The struggle to put healthy, flavorful meals on the table even on busy weeknights is one we all face. There are a lot of doodads and devices that purport to make it an easier task, but who really has all the counter space for all of these extra appliances, let alone the money to keep buying them?
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. 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 12 sheet pan recipes, and get ready to revolutionize your weekly menu.