These Kitchen Tools from Target Make Meal Prep So Much Easier

Be ready for the week ahead with the right equipment.

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March 01, 2021
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Meal prep can make daily life feel so much easier, but only if you have the right tools. Roasting lots of veggies and cooking pounds of protein all at once are key for tackling a week's worth of lunches in no time. Adding some sheet pans, small appliances and streamlined storage to your toolkit makes all the difference. Here are affordable tools and appliances for meal prepping made easy.

$13.00

Sheet pans are essential when it comes to roasting veggies and proteins. This set of three comes in various sizes so you can mix and match depending on what you need to use them for. We recommend a larger size for produce and one of the smaller pans for proteins.

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$8.00

If you find you're never using enough oil on your aluminum foil-lined pans, opt for a silicone baking mat. They're designed to be nonstick, so all you need is a quick spritz of cooking spray to ensure easy removal.

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$8.00

Like we said before, sheet pans are essential. Stock up on another one or two jumbo sizes to make prepping for a family that much easier. You won't have to wait for anything to cool before starting on another batch.

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$99.99

A pressure cooker makes it easy to batch cook shredded proteins, grains and beans in a mere hour or two. No matter what part of prep you use it for, we know you'll use this appliance for something every time.

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$49.99

If you prefer to start prep in the morning and finish up later on, a slow cooker is a better solution for you. You can start proteins in the morning and when you're ready to cook through the rest of the ingredients later in the afternoon or evening, that part of prep is all set.

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$5.00

Prep breakfast in a muffin tin. Whether you like protein-packed egg cups or more traditional muffins, this tin is going to come in handy for a week's worth of food in a flash.

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$8.00

Silicone baking cups are one of the most versatile kitchen tools. Use them to hold prepped ingredients while you cook, store snacks for kids' lunches or make those egg cups and muffins without a muffin tin.

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$99.99

No meal prep bowl is complete without a sauce. Whip up an easy pesto, dressing or hummus in a food processor for a finishing touch you'll be glad you took time on.

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$30.00

The final step of any meal prep is storage, and we swear by matching containers for keeping our fridge totally organized. This 40-piece set comes with 20 containers in five different sizes so you can store everything just how you want it.

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