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So you’ve mastered the sheet-pan dinner (fabulous work). But the oven isn’t the only kitchen appliance in town, and sometimes it’s even easier (and definitely faster) to just use the stove. Enter the one-skillet meal. The concept is the same—everything cooks together in one pan, which means fewer steps and fewer dishes. Here are 17 of our go-to recipes.

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Skillet Roast Chicken with Peaches, Tomatoes and Red Onion

We’ll be eating this all summer long.

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Cheater’s Skillet Lasagna with Corn and Cherry Tomatoes

Homemade lasagna doesn’t have to take your entire life. This one can easily be done on a summer weekday (and is packed with veggies to boot).

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Skillet Chicken Tortilla Pie

Make it next-level and add a dollop of guacamole.

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Skillet Gnocchi with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

In half an hour, you could be diving into this.

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Skillet Steak with Asparagus and Potatoes

One hundred percent guaranteed to impress.

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Skillet Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

The best way to trick your family into eating more veggies? Roast them until they’re caramelized and then hide them in a decadent pan of mac and cheese. (Thanks for the tip, Heidi Larsen.)

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Summer Skillet Gnocchi with Grilled Corn and Burrata

Want a shortcut? Add fresh corn kernels straight to the skillet—no grilling necessary.

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Greek Skillet Chicken

Pretty enough for Instagram, tasty enough for company, easy enough for a weeknight.

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Chicken Fajita Skillet Quinoa Bake

Basically a giant burrito bowl, all cooked together in one skillet. Gaby Dalkin is our hero.

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Italian Orzo and Sausage Skillet

Use store-bought sausage and pasta sauce, and dinner’s on the table in 30 minutes.

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Corn Bread Tamale Pie

There’s nothing better than a bowl of chili and a piece of buttery corn bread. So why not put them together?

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15-Minute Skillet Sesame Chicken with Broccoli

So much better (and faster) than takeout.

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One-Skillet Chicken with Cheesy Orzo

Serve this favorite from Katie Workman with a crisp salad, or just toss in some extra kale to get your veggies.

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Skillet Pasta with Summer Squash, Ricotta and Basil

Best when eaten on the back patio.

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Cheater’s Skillet Paella

Typically, this Spanish seafood dish takes hours. But you’ll be enjoying it with a glass of white wine in less than 60 minutes.

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15-Minute Skillet Pepper Steak

Oh, you thought cooking steak at home was tricky?

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Beef Taco Skillet with Chipotle Cashew Cream

We wouldn’t argue with some flour tortillas on the side…but straight from the skillet is also totally acceptable. (Thanks for the inspo, Phoebe Lapine.) 

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