Looking for delicious and easy low sodium dinner ideas? Here are 50 low-sodium recipes that are perfect for a weeknight meal. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy pasta dish, a hearty and flavorful soup or stew, or a tasty and satisfying main course, this guide has you covered.
All of the below recipes are low in sodium, so you can feel good about serving them to your family and loved ones. Whether you eat low sodium for yourself, or are a caregiver for someone who has to eat low sodium (like I am!), browse the below recipes to find your next favorite.
Here are a few of the recipes you’ll find below:
Crispy Baked Chicken Breasts
Low Sodium Burgers
Easy Pork Tenderloin
Grilled Salmon with Honey Dijon Glaze
Low Sodium Pizza (yes, it’s possible!)
And that’s just to start! So gather your ingredients and get ready to cook up some delicious and healthy low-sodium dinners!
Coated in unsalted crispy panko breadcrumbs, this low sodium chicken breasts recipe is one of our favorite dinner ideas! I love serving these up with low sodium sauerkraut and mashed potatoes for a tasty dinner!
Crispy Low Sodium Chicken Breasts
These low sodium chicken breast cutlets are crispy on the outside, juicy in the middle, and super flavorful with no salt added! A great dinner recipe anytime of year, and a real family favorite.
Creamy alfredo pasta is easy to make low in sodium by reducing the amount of parmesan cheese you use in the sauce. Finish this simple sauce with lemon and parsley for a fresh flavor!
Low Sodium Alfredo Sauce
This low sodium alfredo sauce recipe is a creamy tasty low salt sauce, perfect for your next pasta night. This easy sauce recipe is ready in about 20 minutes and uses lower sodium ingredients than traditional alfredo sauces.
The spice blend in these low sodium burgers absolutely steal the show! With tons of flavor, and a hint of brown sugar, these burger patties are ready for a low sodium bun or a lettuce wrap and your favorite toppings.
Low Sodium Burger Patties
This low sodium burger patties recipe is a delicious flavorful dinner idea without salt. Ground beef and spices give this dish an incredible flavor. Add your favorite condiments and burger topping and get grilling.
This chicken tortilla soup is a great dinner option: it’s hearty, filling, and great to batch cook. With black beans and chicken for added protein. Top with unsalted tortilla chips and your favorite low so toppings – I like cilantro, fresh lime, and chili flakes on mine!
Low Sodium Chicken Tortilla Soup
This low sodium chicken tortilla soup recipe is hearty and flavorful – made with chicken, black beans, fresh herbs, and your favorite toppings. It makes a great lunch or dinner, and is fantastic any time of year!
Made with fresh or canned tomatoes, this sauce is unbelievably simple to make with just a few ingredients. This is a great recipe any time of year, but especially when you can find really good tomatoes to use. Toss with angel hair, or any pasta shape you prefer, and dinner is served! This pasta sauce is one of the best side dishes, or could be a main course with added protein.
Low Sodium Tomato Basil Sauce
This low sodium tomato sauce with basil is a bright and fresh recipe, ready in just 30 minutes. With fresh or canned tomatoes, garlic, basil, and olive oil, tossed with your favorite noodles.
Salmon filets are dressing with a simple coating of mustard and salt-free steak spice, and cooked or grilled to perfection! This is a simple salmon recipe with just a few ingredients, and is great to make for a BBQ or when company comes calling.
Low Sodium Salmon
This low sodium salmon recipes is a delicious salt-free dinner idea everyone will love! Add a no salt rub for a perfectly spiced salmon every time.
This is one salad that is hearty enough for dinner! It has cooked quinoa and cashews for protein, but you can add additional protein (like my crispy chicken breasts) too. Light and sweet, this salad is one of our favorites and is paired with a simple salt-free vinaigrette dressing. You can also use other low so salad dressings too!
Low Sodium Strawberry Salad
This low sodium strawberry salad with honey lemon vinaigrette dressing recipe is a delicious, sweet, and savory appetizer or side dish. Great to serve at a end of summer BBQ, this is one crowd-pleaser salad everyone will love.
Low sodium chicken Marsala is a fancy and flavorful weeknight dinner idea. Traditional Marsala wine has plenty of sodium, but this version uses dry white wine instead!
Serve over pasta or brown rice, or with mashed potatoes!
Low Sodium Chicken Marsala
This low sodium chicken Marsala recipe is a fantastic dinner with breaded chicken cooked in a wine and mushroom sauce served over pasta. Chicken breasts are breaded in flour and spices, and brown up nicely in the skillet while the vegetables cook.
Simple and flavorful, these low sodium meatballs simmer in a quick salt free tomato sauce. They are made with herbs, spices, and unsalted panko breadcrumbs. Toss with pasta, serve on a meatball sandwich, or just enjoy plain!
Low Sodium Meatballs
This low sodium meatballs recipe is a delicious and easy dinner, loaded with lean ground beef, garlic, herbs, and spices – with no added salt! They are savory, flavorful, and totally decadent – the perfect addition to your next pasta night.
Light, sweet, and crunchy, this low sodium chicken salad is great on a sandwich or with lettuce wraps. With celery, bell pepper, and cooked chicken. It’s a great dinner idea, and also works for lunch or as a snack with some low sodium butter crackers.
Low Sodium Chicken Salad
This low sodium chicken salad recipe is made with chicken breast, celery, and herbs in a creamy tangy dressing without salt! A healthier take on the classic recipe, and loaded with flavor.
This tomato soup is low in sodium, but is bursting with flavor from garlic, herbs, and fresh basil! One secret to this soup is that it’s dairy free – blended unsalted cashews give this soup recipe it’s creaminess without adding extra sodium to the dish.
Creamy Low Sodium Tomato Soup
This low sodium tomato soup recipe is creamy and delicious, made with fresh or canned tomatoes, garlic, basil and spices! A simple low salt comfort food recipe everyone will enjoy.
Dice up potatoes, carrots, beets, parsnips, and garlic, and toss them with olive oil and a delicious blend of spices for a great dinner idea! This isn’t just a side dish – we enjoy eating these over plain rice and make it a whole meal with a salad on the side!
Low Sodium Roasted Root Vegetables
This Low Sodium Roasted Root Vegetables recipe is a delicious and hearty meal or side dish! Squash, potatoes, carrots, garlic, and herbs in a light homemade lemon, rosemary, and thyme dressing.
This easy salt free Cajun pasta is loaded with flavor from the veggies: bell peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, in a creamy and spicy sauce! It’s an easy weeknight dinner we keep in our monthly recipe rotation, it’s that good. A great low sodium version of the classic dinner dish.
Low Sodium Cajun Pasta
This low sodium Cajun pasta recipe is bright, spicy, and an absolutely delicious salt-free dinner! With onions, bell pepper, and a creamy coconut sauce. A fantastic pasta loaded with flavor, and a great low salt vegetarian/meatless dinner idea.
Grilled or baked, these easy low sodium chicken thighs are smothered in a low sodium / low salt barbecue sauce. A little sweet and a little spicy, you can enjoy these chicken thighs in the oven year round, even when the weather isn’t the best for grilling!
Low Sodium BBQ Chicken Thighs
This low sodium BBQ chicken thighs recipe is a simple dinner made with a sweet & tangy low salt barbecue sauce! Bake or grill this chicken for a a great 30 minute meal. This is one low sodium dinner the whole family will love.
Soup doesn’t always have to be off-limits with a low sodium lifestyle, you can enjoy soups for delicious meals! Homemade soups like this tasty split pea are simple to make at home, and are loaded with great ingredients like potatoes, carrots, peas, barley, and homemade broth!
Low Sodium Split Pea Soup
This low sodium split pea soup recipe has fantastic flavor and is delicious, hearty, and filling! A great no salt added soup to meal prep, make ahead, or batch cook for lunch.
Our low sodium Shepherd’s Pie recipe is a dinnertime favorite of ours all year! I love making a big batch in the Dutch oven, and topping it with thick garlic mashed potatoes (with unsalted butter, of course) and broiling it until the potatoes get crisp.
Low Sodium Shepherd’s Pie
This low sodium shepherd’s pie recipe is a hearty dinner with ground beef and vegetables, topped with salt free mashed potatoes. A healthier take on this classic comfort food dish – perfect for cooking up for your next dinner.
This low sodium pizza recipe is a fantastic homemade dinner everyone will enjoy! Made with salt-free dough & pizza sauce, you can load up fresh chopped veggies, your favorite toppings, and bake your pizza to perfection.
This Low Sodium Pizza Crust recipe is a fantastic dough for your favorite pizza sauce & toppings! No salt or preservatives, easy to make.
This salt free pizza dough recipe is a simple and quick crust to make for your next pizza night! Made with crushed garlic, Italian herbs, and flour, this dough is great for pizzas, calzones, or just to bake up as breadsticks.
This Low Sodium Pizza Sauce recipe is loaded with tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and olive oil – with no added salt or preservatives! This sauce is fantastic on pizzas, or just as a dip for breadsticks or garlic bread.
Loaded with chunks of marinated beef and chopped vegetables, this is a great hearty low sodium dinner recipe you can enjoy all year. Adding a few splashed of low sodium Worcestershire sauce adds a ton of flavor in each bite!
Low Sodium Beef Stew
This low sodium beef stew recipe is a cozy salt free dinner, slow simmered in a thick broth with vegetables. A fantastic supper that slow cooks on the stove, easy enough to make for a weeknight meal.
Loaded with vegetables and spices, this beef stew is pure salt free comfort food.
This low sodium Bolognese meat sauce is made with ground turkey instead of beef, which is a leaner meat. I love tossing thick paradelle pasta with this sauce – and of course finishing it with some fresh basil.
Low Sodium Bolognese Sauce
This low sodium Bolognese sauce recipe is packed with flavor without salt! With aromatic garlic, fresh basil, lean ground turkey, and no-salt-added tomatoes, you won’t miss the salt in this pasta sauce.
These Mason Jar low sodium ramen noodle soups are my husband’s favorite! I make these for his lunches a few times a month, and he loves it. Rice noodles, vegetables, and tofu are very low in sodium, so adding a minimal amount of low sodium soy sauce or liquid aminos is a great trick to adding flavor.
Mason Jar Instant Ramen Soup Recipe
This low sodium ramen recipe is an easy & satisfying lunch! Healthier than Instant Ramen, this soup has healthy vegetables without the salt.
This low sodium chicken marinade recipe has tons of flavor from smoked paprika, lime juice, red pepper flakes, and honey for a little sweetness. It’s a great way to add flavor to chicken before cooking! An easy chicken idea any night of the week.
Low Sodium Chicken Marinade
This low sodium chicken marinade recipe is sweet, citrusy, and smoky – and brings a fantastic flavor to meat without salt. This marinade takes 5 minutes to get together, and gives meats a delicious hint of sweetness and acidity.
Always a family-friendly option, these low sodium sloppy Joe’s are made with ground beef and a great tangy tomato and vegetable sauce. Enjoy them on a low sodium bun, or over rice or noodles for a twist.
Low Sodium Sloppy Joes
This Low Sodium Sloppy Joes recipe is a delicious and fresh take on classic sloppy joes- without all the salt! Loaded with fresh veggies, herbs, and spices, these delicious ground beef sandwiches are much healthier and tastier than the canned mix. This is one low sodium dinner recipe the whole family will love!
This low sodium baked ziti recipe is a fantastic healthy dinner or side dish everyone at the table will love! Creamy, cheesy, and loaded with mushrooms, spinach, salt free tomato sauce, and low sodium cheeses.
Low Sodium Ricotta Cheese is a fantastic, inexpensive, and salt-free cheese recipe that is easy to make at home! All you need is two ingredients and some basic kitchen equipment to make easy homemade ricotta cheese in 30 minutes.
This low sodium chicken noodle soup recipe has tender pieces of chicken breast, thick egg noodles, and delicious vegetables in a low sodium broth. A fantastic comfort food recipe that is ready in about 45 minutes, and you can enjoy for lunch or dinner.
Low Sodium Steak is a favorite treat of ours, and takes delicious even with no added salt! I love topping my steaks with fresh chimichurri sauce for incredible flavor! We use salt-free Montreal Steak spice on all our steaks (and potatoes, and veggies), it’s one of our favorite spice blends.
Low Sodium Steak
This low sodium steak recipes is a delicious salt-free dinner idea everyone will love! Add a no salt rub for a perfectly spiced steak every time.
This low sodium chimichurri recipe is an easy herby sauce with fresh parsley, cilantro, garlic, oregano, olive oil & vinegar! This salt-free sauce packs serious flavor, and can easily be made in a food processor or blender.
You can still enjoy casseroles without adding salt, just swap out the condensed canned soup. In my low sodium chicken casserole with rice I use coconut milk, fresh herbs, wild rice, and plenty of vegetables for a creamy and tasty casserole. A great option for a freezer meal, easy to make ahead.
Low Sodium Chicken Rice Casserole
This low sodium chicken and rice casserole is a great easy dinner recipe you can enjoy on a low sodium diet. Made with lean chicken breast, vegetables, and a creamy salt-free sauce.
This low sodium chili is loaded with ground beef, no-salt-added canned beans, and spices. The toppings make this recipe shine – so I like to load up tomatoes, chili peppers, cilantro, and sour cream for a super tasty bowl.
Low Sodium Chili
This low sodium chili recipe is a delicious salt-free dinner, a healthier take on this classic dish with meat, veggies, and spices. This chili is loaded with flavor, and slow simmered for a delicious bowl of comfort food.
Yet another recipe that is in our monthly dinner rotation – these easy low sodium peanut noodles always hit the spot! They are loaded with vegetables like bell peppers and green onions, and tossed with a creamy unsalted peanut butter sauce. Add protein if you like, and you have a fantastic yummy dinner option!
Low Sodium Peanut Noodles
Low Sodium Peanut Noodles are a simple and healthy recipe, loaded with fresh vegetables in a creamy tangy sauce. This easy recipe is a delicious and quick meal, and is a great family dinner recipe everyone at the table will love.
These noodles are great to serve with your favorite protein: crispy baked tofu or honey chicken nuggets. These low sodium Peanut Noodles will be permanently on your dinner rotation all year long!
We love a good meatless meal, and these low sodium veggie burgers are one of our favorite dinners. Store-bought commercial veggie patties are loaded with sodium, so I make this simple plant-based version at home using unsalted chickpeas as the base.
This Low Sodium Fries recipe makes perfectly spiced crispy potato wedges on a sheet pan, baked totally in your oven. Crispy, crunchy, and tender on the inside – make perfectly dippable wedge fries without a deep fryer.
These no-salt-added fries are flavorful and satisfying, with the addition of bright herbs and spices. Enjoy these with your next hamburger, hot dog, or sandwich!
Hands-down our favorite way to cook pork tenderloin – it’s flavorful, juicy, and so delicious! I start by marinating the pork in apple cider vinegar, searing the tenderloin in a pan, then roasting it in the oven with onions and apples. Each bite feels like fall, it’s a fantastic special occasion dinner for company!
Low Sodium Pork Tenderloin
This low sodium pork tenderloin recipe is a bright & flavorful dinner, roasted with apples, onions, and a honey mustard glaze. It’s a little sweet, a little savory, and makes a fantastic dinner idea any time of year.
This low sodium lasagna uses ricotta cheese and fresh mozzarella to give classic lasagna vibes without added sodium. This meatless lasagna uses spinach and mushrooms between the layers for added vegetables.
Low Sodium Lasagna
This Low Sodium Lasagna recipe is a delicious low salt dinner made with garlic, mushrooms, onions, spinach, and spices. This lasagna is great enjoy for a weekend dinner, or as a special occasion holiday meal.
Fork-tender brisket corned beef is marinated overnight in a salt-free marinade. Add in cabbage, carrots, and potatoes for a great holiday dinner! Or serve with sweet potatoes too.
Low Sodium Corned Beef and Cabbage
This low sodium corned beef and cabbage recipe is made with brisket, marinated overnight in a delicious flavorful salt-free ‘brine.’ This has all the great flavors of classic corned beef, with some healthy spice swaps.
This easy lower sodium chicken parm has crispy chicken with fresh mozzarella cheese over pasta with a salt-free tomato sauce! It’s one delicious Italian dinner idea you can make at home for guests or company.
Less Sodium Chicken Parmesan
This low sodium chicken parmesan recipe is a tasty, restaurant-quality dinner you can make with no added salt, and low sodium ingredients! This delicious Italian dinner is made with lean chicken breasts, pounded thin, and delicious homemade marinara sauce & pasta.
Another soup we make on a monthly basis, this easy low sodium chicken soup is made with a creamy lemon broth. It’s similar to classic Greek avgolemono soup, and is great with a thick slice of crusty bread.
Low Sodium Chicken Soup with Lemon & Orzo
This low sodium chicken soup with lemon and orzo recipe is a delicious traditional Greek lemon chicken soup made with orzo pasta and less salt. It’s creamy, lemony, and makes a fantastic lunch or dinner.
Not all cheese is off-limits with a low sodium lifestyle! Goat cheese is low in sodium, and is fantastic baked with tomatoes and garlic and tossed with your favorite pasta. Another fancy dinner idea for company, date night, or for anyone who loves goat cheese.
Low Sodium Goat Cheese Pasta
This low sodium goat cheese pasta recipe is a simple & elegant dinner loaded with fresh herbs, garlic, roasted tomatoes, & a creamy sauce.
Low sodium curry sauce is made with blended fresh vegetables, cayenne pepper, spices, and blended to perfection! You can add your favorite protein to this Indian curry like chicken, steak, or tofu! A delicious sauce to make any night of the week.
This low sodium curry sauce recipe is a simple and delicious sauce to add to your favorite proteins and serve over rice. This sauce is made from blended vegetables and spices, and is a fantastic salt-free sauce for your next dinner.
This low sodium naan recipe is a light and fluffy salt-free bread that is simple to make, and loaded with garlic and fresh herbs. Easy to cook up on a skillet, this naan bread is great to serve with curries, soups, and stews.
This low sodium vegetable soup with noodles is hearty, delicious, and super versatile! You can add in any other veggies you have on hand which work great in this soup.
Low Sodium Vegetable Soup
This low sodium vegetable soup recipe is a hearty lunch or dinner loaded with veggies, egg noodles, and a flavorful low salt broth. A healthy lunch, perfect to batch cook or meal prep and enjoy all week.
I love this recipe from The Low Sodium Foodie which is great for summertime grilling! The star of this dish is salt-free lemon pepper spice which adds great flavor to the skewers. One of the best easy recipes for the BBQ.
No Salt Lemon Pepper Chicken Skewers – The Low Sodium Foodie
These no salt added lemon pepper chicken skewers are perfect for a low sodium cookout. Grilled corn and peppers round out this low salt meal.
This low sodium tofu recipe is crispy, tasty, and loaded with a bright fresh flavor from orange juice. Another great vegetarian option for anyone who wants to try more plant-based recipes!
Low Sodium Orange Tofu
This Low Sodium Orange Tofu is a great vegan alternative to orange chicken, without the salt! A healthy gluten free high protein vegan dinner. This tofu is fantastic to serve with vegetable stir fry and some freshly steamed sticky rice.
This fantastic chicken recipe comes from The Low Sodium Life! With only 6 simple ingredients, this recipe is super weeknight friendly. Add all ingredients to your crock pot or slow cooker, and let it do all the work for you!
Crockpot Tuscan Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatos
This is a low sodium take on a creamy and delicious Italian Classic Meal
And wrapping up this list is another tasty low sodium pasta sauce, made with fresh basil and walnuts with no added salt! Toss with your favorite type of pasta for a great dinner! Garnish with fresh basil, black pepper, or mozzarella cheese.
Low Sodium Pesto Sauce
This low sodium pesto sauce recipe is a 5-minute no cook sauce that’s great on pasta, garlic bread, or in risottos. This pesto is salt free, but has tons of flavor!
Fresh basil, garlic, and olive oil are the stars of this simple and herby sauce. Make this easy pesto in a food processor, blender, or with a mortar and pestle.
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