43 Absolutely Fantastic Parmesan Cheese Recipes You Just Have To Try

The Parmigiano Reggiano, popularly known as Parmesan, is a favorite of a great many people, both food enthusiasts and professional chefs alike because of its incredible versatility! Here, you’ll find 43 fantastic parmesan recipes you can try at home and wow everyone in your radius!


Featured image from ElephantasticVegan

1. Parmesan Roasted Butternut Squash

There is something so lovely about a simple rustic dish. If you have not worked with Butternut Squash before you really should – it kinda tastes like pumpkin but with a VERY nutty quality which is perfect when roasted with olive oil, some seasoning, and of course Parmesan cheese. Gluten-Free, of course.

From: BudgetSavvyDiva

2. Gluten-Free Garlic Parmesan Crackers

Easily the best food combination. Right up there with peanut butter and banana, and cereal and milk. These Parmesan crackers would be great in some soup! Chicken Noodle, tomato or even a potato soup! They’re amazing!

From: NotTooShabbyGabby

3. Gluten-Free Parmesan Meatballs

You’ll never guess these meatballs are gluten-free! In this Gluten Free Parmesan Meatballs recipe, the veggies add tons of moisture and nutrition, and the gluten-free oats are the perfect replacement for breadcrumbs.

From: 5MinutesForMom

4. Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Bread

This keto-friendly gluten-free and wheat-flour free garlic parmesan zucchini bread is a great way to use up summer zucchinis. It works well for sandwiches, toast and more.

From: KirbieCravings

5. Dairy Free Vegan Almond Parmesan

This simple, beloved dairy-free Parmesan recipe is simple but delicious. Swap in a favorite nut or seed in place of the almonds and get a yummy flavor of your choosing!

From: GoDairyFree

6. Garlic Parmesan Shrimp and Broccoli

Healthy Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli that is garlicky, cheesy, ready in under 30 minutes, and still healthy!

From: SlenderKitchen

7. Gluten-Free Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast with Bruschetta

Ever wonder what the secret to juicy chicken is? Well, I have it for you. Start with a generous coating of mayonnaise to seal in all of the natural juices. Roll in gluten-free breadcrumbs, Italian herbs, and parmesan cheese for the perfect, crispy coating. Perfection every single time.

From: TheGlutenFreeGathering

8. Low-Carb Eggplant Parmesan

You’re going to love this easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe with a low-carb and gluten-free breading! Perfect as a weeknight meal that everyone will definitely love!

From: TheToastedPinenut

9. Vegan Stuffed Shells with Cashew Ricotta and Parmesan


These Vegan Stuffed Shells are so easy to put together, and a total crowd-pleaser. Vegans and omnivores alike love them!

From: Wholefully

10. Grilled Chicken Parmesan

This lightened chicken parmesan recipe is made with two types of cheese and is naturally gluten-free.

From: TheLemonBowl

11. Oil-Free Vegan ‘Parmesan’ Cheese

While this recipe is not strictly parmesan, it’s a great replacement and a tasty healthy plant-based vegan alternative. It is also easy to make!

From: SproutingZen

12. Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls


Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls – Homemade bread dough turned into the best dinner rolls with garlic and parmesan cheese. So good!

From: RasaMalaysia

13. Eggplant Parmesan with Zucchini Pasta

An easy dish that can be made in one pan! Perfect for those who absolutely hate doing dishes!

From: Inspiralized

14. Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan

This Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan will have everyone thinking you spent all day in the kitchen. Perfect for easy entertaining!

From: WendyPolisi

15. Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

This Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash is super easy to make and tastes so delicious! This is a great Gluten Free alternative to regular noodles!

From: TastefulVenture

16. Vegan Parmesan Potato Wedges

From: ElaVegan

17. Skillet Roasted Bacon Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

Brussels Sprouts is certainly an uninspiring ingredient for many, but when prepared properly, they have a wonderful crisp-tender texture with a subtle sweetness. Couple that with bacon and cream, then you have something great all together!

From: PeaceLoveAndLowCarb

18. Dairy Free Parmesan Cheese

This nut free vegan Parmesan cheese tastes amazing sprinkled over just about anything! Free of all major allergens, packed with nutrients, and best of all, my kids gobble it down!

From: TheHiddenVeggies

19. Gluten Free Ranch Crackers with Parmesan

These gluten-free Parmesan Ranch Crackers would make any lunch box extra happy, and they are a perfect munchie for parties too!

From: WellPlated

20. Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Delicious and addicting Parmesan Crusted Zucchini Fries make a perfect low-carb and gluten-free appetizer, side or snack! So insanely yummy!

From: TheToastedPinenut

21. Gluten Free Parmesan and Garlic Breadsticks

Parmesan & Garlic Gluten Free Breadsticks Recipe is crispy and crunchy, sprinkled with grated parmesan and garlic seasoning. Made with Greek yogurt, they’re only 3 ingredients plus seasoning, and ready in under 20 minutes!

From: DishingDelish

22. Nut-Free Vegan Parmesan Cheese

If cheese is the hardest thing for you to give up when you start a vegan diet, and the ultimate form of torture is watching your friends sprinkle a generous amount of parmesan cheese on their freshly baked pizza, then this is for you!

From: LightOrangeBean

23. Parmesan Cauliflower Fritters

These healthy, low-carb, gluten-free parmesan cauliflower fritters are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. This keto-friendly recipe is perfect for guilt-free snacking. Serve these fritter with your favorite yogurt dip!

From: TheFlavoursOfKitchen

24. Parmesan Meatloaf

This awesome gluten-free parmesan meatloaf is sure to excite your taste buds to no end! Basil, oregano, marinara pasta sauce, Italian cheese blend? Sign me up!

From: QuickFamilyRecipes

25. Spaghetti Squash with Pumpkin and Parmesan

This Spaghetti Squash with Pumpkin and Parmesan is a perfect way to round up the fall season and prepare for the cold days ahead!

From: FlavorFinds

26. Chicken Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash with Parmesan and Fresh Herbs

Gluten Free Quinoa and chicken sausage stuffed acorn squash with grated parmesan & fresh herbs are the perfect addition to your fall meal plan.

From: EatAtOurTable

27. 20-Minute Gluten-Free Chicken Parmesan

Dinner is ready in just 20 minutes with this easy recipe for Gluten Free, Potato Crusted Chicken Parmesan. Swap potato flakes for breadcrumbs and enjoy a crispy, brown crust that’s gluten‑free. For extra flavor, try adding your favorite Italian herbs like oregano or basil!

From: H.E.B

28. Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan. A healthier way of making one of the most delicious Italian dishes. Covered in Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheese, topped with a delicious Italian tomato sauce and baked to perfection, this is the perfect main or side dish your family will love!

From: AnItalianInMyKitchen

29. Italian Parmesan Crusted Chicken

My Italian Easy Parmesan Crusted Chicken has a prep time of only 5 minutes. This is perfect for any night you don’t want to spend a long time in the kitchen. This is a gluten free, grain free, nut free, egg free, low carb, and THM S recipe.

From: JoyFilledEats

30. Crispy Baked Parmesan and Garlic Fries

Extra crispy Parmesan garlic fries are baked in the oven, instead of fried, for a healthier french fry recipe! Top this Parmesan fries recipe with a bit of garlic and parsley coating for the ultimate gluten-free side dish recipe.

From: EvolvingTable

31. Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprout

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts make a quick easy side dish the family will love. These Brussels Sprouts are tossed with Shredded Parmesan, loads of garlic and fresh lemon juice for one delicious gluten-free recipe!

From: JoyfulHealthyEats

32. Bacon, Spaghetti Squash and Parmesan Fritters

Ever wondered how to cook spaghetti squash? Make this easy Bacon Spaghetti Squash Fritters recipe with Parmesan! These little spaghetti squash cakes are crazy good, easy to make, and a great snack!

From: Julia’sAlbum

33. Garlic Parmesan Biscuits

Buttery keto biscuits with garlic and parmesan are perfect for holiday meals, weeknight dinners, and snacks. This gluten-free biscuits recipe is super easy, too!

From: WholesomeYum

34. Low-Carb Zucchini Ravioli

Your favorite comfort food, now both vegan and low carb! This zucchini ravioli smothered with marinara and creamy Alfredo sauce is the ultimate indulgence.

From: VeggiesDon’tBite

35. Vegan Cashew Parmesan

Vegan Cashew Parmesan is one of the super-easy-to-make homemade staples. You’ll only need three ingredients! Make some vegan Parmesan now because it’s perfect for pasta, pizza, risotto and so much more! It keeps for a long time.

From: ElephantasticVegan

36. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are a tasty, healthier option for fries. And they’re made with less than five ingredients. Gluten Free & Vegetarian.

From: StephanieSain

37. Garlic Parmesan Fries

Once you try these melty, cheesy Garlic Parmesan Fries with a yummy low syn ranch dressing, they will become a regular rotation on your food plan. Packed with flavor, they take the syn free chip to a whole other level.

From: SlimmingEats

38. Lemon Parmesan Cod with Garlic Butter

Lemon Parmesan Cod with Garlic Butter is so delicious, even toddlers and people who don’t like fish love it! Plus, it’s gluten-free and low carb!

From: CookingWithMamaC

39. Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Parmesan

This simple-but-delicious recipe for baked eggs with mushrooms and Parmesan would be a great idea for breakfast! The recipe can be low-carb, Keto, and gluten-free if you skip the toast, and it’s delicious any way you eat it.

From: Kalyn’sKitchen

40. Gluten-Free Zucchini Chicken Parmesan Bundles

What happens when you put zucchini, cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese inside a skinless and boneless chicken breast? Find out for yourself and prepare to have your mind blown!

From: GlutenFreeOnAShoestring

41. Parmesan Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Rice

Parmesan, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Basil Rice – Mediterranean recipe that’s ready in 30 minutes! It’s light, flavorful, colorful, and perfect for the Summer!

From: Julia’sAlbum

42. Easy Baked Cheddar Parmesan Crisps

Want to know how to make parmesan crisps and cheddar cheese chips? This keto cheese chips recipe will show you both! Quick and easy, and it’s only going to take you five minutes!

From: WholesomeYum

43. Baked Parmesan Gluten-Free Onion Rings

We love these Baked Parmesan Gluten-Free Onion Rings! They’re crispy (thanks to a secret ingredient), garlicky and delicious! Great plain, dipped in melted butter or dunked in marinara! See video.

From: CookingWithMammaC

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Thanks for the shout-out!

    1. PrettyRad says:

      No problem Kalyn! You’re awesome! 🙂

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    1. PrettyRad says:

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