In the world of easy family dinner ideas the easiest, and my favorite is sheet pan dinners. Being able to put everything on one sheet pan, place it in the oven, and let the oven do the cooking makes preparing family dinners simple.
Sheet pan cooking also allows you an opportunity to get more things done because you don’t have to stand over the stove to keep things from burning. Instead, you can accomplish a few chores like folding a load of laundry, or clear out the dishwasher.
You’ll find these 25 sheet pan dinner ideas to be versatile and nearly enough to get dinner on the table with ease for an entire month.
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25 Sheet Pan Dinners
Smoky Parmesan Chicken Tenders with Veggies from Mash Up Mom
Chicken tenders are a favorite for any household with kids. This recipe pairs the favorite entree with flavorful, and healthy roasted vegetables.
Honey Lemon Salmon from Averie Cookos
This dinner is so simple, yet fully elegant enough to serve to company. You can serve it with a side of rice which can cook in a rice cooker while the salmon cooks. Add a side salad for a complete, satisfying dinner.
Beef and Broccoli from Eazy Peazy Meals
All the classic Asian flavors that you crave, with all the simpleness that comes with sheet pan cooking.
Garlic Ginger Chicken and Broccoli from Pinch of Yum
I just love the combination of garlic and ginger. It’s such a warm and comforting combination. Doing this one on a sheet pan for dinner makes it so easy!
Sriracha Spiced Shrimp and Broccoli from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Add a bit of spice to your life with this sriracha spiced shrimp dinner. Serve with some plain white or yellow rice to balance out the flavors.
Nachos from Passion for Savings
This is genius!! It’s simple, it’s fast, and everyone will love nachos on a sheet pan.
Balsamic Shrimp and Summer Veggies from Taste and Tell Blog
This Balsamic Shrimp recipe is a perfectly balanced umami flavor.
Baked Tilapia and Veggies from Gimme Delicious
This mild fish is packed with healthy goodness especially when you pair it with veggies. Since you can both prep and cook in about 20 minutes you can get dinner on the table super quick.
Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Brussels Sprouts from Well Plated
What a fabulous combination of ingredients. You get savory from the chicken and Brussels Sprouts and a bit of sweet from the sweet potatoes and apples. And of course, the apples add a bit of tartness too. So each bite will be the perfect combination of flavors.
Shrimp Boil from Spend with Pennies
Whether you are southern or not, you’ll love a good old-fashioned shrimp boil. Especially one without all the work! Since everything is cooked up together on a sheet pan you’ll have those same classic flavor pairings, but the oven does all the work for you.
Spicy Pork Chops and Potatoes from Homemade Interest
Veggies are full of flavor so anytime you can cook them alongside your meat you aren’t just adding a side dish you add flavor to the meat! I know you will enjoy this sheet pan dinner.
Balsamic Herb Chicken and Veggies from Skinny Taste
Balsamic vinegar is a wonderful product to add to your pantry. It offers a delicious way to add acid to any food and can be adapted in a variety of ways. By balancing oils, and sweeteners with a little balsamic vinegar you can add a ton of flavor with little effort.
Chicken Fajitas from Love Bakes Good Cakes
Fajitas are so yummy even the kids will be begging for more. Those classic Mexican flavors are made simple when using a sheet pan to get dinner ready.
Cilantro Lime Chicken from Gimme Delicious
The combination of cilantro and lime will bring a little zing to the table with this Cilantro Lime Chicken recipe. Serve with a side of black beans for a healthy, delicious meal.
Eggplant Parmesan from The Two Bite Club
Who has time to stand at the stove frying up breaded eggplant? Not me! And, probably not you either. With this recipe you can skip the work! Panko bread crumbs give you the crunch you crave without all the work.
HINT: Eating Low-carb or Gluten Free? Try these Pork Panko Crumbs instead.
Lemon Chicken from Southern Bite
Lemon Chicken is a perfect sheet pan summer dinner idea! Everything on one pan, healthy, delicious, easy.
Brats and Peppers from Savory Nothings
Brats are awesome! But, on a busy weeknight it’s not always convenient to fire up a grill to get dinner on the table That’s where sheet pans can make it easy to prep and get delicious brats and veggies on the table with almost no effort.
Lemon Cabbage and Sausage from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Pork and cabbage is a classic flavor profile. This sheet pan dinner is affordable, filling, and packed with savory goodness and it’s super healthy and low-carb.
Orange Chili Salmon from Averie Cooks
Who doesn’t love a juicy, sweet, orange on a hot summer day? The orange brings a delightful summer twist for a salmon dinner. Serve with a simple summer side salad of fresh veggies.
Korean Chicken and Vegetables from Dinner Then Dessert
Sometimes you just need to mix things up and add something different, interesting and spicy to the family dinner. This Korean Chicken and Vegetables recipe is just that. When was the last time you had a Korean dinner? It’s the perfect dinner mix-up for your family.
5 Low-Carb Sheet Pan Recipes
Beef Terriyaki from Homemade Interest
A classic Asian dinner that is simply appetizing and delightful meal. This sheet pan still includes all those typical stir fry veggies and makes it so easy to get dinner on the table. No need to pull out the wok, or even buy a wok if you don’t have one. So easy!!
Sesame Chicken and Broccoli from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Another fantastic low-carb recipe. Sesame chicken and broccoli will fill you up without weighing you down.
Shrimp Fajitas from Low-carb Yum
So much flavor! You can skip the tortilla with these Fajitas and serve over brown rice. Or, use low-carb tortillas or corn tortillas instead.
Curry Cashew Chicken from Food Faith and Fitness
This is a Whole30 recipe. It’s low-carb and full of healthy, flavorful goodness. This all-in-one meal means getting dinner on the table for the whole family won’t take all day. No need to cook two meals because it’s a great dinner the whole family will love.
If you are doing Trim Healthy Mama the cashews puts this in an S meal, but you could choose to leave them out for a FP.
Cabbage and Beef Tips from Southern Plate
This simple dinner is not at all simple when it comes to flavors. The combination of beef and cabbage is so good. The beef is satisfyingly good and the cabbage, though flavorful, doesn’t feel too heavy. (Oh, and if you are doing a low-carb, low-glycemic meal plan, this one will work for you! For Trim Healthy Mamas, this one is a healthy S).
Prepping dinner does not have to take all day. And, you don’t have to slave over a hot stove either! With these super easy sheet pan dinners you have 25 delicious and healthy family dinner ideas for your meal planning needs.
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