Sizzled masala lamb with chopped salad

Meal-for-one recipes

53 Recipes

Solo suppers don't have to mean beans on toast- treat yourself with an extra-special recipe.

Smoky bacon pot noodle for one


(43 ratings)

Who needs ready-made instant noodles when you can whip up your own low-fat, high flavour version in under 10 mins?
  • 7 mins
  • Easy

Kung pao cauliflower & prawn stir-fry


(9 ratings)

Rustle up this prawn and cauliflower stir fry in just 25 minutes. You can easily make it vegan if preferred – simply omit the prawns and double up on the veg...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Anytime eggs


(22 ratings)

Fantastic one-pan egg dish, why not use whatever you have in the fridge to make it your own?
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pancakes for one


(17 ratings)

Treat yourself to fluffy American-style pancakes with this simple recipe for one person. Drizzle over maple syrup and serve with berries, if you like
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salmon rarebit


(7 ratings)

Working from home? Boost flagging energy levels with salmon rarebit - a high-energy lunch for one
  • 12 mins
  • Easy

Leek & sage risotto with crisp bacon


(22 ratings)

A quick risotto easily made into a vegetarian dish by leaving out the bacon and adding two or three large, grilled mushrooms
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Prawn & coconut laksa


(42 ratings)

This quick meal for one is the perfect way to warm up an evening
  • 18 mins
  • Easy

Squash & sage pithivier


(5 ratings)

This simple pie for one makes a great veggie option for Christmas Day - make as many as you need and freeze ahead
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vegetarian club


(26 ratings)

Give the traditional layered sandwich a meat-free twist by combining hummus with healthy tomato, watercress and carrot
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy miso soup


(18 ratings)

A low fat soup ready in under 5 minutes
  • 4 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon layer


(2 ratings)

Need something stylish in a dash? This is quick and stylish to impress unexpected guests
  • 10 mins
  • Easy


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