5 Healthy Sheet-Pan Dinner Ideas

One-pot meals have always been the dinnertime go-to for busy families who need a meal on the table fast. But one-pot meals aren’t always talked about in the same sentence as other words like “light meals” or “healthy dinner options”. One-pot meals, and especially sheet pan dinners, can be healthy, quick, and savory. Here are five recipes—all of which can be made on a half sheet pan—that prove that’s true.

1. Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Tabbouleh

For a long time, cauliflower was one of the most underrated vegetables in the kitchen. But recently, this gluten-free, low-carb ingredient has become the healthy substitute for everything from potatoes to pizza dough. In this recipe, cauliflower is the star of a Mediterranean feast complemented by chickpeas and a tabbouleh salad topping. Roasting cauliflower is as easy as chopping, seasoning, and setting the timer.

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Tabbouleh

2. Spinach and Feta Chicken

Many families get stuck in the chicken-and-a-starch recipe rut, and this recipe will pull you right out of it. Healthy chicken breasts are topped with spinach and tomatoes, and accompanied by thinly sliced, roasted potatoes on the side.

Spinach and Feta Chicken

3. Roasted Pork and Apples

The combination of pork, apples, and sweet potatoes is savory and satisfying, yet healthy at the same time. In this recipe, you can prep all three ingredients at once, throw them on a sheet pan, and they’ll all be ready at the same time.

Roasted Pork and Apples

4. Roasted Vegetable Toasts With White Bean Hummus

The best part about this recipe is that it can be a main dish or a healthy party appetizer, depending on the size of your toast. Quickly prep veggies in a bowl, then roast them on a sheet pan for about 20 minutes. Then warm up sliced bread and top it with an easy, homemade white bean hummus and your cooked veggies. Filling enough for a meal, but easy enough for a fun party app.

Roasted Vegetable Toasts With White Bean Hummus

5. Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms have long been party favorites, but they make a great addition to the family dinner weekly lineup, especially when you want to get more veggies in your diet. In this recipe, the mushrooms are stuffed with healthy quinoa, artichokes, tomatoes, and zucchini. Totally filling. Totally guilt-free.

Want to know the secret to a perfect, easy sheet pan dinner? This infographic shows you how to make the perfect one-pan meal on stoneware, but the recipes can be used for sheet pans, too. (Bake times may vary a little.)

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7 Responses to 5 Healthy Sheet-Pan Dinner Ideas

  1. Jenny Tabrum January 16, 2018 at 4:28 pm #

    What app or service are you using to send out your e-book? I can’t seem to find the right combination of words when I search for it. BTW, I pulled this up from your linktree in Sassy Suite.

  2. a mcmillan January 21, 2018 at 8:06 pm #

    I always use my personal email service to send out e-recipe books.

    • Rhonda Walton March 4, 2020 at 10:30 am #

      I love the sheets pans for just about anything. I love to roast vegetables and sometimes I put pieces of meat on there to cook as well. Sometimes I have put several different pieces of meat so I could cook all at same time. I will try some of the recipes you have shared as well. Ty

  3. Mira Moehrke February 27, 2018 at 8:54 pm #

    The Chicken Feta is delicious! The roasted pork and apples… yummy! Special thanks to our PC consultant, Dawn Ferreria Wooten for hosting cooking classes… I learn so much through this format of product exploration! And it’s FUN TOO!

  4. Judy Markgraf June 5, 2018 at 12:43 am #

    I’m always looking for more gluten free recipes. Hoping to find some gf cakes to make in my silicone cake pan-the fancy one I just ordered that is on clearance.

  5. Kristi September 20, 2018 at 11:18 am #

    Thank you the one pot cooking will help me.

  6. Carol November 14, 2019 at 10:14 am #

    Love these ideas

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