Side Dish Recipes For One

Side dishes often remain in the shadows leaving the main dish to steal the spotlight. But truly, side dishes often make the meal.
Complete your meal with a flavorful side dish perfectly portioned to serve one person. Popular single serving side dish recipes include, Mashed Potatoes For One, Cornbread For One, Cranberry Sauce For One and many others!

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Small Batch Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Smashed brussels sprouts are flattened, topped with cheese and roasted to crispy perfection. This small batch smashed brussels sprouts recipe yields the perfect amount if you’re cooking for one. These crunchy cheesy bites are easy to make and completely addictive!

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Roasted Butternut Squash For One

Easy roasted butternut squash recipe. Cubes of butternut squash, tossed with olive oil, cinnamon, and ginger with sweet caramelized edges and soft centers. Full of flavor and the perfect side dish or main dish meal.

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Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

This Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes recipe might become your new favorite way to cook sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes cook in minutes and come out perfectly creamy and fluffy every single time.

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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.

Roasted Carrots For One

This is the best roasted carrots recipe and makes the perfect amount if you’re cooking for one. Two carrots seasoned simply with olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper then roasted to perfection and tossed with melted butter. The perfect side dish to any meal.

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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe For One

These easy, cheesy scalloped potatoes are creamy, extra cheesy, and incredibly delicious! Made with just 1 medium-sized potato sliced thin and surrounded by a rich, velvety smooth cheese sauce. This wonderful side dish is sure to become a favorite.

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Easy Rice Pilaf For One

Rice pilaf is a wonderful side dish that is so easy to make. See just how using these simple steps with a few flavorful ingredients can transform a side dish of rice. Made with broth, onions, garlic, and butter, this wonderful rice pilaf can be ready in minutes!

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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.

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Easy Black Eyed Peas Recipe

This Southern Black Eyed Peas recipe is a New Year’s Day tradition. Ready in minutes, these black eyed peas are seasoned with bacon, onions, and garlic. Bring good luck into your new year with this incredibly delicious single serving recipe!

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Mashed Potatoes For One

This is the best homemade Mashed Potatoes recipe! Two small potatoes cooked in garlic infused milk and cream, mashed, and blended with butter, a touch of olive oil, and tangy stone-ground mustard. An absolutely delicious single serving mashed potatoes recipe.

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Small Batch Cranberry Sauce

Easy to make Cranberry Sauce recipe for one. This simple, classic, single serving Thanksgiving side dish is made with only 4 ingredients! It’s fresh tasting and absolutely delicious.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

The easiest and BEST roasted Brussels sprouts recipe! Brussels sprouts, sliced in half and drizzled with olive oil, salt, and pepper make the perfect side dish or healthy snack. Crispy, full of flavor, and so easy to make.

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How To Bake Rice For One

Cook perfect rice every time with this simple oven baked rice recipe. Made with just a small amount of rice, water, butter, and salt. So easy to make! Baking is the secret to making perfect rice.

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Homemade Baked French Fries – Small Batch Recipe

Thick cut homemade baked french fries recipe made with 1 russet potato and cooked in the oven. This small batch french fries recipe yields the perfect amount for one person. These baked french fries are crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside and perfect for dipping in your favorite sauce.

Grilled corn salsa for one

Grilled Corn Salsa

Grilled Corn Salsa – sweet corn, onions, and red peppers come together in this fresh summertime salsa recipe. Easy to make and perfect for dipping or serving with grilled chicken or fish.

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How to Cook Brown Rice for One

Easy single serving recipe for oven baked brown rice. Baking brown rice in the oven is the best way to cook rice! The rice is cooked perfectly every time. This “recipe for one” is the perfect amount for anyone cooking for one person.

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Cornbread For One

This classic, buttery and sweet Cornbread For One can be made in a small cast iron skillet or mini baking dish. It’s the perfect size if you’re cooking for one.

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Sausage Dressing For One

This dressing recipe is the perfect one to use when planning your Thanksgiving meal or any meal! Soft sourdough bread is flavored with sausage, sage, onions, and toasted nuts. An incredibly flavorful side dish and the perfect amount if you’re cooking for one or two.

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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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