25 Easy Father's Day Recipes: Meal Ideas Dad Will Love


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Celebrate Father's Day in style with these recipes!

Father's Day is just around the corner. How will you celebrate the day with dear old Dad? If your plans include eating at his favorite restaurant (again), then perhaps a change is in order. This year, show your dad how much he means to you by cooking a special homemade meal just for the holiday. You don't have to be a professional cook to pull off these recipes, though, as many of them are easy to make — and a few can even be made in advance.

From hearty brunches to tasty grilled dinners and delicious desserts, these 25 Easy Father's Day Recipes: Meal Ideas Dad Will Love​ are a fun and creative way to let dad know how much he is loved! Whether your dad is a foodie or simply likes to eat good food, he's sure to appreciate that these recipes are both easy to prepare and full of flavor. You can easily add these recipes to the menu for any get-together in honor of Father's Day. They're sure to be a hit with your guests — and the guest of honor.

Brunch Recipes Dad Will Love

Mozzarella-Tomato-Basil Frittata

There are few things in life more luxurious than a leisurely brunch with family and friends. With these easy brunch recipes, you can quickly and easily get the meal on the table, leaving you with more time to spend with your father. Although these recipes are easy to make, they're also a bit more special than the usual breakfast of a bowl of cereal or a few slices of toast. When serving your brunch, you only need to brew a pot of coffee and serve an assortment of fresh fruit and juice. Your brunch is ready to serve when you're ready to eat. Dad will be ready to start the day on the right foot when he sees this delicious assortment of brunch recipes on the menu!

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas for Father's Day

Hudson Valley Club Sandwich

Whether you're looking for a lunch recipe that's a bit fancier than what you usually make or you need a no-fuss meal idea to prepare, these quick and easy meal ideas are also special enough to serve to dad on Father's Day. From a mile-high sandwich recipe stacked with an assortment of ingredients to a hearty pasta salad that is perfect for lunch served on the patio, these easy recipes for lunch and dinner will please the crowd. If your Father's Day plans include a picnic or a trip to the beach, then consider packing a cooler with some of these recipes. Don't forget to include an ice pack or two to keep everything cool!

Get Cooking with these Grilled Recipes

BLT Ranch Burgers

Father's Day is almost synonymous with sunny summer weather and cooking on the grill. If you'd prefer not to spend the day cooking inside a hot kitchen, then take your meal outside and fire up the grill with these recipes. Grilled burgers, chicken, and vegetables will achieve a delicious and distinct taste that simply can't be replicated in an oven or on the stovetop. In addition, vegetarians and meat-eaters alike will find plenty of delicious grilling recipes to try for Father's Day. Instead of simply cooking over an open flame, consider serving your entire meal al fresco — weather permitting, of course. These Father's Day recipes will be a hit with the crowd year-round!

Easy Father's Day Dessert Recipes

Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie

Do you know what every meal could use? Dessert, of course! From make-ahead ice cream to a pudding cake that can be baked in your slow cooker (really!), these recipes will guarantee that your Father's Day celebration ends on a sweet note. Refreshing as can be, these dessert recipes are easy to make and even include a few new and sophisticated twists on some of the classic favorites.

Tip: If you'd like to make your Father's Day event a bit more decadent without much fuss (or work on your end), then consider including two (or more!) types of dessert in your menu. Guests will love having a choice of sweet treats.

What is your dad's favorite recipe?

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