Despite my best intentions, it’s all but guaranteed there will be at least one night a week I come home feeling like I just don’t have it in me to cook dinner. But my family still has to eat, and I’d rather not resort to takeout. That’s why you’ll find a sheet pan dinner (or two!) in my meal plan every week. You guys, it’s a game-changer, and if you’re not already doing the same, now’s the time.
I might need to whisk together a sauce or chop a few vegetables (doable even on the laziest of nights!), but then I just toss everything on a sheet pan and throw it in the oven. These are the 10 recipes I lean on most.
Tossed with a super-simple bold and tangy pantry sauce, this chicken dinner is worth keeping in your meal plan rotation whether you’re following Whole30 or not. Partner it with any veggies you have lingering in the crisper.
Think of this Asian-inspired weeknight favorite as stir-fry meets sheet pan. Cook up some rice and it’s bowl food, meant to be eaten on the most hectic weeknights.
Three ingredients are all that stand between you and this 20-minute meal. I’ll admit that it’s an unlikely combo at first glance, but try pickled vegetables with gnocchi once and you’ll be hooked.
Even when you really don’t want to cook, you’ve got this — trust me. It’s simply a matter of cutting up the chicken and vegetables and tossing it all on a sheet pan with some garlic and seasoning.
Consider the broiler your secret weapon to tucking into a fresh and delicious salmon dinner in under 20 minutes.
This has become one of my favorite tofu dinners, and I recommend making one small tweak to the recipe. To get the edges of the tofu even more crisp, I always wait until the end of cooking to toss the tofu with the sauce.
I always aim to get a head start on this dinner by parboiling the potatoes during weekend meal prep.
When you smother chopped chicken breasts, crispy potatoes, and tender broccoli in a sweet and tangy honey-mustard sauce, you know you’ve got something good on your hands.
Grab a big baking sheet and brace yourself because this a game-changing way to make a go-to weeknight meal even more of a win.
Take your pick between strip, flank, hanger, or sirloin, along with any of your favorite vegetables for this fast and fancy weeknight dinner.