Okay, here’s the thing, we love a hot home-cooked meal, bonus points if it’s healthy, but sometimes we are severely lacking time because life. But lucky for us, sheet pan dinners exist. If you’ve never made a sheet pan dinner, you’re seriously missing out! Basically, these meals allow you to throw meat and veggies on a cookie sheet, add some delicious sauce or seasoning, pop it all in the oven, and thirty (ish) minutes later, you have a gorgeous gorgeous meal hot and ready for the entire family.
Before we start dishing our favorite recipes, we feel it necessary to let you know sheet pan dinners come with some major perks including:
- Way healthier
- You add a ton of veggies to your diet
- Less clean-up
- So. Fast.
- Easy peasy.
- Guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
Okay, let’s get going with our most favorite recipes.
BBQ Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner
BBQ chicken, corn on the cob, and roasted potato wedges. All in one place, jam-packed with flavor. If one of these components just isn’t really your thing, substitute it out with stuff you love best! And you can totally customize the seasoning you use, as well as the BBQ sauce. This recipe can be easily tailored to fit any special diet, such as keto. Get the recipe here!
Mini Italian Style Meatloaf Sheet Pan
Just over here speechless by how delicious this recipe is. Mini meatloaf, potatoes, and broccoli all on one cookie sheet, creating sheet pan magic. Once again we would like to reiterate that you throw all of this goodness on a cookie sheet and the meal practically takes care of itself from there. What could be better? We love this recipe for these cold nights where all we want is a piping hot comfort meal. Get the recipe here!
Garlic Butter Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner
Salmon already has our attention because it’s delicious, healthy, and quick to make, then when you add the asparagus and potatoes, the results are simply *chefs kiss*. Oh, and did we tell you that this entire meal, prep and baking times, takes only roughly 35 minutes? Get the recipe here!
Everything Bagel Chicken and Veggies
Last, but certainly not least, we have a super simple chicken and veggies sheet pan meal, but this recipe is one of our favorites because of that magical little seasoning known as everything but the bagel seasoning. We couldn’t tell you with one-hundred percent certainty what is even in this seasoning, but we know it goes on just about everything we make nowadays, and you can bet nothing is lacking in the flavor department with this mixture on it. And of course, if these veggies aren’t your thing, switch them out for stuff you love! Get the recipe here!