Cooking For One Recipes

Cooking for one? Over 250 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!

peanut butter kiss cookies | peanut butter blossoms on a cooling rack | one dish kitchen

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

If you’re a fan of chocolate and peanut butter, you will absolutely love these Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies. They’re also known as Peanut Butter Blossoms and they’re heavenly. This small batch cookie recipe will yield 6 Peanut Butter Blossom cookies.

chicken margherita | one dish kitchen

Chicken Margherita For One

Easy Chicken Margherita recipe made with one chicken breast or thigh, pesto, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and topped with a lemon garlic sauce. An wonderful easy to make, low carb single serving meal.

instant pot chicken noodle soup for one | one dish kitchen

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup For One

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup – this small batch recipe yields the perfect amount for anyone cooking for one. The soup is made with one chicken breast or thigh and can be ready in minutes. Full of flavor, hearty, and so comforting.

apple galette for one | one dish kitchen

Apple Galette For One

This is the easiest Apple Galette recipe! This single serving dessert features chopped apples spooned into the center of an easy to make flour crust then topped with a mix of sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. There’s no need for any special dish. A galette is rustic, simple, and incredibly delicious!

instant pot sweet potato | one dish kitchen

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

This Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes recipe might become your new favorite way to cook sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes cook in minutes and come out perfectly creamy and fluffy every single time.

italian meatball | one dish kitchen

Giant Italian Meatball

Easy recipe for one giant Italian Meatball topped with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese. This homemade, oven baked meatball is perfectly juicy and filled with flavor! It’s the easiest meatball recipe around!

stack of soft ginger cookies | one dish kitchen

Soft Ginger Cookies

These big, soft ginger cookies are perfectly spiced and incredibly delicious. They have a melt in your mouth texture and are rolled in sugar before baking for a slight crunch. Easy to make, this small batch recipe yields 4 spectacular molasses ginger cookies.

juicy lucy

Juicy Lucy For One

This is the best Juicy Lucy Burger recipe! A burger stuffed with cheese and “baked” in the oven. While the burger bakes, the cheese melts making the patty very juicy. This easy to make recipe is inspired by the famous Juicy Lucy burger, originating in Minneapolis.

Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One | One Dish Kitchen

Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One

Easy to make, low carb Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One! A delicious combination of flavors. This single serving quiche recipe is ideal for anyone cooking for one and is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

cucumber salad in a bowl

Cucumber Salad

This quick and easy cucumber salad is fresh, healthy, and filled with flavor. Made with thinly sliced cucumbers and onions tossed in a tangy, easy to make vinaigrette. Perfect as a single serving main dish salad or a wonderful side dish.

cherry pie filling in a bowl

Cherry Pie Filling – A Small Batch Recipe

Small Batch Cherry Pie Filling Recipe – this wonderful recipe yields the perfect amount of cherry pie filling for a mini cherry pie. Cooks in minutes and can be made with fresh or frozen cherries. Enjoy as a pie filling, over pancakes, or even as a yogurt or ice cream topping.

slice of icebox cake on a plate with berries

Icebox Cake For One

This is the best single serving icebox cake recipe! So easy to make and the perfect size for one person. It’s a light, no-bake cake made with a sweet cream filling and berries layered over graham crackers.

Cucumber Salsa | One Dish Kitchen

Cucumber Salsa

Fresh and crunchy Cucumber Salsa with a tangy vinaigrette. Perfect for scooping with tortilla chips or adding to chicken, fish or shrimp.

Small Batch Strawberry White Chocolate Scones | One Dish Kitchen

Strawberry Scones – A Small Batch Recipe

This lovely Strawberry White Chocolate Scones recipe makes 4 buttery, delicious scones. Made with fresh strawberries and white chocolate chips, these fruit filled scones are perfect for breakfast or dessert. So easy to make too! Step by step VIDEO included in the recipe.

lemon curd in a jar

Small Batch Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is so easy to make and this incredible small batch lemon curd recipe requires just 5 ingredients! Enjoy this sweet, tart, velvety smooth cream on just about everything – from desserts to pancakes to baked goods. Ready in minutes!

blueberry muffin

Blueberry Muffin For One

This big, bakery style Blueberry Muffin is loaded with plump, sweet blueberries and can be baked in a ramekin. It’s got a tender texture and wonderful buttery flavor. If you love blueberries, you’ll be glad to know that you’re likely to find juicy blueberries in every single bite!

jar of blueberry jam

Easy Small Batch Refrigerator Jam

This is the easiest 2 ingredient refrigerator jam recipe! All you need is sugar and fruit to make your favorite jam. The jam is made on a stovetop, then refrigerated until you’re ready to enjoy. No pectin necessary for this quick, easy, and absolutely delicious jam.

Skillet Ratatouille For One

Ratatouille is a tasty, humble, one-pan vegetable stew made with onions, one small zucchini, a sweet red pepper, tomatoes and an aromatic bouquet of spices. This single serving meal can be enjoyed on it’s own or consider serving it with chicken or fish. It’s the perfect recipe for summer!

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