Top 8 Skillet Recipes

 Today, we are counting down our favorite skillet recipes. These recipes include desserts, sides, appetizers, breakfasts, and dinners so you can get the inspiration you are looking for! If nothing is catching your eye here, don't worry, we have many more recipes for you to try. 

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8. Honey Butter Skillet Corn

Style: Side

Servings: 4 - 6

Total Time: 15 minutes

Starting off our countdown with your new side dish craving! Not only is the flavor unmatched, but it's ready in under 20 minutes. This creamy side pairs great with all of your go-to cookout meats, like a juicy steak, cheeseburger, or even a saucy pulled pork sandwich.

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 16 oz frozen corn

  • 2 ounces cream cheese (cubed)

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • Pinch Red Pepper Flakes (optional for garnish)

Find the full recipe here!

7. Fried Rice

Style: Dinner / Side

Servings: 2

Total Time: 20 minutes

We can't get enough of this super simple Fried Rice recipe. Just add your favorite protein for a quick and easy dinner idea, or enjoy it as a light side to any meal. 

It's an easy way to use up leftover veggies, plus you'll most likely have these ingredients so no need for a grocery trip today!

  • Vegetable Oil

  • Onion

  • Fresh or Frozen Veggies

  • Soy Sauce

  • Cooked Rice

  • Egg

  • Pepper

 Find the full recipe here!

6. Tomato Mozzarella Basil Frittata 

Style: Breakfast

Servings: 6

Total Time: 35 minutes

When it comes to feeding your family breakfast, it typically comes with the cost of a sink full of dirty dishes. Thankfully with frittatas, you can cut that load in half!

Mix together...

  • Eggs

  • Whole Milk

Slice your...

  • Tomatoes

  • Mozzarella

  • Basil

Then pour your mixture into your oiled oven-proof skillet and top with your sliced ingredients, salt, and pepper.

Find the full recipe here!

5. Brownie Skillet

Style: Dessert

Servings: 6

Total Time: 1 hour

Date night? Game night? Hosting family and friends? Brownie Skillet is the answer. Just be ready to share because this dessert serves six! And forget the plates and bowls, just grab a spoon and dig right in.

Just like our Cookie Skillet above, you'll be craving this sweet treat for days. The only difference is this dish has even more of that rich chocolate flavor we all crave!

All you need is:

  • Butter

  • Sugar

  • Cocoa Powder

  • Vanilla Extract

  • 1 Egg

  • Flour

Find the recipe here!

4. Skillet Mac & Cheese 

Style: Dinner

Servings: 8

Total Time: 1 hour

Everyone loves macaroni and cheese, right? 

Although this dish takes longer than the boxes of mac & cheese in your pantry, it is so worth it. On top, you have a crisp layer of baked cheese and bread crumbs. Right underneath, you have the creamiest and cheesiest noodles. You really can't get much cheesier than Parmesan cheese, Extra-Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and Mild Cheddar Cheese all mixed together!

Pasta Ingredients:

  • Macaroni

  • Salt

Topping Ingredients:

  • Unsalted Butter

  • Olive Oil

  • Panko Bread Crumbs

  • Parmesan Cheese

  • Black Pepper

Sauce Ingredients:

  • Unsalted Butter

  • Flour

  • Whole Milk

  • Heavy Cream

  • Ground Nutmeg

  • Cayenne Pepper

  • Parmesan Cheese

  • Extra-Sharp Cheddar Cheese

  • Mild Cheddar Cheese

  • Salt and Pepper

Find the recipe here!

3. Apple Dutch Baby 

Style: Breakfast / Dessert

Servings: 4

Total Time: 25 minutes

If you're tired of flipping pancakes over and over, then a Dutch Baby is the perfect alternative for you. It's essentially a pan-sized pancake you bake right in the oven. 

Whisk together the...

  • Eggs
  • Whole Milk
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Flour

In your oven-proof skillet, cook the...

  • Granny Smith Apple Slices
  • Butter
  • Dark Brown Sugar
  • Cinnamon

Then pour your first mixture over the apples in the skillet and bake! Oh and don't be shocked if you've never baked a Dutch Baby before, it's supposed to puff up that high! Top it off with lemon juice, powdered sugar, honey, or any toppings you want.

Find the recipe here!

2. Chicken Pot Pie

Style: Dinner

Servings: 8

Total Time: 55 minutes

A much simpler twist on the classic Chicken Pot Pie. This comfort meal jumped to the top of our list based on its simplicity and taste. You can have it on the dinner table in less than an hour, plus the clean-up is a breeze. 

If you look in your pantry, there's a good chance you'll have most, if not all of these ingredients:

  • Butter

  • Onion

  • Carrots

  • Celery

  • Salt and Pepper

  • Flour

  • Chicken Broth

  • Milk

  • Shredded Cooked Chicken

  • Frozen Peas

  • Homestyle Buttermilk Biscuits

Find the recipe here

1. Baked Brie & Tomato 

Style: Appetizer

Servings: 10 - 12

Total Time: 35 minutes

Finally to our all-time favorite recipe in our Skillet Countdown! This baked brie recipe is a must-try, and if you love Caprese, then you'll fall in love with this dish too. It's the perfect starter for any occasion. Enjoy as an appetizer while you cook dinner for the family, or share with friends at your next backyard cookout.

Once you try a bite, you'll understand why it's rated in our #1 spot.

You'll need:

  • Cherry Tomatoes

  • Minced Garlic

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Salt and Pepper

  • Red Pepper Flakes

  • Wheel of Brie

  • Balsamic Glaze

  • Basil

  • Baguette

Find the recipe here!

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