24 Simple Sheet Pan Suppers For Dinner Tonight

Find your family's new favorite sheet pan dinner.

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 into one pan, and you'll have a meal that the whole family will enjoy. Your sheet pan can cook everything from chicken to bratwurst to salmon. 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 only have to wash one dirty pan. 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'll 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

To get this sheet pan dinner on the table even faster on busy weeknights, you can prepare the meatloaf mixture one day in advance. Top the hearty ground beef with a tangy soy-ketchup glaze to enhance its flavoring. This meatloaf dinner is the complete meal alongside roasted red potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and leeks.

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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

Everyone loves macaroni and cheese, and this twist on a classic is sure to be a hit with your family. 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 use 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

This 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. Compound butter, a mixture of softened butter, seasonings, and herbs, gives this dish a unique flavoring.

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Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes

Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes
Photo: Hector Sanchez

A homemade marinade with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and oregano makes these chops juicy and delicious. Squash and potatoes help to round out the meal. Try a mixture of yellow squash and zucchini for an exciting color variety.

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Sheet Pan Nachos

Sheet Pan Nachos

Greg DuPree

To cook this completely customizable dish, start with tortilla chips and budget-friendly ground chuck. Flavor the beef with traditional Tex-Mex flavors, such as cumin and chili powder. We recommend serving with sour cream, radishes, avocado, cilantro leaves, and hot sauce as your toppings, but you can always add your favorites.

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Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries

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

You can enjoy a nice meal any night of the week with this recipe that cooks everything at once. A quick marinade transforms this budget-friendly cut into a juicy and tender steak in no time. Chill it for up to 24 hours, so prepare it the night before for even more convenience.

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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

The key to this recipe is selecting bone-in chicken breasts that are all about the same size, so they cook evenly. Make this chicken recipe with pantry staples, including cinnamon and nutmeg for flavoring. Adding fresh tomatoes, lemons, and herbs adds a zesty quality.

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Chicken Sausage with Fennel and Apples

Chicken Sausage with Fennel and Apples
Hector Manuel Sanchez

You'll need just a handful of ingredients and 10 minutes to prepare this sheet pan dinner. For a pretty presentation, save some of the green fennel fronds to use as a garnish. This recipe is ideal for fans of sausage, peppers, and onions.

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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

This sheet pan supper gets its spice from cayenne pepper. The chicken has a touch of sweetness from caramelized grapes. Bone-in chicken takes a little longer to cook, but the result is worth it for the extra flavoring.

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Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges

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

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 fish. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds for the perfect finish.

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BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots

BBQ Rub Roasted Chickens with Potatoes and Carrots
Greg DuPree

Roast the red potatoes and baby carrots alongside the chicken for a complete one-dish meal. You'll want to keep this classic rub recipe on hand to use for more than just this one recipe. The bbq rub works just as well on pulled pork or salmon steak.

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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

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. Use Mexican chorizo with the casings removed. Add Mexican hot sauce for an extra kick depending on your preferred heat level.

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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

Turn a typical chicken thigh dinner into a dressing by adding cornbread. We recommend this homemade cornbread recipe because it's not overly sweet. To ensure everything cooks simultaneously, cut the apple and vegetables as directed.

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Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp

Sheet Pan Hawaiian Shrimp
Greg Dupree

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. Keep the rice towards the center of the pan and layer the vegetables and shrimp on top. Teriyaki-style cause adds a classic sweet-and-tangy profile to this shrimp dish.

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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

Your whole meal comes together on a sheet pan by combining green beans and sweet potatoes with oven-fried pork chops. Only use the panko breadcrumb topping on one side to prevent the pork chops from becoming soggy. You can have a meal ready for four people in under an hour.

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Cheesy Sheet Pan Pasta

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

The edges of this cheesy pasta dish will have a golden, crunchy finish thanks to the sheet pan. Make cleanup even simpler by cooking the bacon on the same sheet pan. This pasta dish combines cheesy Alfredo sauce, bacon, tomatoes, spinach, and lemon zest.

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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

In less than 30 minutes, your family can enjoy shrimp, rice, and flavorful vegetables with this quick and easy recipe. Microwaveable rice helps keep this recipe's cook time to a minimum. Feel free to substitute quinoa or couscous if your family or friends prefer.

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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

These crispy tacos are filling without being heavy. Top the dish with a combination of panko breadcrumbs and Cajun seasoning after being soaked in buttermilk. We oven-fried the tacos on a sheet pan and then topped them 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

Consider this Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil your ultimate summertime shortcut. Plus, cooking shrimp on a sheet pan instead of a large stick pot makes it easier to control their cooking, helping you avoid overdone, rubbery shrimp. Substitute whatever potatoes are available if you can't find the baby yellow potatoes called for in this recipe.

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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

A bruschetta-like topping adds a big flavor to these roasted chicken breasts. The garlicky herb butter makes eating your veggies a delight. Drizzle balsamic glaze to pair nicely with this recipe's ingredients.

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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

The rice soaks up the lemon-garlic sauce, ensuring you enjoy every last drop of its delicious flavor. Assemble this sheet pan dinner even faster by using bagged precut broccoli florets.

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Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken

Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken
Alison Miksch

Using the spatchcock method for cooking chicken will ensure that the dark meat is cooked through while ensuring the rest of the bird doesn't get too dry. Spatchcocking is the process of removing the backbone to flatten out the chicken. Butterflying the bird this way will leave you with flavorful meat.

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Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas
Photography and Styling: Karen Rankin

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

This weeknight-friendly version of a classic comes together quickly thanks to precooked microwavable rice. Balance the spicy Creole seasoning with tomatoes and bell peppers. Plus, leftovers make a great breakfast the next day with a fried egg.

After preparing dinner, enjoy something sweet with 24 Sheet Pan Desserts That'll Feed A Crowd.

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