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    29 No-Fuss Dinner Ideas For One That Are Actually Practical

    Solo cooking never tasted so good.

    Cooking for one can be a real challenge because it's difficult to find nonwasteful, practical, and exciting single-serve recipes. But we're here to help. Keep scrolling for 24 solo dinner ideas that you'll actually get excited to make.

    1. Old-Fashioned Jacket Potato

    A baked potato loaded with queso, bacon, and chives.

    2. Egg, Avocado, and Tomato Toast

    Avocado toast with tomatoes and a fried egg with runny yolk

    3. Mug Baked Rigatoni

    Mug rigatoni with tomato sauce and cheese.

    5. Avocado Alfredo With Zucchini Noodles

    6. Shakshuka

    8. Turkey Chili for One

    9. Microwave Hot and Sour Soup

    10. Orange-Maple Glazed Salmon

    12. Pork Stir Fry For One

    Pork stir fry over rice.

    14. Single-Serving Veggie Ramen Bowl

    15. Lemon-Garlic Foil-Packet Shrimp

    16. Easy Lasagna for One

    17. Chili Shrimp Pasta for One

    18. Easy Fettuccine Alfredo for One

    Fettuccine alfredo with garlic bread with broccoli.

    19. Garlic Butter–Lemon Baked Cod

    20. Balsamic Rigatoni

    21. Taco Zucchini Boats

    22. Minestrone Soup

    23. Microwave Cauliflower Fried Rice in a Mug

    Cauliflower fried rice in a mug.

    24. Easy Individual Chicken Pot Pie

    25. Low-Carb Eggplant Pizzas

    26. Single-Serve Mac 'n' Cheese

    27. Easiest Vegetable Stir-Fry

    28. Easy Salsa Chicken

    29. Small-Batch Broccoli Chicken Soup

    Looking for more solo cooking inspiration? Check out 17 Useful Kitchen Products for Anyone Who's Cooking for One and 16 Practical Tips for Meal Prepping for One Person.

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