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Sheet Pan Meal Ideas That Make for a Quick and Easy Dinner

04.16.2021 — The Frenshe Editors

We all try to keep up with the monthly social media trends, but one trend that is here to stay is sheet pan recipes. One meal made with just one pan. Simple, quick, and hassle-free. Sometimes we just simply don’t have the time or energy to cook an entire meal, but sheet pan recipes save the day. All you have to do is select your ingredients, place them on a sheet pan, and the oven does the rest. And since everything cooks together, the cleanup process is just as simple. There are so many variations of these recipes to try, so whether it’s for one, or for the whole family, there’s a sheet pan dinner idea out there for everyone to enjoy. 

We have a few options of sheet pan dishes from our favorite food creators on TikTok and Youtube you should try that provide effortless instructions to your next delicious dinner. 

Baked Chicken and Roasted Vegetables 

Who doesn’t love a good protein with seasoned, roasted veggies? We know we do! This baked chicken and roasted vegetables sheet pan recipe by Jamie Milne of Easy Delish is so easy to make and it looks incredible. Mix up your favorite vegetable medley, add some baked chicken, and you’re good to go. Don’t forget to toss your veggies in salt, olive oil, and seasonings of your choice!

Full recipe here

Baked Shrimp and Gnocchi with Roasted Vegetables

All of the seafood lovers will enjoy this one! Shrimp might be some of the most versatile members of the sea and when paired with gnocchi and roasted veggies, they’re unstoppable. Yes, you can make the pasta directly on the sheet pan with your shrimp and vegetables. Sarah Williams of Nutritional Sarah came up with this genius idea and we can’t wait to try it. The final product is a rainbow of veggies, pasta, and deliciously baked shrimp.

Full recipe here 

Sheet Pan Dinner: Crispy Sheet Pan Fried Rice 

Fried rice on a sheet pan? Yes, please! This genius idea courtesy of This Is Crumb is what a perfect dinner looks like. Just layer your rice, veggies, protein, and sauce before popping the sheet pan into the oven. You’ll be left with deliciously seasoned “fried” rice, and a much healthier alternative than a traditional recipe.

Full recipe here

Chicken, Potatoes, and Vegetables

Love chicken and vegetables? Why not add some potatoes in there too? This 30-minute recipe by Dzung Lewis aka Honeysuckle is too good to pass up. It’s juicy chicken topped off with lemon and hard, mini potatoes, and veggies of your choice. In this case, asparagus was the star of the show, but any veggies of your choosing could work. And, this is only done in 30 minutes? Sign us up!

Full recipe here

One-Pan Salmon Recipe with Asparagus

Salmon is one of the quickest dinners you can possibly make. Once paired with a delicious vegetable like asparagus on a sheet pan, there’s no going back. Natasha Kravchuk of Natasha’s Kitchen created yet another recipe we can count on for a quick and delicious dinner. She dresses her salmon and asparagus in a delicious buttery, garlic, and herb blend, topped off with lemon. It’s zesty, savory, and everything you’d want in a dinner.

Full recipe here

Sriracha Cauliflower, Chickpeas, and Rice

Of course, we wouldn’t leave a plant-based option off the list! This blend of cauliflower, chickpeas, and rice drizzled in a delicious sriracha marinade is definitely on next week’s dinner lineup. Brittany of Eating Bird Food created the marinade with sriracha, chopped peanuts, coconut aminos, garlic, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, sesame oil, and green onion. We can literally smell all of the videos in her video!

Full recipe here

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The Frenshe Editors