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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.

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.

twice baked eggplant - one dish kitchen

Twice Baked Eggplant Recipe

This cheesy Twice Baked Eggplant reminds me of a healthy twice baked potato. These cheese stuffed eggplant skins are so creamy and delicious, they'll make an eggplant lover out of anyone!

a vegetable casserole next to fresh peppers and broccoli.

Vegetable Casserole For One

This is the best vegetable casserole! Made with fresh vegetables and a sprinkling of cheese, this casserole bakes in just 30 minutes. It's quick, easy, and so delicious!

crustless pizza quiche.

Crustless Pizza Quiche For One

Satisfy a pizza craving with this fabulous crustless pizza quiche! This single serving low carb quiche is filled with plenty of pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. Easy to make and cooks in less than 30 minutes.

enchiladas verdes in a red baking dish next to a bowl of tomatoes.

Enchiladas Verdes For One

Chicken enchiladas verde is so easy to make. Instead of filling and rolling the tortillas, the ingredients are layered, casserole style in a small baking dish. They're made simply with jarred salsa or tomatillo sauce and cooked chicken.

a plate of okra and tomatoes on a tray.

Pan Fried Okra and Tomatoes For One

This pan fried okra is deliciously addictive! Sliced okra, browned and cooked with bacon, onions and tomatoes. Easy to make and so flavorful!

chicken cacciatore in a bowl

Chicken Cacciatore For One

Chicken Cacciatore is an easy to make, low carb, rustic skillet dinner recipe made with one chicken thigh simmering in a rich and hearty tomato based sauce.

a bowl of lentil stew

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!

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