Along with the trusty sheet pan, a skillet (preferably cast iron!) is one of the very best tools to help you get a great dinner on the table quickly without breaking a sweat. Your whole meal — everything from the main course to the sides — comes together in a single pan. You can’t ask for much more on a weeknight. If it sounds too good to be true, I assure you that it’s not.
From an Italian-inspired chicken skillet to an easy, saucy salmon skillet, let these 20 fast and fresh recipes inspire you.