Are you thinking about what to do for Father's Day this year? You better hurry up. Instead of going out to eat, why not make your dad a great dinner meal! I know he will appreciate the effort. I found that dads have a hard time telling their kids what they want or need, which makes us kids feel lost on what to do for this special day. So, today I am sharing some Father's Day Dinner Ideas dad will love. Dad will love all these recipes, from grilling recipes to budget-friendly pasta recipes. And of course, homemade dessert recipes and drinks. It is a perfect way to show him how much you love and honor him. Browse below, and let's get cook'n!
Grilling Recipes Your Father will love.
Father's Day around here is always about grilling some form of meat. We love grilling so much that we have a gas grill AND a smoker/charcoal grill. Yes, two. LARGE grills that can hold plenty of food for a crowd. Since we host many parties over the years, we made it grilling dishes.
Grilling is an excellent option for Dad. Below are some of our favorite grilling recipes for Father's Day.
Some of these recipes are great for a quick meal, and others are perfect for a larger crowd.
This recipe can be marinated ahead of time and can serve several people.
This recipe uses salsa to add a nice flavor to the turkey burger.
This ranch seasoning in their beef burger was made with no sugar.
This turkey burger recipe is flavorful and brings an Asian flavor to this turkey burger.
The zucchini adds moisture to the turkey burger.
This beef burger recipe pairs well with the pineapple (canned).
If you or your dad do not like to grill, Here are budget-friendly pasta dishes. Dad also will enjoy them.
Budget-Friendly Pasta Dishes for Dad
If you are on a budget, pasta is a beautiful main course for Father's Day that will not break the bank.
This recipe is super easy with ground beef and tomato sauce to make. It takes 20 minutes to cook.
Make this recipe in the morning, it will be ready by dinner.
This recipe is terrific for a lighter meal for dad. It is very refreshing with the mint.
This pasta primavera recipe is also very light, and if your dad eats vegetarian meals, this one is also perfect.
Whichever main dish you do, you will have to have a Father's Day dessert for your sweet dad.
The Best Dessert Recipes Dad will Love
Below are the dessert recipes that dad will love.
Even if your dad doesn't have gluten sensitivities, he will love these dessert options. You can swap out the cake mix for regular cake mix.
These cupcakes are excellent with regular vanilla box mix too. They can be made ahead of time.
This recipe is baked in the oven and super easy to make.
Delicious Drinks for Dad
Your dad may love his favorite beer, white wine, red wine, or other alcoholic beverages. If he doesn't enjoy these drinks, you can also make your own version of our blueberry ice tea. Click on the image below to get the recipe.
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Well, there you have it. I hope these Father's Day Dinner ideas make your dad's day super unique. Your dad will treasure a homemade meal from you. Since my dad passed a while ago, I hope you and your dad have a wonderful day together. Treasure all the time you can with him.
Below are some dad gift ideas to add to the extra special day.
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