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!

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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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Soft Ginger Cookies

These big, soft ginger cookies are perfectly spiced and incredibly delicious. They have a melt in your mouth texture and are rolled in sugar before baking for a slight crunch. Easy to make, this small batch recipe yields 4 spectacular molasses ginger cookies.

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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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Cucumber Salad

This quick and easy cucumber salad is fresh, healthy, and filled with flavor. Made with thinly sliced cucumbers and onions tossed in a tangy, easy to make vinaigrette. Perfect as a single serving main dish salad or a wonderful side dish.

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Cherry Pie Filling – A Small Batch Recipe

Small Batch Cherry Pie Filling Recipe – this wonderful recipe yields the perfect amount of cherry pie filling for a mini cherry pie. Cooks in minutes and can be made with fresh or frozen cherries. Enjoy as a pie filling, over pancakes, or even as a yogurt or ice cream topping.

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Icebox Cake For One

This is the best single serving icebox cake recipe! So easy to make and the perfect size for one person. It’s a light, no-bake cake made with a sweet cream filling and berries layered over graham crackers.

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Cucumber Salsa

Fresh and crunchy Cucumber Salsa with a tangy vinaigrette. Perfect for scooping with tortilla chips or adding to chicken, fish or shrimp.

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Strawberry Scones – A Small Batch Recipe

This lovely Strawberry White Chocolate Scones recipe makes 4 buttery, delicious scones. Made with fresh strawberries and white chocolate chips, these fruit filled scones are perfect for breakfast or dessert. So easy to make too!

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Small Batch Lemon Curd

Lemon curd is so easy to make and this incredible small batch lemon curd recipe requires just 5 ingredients! Enjoy this sweet, tart, velvety smooth cream on just about everything – from desserts to pancakes to baked goods. Ready in minutes!

blueberry muffin

Blueberry Muffin For One

This big, bakery style Blueberry Muffin is loaded with plump, sweet blueberries and can be baked in a ramekin. It’s got a tender texture and wonderful buttery flavor. If you love blueberries, you’ll be glad to know that you’re likely to find juicy blueberries in every single bite!

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Easy Small Batch Refrigerator Jam

This is the easiest 2 ingredient refrigerator jam recipe! All you need is sugar and fruit to make your favorite jam. The jam is made on a stovetop, then refrigerated until you’re ready to enjoy. No pectin necessary for this quick, easy, and absolutely delicious jam.

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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!

Pomodoro Sauce For One | One Dish Kitchen

Easy Pomodoro Sauce For One

This wonderful Pomodoro Sauce is made with just a few simple ingredients and can be ready in 20 minutes! This easy tomato sauce is made with tomatoes, garlic, and spices and is perfect served with pasta or chicken.

Aperol Spritz | One Dish Kitchen

Aperol Spritz

Having recently returned from Italy, I’ve brought back with me a recipe for making a perfect Aperol Spritz. Served with ice, this gorgeous cocktail is made with Prosecco, Aperol, and sparkling water or soda water. The ideal aperitif to begin your evening with.

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Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream Recipe – This tangy lime ice cream is perfectly sweet and creamy with pieces of graham cracker crust scattered throughout for a delicate crunch with every bite.

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Small Batch Shortbread Cookie Recipe

The buttery flavor and light texture makes them the perfect cookie to enjoy with coffee or tea. An added bonus is that they require very few ingredients and can be baked rather quickly.

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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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