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25 Delicious Vegan Cast Iron Skillet Recipes

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Is there anything better than cooking in a cast iron skillet? When you use a cast iron skillet, there is less fluctuation with heat level so your cooking temperature will remain more consistent. I love making breakfast potatoes, tofu scramble, and even breads in my cast iron skillet.

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Not only is the cooking temperature more consistent, but you also get a little boost of iron when you cook with your skillet.

These cast iron skillet recipes are all vegan, and many of them are gluten-free as well. If you’re a fan of your skillet as much as I am, you’ll want to check out some of these recipes for your next meal.

1. Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Breakfast might be my favorite meal of the day. This satisfying breakfast hash is made with sweet potatoes and chickpeas, two of my favorite ingredients to cook with.

Vegan sweet potato and chickpea breakfast hash (easy to make)
Easy Vegan Breakfast Hash Recipe (With Sweet Potatoes)
This vegan breakfast hash uses sweet potatoes and chickpeas for a satisfying and savory meal.
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2. The Best Vegan Cornbread

This vegan cornbread is rich and crispy, making it the perfect cornbread to dip into a hot bowl of soup. Or, pack it in your lunchbox for a treat on the go.

The Best Vegan Cornbread You’ll Ever Eat
The best vegan cornbread you’ll ever eat. Buttery and rich, with a crispy crust, deep corn flavor, and caramelized edges, it’s a must-make!
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3. Spicy Korean Braised Tofu (Dubu Jorim)

I love spicy food and this stovetop vegan dish is quick and satisfying. Serve with rice and you have a complete weeknight meal.

Spicy Korean Braised Tofu (Dubu Jorim)
Korean braised tofu (Dubu Jorim) is a quick stovetop vegan dish. It consists of pan-fried tofu slices braised in a sweet and spicy sauce.
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4. Vietnamese Tofu in Tomato Sauce

This bold meal is packed with flavor and can be on the table in under an hour. You may even have a lot of the ingredients on hand.

Vietnamese Tofu in Tomato Sauce
This Vietnamese tofu in tomato sauce is bold, vibrant, and packed with flavors! An easy recipe that calls for simple ingredients and is ready in 40 minutes.
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5. Vegan Blueberry Pancake

Pancakes are a classic cast iron skillet food, and these vegan blueberry pancakes will not disappoint.

Vegan Blueberry Pancake
A super thick and fluffy, giant, no flip Vegan Pancake that is melt in your mouth golden and bursting with juicy blueberries. Perfect for feeding a family without having to stand over the stove for ages!
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6. Roasted Skillet Breakfast Potatoes with Peppers & Onions

Another skillet breakfast for the books. This recipe is gluten-free and free of common allergens. It’s simple and full of flavor thanks to the winning combination of peppers and onions.

Roasted Skillet Breakfast Potatoes with Peppers & Onions (Gluten-Free, V, P)
A country classic! The best Roasted Skillet Breakfast Potatoes with Peppers & Onions! An easy recipe that’s gluten-free, vegan, paleo, & allergy-free!
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7. 15-Minute Charred Blackened Corn

This is the perfect side dish in the summertime. It’s only 3 ingredients and tastes great served with tacos or burritos.

15-Minute Charred Blackened Corn
Blackened corn is an easy 15-minute, 3 ingredient dish with a sweet and warm flavor perfect as a side dish, on tacos, bowls and so much more.
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8. Tofu Tikka Masala

The bold flavor of this meal will have everyone thinking you spent hours on dinner. This creamy dish is completely vegan and incredibly flavorful.

Tofu Tikka Masala
This tofu tikka masala will blow you away with its bold, authentic Indian flavors! So creamy and perfectly spiced but 100% vegan.
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9. Vegan Shakshuka

This egg-free shakshuka is an easy breakfast you can make oil-free if you choose. It’s fresh, tasty, and satisfying thanks to the chickpeas and spinach.

Vegan Shakshuka with No Eggs (oil free, wfpb)
Vegan Shakshuka a Feta, Chickpeas Spinach Skillet – one pot breakfast you can also serve for an oil free dinner. (wfpb)
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10. Vegan Tater Tot Casserole

Is there anything more comforting than a tater tot casserole? This comfort food is prepared in the cast iron skillet and covered in a vegan gravy.

Vegan Tater Tot Casserole
Vegan Tater Tot Casserole is a skillet-ready dish loaded with veggies, smothered in a delicious cashew based gravy and topped with a crispy tater tot crust!
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11. The Best Vegan Red Lentil Sweet Potato Curry

I love a big bowl of warm curry on a cold day. Made with sweet potatoes, this curry is creamy and very easy to make.

The Best Vegan Red Lentil Sweet Potato Curry
This cozy vegan red lentil curry with sweet potatoes is packed with flavor and creaminess. It’s an easy one-pot meal.
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12. Greens, Chickpeas & Tomato Vegan Skillet Recipe

If you need an easy meal that won’t have you in the kitchen all night, check out this healthy vegan skillet recipe. The flavors are bright and fresh and it’s a breeze to throw togther.

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Greens, Chickpeas & Tomato Vegan Skillet Recipe
An easy vegan skillet recipe with collard greens, chickpeas and tomato sauce is perfect, when you want a satisfying no-stress meal.
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13. Easy Gluten-Free Blackberry Cobbler

I love anything with blackberries, and this cobbler is no exception. It’s a tasty dessert that’s ready in less than 30 minutes.

Easy Gluten-Free Blackberry Cobbler | Savor The Spoonful
This gluten-free blackberry cobbler has a juicy blackberry filling and almond flour crumble topping. 7 ingredients and ready in 25 minutes.
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14. Vegetarian Fajitas No Meat Tacos

These spicy and citrusy fajitas will please everyone, even if they aren’t vegan! Pair with some skillet cornbread for a tasty dinner.

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Vegetarian Fajitas No Meat Tacos
Enjoy delicious vegetarian fajitas, perfectly marinated in a spice and citrus mixture for an authentic taste even without the meat.
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15. Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

If you’ve never roasted cauliflower on a cast iron skillet, it’s definitely worth trying. This whole roasted cauliflower recipe brings the veggie to a completely different level.

Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
Whole Roasted Cauliflower…a super easy recipe that’s easy, delicious and nutritious. Perfect for a meatless monday, or a holiday side dish.
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16. Vegan Bolognese

This vegan version of Bolognese has all the Italian flavor of the meaty classic. And, it tastes best when prepared in your cast iron pan.

Vegan Bolognese Recipe
Vegan Bolognese Recipe
This vegan Bolognese is a plant-based version of the meaty Italian classic.
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17. Quinoa Pizza Crust | Olives for Dinner

Yes, you can make pizza crust in a cast iron skillet! This quinoa pizza crust is only a few ingredients, and it’s also gluten-free for those GF pizza lovers out there.

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Quinoa Pizza Crust | Olives for Dinner
This quinoa pizza crust is no knead, super simple to make and uses only three ingredients. It’s thin, crispy, gluten-free and delicious!
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18. Vegan Sourdough Banana Pancakes

These fluffy pancakes are unique because they’re sourdough banana pancakes. If you’re looking for a different spin on your pancake routine, give these a shot in your cast iron skillet.

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Vegan Sourdough Banana Pancakes
These vegan sourdough banana pancakes are the perfect weekend breakfast. They are fluffy, lightly sweet, and great for your gut health.
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19. Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

It’s no secret that you can make a mean cookie in a cast iron skillet. This simple recipe for chocolate chip cookies is perfectly chewy and tasty.

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Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie
This Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie is so delicious! It’s made on a skillet, comes out perfectly chewy, and is so delicious!
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20. Vegan Pumpkin Curry

Served with white or brown rice, this comforting pumpkin curry is fast to make for an easy weeknight dinner.

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Vegan Pumpkin Curry
Healthy one-pot vegan pumpkin curry served over basmati white rice. This Autumn flavoured curry is so quick and easy to make.
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21. Vegan Skillet Brownie

Move over cast iron cookies, there’s a new dessert in town. Camping this summer? Make these cast iron skillet brownies for a chocolatey dessert.

Vegan Skillet Brownie
Our vegan skillet brownie can be made on the campfire or on the hob. It’s fudgy, delicious and incredibly easy!
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22. Vegan Naan

What’s not to like about naan? This soft and chewy naan tastes amazing with curry or soup. And, you can whip it up in your skillet.

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Vegan Naan
This vegan naan is even better than Indian restaurant naan. It’s fluffy and pillowy, soft and chewy yet crisp and flaky in some spots.
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23. Flaky Kerala Parotta

This flaky parotta is plant-based and full of flavor. You’ll love the buttery texture even though it’s completely vegan!

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Flaky Kerala Parotta
Crispy, flaky Kerala-style parotta, made with simple plant-based ingredients and packed with authentic flavors.
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24. Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Skillet Cookie

Another vegan cookie skillet recipe, because who can really have enough? This cookie uses peanut butter for a tasty vegan dessert that nobody will believe is 100% vegan and gluten-free.

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Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Skillet Cookie
This delicious Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Skillet Cookie recipe is full of chocolatey goodness and is fun and easy to make! Nobody would ever guess that it’s vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free.
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25. Extra “Beefy” Tacos

These beefy tacos aren’t made with beef at all! They’re made with a popular meat alternative. It’s a super easy dinner with a charbroiled taste from a variety of spices.

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Extra “Beefy” Above + Beyond® Tacos (Vegetarian tacos) Recipe – Biting at the Bits
This quick and easy Beyond Taco meat recipe has a super beefy and slightly charbroiled taste thanks to a few extra spices and ingredients.
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I hope you enjoyed these vegan cast iron skillet recipes. So, next time you’re dusting off your old skillet or taking to the woods for some camping, bookmark some of these recipes for your next cooking adventure!

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