Dinner for One Recipes

Looking for easy dinner for one recipes? Here are over 100 easy single serving dinner recipes that have been developed, tested, and are enjoyed by many.
Whether you live alone, you’re a parent that wants to indulge while the kids enjoy their favorites, or you have a partner who travels, you’re sure to find the simple single serving and small batch dinner recipes on our website helpful.

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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.

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!

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.

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.

Taco Casserole For One | onedishkitchen.com

Easy Taco Casserole

You won’t believe how easy it is to make this Taco Casserole! Add seasoned ground beef and cheese between crisp layers of crunchy tostadas and bake in the oven. A quick, easy, and tasty single serving meal.

vegetarian chili for one | one dish kitchen

Vegetarian Chili For One

This easy vegetarian chili recipe will be a favorite of both meat eaters and vegetarians. It’s made with convenient canned beans and can be ready in under 30 minutes. Hearty, healthy, and incredibly delicious! | One Dish Kitchen

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Crawfish Étouffée For One

Easy Crawfish Etouffee For One! A classic Louisiana seafood dish filled with vegetables and crawfish simmering in a delicious tomato based sauce.

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Chicken Fajitas For One

Homemade Chicken Fajitas For One! One tender and juicy chicken breast cooked in a skillet, sliced and served with sweet onions, crisp peppers, cheese and tortillas. So easy and so delicious!

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Irish Stew For One

Irish Stew For One! A delicious small batch Irish stew recipe made with tender lamb or beef, plenty of carrots and potatoes all simmering in a rich, beer based broth. Easy to make, hearty, and extra comforting.

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Baked Ziti For One

Baked Ziti For One – a single serving version of classic Italian American comfort food. Pasta baked with ground beef, tomato sauce, and plenty of cheese. Easy to make and incredibly delicious!

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Goulash For One

This American Goulash is an easy, one-pot meal made with ground beef, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and macaroni. It’s a simple skillet dish that can be ready in 30 minutes.

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Green Curry For One

This wonderful green curry recipe is so easy to make and easily customizable with your favorite vegetables and proteins. Delicious vegetarian, chicken and seafood versions.

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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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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.

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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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