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When times get busy, routine can take a backseat and meal planning can go out the window. So to help, we’ve pulled together 10 delicious yet simple oven-baked dinners to see you through the hectic days.

They’re quick and easy to put together, and best of all, there’s hardly any washing up at the end of it – winner!

Packed with flavour and spice, this super-easy traybake also contains three of your 5-a-day. Simply whack it all together then leave the oven to do the hard work.

Tuna pasta bake will always be a firm family favourite. Flaky tuna, penne pasta, basil and a simple tomato sauce topped with a layer of melted cheese – Kerryann Dunlop shows how you can easily feed a family of six by throwing these humble ingredients together.

CREAMY FISH PIE

What could be better than a bubbling, hearty fish pie for a midweek dinner? Here, Donal Skehan brings together tasty chunks of smoked fish and creamy sauce, topped with crisp, cheesy potatoes and crunchy breadcrumbs. Delicious!

HEALTHY TRAY-BAKED CHICKEN THIGHS

In this video, Kerryann shows you how to make Jamie’s traybaked chicken from Save with Jamie. At just under £2 per person, it’s a bargain meal for four with the added bonus of being good for you, too.

Ditch the readymade sort and make your own barbecued baked beans instead. DJ BBQ is here to show you how. Served up with Vitamin C-rich sweet potatoes, cheesy croutons and a drizzle of yoghurt, this is a great meat-free meal for the whole family.

BAKED CHEESE & HAM PASTA

Oozing with four different cheeses, this pasta bake from Gennaro Contaldo is pretty indulgent, but makes a delicious family treat every now and again.

OVEN-BAKED SAUSAGE RAGU

A real one-tray-wonder, Jamie’s flavour-packed sausage traybake is hard to beat. Simply bake in the oven for one hour, then serve up with some crusty wholemeal bread and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

ULTIMATE MAC ‘N’ CHEESE

Kerryann shows you how to make another simple classic and the perfect comfort food – mac ‘n’ cheese.

SPICY MEAT GUMBO

With spicy chicken, chorizo and bacon slowly cooked with peppers, celery and chunks of sweet potato, this one-pot dish from DJ BBQ is not to be messed with!

PROSCUITTO CHICKEN IN MUSHROOM SAUCE

For this succulent bake, Donal stuffs chicken breasts with a spinach and cheesy breadcrumb filling, wraps them in mouth-watering prosciutto and serves with a rich mushroom sauce.

For more quick and easy one-pan ideas, check out these recipes.


Oven-Baked Dinners The Whole Family Will Love

Most people don't enjoy spending a busy weeknight huddled over the stovetop making dinner for hours. Trying to decide what to make, dealing with so many pots and pans, and cleaning up the mess that comes afterwards can be overwhelming. On those nights when you're too tired to really cook, your trusty old oven is all you need to get a delicious, hot meal on the table. And Mashed has all the recipes you need to satisfy any appetite.

From low-key sheet pan dinners that you can assemble in ten minutes or less, to comforting casseroles and simple yet hearty pasta bakes that can be made ahead and go straight from your freezer to the oven, we've rounded up our best oven-baked dinners the whole family will love. Just preheat, pour a glass of wine, and enjoy the glorious aromas that fill up the house as your dinner roasts to perfection.


Here are few basic things to keep in mind while using an oven.

1. Most ovens come with different metal racks. Use the one according to the dish you are cooking and remove the others. Make sure your oven is clean and does not sneakily hide any burnt leftovers from its last use.2. Temperature is important – both while pre-heating and while cooking. Usually, the oven is pre-heated to its maximum temperature. Also, make sure you don't oven the oven frequently with the dish inside as it causes the heat to escape and that will increase the cooking time.3. Keep in mind that hot air or heat rises up. Therefore, if you want to cook something slowly, play it in the bottom tray. On the other hand, if you're looking for a crisp surface then place your dish on the top tray. In most baking and roasting recipes, it is best to use the middle rack as the heat remains consistent there.


Our Best Baked Chicken Recipes

Weeknight cooking just got a whole lot easier. Take a family favorite protein and pop it in the oven for a low-maintenance meal that everyone will love.

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No-Peek Tomato Chicken

This pantry basics dump dinner magically comes together in the oven. The steam trapped inside the baking dish does the cooking &mdash don't lift the foil too soon or it will escape!

Deviled Chicken Thighs

Lemon Chicken Breasts

Ina's quick-fix baked chicken takes just 15 minutes' prep and will become an instant family favorite thanks to crispy golden-brown skin and a white wine lemon sauce.

Chicken Parmesan

Oven-Fried Chicken

Sweet and Spicy Apricot BBQ Chicken Thighs

Save the space on your grill for hamburgers and hot dogs &mdash without giving up BBQ chicken. Valerie cooks hers in the oven, while basting it with a sweet-and-spicy, homemade apricot BBQ sauce.

Baked Lemon Chicken

Hasselback Chicken Cordon Bleu

A fun play on hasselback potatoes, Ree stuffs thinly-sliced chicken breasts with Canadian bacon, Swiss cheese and a crunchy breadcrumb topping. Bonus? These chicken breasts can easily be made in advanced and frozen until you&rsquore ready to eat.

Cuban Baked Chicken with Sweet Peppers and Yellow Rice

This Cuban-inspired recipe is a great way to introduce unfamiliar flavors to wary eaters. A small amount of turmeric and cumin (less than one teaspoon of each) adds beautiful color to the rice without overpowering the other ingredients, like mild peas and sweet bell peppers.

Low Country Spatchcocked Chicken

A buttery lemon sauce serves two purposes in Kardea&rsquos recipe &mdash it infuses the meat with beautiful flavor while helping the skin get extra crispy.

Chicken Teriyaki Dump Dinner

Toss everything you love about chicken teriyaki (including the rice) into a baking dish for a quick and delicious dinner without any extra pots or pans to wash.

Oven BBQ Chicken

You don&rsquot need a grill to make great barbecue chicken. Trisha whips up a homemade BBQ sauce to coat the chicken, then bakes the dish until the sauce has thickened and the meat is tender.

Baked Orange Chicken and Brown Rice

Baked Chicken Dinner

A classic baked chicken is always a good idea. Serve this with your favorite sides for a cozy and comforting meal.

Homemade Frozen Chicken Fingers

Caramel Chicken

Katie&rsquos recipe puts a sweet-and-salty spin on your typical weeknight dinner. Serve the chicken with white rice &mdash it&rsquos key for soaking up the delicious caramel sauce.

Chicken and Rice Paprikash Casserole

Glazed Chicken and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner

Teriyaki chicken, crispy broccoli and creamy fingerling potatoes come together in this simple, satisfying sheet-pan dinner.

Chicken Bake

Inspired by Costco&rsquos famous chicken bake, we came up with a hand-held version that&rsquos easy to make at home. The cheesy bacon-filled pockets taste great hot from the oven, but can also be made in advance and reheated wrapped in foil in a 400 degrees F-oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

Crispy Parmesan Roast Chicken

Here's a recipe for roasted chicken with a twist &mdash a crispy crust made by patting the bird with a generous amount of grated Parmesan.

Orange Chicken Fingers

Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs

Ellie proves that white meat isn't the only good-for-you part of the chicken. She uses bone-in chicken thighs with the skin removed and brushes the meat with a tangy low-fat glaze before baking.

Crispy Baked Fried Chicken

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Dijon Chicken Wings

Chicken Baked in Cornflake Crumbs

Trisha's easy weeknight baked chicken recipe is equal parts juicy, crisp and spicy. Dip assorted chicken pieces into a mixture of buttermilk and hot sauce, then roll the chicken in crushed cornflakes before baking until golden brown.

Oven Fried Coconut Chicken with Mango Dipping Sauce

Cooking with kids? They&rsquoll love Jeff&rsquos oven-fried chicken tenders, which he coats with a mixture of coconut flour, whole wheat panko crumbs and shredded unsweetened coconut.

Baked Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dip

Oven-Fried Chicken

Baked Chicken Breasts with Parmesan Crust

Sweet Orange Chicken Drumsticks

To cut down the time for Valerie&rsquos baked drumsticks, prep and marinate the meat one day before cooking. The next day, you&rsquoll have the main course ready to eat in just 25 minutes.


30 Easy One-Tray Oven Dinners

Stop using a million pots to cook your dinner, like a fool. Just let those meats and veggies cuddle up together in the oven.

Braising a pork shoulder the size of Rhode Island is an awesome activity for a lazy Sunday. But sometimes you need dinner on a more immediate basis. You need a sheet-pan dinner!

Also called "jelly roll pans" and "rimmed baking sheets" — sheet pans are invaluable in the kitchen. A great feature in Bon Appétit showed us their ultimate use: roasting veggies and a fast-cooking protein on one pan.

The most simple formula is sheet pan + protein + vegetable(s) + salt + oil = dinner. You can also use a casserole dish in place of a sheet pan — the only difference there is the height of the pan's sides, which doesn't matter too much.

The key to using the formula correctly is understanding your ingredients' cooking rates. For example, potatoes take longer than chicken, which takes longer than eggs. That's where these recipes are super helpful. Once you get the hang of it, you can go nuts inventing your own tray-riffic (SORRY) meals.


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Oven-baked dishes recipes

The oven can be a lazy cook’s best friend, as most foods can be left to their own devices when ensconced in its consistent blanket of heat. The possibilities are endless and appetising: a piping hot pie with crisp crust hiding a bubbling beef and ale filling, a virtuous vegetarian moussaka, a creamy fish pie topped with buttery mash. A classic toad-in-the-hole is ludicrously easy once the oven takes over, while a lasagne would not be the same without its sojourn on the oven rack for its molten, golden-brown topping. The only trick is to make sure you know your oven – fan assisted ones should be set 20C/70F lower than what the recipe suggests, while a digital thermometer could help you really gauge what temperature your oven is working at.

This hearty veggie bake can be prepared in advance and topped with cheese and breadcrumbs just before cooking.

Based on six servings, each portion provides 361 kcal, 17g protein, 36g carbohydrate (of which 10g sugars), 15g fat (of which 6g saturates), 7g fibre and 0.7g salt.


Large Family Oven Dinners

I hope you enjoy this massive collection of now updated to over 100+ Large Family Oven Dinners! Several of our family’s favorites are on this list.

Parmesan and garlic combine to make these turkey burgers even more delicious than you might expect!

This hearty hamburger patties recipes will help you whip up some thick and hearty burgers for those times when nothing but a burger will do.

Speaking of pizza, how about making several batches of homemade freezer-friendly pizza dough. Thaw the dough overnight, and you’ve got the prep work done for tasty homemade pizza for dinner.

There’s tons of room to customize and adapt this recipe for Chicken Alfredo Broccoli Casserole. It’s super cheesy and creamy, and it pairs well with any side dish you choose to serve alongside it.

My version of Chicken Tater Tot Casserole is a tasty twist on an old favorite. My whole family gobbles up all the yummy goodness! You’ll also love my version of Beefy Tater Tot Casserole that makes two 9吉 pans (also freezer friendly!) or this fun Breakfast Tater Tot Casserole.

If your family loves ham, cheese, and potatoes you will want to double this Ham, Cheese, and Potato Bake. That’s what I do!

This easy Taco Bake can be made with taco shells or tortillas. Either way, it’s sure to be a hit on your next Taco Tuesday!

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese is such a versatile dish. You can serve it as a main dish with veggie sides or as a side with hot dogs or hamburgers. And this recipe makes enough to feed your whole crew. It’s a must on the list of large family oven dinners!

Free Large Family Meal Plans with TONS of EASY Oven Dinners

If you love simple oven dinners for your large family, just sign up for the FREE weekly large family meal plan! You’ll get a free detailed grocery list and printable meal plan for 7 nights of dinner, plus bonus meal ideas. Depending on your family size you might get extra meals in the freezer meals and a wonderful thing called leftovers!!

Kielbasa and Cheese Broccoli Bow Tie Bake is a super frugal meal that’s perfect for summer. You can make multiple pans and eat one tonight while saving the rest for another busy day.

I love Beef Stroganoff, and have been making some version of it for about 20 years. It’s frugal and easy to customize with your family’s favorite meat. You’ll also love this easy Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff recipe for large families (not an “oven dinner,” but a “winner, winner, EASY dinner!)

You can feed a herd of hungry people with our favorite Baked Ziti recipe. Add your favorite side dishes, and make it work for your family. Don’t miss this new Baked Ravioli recipe that’s perfect for big families, too!

Homemade Lasagna is easy to adjust to meet your family’s needs. Add more meat to make it more filling or less meat for frugality. Either way, this recipe makes enough to easily feed your large family. A big large family recipe favorite here is Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna!

Another fun twist is this healthy homemade Eggplant Lasagna as well as this Keto Cabbage Lasagna that’s also a large family freezer meal. These are frugal and healthy large family oven dinners.

It’s easy to prepare Chicken Enchiladas ahead of time. Serve some tonight and freeze the rest for later. Customize them with your favorite filling – beans, rice, etc – and serve with your favorite Mexican sides or steamed veggies. There’s also our large family Enchilada Casserole that makes two 9吉 pans and it also a wonderful make ahead freezer meal.

Burgers are an easy dinner to prepare. But, sometimes you don’t have time to fire up the grill. Foil Packet Burgers will let you serve burgers for dinner without the added hassle of the grill. There’s also Instant Pot Hawaiian Chicken Sliders and Big Family Breakfast Sliders that your large family will enjoy!

Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Casserole is a favorite at my house. I make it at least once a month. It’s easy to double so you can serve it tonight, and freeze one for another night. Here’s Green Chili Chicken Casserole, Teriyaki Chicken Casserole, Poppyseed Chicken Casserole, and Cajun Chicken & Rice Casserole, too!

Busy large families on the go will love this easy Sloppy Joe Casserole. It’s simple enough to throw together at the last minute and like so many of my large family recipes, also an easy freezer meal! You’ll also love this simple Cola Sloppy Joe recipe you can make, too.

If you have a large family, it’s important to have a stash of recipes that are easy to cook. This Homemade Biscuits and Gravy Casserole and Denver Omelette Breakfast Casserole are simple to make.

Baked Millionaire Spaghetti Casserole looks like a quick twist on basic lasagna. This creamy pasta dish is perfect for tonight’s dinner and a few extra pans for the freezer. My large family recipe will guide you through making four 9吉 pans for now and for later!

I’m of the opinion that barbecue sauce makes everything better. This BBQ Meatloaf recipe goes in the slow cooker for a low-prep large family oven dinner.

If you’re short on time and looking for a budget-friendly recipe to feed your family tonight, check out this Large Family Baked Spaghetti recipe. This big family recipe will make six 9吉 pans to feed your large family, and they’ll love it. There’s also Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole for something different!

When you mix up a batch of Homemade Meatballs, you will have the start of quite a few meals. Spaghetti and meatballs. Meatball subs. Swedish meatballs. And so much more! Here’s Turkey Meatballs, too.


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No. 10: Peanut Butter-Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Craving a sweet treat but don't feel like baking? These classic cookies come together in a snap, without even turning on the oven.

No. 9: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This easy side dish only requires four ingredients &mdash if you count the salt and pepper! Roast for 35 to 40 minutes to achieve a crispy outside and tender inside.

No. 8: Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Ina proves that you don't need much to make a delicious side dish. She cooks her potatoes with just olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic. A sprinkle of fresh parsley at the end is the perfect finishing touch.

No. 7: Perfectly Grilled Corn on the Cob

Bobby takes grilled corn to the next level with his easy, homemade BBQ butter. It adds an extra smoky kick to the grilled kernels.

No. 6: Oven-Baked Salmon

Those nights when you need to throw together a quick-and-easy meal? This baked salmon is delicious and nutritious.

No. 5: French Toast

Step up your breakfast game by using breads like brioche and challah when you're making French toast. They're rich and flavorful &mdash and extra fluffy.

No. 4: Classic Deviled Eggs

You can't beat a classic. This simple appetizer is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any picnic or get-together.

No. 3: German Potato Salad

Bobby&rsquos take on this tangy potato salad uses olive oil, vinegar and Dijon mustard for a quick and easy dressing.

No. 2: Creamy Cucumber Salad

Fresh dill and sour cream turn the summer staple into something cool, creamy and refreshing. Try this classic Midwestern salad with black bread and smoked salmon, or as a simple side for chicken or fish.

No. 1: Best Barbecue Ribs Ever

These fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs are so tender and delicious you'll never want to make any other recipe again!


10 simple oven-baked dinners - Recipes

If you’ve never tried foil packet cooking before, then you’ve been missing out. They’re perfect for making delicious, simple meals with little to no cleanup.

Pop in the oven or on the grill and the foil packet act as a steam cooker and seals in all the moisture while keeping the flavor intact. Cook veggies, pasta, beans, chicken, seafood and more and when you’re done simply toss the used foil in the garbage bin – no fuss, no muss! What an ideal way to cook a quick meal.

Perfect for at home, in the backyard or on camping trips, you’ll want to make one of these foil packet recipes for dinner tonight.

Salmon and Asparagus in Foil

This salmon really couldn’t get any easier. It’s also a very versatile recipe, you can use other types of veggies and herbs or you could even add in some honey or parmesan.

Shrimp Boil Foil

Easy, make-ahead foil packets packed with shrimp, sausage, corn, and potatoes. It’s a full meal with zero clean-up!

Grilled Peach-Glazed Pork Tenderloin Foil Packet with Potatoes

Glazed with peach preserves and flavored with a hint of garlic, this easy to make meat and potatoes dinner in a foil packet is impressive, incredibly delicious, and since it’s grilled in foil packs, cleanup is a snap!

Salsa Verde Chicken

Creamy salsa verde chicken with rice and veggies all cooked at once in a foil packet! No need to pre-cook the rice or chicken. This dish takes no more than 10 minutes to assemble and is bursting with delicious Mexican flavor.

Bacon Ranch Grilled Potatoes

Sliced potatoes flavored with real Ranch dressing, bacon and cheese for an ultimate summer grilled side dish. Everyone will want to come to your place for dinner with this tasty packet.

Sriracha Honey Salmon

This sriracha honey salmon is cooked on top of a bed of mixed vegetables in a foil packet for a complete meal all in one!

Shrimp Pasta

Wrap up all this deliciousness in a big foil parcel – it turns into a big, beautiful package of yum. The seafood cooks in the foil, which means all the juices and aroma stay in there…it’s so utterly delightful.

Cheesy Garlic Fries

The easiest, cheesiest fries you will ever make in foil packets right in the oven. And they’re much healthier than the fried kind!

Grilled Mediterranean Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

Grilled Mediterranean Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles in a Packet is the perfect no fuss meal. These individual packets are great for portion control and for a nice presentation.

Cajun Jambalaya

Mess-free foil packets are a preferred cooking method for good reason: cleanup is a breeze (crumple and toss foil!) and you’re guaranteed a tender, flavorful Cajun Jambalaya!

BBQ Chicken

These foil packs are healthy, packed with flavor, and so fun to cook in the oven or on the grill.

Tex Mex Nachos

Turn to the oven or grill for a fun way to heat and serve nachos, with foil packets holding chips, prepared meat sauce, cheese, and more.

Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken

This meal has the most amazing sweet and tangy pineapple barbecue sauce! It cooks to perfection with sweet pineapple and delicious summer veggies!

Sausage and Veggies

These delicious and easy tin foil packets are so quick to assemble! They are packed with sausage, tons of veggies, and the best seasoning mix. This easy tin foil sausage and veggies dinner is sure to be a family favorite this summer!

Honey Garlic Butter Salmon

Honey Garlic Butter Salmon In Foil in under 20 minutes, then broiled (or grilled) for that extra golden, crispy and caramelized finish! So simple and only 4 main ingredients, with minimal cleanup!

Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

The most amazingly moist and tender chicken breasts cooked in foil packets – so easy and packed with tons of flavor!

Olive Crusted Cod

Next time you’re making cod consider wrapping and cooking it in foil. You can either bake it in the oven or stick it on the grill, which ever way you choose you’ll love how these foil packets lock in all the moisture and flavor of the fish, and clean up is a breeze!

Foil Packet Kielbasa

A simple meal of kielbasa sausage and fresh garden yellow squash and zucchini, and mushrooms, lightly seasoned, and cooked in Handi-Foil for the perfect, simple meal. Insane flavor and only 5 minutes prep required.

Going camping soon? You can cook any of these tin foil meals on your grill or on hot coals for that camping flavor without all the smoke and mess!


Give me the top 10!

If you’ve been here for a while, take a look through to see if you missed any of these recipes the first time they were posted.

If you’re new to steam oven cooking, or just new around here, bookmark and use this as a reference guide, full of recipes which are ideally suited to steam ovens and ready to inspire and get you cooking.

1. Steam Oven Roast Chicken

A great roast chicken dinner is a joy, and your steam oven will help you cook the juiciest, most tender chicken with very little fuss.

This recipe shows you how I do it in around half the usual time for a nourishing and speedy dinner. Change up the seasonings to make your roast chicken suit almost any type of cuisine.

2. Traditional Roast Dinner with Vegetables using combi steam

Still on the subject of roast dinners, a proper traditional roast with vegetables is easily prepared in the steam oven, and the cooking is mostly hands-off without you ever having to worry about dry, overcooked meat or leathery veg.

You can roast beef, lamb or pork this way, the method remains much the same.

To go with that roast chicken or meat, you’re going to need sides, and bread is top of the list. It seems you all love the stuff, because there are no less than three bread recipes in this top 10 list!

3. A great loaf of steam oven bread

Using your steam oven to prove bread, and a combi steam setting to bake, you’ll be able to make a loaf better than most bakeries.

Get tips, tricks and my kids’ favorite sandwich loaf recipe with this post on how to bake bread in a steam oven.

4. The softest, fluffiest bread rolls

If you’re a novice bread baker, start simple with my all time favorite bread dough and make these soft potato rolls. They’re easy, keep really well and also happen to be outstandingly delicious.

5. Steam Oven Bagels

These New York style bagels have been a hit ever since I first posted about them, and your pictures of them crop up in my combi steam group at least a couple of times a month, showing off all the variations you’re making at home.

It’s no surprise you love baking bagels in your steam oven – being able to steam them instead of boiling before baking takes away the fussiest step while still making them chewy, glossy and authentic.

6. Steam Oven Rice

For the less gluten-loving among us, this guide to cooking rice in a steam oven is the most visited post on my entire site, and has a handy downloadable chart with ratios and cooking times for many different types of rice.

Bonus recipe: once you’ve mastered the best rice of your life (it is ridiculously easy, I promise), make this lovely Christmas rice salad, which is definitely not just for Christmas.

7. One-Pan Steam Oven Salmon, Asparagus and Potatoes

Ah, the one-pan dinner. Otherwise known as a sheet pan dinner, the steam oven is perfect for this kind of nutritious, low-effort and high reward weeknight fare.

My salmon, asparagus and potato dinner can be steamed or combi steamed – try it both ways and stick with the method you like best.

8. Steamed Soy and Ginger Chicken with Rice and Vegetables

This Asian style chicken, rice and vegetable dinner isn’t strictly a one-pan meal, more a one-oven meal, where you cook everything in stages so it all comes out at the same time.

If you want a simple stir-fry kind of dinner without the frying part, this can be prepared ahead (or on the spot), and the whole meal will be cooked and on the table in 20 minutes.

9. Boiled Eggs in the steam oven

If eggs are big at your place, you’ll be thrilled to know you can cook them right in their shells on the rack of your steam oven.

No pots of boiling water, no fuss. Just perfectly boiled eggs however you like them, ready to eat or put into lunchboxes all week long.

10. Simple Steam Oven Chocolate Cake

I wouldn’t leave you without dessert, and this easy mix steam oven chocolate cake is a total winner.

This is the cake I bake for birthday parties and special occasions, and the one I mix up with the kids on quiet weekend afternoons.

The chocolate cake post also contains great general tips for using a steam oven to bake cakes, so you can try adapting some of your own recipes.

There you have it, the top 10 steam oven recipes on Steam and Bake! I hope you’ll try a couple of those this week.

If you’re new to steam oven cooking and it still feels overwhelming, know that a little persistence really does pay off.

You might cook a few less-than-perfect dishes to start with, which is annoying when you know how to cook and have been doing it in a regular oven for decades. But if you stick with it (and stick around here!), you’ll quickly find your confidence.

If you’re after more inspiration and ideas, get my Steam Oven Cheat Sheets, which you can print and keep on the fridge. They’re full of more than 35 ideas for what kinds of foods to cook using steam and combi steam.



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