9 Surprising Things You Can Make In A Nonstick Skillet

Mar 27, 2023

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Looking for high-quality cookware that’ll last you years to come? We’ve been low-key obsessing over Scanpan’s nonstick collections. If you don’t already know how special these pots and pans are, we’re here to spill the tea.

This innovative Danish brand has been at the forefront of cookware technology for over 60 years. Their patented non-stick coating provides home chefs with an almost-indestructible nonstick surface to cook on, combined with the luxury and durability of a clad, brushed stainless steel exterior.

But they’re not just sleek and durable—they’re so versatile they can tackle a wide range of recipes.

Unlike other nonstick pans, they’re oven-safe, can be used with metal utensils and they’re dishwasher safe! From browning meats and flipping pancakes to searing tuna and more, they’re so versatile they can tackle a wide range of recipes.  

In this post, we’ll explore some of the delicious recipes you can make using Scanpan’s nonstick collection to add into your weeknight rotation.


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Spice up your pasta nights with these deliciously savory meatballs.

Packed with onions, garlic and Romano cheese, they’re guaranteed to make a few appearances throughout the month. Cooked in a rich tomato sauce that’s simmered for an hour, you’re giving the flavors time to meld together for a hearty, unforgettable meal.

Get the Meatballs and Sauce Recipe!

Sautéed Shrimp Lemon Bucatini with Roasted Kale

Fresh, zesty and easy to make, you’re gonna want to add this bucatini recipe to your Pinterest board.

Tossed with garlic, lemon juice and olive oil, then topped with roasted kale to give it a satisfying crunch, this dish isn’t finished. The shrimp that you’ll pop on top is sautéed with more garlic and red pepper flakes, adding a bit of heat to a light yet satisfying meal bursting with flavor.

Get the Sautéed Shrimp Lemon Bucatini with Roasted Kale recipe!


The delicate combination of flavors in this dish are *chef’s kiss.*

The flavorful base is built around French lentils cooked with garlic, shallots and thyme, topped with salmon that’s seasoned and roasted until perfectly flaky and tender. This dish is aptly finished with a dreamy, creamy Dijon butter.

Get the Roasted Salmon with Lentils and Dijon Butter Recipe!


What is Mexican Shakshuka? Great question. A flavorful, spicy twist on a classic Middle Eastern dish, this is comfort food defined.

Requiring a sort of throw-it-all-in attitude, the outcome of simmering tomatoes and black beans in the heat of cumin, coriander and paprika, then topping it off with corn, egg and avocado is a beautiful thing.  

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A springtime variation of an Italian classic, this dish comes together in less than an hour and incorporates some of our favorite farmers market finds. It’s vibrant, colorful and bursting with flavor, and best served with a crusty baguette to soak up that delicious sauce.

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Some say there’s no improving upon a perfect cacio e pepe. But in the spring (when asparagus and peas are in season) even Italians aren’t above switching it up. It only takes 30 minutes to pull this elegant, rich dish together.

Get the Cacio e Pepe with Asparagus and Peas Recipe!

Sweet Potato Quinoa with Sautéed Kale and Walnuts

A vegetarian romance, this colorful sweet potato quinoa comes together in just under an hour. This recipe combines sweet potatoes, slow-cooked quinoa, sautéed Tuscan kale and walnuts for a beautiful balance of texture and flavor.

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Seared to a golden brown and cooked in a white wine and Dijon reduction, the addition of Swiss chard gives these fall-off-the-bone chicken thighs a burst of color and flavor that’ll have everyone asking for seconds.

Get the Braised Chicken Thighs with Chard and Mustard Recipe!


Tender, juicy and seared to perfection, this steak is bathed in a rich bourbon-shallot butter– a secret recipe we’ll let you in on. Shallots are sautéed in butter and simmered with bourbon, leaving behind a deep, smoky flavor that lingers on the palate.

Get the Seared Steak with Bourbon-Shallot Butter Recipe!


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