Cast iron skillets aren’t just for scrambling your eggs in the morning anymore. Just like one pot and crock pot recipes, these skillet meals are simple to make and incredibly delicious. You won’t be able to choose which one to make first!


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1. Golden Beet and Blue Cheese Risotto

That’s right, you can make risotto in a skillet. All you’ll need for this creamy recipe is golden beets, blue cheese and a whole lot of paremsean.

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2. Sweet Potato and Mozzarella Egg Skillet

I would never have thought to combine these two amazing ingredients into one skillet recipe: sweet potatoes and eggs. With a healthy portion of mozzarella, you will have an amazingly cheesy dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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3. Fried Chicken

Easy-to-make fried chicken can be accomplished with some chicken breasts, bread crumbs, oil and – of course – your handy skillet.

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4. Skillet-Baked Stuffed Rigatoni

This Italian classic can be cooked to perfection in your cast iron skillet! Simply stuff your rigatoni with ricotta and goat cheese then drench it in marinara and enjoy!

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5. Thai Turkey Meatballs

In a perfect union of Italian and Thai food, these turkey meatball are marinated in green curry and best served with basil garnish.

Skillet SconeJoy the Baker
6. Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Skillet Scone

Scones are not just for breakfast. Stuffed with red pepper and fetta and cooked in your handy skillet, you can slice up this delicious take on the scone for up to 10 guests.

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7. Skillet Bread With Artichoke Spinach Dip

Artichoke spinach dip is a huge trend. Now you can make it at home with cheesy, pull-apart bread…yes, please.

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8. Skillet Pizza

This skillet pizza can be customized with your favorite toppings AND can be made in three minutes. Hello, dinner.

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9. Easy Skillet Lasagna

Think lasagna is a tough recipe to make? This skillet version can be made in a snap and leaves you with an extra cheesy dinner in practically no time at all.

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10. Orange-Spiced Skillet Rolls With Cream Cheese Glaze

Giant cinnamon roll. This is not a joke.

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11. Brown Butter Coconut Dutch Baby

Although the dutch baby is a more difficult recipe, this delicious result is completely worth giving it a try.

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12. Chicken Pot Pie

Mom’s favorite can be easily made in your cast iron skillet!

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13. Deep Dish Pizza

Thin crust isn’t your only skillet pizza option. With some thick crust and extra cheese, you can have a deep dish version, too!

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14. Caramel Cookie

This looks unreal. A gooey, deep dish chocolate chip cookie covered in caramel? Sign us up.

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15. S’mores Dip

Dessert dips are a home run with party guests. Good news – this take on your summer favorite can be served straight from the skillet.