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Paleo Main Dish Recipes

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Spicy Rapid Roast Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars
676
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.

Rosemary Pork Roast

Rating: 4.43 stars
153
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.

Paleo Poached Whitefish in Tomato-Fennel Broth

Rating: 3 stars
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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: 4.39 stars
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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.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.71 stars
2834
My grandmother's recipe for roasted chicken. We are German and she used to do it this way all the time. I never have had a chicken this juicy before; this little trick works and makes the people eating it go silent. It's funny. We nibble on the celery after.

Ground Beef and Cabbage

Rating: 4.41 stars
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My mother was a country cook, plain and simple. But as I have traveled and worked and experienced foods from around the world, I look back and realize that many of the dishes she prepared, while simple, were perfect for that moment. Sometimes we have to put emotion and love in a dish to make it extra-special. The dish I am going to give you today is one like that. Simple and easy, yet full of love and goodness. My mother used to serve this with corn on the cob and cornbread. Very inexpensive and very good as well. Enjoy an Ozark memory...

Roasted Pork Loin

Rating: 4.45 stars
1031
Succulent pork roast with fragrant garlic, rosemary and wine.

Roast Leg of Lamb

Rating: 4.67 stars
111
Cooking peeled potatoes in the pan around the roast is yummy. The only other things you need are gravy made from the pan drippings and a fresh vegetable.

Baked Split Chicken Breast

Rating: 4.64 stars
371
This is a very easy but elegant recipe that looks like you've spent hours in the kitchen when you've barely lifted a finger!

Foolproof Rib Roast

Rating: 4.75 stars
1584
I was looking for an easy way to make our Christmas Rib Roast. It turned out PERFECT. Rib Roast can be expensive, so this is a total splurge or special occasion dish. Enjoy.

Simple Baked Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.63 stars
312
Simple basic recipe for cooking up a bunch of skinless boneless chicken breasts.

Grandma's Famous Salmon Cakes

Rating: 4.38 stars
296
This is a recipe for my Grandmother's famous salmon cakes. It is a family recipe that has been passed down through generations. Serve with macaroni and cheese or any other type of side dish.
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Paleo Pecan-Maple Salmon

"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

"This was a great dish! We loved it. Kids gobbled it up. Even my hard to please husband went back for seconds." – loisc

Perfect Flat Iron Steak

Rating: 4.27 stars
137

This recipe was created from a combination of different recipes that I read when I was looking for the perfect iron steak. I combined, adjusted, and finally perfected it to my taste. I'm sure you will love it as well. After all it is perfection.