22 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes – Gluten Free

Gluten-free family friendly cast iron skillet recipes you will love. They’re simple to prepare, gluten-free, and cleanup is a breeze. From rustic bread to quick casseroles, and desserts, these recipes make weeknight dinners a breeze.

pizza pie in a skillet

The Timeless Appeal of Cast Iron Skillets

There are a few tools that hold as much rustic charm as the trusty cast iron skillet. For centuries, this timeless kitchen staple has been a beloved companion to chefs and home cooks, delivering flavor and versatility to countless dishes.

Exceptional Heat Retention and Distribution

Cast iron cookware is popular for several reasons, such as its exceptional heat retention and distribution properties. Cast iron pans can hold onto heat, ensuring that food cooks evenly and develops a beautifully caramelized exterior. This makes them ideal for achieving that much-loved golden crust on everything from meats to bread and vegetables.

Flavorful Coating and Easy Cleanup

Moreover, when you use a cast iron skillet often, it gets a special coating that makes food taste good. This coating also stops food from sticking, which makes cleaning up easy. It’s like having a secret ingredient that makes your cooking more delicious and your life easier!

Versatile Cooking Anywhere

But what makes cast iron cooking so good is how you can use it almost anywhere. You can cook with it on the stove, in the oven, or on a grill. Whether cooking a sizzling steak inside or making a tasty casserole in the oven, a cast iron skillet is always a great choice.

Exploring Gluten-Free Recipes and Maintenance Tips

Today, we’ll explore some of our best casserole dishes, bread, rolls, and even soufflés, all without gluten. Also, we’ll discuss how to keep your cast iron skillet in top shape so it performs perfectly every time you cook with it.


Exploring the World of Cast Iron Cooking Without Gluten


mashed potato biscuits in cast iron skillett

GO TO RECIPE-> Gluten-Free Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Biscuits

Gluten-Free Cheesy Mashed Potato Biscuits made in a cast iron skillet adding a twist on traditional biscuits, incorporating the creaminess of leftover mashed potatoes and the savory goodness of cheese. So good!

baked gluten-free Alfredo pasta in a skillet

GO TO RECIPE->One Skillet Gluten-Free Alfredo Basil Pasta Dinner

Skillet dinner that takes 30 minutes to make from start to finish. The gluten-free pasta is smothered with creamy, cheesy basil pesto sauce hinted with garlic, then topped with mozzarella cheese and baked to perfection.

strawberry cobbler, gluten free

GO TO RECIPE->Skillet Strawberry Cobbler with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Biscuits (Gluten-Free)

The biscuits soaked up the delicious strawberry sauce, and the cinnamon cream cheese just melted right in with the strawberries. An easy skillet recipe to enjoy for brunch or a dessert.

vegan mushroom tetrazzini noodle dish

GO TO RECIPE->Vegan Mushroom Zucchini Tetrazzini – Gluten Free

This cast iron skillet dish is a great way to sneak extra vegetables into your diet! If you follow a plant-based diet, check out our complete list of gluten-free vegan recipes.

pizza pie in a skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten Free Pizza Pie In A Skillet

This skillet pizza is made into a pie, with a crispy, cheesy topping loaded with all your favorites such as pepperoni, onions, fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, jalapenos and plenty of cheese. 

gluten-free turkey pot pie topped with pastry

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Get ready to feel nostalgic with this Gluten-Free Skillet Chicken Pot Pie. In this gluten-free version, all you need is one skillet, making this an easier recipe in comparison to the traditional dish.

skillet cherry breakfast bread gluten free

GO TO RECIPE->Skillet Cherry Breakfast Bread – Gluten Free

This is a gluten-free quickbread recipe, so it’s easy to make. And the cherry bread is perfect for satisfying morning hunger. Plus, you can enjoy it right out of the skillet.

pizza dip made in a cast iron skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Hot Pizza Dip – (Gluten-Free, Keto)

This is a Hot Pizza Dip in a cast iron skillet recipe. The dip has three types of cheese, fresh tomatoes, basil, some garlic, and ham or pepperoni. Jalapeño pepper is optional. Enjoy!

lasagna roll ups, gluten free

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free Skillet Cheese Lasagna Roll Ups

Lasagna noodles rolled up with cheese and spinach, then baked in a sauce made with fresh tomatoes, bell pepper, zucchini and garlic. This is an easy gluten-free weeknight meal oozing with fresh veggies.

dutch baby made in a cast iron skillet with blueberry compote

GO TO RECIPE->Dutch Baby With Blueberry Compote & Feta (Gluten-Free)

This gluten-free American popover is made in a cast iron skillet and is topped with freshly made blueberry compote and feta cheese. YUM!

irish skillet potato casserole in a cast iron skillet

GO TO  RECIPE->Irish Skillet Potatoes With Cabbage

The potatoes are fluffy and creamy, and the cabbage, bacon and cheese make this Irish dish soo good. This is a must try potato recipe!

skillet skillet chicken with beans

GO TO RECIPE->Santa Fe Skillet Chicken Dinner

There are many ways you can serve the Santa Fe chicken dinner. If you want to keep the meal light, add a green salad. If you need to satisfy big appetites, add Simple Rice With Parsley or Gluten Free White Corn Tortilla Chips.

Mexican cheese cornbread, gluten free

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten Free Cheesy Mexican Cornbread

This Mexican cornbread recipe is simple and requires only 10 pantry ingredients and one cast iron skillet.

sukiyaki salad made in a cast iron skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free Beef Sukiyaki Noodle Salad

Tender slices of beef, noodles, red onions, shiitake mushrooms, bok choy, green onions, tofu and fresh baby spinach richly flavoured with tamari-mirin sauce. This wholesome gluten-free noodle salad can be served warm or at room temperature, and. it is made in a cast iron skillet.

king ranch chicken

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free King Ranch Chicken

Think rich, creamy sauce, flavoured with Mexican spices and filled with chicken, tomatillos, bell peppers, green chillies, tortilla, fresh cilantro and plenty of cheese.  This cast iron skillet dish is for when you need comfort food the most.

slice of plums skillet cake on a plate

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free Plum Skillet Country Cake

This gluten-free plum skillet cake is tender, moist and tasty, with a light cinnamon hue.  Unlike traditional coffee cakes, this cake is made with wholesome buckwheat flour and is topped with juicy plums flavoured with cinnamon.

sliced peasant bread made in cast iron skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten Free Peasant Bread Recipe

This peasant bread recipe is made in a cast iron pot and is a mix of three flours, millet, tapioca, and rice flour, and various seeds for texture, taste, and nutrition. 

large chocolate chip cookie made in a skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie with Coconut (Grain-Free)

The cookie is shaped like a pizza and eaten warm straight out of the cast iron skillet. Who doesn’t love a warm cookie made with chocolate melting in your mouth? It’s beyond delicious.

pizza dip with dipping bread made in a cast iron skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Easy Gluten-Free Skillet Pizza Dip with Rolls

A savory and cheesy dish that combines the flavors of pizza, goey cheese texture and soft rolls baked in a cast iron skillet.

savoury dutch baby, gluten free

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free Dutch Baby With Smoked Gouda, Tomatoes and Arugula

Think of Yorkshire pudding, topped with melted smoked gouda cheese, arugula, garlic basil tomatoes and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar made in a cast iron skillet.

greek chicken with veggies made in a cast iron skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Skillet Greek Chicken with Potatoes, Tomatoes, Peppers and Olives

Deliciously seasoned chicken, roasted potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, onions and olives, topped with feta, tzatziki and fresh herbs. So much goodness in an easy weeknight meal made using only one skillet.

naan bread made in cast iron skillet

GO TO RECIPE->Gluten-Free Naan Bread Recipe

The naan dough is leavened with yeast and is cooked in a dry pan such as a cast iron skillet. The bread is cooked until it puffs up and then turned over and cooked until you see charred patches.

Benefits of Proper Care

When properly cared for, cast iron acts as a nonstick pan, preventing food from burning, ensuring even cooking at high temperatures. Follow these tips on Cleaning And Care For Cast Iron Cookware for best results.