Getting a home-cooked meal on the table every week night can be stressful and exhausting. That’s why we love sheet-pan dinners so darn much. They offer all of the hearty, satisfying part part of doing it yourself, without any of the hassle. Though the low-prep and streamlined cooking parts are pretty magical, the very best thing about these recipes is that there’s so little cleanup—no washing multiple pans or rinsing pots. They just bake on a single, disposable sheet, and you’re good to go. Check out these mouthwatering recipes that pack in loads of protein and veggies. They’ll be perfect for your busiest work weeks.
While chicken and asparagus may sound a little too bland, this recipe adds a lemon herb zest sauce that gives it the kick it needs.
The best thing about this recipe is that the flavorful shrimp and veggies are fully cooked and ready in 15 minutes. It’s a perfect one when the littles are biting at your heels.
There’s no need to worry about managing the cook time of the pork chops and vegetables with this recipe—the thin-cut pieces are done baking in the same time as the veggies and potatoes.
You don’t need to use a grill pan or know all of the fancy spatula tricks that it usually takes to make a good Philly cheesesteak. Just throw the classic ingredients on a sheet pan to bake, and then slap on some French bread.
The balsamic glaze is made with only two ingredients and can be used as a marinade, a sauce for cooking or a dipping sauce.
Fajitas don’t have to be something you can only get at a restaurant. This recipe turns it into an easy home cooked meal and guides you through every step.
This recipe calls for three different colored peppers, and we’re always told the more colorful the plate, the more nutritious the meal. Every bite is full of flavor thanks to the combination of spices used on the whole dish.
This recipe calls for four simple ingredients and cooks in one single sheet pan. All you need to do is season the ingredients and pop it in the oven. It is light, delicious and low in calories.
Mix up your meats and try this sheet pan dinner one night. The sweet and savory combination of ham and pineapple tossed with healthy, roasted veggies is everything you need for a wholesome family dinner.
This is an easier way to enjoy foods that normally require a grill, nice weather and a lot of hands-on work. The barbecue chicken, smoked sausage and veggies cook hands-free in the oven and comes out juicy and delicious.
11. Sheet Pan Pizza
Get the kids excited and have a family pizza night! Sheet pan pizzas are great because you can pick any kind of toppings or cheese to add on to it. This recipe gives great tips on how to end up with the perfect pizza.
This dinner is perfect for spring and requires only 10 minutes of meal prep (yep!) It’s the perfect amount of time to prep while your oven heats up to the desired temperature.
The delicious ginger peanut sauce goes great with the vegetables and seeps all the way into the tofu. It’s minimal ingredients also makes it a perfect option if you want to meal prep on Sundays.
A vegan dish that’s packed with protein, nourishing vegetables and cooks up in 30 minutes is hard to say no to. Not to mention it’s extremely inexpensive and completely natural.
A super-easy recipe that makes a delicious honey garlic glaze sauce that goes on the chicken, potatoes and green beans. There’s no need to make separate sauces or cook the veggies in a separate sheet pan because this sauce goes well with anything.
These mini meatloaves are fun, delicious and simple. You’re also able to slip in a few extra chopped veggies into the meatloaf in addition to the green beans and potatoes.
This is a great recipe because it’s carefree and fun. Your kids will love that they get to have tacos and pizza for dinner. You can also make it vegetarian by replacing the taco meet with beans.
This recipe makes juicy, tender steak topped off with seasoned shrimp and asparagus. It’s a popular meal made easily in the oven. It even offers tips to save time if you’re in a big rush.
If you’re trying to ease into cooking more seafood for your family, tilapia is a great start. It doesn’t have an overly fishy taste, and it’s lean and high in protein. Paired with crispy potatoes and yellow squash, this is a dinner you’ll feel great about feeding your family.
While nachos have been branded an unhealthy food, this recipe uses healthy ingredients and lean steak to make a nutritious meal. It also recommends to plan this recipe for a time when you have leftover meat from a previous dinner. It’s a great way to not let anything go to waste!