30 Father’s Day Dinner Ideas for 2023
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The best way to treat dad on Father’s Day is to cook an epic spread of his favorite dishes. So if you are wondering what to make for Father’s Day, then you have come to the right place. Here’s a round-up of 30 of my favorite Father’s Day Dinner Ideas that dads all over the world will love!
Father’s Day Dinner Ideas
From summer grill recipes, seafood meals, light summer salads to cheesecake, these Father’s day dinner ideas are guaranteed to make him feel extra loved.
No matter your dad’s tastebuds I hope that these father’s day meal ideas will offer some inspiration.
And now… 20+ Father’s Day Dinner Ideas that are NO dad joke!
This Steak Shish Kabob recipe is flavorful and easy to customize. The Lebanese beef kabob marinade helps make them tender, juicy and delectable.
Steak Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
For the classic dads, nothing beats a good piece of steak, especially if you throw it over his favorite greens and drizzle it with a super easy and quick tangy balsamic vinaigrette.
Now that’s what I call a perfectly balanced meal.
Quick and easy, classic Lebanese kabobs made with a very simple mix of ground meat, — usually beef, lamb, or a combination of both — Middle Eastern spices, finely chopped onions and parsley. Then threaded on skewers and grilled to perfection.
No dad will say no to Kafata Kabobs! A go to Memorial Day recipe too!
Air Fryer Chicken Breast- No Breading
Is your dad a fitness buff? Then this Air Fryer chicken breast is the perfect dish for Father’s Day dinner.
Air Fryer Chicken Breast with Greek yogurt marinade and no breading is perfect year-round. Seasoned on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. All you’ll need is a quick Greek Yogurt marinade and a few pantry staple seasonings! Ready in 20 minutes, this air fryer fried chicken breast recipe is also oil free, low carb and keto friendly.
Tender chicken chunks are marinated in a perfectly spiced and tangy sauce, then cooked to perfection! These chicken chunks can be cooked on an outdoor or indoor grill or on stovetop.
It truly is the epitome of Lebanese comfort food and guaranteed to make your dad proud.
Whole Baked Fish
Is your Dad is fish lover? Then learn how to make him a Whole Baked fish, that’s amazingly juicy, flaky and tender on the inside, and deliciously crispy and seasoned on the outside. It’s also ridiculously easy to roast a whole fish in the oven! Which means you can spend more time with your dad and less time cooking.
Fresh, crisp, Lebanese cabbage salad is a must-have recipe for a summer barbecue or picnic, make it in less than 10 minutes.
This traditional Lebanese Chicken and Rice recipe is the definition of comfort food. Flavorful, seasoned rice mixed with golden pine nuts and topped with tender shredded chicken and toasted almonds!
This Father’s Day Dinner is especially perfect, if you’re hosting a large family gathering.
Don’t feel like firing up the grill? I’ve got you covered! You’re dad will love these garlic butter steak tips in the air fryer. Not to mention, steak and garlic butter are just a perfect combination, wouldn’t you agree?
Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs
These Baked Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs always come out amazingly tender, deliciously flavorful, and always sure to impress! Serve them with pasta or with a side of vegetables. They’ll make the perfect appetizer for Father’s Day!
Air Fryer Chicken Cutlets
Crispy, golden, delicious Air Fryer Chicken Cutlets is my favorite way to make breaded chicken without all the oil! Air fryer breaded chicken will become your new favorite way to prepare chicken. It requires minimal prep and less than 20 minutes to cook. Serve these air fryer chicken cutlets on their own, in hamburger rolls or over a salad! One of the easiest and healthiest Father’s Day dinner Ideas!
Hummus with beef is a perfect appetizer, side dish or even a low carb meal on its own!
You can say goodbye store bought hummus as this quick and easy recipe is all you’ll need.
Mozzarella Tomato Basil Flatbread
Is your dad requesting pizza for dinner, but you don’t have the courage to make a homemade crust? Don’t worry, Naan has you covered. This quick pizza recipe uses the popular Indian flatbread for the crust.
The toppings are just as epic. The perfect combination of fresh flavors from the basil leaves and cherry tomatoes, to lots of mozzarella, all topped with a sweet Balsamic glaze.
Man, to say that this pizza delivers plenty of flavors is an understatement.
Tender beef strips are marinated in Middle Eastern spices, onions, apple cider vinegar and olive oil, then seared on stove top to perfection and served in pita wrap with veggies and tahini sauce — always a favorite!
Quinoa Hummus Bowl
Quinoa Hummus Bowl is a simple, filling, and delicious meal loaded with quinoa, chickpeas, spinach, cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, olives, and hummus for a healthy and satisfying Mediterranean meal.
High protein, healthy, vegan, & flavorful! Make it in 20 minutes.
Shrimp, even on its own, already gets a 10 out of 10.
Now imagine that delectable seafood flavor topped on a bed of perfectly spiced rice and peas. Isn’t it amazing?
Lebanese Meat Pies
Lebanese meat pie is basically a flatbread topped with a rich, warm spiced ground beef, tomato and onion mixture. A recipe that will impress every dad.
Pasta with Chicken and White Sauce Casserole
This Pasta with Chicken and White Sauce Casserole is pasta tossed in a flavorful chicken, mushroom and spinach sauce, then topped with plenty of cheese and baked until golden brown. A super easy dinner idea for Father’s Day or any Sunday supper.
Pan Seared Salmon with Garlic Butter
This Pan Seared Salmon is delicious, flaky, and tender. The butter garlic makes this salmon recipe extremely tender, moist and packed full of flavor. It’s is one of the easiest salmon dishes to make at home.
Here’s the best part: this dish is ready to be devoured by dad in just 15 minutes.
Get ready for a serious game-changer! This Zaatar Swirl Bread begins with a simple homemade bread recipe, which is then filled with a savory zaatar filling for the perfect Father’s side dish or appetizer.
Lebanese Beef Pilaf with Chickpeas
This Lebanese Beef Pilaf with Chickpeas dish, is loaded with rice and proteins, this one pot meal is a complete meal on its own.
Delicious, filling, and easy to make: it’s everything you can ask for in a party dish.
Air Fryer Salmon Bites
Air Fryer Salmon Bites is a quick and easy way to cook salmon with just a few ingredients! Delicious and cooks in under 10 minutes!
The epitome of simple, homey comfort food, Lebanese Shepherd‘s Pie is a casserole consisting of a perfectly cooked, spiced mixture of ground beef between two layers of creamy mashed potatoes, topped with breadcrumbs and baked to perfection!
Delicious doesn’t even begin to describe how heavenly this dish is.
Air Fryer Salmon
Golden-crisp on top, flaky and perfectly cooked in the center, this Air Fryer Salmon recipe is the answer to busy nights and special occasions alike! Low carb and low calorie meal that’s ready in 10 minutes!
An awesome dad deserves an awesome dessert. This Jello cheesecake has everything you crave in a dessert.
A graham cracker crust? Check. A creamy filling? Most definitely. A tangy strawberry Jello topping? You bet.
Best of all, this cheesecake calls for zero baking. Less time in the kitchen, more quality time with dad.
If you’re looking for some classic Father’s Day picnic ideas or some light and tasty recipes you can make for an outdoor celebration, you’re going to love this Easy No Bake Strawberry Tart. A classic summer dessert, this tart is deliciously refreshing, perfect for Father’s Day or any summer gathering.
After a hot day in the sun, there’s nothing better than a cool and refreshing dessert. Creamy and classic, this easy No-Bake Cream Pie is a delicious treat for Father’s Day.
Plain biscuits dipped in coffee, and the fluffy cream filling make this cream pie even more delicious. It is then topped with some crunchy crushed roasted hazelnuts. The hardest part about making this pie is waiting for it to set in the freezer! Served cold, this dessert is great for June and July celebrations.
Buttery croissants meet rich whipped cream, raisins and slivered almonds in this Croissant Bread Pudding! This Egyptian inspired bread pudding makes the best Father’s Day breakfast or dessert.
Custard Biscuit Pudding
Easy and delicious, this rich Custard Biscuit Pudding recipe is one of Dad’s favorite desserts! Made with a layer of white custard, a layer of chocolate custard and topped with sprinkles of shredded chocolate. This velvety and smooth custard pudding is also egg free and gluten free!
Lotus Biscoff Cheesecake
An easy, no-bake cheesecake recipe that is guaranteed to please! This no-bake Lotus Biscoff Cheesecake is lightly sweet and perfectly refreshing! Skip the oven and make yourself an easy and delicious cheesecake from scratch.
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Love all these father’s day dinner ideas!
Wow thanks so much for these Father’s Day dinner recipes! My dad LOVES chicken tawook so definitely going to give this a try!x
So glad to hear that! I hope your dad will love it!
Seriously, these are the best Father’s Day dinner reciped ever. Can’t wait to try them for Father’s Day dinner I’m preparing for dad.