How To Turn Anything Into A Meal With Just Four Steps & Your Trusty Sheet Pan

This simple dinner really starts with what you choose to cook, and that starts with two key components: a protein and a vegetable (or two, or three…it’s up to you!). Once you know what you’re going to be cooking, you’ll want to consider the cook times they require, and maybe consider how that’s going to affect how you break them down.

For example, if you’re planning a sheet pan with, say, chickpeas and sweet potatoes, you’ll want to either cut the sweet potatoes into small enough pieces that they’ll cook at the same time as the chickpeas, or you’ll want to give the sweet potatoes a head start before you toss the chickpeas on too. You’ll also want to settle on flavors to toss your components with