Look no further for the best Father's Day dinner ideas, because we have them all featured here so you can find a recipe dad will love! If dad is a lover of BBQ, a seafood fanatic, or if he just craves a classic home-cooked meal, there is a recipe on this list he is sure to enjoy. So show dad how much you appreciate him by making one of these incredible Father's Day recipes this year!
Father's Day Dinner Recipes
Father's Day is coming up, and that means it's time to start thinking about what you're going to make for your dad! If you're looking for some ideas, we've got you covered.
We've put together a list of some of our favorite recipes that are perfect for Father's Day. Whether your dad is a fan of BBQ or likes something a little more on the fancy side, we've got something for him. So take a look and get cooking!
- Father's Day Dinner Recipes
- 1. BBQ Short Ribs
- 2. Veal Scallopini
- 3. Seared Swordfish
- 4. Grilled Lamb Chops
- 5. Shrimp Scampi
- 6. Crab Risotto
- 7. Grilled Ribeye
- 8. Sausage Dogs
- 9. Chicken Fried Steak
- 10. Broiled Lobster Tail
- 11. BBQ Pork Rib Tips
- 12. Mushroom Swiss Chicken
- 13. Panko Baked Cod
- 14. Stuffed Italian Sausages
- 15. Pork Tenderloin
- 16. BBQ Chicken Drumsticks
- 17. Hamburger Steaks
- 18. Country Style Pork Ribs
- 19. Venison Chili
- 20. Kielbasa Cabbage Skillet
- 21. Oven-Baked Split Chicken Breasts
- 📋 Recipe
Father's Day is a special day to celebrate the fathers in our lives. If you're looking for some delicious recipes to make for Dad this Father's Day, look no further! From breakfast to dinner, and everything in between, we've got you covered.
1. BBQ Short Ribs
Looking for the best BBQ short ribs recipe to celebrate Father's Day? This one is definitely a winner. Tender, juicy, and smothered in barbecue sauce, these ribs will have dad drooling. So fire up the grill and get cooking!
2. Veal Scallopini
Have you ever cooked veal scallopini? It's a delicious dish that's perfect for Father's Day. In this recipe, I'll show you how to make it at home. I'll also share some tips on how to cook veal scallopini perfectly every time. So, whether you're a seasoned cook or just starting out, read on for some helpful advice.
3. Seared Swordfish
Summer is officially here, and that means one thing: delicious, fresh seafood! If you're looking for a quick and easy way to cook up some swordfish, look no further than this pan-seared recipe. With just a few simple ingredients, you'll have dinner on the table in no time.
4. Grilled Lamb Chops
Grilled lamb chops are a great way to cook up a quick and easy meal. Lamb is lean meat, so it can be tricky to make sure it doesn't dry out on the grill.
5. Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp scampi is one of those recipes that are always a hit with dads, home cooks, and families alike. It's easy to make, it tastes great, and there are endless variations you can play with.
I'll show you how to make a classic shrimp scampi dish that everyone will love. We'll also give you some tips for making adjustments so you can create your own unique variation of this recipe.
6. Crab Risotto
Father's Day is just around the corner and what better way to show your dad some love than by cooking him a delicious meal? This crab risotto is the perfect dish for dads who love seafood (or anyone, really).
It's easy to make and it tastes amazing. Trust us, your dad will be impressed!
Don't have crab? Try my easy prawn risotto!
7. Grilled Ribeye
If you're looking for a tasty and easy Father's Day meal, look no further than this Grilled Ribeye recipe. It only takes a few minutes to prep and the results are mouthwatering!
8. Sausage Dogs
Sausage dogs are nothing new, but they're a classic for a reason. They're easy to make and always satisfying, especially on a summer evening.
This recipe is simple but flavorful, the perfect recipe for Father's day!
9. Chicken Fried Steak
I love chicken fried steak, but I’ve always been a bit intimidated by it. It just seems like a complicated dish to make. But this recipe is so easy!
All you need is some cube steak, some breading, and some oil. The breading gives the steak a delicious crispy coating, and the oil ensures that it’s cooked perfectly on the inside.
10. Broiled Lobster Tail
Looking for an impressive restaurant-quality dish to make at home? Look no further than the broiled lobster tail.
It’s surprisingly easy to prepare, and the end result is a deliciously elegant seafood dish that will wow your Dad. Ready to get started?
11. BBQ Pork Rib Tips
Sweet and savory BBQ rib tips are the perfect dish for the BBQ loving dad in your life! These bite sized pieces of pork are slightly caramelized and cooked to perfection!
Serve them over some rice for a hearty dish that dad will love.
12. Mushroom Swiss Chicken
If you are searching for something on the healthier side, you can't go wrong with mushroom swiss chicken. The classic flavor combination of earthy mushrooms and swiss cheese is always a hit!
13. Panko Baked Cod
If an easy fish dinner is more your style, tasty Panko baked cod would make a wonderful dinner for dad. The buttery Panko coating is just as crispy when baked in the oven as when you fry it!
Serve it with his favorite veggies for a tasty and health-conscious dinner.
14. Stuffed Italian Sausages
Stuffed Italian sausages are so easy to make, but they are still worthy of a special occasion like Father's Day! Cream cheese and parmesan stuffed inside some smoky sausages are always a family favorite, and dad is guaranteed to feel the love!
15. Pork Tenderloin
A classic baked pork tenderloin with a golden-brown sear is never a bad choice. It's easy, hearty, and filling!
A juicy pork tenderloin with dad's favorite sides is a wonderful home-cooked meal that he is sure to appreciate.
16. BBQ Chicken Drumsticks
Baked BBQ chicken drumsticks are a great meal for the dads that don't mind getting their hands dirty. Any BBQ lover will appreciate the smoky, caramelized sauce, toasty skin, and juicy chicken.
They are incredibly easy to prepare, and if dad isn't a leg guy, you can use his favorite chicken pieces!
17. Hamburger Steaks
A good old-fashioned hamburger steak with mushroom and onion gravy will bring dad back to childhood. This made-from-scratch meal is easy to make and warms the soul!
Hamburger steaks and gravy are a hearty home-cooked meal that dad is sure to appreciate.
18. Country Style Pork Ribs
If you need dinner in a hurry, these country style pork ribs taste like they have been cooking all day but are made in minutes with your Instant Pot! Slathered in BBQ sauce, these meaty country style ribs are sure to impress dad.
19. Venison Chili
If dad is a lover of wild game, or even if he isn't, a bowl of this incredible venison chili will surely make his day. With the right chili seasoning, the venison in this dish really shines!
It's loaded with meat and beans, then add your favorite chili toppings and dig in!
20. Kielbasa Cabbage Skillet
I love skillet recipes because they're easy to make and always come out tasting great. This cabbage skillet is one of my favorites – it's simple, nutritious, and yummy.
If you're looking for a quick and easy meal for your family, this recipe is definitely worth trying.
21. Oven-Baked Split Chicken Breasts
Looking for an easy and healthy chicken dish to make for dinner? Oven-baked split chicken breasts are a great option!
They're simple to prepare, and you can customize the seasonings however you like. Plus, this dish is perfect for families since it's affordable and everyone will love it.
Father's Day is a day to celebrate all that fathers do for their families. This year, surprise your dad with one of his favorite dinner recipes or try something new and exciting.
No matter what you choose, make sure to spend some quality time together cooking and enjoying each other's company. Happy Father's Day!
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Father's Day Dinner Ideas: Lobster Jalapeno Poppers (+More Great Recipes!)
- 4 medium jalapeno peppers (sliced in half lengthwise, remove the seeds if desired)
- 3 tablespoon sour cream
- 4 oz cream cheese (softened, room temperature)
- 2 teaspoon lemon juice (¼ large lemon freshly squeezed)
- 3 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
- 1 tablespoon chives
- 4 oz lobster meat (finely chopped)
- each, salt & pepper (to taste)
- 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (optional garnish)
- parsley (chopped, optional garnish)
- lemon zest (optional garnish)
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (218°C) and coat your baking dish with non-stick cooking spray or vegetable oil.
- Combine sour cream, cream cheese, lemon juice, bacon, chives, and salt & pepper in a small to medium bowl. Add lobster meat and gently stir in to the filling mixture.3 tablespoon sour cream, 4 oz cream cheese, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, 3 slices bacon, 1 tablespoon chives, each, salt & pepper, 4 oz lobster meat
- Arrange sliced jalapeno halves in your baking dish. Divide filling mixture evenly between jalapeno halves, spooning the mixture into each pepper.4 medium jalapeno peppers
- Bake at 425°F (218°C) for 10-15 minutes, or until the top of the filling is golden on the edges and the jalapenos have reached your desired level of tenderness. Garnish with chopped parsley and/or lemon zest (if desired). Serve immediately.1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese, lemon zest, parsley
Angela is an at home chef that developed a passion for all things cooking and baking at a young age in her Grandma's kitchen. After many years in the food service industry, she now enjoys sharing all of her family favorite recipes and creating tasty dinner and amazing dessert recipes here at Bake It With Love!