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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.

These dinner ideas include single serving recipes for Chicken and Dumplings, Irish Stew, Shrimp Scampi, Pork Tenderloin, and more.

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.

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!

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!

Chicken Tenders For One | One Dish Kitchen

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 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!

Shrimp Fettuccine For One | One Dish Kitchen

Shrimp Fettuccine For One

This wonderful Shrimp Fettuccine is a flavorful, easy meal that cooks in just 20 minutes! Shrimp cooked in garlic, then tossed with buttery fettuccine. Healthy, hearty and the perfect amount for anyone cooking for one.

Vegetarian Enchiladas For One | One Dish Kitchen

Vegetarian Enchiladas For One

Easy to assemble Vegetarian Enchiladas For One! Seasoned vegetables and black beans are sandwiched between corn tortillas and cheese. The ingredients are layered, casserole style in a small baking dish. Topped with salsa and cheese, this wonderful single serving meal can be ready in under 30 minutes.

a rectangular baking dish filled with two enchiladas topped with sour cream.

Beef Enchiladas For One

Two flour tortillas filled with seasoned ground beef, onions, and cheese smothered in enchilada sauce and baked for just 20 minutes! A quick and easy single serving meal.

a single serving of hamburger casserole on a silver tray next to a blue and white napkin.

Hamburger Casserole For One

This mini hamburger casserole is baked with seasoned ground beef, pasta, and cheese. It's comfort food at its finest, easy to make and full of flavor.

a blue bowl filled with chicken and spaghetti

Chicken Spaghetti For One

This chicken spaghetti recipe is sure to become a favorite! Juicy chicken and spaghetti are mixed with a creamy homemade bechamel sauce and tossed with tomatoes and cheese. Easy to make and extra easy to customize with your favorite vegetables. Ready in 20 minutes!

a plate of larb gai next to a red bowl filled with thai sauce.

How To Poach Chicken

See how to poach chicken in water. Tender, juicy and flavorful, this is our go-to method for quickly cooking chicken to use in recipes or to enjoy as is.

Roast Turkey Breast Recipe | One Dish Kitchen

Roast Turkey Breast

Flavorful Herb Crusted Roast Turkey Breast, easy to make and the perfect size if you're cooking for one or two people. A wonderful alternative to roasting a whole turkey and no basting necessary!

a white bowl filled with beef chili and topped with jalapeños and cheese.

Classic Chili For One

This hearty classic chili recipe is loaded with flavorful ground beef, vegetables, red beans, and spices. It can be ready in just 30 minutes and is perfect for a busy weeknight. Consider topping your bowl of chili with sour cream, chopped jalapeños, shredded cheese, and chopped cilantro.

a chicken breast in a buffalo sauce topped with cheese and onions.

Buffalo Chicken For One

This baked buffalo chicken is tender, juicy, and filled with flavor. One chicken breast topped with a homemade buffalo sauce, mozzarella cheese, and blue cheese crumbles. Cheesy, easy to make, and incredibly delicious!

a black dish filled with cooked shrimp

Baked Shrimp For One

An easy baked shrimp recipe made with a garlic lemon butter sauce. Ready in 10 minutes and is lovely served with rice, pasta, or a side of your favorite vegetables.

broiled chicken on a white plate next to green beans.

Broiled Chicken with Pineapples For One

Broiled Chicken with Pineapples is a quick and easy meal option. One chicken breast marinated in a simple yet flavorful marinade is topped with pineapple slices and cooked under your broiler until golden.

a white plate with penne pasta and roasted broccoli, carrots, and tomatoes on top.

Pasta Primavera For One

Easy Pasta Primavera recipe made with fresh seasonal vegetables which are roasted in the oven, then tossed with cooked pasta, butter and Parmesan cheese.

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