A sheet pan meal is a quick and easy way for time-crunched home cooks to get a healthy dish on the table in little time, and can easily be customized to whichever seasonal ingredients you have on hand. These 25 delicious one-pan meals feature the brightest and freshest spring ingredients, and are a welcome reprieve from the many roasted root vegetables of winter. Better yet, we’ve rounded up recipes for every meal (dessert included!).
Slab Quiche with Spinach, Goat Cheese, and Caramelized Onions
The earthiness of fresh herbs and spinach complement the sweet onions and tangy goat cheese in this slab quiche, that’s perfect for a meal any time of day. Are you hosting Easter brunch this year? Here are some excellent egg recipes to inspire your menu.
Spring Asparagus Tart
While cheesy dishes are always a brunch hit, this version features the addition of pencil-thin, fresh asparagus spears for added fibre and nutrients, with a crunchy spring flavour.
Glazed Salmon and Bok Choy Sheet Pan Dinner
There’s a lot to love about this sheet pan salmon dinner, including the tasty baby bok choy and thin, fresh asparagus. Serve with a side of rice for a complete meal.
Sunny-Side Up Pizza
You can’t go wrong with pizza any time of day, and this breakfast pizza is a perfect example. Store-bought dough keeps prep time to a minimum, while baby spinach amps up the good-for-you factor.
Sheet Pan Caprese Chicken
Spring is a time for greens, and fresh arugula and basil are plentiful, making it easy to toss together this Italian-inspired sheet pan dinner – even on a busy weeknight.
Salmon and Zucchini Sheet Pan Dinner
If you have some early-fruiting zucchini, enjoy this bright and colourful sheet pan meal on a busy weeknight. Ready in under an hour, pair with a side of couscous for a filling dish.
Sheet Pan Bacon Egg Sandwiches for a Crowd
Take your brunch game to the next level with this sheet pan egg dish that takes the hassle out of cooking for a crowd. Bright spring scallions feature in this ingenious dish.
Glazed Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner
This sheet pan dinner bridges the gap between winter, spring, and summer, and comes together in under an hour. You can easily swap out the drumsticks for another cut of chicken if you don’t have any on hand.
No-Fry Sheet-Pan Eggplant Parmesan
While the star of this dish — the eggplant — might not be ready until later in the summer season, you can probably eke out a spring garlic and basil harvest to add a real flavour kick to this recipe. Add more of the popular purple vegetable to your weekly rotation with these easy eggplant recipes.
Healthy Sheet Pan Shrimp and Greens
Sweet and spicy curry shrimp, kale and orange bell pepper come together in this healthy sheet pan supper that’s on the table in an hour. It’s high in protein, rich in vitamins, and packed with flavour.
North African Chicken and Chickpeas Sheet Pan Dinner
Creamy chickpeas, sweet carrots, and chicken thighs seasoned with za’atar, berbere, cinnamon and cumin are cooked on a sheet pan until golden. When serving, be sure to drizzle the pan juices over all of it for maximum flavour.
Grilled Sheet Pan Paella
Featuring fresh garlic, peas, and green onions, this recipe for paella replaces the traditional low pan with a sheet pan, and is ready in about an hour.
Sheet Pan Sausage Supper
Parsnips are the sweeter, earthier cousin of the carrot, and one of spring’s most frequently overlooked vegetables. Pair them with other vegetables, herbs, and the sausage of your choice for a simple yet filling meal that’s ready in just an hour.
Sheet Pan Glazed Meatloaf
Taking the meat out of the loaf pan dramatically shortens the cooking time of this classic family dish, and makes for a stunning presentation when feeding a crowd. Fresh garlic, parsley and onion make this mouth-watering meatloaf a welcome comfort on cool spring nights.
Mustard-Maple Roasted Salmon
Wild salmon season begins in June and is the perfect excuse to whip up this ultra Canuck dish with a finger-licking good mustard-maple glaze. Serve with a side of Swiss chard for an even more seasonal meal.
Roast Chicken from Pine View Farms
Several spring vegetables feature in this sheet pan supper, including parsnips, carrots, scallions, and herbs. Breaking down the chicken before cooking has this family-favourite on the table in less time.
Giant Raspberry Slab Pie
Reminiscent of childhood Pop Tarts, this pretty pink slab pie can be made with the first raspberries of the season for a sweet and refreshing break from winter.
Nectarine-Raspberry Slab Pie
Another tasty treat featuring fresh raspberries, this oversized hand pie boasts a crisp and flaky exterior, filled with juicy cooked fruit on the inside.
Triple-Flavour Sheet Pan Cheesecake
Throw together a cheesecake fit to feed a crowd with this tasty dessert recipe. Use early-bearing fruits such as raspberries and strawberries to enjoy early spring harvests.