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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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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Pork Tenderloin Recipe

This is the absolute best way to cook pork tenderloin! It’s tender, juicy, and full of flavor. Cooked in a cast iron skillet, this delicious pork cooks in under 30 minutes! Easy recipe including tasty ways to enjoy leftovers.

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Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Unstuffed cabbage rolls, similar to traditional cabbage rolls but much easier to make and faster to cook. This single serving cabbage roll recipe is made with a few simple ingredients in one pan and is served over rice.

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Turkey Chili For One

Easy Turkey Chili recipe made with lean ground turkey, tomatoes, vegetables, and spices. A healthier alternative to beef chili, this flavor packed single serving meal can be ready in around 30 minutes!

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Twice Baked Potato For One

This is the easiest, best tasting twice baked potato recipe! Made with one potato, this creamy, cheesy, bacon-filled twice baked potato makes a delicious meal or can be the perfect side dish.

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Easy Shrimp Creole For One

This is the easiest Shrimp Creole recipe! A classic Louisiana dish made with garlic, onions, green bell peppers, and tomatoes. Based on my family’s recipe, this New Orleans’ favorite will soon become a favorite of yours too!

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Authentic Jambalaya Recipe For One

Authentic Louisiana style Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe. A flavorful single serving recipe that can be ready in 30 minutes! Made with the “trinity” of vegetables, this traditional New Orleans jambalaya recipe will surely become a favorite!

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Fish Tacos With Curried Broccoli Slaw

Quick and easy fish tacos recipe, the perfect seafood recipe to serve one or two people. Perfectly seasoned fish baked in minutes in either a toaster oven or a conventional oven and topped with a sweet curried broccoli slaw.

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French Bread Pizza

Homemade French Bread Pizza topped with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. Easy to make with instructions for freezing and baking. Quick to make, easily customizable, and super inexpensive. This might just be your new favorite weeknight meal!

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Chicken Margherita For One

Easy Chicken Margherita recipe made with one chicken breast or thigh, pesto, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and topped with a lemon garlic sauce. An wonderful easy to make, low carb single serving meal.

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Giant Italian Meatball

Easy recipe for one giant Italian Meatball topped with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese. This homemade, oven baked meatball is perfectly juicy and filled with flavor! It’s the easiest meatball recipe around!

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Juicy Lucy For One

This is the best Juicy Lucy Burger recipe! A burger stuffed with cheese and “baked” in the oven. While the burger bakes, the cheese melts making the patty very juicy. This easy to make recipe is inspired by the famous Juicy Lucy burger, originating in Minneapolis.

Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One | One Dish Kitchen

Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One

Easy to make, low carb Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Crustless Quiche For One! A delicious combination of flavors. This single serving quiche recipe is ideal for anyone cooking for one and is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Skillet Ratatouille For One

Ratatouille is a tasty, humble, one-pan vegetable stew made with onions, one small zucchini, a sweet red pepper, tomatoes and an aromatic bouquet of spices. This single serving meal can be enjoyed on it’s own or consider serving it with chicken or fish. It’s the perfect recipe for summer!

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Easy Vegetable 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.

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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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