“What’s for dinner tonight?”

The question might sound easy the first time, but when you have to constantly make this decision every night, especially when your kids are a bit fussy about what to eat, things DO take a wild turn sometimes!

If you are looking to whip up a quick and healthy dinner menu for your family tonight without running the extra mile, then a cast-iron skillet should be your BFF in the kitchen.

Want to know why?

Well, not only you can sauté, sear, roast or bake in a cast-iron pan, but you can also pull together a 10-minute Beef Teriyaki with only 5 ingredients if you are too exhausted to do anything elaborate!Best Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

Did we just get your attention with THAT recipe?

Well, grab a skillet and read on to the rest of this article where we present you with 100+ Cast Iron Skillet Recipes like this to cover everything from breakfast to lunch to dinner and keep your tummy filled with delicious food all the time!

101 Incredible Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

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  1. It’s Teriyaki Time!

We are starting off with something that we promised, the 10-minute Beef Teriyaki that will make you want your hands in it as soon as it’s cooked! You will need 1 pound of ground beef (96% lean), minced garlic, fresh ginger (Dried will also do!) and ¾ cup of thick teriyaki sauce to make this recipe.

Get Recipe at The Seasoned Mom

  1. Let The Tango Begin

Do you know what’s called the perfect harmony in the food world? A good combination! And that’s what the honey-garlic shrimp with broccoli floret recipe is all about! To make this dish even better, pre-heat the pan earlier so that the shrimp gets a chance to have a nice sear on its outside.

Get Recipe at Gimme Delicious

  1. Buon Appetito

Just the thought of a classic Italian Pasta is enough to make anyone’s mouth start watering in anticipation! To make your weeknight all the more enjoyable, we recommend trying out our Chicken Fettuccine Pasta recipe tonight!

Get Recipe at Damn Delicious

  1. A Smoky Treat

Smoky treats are always a bonus to the dinner table and a skillet-cooked Tilapia with a slightly burnt crust on top never fails to impress!

The secret of a perfectly seared fish lies in how well you cover the sides of the fish with blackening spice before adding the fish in a smoking-hot pan for cooking.

Get Recipe at Eat This

  1. Sweet Plus Savory Combo

“Eat breakfast like a king” is a popular saying that encourages you to start the day on a positive note. Keeping that in mind, we are adding a Sweet Potato Hash to our list that goes perfectly well with a sunny-side-up poach in the morning!

Get Recipe at Lodge

  1. Quick Pan Pizza

Want to make tonight a pizza night?

You can actually make a pan pizza on the stove that will take even less time than the delivery boy!

One pro tip: melt the cheese under the broiler to get the perfect brownish crust on top and don’t forget to add mushroom and pepperoni in the end.

Get Recipe at Averie Cooks

  1. Get Ready To Melt

The country-like charm that a skillet cookie has is too irresistible! If you too like the crispy edges along with the delicious, warm chewy center, then grab your round skillet and start drizzling the finest chocolate into the cookie mix to get the perfect texture!

Get Recipe at Just A Taste

  1. Hard To Beat The Classic

A classic cornbread was probably the most common go-to snack for many of us in childhood. And it’s still equally delicious and can be your family’s favorite if you know how to make it as your mom did!

The best part is, you can serve at least 8 people with this one dish.

Get Recipe at My Recipes

  1. Kid’s Favorite “Mac-N-Cheese”

Instead of the processed boxed mac-n-cheese, you can make a yummy, super-creamy mac-n-cheese at home that even the pickiest kid will want to savor!

Depending on your taste bud, you can either go for crunchy potato chips and crackers toppings or select a healthier option like fresh herbs and tomatoes.

Get Recipe at Taste Of Home

  1. Berry Sweet!

If the plain-old regular pancake doesn’t make the cut for you, try the Strawberry Pancake instead, which is yummier, sweeter and a healthier breakfast option. Make sure the pancake puffs up nicely and has a warm, golden shade before removing it from the oven and serve it with maple syrup on top.

Get Recipe at AllRecipes

  1. It’s Never Too Cheesy

Did you know the fats in cheese make us feel happy and content by releasing a “feel-good” chemical named Dopamine? Try our latest addition cheese-filled Beef Skillet Ravioli dish and find out if it’s true!

Get Recipe at Southern Living

  1. Date Night At Home?

Wondering what to cook in cast iron to WOW your special one with your culinary skill?

We suggest putting together a classic lasagna with some Italian sausages, dry noodles, cheese, white mushroom and marinara sauce to cook for a romantic meal at home!

Get Recipe at Kitchen

  1. Saucy Skillet Salmon

Everything tastes better if you know how to make the right sauce for it! With that in mind, we recommend decking up your salmon fillet with a sauce made of diced tomatoes, red pepper, chili pepper, cumin, coriander and salt.

Get Recipe at Food Network

  1. Mornings And Omelets

Omelets are a staple in almost every house for breakfast.

However, when it’s Sunday, you want something special and enjoy a proper breakfast as Hash Brown Omelets stuffed with onions, potatoes, spinach and mushrooms like this one!

Get Recipe at Happily Unprocessed

  1. Spaghetti, Forgetti

Feeling a bit down lately?

Well, you know what they say, “Eat some spaghetti to forgetti your regretti!”

To make the spaghetti extra-special, we suggest seasoning it with some mild taco mix and serve the dish with a dollop of sour cream on top.

Get Recipe at Kirbie’s Cravings

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  1. Veggies With Italian Sausages

Craving for a healthy home-cooked meal for lunch?

You can make a yummy dish with some sausages and leftover veggies quite easily! Hey, the recipe we provide only includes roasted potatoes, zucchini, bell pepper and diced tomatoes, but you can add/subtract veggies according to your taste bud if you want!

Get Recipe at Simply Whisked

  1. Simplicity Wins

Cod is one of the most nutritious and flavorful dishes and tastes simply I.N.C.R.E.D.I.B.L.E if you know how to cook it right! The secret lies in simplicity and the ability to cook thoroughly well until there’s no liquid left in the skillet anymore.

Get Recipe at Cooktoria

  1. Eat Your Scallops

Want to keep your heart healthy and relax the blood vessels?

Scallops contain Potassium and Magnesium, which help you in both of these situations!

Don’t forget to use Extra-virgin olive oil to bring out its flavor and enjoy the dish with Orange-Lime Vinaigrette on the side.

Get Recipe at Fifteen Spatulas

  1. Engage Guests With Lettuce-Wraps

If you are planning to throw a party and looking for a crowd-pleaser, then we suggest adding finger-foods like the Asian Lettuce Wraps to the list!

Not only the guests will dive in immediately to pick up the wraps, but they will also LOVE the sweet, slightly salty and the crunchy texture so much that you might run out of supplies very soon!

Get Recipe at Apple of My Eye

  1. Shrimp, Avocado And Happiness!

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring!  In fact, it’s the perfect way to experiment with various combinations!

The shrimp and avocado mix, for instance, goes really well together and the flavor hits a new height if you add some spinach and tomatoes on the serving dish and sprinkle some almonds as a finishing touch.

Get Recipe at Foodie Crush

  1. Fall Breakfast Treat

Warm, straight-out-of-the-oven Apple-puffed Pancakes are one of the things that make a fall morning all the more enjoyable!

To make sure you get apples in each little bite you take, use 2-3 medium-sized apples and slice them thinly before mixing in with the pancake batter.

Get Recipe at Half Baked Harvest

  1. Steal The Limelight

No matter how delicious (Or not-so-delicious!) the main courses were if you can pull up a fantastic dessert, like Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp at the end, that’s going to steal the limelight for sure!

Get Recipe at A Farmgirl’s Dabbles

  1. Make It Crispy

Whether you want to serve it as an appetizer or a snack in the afternoon, Corned Beef Latke can be a star on your dinner table if you make it crispy enough! Serve the latkes with some apple sauce or sour cream on the side and see how quickly you have to run to the kitchen for a refill!

Get Recipe at What Jew Wanna Eat

  1. Street-Food At Home

Socca, popular street food available in Nice, France can easily be made and devoured at home if you only know how to do it!

It’s basically a chickpea flour crepe that only needs 4 ingredients (Chickpea flour, Water, Olive oil, Salt) to make and forms a dark golden-brown shade on top when it’s done.

Get Recipe at Foodie Underground

  1. Stand Out!

It’s always a good idea to try out different things and experiment rather than repeating the same-old recipe over and over again!

The combination of Apple, Sauerkraut & Cheddar Cheese may seem weird at first, but if you can balance the sweetness and creaminess of the apples and cheese, it might your FAVORITE one till now!

Get Recipe at Iris and Honey

  1. Crispy Sweet Potato Nachos

Tangy sweet Nachos are everyone’s favorite food to snack on while a football match is going on the TV!

To add more nutritional value to the dish, we recommend using sweet potatoes instead of the white ones, as they are more enriched in vitamin A and fibers.

Get Recipe at Cakes to Kale

  1. Treat The Trout Well

Full of Potassium, Magnesium and Protein, Trout is one of the healthiest fish out there and it’s pretty delicious as well!

Almost everything goes well with this magnificent fish, however, smoked tomato salsa is perhaps the best of them all!

Get Recipe at Harvesting Nature

  1. Mix And Match

One of the fun things about Taco is you get to add as many fun toppings as you like and customize it just the way you prefer.

Of course, there’s a solid base for this! For instance, we are using Vegetables and Black Bean in this recipe. However, the rest is up to your imagination!

Get Recipe at Cook Nourish Bliss

  1. Bake A Dessert

While listing off things to cook in a cast iron skillet, don’t forget to add baking in it!

Don’t believe it yet?

Try the Apple Cobbler recipe today and let us know how much you LOVE the sear on the cake!

Get Recipe at The Stay At Home Chef

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  1. Comfort Food

Nothing beats the taste of warm, rich fillings of chicken, onions, carrots and peas mixture with a buttery crust on top on a cold, winter day!

And if that’s not enough to comfort you, this Chicken Pot Pie is also a one-dish meal, ergo less pans to clean afterward!

Get Recipe at Spicy Sourthern Kitchen

  1. Sesame Chicken Pops

This sesame chicken is cooked in less oil, full of nutritional value and takes only 30 minutes to prepare!

You can eat it as a Chinese item with rice or as a stand-alone dish (The salty and nutty flavor combo might make you want to dig in before even the rice arrives!).

Get Recipe at How Sweet Eats

  1. Orange, Ginger And Stickiness!

When you combine crispy chicken wings with a sticky glaze made of fresh orange juice and finely grated ginger root, the end result is bound to become DEL-IC-IOUS!

Don’t like the messiness?

Use the glaze as dipping to avoid getting your fingers all gooey and sticky (I like it though)!

Get Recipe at Rock Recipes

  1. French Mustard Twist

This chicken dishes require you to use Dijon and Stone ground mustard along with butter and garlic.

The result?

A juicy, sautéed chicken breast with all the goodness of the cream coming out of it!

Get Recipe at Must Love Home

  1. Crank Up The Heat

A well-fried chicken thigh has that crispiness you look for while eating!

Toss some red tomatoes, thinly-sliced onion, potatoes, thyme, garlic, oregano and 1/3 cup of squeezed lemon juice into the mix and you got yourself a Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs that are going to keep your tummy full for a long time!

Get Recipe at Damn Delicious

  1. Roasted Chicken With Veggies

I don’t know about you, but when I see a chicken roasted whole in its full glory, my mouth starts salivating immediately!

To make your experience all the more enjoyable, add some scallions, parsnips and some lemon zest in the skillet and cook until roast is browned beautifully before removing it from the oven.

Get Recipe at Epicurious

  1. Stir-Fried Cashew Noodles

Instead of the Chinese Takeout that you have on the weekdays, you can make a whole bunch of Stir-Fried Chicken Cashew Noodles and store it in the freezer for later use!

To make the noodles more flavorful, we suggest roasting the cashew nuts beforehand to have that crunchiness you are looking for!

Get Recipe at My Food Story

  1. A Different Flavor

The world of Moroccan Cuisine is indeed full of secrets, interesting combinations and of course, lots of deliciousness!

The Moroccan Chicken recipe that’s featured here is not only a great addition to the dinner table, but you can also wrap up the whole thing within 30 minutes if you are in a hurry!

Get Recipe at The Wunderlust Kitchen

  1. Enchilada Pot Meal

Looking for a shortcut without compromising any flavor on the dinner table?

This easy Chicken Enchilada recipe is here to help you out!

To get the cheesy goodness coming out of this dish, toss in some Mozzarella into the skillet and finish with avocado and lime on top of the melting cheese!

Get Recipe at Jar of Lemons

  1. Say Hello To Rosemary

Rosemary and Lemon are two ingredients that go well with chicken dishes and help add a refreshing taste to the roasted chicken without much effort!

Pro tip: Toss some zucchini, potatoes, broccoli before putting the skillet into the oven and the veggies will have enough time soaking up all the yummy juice to make it more flavorful!

Get Recipe at Africanbites

  1. Feeling Lazy? Cook Fajitas!

There are times when we can’t just muster the energy to cook anything elaborate, yet we would love to eat some homecooked delicious food at the same time!

For times like this, the Chicken Fajitas are the perfect dish for it takes only a little preparation and requires minimal effort on your part as it gets cooked pretty fast!

Get Recipe at Recipe Runner

  1. Crunchy Cutlets

While sitting beside the fireplace and sipping hot chocolate, you will feel a lot better if there’s a crunchy chicken cutlet on the side!

To avoid getting it too much oily, fry in small batches to determine the right amount and add when necessary.

Get Recipe at Fifteen Spatulas

  1. Creamy Spinach-Coated Chicken

Yep! You read it right!

In fact, you might even want to add this CRAZY combo to your cast iron skillet cookbook once you try this recipe out!

The best part is, you can serve this delicious dish with bread or rice depending on what you have at home right now!

Get Recipe at Diethood

  1. All-In-One

So far, we have talked about which dishes go well with what. But what if you are in the mood for a one-pot dish that has it all?

Well, the Paprika Chicken and Rice Recipe present you tender, juicy chicken pieces mixed with garlic, smoked-paprika and most importantly, RICE once you get this delicious dish out of the oven!

Get Recipe at Butter Your Biscuit

  1. A La King

A classic Chicken A La King consists of creamy sauce associated with peas and thinly sliced mushrooms to make the dish rich and thick.

Full of nutrition and Vitamin C, you can pour this creamy chicken dish over pasta, rice, toast or biscuit if you want as it tastes good with almost everything!

Get Recipe at The Stay At Home Chef

Vegetarian Cast Iron Skillet RecipesVegetarian Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

  1. Low-Carb Eggplant Parmesan

With all the Keto-diet going on all around the globe right now, you will need to calories even when it comes to vegetables!

Fortunately, the Eggplant Parmesan recipe that we have added in this list is low-carb, gluten-free as well as gets in your table under 30 minutes!

Get Recipe at Bellalimento

  1. Shakshuka Reloaded!

Shakshuka might sound a bit funny when you say it, however, simply put, it’s one of the most famous foods found in North Africa!

Traditionally, it’s made with spicy tomato sauces. We are putting a twist on it and using dark leafy greens instead of a healthier version.

Get Recipe at Feel Good Foodie

  1. A Summer Side-Dish

Is it time for the sun to come up and say “Hello” to you?

Welcome this summer season with one of its seasonal vegetables known as “Zucchini” and top it off with melting gouda cheese to finish a perfect dish that goes well with any main course!

Get Recipe at Small Town Woman

  1. Don’t Forget The Quesadilla

Spinaches goes really well with anything you can think of!

Don’t believe it?

Try spinach and white bean stuffed quesadilla tonight and let us know what you think!

To enjoy the full effect, serve it with a dollop of sour cream on top.

Get Recipe at Budget Bytes

  1. Chickpea Salad Lunch

If you are on diet or just a vegetarian by choice, remember you will need to include lots of proteins in your meal plan to compensate for the lack of meat.

And our next addition, Chickpea Salad is full of that! You can even this recipe an extra boost by adding shredded cheese or hard-boiled eggs on top.

Get Recipe at Ambitious Kitchen

  1. Go Nuts!

It’s time for some toasted cashew nuts to be the star!

To match with the crunching nuts, we suggest tossing some broccoli, carrots, green onions, bell peppers into the mix and serve this dish with cooked rice while it’s still HOT to savor every mouthful!

Get Recipe at Recipes From A Pantry

  1. Beginner’s Favorite

Every chef was once a beginner so it’s okay if you mess up things in the kitchen from time to time.

One of the easiest vegan cast iron skillet recipes is the most popular “Tofu Chow Mein”, which might be something you will feel comfortable with as it gets cooked within 30 minutes!

Get Recipe at Simple Veganista

  1. Apple Crisp Dessert

When it comes to dessert, it’s hard to find the one that’s 100% gluten-free.

Made with seasonal apples, our Apple Crisp stands out from the crowd and makes the juiciest, crispiest, gluten-free dessert that’s sure going to leave a pretty good impression on you once devoured!

Get Recipe at The Fitchen

  1. One-Pot Tomato Artichoke

Depending on how hungry you are, this one-pot vegetarian dish made with Tomato, Artichoke, Bean and Mushroom might make you want to finish the whole thing in one sitting cause it’s that Yummy!

Get Recipe at Meal Planner Pro

  1. Ditch The Take-outs

Love nibbling on the Chinese-Style Sticky Tofu and Broccoli take-outs?

Well, why not make it at home since you can make a large batch that’s enough to feed the whole family within the same price range?

To top it off, you can season the dish with scallion and sesame seeds as per your preference!

Get Recipe at Tasty

  1. Do NOT Skip The Steak

Just because you are a vegetarian doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to miss the tender, juicy flavor of a steak!

In fact, the Oyster Mushroom Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce tastes so delicious that even the meat lovers will want to have a go at it!

Get Recipe at Food Republic

  1. Egg Amidst Asparagus

If you are running out of time in the morning and still need to get your kids ready and properly fed by 8 AM, then this recipe is specially written for you!

The Asparagus and Eggs recipe is full of Vitamins, Proteins and energy to start the morning on a good, positive note. And most importantly, you can adjust the recipe easily to feed as many people as you need to!

Get Recipe at Naturally Ella

  1. Peas And Potato BFFs

Peas and potatoes make such a good combination together that they can be called BFFs!

If you too want to explore this dynamic duo, try the Black-eyed Peas & Dill Potato dish tonight and add fresh rosemary while cooking for the extra Umph!

Get Recipe at Food Literacy Center

  1. Winter-Special Butternut Squash

Vegan Butternut Squash is the perfect way to start a weekend as it’s full of spice, curry powder, pepper flakes and all other things that make you want to look forward to the rest of the week for more yummy food to come!

Serve the curry hot with spinach leaves on top for the best result.

Get Recipe at Healthy Nibbles

  1. Classic Potato pancake

Crispy on the outside, warm and tender on the inside, Vegan Potato Pancakes DO taste really AMAZING if you make it right!

This dish is versatile and apt for any meal of the day, for instance, you can have it as a side dish of your main course, afternoon snack or even at a party as a finger-food!

Get Recipe at Veg News

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  1. Get That Steak Browned!

A porterhouse steak piece should look as good as it tastes!

To get that perfect, brown sear on the meat, we recommend taking a 2-inch thick piece and wait until the pan is smoking HOT before releasing the steak in it.

Lastly, don’t forget to scoop up the leftover juices from the pan and spread all over the meat for the best result!

Get Recipe at Bon Appetit

  1. Sweet Or Savory?

The next dish is best described as little of both worlds really!

Shrimp combined with Honey-Garlic Sauce tastes lip-smacking good and matches up to everyone’s taste bud (Unless you are allergic to shrimp, duh-uh!).

Get Recipe at The Cooking Jar

  1. Sausage And Cabbage Twosome!

Sautéed hot sausage meat mixed with bits of cabbage is exactly what you would call a perfect dinner meal at the end of the day!

Although the dish is pretty delicious on its own, serving it over a plate of hot pasta or cauliflower rice tastes even better!

Get Recipe at Creme De La Crumb

  1. Don’t Grumble, Eat Crumble

A dinner feels incomplete without the sweetness of the dessert, don’t you think?

Don’t worry, our Apple-Blackberry crumble with a dollop of sour whipped cream on top won’t let you down!

Get Recipe at Country Living

  1. Steak With Grapes

A flank steak marinated with garlic and herbs gets the perfect sear marks on its side if cooked at the right temperature!

Sauté the grapes and spinaches for 5 minutes in the juice before spreading them all over the meat.

Get Recipe at Martha Stewart

  1. Here Comes The Sloppy-Joe!

Sloppy Joe Tater-Tots are always a hit among the kids as well as adults!

Although this recipe calls ground beef, you can also substitute it with Turkey meat if that’s what you have available at home.

Get Recipe at I Wash You Dry

  1. Tortellini on the table

If you are looking for a quick dinner recipe that can be done within 30 minutes, then the Sausage Tortellini dish is definitely the ONE for you!

The tortellini is packed with all sorts of tangy flavor, cheese and sauces that you need to enjoy a good meal!

Get Recipe at Easy Family Recipes

  1. Fatty Meatballs

Do NOT underestimate their sizes!

The round little meatballs are stuffed with eggs, mozzarella cheese, garlic, basil, oregano that are just waiting to ooze out any time you bite into them!

Get Recipe at Recipe Runner

  1. Scalloped Potato Dish

Gold potatoes covered with shredded Gruyere cheese and seasoned with pepper makes the perfect comfort food on a cold winter night!

To avoid getting the dish too salty, use unsalted butter and taste before serving.

Get Recipe at Food Network

  1. Chicken And Spinach Gnocchi

This Chicken and Spinach recipe is super easy and practically can be made out of the leftover ingredients in your fridge!

You can even swap the key ingredient “Gnocchi” with a medium-sized pasta if that’s what’s available in your pantry.

Get Recipe at Chelsea’s Messy Apron

  1. Ready-To-Eat Cabbage Rolls

Technically, we aren’t making a roll here, rather we are using the stuffing that goes inside the rolls!

Serve it with hot rice and enjoy eating the dish right out of the pan!

Get Recipe at An Affair From The Heart

  1. Chili Baked Over Cornbread

One of the perks of cast iron cooking is that you can be as versatile as you want to be!

It’s oven-proof and certainly good cookware for our next addition the “Chili-Cornbread” dish that needs to be baked at 400-Degree Fahrenheit.

Get Recipe at I Heart Naptime

  1. Salmon With Quinoa And Others

This recipe calls for keeping the skin on your Salmon fillets, which is full of minerals and nutritional values!

As we are adding Quinoa, Feta and Arugula into the mix, there’s less chance of overcooking this dish by mistake.

Get Recipe at Serious Eats

  1. Beef-Pepper Combo

In the mood for a quick meal on-the-go?

The Stuffed Pepper recipe can be done within 30 minutes max!

And the best part is, you only have one pan to clean afterward!

Get Recipe at 12 Tomatoes

  1. Sizzling Lamb Chops

Pan-fried Lamb Chops is one of the dishes that will leave your tummy full, yet you will be begging for seconds anyway!

Season it with salt, pepper and rosemary before serving this meal with a cucumber salad on its side.

Get Recipe at Healthy Recipes Blog

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  1. Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros is actually a very popular breakfast served at Mexican farms!

Topped with corn tortillas, beans, ranchero sauce and an egg, it’s good enough as a stand-alone dish or can also be served with an additional sauce if you prefer.

Get Recipe at Cookie And Kate

  1. Tomato Frittatas

One of my summer favorites, the Tomato Frittatas requires eggs, sun-dried tomatoes, a splash of almond milk, fresh spinaches and herbs to whip up some juicy bites that are ready to pop anytime!

Get Recipe at Love & Lemons

  1. Dutch Baby Pancakes

The puffy, golden-brown pancakes look super adorable, especially if you serve them right in the mini-skillet that you cooked in!

These Dutch Baby Pancakes are best served with maple syrup or fresh fruits.

Get Recipe at One Dish Kitchen

  1. Miniature Cookies

Looking for some 6 Inch cast iron skillet recipes that’s perfect for a date night?

Well, you can make small batches of Chocolate Chip Cookies, add some colorful sprinkles and call it a day if you follow this recipe!

Get Recipe at Crazy For Crust

  1. Pesto Pizza

Make the pesto ahead of time and half of your work is already done!

The Pesto Pizza combined with Italian sausage, Mushrooms and Kale Pesto is a fantastic item to serve at a party as an appetizer!

Get Recipe at Urban Foodie Kitchen

  1. Chocolate-Toffee Brownie

If you have a sweet tooth (Or all 32 sweet teeth!), then you will LOVE these Chocolate Brownies that are stuffed with Toffee bits to make anyone salivate!

Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on top and you are all set for enjoying this delicious dessert!

Get Recipe at My Baking Addiction

  1. Cranberry-Pecan Pie

Love the sweetness of the cranberry and the nuttiness of the pecan pie?

Combine both of these to get the ultimate pair, known as the Cranberry-Pecan Pie!

Drizzle some caramel on top and serve with a dollop of whipped cream for the best result.

Get Recipe at Southern Cast Iron

  1. Hot Crisp, Anyone?

Crisp comes in many varieties and this time we are talking about the Ginger-Peach Crisp that’s juicy, gluten-free and super-cute to say the least!

Packed with all sorts of summer flavor, this dish goes well with Vanilla ice-cream on top!

Get Recipe at Marisa Moore

  1. Marshmallow S’mores

Although we will never be able to beat your grandma’s recipe in this category, these marshmallow s’ mores are pretty good nevertheless!

Filled with butter, chocolate and graham-cracker, your kids are going to LOVE this one as an afternoon snack for sure!

Get Recipe at Gravel & Dine

  1. Turkey Pot Pie

This mini Turkey Pot Pie recipe is more of a relaxed one, where you can add/subtract ingredients as you like.

The concept of this dish is to use leftover turkey meat and vegetables from your fridge as everything blends pretty smoothly in a pot pie!

Get Recipe at Southern Living

  1. Carrot-N-Coconut Cream

Instead of regular Birthday Cakes, how about you do something different this year?

“Hello!”, says Mr. Carrot!

Topped with coconut milk, cinnamon and maple syrup, this vegan carrot cake is incredibly moist and soft on the inside and looks fantabulous on the outside!

Get Recipe at Uproot Kitchen

  1. Fruity Pies

A hearty fruity pie is a perfect way to end your meal on a good note!

Depending on which fruits are seasonal right now, you may need to adjust the spices in this recipe.

Get Recipe at Blessed Beyond Crazy

  1. Refreshing Raspberry Tart

To welcome the summer season with open hands, you need something as refreshing as Raspberry-Almond Linzer Tart to perk you up!

You can swap the raspberries with strawberry, blueberry or other seasonal fruits if you prefer.

Get Recipe at Field Company

  1. Shrimps And Grits

Shrimp grits is a popular southern breakfast that also tastes great at lunch or even in dinnertime!

For a shorter cook time, get started with the grit on the stove while preparing the shrimps on the side.

Get Recipe at Taste With The Eyes

  1. Crustless Quiches

Quiche is basically a custard pie that’s unsweetened.

You will be surprised to know how much stuffing is used in this recipe including 2 types of cheese, almond milk, thyme, basil, mushroom to bring out the delicious flavor in it!

Get Recipe at Victoria Cookware

Cast Iron Skillet Recipes For CampingCast Iron Skillet Recipes For Camping

  1. Beans N Creams

Just because you are going camping doesn’t mean you need out on one of the best cast iron skillet recipes on our collection!

This healthy, delicious Black Bean with Sour Cream dish is an excellent breakfast or brunch item that’s going to keep your tummy full for a long time.

Get Recipe at Delish

  1. Quick on The Feet

Not in the mood for cooking anything that requires time and effort?

Go for a quick Eggy French Toast that’s super-energetic, easy-to-make and doesn’t require much time!

Get Recipe at The Kitchen Magpie

  1. 3X The Fun!

Yes, the Triple Berry Cobbler will literally TRIPLE the fun you have on the camp!

Blueberries, strawberries, blackberries combined with a pinch of cinnamon and 1 stick of butter, what else do you expect from this delish dessert?

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  1. Traditional Hamburger

If you are searching for hamburger cast iron skillet recipes on the internet for your next camping trip, then this one might be IT for you!

Top the tender, juicy burger patties with some caramelized onions and mayonnaise before putting the buns in place.

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  1. A High-Protein Breakfast

Starting the day with a high-protein dish is a good idea since you will probably be walking/exploring the whole day, right?

For that our breakfast recipe consists of nutritional items including eggs, potatoes, cheese, sausages, onions, butter, herbs and many more that you have to find out!

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  1. Grilled Sandwiches

A hot, melty Grilled Cheese Sandwich is not only super easy to make, but it also is actually a time-saver on your camping trips as it gets done within 15 minutes in total!

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  1. Mushrooms Overloaded!

Mushrooms are a great addition to almost any meal out there and are pretty easy to make too!

To stir up the heat a little bit we are using 2 different types of mushroom varieties in this recipe and seasoning it with beef stock in the end!

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  1. Seared Cod With Butter

Feeling a bit fancy and want to cook up a restaurant-like meal for your buddies?

Bring some premade Pumpkin-Lime Butter to the trip and fry the cod fillets with potatoes and chorizos in the skillet. Assemble everything to enjoy a goodnight meal!

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  1. Eggplants Greek-Style

This Greek-style recipe consists of Tofu, Eggplant, Whole Tomatoes, freshly chopped Oregano and ground Spices to cook up an AWESOME meaty-flavored dish!

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  1. Cheesy Beef Taco

Tacos are crunchy, a bit messy and a totally fun thing to eat by a campfire!

The Cheesy Beef Taco tastes great if you toss in some diced tomatoes into the mix and serve it hot with green onion garnishes on top.

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  1. The Taste Of Mexico

If you want a veggie-based Mexican dish on the side, then this Mexican Zucchini would be an excellent choice for that!

To get that extra kick add some minced pickled jalapeno to the mix and season with salt and pepper in the end.

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  1. Pasta Primavera

The one-skillet Pasta Primavera is a pretty popular dish among the campers as it’s fuss-free, easy to prepare and can be eaten straight out of the pan!

Pro tip: Squeeze a bit of fresh lemon juice on top to take the flavor to the next level!

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  1. Veggie Pizza

Even the non-vegetarians want a slice of this yummy Veggie Pizza that’s made of cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, bell peppers, olives, fresh spinaches and many more goodies like these!


Yes, please!

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Wrapping It Up

Confused which one of these Cast Iron Skillet Recipes you should try out first?

Well, we don’t blame you!

With all those finger-licking good, delicious recipes, it’s not an easy task picking your favorite!

Hopefully, the next time you cook in your good old cast iron skillet, one of these recipes will have a chance to show up on your dining table and earn you some compliments that you truly deserve for putting so much love and effort into your cooking!

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Asma Sheikh

Hello, This is Asma Sheikh. Founder and Editor of Cookware Ninja. I'm a passionate cooker, recipe maker and writer. I love to try new recipes every day. And the interesting facts about my kitchen is, I have more than 10 different cookware sets and more than 15 individual frying pans, pots, skillets, Dutch ovens, etc. Follow Me On Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. To know more about me, please check about me section.

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