Quick and Easy Dinners for One Recipes

Looking for quick and easy one-serving recipes? Allrecipes has more than 370 trusted recipes for cooking for one, complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Eggplant Sandwiches

Rating: 4.5 stars 250
Roasted eggplant in a French roll with feta cheese, basil and garlic mayonnaise. This was my favorite sandwich of all time, adapted from a cafe at the University of California, Irvine.
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Spicy Salmon with Caramelized Onions

Rating: 4.5 stars 198
I love making this salmon with onion recipe. It's quick, easy, and super yummy! If your husband or boyfriend is a picky eater like mine, he will love this recipe.

Basic Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 762
This chicken salad is prepared and ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes.
By Allrecipes Member

Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

Rating: 4.5 stars 822
An ahi tuna steak recipe that delivers a restaurant-quality meal.

Baby Spinach Omelet

Rating: 4.5 stars 356
Baby spinach, Parmesan, and nutmeg flavor this simple, delicious omelet.

Pesto Tuna Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Rating: 4.5 stars 310
I was bored and hungry, and wondering what I was going to do with some left-over pesto and some pesky sun-dried tomatoes that I wanted to get out of the fridge. I'm also a low-carber, so pasta was out of the question. It may seem kind of a weird combination, but the sun-dried tomatoes gave the tuna salad a nice sweetness and added an interesting texture.

Coriander and Cumin Rubbed Pork Chops

Rating: 4.5 stars 214
Chops rubbed with a simple but flavorful spice and garlic mixture. For an even more potent result, toast and grind the spices yourself.

Filet Mignon with Rich Balsamic Glaze

Rating: 4.5 stars 1451
Balsamic glaze coats filet mignon medallions in this elegant dinner for two.

Favorite Barbecue Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 291
A not-too-sweet, not-too-tangy barbecue sauce that everyone loves. Finishes in almost a glaze and would also be great on pork chops or ribs.
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Asparagus and Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Rating: 4.5 stars 542
This dish is easy enough for a Tuesday, but looks pretty enough for company. It has a really fresh flavor and goes great with roasted potatoes or rice.

Air Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu

Rating: 4.5 stars 27
Crispy air-fried chicken cordon bleu stuffed with ham and melty cheese. Serve with a steamed vegetable for a complete and satisfying meal.

Pork Fried Rice

Rating: 4.5 stars 302
A quick and easy way to enjoy leftover rice, stir-fried veggies and pork.

Inspiration and Ideas

Oven Baked Swai
Rating: Unrated 25
This Swai recipe is as versatile as it is easy to make. Add your own twist tonight!
Black Bean Breakfast Bowl
Rating: Unrated 124
"This would make a great breakfast, but I think it made an even butter lunch." – Chocokide
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Rating: 5 stars 849

Bread, butter and Cheddar cheese - here's a way to make this classic sandwich in a nonstick pan.