These seven recipes are comfort food dinners for one and all about being warm and cozy! Treat yourself to a week of classic recipes. Check out more easy recipes for one with just a few ingredients.

Chicken Pot Pie for One
A classic southern chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food is made with a creamy filling of chicken and vegetables and a flaky crust.
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individual chicken pot pie baked in white dish on table with pink flowers
Cottage Pie for One
A classic Cottage Pie recipe made with ground beef. Scaled down to make a hearty single serving meal.
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Overhead view of baked cottage pie in round baking dish on plate.
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Steak for One
Don’t wait for a special occasion, this brown sugar glazed ham is the perfect dish to serve on any night. The sweet glaze is delicious and goes perfectly with the ham. Plus, it's easy to make and only takes a few minutes to put together.
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Pan fried hm steak with rice and green beans on white plate next to napkin and wood handled knife.
Moms Meatloaf Recipe
The perfect 1 pound meatloaf recipe perfect for 1-2 people Classic comfort food for any night of the week.
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1 pound meatloaf in small white baking dish.
Mini Sausage and Potato Bake
A favorite simple sausage and potato bake. You can mix up the sausage with a chicken apple, spicy Italian, or Cajun flavors. Just chop, mix, and bake!
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Potatoesd and sausage casserole inbaking dish with serving spoon.
Tuna Casserole for One
No canned soup in this old-fashioned easy tuna casserole for one! Classic comfort food made with a rich creamy sauce and a small can of tuna. Such a delicious recipe, who knew tuna casserole could be so elegant?!

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Tuna casserole in small white baking dish with serving spoon.

Helpful Tools to Prepare The Recipes

  • Round 10-12-ounce baking dish is perfect for making pot pies and single-serving recipes.
  • A small Rectangular Baking dish is nice for the casseroles, but if space is at a premium, use the 12-ounce round baking dish.
  • Skillet – Either an 8-inch or 10-inch works for these small individual-size recipes.
  • 2-quart saucepan – A real kitchen workhorse.
  • Sharp Chefs Knife – The 8-inch knife is a good all-around size.
  • Cutting Board – simple washable cutting board.
  • Wooden Spoon – A variety of sizes are handy to have.
  • A Small Baking Sheet – The 1/8 size sheet is perfect for holding small baking ramekins.

BONUS: Single-Serving Pie Recipes

These yummy dessert recipes go well with the dinners listed above.

Mini Cherry Pie
Fresh cherries and a quick crust make a wonderful cherry pie for one. Double the batch and make a second one to share!
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Overhead of a small cherry pie surrounded by fresh cherries.
Mini Banana Cream Pie
A creamy dreamy banana creamy pie made with homemade pudding and fresh bananas.
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Mini banana cream pie in blue baking dish.
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Savor the taste of summer with this delightful single serving fresh strawberry pie! Made with juicy strawberries and a buttery crust, this sweet and tangy dessert is perfect for a cozy night in or a fun gathering with friends. Plus, it's quick and easy to make, so you can enjoy a slice of pie anytime you want!
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Overhead view of strawberry pie on plate with scattered dried flowers on table.

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