Nutrition

10 Healthy Sheet Pan Dinners for When You Just Don’t Feel like Cooking

Whip up a complete and nutritious meal in less than 10 minutes.


Did you know that the key to easy meal prep and quick dinners is most likely sitting in your kitchen right now? Sheet pans are easily one of the most underrated kitchen tools because they allow you to cook a lot of food at one time.

With these sheet pan meals, forget about cooking the parts of the meal separately. All you need is one pan, your ingredients, and an oven, and you’ll be perfectly equipped to cook a healthy and easy dinner.

 1. Sheet Pan Fajitas with Bell Peppers and Chickpeas
Via With Food and Love

In only 10 minutes, you’ll have a vegetarian filling for your fajitas. Serve the chickpeas, peppers, and onions on warmed tortillas with a garnish of cilantro, if desired.

2. Sheet Pan Chili-Lime Tilapia
Via Eat Well 101

The flavorful marinade for this fish is made with garlic, lime juice, honey, chili, cumin, cilantro, and more. The tilapia is accompanied by broccoli and baked sweet potato fries.

3. Teriyaki Tofu and Broccoli
Via Honest Cooking

Forget about washing and chopping vegetables—this recipe uses all frozen veggies, no thawing required. You can also add optional toppings to this dish, such as sriracha, cashews, and sesame seeds.

4. Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken
Via the Recipe Critic

Panko bread crumbs and parmesan give this chicken a crispy topping. Feel free to swap the asparagus for another vegetable of choice.

5. Sheet Pan Spinach Tomato Ricotta Frittata
Via Recipe Runner

This quick frittata gets an additional boost of protein from extra egg whites. You can also add turkey sausage or turkey bacon to keep you full for longer.

6. Greek Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner
Via Simplify, Live, Love

Salmon, potatoes, peppers, tomato, and feta go into this 45-minute meal. Once cooked, serve hot with a side of brown rice or quinoa.

7. Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas
Via No. 2 Pencil

Flank steak is the best steak to use for this recipe. For juicy steak, be sure to let it rest 10 minutes after cooking and cut against the grain. Serve on a tortilla with guacamole and/or sour cream or Greek yogurt.

8. Sheet Pan Sausage and Vegetables
Via Mom Foodie

Italian turkey sausage, peppers, and broccoli are used for this sheet pan dinner. This meal is a good option for those who are trying to eat fewer carbs.

9. Cauliflower Chickpea Sheet Pan Dinner
Via May I Have That Recipe?

These roasted vegetables provide a vibrant and nutrient-loaded meal. Serve on top of rice or noodles and a wedge of avocado for a well-rounded lunch or dinner.

10. Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Sausage and Peppers
Via Food Network

Remove the casings for the sausage and crumble it into small pieces before baking it. Use the broil setting for 3-5 minutes to get the gnocchi light brown and crispy.