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24 Satisfying Sheet Pan Meals For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

One pan = best plan.

Isn't it just the worst feeling when you're trying to enjoy a delicious dinner but the idea of cleaning up is hanging over your head?

Well, you can minimize the clean-up with these easy and satisfying sheet pan recipes. Everything cooks on the same pan — and for even faster cleanup, you can always line the pan with foil or parchment paper first. That will help eliminate the need to do an overnight soak or heavy scrub later.

1. Sheet Pan Pancakes

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Introducing the easiest pancakes ever. Just whisk up the batter and pour it onto a deep sheet pan that has been brushed with melted butter. Add your favorite pancake toppings (chocolate chips, blueberries, banana, etc...) and bake.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Pancakes



2. Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash

A perfectly appropriate breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you can easily make this meal vegetarian by just leaving out the turkey sausage. It stays fresh for up to five days in the fridge, so you can enjoy it all week.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash

3. Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi

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Making pasta has never been easier. In fact, you don't even have to boil water. Just spread uncooked gnocchi, veggies, and sliced sausage on a sheet pan and toss with marinara. When it's almost cooked through (about 20 minutes) add the mozzarella cheese.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Sausage Gnocchi



4. Roasted Halloumi Fajitas

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This meatless recipe calls for haloumi cheese, which can roast at a high temperature without melting or burning. Put the sliced haloumi topped with fajita seasoning into tortillas with roasted peppers, onions, and your go-to toppings.

Recipe: Roasted Halloumi Fajitas

5. Sheet Pan Cuban Sliders

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If you're feeding a crowd, this slider recipe filled with Swiss cheese, ham, and pickles is a game-changer. Brush the rolls with melted butter seasoned with garlic powder and bake until the cheese is melted and the buns are golden.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Cuban Sliders



6. Sheet Pan Chicken Fried Rice

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Making this popular takeout dish has never been easier. If you're not big on chicken, you can swap in shrimp, bacon, beef, or tofu.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Fried Rice

7. Sheet Pan Sesame Chicken and Vegetables

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Thanks to a five-ingredient sauce, it's easier than ever to make this Chinese-inspired classic right at home. And it just so happens to be a perfect for meal prepping, so make a big batch and enjoy it all week.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Sesame Chicken and Vegetables



8. 10-Minute Sheet Pan Steak With Lemon Zucchini

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You'll want to marinate the steak for 30 minutes to an hour before you cook, but once that's out of the way, you're just 10 minutes away from dinner.

Recipe: 10-Minute Sheet Pan Steak With Lemon Zucchini

9. Sheet Pan Turkey Meatloaf and Broccoli

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Our favorite thing about this sheet pan meal is that the loaves are individually sized, so it's great for serving a crowd or freezing for future dinners.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Turkey Meatloaf and Broccoli



10. Sheet Pan Chicken Tacos Al Pastor

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Chicken gets marinated in chipotles in adobo, tomato paste, garlic, and honey, then it's roasted with sliced pineapple and stuffed into tortillas with your favorite toppings.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Tacos Al Pastor

11. Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles

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It's easy to overcook zucchini noodles on the stove so they turn soggy and unsatisfying, but roasting them in the oven for about eight minutes pretty much guarantees they'll come out just right.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles



12. Sheet Pan Greek Vegetables With Feta

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Once roasted, feta cheese becomes super creamy and soft, almost like goat cheese. Serve the feta and veggies in a pita or with some orzo on the side for a filling meal.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Greek Vegetables With Feta

13. Sheet Pan Baked Halibut and Asparagus

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If you're intimidated by the idea of cooking fish, this five-ingredient meal will change your mind. Seriously, it's hard to mess up.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Baked Halibut and Asparagus



14. Sheet Pan Salmon With Citrus Avocado Salsa and Potatoes

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Why worry about making a main dish and a side when you can cook it all together on a single sheet pan? Just don't skimp on the homemade salsa made with orange, lemon, avocado, and fresh herbs.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Salmon With Citrus Avocado Salsa and Potatoes

15. Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese

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If you're making grilled cheese for a family, using a sheet pan is way easier than preparing all those sandwiches separately on the stovetop.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese



16. Sheet Pan Miso Salmon and Vegetables

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Crispy and glazed on the outside yet moist and flaky on the inside, this salmon will impress even those who aren't usually crazy about fish.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Miso Salmon and Vegetables

17. Sheet Pan Mediterranean Shrimp

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If you're not a fan of shrimp, you can make this veggie-packed recipe with chicken, salmon, or even cauliflower. Everything is tossed in a zesty mixture of lemon juice, olive oil, fresh herbs, and feta cheese.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Mediterranean Shrimp



18. Sheet Pan Pizza

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You don't need a pizza oven or even a pizza stone to make incredible pizza at home. In fact, all you need is a sheet pan and some dough.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Pizza

19. Sheet Pan Crispy Cheddar Pork Chops

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Start with either bone-in or boneless pork chops and take turns dredging them in egg and milk, then in a mixture of cheddar cheese, panko breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder. Roast it all in the oven until the pork is delightfully crispy.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Crispy Cheddar Pork Chops



20. Sheet Pan Chicken Shawarma

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You can marinate the chicken for as long as 48 hours in the fridge. Then, when you're ready to cook, just lay it on a sheet pan with veggies and cauliflower rice. After about 20 minutes in the oven, you've got these beauties.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Shawarma

21. Everything Sheet Pan Frittata

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Gather all the vegetables in your fridge, then add them to a bowl of eggs, milk, flour and shredded cheese. Just make sure that your sheet pan is deep enough to contain the whisked egg mixture.

Recipe: Everything Sheet Pan Frittata



22. Sheet Pan Fish and Chips

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Start with any white fish fillets like cod, hake, or haddock. Dredge the fish in flour, eggs, breadcrumbs, and spices, then bake with seasoned potato wedges until crispy.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Fish and Chips

23. Sheet Pan Chicken Ratatouille

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Adding chicken makes this recipe a bit more substantial, but you can easily serve it vegetarian over pasta, rice, or your favorite grain.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Ratatouille

24. Sheet Pan Nachos

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You can get creative with these nachos and add all your favorite toppings. Use whatever ground meat you have on hand, or opt for shredded chicken. Alternatively, leave the meat off all together and toss on some black beans and sweet potato.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Nachos

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