10 One-Dish Recipes You Can Make in a Cast Iron

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10 One-Dish Recipes You Can Make in a Cast Iron

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January 1 2019


Cast iron cooking is by far one of our favorite methods for making easy, one-pan meals, sides, and desserts. Check out our best recipes to make in this essential pan.

  1. Dip

  2. Filet Mignon

    The best meat is deeply caramelized and juicy in the middle. Use a cast iron to sear the meat well on all sides until a deep brown crust forms, then finish cooking in the oven.

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  3. Seared Flank Steak

  4. Salmon

  5. Chicken

  6. Breakfast Skillets

    There’s nothing better than stumbling across a quick and easy one-pan meal. You can even develop your own. Just place your protein in the pan and make sure you get a good sear on all sides. Then, add your vegetables and place into the oven until all the ingredients are cooked through.

  7. Frittatas

  8. Casseroles and Baked Pastas

    Use your cast iron to make casseroles and baked pasta dishes. Follow the Veggie Skillet Lasagna recipe as a guide and swap out different types of pasta, vegetables, cheeses, and sauces to your liking.

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  9. Cornbread Bakes

  10. Cookies!

    Not just any cookies. Ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies. Get that crunchy cookie crust with a soft-melty center. You can choose to make individual cookies in smaller cast irons, or one large cookie in a 10-inch cast iron.

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