator PicklesTaste of Home

Easy Refrigerator Pickles


This easy refrigerator pickles recipe is a great way to use cucumbers and onions from the garden. Here in Upstate New York, we have an abundance of cucumbers. —Catherine Seibold, Elma, New York
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Leftover Rice PuddingTaste of Home

Leftover Rice Pudding


This rice pudding with leftover cooked rice is a delicious classic. We also like to dress it up with English toffee bits, chocolate and toasted coconut. —Laura German, North Brookfield, Massachusetts
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Healthy Peanut Butter CookiesTaste of Home

Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies


Only four ingredients and one bowl are needed for these healthy peanut butter cookies. If you want to make this recipe gluten free, make sure the oat bran was made in a certified gluten-free facility. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Iced CoffeeTaste of Home

Iced Coffee


When my sister introduced me to iced coffee, I didn't think I'd like it. Not only did I like it, I decided I could learn how to make an iced coffee recipe of my own. My fast-to-fix version is a refreshing alternative to hot java. —Jenny Reece, Lowry, Minnesota
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Gluten-Free Vanilla CupcakesTaste of Home

Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes


Decorate these simple gluten-free vanilla cupcakes for any special occasion or holiday. Since the frosting recipe includes cream cheese, be sure to refrigerate leftovers. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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East Carolina BBQ SauceTaste of Home

East Carolina BBQ Sauce


On a recent trip to the East Coast, I discovered this bold, spicy Carolina BBQ sauce. I'm not a huge fan of the thick and sugary sauces you typically see, so this recipe really intrigued me. It was served with pulled pork, but I've tried it on chicken and it works beautifully. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin
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Oven Fries

Oven Fries


I jazz up my fries with paprika and garlic powder. Something about the combination of spices packs a punch. The leftovers are even good cold! —Heather Byers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Sunshine ChickenTaste of Home

Sunshine Chicken


This recipe is great to serve for large groups because it can be easily doubled and takes little time or effort to prepare. Even my husband likes to make this chicken dish, and he usually hates to cook! —Karen Gardiner, Eutaw, Alabama
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Herb-Roasted Salmon FilletsTaste of Home

Herb-Roasted Salmon Fillets


My roasted salmon is so simple but elegant enough to serve to company. I make it on days when I have less than an hour to cook. —Luanne Asta, Hampton Bays, New York
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Greek Chicken & RiceTaste of Home

Greek Chicken & Rice


A fresh take on comfort food, Greek chicken and rice is my go-to on busy weeknights and when unexpected company stops by. Boost the health benefits and toss in chopped spinach. —Savannah Lay, Baker City, Oregon
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Cool Beans Salad

Cool Beans Salad


This protein-filled dish could be served as a colorful side dish or a meatless main entree. When you make it, double the recipe because it will be gone in a flash! The basmati rice add a unique flavor and the dressing gives it a bit of a tang. —Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin
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Strawberry Banana Yogurt SmoothieTaste of Home

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie


This frosty strawberry banana smoothie with yogurt is a great way to use up that last banana. Frozen berries and fruit keep it extra thick. —Christy Adkins, Martinez, Georgia
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Broiled Chicken & ArtichokesTaste of Home

Broiled Chicken & Artichokes


My wife and I first made this chicken entree as newlyweds and have been hooked on it ever since, and make it almost weekly. It's so simple and affordable, yet delicious and healthy. Can't beat that. —Chris Koon, Midlothian, Virginia
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Mint Sauce for Lamb

Mint Sauce for Lamb


This mint sauce recipe has been in our family for nearly 80 years. Our backyard mint patch provided the main ingredient. We won't eat lamb without this sauce. —Ruth Bogdanski, Grants Pass, Oregon
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No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal BarsTaste of Home

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars


I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake peanut butter oatmeal bars with certified gluten-free oats. Everyone loves these bars when we go to picnics or potlucks, and I know there will be a dessert for my daughter! —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas
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Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Gluten-Free Banana Bread


This gluten-free banana bread recipe isn't dry and crumbly—it tastes like the real thing. I hope you try it! —Gladys Arnold, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Berry SmoothieTaste of Home

Berry Smoothie


With two busy teenage boys in our house, getting everyone to eat well before school is a challenge. This thick berry smoothie recipe is quick to fix and delicious, too. —Patricia Mahoney, Presque Isle, Maine
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Bread and Butter PicklesTaste of Home

Bread and Butter Pickles


My mom always made this crisp bread and butter pickle recipe when we were kids, and she gave me the recipe. They're pleasantly tart and so good. Now I make bread and butter pickles for my own kids all of the time! —Karen Owen, Rising Sun, Indiana
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Cherry Tomato SaladTaste of Home

Cherry Tomato Salad


This recipe evolved from a need to use the bumper crops of delicious cherry tomatoes we grow. It's one of my favorite cherry tomato recipes, especially at cookouts. —Sally Sibley, St. Augustine, Florida
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Black Bean & Corn QuinoaTaste of Home

Black Bean & Corn Quinoa


Some vegan quinoa recipes are boring, but this one definitely isn't. My daughter’s college asked parents for the best quinoa recipes to use in the dining halls. This healthy quinoa recipe fits the bill. —Lindsay McSweeney, Winchester, Massachusetts
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Slow-Cooked Southwest ChickenTaste of Home

Slow-Cooked Southwest Chicken


With just 15 minutes of prep, you'll be out of the kitchen in no time. This deliciously low-fat dish gets even better served with reduced-fat sour cream and chopped cilantro. —Brandi Castillo, Santa Maria, California
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French Hot Chocolate

French Hot Chocolate


One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their patisseries. French hot chocolate is velvety smooth, rich, decadent and almost the consistency of a molten chocolate bar. It is meant to be sipped slowly and savored. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
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Classic Wilted Lettuce SaladTaste of Home

Classic Wilted Lettuce Salad


When we were kids, my sister and I would prepare the freshly picked lettuce for this wilted lettuce salad recipe, rinsing it several times and carefully drying it. As we did so, we quibbled about the portions we'd each have. Somehow, it seems she always managed to get more! We still can't get enough of this salad. —Doris Natvig, Jesup, Iowa
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Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed ChickenTaste of Home

Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken


This spinach-stuffed chicken breast recipe is special to me because it has so much flavor, yet not too many calories. I love Italian food, but most of the time it is too heavy. This is a healthy twist on an Italian dish! —Nicole Stevens, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Cucumbers with DillTaste of Home

Cucumbers with Dill


Sprinkling cucumber slices with salt and letting them stand in a colander draws out excess water so they stay crisp when set on a barbecue buffet. Try this cucumber dill salad alongside any grilled entree. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Old-Fashioned Egg SaladTaste of Home

Old-Fashioned Egg Salad


Here's a pared-down version of a classic egg salad recipe. You can also add a little cream cheese for an extra-creamy spread. —Linda Braun, American Egg Board, Park Ridge, Illinois
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Slow-Cooker German BratwurstTaste of Home

Slow-Cooker German Bratwurst


I created this Old World favorite from a dish I had in my travels. This flavorful slow-cooker bratwurst recipe is perfect for weeknights or special occasions. I like to serve it with pasta. —Gerald Hetrick, Erie, Pennsylvania
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Roasted Chicken with RosemaryTaste of Home

Roasted Chicken with Rosemary


Herbs, garlic and butter give this hearty meal in one a classic flavor. It's a lot like pot roast, except it uses chicken instead of beef. —Isabel Zienkosky, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and AsparagusTaste of Home

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus


Showcase asparagus when you dress it in fresh rosemary and red potatoes for an earthy counterpoint to the fresh, green spears. Add minced garlic and you get a gorgeous, flavorful side dish. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
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Grilled Brown Sugar-Mustard ChickenTaste of Home

Grilled Brown Sugar-Mustard Chicken


I came up with this recipe in college and it's been a household staple ever since. It's a snap to throw together with ingredients I have on hand. —Kendra Doss, Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Peanut Butter Coconut CookiesTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Coconut Cookies


These three-ingredient peanut butter coconut cookies are easy to make, so you'll always have time to make a quick batch. Bonus: No flour means they're also gluten-free! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Grilled BroccoliTaste of Home

Grilled Broccoli


I started using this grilled broccoli recipe in 1987 when I began cooking light. It's been a favorite side dish ever since. With its lemon and Parmesan flavors, it once took second place in a cooking contest. —Alice Nulle, Woodstock, Illinois
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BLT Chicken SaladTaste of Home

BLT Chicken Salad


Featuring all the fun fixings for a BLT chicken sandwich, this salad is so lovable. I can prep the ingredients ahead of time and just throw it together at the last minute. Barbecue sauce in the dressing gives it unexpected flavor. Even picky eaters love my chicken salads. —Cindy Moore, Mooresville, North Carolina
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Herbed Roast Turkey BreastTaste of Home

Herbed Roast Turkey Breast


When learning how to cook turkey breast for my first formal dinner party as a newlywed, I came across this particular recipe. It was such a success that this turkey breast recipe has become a standby on all my entertaining menus. —Lisa Mahon Fluegeman, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Peanut Butter LogsTaste of Home

Peanut Butter Logs


These peanut butter logs have definitely stood the test of time. My husband has been enjoying them since he was a toddler! —Micky Faginkrantz, Ft. Bliss, Texas
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Easy Homemade PicklesTaste of Home

Easy Homemade Pickles


My husband grows cucumbers, garlic and dill in the garden and eagerly waits for me to make these homemade pickles. The recipe comes from my grandmother.—Angela Lienhard, Blossburg, Pennsylvania
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Roasted Cabbage & OnionsTaste of Home

Roasted Cabbage & Onions


I roast veggies to bring out their sweetness, and it works wonders with onions and cabbage. The piquant vinegar-mustard sauce makes this dish similar to a slaw. —Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts
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Air-Fryer Roasted Green BeansTaste of Home

Air-Fryer Roasted Green Beans


Our family loves roasted green beans, but they can take a long time in the oven. I tried these air-fryer green beans and we loved them! —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas
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Slow-Roasted Chicken with VegetablesTaste of Home

Slow-Roasted Chicken with Vegetables


Even a beginner cook could make this slow cooked chicken and have it turn out perfectly. This recipe could not be easier. A few minutes of prep and you'll come home to a delicious dinner. —Anita Bell, Hermitage, Tennessee
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Chicken Thighs with Shallots & SpinachTaste of Home

Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach


This moist and tender chicken comes complete with its own creamy spinach side dish! It makes a pretty presentation and comes together in no time flat for a nutritious weeknight meal. —Genna Johannes, Wrightstown, Wisconsin
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Chicken with Rosemary Butter SauceTaste of Home

Chicken with Rosemary Butter Sauce


This elegant rosemary chicken requires minimal effort but will win you major compliments. You'll love the mellow sauce! —Connie McDowell, Greenwood, Delaware
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Yellow Squash Soup

Yellow Squash Soup


"Delicate and lemony, this squash soup would set the stage for a memorable ladies luncheon. It's the best of late summer in a bowl." —Heidi Wilcox, Lapeer, Michigan
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Spiced Pear JamThe musical "Waitress"

Spiced Pear Jam


A neighbor of mine passed along this favorite recipe. I've given many jars of this jam as gifts. Day to day, we enjoy it on toast with ham and eggs or on hot rolls with a meat. —Karen Bockelman, Portland, Oregon
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Vegetable Scrambled EggsTaste of Home

Vegetable Scrambled Eggs


I like to have friends and family over for a special Sunday brunch, especially when there's a "big game" on television. These colorful scrambled eggs with veggies go perfectly with sausage, toasted English muffins and fresh fruit. —Marilyn Ipson, Rogers, Arkansas

Caroline Stanko
As an Associate Digital Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.

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