Our Best Sheet Pan Recipes

The humble sheet pan may be the strongest workhorse in the kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert — tray bake recipes make big-batch cooking and cleanup a breeze.

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Roasted Vegetable Chili with Cornbread Biscuits

Simple cornbread biscuits bake atop a sheet-pan take on vegetarian chili, meaning that you can multitask while dinner practically makes itself in the oven.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Chili with Cornbread Biscuits

Steakhouse Sheet Pan Dinner

Achieve the ultimate steakhouse dinner date — night complete with potatoes au gratin, creamed spinach, and surf-n-turf — in the comfort of your own home without the steakhouse prices or any complicated prep.

Get the Recipe: Steakhouse Sheet Pan Dinner for Two

Sheet Pan Shrimp Scampi

A sheet pan meal that’s impressive enough for company, but easy enough for a weeknight. This version goes perfectly with crusty garlic-Parmesan bread for dipping.

Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Shrimp Scampi

Rosemary-Garlic Pork Chops with Chickpeas

Main and side dishes cook together for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Broil pork chops to achieve a crispy texture on the outside but maintain moisture inside.

Get the Recipe: Rosemary-Garlic Pork Chops with Chickpeas

Extra-Crunchy Sheet-Pan Mac and Cheese

If your favorite part of mac and cheese is the crunchy topping, this is the recipe for you. The extra surface area on a sheet pan allows for some of the crunchy panko topping in every bite.

Get the Recipe: Extra-Crunchy Sheet-Pan Mac and Cheese

Sheet-Pan Eggplant Parmesan

Skip the messy process of frying eggplant and bake it on a sheet pan instead. The thick slices get the same crisp exterior and soft interior, but you'll use a lot less oil, making for a healthy dinner that only tastes indulgent.

Get the Recipe: No-Fry Sheet-Pan Eggplant Parmesan

Curried Shrimp Biryani

Worried about over-cooking shrimp? Baking on a sheet pan takes out all of the guesswork. Customize this meal to your own tastes: add chile powder for more heat or lime juice for a bit of acidity.

Get the Recipe: Curried Shrimp Biryani

Four-Flavor Sheet Pan Pie

Baking for a crowd with differentiating pie tastes? Everyone wins with this sheet pan hack. Four individual pies — apple, cherry, pumpkin and pecan — bake together on one sheet pan.

Get the Recipe: Four-Flavor Sheet Pan Pie

Healthy BBQ Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

A brush of dijonnaise (mix of Dijon mustard and mayo) and some BBQ rub impart tons of flavor to this 40-minute salmon dinner.

Get the Recipe: Healthy BBQ Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

All-Crust Sheet Pan Chicken Pot Pie

Baked in a sheet pan, this take on chicken pot pie delivers flaky pastry crust with each bite. Starting with rotisserie chicken and store-bought phyllo dough cuts down on prep time, making pot pie possible even on a weeknight.

Get the Recipe: All-Crust Sheet Pan Chicken Pot Pie

Sheet-Pan Lasagna

Baking lasagna in a sheet pan cuts down on cook time and creates extra crunchy edges, so everyone can get a bite. You might be tempted to add extra sauce, but there’s no need — no-boil noodles come out to a perfect al dente.

Get the Recipe: All-Crust Sheet-Pan Lasagna

Sheet Pan Caprese Chicken

Inspired by the classic appetizer, this full meal is made on only one sheet pan and quick enough for a weeknight. Don’t forget to serve with a nice, crusty Italian bread to soak up the delicious pan juices.

Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Caprese Chicken

Sheet Pan Shrimp and Greens

Think healthy has to be boring? Think again. Spicy-sweet curried shrimp and roasted kale are topped with fresh herbs and lime juice, making for boldly flavored dinner that clocks in just under 300 calories per serving.

Get the Recipe: Healthy Sheet Pan Shrimp and Greens

Sheet Pan Sausage Supper

Ree Drummond tosses together the components of a hearty and wholesome meal (think: sweet potatoes, veggies and sausage) on one sheet pan and lets the oven do the heavy lifting.

Get the Recipe: Sheetpan Sausage Supper

Sheet Pan Party Fajitas

Serve fajitas three ways — beef, chicken and shrimp — to a crowd in less than 40 minutes. The recipe and cleanup are so easy, that the hardest part will be picking your favorite toppings.

Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Party Fajitas

Pumpkin Pie in a Sheet Pan

A holiday host’s dream come true: Make double the pie with half the effort using a sheet pan in place of a standard pie dish.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Pie in a Sheet Pan

Grilled Sheet Pan Paella

A sheet pan is a handy stand-in for the traditional wide, low pan used to make paella in this easy version for the grill.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Sheet Pan Paella

Peach Streusel Slab Pie

This slab pie is packed with the perfect ratio of filling to topping in every peachy bite. Bonus: no dough-rolling needed, all you have to do is press in the dough for an easy summer treat.

Get the Recipe: Peach Streusel Slab Pie

Chili-dusted baked sweet potato fries up the fun factor on this weeknight barbecue.

Get the Recipe: Barbecue Chicken and Brussels Sprout Sheet Pan Dinner

Chocolate-Nut Slab Pie

Don’t get sucked into the holiday baking frenzy! This sheet pan pie can serve up to 20 guests.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Nut Slab Pie

Crispy Tofu Sheet Pan Dinner

This Japanese-inspired vegetarian dinner is simple enough for any weeknight. Make foil boat for the spinach and keep dirty dishes to a minimum.

Get the Recipe: Crispy Tofu and Delicata Squash Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet-Pan Glazed Meat Loaf

Meatloaf gets a sheet pan makeover, cutting down on cook time and making it a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

Get the Recipe: Sheet-Pan Glazed Meat Loaf

Teriyaki-Glazed Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Feeling uninspired at dinnertime? Store-bought teriyaki glaze gives chicken drumsticks a fresh taste, without a lot of fuss.

Get the Recipe: Glazed Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner

Chocolate-Cherry Lattice Slab Pie

Store-bought pie crusts and using a baking sheet instead of a pie plate makes for a simple way to share this summery pie with a crowd.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Cherry Lattice Slab Pie

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Line a sheet tray with foil to make cleanup a breeze for this quick and healthy weeknight meal.

Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

North African Chicken and Chickpeas Sheet Pan Dinner

Your taste buds can travel the world, even on a weeknight, with this sheet pan dinner. Spice blends like berbere (a chile pepper-based blend) and za’atar (an herb-based blend) do the heavy lifting on flavor.

Get the Recipe: North African Chicken and Chickpeas Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet-Pan Bacon Egg Sandwiches

Take the guesswork out of making eggs for a crowd. Using the rendered fat from bacon fried right in the sheet pan is a pro move that will help to avoid eggs sticking to the pan and elevate the flavor factor.

Get the Recipe: Sheet-Pan Bacon Egg Sandwiches for a Crowd

Glazed Salmon and Bok Choy Sheet Pan Dinner

This healthy dinner delivers a double dose of veggies and tons of flavor thanks to some fresh ginger and a little bit of hoisin sauce.

Get the Recipe: Glazed Salmon and Bok Choy Sheet Pan Dinner

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut Sheet Pan Dinner

The classic flavors of a German meal all cook together on the same sheet pan, making for a delicious dinner and minimal amount of cleanup.

Get the Recipe: Kielbasa and Sauerkraut Sheet Pan Dinner

Nectarine-Raspberry Slab Pie

Ripe summer produce is the star of the show in this oversized hand — pie swap in peaches and blackberries, or other in-season fruit that you have on hand. Start on a preheated baking sheet or pizza stone to make the bottom crust extra-crisp and flaky.

Get the Recipe: Nectarine-Raspberry Slab Pie

Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Sheet Pan Dinner

Sweet Italian sausage and spicy broccoli rabe come together in this simple meal that's prepared on just one sheet pan. Although the name would suggest otherwise, broccoli rabe is closely related to the turnip, and has a slightly bitter flavor similar to turnip greens.

Get the Recipe: Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet Pan Taco Bake

A new take on the classic taco bake. Store-bought shredded potatoes are the crispy, crunchy base you've been craving for all your favorite taco fixings — melty cheese, spiced ground beef and piles of cool lettuce, avocado and sour cream.

Get the Recipe: Sheet Pan Taco Bake

Sausage and Peppers Sheet Pan Dinner

The classic combination of sausage and peppers come together sans pans in this sheet pan meal. The recipe calls for sweet Italian sausage, but feel free to sub in whatever variation you’re in the mood for.

Get the Recipe: Sausage and Peppers Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet-Pan Apple Crumble

If the ratio of filling to crumb topping on a classic apple crumbles always seems out of whack, this sheet pan version is for you. Each bite of apple filling has some of the crumb topping, which is the perfect proportion, if you ask us.

Get the Recipe: Crumble Lovers' Sheet-Pan Apple Crumble

Pork Chops and Apple Sheet Pan Dinner

Pork chops, apples and parsnips roast together to make an easy, satisfying meal in less than an hour. If you don’t have any herbes de Provence on hand, make your own version with thyme, oregano, marjoram, rosemary and savory.

Get the Recipe: Pork Chops and Apple Sheet Pan Dinner

All-Crust Sheet-Pan Scalloped Potatoes

This super-sized version of the classic side dish maximizes the crunchy, browned bits without sacrificing the creaminess of the potatoes underneath.

Get the Recipe: All-Crust Sheet-Pan Scalloped Potatoes

Salmon and Zucchini Sheet Pan Dinner

Panko-stuffed tomatoes are the perfect light side for this simple salmon and zucchini dinner that’s ready to eat in just 45 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Salmon and Zucchini Sheet Pan Dinner