Sizzled masala lamb with chopped salad

Meal-for-one recipes

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

43 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

The ideal solo supper - quick, easy, succulent and with a clever simple sauce

30 mins
Easy
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11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Eating on your own needn't mean beans on toast, as this 20-minute supper proves

20 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Deliciously creamy risotto without being too rich

50 mins
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Vegetarian
20 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for when you're eating solo

15 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
30 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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

12 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Simple and ready in just 10 minutes

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
42 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This quick meal for one is the perfect way to warm up an evening

18 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This aubergine parcel looks very dramatic, but is dead easy

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This tasty and versatile fish gets a lemony makeover and makes a great treat for one

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

These simple and tasty stuffed pitta breads are great for a quick lunchtime snack

6 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A quick and easy classic with added spice - just six ingredients too

10 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve this hot salad in its foil so you lose none of the citrus dressing transferring it to a plate

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
20 ratings 1.6 out of 5 star rating

A low fat soup ready in under 5 minutes

4 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A super fast snack, low in fat and refreshingly crunchy

4 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a snack supper with a touch of je ne sais quoi, with this indulgent recipe for one

15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This healthy snack is perfect for combating the 4 o'clock slump

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Need something stylish in a dash? This is quick and stylish to impress unexpected guests

10 mins
Easy
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