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    31 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 a bunch of solo dinner ideas that you'll actually get excited to make.

    1. Broccoli and Bacon Loaded Sweet Potato

    2. Sausage and Tomato Sauce Pasta

    3. Old-Fashioned Jacket Potato

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

    4. Egg, Avocado, and Tomato Toast

    Avocado toast with tomatoes and a fried egg with runny yolk

    5. Mug Baked Rigatoni

    Mug rigatoni with tomato sauce and cheese.

    7. Avocado Alfredo With Zucchini Noodles

    8. Shakshuka

    10. Turkey Chili for One

    11. Microwave Hot and Sour Soup

    12. Orange-Maple Glazed Salmon

    14. Pork Stir Fry For One

    Pork stir fry over rice.

    16. Single-Serving Veggie Ramen Bowl

    17. Lemon-Garlic Foil-Packet Shrimp

    18. Easy Lasagna for One

    19. Chili Shrimp Pasta for One

    20. Easy Fettuccine Alfredo for One

    Fettuccine alfredo with garlic bread with broccoli.

    21. Garlic Butter–Lemon Baked Cod

    22. Balsamic Rigatoni

    23. Taco Zucchini Boats

    24. Minestrone Soup

    25. Microwave Cauliflower Fried Rice in a Mug

    Cauliflower fried rice in a mug.

    26. Easy Individual Chicken Pot Pie

    27. Low-Carb Eggplant Pizzas

    28. Single-Serve Mac 'n' Cheese

    29. Easiest Vegetable Stir-Fry

    30. Easy Salsa Chicken

    31. 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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