Giada De Laurentiis attends a movie premiere.
The Cooking Shortcut Giada De Laurentiis Can Always Support

To make dinner less labor-intensive on a busy weeknight, Giada De Laurentiis likes to save prep time by using sheet pan recipes, like her sheet pan lasagna.

Taking just 10 minutes of prep time, the sheet pan method doesn't involve any time-consuming layering and can be made ahead of time and kept refrigerated until ready to cook.

The key to keeping a sheet pan dinner simple is to use ingredients that cook at the same temperature and take the same amount of time.

Besides lasagna, De Laurentiis has sheet pan recipes for parmesan shrimp and veggies, sausage and peppers, and roasted bread with chicken.

Whether you use meat, fish, potatoes, or vegetables, sheet pan dinners offer an endless number of options for busy nights.