Sheet pan dinners are all about simplicity. Quick to prepare and a cinch to clean up, they’re the key to making your life easy.
You can make sheet pan meals as healthy as you want. Use extra veggies, make them low carb, or even opt for a vegetarian recipe.
They can also be rich and indulgent, covered with gravy and spices.
Easy and simple doesn’t have to be boring.
With these creative recipes, you’ll fall in love with sheet pan meals!
20+ Quick and Easy Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes
1. Lemon Rosemary Chicken
If the words fresh and juicy just popped into your mind, you’re exactly right.
You’ll want to make this sheet pan lemon rosemary chicken as soon as possible. Like right now!
Although this meal seems light, you won’t leave the table unsatisfied.
The lightly seared chicken is crispy due to leaving the skins on, and the potatoes will melt in your mouth.
No one will judge you for getting another serving!
2. BBQ Meatloaf Sheet Pan
Would you believe me if I said you could make an entire meatloaf dinner with one pan?
If you’re even the least bit intrigued, you have to make this sheet pan bbq meatloaf dinner.
One of the impressive things about this meal is its versatility.
While this recipe uses sweet potatoes and broccoli for sides, you can substitute your favorite veggies or potatoes.
And I bet you’ve never made a meatloaf dinner with such an easy cleanup before! This meal is a win for the cook and the tasters.
3. Greek Chicken Sheet Pan
As far as low carb meals go, this Greek chicken sheet pan comes out on top.
The olive oil, herb, and lemon marinade transforms the chicken into a juicy, flavorful mouthful. The vegetables are perfectly roasted.
Even die-hard carb lovers won’t feel like anything is missing. Although no one would blame you if you decide to serve with pita bread.
To truly make it a Greek meal, make sure to garnish with tzatziki and feta. Yum!
4. Garlic Butter Shrimp
Garlic and butter. Can you think of a better duo?
This sheet pan garlic butter shrimp is rich and lemony. You’ll no doubt want to lick your fingers clean after this meal.
It’s pretty amazing how few ingredients are needed for this recipe. This sheet pan dinner is both delicious and easy to prepare.
Feel free to add a side or two — although that would give you another pan to clean. You could cook up some pasta or even zucchini noodles.
Personally, I can’t stop picturing this juicy shrimp atop some crusty bread.
5. Italian Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner
This Italian sausage sheet pan dinner is a great way to sneak in a bunch of veggies. Even your pickiest eater will find something they love in this meal.
While this recipe uses bell peppers, onion, and zucchini, you can use your family’s favorite veggies.
The juicy Italian sausages are cooked to perfection.
The potatoes take on the flavor of the sausage and veggies, making them melt in your mouth scrumptious!
The best part is that you’ll be able to sit down and relax after dinner since cleanup is a breeze!
6. Sheet Pan Pizza
Homemade pizzas were always my favorite as a child. Not only do you get a delicious meal, but you’ll also create memories by making your meal together!
Don’t worry about everyone agreeing on the same toppings. Give each person their corner of the pan and let them go crazy!
You can even add another sheet pan if you have more people.
This is the meal that brings families together for dinner!
7. Chicken Shawarma Sheet Pan
With middle eastern inspired flavors, this chicken shawarma sheet pan will leave all your guests impressed.
It’s gluten-free, paleo, and Whole30 friendly, so you can feel good about eating this meal.
Seasoned with paprika, allspice, cinnamon, turmeric, and cumin, you won’t feel like you’re missing a thing!
If you’re not following a strict diet, you can add whole wheat pita bread and lemon tahini sauce. Otherwise, just serve with fresh greens and tomato.
8. Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas
Sheet pan chicken fajitas are an effortless and scrumptious meal that is ready in less than 30 minutes.
Well seasoned chicken breast, onions, and peppers are tossed together on a single sheet pan and baked.
Wrap the tortillas in foil and put them in the oven for the last five minutes of cooking to warm them up.
Picking toppings might be my favorite part of eating fajitas. Cheese, sour cream, salsa, and avocado — I can never choose!
I didn’t think it was possible for nachos to get even easier, and then I found this recipe.
Oven baked sheet pan nachos are about to become your go to on busy nights!
Tortilla chips are layered with cheese and ground beef and baked to gooey perfection.
Baking everything together allows the flavors to combine and meld into each other. These will melt in your mouth.
All you’ll have to do is pick your toppings!
10. Chicken Fried Rice
This sheet pan chicken fried rice is filling enough to be a meal or versatile enough to be a side.
You’ll want to make your sauce first by bringing your soy sauce, garlic, and a few other ingredients to a boil.
Then you can combine everything and throw it on your sheet pan.
The key to this meal is preheating the pan before you add your rice mixture, making sure you hear it sizzle!
There’s a little back and forth in the oven, but it’s a small price for such a tasty, crispy fried rice.
11. Tuscan Pork
Pork loin, potatoes, and broccoli are baked after sprinkling with Tuscan seasoning. Is my mouth the only one watering?
It will take you a little more than an hour to make this meal from start to finish.
The pork needs time to get juicy and tender, while the potatoes will get soft on the inside but crispy on the outside.
Toss the broccoli in during the last 15 minutes of cooking and voila! Dinner is served.
12. Asian Chicken Sheet Pan
Healthy and succulent, this Asian chicken sheet pan is better than your favorite takeout.
For an unforgettable taste, let the chicken marinate overnight. The chicken will be so juicy, infused with those fragrant Asian flavors.
Place the chicken and leftover marinade on your sheet pan with your veggies.
Serve it will steamed rice or even cauliflower rice for a delicious low carb option.
13. Sheet Pan Chili Lime Salmon
Let the oven do all the work for this sheet pan chili lime salmon.
Not only is it bursting with flavor, but the colors also look so pretty! For veggies, we have onion along with red, green, and yellow bell pepper.
The MVP of this recipe is the salmon and the sauce.
The sauce is made up of lime juice, garlic, chili flakes, honey, and a few other ingredients that will have your mouth watering!
14. Sheet Pan Quesadilla
Making quesadillas for a crowd? Sheet pan quesadillas are about to make your life so much simpler.
These can be tailored to fit the needs of everyone. You can make the whole pan beef or opt for half chicken.
You could even add black beans or peppers. The options are endless.
My favorite thing about these quesadillas is that they require no flipping! I can make a lot of magic happen in the kitchen, but don’t ask me to flip anything.
15. Sheet Pan Tilapia
Where are my tilapia lovers? This sheet pan tilapia recipe was made just for you!
It’s loaded with healthy vegetables like broccoli, squash, and tomatoes. But if you have other veggies in your fridge, feel free to use those.
Just a sprinkle of dill is all you need to flavor the tilapia. It’s low carb and Whole30 friendly, and it’s delicious!
16. Sheet Pan Steak and Veggies
Not to be dramatic, but this sheet pan steak and veggie meal has changed my life.
Cooking steak on the stovetop is so stressful, never knowing how it’s going to be cooked.
Broiling the steak ensures that it’s cooked to your exact preference every time!
This is served with baby red potatoes that are parboiled along with broccoli.
Adding garlic butter as soon as you pull the steak out of the oven is highly encouraged.
17. Sheet Pan Teriyaki Tofu and Broccoli
If you think you don’t like tofu, it might be because you haven’t had it cooked properly.
This sheet pan teriyaki tofu and broccoli might just be the recipe that converts you!
Crispy, well seasoned tofu is the key to this sheet pan meal.
The cornstarch helps the tofu crisp up as well as waiting until the end to add the teriyaki sauce. The broccoli turns out crisp yet tender.
Serve with white or brown rice, or even cauliflower rice!
18. Sheet Pan Spinach Tomato Ricotta Pasta Frittata
Sheet pan spinach tomato ricotta pasta frittata — it might be hard to say, but you’ll stop thinking about that as soon as you take your first bite.
A sheet pan meal for breakfast is genius and a great way to feed a lot of people. The eggs are whisked with parmesan cheese, which makes them silky.
And with the shallot, spinach, and tomatoes, every bite is packed with flavor.
Save this recipe for your next brunch. Your guests will thank you!
19. Fish and Chips
Baked fish and chips all in one pan? Yes, please!
There are a couple of tricks you’ll want to try to ensure you get the crispiest fries and fish.
When making the fish breading mixture, toast it in a skillet with some oil first.
To kick this recipe up another notch, whip up some homemade tartar sauce to serve with your sheet pan fish and chips.
20. Sheet Pan Beef and Broccoli
Next time you think about ordering beef and broccoli from your favorite takeout place, make this recipe instead!
This sheet pan beef and broccoli tastes fresh and flavorful, and the cleanup is just as easy as takeout.
With ingredients like oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, and hoisin sauce, every bite will be a party in your mouth.
To get the most tender steak, be sure to slice it thinly and against the grain.
Next time you want beef and broccoli, you’ll be thinking about this recipe instead!
21. Shrimp Sausage Sheet Pan
This BBQ shrimp and sausage sheet pan might be easy to make, but make no mistake, it’s a hearty meal.
You’ll be glad there’s not much cleanup so you can kick back and relax!
What’s not to love? The sausage is smoky, the cobs of corn are sweet, and the lemon shrimp are seasoned perfectly.
Slightly crisp potatoes with tender insides rounds out the meal.
On second thought, you might need to dirty two sheet pans to make sure you have extra!
22. Honey Apricot Chicken
This honey apricot sheet pan meal is the perfect treat for those who prefer a little sweetness in their food.
There’s practically no preparation if you use store bought apricot preserves.
The apricot preserves get whisked together with orange juice, honey, garlic, and soy sauce. Yum!
Let your oven do the work while you take all the credit.
23. Sheet Pan Jambalaya
Traditional jambalaya can be a time consuming dish with lots of stirring. This sheet pan jambalaya makes it so easy while still keeping those fresh cajun flavors.
The onion, bell peppers, and sausage get tossed with cajun seasoning and baked first.
You won’t want to add the well-seasoned shrimp until the last couple of minutes because no one likes chewy shrimp.
This dish gets finished off with instant rice, and then you’ll be ready to eat!
24. Jamaican Chicken Sheet Pan
This Jamaican chicken sheet pan meal is a perfect fall meal full of sweet potato, apple, and bacon.
Do yourself a favor and get a great Jamaican jerk seasoning — it really is the star of this dish.
After a bit of chopping, you place everything on a single baking sheet and place it in the oven.
It doesn’t get much easier, or more delicious, than this meal!
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