Paleo Main Dish Recipes

Hunt here to gather the best paleo main dish recipes, complete with ratings, reviews, and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Spicy Rapid Roast Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 887
This is the kind of recipe that you just throw together. No need to truss or fuss. Pop it into a very hot oven and it is ready in a hurry.
By Allrecipes Member

Rosemary Pork Roast

Rating: 4.5 stars 209
What tastes better than rosemary with pork? Add some green beans with toasted almonds, roasted potatoes, and a wild greens salad with balsamic vinaigrette, and your meal is made.
By Allrecipes Member

Paleo Poached Whitefish in Tomato-Fennel Broth

Rating: 3 stars 4
This poached whitefish recipe is paleo-friendly and easy to make! Use any firm, white-fleshed fish, like halibut or cod.

Spaghetti Squash with Paleo Meat Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 78
I made some spaghetti and it turned out so good and super filling. One batch could last you the entire week! Chicken or turkey can be substituted for the ground beef. Try adding Italian herbs, like parsley, oregano, and fennel.

Pork Chops Italiano

Rating: 4.5 stars 430
Flavorful, tender pork chops with Italian pizzazz. Great served over noodles.

Mediterranean Salmon

Rating: 4.5 stars 270
This is a great recipe for salmon incorporating Mediterranean ingredients and spices. Everyone I've made this for loved it!!

Goan Pork Vindaloo

Rating: 4.5 stars 17
The traditional Goan pork dish flavored with chilies, garlic and vinegar. It's spicy and tangy at the same time. Leaves your taste buds tingling for more. Serve with rice or crusty rolls.

Sirloin Tips and Mushrooms

Rating: 4.5 stars 663
Beef sirloin cubes browned with garlic then simmered in tomato sauce and red wine until tender. Great over buttered noodles.

Roasted Cauliflower 'Steaks'

Rating: 5 stars 125
This is a simple and beautiful way to cook a whole cauliflower. These cauliflower steaks look beautiful on their own, and even better alongside a bit of mashed potato or yams. This is a great vegetarian alternative for meatless Mondays!

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 3994
A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.

Roasted Pork Loin

Rating: 4.5 stars 1358
This easy roasted pork loin is seasoned with garlic, rosemary, and white wine.
By Allrecipes Member

Inspiration and Ideas

Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon
Rating: Unrated 103
"I would give it more than 5 stars if I could! A real winner. It's sweet and has a kick." – Chefbo
Spaghetti Squash with Paleo Meat Sauce
Rating: Unrated 77
"This was a great dish! We loved it. Kids gobbled it up. Even my hard to please husband went back for seconds." – loisc
Easy Baked Chicken Thighs
Rating: 4 stars 192

Easy baked chicken thighs seasoned with onion and garlic make a quick meal.