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The Best Recipes for Your Cast Iron Skillet

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As we enter further into fall months, a great kitchen tool to use is the cast iron skillet. Perfect for making easy meals that are delicious and full of flavor, this pan has many diverse cooking uses. Whether for frying, roasting, baking, or sauteeing, using cast iron adds an extra level of flavor to any dish. For some inspiration to break out those heavy pans, check out these mouth watering recipes!

Herb Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie

Aberdeen from Aberdeen’s Kitchen has created a homey and comforting chicken pot pie recipe using her skillet. Filled with a homemade creamy chicken interior, this pot pie is topped with homemade herb filled biscuits. Finished off in the oven, this pot pie is creamy, flaky, butter filled, and has all the good stuff. Try out this recipe when craving a comforting meal!

Cheddar Dutch Baby with Bacon and Brussels Sprouts

A savory twist on the typically sweet delicious and pancake like breakfast- this dutch baby recipe is perfect when hankering for a savory and hearty breakfast bite. Gina from Running to the Kitchen fills her dutch baby with creamy cheddar cheese and tops it off with brussels sprouts for a green bite and bacon for a salty and fatty addition. YUM!

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Savory Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe

Victor from iFoodblogger has also shared a savory version of the delicious dutch baby pancake. His recipe is filled with bacon, scallions, peppers, herbs, and topped with bursting cherry tomatoes! This is the perfect brunch time recipe to impress any guest!

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Kale and Leek Stuffing Skillet

Who says stuffing is only for Thanksgiving? Not Sarah from Girl Adulting. Her recipe for this delicious skillet stuffing recipe is filled with kale, leeks, herbs, and quinoa. Best of all its baked off with muenster cheese to create a golden, crispy, and gooey cheese topping. Take this recipe for a spin to create a hearty side for any meal!

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Butter Pecan Skillet Cookie

Of course this post needs a cast iron cookie recipe! But, we couldn’t just share any recipe. Serene from House of Yumm has upped the skillet cookie game by creating a butter pecan filled cookie instead of the typical chocolate chip recipe. Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, this is a great way to end any fall inspired meal!

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Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Skillet Cornbread

Making corn bread in the cast iron skillet is a great way to get extra flavor into the bread, prevent dryness, and create an even cook. Jennifer from Seasons and Suppers adds some extra flavor to her bread with the addition of jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and whole corn kernels.

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Easy Zucchini Skillet Lasagna

Jamie from Sugar and Wine has created this delicious veggie filled and gluten free lasagna recipe using her cast iron pan! Filled with zucchini, ground turkey, and of course cheese, this simple recipe comes together in an hour and is a lasagna recipe that minimized the guild when you want another plate, or two.

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Cheesy Meatball Skillet

A cheesy filled meatball dish is a satisfying recipe to try for anytime. Farah from The Cooking Jar has created this delicious meatball dish. Frying up meatballs in your skillet, then finish it off in the oven with marinara sauce and bubbling melted cheese. Can dinner time get any better?


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  • Reply Perfect Cupcake Pan March 7, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Great recipes!! Thanks for sharing this healthy food recipes. I will try this once in home.

    • Reply Hannah Bertiger March 8, 2017 at 10:22 pm

      Thanks! Let us know how the recipe goes! We’d love to hear what you think!

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