4 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners For Busy Weeknights | RMHP Blog

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4 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners For Busy Weeknights

Sheet Pan Suppers the Whole Family Will Devour

 

If you thought the crock pot was your one and only tool for easy dinners, think again! Don’t underestimate the flavor potential of sheet pan dinners, assembled and cooked on one big baking pan.

 

They’re super easy to prepare, big enough to feed the whole family, and easy on cleanup. Here are four of our favorite recipes. Add them to your weekly dinner rotation, and congratulate yourself for serving healthy, tasty meals with minimal fuss.

 

1. Smoky Sheet Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

 

This recipe from TasteFood is bound to win a regular spot at your dinner table.

 

Ingredients:

  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 4 large chicken breasts with skin, de-boned (6 to 8 oz. each)
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro sprigs, divided

 

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 450° Fahrenheit. Mix the oil, garlic, paprikas, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. In another bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of the oil and seasoning mixture with the Greek yogurt. Set this sauce aside for later.

 

Place the chicken skin-side up on your baking sheet and rub it with 2 tablespoons oil mixture. In another bowl, toss the remaining oil mixture with the tomatoes, chickpeas, and half of the cilantro. Pour this mixture over and around the chicken, turning the chicken to coat it with extra oil. Turn the chicken skin side up and sprinkle with salt.

 

Roast until the chicken is fully cooked, approximately 20 to 30 minutes. Garnish with the remaining cilantro and serve with the yogurt sauce.

 

2. Melissa Clark's Sheet Pan Roasted Broccoli with Shrimp

 

This broccoli and shrimp sheet pan dinner is delicious and incredibly easy to make. Click on the link above to see how it’s made.

 

3. Sheet Pan Baked Asparagus Fries

 

These “fries” make for a mouthwatering side dish. You can even pair them with another sheet pan recipe for a full meal that’s a breeze to prepare.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten

 

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 425° Fahrenheit. Lightly coat a baking sheet with oil. Mix the Panko, parmesan, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl. Now for the messy part!

 

Dredge each asparagus piece in flour, then dip into the beaten eggs, and finally coat with the Panko mixture. Place the asparagus in a single layer on the baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the fries are golden brown and crispy.

 

4. One Pan Lemon Herb Salmon and Zucchini

 

This recipe is phenomenally tasty as is, but feel free to switch out the veggies. Use your favorites -- just be sure to adjust the baking time as needed.

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