24 Simple Sheet Pan Suppers for Dinner Tonight

Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken
Photo: Alison Miksch

Making your entire meal in one pan means cooking—and cleanup—are a breeze. Throw all of your ingredients onto one pan and you'll have a meal that the whole family will enjoy. From chicken to bratwurst to salmon—your sheet pan can cook it all. This collection of simple sheet pan dinners will carry you through plenty of busy weeknights.

These dishes are so easy to make that you'll want to make one every night of the week. And the best part is that after you've spent time with your family around the table enjoying a home-cooked meal, you'll have just one dirty pan to deal with. After you master the art of sheet pan cooking, it'll become your go-to method for feeding your hungry family every night of the week. Go ahead and stock up on a few new sheet pans before you browse our best sheet pan recipes—you're going to need them.

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Mini Meatloaves with Potatoes, Leeks, and Brussels Sprouts

Mini Meatloaves with Potatoes, Leeks, and Brussels Sprouts
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Mini Meatloaves with Potatoes, Leeks, and Brussels Sprouts

To get this sheet pan dinner on the table even faster on busy weeknights, you can prepare the meatloaf mixture one day in advance.

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Sheet Pan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Sheet Pan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Sheet Pan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Make sure to shred your own cheese for the creamiest outcome. And if you can't find canned butternut squash for the sauce, you can used canned pumpkin instead.

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Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables

Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling; Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables

This complete steak dinner for four can be on the table in just 45 minutes. It's also a great way to cook a steak when it's too chilly to go outside and grill.

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Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes

Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes
Photo: Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes

A homemade marinade made with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and oregano make these chops juicy and delicious.

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Sheet Pan Nachos

Sheet Pan Nachos

Recipe: Sheet Pan Nachos

We recommend serving with sour cream, radishes, avocado, cilantro leaves, and Chalula Hot Sauce as your toppings, but you can always add your favorites as well.

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Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries

Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries
Greg DuPree

Recipe: Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries

You can enjoy a nice meal any night of the week with this recipe that cooks everything at one time. A quick marinade transforms this budget-friendly cut into a juicy and tender steak in no time.

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Sheet Pan Greek Chicken with Roasted Potatoes

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken with Roasted Potatoes
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Tina Stamos

Recipe: Sheet Pan Greek Chicken with Roasted Potatoes

The key to this recipe is making sure to select bone-in chicken breasts that are all about the same size so they will cook evenly.

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Chicken Sausage with Fennel and Apples

Chicken Sausage with Fennel and Apples
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Chicken Sausage with Fennel and Apples

You'll need just a handful of ingredients and 10 minutes to prepare this sheet pan dinner. For an extra pretty presentation, save some of the green fennel fronds to use as a garnish.

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Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower and Carrots

Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower and Carrots
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower and Carrots

This sheet pan supper gets its spice from cayenne pepper and a touch of sweetness from caramelized grapes.

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Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges

Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges

From start to finish, this meal will take just 25 minutes to prepare. If salmon isn't your favorite, feel free to swap it out for halibut, cod, or another kind of fish.

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BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots

BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots
Greg DuPree

Recipe: BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots

You'll want to keep this classic rub recipe on hand to use for more than just this one recipe.

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Sheet Pan Nachos with Chorizo and Refried Beans

Sheet Pan Nachos with Chorizo and Refried Beans
Photo: Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Sheet Pan Nachos with Chorizo and Refried Beans

A mixture of salsa and refried beans helps act as a glue to hold as many toppings as you want to pile on these nachos.

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Sheet Pan Chicken with Dressing

Sheet Pan Chicken with Dressing
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken with Dressing

Turn a typical chicken thigh dinner into a dressing with the addition of cornbread. We recommend this homemade cornbread recipe.

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Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp

Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp
Greg Dupree

Recipe: Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp

The key to this recipe is keeping the rice under the vegetables and pineapple while baking so it can absorb the flavorful juices and not overcook.

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Oven-Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans

Oven-Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Oven-Fried Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Green Beans

Your whole meal comes together on a sheet pan by combining green beans and sweet potatoes with oven-fried pork chops.

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Cheesy Sheet Pan Pasta

Cheesy Sheet Pan Pasta
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Fusilli Pasta with Spinach, Tomato, and Bacon

The edges of this cheesy pasta dish will have a golden, crunchy finish thanks to the sheet pan.

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Sheet Pan Shrimp and Vegetables with Rice

Sheet Pan Shrimp and Vegetables with Rice
Photo: Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Mary Clayton Carl; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Sheet Pan Shrimp and Vegetables with Rice

In less than 30 minutes your family can enjoy shrimp, rice, and flavorful vegetables with this quick and easy recipe.

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Easy Catfish Tacos with Slaw

Crispy Catfish Tacos with Slaw
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Easy Catfish Tacos with Slaw

These crispy tacos are filling without being heavy. We oven fried the tacos on a sheet pan and then top them off with a light and refreshing slaw.

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Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil

sheet pan shrimp boil
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Christine Keely

Recipe: Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil

Consider this Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil your ultimate summertime shortcut. Plus, cooking shrimp on a sheet pan instead of large stick pot makes it easier to control their cooking, helping you avoid overdone, rubbery shrimp.

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Baked Caprese Chicken With Green Beans and Corn

Baked Caprese Chicken with Green Beans and Corn
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner

Recipe: Baked Caprese Chicken with Green Beans

A bruschetta-like topping adds big flavor to these roasted chicken breasts. The garlicky herb butter makes eating your veggies a delight.

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Lemon-Garlic Butter Shrimp and Broccoli

Lemon-Garlic Butter Shrimp and Broccoli
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Lemon-Garlic Butter Shrimp with Broccoli

The rice soaks up the lemon-garlic sauce making sure you get to enjoy every last drop of its delicious flavor.

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Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken

Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken

Using the spatchcock method for cooking chicken will ensure that the dark meat is cooked through while making sure the rest of the bird doesn't get too dry.

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Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas
Photography and Styling: Karen Rankin

Recipe: Sheet Pan Fajitas

Set down a sizzling tray of these Sheet Pan Fajitas on the table and watch how they disappear in no time. While the chicken cooks, set up a wide array of salsas and toppings for a fun build-your-own weeknight meal.

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Sheet Pan Jambalaya

Sheet Pan Jambalaya
Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner

Recipe: Sheet Pan Jambalaya

This weeknight friendly version of a classic comes together quickly thanks to precooked microwavable rice. Plus, leftovers make a great breakfast the next day with a fried egg

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