19 Sheet Pan Dinners for Busy Weeknights Slideshow
April 5, 2017
Use your sheet pan for more than just cookies
This versatile sheet pan is made for more than cookies. Don’t believe us? Check out these 19 insanely tasty and insanely easy dinner dishes.
Ahi Tuna and Mushroom Bake
Button mushrooms, ginger, and cilantro add a lightly Asian-inspired flavor, making this simple dinner a true delicacy. Because the ahi tuna is a delicate fish served medium-rare, be sure to get sushi-grade fish from a trusted fishmonger.
Asian-Style Baked Rockfish
Sesame oil, fresh lime slices, soy sauce, red pepper powder, julienned carrots, ginger, garlic, and lots of cilantro pack this dish with oh-so delicious Asian flavors. Crushed peanuts, added at the very end, deliver a necessary crunch for this one-dish dinner.
Baked Salmon With Tangy Glaze
This easy sheet pan salmon recipe is made with pantry staple spices (such as paprika, garlic powder, and sugar) for a delicious sweet and spicy glaze. The whole dish only takes 20 minutes to cook, making it perfect for a quick and easy supper.
Basic Crab Cakes With Steamed Asparagus
You won’t find fillers in this sweet and moist crab cake. Because this dinner is baked, breadcrumbs are totally unnecessary, allowing the delicious flavor of crab to be on full display.
Chicken, Asparagus, Mushroom, and Tomatoes
Hearty, healthy, and filled with beautiful and bright vegetables, this family-friendly dinner is ready in just half an hour. A creamy lemon sauce adds a big boost of flavor, making this dish impossible to resist.
For the Chicken, Asparagus, Mushroom, and Tomatoes recipe, click here.
Family-Style Seasoned Cod and Roasted Vegetables
Herb Butter Salmon With Blistered Tomatoes and Green Beans
From the garden to your plate, this summertime sheet pan dinner is packed with fresh vegetables roasted to perfection. A simple, herbaceous butter sauce helps to pull all of the veggies and salmon together. The best part about this dinner? It’s ready in 20 minutes!
For the Herb Butter Salmon With Blistered Tomatoes and Green Beans recipe, click here.
Kitchen Sink Southern-Style Breakfast Sandwich
Breakfast for dinner is always a treat, and this spicy Southern sandwich ticks all the boxes. Eggs, bacon, grits, biscuits, and cheese? Count us in!
Korean-Style Short Ribs With Red Cabbage
Tangy, fall-off-the-bone-tender short ribs are infused with a savory Korean barbecue sauce. A crispy cabbage slaw adds a necessary crunch, making this dish a completely satisfying delight.
Lemon-Roasted Steelhead Trout
You can have a delicious dinner of steelhead trout on the table in less than 30 minutes with this sheet pan recipe. It’s simply seasoned, allowing the full flavors of the ocean to shine. Add quick-roasting veggies such as carrots, broccoli, or small potatoes to the sheet for a complete meal.
Mediterranean Salmon en Papillote
Cooking salmon can be tricky, but not with this sheet pan recipe. The secret to creating the signature pink interior that flakes under gentle pressure is even, moist heat, which is created by cooking each fillet in its own parchment envelope.
This traditional French dish is traditionally roasted separately, but this vegetarian- and paleo-friendly recipe can be cooked all together for minimal effort and a quick prep time.
Roasted Chicken With Bacon-Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Caramelized Onions
Everything is better with a little bacon fat, including an already-delicious, tender dinner of roast chicken and Brussels sprouts. In under an hour, you’ll have a restaurant-quality dinner for your entire family (plus leftovers).
Roasted Chicken and Tomatoes
This simple roast chicken recipe calls for juicy dark meat, a simple spice blend, and fresh cherry tomatoes. Serve over a simple bed of spinach for a nutritious, easy dinner.
Roasted Meat-Stuffed Onions With Tamarind and Butter
This recipe is perfect as a side dish or a main course. Onions are stuffed with a blend of ground lamb, rice, and Middle Eastern spices and then roasted on a sheet pan until tender.
Roasted Salmon With Tomatoes, Onions, and Garlic
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Tomatoes and salmon not only make this dinner fresh-tasting, they’re also heart-healthy ingredients that can make you feel good about what you serve your family. A very light seasoning allows the simple, high-quality ingredients to shine.
For the Roasted Salmon With Tomatoes, Onions, and Garlic recipe, click here.
Sausage and Onion Roast
This carb-free sheet pan dinner is so filling and satisfying, you won’t even realize how healthy it really is. Onions and leeks help to elevate this dish by offering a unique spin on the classic sausage accompaniment, typically peppers and onions.
For the Sausage and Onion Roast recipe, click here.
Slow-Roasted Garlic and Thyme Leg of Lamb With Parsnips
Slowly roasting a heavily-spiced leg of lamb makes it perfectly tender and juicy. Onions, here used primarily as an aromatic, soak up the lamb juices, creating a super-simple and scrumptious side dish.
Slow-Roasted Salmon With a Basil and Herb Crust
The secret to this delicious roasted salmon recipe is the flavorful and crunchy basil herb crust. Gently roast the salmon for about 10 minutes, then serve with a side salad for a balanced meal.