15 Father’s Day Recipes

They say that a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and while that may be some tongue and cheek, there’s definitely an element of truth to it. With that in mind, what better way to express appreciation and love for dad than by making him some finger licking good food this Father’s Day! 

Get ready for 15 Father’s Day Recipes including breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert ideas that he’s sure to love without you having to slave away in the kitchen all day long. 

Instant Pot Birria Tacos

These Instant Pot Birria Tacos pack juicy tender meat with melted cheese and Mexican cuisine flavors in crispy tortillas. These tacos can be eaten as is or taken up a notch by dipping them into rich sauce as directed by the recipe.

For a relaxed and delicious meal, these tacos are the way to go!

Easy Meat Lasagna

You can’t go wrong with a classic meaty lasagna recipe. Even better is the fact that this lasagna can easily be made a couple of days in advance and stored in the refrigerator, ready to reheat in the oven on Father’s Day.

Serve it with a light side salad or some homemade dinner rolls

BBQ Peach Grilled Chicken Wings

Did someone say BBQ chicken wings?! Since the start of summer coincides with Father’s Day this year, there’s really no better time to dust off the outdoor grill and make a batch of these sweet, spicy and sticky BBQ Peach Grilled Chicken Wings as a part of your backyard BBQ spread. 

Serve your grilled wings alongside freshly made dinner rolls, creamy coleslaw and some grilled veggie skewers.

Grilled Buffalo Chicken

Grilled Buffalo Chicken is another fantastic chicken grill idea that can also be made inside on your stovetop or grill pan. This recipe has all the flavors of your favorite chicken wings but in chicken breast form, making it easy to slice and add to a variety of dishes that call for tasty pieces of tender chicken.

Bourbon Peach Smash

While the focus will definitely be on preparing good food for dad on Father’s Day, don’t forget about the drinks! This Bourbon Peach Smash is a refreshing beverage to serve up on a warm summer’s day and includes fresh peaches, honey, mint, and bourbon topped with some ginger beer.

Chestnut And Pepper Crusted Salmon Fillet

The mild flavors of this sockeye salmon fillet are perfectly matched with a delicate chestnut crust. It’s a good thing that this recipe can easily serve 6 people since you’re sure to have requests for second helpings!

It’s an elegant-looking meal should you feel like getting a bit fancy for this special occasion. 

Instant Pot Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are always welcome in my house, and even better if they can be made effortlessly in the trusty Instant Pot! Add some garlic mashed potato or rice to help soak up all the rich meaty juices from this flavorful and super tender lamb shank recipe.

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Croissant Ring

If your family is big on breakfast or brunch like mine is then you’re going to love this Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Croissant Ring! All the breakfast classics are piled high and then wrapped in croissant dough, topped with bagel seasoning and baked until golden brown. 

It’s a scrumptious pull-apart breakfast croissant ring that will be remembered for a long time after!

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs

It’s mandatory that I include perfectly cooked baby back ribs and this Instant Pot version is my very own from Family Fresh Meals. The Instant Pot tenderizes the meat, leaving you with meat that’ll fall right off the ribs in less than an hour of cooking.

Serve your ribs with a pasta salad, homemade dinner rolls, potato salad or some roasted vegetables. 

Chocolate Covered Oreos For Dad

These cute and quirky Chocolate Covered Oreos are going to put a smile on dad’s face this Father’s Day. They’re super easy to make with minimal mess so do be sure to get the kiddies involved. Serve them as part of dessert or an afternoon sweet treat. 

Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes

Who said that bourbon was only for drinking?! These Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes are the perfect dessert to serve up this Father’s Day. This recipe adds some sophistication to the cupcakes with chocolate buttercream frosting that’s then topped with sweet bourbon glaze. 

They are soft and sweet, packed with chocolate flavor and a hint of bourbon!

Maple Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

This impressive looking yet easy Maple Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin is incredibly juicy with salty and sweet flavors, perfect for a special occasion such as a Father’s Day lunch or dinner.  

Serve it with dad’s favorite side dishes for a day to celebrate with him!

Bacon Pancakes

Another ultimate breakfast favorite has to be a delicious stack of pancakes and these Bacon Pancakes are no exception. Trust me, I’d know since this recipe is one of my own from Family Fresh Meals!

These aren’t just plain pancakes with bacon slices on top…oh no…they are bacon filled pancakes that add delicious flavor and texture to the pancake batter while cooking. Serve these with maple syrup, whipped cream…whatever dad’s heart desires! 

Instant Pot Lava Cakes

My Instant Pot Lava Cakes from The Rockstar Mommy live up to the expectation of a rich chocolate dessert with a silky molten chocolate center. You can also serve this decadent treat with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. 

Hot Pepper Jelly Smoked Meatballs

Hot Pepper Jelly Smoked Meatballs are a sweet and slightly spicy appetizer, perfect for keeping those hunger pangs at bay while you get Father’s Day lunch or dinner ready to be served. While this recipe calls for you to use a smoker, you can also opt to bake them instead. 

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