The oven does all the work for you with these Easy Sheet Pan Dinners. These healthy dinner ideas are a great way to clean out your fridge!
Benefits of Sheet Pan Dinners
Most of these easy, healthy dinner recipes only take a few minutes of prep time. All you have to do is place your ingredients on the sheet pan, and then the oven does all the work. And since everything cooks together on one pan, the cleanup is even easier!
Traditional sheet pan dinner ideas include chicken and veggies but did you know that sheet pan dinners can be more than that?
This guide is made to help inspire you with easy healthy dinner recipes that you can put on the table fast. Trust me, there's a lot of freedom in making sheet pan dinners and the combinations are endless!
How to view these sheet pan recipes
Take a look at the following recipes below to get some quick dinner inspiration! All of the below recipes cook within 40 minutes or less and there are ideas for steak, fish, chicken, shrimp and an easy vegetarian option to boot. You'll see all of these options organized below according to the appropriate category. Happy cooking!
Sheet pan recipes with beef & pork
These sheet pan dinners range from steak to sausage to pork tenderloin and stir fry beef – they are so versatile and a great way to use up those cuts of meat that you would otherwise use for a roast. And unlike a roast dinner, these recipes only take 30 minutes in the oven!
- Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas via Life Made Sweeter
- Sheet Pan Sausage and Root Vegetable Scramble via The Girl on Bloor
- 15-Minute Sheet Pan Beef and Broccoli via Averie Cooks
- One pan Za’atar Pork Tenderloin, Sweet Potato, and Cauliflower via My Kitchen Love
Vegetarian and seafood sheet pan recipes
Below you'll find my fave seafood and vegetarian recipes that can be cooked on a sheet pan. You can cook all kinds of fish including salmon on a sheet pan, as well as shellfish like shrimp. I also love to do vegetarian sheet pan dinners with crispy chickpeas and root vegetables!
- Easy Honey Citrus Sheet Pan Salmon via Killing Thyme
- Old Bay Shrimp and Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner via The Modern Proper
- Sheet Pan Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing via The Girl on Bloor
- Maple Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner via Salt and Lavender
Cooking Chicken on a Sheet Pan
If you're looking to cook chicken alone on a sheet pan instead of adding all the veggies and sauce altogether at once, I've got a super handy guide on how to make the BEST baked chicken breast – and I've even included 6 marinades and spice rub ideas!
Below you'll also find a TON of sheet pan chicken recipes – they are by far the easiest when it comes to sheet pan dinners and you just can't ever go wrong with chicken!
- Sheet Pan Pesto Chicken Meal Prep Bowls via The Girl on Bloor
- Jamaican Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner via Sweet Peas and Saffron
- Sheet Pan Bruschetta Chicken via Damn Delicious
- Sheet Pan Chicken Tandoori Meal Prep Bowls via The Girl on Bloor
- Fresno Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner via Manna & Spice
- Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls via The Girl on Bloor
- Paprika Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner via Sweet Peas and Saffron
- One Pan Oven Roasted Lemon Chicken Drumsticks via The Girl on Bloor
- 15-Minute Sheet Pan Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple via Averie Cooks
- Sheet Pan Honey Lemon Chicken with Asparagus via Life Made Sweeter
- Sheet Pan Coconut Crusted Chicken via The Girl on Bloor
- Meal Prep Butternut Squash and Chicken Harvest Bowls via The Girl on Bloor
- Sheet Pan Hoisin Chicken via Life Made Sweeter
- Sheet Pan Sriracha Ranch Chicken via The Girl on Bloor
- Meal Prep Roasted Chicken and Sweet Potatoes via Eat Well 101
- Sheet Pan Honey Apricot Chicken and Asparagus via The Seasoned Mom
More Healthy Dinner Ideas
If you're looking for more delicious meal inspiration, look no further than this list of helpful resources below!
- 52 Healthy, Easy Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights – Includes 30 minute meals, slow cooker recipes and Instant Pot favourites!
- Eating Healthy on a Budget + 10 Cheap Dinner Ideas – This list has the best healthy and affordable dinner ideas.
Healthy Lunch Ideas
If you're also struggling to make lunch every week, I've got some great posts to help you out!
25 Super Easy Sheet Pan Dinners
- 1/4 cup marinade of choice
- 1 lb protein of choice
- 2 cups vegetables of choice
- Add all ingredients to a parchment-lined sheet pan, then bake for 20 minutes or so (specific instructions will vary per recipe linked above).