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13 Stress-Free Sheet Pan Meals We All Need Right Now

Since life is already chaotic enough, why not keep dinnertime simple? These sheet pan meals will help you get dinner on the table with minimal cleanup required.

When it comes to easy weeknight meal options, it’s hard to beat a sheet pan meal. Everything gets cooked together in the oven on one sheet pan, resulting in easy cooking and easier clean-up (especially if you lined your pan with a baking mat or tin foil!)

And since life is currently complicated enough as it is, I’m sure we could all use a few more sheet pan meals to help simplify dinnertime. That’s why in today’s blog post, I’ll be sharing 13 delicious recipes for sheet pan meals from all over the web!

Whether you’re into steaks, seafood, or meatless meals, you’re sure to find a recipe here that will quickly become a new family favorite. 🙂 (And if you have a favorite sheet pan meal that isn’t mentioned here, please share it with us! I’d love to see the comments section at the bottom of this post turn into bonafide sheet pan meal recipe swap!)

13 Quick & Easy Sheet Pan Meals

1. Chicken with Rosemary Potatoes

Get the recipe here

This dish of roasted chicken and potatoes is far from complex, but its simplicity is part of its charm! The flavors of fresh lemon and herbs make this relatively simple meal simply irresistible!

2. Salmon with Asparagus & Dill Sauce

Recipe from Feasting at Home

There’s something magical about oven-roasted vegetables that makes them superior to vegetables cooked with almost any other method. And when you can pair something as delicious as roasted asparagus with baked salmon and a tangy dill sauce? That’s just the icing on the cake!

3. Chicken Meatballs & Charred Broccoli

Recipe from Bon Appétit

What do you get when you combine takeout-style beef and broccoli with homemade chicken meatballs? You get one delicious sheet pan meal! But don’t let the thought of homemade meatballs intimidate you—these ones are easy to make and even easier to eat!

4. Cauliflower Steaks with Beans & Tomatoes

Recipe from Epicurious

Cauliflower steaks make a delicious and filling alternative to a meat-centric meal. These ones are crusted with herbaceous bread crumbs and served with zesty beans and tomatoes to make a perfect showcase of fresh summertime flavors. Yum!

5. Steak & Fries

Recipe from Damn Delicious

Steak doesn’t have to be reserved for special occasions only, especially when this easy sheet pan meal exists! Perfectly cooked steaks and homemade potato wedges are a match made in heaven, and now it’s a match you can enjoy any night of the week.

6. Sausage, Veggies, & Smashed Potatoes

Recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

This meal checks all the boxes of a balanced and filling meal by combining protein-packed sausage, nutritious veggies, and starchy potatoes. And the creamy dijonnaise sauce that goes on top turns this balanced meal into a delicious dinner you’ll make again and again!

7. Sesame Chicken & Vegetables

Recipe from Yellow Bliss Road

Here’s another Asian inspired recipe that’s sure to be just as quick and easy as ordering takeout! Chicken and vegetables are roasted in a simple soy-based sauce with garlic, brown sugar, ginger powder, and other tasty ingredients.

8. Cajun Shrimp & Potatoes

Recipe from Creme de la Crumb

For fans of cajun-style shrimp, this sheet pan recipe certainly qualifies as “must-try!” You can use a store-bought cajun seasoning blend to keep it super simple, or you can make your own with the easy recipe included at the link above!

9. Spinach Tomato Ricotta Frittata

Recipe from Recipe Runner

A sheet pan frittata? You better believe it! This one is easy, healthy, and can be adapted to use up any leftover veggies you may happen to have in the fridge on any given day. Plus, it’s sure to be a hit with anyone who loves breakfast for dinner. 🙂

10. Chicken & Black Bean Nachos

Recipe from The BakerMama

Who says you can’t have nachos for dinner? 😉 These ones are piled high with black beans (both whole and refried!), chicken, pico de gallo, corn, and other tasty morsels. Serve with guacamole, salsa, and or sour cream for a deliciously low-key dinner.

11. Fish & Chips

Recipe from Well Plated

This baked fish and chips sheet pan meal is not only extremely easy, but it’s a healthier alternative to the fried stuff! The fish is coated in panko bread crumbs, which give it a super satisfying crunch.

12. Chicken Pot Pie

Recipe from Six Sisters’ Stuff

You can’t beat the comforting flavor of chicken pot pie, but the assembly required makes it a tall order for a weeknight meal. But this sheet pan version couldn’t be easier to throw together—just spread the filling onto the pan, top with slender strips of puff pastry, and bake!

13. Eggplant Parmesan

Recipe from Food Network

This version of eggplant parmesan has all of the flavor you want without any of the messy frying. The outsides get nice and crisp while the insides stay soft and tender. Who knew a delicious Italian meal could be this easy to make?

What’s your favorite sheet pan meal?


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