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Whether you're looking to live a gluten-free life by choice or because you've been diagnosed with celiac disease, we've got your back. We've compiled the 40 best gluten-free Latin recipes from our site and all over the web to help you achieve those goals. Luckily, following a wheat-free diet by turning to Latin foods isn't hard because many of our countries have a fondness for corn, corn flour, rice, beans and potatoes.

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Reap the benefits of lowering your cholesterol and improving your digestive health by removing wheat from your diet. We're serving you with some incredibly tasty recipes including tembleque, ropa vieja and pollo guisado to please your palate.

Have a look at these gluten-free recipes and start planning your meals!

These Mexican pinto beans with queso are sure to hit the spot. 1

You might know them as frijoles con todo and this recipe is a must-make.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

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This steak with chimichurri will have you licking your plate. 2

Chimichurri is traditionally served with beef, but this Argentinian sauce can be put on eggs, poultry and even seafood.

Get the full recipe at TheKitchn.

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Salsa verde goes with almost anything. 3

Put it on eggs, meat or eat with your favorite tortilla chips. This recipe is a winner.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

Who doesn’t love grilled corn on the cob? 4

Who doesn’t love grilled corn on the cob?

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Here are foolproof instructions for making perfectly grilled corn on the cob.

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

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This chicken and lentil soup recipe is ah-mazing. 5

I make an extra large batch of this soup because it freezes well. Plus, it’s so yummy.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

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This Latino-style brown rice packs on the flavor. 6

I like to make a large batch of brown rice on Sundays to pair with my main dishes during the week. It saves so much time.

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

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These baked tostones are so on point and addicting. 7

Don’t feel bad if you love ‘em, too!

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

Pozole is eaten year-round in Mexico. 8

Which means you shouldn’t think twice about making this yummy recipe in the summer.

Get the full recipe at My Latina Table.

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Pollo guisado con maiz is gluten-free deliciousness. 9

This classic Latin dish has a slight twist with the added corn. It doesn’t keep it from being the perfect comfort food.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

You don’t have to worry about gluten with refried beans. 10

If you don’t have a family recipe, try this mouth-watering one. You're welcome!

Get the full recipe at Serious Eats.

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Guacamole is gluten-free and full of healthy fats. 11

This recipe has five ingredients in ratios that make for a perfect guacamole.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

This recipe for Peruvian chicken is simply amazing. 12

Make this chicken now! It’s totally foolproof and delicious.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.  

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Arepas are totally gluten-free and so versatile. 13

Arepas are totally gluten-free and so versatile.

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Fill them with eggs for a celiac-friendly breakfast or fill them with your favorite cheese or meat filling for a tasty lunch or dinner.

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

Add lomo saltado to your rotation of gluten-free dishes. 14

This is a light yet flavorful version of the iconic Peruvian dish.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

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Sancocho is a hearty and tasty soup. 15

You can enjoy this soup native to the Dominican Republic without worrying about gluten.

Get the full recipe at Dominican Cooking.

Make this picadillo recipe in bulk. 16

Have it on top of white or brown rice. I also have it with an egg for breakfast or as a sandwich or empanada filling.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

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Tacos al pastor are typically laborious. 17

But this recipe nails it on flavor and on cutting down the time it takes to have this Mexican delicacy in your belly.

Get the full recipe at Food and Wine.

These barbacoa beef tacos are divine. 18

Tacos are great to eat for those who are sensitive to gluten, and these are so tasty.

Get the full recipe at Food and Wine.

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These chorizo and potato tacos are perfection. 19

They prove that a gluten-free diet is not boring. Plus, these tacos are great any time of the year.

Get the full recipe at Food and Wine.

You can do most of the prep for these chicken chilaquiles ahead of time. 20

Then you put it all together when you’re ready for a delicious dinner.

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

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I swear, you can never have too much habichuelas guisadas. 21

This classic Puerto Rican dish contains no gluten and can be served as a side or made into a full meal by adding rice.

Get the full recipe at Kitchen Gidget.

Carne guisada is one of those dishes that many people can eat at any time of the day. 22

Add a sunny-side up egg and you’ve got yourself a hearty breakfast or have it with rice and beans for a delicious dinner.

Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

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Peruvian chicken stew is gluten-free and so, so satisfying. 23

Also known as estofado de pollo, this dish hits the spot every single time.

Get the full recipe at Peru Delights.

Caldo de res is a mainstay during the winter in my household. 24

There’s something about the way it warms your insides and fills your belly.

Get the full recipe at The Food Network.  

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Ropa vieja is truly an all-star. 25

This Cuban classic is so delicious, that I can’t help myself and make it in large batches.

Get the full recipe at Always Order Dessert.  

This Peruvian seafood stew is quick and versatile. 26

The seafood version of this stew takes about 35 minutes! You can also use the base of this stew to make other versions like one with chicken.

Get the full recipe at Feasting At Home.  

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If you haven’t discovered the delicious caldo de bola, you really should. 27

This soup from Ecuador is made with green plantains and beef formed into a ball. It’s outstanding and gluten-free!

Get the full recipe at Laylita’s Recipes.

Mexican street corn salad is everything. 28

And this recipe is on point.

Get the full recipe at Serious Eats.

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Add huevos rancheros to your gluten-free brunch menu. 29

You’ll be so glad you had this hearty dish because it’ll hold you up for hours.

Get the full recipe at The Kitchn.  

Be forewarned, your life will never be the same after you have pupusas. 30

Certainly mine hasn’t. Ever since my husband introduced me to this iconic dish from his father’s homeland, El Salvador, I haven’t stopped craving them and going out of my way to get them. Fully gluten-free, these babies are made with masa harina and filled with cheese, loroco (which come from a flower native to Central America), beans and cheese, chicharrón, or all of the above. It’s served with a cabbage slaw, which makes these patties taste amazing.

Get the full recipe at The New York Times.

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Coconut flan is the kind of dessert that will make you do a happy dance. 31

And this recipe won’t disappoint.

Get the full recipe at Laylita’s Recipes.

Arroz con leche is totally gluten-free. 32

Arroz con leche is totally gluten-free.

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I feel like arroz con leche is the kind of food you can have at any time. That’s why you should make a large batch of this versatile dish!

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

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You only need six ingredients for the perfect tembleque. 33

There’s really no reason not to make this dessert. This creamy coconut Puerto Rican delicacy is easy to make and so yummy.

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

These strawberry and passionfruit popsicles are easier to make than you think. 34

You’ll be obsessed with these paletas!

Get the full recipe at Laylita’s Recipes.

 

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Try these popsicles made with fruits Latinos love. 35

Watermelon? Check! Mango? Check! Pineapple? Check! You get it. Go ahead and make them NOW!

Get the full recipe at The Spruce Eats.

Tropical fruit smoothie will remind you of your roots. 36

You’re going to want to make a large batch of this smoothie, so buy lots of papayas, pineapples, mangoes and bananas.

Get the full recipe at Laylita’s Recipes.

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If you’re all about passionfruit, try this smoothie which also includes mango. 37

You can rest assured that batidos are gluten-free. This mango-passionfruit version taste so yummy, you’ll wish you were on a beach in Latin America.

Get the full recipe at Laylita’s Recipes.

Yes, you can make your own guava jelly. 38

Here’s our recipe for the most delicious and perfect guava jelly.

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.

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Horchata is gluten-free goodness. 39

Try chef Aaron Sanchez’s recipe for this refreshing drink.

Get the full recipe at the Food Network.

Celebrate summer with this peach mojito. 40

It’s peach season, and we’re giving you our best peach mojito recipe. Enjoy!

Get the full recipe at MamásLatinas.