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.

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.

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 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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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.

baked ziti in a white baking dish

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!

Goulash served in a light blue bowl

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.

green curry for one | one dish kitchen

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.

shrimp scampi | one dish kitchen

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.

unstuffed cabbage rolls | one dish kitchen

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.

Turkey Chili For One | One Dish Kitchen

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!

twice baked potato | one dish kitchen

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.

shrimp creole | one dish kitchen

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!

Jambalaya For One | One Dish Kitchen

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!

Fish Tacos | One Dish Kitchen

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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