There’s no denying it: we all love a “lazy” recipe. In a good way, of course. You know the one: that recipe that only has a few ingredients, the one that only takes 10 minutes, or the one that has almost no preparation. It’s ok, there’s no shame in that. Sometimes we’re just too busy or not in the mood for more complex cuisine!
If you’re like me - always tired at night and just looking for easy and simple dinner recipes instead of daylong slow cooker nightmares - you’re in the right place. Here are some simple but super delicious dinner options that you can make using only one single sheet pan!
Bonus: That means you only have one pan to wash later! Yay!
“Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.” - Mary Berry
Oh yeah, we’re starting this list in the best way possible. This recipe by Number 2 Pencil is called “the best 20 minute dinner ever” and there’s no mystery why: the word “shrimp” combined with “fajitas” already explains this magical but super easy dish.
Teriyaki Chicken with Vegetables
Chicken is already the go-to easy dinner recipe, but did you know you can make it with a single sheet pan along with all the side veggies? In about 20 minutes you can whip up this well-known healthy dish and have only one pan to worry about (isn’t that the dream?!). Get the recipe over at The Recipe Critic!
Steak with Potato and Broccoli
Who doesn’t want a restaurant-worthy dinner in their own kitchen on a Tuesday night? This recipe takes the cake with a beautiful steak that you can complement with roasted veggies such as:
Get the full recipe over at Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen!
Lemon Garlic Baked Salmon and Asparagus
The picture made you drool, didn’t it? It’s ok, me too. I’m writing this while wiping the keyboard, actually. This beautiful pan combines a garlicky baked salmon with lemon juice and your desired veggies with the convenience of using only one pan that can definitely impress the guests. Get the recipe!
Tofu & Veggie Dinner
Eating healthier doesn’t have to mean complicated meals. It can be as simple as throwing tofu and a few veggies together on a sheet pan and preparing a super easy and simple dinner recipe! Check out this recipe by Kitchen Treaty which will be your new favorite busy weekday meal with its tasty party of flavors!
Hawaiian Bacon BBQ Pizza
We can’t have a dinner list without a pizza recipe, right? But this idea takes the crowd-pleaser to a whole new level! Mixing pineapples, bacon, and BBQ sauce, this easy and simple dinner recipe will leave the whole family asking for seconds. Get the recipe over at Oh So Delicioso!
Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast
Sorry, but not sorry. I just had to add some more bacon here! This drool-worthy bacon-wrapped stuffed chicken breast recipe by Dinner At The Zoo is everything you’re craving and much more. Try it!
This effortless pan of goodies by Damn Delicious mixes everything you love:
- And much more
Oh, and if you need one more reason to convince you (despite the 6 delicious ones above), here it is: it only takes 40 minutes before you get to enjoy it!
Tequila Lime Chicken Nachos
This gorgeous pan is perfect to feed the entire family (or to keep you entertained while watching Game of Thrones)! The easy sheet pan recipe takes chicken to a whole new level in a super interesting (and yummy!) meal. Get the full details over at The Cookie Rookie!
One Pan Jambalaya
With this colorful recipe by Chelsea’s Messy Apron you can take that leftover rice and transform it into a fantastic 30-minute meal with oven-roasted sausage, shrimp, and veggies! Doesn’t it look super delicious?
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Which one of these easy sheet pan recipes was your favorite? Let us know at our Facebook page or in the comments below, we’d love to hear your opinion!