Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

A collection of skillet recipes made using the most versatile pan in the kitchen! Not all of these recipes absolutely require a cast iron skillet, however the outcome may be improved and or the recipe is easier to make with the versatility of my favorite pan.

Grilled Chicken Caprese Recipe

Grilled chicken topped with thinly sliced roma tomatoes, melted mozzarella cheese, fresh chopped basil, and a drizzle of balsamic reduction. It’s a simple yet elegant dish packed with so much flavor.

Quick Chicken Birria Tacos Recipe

Chicken birria tacos are made with shredded rotisserie chicken and a quick savory sauce. It’s a simplified fried taco recipe that can be made in under 30 minutes.

Skillet Lasagna Recipe

Classic lasagna made in a 12 inch cast iron skillet. This recipe features a meat sauce, mozzarella and ricotta filling, and a final layer of broiled fresh mozzarella.

Fancy Baked French Toast Recipe

The easiest French toast recipe you will EVER bake. No overnight waiting and perfect for a crowd. Dusted with powdered sugar and brown sugar, it literally tastes like fried dough topped with maple syrup.

Skillet Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Skillet chicken fajitas are made in a cast-iron skillet with thinly sliced chicken and sauteed peppers and onions, all tossed in a blend of your favorite Mexican spices.

Chicken Broccoli Ziti Recipe

Creamy pasta tossed with tender broccoli and thinly sliced chicken. It’s a full meal with everything you need. That’s what I love about it. Veggies, protein, carbs all in one bowl.

Blackened Fish Tacos Recipe

Easy blackened fish tacos made with fresh cilantro, purple cabbage, tomato, cotija cheese, lime juice, avocado, and chipotle mayonnaise.

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Chicken pot pie made in a 9-inch cast iron skillet. Filled with shredded chicken, peas, carrots, corn, and creamy gravy and wrapped in a flakey golden pie crust.

Penne Alla Vodka Recipe

Pasta in vodka sauce is a really easy ‘from scratch’ sauce to make with your most basic ingredients. Plus it’s on the table in about 25 minutes or less.

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Marinara Recipe

My stuffed chicken is filled with shredded mozzarella cheese and homemade basil pesto and then topped with marinara and more mozzarella cheese. It’s baked for about 35 minutes and ready to serve. Simple, cheesy, and delicious.

Skillet Apple Crisp Recipe

Classic apple crisp is one of my favorite fall desserts. Served warm with vanilla ice cream, it’s the ultimate sweet, tart, and creamy dessert made in a cast iron skillet.

BBQ Chicken Nachos Recipe

BBQ chicken nachos are a simple one-skillet, gameday appetizer made with BBQ chicken, a healthy dose of shredded Mexican cheese, fresh tomatoes, green onions, salsa, chopped green chilies, chopped black olives, and fresh avocado.

Chicken Piccata Recipe

An easy chicken piccata recipe made with thinly sliced chicken tossed in a simple piccata sauce that consists of white wine, chicken broth, capers, fresh lemon juice, butter, and garlic.

Cheesy Buffalo Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Simple baked buffalo chicken stuffed with a creamy buffalo filling made with cream cheese, shredded mozzarella cheese, buffalo sauce, finely chopped celery, and blue cheese crumbles.

Smash Burger Recipe

A smashed burger is at the key to replicating your favorite fast food joint’s irresistible burger. Thin juicy beef patties topped with cheddar cheese and stacked for the most amazing homemade double cheeseburger you will ever make.