Cast iron skillets can be used on the stove or grill or even in the oven. This exciting versatility means they’re suitable for making all different recipes. There are skillet recipes for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner. Invest in a good cast iron skillet (or three!) and you will find yourself using it often to make tasty dishes such as Baja chicken and peppers, sweet potato hash, cranberry leek chicken, and more!
Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Kale Skillet
Turkey pairs with sweet potatoes, garlic, shallot, lime, cheese, and more, for this super-simple turkey skillet dinner. You only need one pan to make it, which also means less washing up for you afterwards. So however you look at it, this yummy low carb meal is a real winner!
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Italian Frittata Recipe
Straightforward to make and a treat to eat, this Italian vegetable frittata recipe is definitely a winning recipe. It’s simple to prepare, and you can mix and match the fillings depending on what you have in the refrigerator. It’s the perfect way to use up any vegetables or cooked meats you need to use up.
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Cheesy Baja Chicken & Bell Pepper Skillet
Although there is no shortage of baked chicken recipes to choose from, this one stands out from the rest. Citrus, garlic, peppers, cilantro, cheese, and more add flavour to the chicken. This dish is gorgeous served hot with rice on the side.
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Pan Roasted Beef Tenderloin Medallions
The delicious flavours of cayenne, garlic, chilies, horseradish and more, these seared beef medallions with tomato relish sauce are sure to tantalize your taste buds with this 30 minute meal.
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Try making these delicious copycat Ikea Swedish meatballs at home and enjoy the same great taste as the ones you find in the store.
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Baked French Toast Maple Cinnamon Skillet
Using canned biscuits as the base makes this Pillsbury French toast bake super quick and easy to make. After all, who wants to cook a complicated recipe first thing in the morning? Not me, which is why I’m so happy I discovered this!
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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
This chocolate chip cookie dessert is easy to mix in one bowl and there are no cookies to scoop out on a sheet pan. Sometimes you just want to make a quick batch of cookies but you don’t want to spend all day scooping out the dough. Mix it in one bowl and get excited about tasting it!
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Skillet Tilapia with Tomatoes
Quick, easy and full of healthy veggies this Skillet Tilapia with Tomatoes is a win for a busy night. It comes together in less than 30 minutes and only requires a few ingredients. This is one of the best skillet recipes!
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Skillet Cranberry Leek Chicken
This skillet cranberry leek chicken is a fun and festive holiday dinner. The tart and sweet sauce makes the perfect pairing with simply sauteed chicken breasts.
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Mediterranean Skillet Chicken with Greens
Try this hearty, healthy Mediterranean skillet chicken with greens. It’s packed with nutritious vegetables and sprinkled with spices to liven it up a bit. It’s a filling meal that can be prepped on Sunday and eaten all week.
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Game Day Pizza Skillet Dip
Games and tailgating look a little different this year, but we are here to share with you a perfect homegating solution with this yummy recipe for Game Day Pizza Roll Skillet Dip. We’ve also got some great ideas to make homegating your new favorite weekend tradition!
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Skillet cornbread is a quick and easy recipe that is made with just a handful of ingredients. It’s the perfect easy cornbread recipe that can be used with all of your favorite soups, stews, chilis, and more.
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Spinach Shakshuka with Tomatillos
This spinach shakshuka is a modern twist on classic shakshuka – base of hearty greens with perfectly poached eggs. It’s ready in 45 minutes and perfect for a power breakfast!
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Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet
This southwestern inspired ground beef and sweet potato skillet is an easy one-pan meal everyone will love. This recipe works great for meal-prepping, the leftovers are delicious.
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Ground Beef Stroganoff
If you’re looking for a yummy dinner that doesn’t skimp on flavor or require much time or effort, this flavorful ground beef stroganoff is just what you need. Tender ground beef, sautéed onions, and mushrooms simmer in a deliciously rich and creamy 3-ingredient sauce.
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Sweet Potato Hash
Sweet potato hash is a hearty, nutritious, and delicious breakfast that has proven to be a real crowd-pleaser. Imagine a big plate with soft sweet potatoes, tasty ham, and onions. It’s topped off with a sunny-side-up egg cooked just right.
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Cheesy Ground Turkey Taco Skillet
This ground turkey taco skillet has so much going for it! It’s incredibly tasty – we’ve got classic taco flavors, a healthy dose of cheese, and even a few veggies thrown in there, plus it’s ready in just 15 minutes, making this easy taco skillet dinner a great weeknight dinner option.
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Healthy Black Bean Skillet Dinner
This vegetarian but hearty black bean skillet dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes and satisfying enough for meat-eaters to enjoy! It offers black beans, corn, veggies, and a dose of cheese for a scoop-able one-skillet meal that’s cheesy and loaded with flavor.
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Skillet Breakfast Potatoes
Ready in just 30 minutes, these crispy, spicy skillet breakfast potatoes are the perfect dish to add to your dining table. This simple recipe uses fork-tender potatoes and a variety of veggies and spices to create a flavorful, filling, and nutritious breakfast.
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Ground Beef Stir Fry
This ground beef stir fry recipe is the perfect weeknight meal. Made in one pan with an assortment of fresh vegetables, it features a garlic ginger homemade stir fry sauce that’s healthier, tastier and quicker than any takeout order!
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Brownie S’mores Dip
The Brownie S’mores Dip Recipe is the perfect indulgent treat for summertime gatherings, combining the delicious flavors of classic s’mores with a rich, chocolatey brownie base. Baking the dip in a cast-iron skillet adds a rustic charm, while the gooey marshmallow layer and melted chocolate chunks are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
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Skillet Taco Salad
This skillet taco salad is a wonderful Taco Tuesday meal. Taco salad is wonderful stuff and all the toppings are adjustable to your needs and wants, so you can let everyone top their own. It’s a great one-pot dish. Add this to your list of favorite skillet recipes.
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Achari Chicken (Chicken Curry With Pickling Spices)
Achari chicken curry or Achari Murgh is a curry dish cooked with pickling spices. It’s a delicious North Indian dish that has a piquant achari spice flavor.
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Easy Pan Fried Potatoes
These skillet-fried potatoes are perfectly golden brown on the outside and delightfully tender on the inside. What’s best is that they’re incredibly easy to make for the best crispy potatoes every single time.
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Mexican Ground Beef Skillet
Taco seasoning makes this Mexican ground beef recipe an easy and flavorful one-pan meal you can have on the table in 30 minutes. Filled with beans, rice, peppers and plenty of melted cheese, this is a healthy ground beef recipe everyone will love!
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This Ethiopian, one pot, cabbage stew, which is also known as Atakilt Wat or Atkilt Wot comes together in just 30 minutes. Flavored with turmeric, it’s a great way to use pantry veggies!
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