Jun 122020

Planning dinner ideas for upcoming celebrations is one of my favorite things to do. It’s a topic I discuss with my husband months prior to the date.

However, for special occasions like his birthday or Father’s Day, I like to ask friends or rely on my Recipes for the Family board on Pinterest.

There are many options to choose from that can help you celebrate this special occasion. To narrow down on your choices, I’ve put together a roundup of recipe ideas for Father’s Day dinner your family will enjoy.

Each recipe has been broken down into different categories: grilled, air fryer, and Instant Pot.

Not sure what to make for Father's Day dinner? Maybe your family enjoys easy grilled recipes or Instant Pot recipes. No worries, this post has a variety of Father's Day dinner recipes to try, including the best air fryer recipes. Plan a menu the family will love using these ideas for Father's Day dinner.

25 Easy Grilled Recipes

There’s nothing more relaxing than taking the kitchen outdoors. Although I’m not one to grill, my husband loves grilling for the family on his days off. If your partner loves a delicious grilled meal, then I recommend trying one of these grilled favorites. The grilled fajita burgers are one of the best ideas for Father’s Day dinner!

Grilled Potato Salad
Grilled Venison Kabobs
Vietnamese Grilled Pork
Easy Grilled BBQ Ranch Chicken
Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Pork
Grilled Taco Burger
Easy Grilled Venison Backstrap
Grilled Steak & Shrimp Surf and Turf Kabobs
Easy Grilled Fajita Burgers with Guacamole
Grilled Blackened Salmon with Mango Pico De Gallo
Grilled Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Tahini Sauce & Marinated Veggies (Gluten-Free, Paleo)
Grilled Shrimp Taco
Grilled Chicken Kabobs
Grilled Steak Fajitas
Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers With Grilled Corn
Grilled Chicken
WW Campfire Grilled Vegetables
Grilled Petite Sirloin Steak
Garlic Lime Grilled Flat Iron Steak
Grilled Asian-Style Pork Burgers
Grilled Halloumi And Avocado Salad

6 Best Air Fryer Recipes You Can Make For Dad

Maybe you don’t want to spend the day outdoors (or Father’s Day might fall on a rainy day). Rain or shine, these air fryer recipes are good ideas for Father’s Day dinner that are sure to delight your partner. Throw in some hamburgers or even a ribeye and let that air fryer do its thing!

Air Fryer Ribeye Recipe
The BEST Air Fryer Rib Eye Steak with Blue Cheese Butter!
Tasty air fryer hamburgers
Air Fryer Beer Brats
Air Fryer Fried Jalapeno Cream Cheese Burgers
Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

Instant Pot Easy Recipes To Try

Enjoying time with the family means not spending the entire day in the kitchen, mamas. There’s no reason why you should with inventions like the Instant Pot and slow-cooked meals. So pull out your Instant Pot and choose one of these ideas for Father’s Day dinner.

Instant Pot Mexican Carnitas
Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork
Instant Pot Fall Off The Bone Ribs
Instant Pot Loaded Potatoes
Instant Pot Keto Short Ribs
Instant Pot Pork Carnitas
Instant Pot Korean Beef Bowl
Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe
Instant Pot Chinese Spare Ribs
Instant Pot Fall Apart Tender Short Ribs
Instant Pot Orange Chicken
Instant Pot Beef And Broccoli
Instant Pot Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich
Instant Pot Butter Chicken
Instant Pot Salisbury Steak w/Onion Mushroom Gravy [Recipe + Video]
Instant Pot Lamb Shanks

Do you plan ideas for Father’s Day dinner ahead of time? Comment below on what recipe you’d like to try!

Did you enjoy these recipes? Try something from my list of Mother’s Day Brunch ideas — or maybe pair one of these with drink recipes.

Not sure what to make for Father's Day dinner? Maybe your family enjoys easy grilled recipes or Instant Pot recipes. No worries, this post has a variety of Father's Day dinner recipes to try, including the best air fryer recipes. Plan a menu the family will love using these ideas for Father's Day dinner.

Reader Comments

  1. I love entertaining and planning holiday events too. I’m a daddy’s girl so father’s day is important. I love your ideas. Grilling is one of our favorite ways to cook.

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