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3 Healthy and Easy Paleo Dinner Recipes on a Budget

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Are you looking for easy Paleo dinner recipes that are both economical and healthy? Below are three dishes that you can make right in the comfort of your own kitchen without ruining your budget:

 

  1. Zucchini and sweet potato frittata

Zucchini and sweet potato frittata

A frittata is one of the most popular Italian dishes known around the world. It is comparable to a French omelet, but is much denser and fluffier. This version does not contain any meat, which makes it a perfect addition to your easy Paleo dinner recipes collection.

 

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 medium-size sweet potato, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • Salt and pepper to flavor

 

Procedure:

Put coconut oil in pan over medium heat. Cook sliced sweet potato for about 5 to 7 minutes. Put zucchini and diced bell pepper and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. While cooking, beat and aerate the eggs. Add salt and pepper to the egg mixture according to your taste.

Pour egg mixture over the cooked vegetables. Set stove to low heat and cook for around 10 minutes or until you reach desired texture.

Add fresh parsley on top after cooking. Cut into wedges and serve. Dish can serve up to two people.

 

  1. Oven-roasted garlic-flavored cabbage

Over-roasted garlic-flavored cabbage

This is another one of those easy Paleo dinner recipes you can ordinarily find online. It has that same garlic bread taste without having the bread itself. Perfect for Paleo eaters who crave for a little garlic bread on their spaghetti alla puttanesca, this garlic-flavored dish is one of the easiest to prepare.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 large cabbage, sliced into 1-inch-thick pieces
  • 5 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to flavor

 

Procedure:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Generously brush all the cabbage slices with olive oil on all sides, even top and bottom, but don’t soak.

Place cabbage slices in a pan and place minced garlic evenly around them. Season with salt and black pepper accordingly.

Cook in oven for around 20 minutes. Turn the cabbage slices over and roast for another 20 minutes. Cook until crispy. Serve while hot.

 

  1. Grilled portobello mushroom burger

Grilled portobello mushroom burger

This dish is perhaps the most favorite easy Paleo dinner recipes by meat-eaters. It combines the strong flavor of beef patties with the delicate taste of wild portobello mushrooms. No bread is needed.

Top it with tomatoes and avocado slices to enhance the texture. You can serve it with a little spiced mustard to lift the taste to another level.

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds of slightly fatty ground beef (important to have a juicier patty)
  • 6 large pieces of portobello mushrooms
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Olive oil (amount depends on the size of the mushrooms)
  • Salt and black pepper to flavor

 

Procedure:

Combine the ground beef with the eggs and mix thoroughly. Season with garlic, salt, and pepper accordingly. Make about six patties that are a little smaller than the mushrooms and set side.

Wash the mushrooms but don’t soak. Let them dry and pat to keep them crunchy. Cut off the stems to make them resemble a burger patty. Generously brush the mushrooms with olive oil on all sides, including top and bottom.

Cook the patties and mushrooms on each side for around 6 to 7 minutes on a preheated grill. Place the patties on top off the mushrooms. You can add some vegetable toppings if you like.

Going Paleo is probably the best thing you can do for your overall health and wellness. The three meals above are just some of the easy Paleo dinner recipes you can prepare at home.

Also, check out the paleo dessert recipes. We also have an article about quick paleo dinner recipes, don’t forget to check that one out.

 

References:

https://paleoleap.com/10-easy-paleo-recipes-beginners/

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