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21 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes You Should Try

Time to use one of the most versatile tools in your kitchen.

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1. Chipotle BBQ Chicken Pizza

On the table in under 30 minutes. Get the recipe here.
withsaltandwit.com

On the table in under 30 minutes. Get the recipe here.

2. Gooey Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

Putting the "goo" in "good." Get the recipe here.
thecookierookie.com

Putting the "goo" in "good." Get the recipe here.

3. Skillet Chicken Fajitas

Basically an excuse to eat more guacamole. Get the recipe here.
reciperunner.com

Basically an excuse to eat more guacamole. Get the recipe here.

4. Potato, Pepper, and Spinach Breakfast Hash

Get the recipe here.
neighborfoodblog.com

Get the recipe here.

5. Four-Cheese Baked Rigatoni

As the saying goes, "The more cheese, the merrier." Get the recipe here.
howsweeteats.com

As the saying goes, "The more cheese, the merrier." Get the recipe here.

6. Browned Butter Honey Garlic Salmon

Roast in a cast iron pan to get those crispy caramelized bits. Get the recipe here.
cafedelites.com

Roast in a cast iron pan to get those crispy caramelized bits. Get the recipe here.

7. German Oven Pancake

Looks v. impressive, but only requires five minutes of prep. Get the recipe here.
therecipecritic.com

Looks v. impressive, but only requires five minutes of prep. Get the recipe here.

8. Sesame Roasted Chicken Thighs

Get the recipe here.
willcookforsmiles.com

Get the recipe here.

9. Vegetarian Skillet Lasagna

The lasagna noodles cook right in the pan! Get the recipe here.
asideofsweet.com

The lasagna noodles cook right in the pan! Get the recipe here.

10. Cajun Shrimp Quinoa Casserole

Throw it in the broiler to get that fontina cheese to bubble. Get the recipe here.
thisgalcooks.com

Throw it in the broiler to get that fontina cheese to bubble. Get the recipe here.

11. Ultimate Nachos

Using whatever ingredients you happen to have on hand. Get the recipe here.
iwashyoudry.com

Using whatever ingredients you happen to have on hand. Get the recipe here.

12. Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Chicken

Got chicken, cream cheese, and a jar of roasted peppers? You got dinner. Get the recipe here.
aspicyperspective.com

Got chicken, cream cheese, and a jar of roasted peppers? You got dinner. Get the recipe here.

13. Whole Wheat No-Knead Skillet Bread

Get the recipe here.
tasteloveandnourish.com

Get the recipe here.

14. Shepherd's Pie Topped with Cauliflower Mash

Comfort food that also gets your veggie servings in. Get the recipe here.
everylastbite.com

Comfort food that also gets your veggie servings in. Get the recipe here.

15. Cinnamon Skillet Bread With Warm Cheesecake Dip

And drizzled with caramel sauce. Get the recipe here.
sprinklebakes.com

And drizzled with caramel sauce. Get the recipe here.

16. Sweet Potato, Kale, and Shrimp Pan

::Does the one pan dinner dance:: Get the recipe here.
primaverakitchen.com

::Does the one pan dinner dance:: Get the recipe here.

17. Chicken Tamale Casserole

Featuring a ~CoRnBrEaD CruSt~. Get the recipe here.
jocooks.com

Featuring a ~CoRnBrEaD CruSt~. Get the recipe here.

18. Four-Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Cake

Let's count the ingredients: refrigerated biscuit dough, butter, cinnamon, and sugar. Get the recipe here.
chelseasmessyapron.com

Let's count the ingredients: refrigerated biscuit dough, butter, cinnamon, and sugar. Get the recipe here.

19. Loaded Smashed Potatoes

You may eat the whole pan. Get the recipe here.
seasonsandsuppers.ca

You may eat the whole pan. Get the recipe here.

20. Sausage and Potato Frittata

It's like the hash browns are INSIDE the eggs. Get the recipe here.
azestybite.com

It's like the hash browns are INSIDE the eggs. Get the recipe here.

21. Apple Butter Pork Chops

One pan dinners FTW. Get the recipe here.
thecookierookie.com

One pan dinners FTW. Get the recipe here.

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