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Here at One Dish Kitchen, you will begin your journey into simple, joyful cooking for one with our easy and flavorful single serving recipes.

We have over 300 single serving recipes that have been developed and tested to provide everything you want but in single serving sizes. These are our favorite easy, flavorful, and waste-free recipes that you’re sure to love.

You’ll discover new go-to recipes for every meal – from grab and go breakfasts like Fruit-Filled Overnight Oats, to delicious meat and seafood entrées like Chicken Cacciatore and Baked Stuffed Fish, to satisfying vegetarian options such as Vegetable Enchiladas. If you’ve got a craving for dessert, you’ll absolutely love the single serving Lemon Meringue Pie! These meals for one are fresh, flavorful, easy to make and best of all, no leftovers!

When you have accessible ingredients and easy, delicious single serving recipes on hand, you can create and enjoy a fabulous meal for one in no time. Whether you live alone, you’re a parent who wants to indulge while the kids enjoy their own favorites, or you have a partner who travels, One Dish Kitchen is for you! Enjoy!


an open faced blueberry pie in a red baking dish next to a blue and white kitchen towel and lemons

Mini Blueberry Pie

This is the easiest blueberry pie recipe! This mini pie is bursting with sweet, juicy blueberries and is baked on a buttery shortbread cookie crust.

Two ricotta and spinach stuffed cannelloni noodles on a white plate.

Spinach Manicotti For One

Spinach Manicotti For One! Two manicotti or cannelloni noodles filled with creamy ricotta, spinach, and plenty of cheese. Easy to make and deeply satisfying!

a strawberry quesadilla on a white plate next to sliced bananas and strawberries

Fruit Quesadilla

A healthy and delicious fruit quesadilla makes the perfect breakfast or dessert. Filled with fruit, yogurt, creamy ricotta cheese, and sweetened with a touch of honey.

roasted carrots on a white plate on a silver tray next to chicken with onions

Citrus Glazed Carrots For One

This citrus glazed carrots recipe features beautiful carrots seasoned with a touch of salt and pepper, then bathed in butter and grapefruit juice. It's an elegant side dish that takes minutes to prepare. Enjoy alongside your favorite chicken, pork, or vegetarian entrée.

Ham Steak For One

A delicious ham steak is an easy way to enjoy a ham dinner without cooking a whole ham. Cooked in a skillet, it cooks in just 10 minutes!

detroit style pizza in a blue baking dish on a brown counter.

Detroit Style Pizza For One

Any night can be pizza night with this easy Detroit Style Pizza recipe. This single serving pizza has a thick deep dish crust and is topped with plenty of cheese, pepperoni and sauce. It's easy to make and bakes in just 15 minutes!

Easy Cioppino For One

Cioppino is a spectacular tomato based fish stew filled with seafood and vegetables. It's a delicious and hearty meal that cooks in just 15 minutes!

a bowl filled with jello fluff with nuts, pineapples, and cottage cheese

Small Batch Pineapple Lime Jello Salad

Pineapple Lime Jello Salad, also called Moon Glow Salad made with lime jello, crushed pineapples, cottage cheese, and nuts. One of my most requested desserts and so easy to make!

a pudding in a small clear glass topped with a grapefruit segment

Grapefruit Posset For One

Light and fresh-tasting grapefruit posset made with cream and grapefruit juice is a wonderfully refreshing dessert that is very easy to make.

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Baked Chicken Tenders For One

This is the BEST baked chicken tenders recipe! Chicken strips dipped in melted butter, then dredged in bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and a flavorful mix of spices. Bakes in 20 minutes! This small batch recipe makes 8-10 crispy oven baked chicken tenders.

a bowl of colcannon next to raw cabbage on a tray.

Colcannon For One

Colcannon is a popular Irish recipe made of potatoes and cabbage. It's an absolutely delicious mashed potato recipe and perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any time of the year.

a portobello mushroom pizza on a white plate next to a black napkin

Portobello Mushroom Pizza For One

One portobello mushroom cap makes an excellent low carb pizza crust. Top with cheese and your favorite pizza toppings. Low in carbs, easy, and delicious!

garlic and olives in a small dish sitting on a brown cutting board

Roasted Garlic, Olives and Feta

This easy mini appetizer features sweet roasted garlic, salty olives and creamy feta baked in the oven until warm and served with pieces of crusty bread.

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Cobb Salad For One

Quick and easy Cobb Salad Recipe - this single serving Cobb Salad is filled with tender chicken, crisp bacon, blue cheese crumbles, tomatoes, avocados, and a hard boiled egg piled high on top of salad greens. A fabulous lunch or dinner filled with flavor!

Rice Pilaf For One | One Dish Kitchen

Easy Rice Pilaf For One

Rice pilaf is a wonderful side dish that is so easy to make. See just how using these simple steps with a few flavorful ingredients can transform a side dish of rice. Made with broth, onions, garlic, and butter, this wonderful rice pilaf can be ready in minutes!

a bowl of sweet potato wedges

Small Batch Sweet Potato Fries

Learn how to make a small batch of sweet potato fries with just 1 sweet potato! Baked, not fried - they are completely addicting!

a bowl of white bean soup with bacon

White Bean Soup For One

Single serving white bean soup recipe made with just 1 can of beans. Quick, easy to make and filled with flavor. Ready in 30 minutes!

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