Taking a break from the grill? Dads will appreciate these 20 delicious recipes that are grill-free and perfect for Father's Day.
20 No-Grill Recipes Dad Will Love
Almond Butter and Jelly French Toast
Kick off Father's Day breakfast or brunch with this fluffy, nutty French toast that is a playful, delicious mash-up of French toast and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Instead of peanut butter, it’s made with almond butter.
Get the recipe: Almond Butter and Jelly French Toast
Huevos Rancheros Verdes
Huevos rancheros or “ranch eggs” is a classic Mexican dish that is great for either brunch or dinner. Traditionally, it's made with a red tomato-based sauce. Here we use tart and tangy green salsa instead.
Get the recipe: Huevos Rancheros Verdes
Pancetta & Greens Frittata
This frittata is packed with hearty greens and leeks with a touch of salty bacon or pancetta and Asiago cheese for flavoring. This recipe tastes great using either egg substitute or whole eggs. Originally 238 calories per serving, this recipe can shave off more calories and saturated fat when you use egg substitute.
Get the recipe: Pancetta & Greens Frittata
Cinnamon Polenta Pancakes
Using polenta (cornmeal) in addition to white flour in these pancakes makes them especially satisfying, as the ground whole grain delivers lots of fiber and a good amount of protein. Try this hearty pancake recipe for Father's Day brunch.
Get the recipe: Cinnamon Polenta Pancakes
Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce
This addictive recipe for New Mexico cheese enchiladas showcases homemade red chile sauce blanketing tortillas and melted Cheddar. For extra creaminess and less saturated fat, this recipe adds locally popular pinto beans.
Get the recipe: Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce
Minute Steak Sandwich with Fried Onions and Sweet Mustard
Pan-fried steak slices stuffed in toasted bread and plenty of fried onion and sweet mustard fixings make this hearty sandwich the perfect go-to for lunch on Father's day.
Get the recipe: Minute Steak Sandwich with Fried Onions and Sweet Mustard
Agustine's Beer & Tequila Carnitas
These pork carnitas have a little more flair and much less fat than the traditional deep-fried versions common to Mexican cuisine. Dads will appreciate the special touch that the infused flavors of beer and dark tequila bring.
Get the recipe: Agustine's Beer & Tequila Carnitas
Lasagna with Slow-Roasted Tomato Sauce
Slow-roasting the tomatoes gives the tomato sauce for this lasagna recipe an intense depth of flavor—which is then enhanced by the umami in onions, Parmesan and spinach. You get all the slow-cooked flavor for only 275 calories per serving - perfect for a healthy and satisfying Father's Day dinner.
Get the recipe: Lasagna with Slow-Roasted Tomato Sauce
Braised Lamb with Herb-Scented Jus
This recipe for braised lamb is well worth the effort - by cooking in its own juices, the lamb comes out tender and flavorful. Plus, you can use the leftovers in delicious lunch sandwiches topped with pickles and drizzled with drippings.
Get the recipe: Braised Lamb with Herb-Scented Jus
Pork Medallions with Fig & Port Wine Sauce
Pork complements the sweet and tart flavors of fruit very well. Pork medallions smothered in a decadent fig and port wine sauce sound appetizing for Father's Day dinner.
Get the recipe: Pork Medallions with Fig & Port Wine Sauce
Skillet Gnocchi with Shrimp & Asparagus
Try this heart healthy recipe for gnocchi with shrimp on Father's Day. The gnocchi cooks right in the skillet, along with shrimp, shallots, asparagus and Parmesan cheese, in this gnocchi recipe.
Get the recipe: Skillet Gnocchi with Shrimp & Asparagus
Roast Leg of Lamb, Cauliflower & Shallots
Roast leg of lamb makes a beautiful Father's Day meal. Slather this meat with a tarragon-and-parsley rub and roast it with shallots and cool-weather-loving cauliflower.
Get the recipe: Roast Leg of Lamb, Cauliflower & Shallots
Spanish-Inspired Tomato Salad
This simple salad, topped with crunchy garlicky breadcrumbs, is the perfect vehicle to showcase a unique, colorful mix of tomatoes—any size, shape or color will be delicious. While sherry vinegar adds a special touch, red-wine vinegar works too.
Get the recipe: Spanish-Inspired Tomato Salad
Smoked Trout Salad with Herb & Horseradish Dressing
Smoked trout tops heart-shaped watercress and mixed greens tossed with creamy horseradish dressing, creating a wonderful appetizer salad for Father's Day dinner. For 122 calories per serving, this salad makes a healthy addition.
Get the recipe: Smoked Trout Salad with Herb & Horseradish Dressing
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While Father's Day is nearly synonymous with grilling, dads who want to take a break from the barbie can enjoy plenty of grill-free options. We've rounded up our favorite recipes, from brunch-worthy French toast inspired by a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to decadent pork medallions doused in fig and port wine sauce for dinner, so you can retire those grilling tongs.
Check out the slideshow above to discover 20 grilling-free recipes perfect for Father's Day.
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