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15 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners for Spring

Here's to fresh spring flavors, hands-off cooking, and clean-up that's a breeze.

<p>Simply Recipes / Sally Vargas</p>

Simply Recipes / Sally Vargas

One of the best parts about cooking a sheet pan dinner—where all of the ingredients are cooked together on one baking sheet in the oven—makes cleanup a breeze. Beyond the ease, sheet pan dinners are also versatile.

You can cook an entire meatloaf, potato, and vegetable dinner one night and bake up some cauliflower nachos the next. Check out all the inspiration below for making your time in the kitchen a little easier. These are recipes inspired by spring because I'm so ready to move past winter soups and stews!

Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Potatoes, Tomatoes, and Capers

Alison Bickel
Alison Bickel

Potatoes line the bottom of this sheet pan dinner, soaking up all the flavor from the chicken juices. Twenty minutes to prep and 40 minutes in the oven gets you an entire meal.

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Sheet Pan Salmon and Asparagus

Simply Recipes / Nick Evans
Simply Recipes / Nick Evans

Drizzle with garlic butter after cooking and serve the asparagus and shrimp on top of rice or pasta—or just by themselves.

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Sheet Pan Chicken and Fajitas

Sally Vargas
Sally Vargas

Scoop the cooked ingredients right off the sheet pan and right into your warm tortilla.

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Sheet Pan Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

One pan. Three ingredients. So many ways to serve including on a roll, over polenta, or on top of cauliflower rice.

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Sheet Pan English Breakfast

Nick Evans
Nick Evans

This traditional English breakfast is a hearty meal for at any time of day, so why not try it for brinner?

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Sheet-Pan Harissa Chicken with Carrots and Cauliflower

Sheryl Julian
Sheryl Julian

Spicy harissa makes the chicken and the veggies come alive in this easy meal.

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Sheet Pan Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

Start the veggies in the oven then add the chicken until all is cooked and tasty—then dig right in.

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Sheet Pan Caesar Chicken Salad

<p>Simply Recipes / Sara Haas, RDN</p>

Simply Recipes / Sara Haas, RDN

Everything that needs to be cooked to make a chicken Caesar salad goes together on the sheet pan. Toss with romaine lettuce, Parm, and dressing and you're golden.

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Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves with Broccoli and Potatoes

Sharon Lehman
Sharon Lehman

Comfort food at its finest. The mini meatloaves bake faster than one big one.

Get Recipe: Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves with Crispy Broccoli and Mustard Glazed Potatoes

Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Zucchini, Tomatoes, and Bell Peppers

<p>Simply Recipes / Ciara Kehoe</p>

Simply Recipes / Ciara Kehoe

No-boil gnocchi? Yes! Regular packaged gnocchi doesn't get gluey when you bake it on a sheet pan.

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Sheet Pan Miso Salmon and Broccoli

Sally Vargas
Sally Vargas

The broccoli takes longer than the salmon to cook, so you'll add the fish after the veggies roast for 15 minutes, keeping everything perfectly done.

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Honey Mustard Sheet Pan Pork Chops

Aaron Hutcherson
Aaron Hutcherson

Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes surround pork chops brushed with honey mustard with for a dish that will disappear so quickly.

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Sheet Pan Harissa Salmon

Sabrina Modelle
Sabrina Modelle

Looks fancy, but it's so simple to pull off. Roast green beans, bell peppers, and cherry tomatoes with the harissa-brushed salmon.

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Smashed Potato and Chorizo Sheet Pan Salad

<p>Kristin Teig / Salad Seasons: Vegetable-Forward Dishes All Year by Sheela Prakash</p>

Kristin Teig / Salad Seasons: Vegetable-Forward Dishes All Year by Sheela Prakash

Think of it as an unconventional salad, a really yummy salad of warm potatoes and chorizo. You'll sprinkle it with greens, cheese, and a vinaigrette before serving right from the pan.

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Sheet Pan Cauliflower Nachos

<p>Simply Recipes / Alison Bickel</p>

Simply Recipes / Alison Bickel

Crisp-tender, spiced cauliflower takes the place of tortilla chips in this sheet pan dish that turns snacky nachos into a veggie-full meal.

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