Cooking For One Recipes

Cooking for one? Over 300 single serving recipes as well as small batch recipes that are developed and tested to provide everything you want but in single-serving sizes. Single serving dinner ideas, easy dessert recipes, side dishes, salads, and more. These meals for one are fresh, flavorful, easy to make and best of all, no leftovers!

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.

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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.

lemon scones | one dish kitchen

Small Batch Lemon Scones

Buttery Lemon Poppy Seed Scones Recipe – these delicate lemon scones are topped with a sweet lemon glaze. This wonderful small batch recipe yields 4 perfectly sweet scones.

taco salad | one dish kitchen

Taco Salad For One

Easy Single Serving Taco Salad Recipe – all the ingredients you love in tacos can be found in this healthy and hearty taco salad. Filled with seasoned ground beef and all your favorite taco toppings. | One DIsh Kitchen

Mini Irish Soda Bread | One Dish Kitchen

Mini Irish Soda Bread

This traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe is easy to make and requires just a few simple ingredients. Made without yeast, this quick bread recipe yields one small loaf. With a perfectly tender crumb and a wonderful golden crust, this soda bread pairs well with soups, chilis, stews, or alone with butter.

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.

peanut butter balls | one dish kitchen

Small Batch Peanut Butter Balls

These peanut butter balls are reminiscent of classic school lunchroom treats. This no bake dessert is made with just three ingredients and are so easy to make. This small batch yields the perfect amount for one or two people.

seafood gumbo | one dish kitchen

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.

Tww Red Velvet Donuts with white frosting drizzeled on top served on a white plate

Small Batch Red Velvet Donuts

Fantastic Small Batch Red Velvet Donuts Recipe – these donuts are the best homemade donuts! Easy to make and topped with a sweet cream cheese frosting. This recipe makes about three to four of the best tasting donuts!

chocolate chip muffin | one dish kitchen

Chocolate Chip Muffin For One

A big bakery style chocolate chip muffin recipe that’s easy to make and perfect if you’re cooking for one! Filled with chocolate chips, this buttery chocolate chip muffin makes the perfect breakfast treat or a snack.

pork tenderloin | one dish kitchen

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.

homemade panko breadcrumbs | one dish kitchen

How To Make Bread Crumbs

Don’t let leftover bread go to waste, make bread crumbs with this easy homemade breadcrumb recipe. Perfect for mixing into meatballs, coating chicken and topping casseroles.

Mini King Cake | One Dish Kitchen

Mini King Cake

Celebrate Mardi Gras with this Mini King Cake recipe. A perfectly sweet, festive, tender and delicious king cake drizzled with icing and topped with colored sugar. Easy to make and the perfect size for serving one or two people.

garlic smashed potatoes | one dish kitchen

Garlic Smashed Potatoes For One

This smashed potatoes recipe might just become your new way to enjoy potatoes. These oven roasted potatoes are crispy on the outside, creamy inside, cheesy, and filled with flavor. Quick and easy to make too!

bowl of potato soup with bacon | one dish kitchen

Potato Soup For One

This single serving potato soup is made with just one potato! It’s creamy, comforting, and so easy to make. Filled with bacon and cheese, this soup can be ready in 30 minutes.

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.

cornbread for one | one dish kitchen

Cornbread For One

Mini Cornbread Recipe – Easy recipe for a small batch of sweet, buttery cornbread. Baked in a mini cast iron skillet or oven safe dish.

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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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