Simple Paleo Dinners – 20 Meals, Each with 5 Ingredients or Less

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There are a few things that can throw a wrench in our plans for a good and healthy meal – from lack of time, lack of motivation, or lack of ideas. One that always really frustrates me is lack of ingredients. Nothing is worse then going to make that beautiful meal and realizing you are missing ingredients. For those times (or just when you are looking for a simple and easy Paleo meal) you’ll love these simple Paleo dinners. All 20 of these are made with only 5 ingredients or less. 

1. Avocado Tuna Salad

I used to love tuna salad but always felt guilty about the mayonnaise that it used. Let’s face it, store-bough mayo is not Paleo. That is why I immediately fell in love this is avocado tuna salad – much more tasty and loads healthier. Find the recipe here.

2. 5 Ingredient 10 Minute Creamy Dill Salmon

To me nothing can beat a good simple fish dish. Luckily fish is a protien that doesn’t need a lot to give it a pack of flavor. This 5 ingredient 10 minute creamy dill Salmon recipe is the perfect example of that. Find the recipe here.

3. Simple Chorizo Butternut Squash Hash

The first time my husband and I tried out this recipe we were instantly hooked. It was so simple, so easy and completely addicting. Find the recipe here.

Simple CHorizo Butternut Squash Hash
Photo credit: Paleomg

4. Crockpot Beef Stew Curry

I love crockpot recipes – but crockpot recipes that are 5 ingredients or less? Even better! This is the perfect recipe for those busy days where you still want to have a delicious and hearty meal. Find the recipe here.

5. Tuna-Stuffed Pepper

I’m not going to lie – I’m a fan of most stuff foods. Stuffed chicken, stuffed avocados… and especially this tuna stuffed pepper recipe. Your mouth will thank me later. Find the recipe here.

6. Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Another great slow cooker recipe – for pot roast. Who doesn’t like pot roast? Especially when it can be cooked easily and with only 5 ingredients this is a great staple in our household. Find the recipe here.

7. Pan Seared Cajun Spice Cod Filet

Another simple yet flavorful fish recipe – cod is not only easily accessible but usually a cheaper option when it comes to fish. This 5 ingredient pan-seared Cajun spiced cod will have you coming back for more. . Find the recipe here.

Pan-Seared Cajun Spice Cod
Photo credit: Delicious Obessions

8. Egg Casserole Bites

I’ve always been a fan of breakfast for dinner – or brinner as we like to call it. Some breakfasts can get a little too complicated though and are too much effort for a quick dinner. Not so with these egg casserole bites. Filling, delicious, and only 5 ingredients. Find the recipe here.

9. 5 Ingredient Spinach Omelet

One more great brinner option is this 5 ingredient spianch omelet. I always feel like I conquered “healthy eating” after I’ve had this – it is packed with nutrients! . Find the recipe here.

10. 5 Ingredient Bacon Brussels Sprouts Slaw

For the brussels sprouts lover or for the brussels sprouts hater – this 5 ingredient slaw will please just about anyone. So yummy! Find the recipe here.

11. Maple Roasted Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

I love quick and simple chicken recipes – but most of those still contain countless ingredients. For those days where ingredients are running low, but you are still wanting a flavorful chicken recipe this Maple Roasted chicken with sweet potatoes is the recipe to go to!  Find the recipe here.

Maple Roasted Chicken & Sweet Potatoes
Photo credit: Honey, Ghee & Me

12. 5 Ingredient Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi is an all time favorite in our household and anytime it is requested I will almost always goes with this delicious 5 ingredient shrimp scampi recipe. Find the recipe here.

13. Quick and Easy Paleo Wraps

Not only are these quick and easy paleo wraps only 5 ingredients or less, they also are a great option for when you might have to take dinner or lunch on the go. Find the recipe here.

14. Chicken Satay

For those days you have chicken planned for dinner but no idea what to do with it… I bring to you this 5 ingredient chicken satay recipe! Find the Recipe here.

15. Paleo Fish and Chips

My kids are huge fans of fish and chips and it’s always been a bit of a guilty pleasure to me… until I found this recipe that is not only Paleo but 5 ingredients or less!  Find the recipe here.

Paleo Fish and Chips
Photo credit: Hollywood Homestead

16. Quick Beef Ragu with Zoodles

Most beef ragu recipes can be a little bit daunting to try out – complicated and filled with too many ingredients. Not this one! So easy. So delicious. Plus the perfect amount of ingredients! Find the recipe here.

17. Slow Cooker Kalua Pig

Anytime we have guests over and we need a bigger meal to share this is one of my go-to’s. In fact it now is requested more often then not by my friends. This slow cooker Kalua Pig is so delicious. Find the recipe here.

18. Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs

Ribs. Who doesn’t like ribs? Luckily ribs are another meat that doesn’t have to be overly complicated to give you a mouthful of deliciousness. You’ll love these slow cooker baby back ribs. Find the recipe here.

19. 5 Ingredient Roast Chicken

Whoever thought that roasted chicken had to be complicated was completely wrong. This chicken is delicious, flavorful and so tender it basically melts in your mouth. Find the recipe here.

5 Ingredient Roast Chicken
Photo credit: Grassfed Girl

20. Lemon Pepper Chicken Burgers

My family loves burgers but I have one child that isn’t a fan of beef – enter these delicious 5 ingredient lemon pepper chicken burgers. Find the recipe here.