34 Easy Father’s Day Recipes
Spoil Dad with these Easy Father’s Day Recipes and food ideas he’ll love. From grilling and BBQ favorites to steak, ribs, chicken, seafood, and more.
We’ve compiled delicious ideas that will show Dad how special he is.
It’s often said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.
I might take it a bit further. While I always believed I had my dad’s heart, I also knew he was likely to say “yes” more than “no” when treated a favorite food. In my dad’s case, that meant bread pudding and anything blueberry.
I’m thanking my dad for those “yeses” with mouth-watering food this year!
Easy Father’s Day Recipes
When it comes to Father’s Day, we know that dads love meaty dishes with huge flavors. Here we’ve compiled recipes and ideas that will please almost every dad. Take a look and get ready to drool!
For me, these 34+ drool-worthy recipes will be tough to narrow down on the big day. My husband would love every one of these!
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34 Easy Father's Day Recipes
Beef and Bacon Meatloaf
"Seasoned stock keeps this meatloaf juicy and flavorful. A doctored ketchup delivers just the right amount of tang, spice, and sweetness. And the bacon? We think it speaks for itself."
Grilled Flank Steak
"A favorite recipe for easy Grilled Flank Steak. It marinates in a simple blend of ingredients focused on maximizing flavor and tenderness, and then gets a quick rub of spices before being grilled to perfection. If desired, top this delicious flank steak with a simple chimichurri herb sauce."
Favorite Barbecued Chicken
"What better place to find a fantastic barbecue chicken than Texas, and that’s where this one is from!"
Grilled Clambake with Miso-Lime Butter
"All the best components of a classic summer clambake—potatoes, shrimp, corn on the cob—get an extra layer of flavor when grilled and brushed with gingery miso butter in this festive, large-format feast."
Salmon Burgers in 15 Minutes or Less
Crispy Salmon Burgers, yes, in 15 minutes or less. How does that sound? Made easy with mostly pantry ingredients you may already have on hand.
"Are there grilled seafood recipes more impressive (but secretly easy) than a hunk of salmon on a gorgeous wooden plank? We think not. The fish gets softly smoky, and the mustard-honey glaze gets lightly charred."
Best Easy Grilled Burgers Recipe
This is our favorite grilled burgers recipe. Plus, it's super easy. And we all love that. Whether grilled indoors or out, this burger reciple is packed with flavor and easy to make ahead too.
“For a perfectly tender and crusty steak, brothers Bryan and Michael Voltaggio salt their meat up to 12 hours before and let it sit, uncovered, in the refrigerator. This step seasons the meat to its core and pulls out moisture for a better sear.”
An Herb Compound Butter to Take Your Steak to the Next Level
Up the flavor of dad's favorite steak with this compound butter!
"Chef Juan Pablo Loza of Rosewood Mayakoba makes this refreshing salpicón, a basic salsa made here with cucumbers, radishes, habanero, red onion, and tomatoes."
Cedar Plank Salmon with Blistered Tomatoes
"Cedar Plank Salmon is one of those super special meals that will taste like a billion bucks, but it really took almost no effort at all."
Balsamic Glazed Chicken
Add fresh herbs, Yukon potatoes and skin-on chicken thighs to make a year-round favorite for dad!
Skillet Steak with Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
"The BEST and easiest 5 ingredient dinner ever! With perfectly golden brown, crisp, rosemary roasted potatoes and the most amazing buttery skillet steak!"
Easy Instant Pot Ribs
How to make fall off the bone Instant Pot Ribs. Easy method for baby back or spare ribs. So much faster and the sweet and savory dry rub is to die for!
Easy Sheet Pan Baked Fish with Vegetables
Cod or halibut is deliciously easy to make when baked on a sheet pan. Add dad's favorite veggies... and dinner is done!
How to Make Smoked Pork Ribs in the Smoker
I don't know a dad who doesn't like smoked ribs. If you have a smoker -- check out this easy guide on how to make tender and delicious smoked ribs!
Rainbow Trout in Sage Butter Foil Packets
The men in my family love to fish. They would love nothing better than fresh trout for Father's Day! This recipe is easy and delicious when steamed in a foil packet!
Grilled and Tender Foil Wrapped Baby Back Ribs
If you're grilling ribs, this tender and juicy rack of ribs is easy to achieve when wrapped in foil!
Grilled Vegetable Flatbread with Smoked Almond Muhammara
"In addition to turning heads at your cookouts, this vegetarian masterpiece is packed with make-ahead options and smart shortcuts."
15 Minute Super Easy Foil Packet Fish Dinners
Mix and match dad's favorites with this campfire ready ... or grill ready... or even oven-ready quick and easy dinner!
Slow Cooker Ribs So Tender They Fall Off the Bone
There are so many ways to make ribs -- and this slow cooker recipe is a favorite! Plus, it frees you up to have fun with dad!
Grilled Sausage with Peppers, Onions and Herbs
It’s easy and incredibly delicious! Serve in a crusty bun… or all by themselves. There is a trick, however, to achieving perfectly grilled sausages. The key is a simple disposable foil pan, foil container, or even foil packet.
Irish Pub Skillet Dublin Coddle
An Irish Pub classic dad will love. It's easy and filled with potatoes, bacon, sausage and veggies.
Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Salad
Something for everyone — beautiful and tasty!
Easy Summer Pasta Salad Recipe
This Mediterranean-inspired Pasta Salad is a favorite with salami, peppers, broccoli, zesty Italian dressing, and Feta cheese.
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
The flavor of summer in this easy and delicious Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans. A perfect side that goes with anything!
German Potato Salad
“Bacon is one of the ingredients that I love best about this potato salad. And I’m not talking about wimpy little bacon bits here. I’m talking about thick-cut, smoky, wonderful bacon, chopped into random bite-size pieces.” A dad kind of potato salad!
Hot Slaw with Bacon
This Hot Slaw recipe with Bacon Dressing is a quick and easy side dish. And a perfect complement to heftier favorites like pork, sausages, or, of course, chicken. Whether it be fried, grilled... or pulled!
So Easy Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie
Peanut butter and chocolate are always everyone's favorite in this easy, skillet cookie!
Homemade Oreo Brownies
Homemade Fudgy Oreo Brownies are the ultimate in chocolatey, rich, and thick fudgy brownie decadence. A simple recipe that delivers chocolate paradise.
Strawberry Rhubarb Cake
Strawberry Rhubarb Cake, a favorite seasonal cake recipe. A buttery batter filled with strawberries and rhubarb and flavored with vanilla and nutmeg. Delicious!
Strawberry Ricotta Cake Recipe
This Strawberry Ricotta Cake is moist, fluffy, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. It's an easy cake recipe with rustic Italian charm. Seriously, it will become your favorite weeknight dessert.
Strawberry Crumble Bars
These simple Strawberry Crumble Bars are deliciously summery with sweet fresh strawberries and an irresistible crumble topping. Perfect for backyard summer BBQ, picnics, or when you're craving a sweet treat.
A classic, seasonal cake that is moist and absolutely delicious!