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.
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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.
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.
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.
Baked Cod with Potatoes and Chermoula For One- 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.
This wonderful Shrimp Fettuccine is a flavorful, easy meal that cooks in just 20 minutes! Shrimp cooked in garlic, then tossed with buttery fettuccine. Healthy, hearty and the perfect amount for anyone cooking 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!
Easy to assemble Vegetarian Enchiladas For One! Seasoned vegetables and black beans are sandwiched between corn tortillas and cheese. The ingredients are layered, casserole style in a small baking dish. Topped with salsa and cheese, this wonderful single serving meal can be ready in under 30 minutes.
Cheesy Twice Baked Eggplant reminds me of a healthy twice baked potato. So creamy and delicious, this cheese stuffed eggplant is one of my favorite single serving eggplant recipes and will make an eggplant lover out of anyone!
Roasted Salmon with Maple and Mustard For One, an easy 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.
You certainly won’t miss this crust in this lovely Potato and Asparagus Crustless Quiche Recipe for One. Potatoes, asparagus, onions and garlic roasted to perfection then mixed with eggs, cream and Fontina cheese. Perfect for brunch or dinner.
Easy Saag Paneer Recipe – a classic Indian dish made with spinach, a wonderful blend of spices, garlic, ginger, onions and paneer cheese. A flavorful single serving vegetarian recipe.Easy Saag Paneer Recipe – a classic Indian dish made with spinach, a wonderful blend of spices, garlic, ginger, onions and paneer cheese. A flavorful single serving vegetarian recipe.
This homemade macaroni and cheese is so creamy and extra cheesy. Made on the stovetop, this single serving mac and cheese recipe is easy to make and can be ready in minutes. It's the perfect size for one person!
This easy to make Spinach and Orzo Salad For One is filled with creamy Feta cheese, toasted pine nuts, chopped red onions, sun-dried tomatoes and Kalamata olives. Tossed with a simple balsamic vinaigrette it's sure to become your very favorite single serving salad!
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