Limiting barbecues to a measly three months a year is a real shame. Who doesn’t want corn on the cob, ribs, and s’mores year round? Here’s a way you can have your burger and eat it too: the genius grill pan. Not only does it make cleanup a breeze, but grilling can also be one of the healthiest ways to prepare meals.
So if you’re craving a cookout and your barbecue pit is buried in snow (or you just live in a tiny apartment), check out these 25 recipes for classic and unconventional dishes that can be made on a grill pan with equally satisfying results.
1. Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Pork is one of the best sources of easy-to-absorb iron. Dust a lean cut of tenderloin with a few simple herbs and spices, then throw it on the grill pan to give your hemoglobin a boost.
2. Grill Pan Flat Iron Steak With Chimichurri Sauce
Basic seasonings give this B vitamin-rich meat a yummy crust. But it’s the zesty chimichurri sauce that makes the dish—and adds cancer-combatting polyphenols from the olive oil.