Cooking For One Recipes

Cooking for one? Over 300 single serving recipes as well as small batch recipes that are developed and tested to provide everything you want but in single-serving sizes. Single serving dinner ideas, easy dessert recipes, side dishes, salads, and more. These meals for one are fresh, flavorful, easy to make and best of all, no leftovers!

a spice cake on a tray next to cinnamon sticks.

Mini Spice Cake

A tender and buttery spice cake packed with the warm flavors of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Easy to make and so much better than any boxed cake mix. This wonderful mini cake is perfect for serving one or two people.

hummus in a bowl on a tray.

Small Batch Hummus

How To Make Homemade Hummus – Smooth and creamy hummus made with a few simple ingredients including 1 can of chickpeas. Easy and delicious small batch recipe!

a bowl of baked beans with bacon.

Baked Beans For One

Sweet and savory baked beans made with just 1 can of beans. This simple small batch recipe delivers the best tasting beans and they bake in just 30 minutes!

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Small Batch Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This fantastic Butter Pecan Ice Cream recipe will soon become your favorite! – No machine needed to make this rich, creamy, egg free, no churn ice cream. This ice cream is easy to make and has the wonderful butter pecan flavor we love.

a banana cream pie in a dessert bowl.

Banana Cream Pie For One

Homemade banana cream pie made with one banana, creamy vanilla pudding and a cookie crust. A deliciously rich single serving banana cream pie recipe.

a bowl of lentil stew

Lentil Stew For One

Rich and hearty lentil stew made with simple, healthy ingredients. Filled with flavor and easy to customize, this lentil stew recipe will surely be a favorite.

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Easy Strawberry Shortcake For One

This Strawberry Shortcake recipe is the perfect size to satisfy a sweet tooth. One homemade buttery shortcake biscuit sliced in half and filled with sweet sliced strawberries and fresh whipped cream. Ready in minutes!

buttered noodles in a bowl.

Buttered Noodles For One

Buttered noodles are the ultimate pasta pleasure! Cooked pasta tossed with melted butter, garlic and Parmesan cheese. Simple yet so satisfying!

ground beef tacos on a plate

Beef Tacos For One

Easy beef taco recipe made with ground beef and ready in minutes. This quick taco recipe makes a couple of tacos, perfect for those cooking for one.

meatloaf for one

Mini Meatloaf Recipe

This tender and juicy oven baked mini meatloaf is topped with a sweet and tangy glaze. It’s easy to make and filled with flavor. Best of all, it’s the perfect amount for one!

a plate of peanut butter cookies

Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are soft, chewy, and totally irresistible! They’re made with pantry staples and no chilling of the dough is required. Packed with peanut butter flavor, these cookies are so easy to make and can be ready in minutes.

pasta carbonara in a bowl.

Pasta Carbonara For One

A rich and indulgent single serving pasta carbonara recipe that’s made with just a few ingredients! Ready in minutes, this simple pasta dish is loaded with bacon and Parmesan cheese.

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Small Batch Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies

Small Batch DoubleTree Cookie Recipe – For the first time, DoubleTree Hotel has released their original chocolate chip cookie recipe and we’ve scaled down the ingredients to bring you a small batch version of these famous cookies!

chicken and dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings For One

Homemade Chicken and Dumplings For One, the ultimate comfort food! Made with 1 chicken breast, this single serving dish features a thickened broth, tender bite-sized bits of chicken, a mix of vegetables, and a soft covering of fluffy dumplings. Easy and so delicious!

flour tortillas

Small Batch Flour Tortillas Recipe

Skip the store and make a small batch of fresh homemade tortillas with this easy flour tortilla recipe. Better than store-bought, these flour tortillas are made with pantry staples and can be ready in minutes.

swedish meatballs for one

Swedish Meatballs For One

Homemade Swedish Meatball Recipe For One! Tender Swedish Meatballs made with ground beef and/or pork, perfectly seasoned and simmered in a rich, creamy sauce.

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Potato Salad For One

This creamy potato salad is made with one russet potato, chopped onions and celery, mayonnaise and a touch of dijon mustard. So easy to make and incredibly delicious!

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Welcome to One Dish Kitchen, I’m Joanie and I’m incredibly happy you’re here! Our aim is to inspire individuals with access to single serving recipes, education, and a supportive community that will enable them to enjoy the preparation of a meal that will nourish both body and soul.
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