One pot meals are always a time-saver and here, these easy skillet dinners will have you serving up delicious meals with little effort. You’ll find pot pies, stir fry, pizzas, pastas and more in this delectable collection of skillet meals. Chicken, beef, ham, seafood and eggs can be cooked to scrumptiousness in one pan while sharing space with other savory ingredients, too. There’s no shortage of ideas when it comes to skillet dinners, so let these recipes inspire you to whip up a crowd-pleasing meal that you can serve to rave reviews!
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Easy Skillet Dinners
Easy Skillet Beef Pot Pie by Julie’s Eats And Treats
This easy skillet meal includes ground beef, mixed veggies, broth for the gravy and a can of biscuits for the topping. Assemble it all in the skillet and bake until bubbly and the biscuits are golden. It’s quick and so delicious that even the kids will ask for a second helping!
Ham And Pineapple Rice by The Recipe Rebel
You’re just 20 minutes away from this delectable ham and rice skillet meal that’s sweetened with the addition of pineapple. It’s perfect for leftover ham. Just add in broth and rice and let it simmer to tenderness. A little soy sauce, green onions and pineapple tidbits complete the flavor profile that makes this meal a family favorite.
Skillet Lasagna by Simple Joy
Forget the time-consuming layers of this Italian casserole and instead make a skillet lasagna that’s ready in just 30 minutes! Start with the browning of meat and aromatics on the stovetop and stir in crushed tomatoes, broth, herbs and seasoning. Add in broken lasagna noodles and ricotta cheese. Top with shredded mozzarella and bake until cheese is melted and noodles have softened.
Creamy Apple Cider Chicken Skillet by House Of Nash Eats
This chicken dinner is a must-make during the fall season to take advantage of fresh apples. Apples and onions are browned in butter before joining an apple cider broth to help flavor the boneless chicken breasts and keep them juicy and delicious. Let it simmer its way to tenderness while you prepare your favorite sides to serve with this tasty meal.
Cajun Shrimp Pasta by Well Plated
Spicy shrimp and pasta are easily combined in this 30 minute skillet meal that’s Cajun-inspired. The rich sauce is full of butter and heavy cream to coat the pasta noodles. Fire roasted tomatoes, bell peppers, onions and spices add to the flavor profile of this dish. The shrimp gets an additional Cajun seasoning for full-on flavor in this savory skillet recipe.
Hoisin Beef Noodles by Jo Cooks
Ground beef joins with carrots, bok choy and spices in this easy skillet meal with an Asian flair. Garlic, onions, rice vinegar, soy sauce and sesame oil add the familiar flavors. Ramen noodles complete the meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds before serving.
3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet by Lexi’s Clean Kitchen
Breakfast for dinner is always a great way to go especially when the meal is this easy and delicious. Brown ground turkey in a skillet, add in your favorite jarred salsa and stir to combine. Crack eggs on the top and let it all heat until the eggs are cooked through. It’s easy and perfect for busy nights when you have no time for prep.
Easy Chicken Snow Pea Stir Fry by A Beautiful Plate
The classic flavors of garlic and ginger flavor this stir-fry chicken dinner along with soy sauce and chili paste. Add in colorful slices of red bell pepper and the bright green of crispy snow peas and you’ve got a quick chicken skillet meal just waiting to sit atop a steamy helping of rice. Garnish with sliced green onions and enjoy!
Tuna Noodle Skillet Casserole by I Wash You Dry
Everyone’s favorite quick casserole gets a stovetop makeover with this tuna and noodle meal. Pantry staples of canned tuna, egg noodles, chicken broth, frozen peas and carrots, cream of mushroom soup and shredded cheese are all you need to make this tasty meal that comes together in about 20 minutes. What could be easier?
One Pan Chicken Enchilada Skillet by The Girl Who Ate Everything
Enchilada flavors abound in this quick skillet meal that uses rotisserie chicken for a tasty shortcut. Heat the chicken and enchilada sauce along with a jar of salsa before adding sliced tortillas to the top. Stir them into the mixture to soften and then top with shredded cheese and let it melt. Garnish with sour cream and guacamole before serving.
Greek Turkey And Rice Skillet by Budget Bytes
Ground turkey is browned and seasoned in this meat and rice meal that’s completely skillet-based. Chicken broth helps simmer the long grain rice while Greek-inspired ingredients like sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and kalamata olives add to the tastiness. Feta cheese and lemon finish off this amazing meal.
Skillet Salmon With Spinach And Artichoke Sauce by Paleo Running Momma
Salmon filets are cooked to tenderness in a skillet and surrounded by a rich and creamy spinach and artichoke sauce that’s perfect for serving along with rice or mashed potatoes. Sear the salmon in the skillet before giving it a short session in the oven. Remove from the skillet and make the sauce before returning the salmon to the pan. It’s a hearty meal that’s easy and delish!
Cast Iron Chicken Pot Pie by A Farm Girls Kitchen
Homemade chicken pot pie can use leftover chicken or turkey or even rotisserie chicken for a shortcut. Frozen veggies of peas, carrots, corn and pearl onions make it easy, too. Chicken broth, heavy cream and butter make the gravy while a store bought pie crust serves as the buttery topping. Start it on the stove and finish it in the oven for a golden crust that’s brushed with an egg wash.
Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta by Amanda’s Cookin
Make this deconstructed cheeseburger meal in a skillet and enjoy all the flavors of your favorite burger. Ground beef is seasoned with bacon and worcestershire sauce and gets combined with macaroni and a variety of cheeses. It comes together quickly in a skillet on your stovetop with pantry ingredients for quick meals on busy weeknights.
Mushroom And Spinach Frittata by Wonky Wonderful
Frittatas are delicious anytime of day, so breakfast, lunch or dinner can be an easy affair with this egg-based skillet meal. Add in mushroom and spinach along with your favorite cheese to make this protein-packed meal. Start it on the stovetop and slide the skillet in the oven to ensure it cooks through and sets before slicing and serving.
Beef And Broccoli by Natasha’s Kitchen
Start by lightly steaming your fresh broccoli florets in the skillet until they turn bright green. Remove to cook the meat. Beef is sauteed to tenderness and flavored with soy sauce, garlic and ginger in this quick skillet meal. Add the broccoli back in to warm it up and serve it all over steaming rice. Garnish with sesame seeds.
BBQ Chicken Tater Tot Skillet by Amanda Is Cookin
This kid-approved meal is secretly an adult favorite, too, so make it with confidence! Start with bacon, chicken breasts and BBQ sauce, cooked to tenderness in the skillet. Top with shredded cheese and frozen tater tots and finish this extravaganza of a meal off in the oven. Serve this to rave reviews!
Sausage Cabbage Dinner by Low Carb Maven
When time is short and you need dinner on the table quickly, this super easy sausage and sliced cabbage dinner can help you out. Sausage links, cabbage, bacon, onions and garlic are cooked in the skillet to render a tasty meal that filling, fragrant, and family approved.
Skillet Pizza Chicken by Crazy For Crust
Chicken breasts are cooked and seasoned in your skillet before being topped with pizza sauce, pepperoni, mushrooms, and cheese. All the flavors of pizza are there except for the crust. While the skillet is simmering on the stovetop, make some garlic bread to complete this pizza-inspired meal.
Cornbread-Topped Skillet Chili by Sally’s Baking Addiction
Browned ground beef, crushed tomatoes, kidney beans and plenty of spicy seasoning come together in this stovetop skillet chili meal. But the best part? You’ll top it the chili with a cornbread batter that bakes to golden deliciousness in the oven. It’s a one-pot meal that’s easy and hearty.