There are lots of reasons to love sheet pan dinners. They are easy to prep, easy to clean, and taste great. Plus you never need to worry about not having the right kitchen gadgets. All you need is some foil and a humble sheet pan.
Yes, the sheet pan, the weeknight cook’s best kept secret. Although it looks like nothing out of the ordinary, in fact, it is the best solution for the age-old conundrum: what is the easiest way to get a fresh, homemade meal onto the dinner table?
This extra-large sheet pan from USA Bakeware is the perfect size for sheet pan dinners and the edge is the perfect height to ensure the sheet pan doesn’t overflow.
For $24.99 (on sale from $31.95), this sheet pan has nonstick coating and is made from heavy duty aluminized steel.
Seriously, you can cook almost anything on these sturdy kitchen workhorses. Do you need some ideas to get you started? Here are 12 exciting sheet pan recipes that are about make your dinner routine a whole lot easier.
1. Garlic Roasted Salmon with Brussel Sprouts
Brussel sprouts have long been a misunderstood vegetable. However, in recent years they have been making a comeback and can be seen on many a happy hour menu.
Since we now know they’re delicious, why not pair them with a surefire pleaser like salmon for an easy, delicious weeknight dinner? Get the recipe here.
2. Greek Chicken
Fresh herb-infused chicken surrounded by perfectly roasted vegetables – what’s not to love?
Plus, using Greek herbs will give your food a fresh summer-time spin even when warm dinners are the only way to combat the cool fall nights. Get the recipe here.
3. Breakfast Pizza
Who says that you can’t have pizza for breakfast?
Besides if it’s breakfast pizza loaded with protein-filled eggs to start your day off right, there is no reason to stop yourself from having a second slice. Get the recipe here.
4. Pork Saltimbocca with Roasted Onions and Potatoes
Although this is not a traditional Saltimbocca, the speed with which you can make it, makes up for the unorthodox nature of this dish.
Besides, no one said that quick and easy couldn’t be tasty. Get the recipe here.
5. Parmesan Chicken with Caesar Roasted Romain
Once the weather starts getting cooler, salads suddenly become less appealing.
However, keep a good rotation of greens in your diet all year round by trying this different take on salad. Get the recipe here.
6. Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken
Did we just say bacon wrapped? Yes, you heard that correctly.
As you know everything bacon wrapped is better, so how about bacon wrapped, stuffed, and finished in less than an hour? We bet you want the recipe.
7. Roasted Farm Share Dinner
The weather is starting to change, but the produce hasn’t caught up yet. So use those late summer vegetables to your advantage while you can! Enjoy a warm plate of fresh roasted produce on the first cool nights of the season.
This combination of green beans, corn, bacon, and tomatoes is a perfect flavor representation of September. Get the recipe here.
8. Herbed Goat Cheese Zucchini Tart
It can be a bit of an effort to slice the zucchini paper thin, but the result when you layer it on crisp puff pastry with a warm goat cheese interior is divine.
Get the recipe here.
9. Roasted Salmon and Root Vegetables with Horseradish Sauce
A little bit of spice with a little bit of nice and familiar.
Shake up your weeknight salmon with some perfectly roasted root veggies whose sweetness is perfection when paired with the zip of horseradish. Get the recipe here.
10. Skinny Chicken Taco Fries
You don’t need a tortilla to make a taco. Ok, well technically you do, but sweet potato fries may just make you reconsider your dedication to the authentic version.
Delicious and ready to pop in the oven in less than five minutes, weeknight recipes just don’t get any easier. Get the recipe here.
11. Citrus Marinated Tofu with Onions and Peppers
Tofu is only blah because it needs the right seasoning to wake it up.
With a little citrus and some roasted veggies you are guaranteed to start regularly alternating tofu into your diet. Get the recipe here.
12. Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp
Roasted shrimp is delicious, but when you sprinkle it with garlic and parmesan you have the perfect protein addition to any recipe.
Get the recipe here.