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.

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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

Ground Beef Tacos

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 in a bowl

Chicken and Dumplings

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 Tortilla 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 in gravey covering elbow pasta on plate

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.

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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 with avocado grated cheese and sour cream in a red bowl

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

crawfish etouffee in bowl

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.

chicken fajitas for one | one dish kitchen

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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