8 Complete Dinners You Can Make In a Skillet

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8 Complete Dinners You Can Make In a Skillet

When everything is cooked in one pot, a simple and easy dinner can be made in no time at all

Pierogi Skillet

With sauerkraut, cabbage, onion, and egg noodles, this dish has all the flavor of traditional pierogies but without all the work of making the dumplings.

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Skillet Pizza

Making a pizza is easy in a skillet. This is a perfect way to enjoy a slice.

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Sausage Skillet Dinner

This quick and easy skillet recipe can be made in one pan.

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Cast-Iron Skillet Roasted Game Hen

The game hen, Brussels sprouts, and potatoes all get cooked in the same pan. About the only thing missing from the pan is cranberry sauce and rolls.

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Skillet Baked Penne

This baked pasta dish is simple to make and can be made in one skillet.

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Skillet Cassoulet

This dish is full of flavor, and the little spice from the kielbasa makes.

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Skillet Lasagna

For an easy lasagna, try making it all in one skillet.

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Green Egg Skillet Bake

Breakfast for dinner is becoming the norm and this healthy egg dish can be made in one skillet.

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One-pot meals are the ideal way to cook a quick weeknight dinner. Not only do you have fewer dishes to clean up afterwards, but cooking and preparation time is minimized. When everything is cooked in one pot, a simple and easy dinner can be made in no time at all. While we love crock-pot meals and hearty stews and soups, we can't forget about the delicious meals that can be made in a skillet.

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The skillet is sometimes an underrated kitchen tool. While you can sauté some vegetables or pan-sear a chicken breasts or filet of fish, most people don't think that there are complete dinners that can be made in a skillet. We've rounded up some skillet recipes that a must-try for your next weeknight meal.

From cheesy baked pasta recipes and a skillet cassoulet with sausage and white beans to a thin crust skillet pizza and even a skillet lasagna recipe, the complete dinners that can be made in a skillet are endless. Take a look at some of our favorite recipes.

So, next time you are planning out your weeknight dinners, don't forget about the handy skillet. It's a useful kitchen cooking tool that can be used to make some unforgettable weeknight dinners. Get creative and have fun in the kitchen — and if nothing else try a hot skillet dinner.

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