26+ Easy Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

From breakfast to dinner, and even dessert, these east Cast Iron Skillet Recipes are perfect for cast iron experts and beginners alike!

So you bought a cast iron skillet. Now what?? Lucky for you, not only do I have lots of recipes for you to make, but I also have a guide on How to Clean Cast Iron and How to Season Cast Iron!

Cast Iron Skillet Breakfast Recipes

Sausage and Egg Skillet is a delicious breakfast skillet with andouille sausage, potato, eggs and gooey cheese. Ready in 30 minutes and perfect for special weekend brunch! #breakfastskilletrecipe #castironskilletrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Andouille Breakfast Skillet

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Andouille Breakfast Skillet is a tasty breakfast meal is made with potatoes, runny eggs and smoky andouille sausage. 
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Cast Iron Cinnamon Buns

With only 30 minutes to rise and no stand mixer required to make, you now have no excuse not to make these quicker Cast Iron Cinnamon Buns every weekend!
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Breakfast Sweet Potato Hash

This Breakfast Sweet Potato Hash is full of fresh flavors and bright colors! It’s naturally high in protein, gluten-free and diary-free too.
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Cast Iron Skillet Dinner Recipes

Sharp cheddar cheese tossed with rice, broccoli florets, roasted red pepper and tender Eckrich Smoked Sausage. Dinner is ready in just 15 minutes! #easydinnerideas #skilletmeals #onepandinner www.savoryexperiments.com

Cheesy Sausage Broccoli Skillet

4.82 from 11 votes
This Cheesy Sausage Broccoli Skillet is so easy to make with rice, sliced sausage veggies and of course, CHEESE! Ready in 15 minutes! 
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Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe

5 from 17 votes
Homemade Hamburger Helper Skillet is a  great ground beef recipe with cheddar cheese, seasonings and tomatoes all ready in 20-minutes! 
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Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Skillet Recipe

4.86 from 7 votes
Busy families can never have enough delicious and quick one dish meals. This Chicken and Rice Skillet is one of our favorites and so easy!
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Mushroom Chicken and Rice Skillet is an easy one dish meal with loads of flavor like peas, mushrooms, shallots, sage and garlic.

Mushroom Chicken and Rice Skillet Recipe

5 from 2 votes
Mushroom Chicken and Rice Skillet is an easy one dish meal with loads of flavor like peas, mushrooms, shallots, sage and garlic.
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Pomegranate Chicken Skillet

Succulently tender and juicy chicken thighs with perfectly crispy skin, easily made with a sweet and tart pomegranate sauce that’s finger lickin’ good!
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Steak and Potatoes Skillet

4.50 from 10 votes
This steak and potato skillet recipe is filled with lots of flavor and veggies — it makes a great meal for a busy weeknight!
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Chicken Marsala Orzo Skillet

I love a big ole’ pot of comfort food. Especially when it involves hearty fall flavors like this Chicken Marsala Orzo Skillet!
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Easy Cast Iron Pan Pizzas

These Easy Cast Iron Pan Pizzas with Perfect Crust have the best crispy, oiled golden brown crust. Fix ’em up with your favorite toppings for an easy, at home experience you won’t soon forget!
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Salisbury Steak

4.42 from 24 votes
Forget what you know about salisbury steak, this Homemade Salisbury Steak recipe is out of this world! Topped with a mushroom gravy, it's moist and delicious!
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Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

Ground lamb is infused with Guinness beer and savory herbs like rosemary and thyme to make this delicious Skillet Shepherd’s Pie!
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Skillet Lemon Chicken Breasts

Skillet Lemon Chicken Breasts with herbs is a savory dish with the most simple and delicious chicken marinade giving you the best ever and easiest lemon chicken breasts that is perfect for any weeknights!
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Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

A fun step-by-step guide on how to make the most delicious and heart warming Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with veggies, mushroom, moist chicken cubes and topped with a melt-in-your-mouth pie crust!
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One-Pan Skillet Gnocchi with Mushrooms

This One-Pan Skillet Gnocchi with Mushrooms is a fast, easy, satisfying dish that’s vegetarian, dairy-free, and perfect for Meatless Mondays!
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Beefy Taco Mac & Cheese

This Beefy Taco Mac & Cheese recipe is going to delight your taste buds and bring you back to home cooking memories!
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Cast Iron Skillet Dessert Recipes

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Oreo Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Talk about heaven in a skillet! This Oreo Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is sure to become one of your favorite dessert recipes.
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Strawberry Rhubarb Skillet Cobbler

This Strawberry Rhubarb Skillet Cobbler with Cardamom is the perfect springtime dessert. Sweet strawberries combine with tangy rhubarb and warming cardamom!
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Healthy Skillet Peanut Butter Cookie

This Healthy Skillet Peanut Butter Cookie is a chocolate and peanut butter lover’s dream come true. A slightly under-baked, gooey dessert bursting with peanut butter and chocolate and given a healthy makeover!
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Cast Iron Orange Olive Oil Upside Down Cake

Cast Iron Orange Olive Oil Upside Down Cake may be a bit of a tongue twister. But you’ll forgive that once you take a taste. Moist and fragrant with oranges, it has a hint of spice and a bread pudding-like consistency!
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About the Author

Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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  1. Its fabulous…Jessica and i really like your every dish..and this is one of my favorite post till now…Thanks for sharing….!

  2. What a delicious round up! I love using my cast iron skillet! It’s one of my favourite things to cook with. Thanks so much for including my shepherd’s pie recipe 🙂

  3. I’ve only made quesadillas on mine. i know, shame on me! I love your recipes! and had no idea you could make cinnamon rolls on a cast iron.

  4. Oh, i just pinned this! I use my cast iron skillets all.the.time. So many yummy recipes. I can’t wait to try them ALL!

  5. I love cooking in my cast iron skillet especially when I can cook everything in one pan. This is such a great collection of recipes.