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!

shrimp scampi | one dish kitchen

Shrimp Scampi

Easy Shrimp Scampi For One – A simple single serving meal that looks elegant but takes just minutes to make! Plump shrimp simmer in a luscious garlic butter sauce and served with pasta.

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Small Batch Peanut Butter Balls

These peanut butter balls are reminiscent of classic school lunchroom treats. This no bake dessert is made with just three ingredients and are so easy to make. This small batch yields the perfect amount for one or two people.

seafood gumbo | one dish kitchen

Seafood Gumbo For One

This is the easiest seafood gumbo recipe! This classic gumbo is perfectly spiced and filled with shrimp, fish, and the trinity of vegetables. There are many seafood gumbo recipes out there but none are easier than this single serving classic version.

pork tenderloin | one dish kitchen

Pork Tenderloin Recipe

This is the absolute best way to cook pork tenderloin! It’s tender, juicy, and full of flavor. Cooked in a cast iron skillet, this delicious pork cooks in under 30 minutes! Easy recipe including tasty ways to enjoy leftovers.

homemade panko breadcrumbs | one dish kitchen

How To Make Breadcrumbs

Don’t let leftover bread go to waste, make breadcrumbs with this easy homemade breadcrumb recipe. Perfect for mixing into meatballs, coating chicken and topping casseroles.

Mini King Cake | One Dish Kitchen

Mini King Cake

Celebrate Mardi Gras with this Mini King Cake recipe. A perfectly sweet, festive, tender and delicious king cake drizzled with icing and topped with colored sugar. Easy to make and the perfect size for serving one or two people.

garlic smashed potatoes | one dish kitchen

Garlic Smashed Potatoes For One

This smashed potatoes recipe might just become your new way to enjoy potatoes. These oven roasted potatoes are crispy on the outside, creamy inside, cheesy, and filled with flavor. Quick and easy to make too!

bowl of potato soup with bacon | one dish kitchen

Potato Soup For One

This single serving potato soup is made with just one potato! It’s creamy, comforting, and so easy to make. Filled with bacon and cheese, this soup can be ready in 30 minutes.

unstuffed cabbage rolls | one dish kitchen

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Unstuffed cabbage rolls, similar to traditional cabbage rolls but much easier to make and faster to cook. This single serving cabbage roll recipe is made with a few simple ingredients in one pan and is served over rice.

Cornbread For One | One Dish Kitchen

Cornbread For One

This single serving cornbread recipe delivers a delicious, slightly crumbly, sweet and buttery serving of cornbread. Step-by-step video on how to make cornbread is included. Recipe is perfect when cooking for one.

panna cotta | one dish kitchen

Panna Cotta For One

This classic panna cotta recipe is made with just a few simple ingredients. This Italian dessert is velvety smooth and creamy with a delicate sweetness. Indulge yourself with this easy to make decadent single serving dessert.

avocado toast | one dish kitchen

Avocado Toast

Breakfast couldn’t be any easier with this delicious avocado toast recipe. A slice of toasted bread topped with mashed avocado, a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper. Easy to make and healthy too. Top wth a tomato slices or an egg if desired.

croutons | one dish kitchen

Small Batch Homemade Croutons

If you’ve got leftover bread, use it to make a small batch of homemade croutons. Perfect for salads, soups, and much more! So much better than store bought, these croutons take just minutes to make. Stovetop and oven baked crouton recipes provided.

Turkey Chili For One | One Dish Kitchen

Turkey Chili For One

Easy Turkey Chili recipe made with lean ground turkey, tomatoes, vegetables, and spices. A healthier alternative to beef chili, this flavor packed single serving meal can be ready in around 30 minutes!

two chocolate cupcakes | one dish kitchen

Two Chocolate Cupcakes

You’ll love this easy and delicious small batch chocolate cupcake recipe! These cupcakes are light and tender and topped with a rich, luscious chocolate buttercream frosting. This wonderful recipe will yield TWO of the best tasting chocolate cupcakes.

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup For One

This creamy Instant Pot butternut squash soup is a healthy and hearty soup made in a pressure cooker. Get the slow simmered flavor in half the time with this flavorful butternut squash soup recipe. | One Dish Kitchen

twice baked potato | one dish kitchen

Twice Baked Potato For One

This is the easiest, best tasting twice baked potato recipe! Made with one potato, this creamy, cheesy, bacon-filled twice baked potato makes a delicious meal or can be the perfect side dish.

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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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