13 Sheet Pan Recipes for When You’re Sick of Mushy Slow Cooker Meals

The struggle to put healthy, flavorful meals on the table even on busy weeknights is one we all face. Luckily, there’s a truly easy solution for those of us who want something simple: sheet pan recipes.

Instead of relying on pressure-cooking or slow cookers, just add your favorite protein, some veggies and seasoning to a rimmed sheet pan and bake away. It’ll be a nice switch from the mushy (although still delicious) recipes you’ve been making in your slow cooker. These recipes balance the ingredients for you, so everyone’s plate is filled with an assortment of tasty food. At the end of cooking, all you’re left with is a single sheet pan to clean up, so you can spend your evening doing things you actually enjoy instead of up to your elbows in soapy water.

Take a look at these 13 sheet pan recipes, and get ready to revolutionize your weekly menu.

A version of this article was originally published October 2018.