Cooking for one and looking for single serving meatless meals? Look no further, here are over 20 single serving meatless recipes that are perfect for Lent or anytime. You’ll find pasta recipes, vegetarian recipes, main dish salads and wonderful seafood dishes. All in single serving sizes.
The season of Lent is upon us and during this time observers abstain from eating meat on the Fridays of Lent leading up to Easter Sunday. If you’re looking for single serving meatless meals, look no further.
We’ve gathered over 20 of our favorite single serving meatless recipes for you to enjoy during Lent or anytime.
I grew up in a Catholic family and we observed this particular religious tradition. As a little girl, I always looked forward to my mother’s frozen fish sticks and macaroni and cheese. Over the years, however, my palate changed (thankfully!). I began to look for healthier, homemade and more flavorful meatless recipes for Lent.
Finding tasty single serving meatless recipes can be a challenge sometimes. If you’re a big meat-eater, the thought of finding a meatless meal to enjoy might not seem easy. However, with these tested single serving meatless meal ideas, you won’t miss the meat. These homemade meals are full of flavor, they all contain quality ingredients and they’re all easy to make.
I think you’ll see that you certainly don’t have to give up flavor and variety just because you are abstaining from meat. Have a look at our single serving meatless recipes below. You’ll find vegetarian soup recipes, flavorful main dish salads, seafood recipes and so much more.
Each recipe is accessible by clicking the link for each meal and then going to the bottom of the specific meal’s page.
These single serving meals are perfect for people who live on their own, a parent who wants to indulge themselves while their kids have their favorites, couples that can’t agree on what they want for dinner or caregivers providing meals to a parent or friend.
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A classic Louisiana dish made with garlic, onions, green bell peppers and tomatoes.
This seafood recipe hits the right marks since it is easy to make, lets the fish and vegetables flavors shine and is a great additional to a healthy lifestyle.
Pasta tossed with roasted zucchini, red peppers, cheeses and Marinara sauce. A single serving meatless recipe that’s bursting with flavor.
A cod fillet roasted with red-skinned potatoes and topped with a flavorful Moroccan-inspired Chermoula made with parsley, cilantro, garlic and spices. This delicious single-serving seafood dish bakes in 30 minutes.
Shrimp served over grilled Romaine Lettuce and topped with blue cheese crumbles. Ready in minutes and perfect for grilling season.
An easy recipe that cooks in 20 minutes! Healthy, hearty and full of flavor.
This cheesy eggplant reminds me of a healthy twice baked potato. These cheese stuffed eggplant skins are so creamy and delicious, they’ll make an eggplant lover out of anyone!
An easy meatless recipe that is perfect for anyone cooking for one. A salmon fillet topped with tangy Dijon mustard and a touch of sweet maple syrup oven roasted to perfection.
Layers of lightly breaded eggplant slices, melted mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce.
You certainly won’t miss this crust in this lovely quiche. Potatoes, asparagus, onions and garlic roasted to perfection then mixed with eggs, cream and Fontina cheese. A tasty meatless recipe that’s perfect for brunch or dinner.
Easy pizza recipe, including instructions for freezing and storing pizza dough.
You’ll love the spices in this wonderful soup recipe. This easy meatless recipe is hearty and flavorful.
A classic Indian dish made with spinach, a wonderful blend of spices, garlic, ginger, onions and pieces of homemade paneer cheese. An easy to make, vegetarian, single serving recipe.
A baked potato loaded with sautéed onions and garlic, red beans, tomatoes and spices then topped with shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.
A rich and creamy sauce made with onions and garlic, diced tomatoes, a splash of vodka and a touch of cream. Comes together quickly then poured over a heaping bowl of pasta.
Quick, easy and salmon for one! This easy to make single-serving meal cooks in under 10 minutes.
This fresh tasting, easy to make salad with a light dijon vinaigrette is topped with tomatoes and avocados. It’s a wonderful meatless main salad.
These shrimp tacos are perfectly spiced with a fabulous blend of cajun seasonings.
A quick and easy meal served with basmati rice. Healthy, flavorful and ready in under 30 minutes!
This delicious casserole is made with a rich and creamy homemade sauce. The ultimate single serving comfort food!
A meatless version of the classic Greek dish. A flavorful and aromatic sauce surrounding layers of sliced eggplant, yellow squash and carrots. Topped with a creamy and delicious Béchamel sauce, Parmesan and Feta cheese.
This colorful salad is filled with protein packed edamame, crunchy red peppers, sweet corn, garlic and tomatoes. Topped with a wonderfully tangy vinaigrette. The perfect amount to serve one person as a main dish salad or can easily serve two when served as a side salad.
Spaghetti squash is a wonderful low-carb and gluten-free alternative to pasta. I love to keep it simple and mix in a little olive oil, garlic, butter and Parmesan cheese. Use spaghetti squash in place of spaghetti in just about any recipe you like.
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