Food & Drink 4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean-up

09:37  14 february  2018
09:37  14 february  2018 Source:   Food Network

Vegetables Star in This Healthy, Comforting Cacciatore

  Vegetables Star in This Healthy, Comforting Cacciatore This Italian classic is typically made using chicken or rabbit, but our rustic take serves up vegetables as the main event.Known as a “hunter” style meal, this Italian classic is typically made using chicken or rabbit, but our rustic take serves up vegetables as the star.  A mix of veggies and wine simmer together to create layers of flavour that become a perfect pair with pasta.  We’ve intentionally used an array of vegetables to offer lots of textures and tastes with each bite, but if you’re not particularly fond of one veggie, omit and replace with what you love.

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

When we’re in a rush and looking for shortcuts in getting dinner on the table, sheet pans are a life saver. They let you roast your main and sides together (like in this Glazed Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner) saving you time and clean-up.  What if we told you that economy-sized sheet pans can also be used to bake up some of your favourite comfort foods, and in some cases even give them a slightly healthier twist? Think classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in a short enough time to get dinner done on a weeknight.

Don’t Be Afraid Of Your Cast Iron Skillet: Here Are 4 Easy Ways To Start Using It Every Day

  Don’t Be Afraid Of Your Cast Iron Skillet: Here Are 4 Easy Ways To Start Using It Every Day It will do all the heavy lifting in the kitchen if you let it.The secret — and once you’ve nailed it, you’ll want to give away your other frying pans (not joking) — is in the seasoning. What’s seasoning? It’s fat polymerization: oil, paired with high heat, transforms the surface of the pan, leaving a thin, non-stick film that’s chemically bonded to the iron surface.

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

a pizza sitting on a table © Food Network Canada

This eggplant parmesan is baked, saving you the mess and stress of frying. 

Okay, so you may have to do a couple of extra dishes during prep, but considering how hearty and wholesome these recipes are, we’d say it’s worth the extra effort. Check them out:

No-Fry Sheet Pan Eggplant Parmesan

Trade in your fryer for a sheet pan and whip up this easy comfort food with a healthier twist. Crispy eggplant is topped with a quick, homemade marinara sauce and then smothered in mozzarella and Parmesan until it bakes up into a bubbly pan of yum.

All-Crust Sheet Pan Lasagna

If you’re a fan of those crispy lasagna edges then this recipe is most definitely for you. Pre-cooked noodles are assembled on a sheet with delicious ricotta, sausage and a homemade sauce. It all culminates in not just the perfect lasagna flavour, but it also allows the edges to cook evenly, giving you crispy perfection with every bite.

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

  Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

a plate of food with a slice of pizza: 4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean-up © Food Network Canada 4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean-up Extra-Crunchy Sheet Pan Mac and Cheese

Want to take your regular old bowl of macaroni and cheese to the next level? Spoon it out into a pan sheet and cover it with deliciousness like panko and butter. In the oven, the top will crisp up and the noodles will bond together in all of their cheesy glory, creating little squares of mac ‘n’ cheese heaven that will have you coming back for more.

Sheet Pan Glazed Meatloaf

What’s not to love about savoury, caramelized meatloaf the way your mom or grandma used to make? What we enjoy most about this sheet pan version of the comfort food staple is that thanks to its wider surface area, you’re guaranteed that each bite comes with that glazed goodness from the top that we all know and love.

 

Looking for more easy dinners? Try these Hearty Sheet Pan Dinners That Make Clean-up A Breeze.

Slow Cooker Thai Red Curry Soup That’s Easier (and Better) Than Take-Out

  Slow Cooker Thai Red Curry Soup That’s Easier (and Better) Than Take-Out Thai curry is all about layering flavours like coconut milk, red curry paste and chicken, slow cooked to create a satisfying and comforting meal.Thai curry is all about layering flavours, and slow-cooking the ingredients allows everything to fully meld, creating a rich, complex dish without standing at the stove for hours. Chicken, vegetables, brown rice and roasted peanuts make this bowl a complete meal, while prepared red Thai curry paste keeps things simple. With this spicy, coconut milk and chicken soup, you’ll skip the take-out once and for all.

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

4 Comforting Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes for Easier Cooking and Clean - up . Let your sheet pan help you create classics like lasagna or meatloaf, all baked up to perfection in enough time for weeknight dinner .

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