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Quick and easy recipes for one

Treat yourself to our quick lunch and dinner ideas for one, from one-pan eggs to Green chicken burgers, hearty pies and zingy salads

Looking for recipes for one? Eating on your own? Try our ideas for meals that serve one, then check out our healthy lunch recipes.

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Recipes for one

One-pan green chilli eggs with chorizo

Ready on the table in just 15 minutes, this easy recipe for one-pan green chilli eggs with chorizo is the perfect speedy meal for one.


One-pot puttanesca

This one-pan puttanesca, with lots of salty anchovies, capers and vine-ripened tomatoes, make a really easy midweek meal for one. It also makes for less washing up!

Cheat’s fish pie

Fish pie is one of the ultimate comfort foods but can take a bit of time to make. If there’s only you, try our cheat’s version that’s ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a midweek pick-me-up.


Open-faced omelette with garlic mushrooms and taleggio

Looking for an easy lunch recipe? Why no try this quick and simple grilled omelette with garlicky mushrooms and soft melted taleggio, ready on the table in 20 minutes.


Squash toast with feta, sumac and poached egg

Looking for a brunch that’s quick and healthy? Check out this squash toast with feta, sumac and poached egg, coming in under 300 calories.


Egg and cheese brunch bagel

A brilliant alternative to the usual weekend fry-up, try these easy egg and cheese brunch bagels for one, ready on the table in 15 minutes.


Fish finger doorstep sandwich

Nothing beats a fish finger sandwich. This one, made with our twist on tartare sauce, is the best. Serves one but it’s easy to make more for the family.


Courgetti with pesto and balsamic tomatoes

Who needs pasta when you can have spiralized courgette? Try our easy ‘courgetti’ recipe, made with baby plum tomatoes, garlic, pesto, pine nuts and a lot of courgette noodles.


Greek chicken burger

This Greek chicken burger is a quick and easy meal for one for under 500 calories – perfect for a speedy midweek supper.


California scramble

This California scramble is a quick and easy vegetarian meal for one – try for breakfast, brunch or a quick midweek meal.


10-minute sardines and peppers on toast

This 10-minute sardines and pepper on toast recipe is a really quick and easy idea for a midweek meal.


Basil panko-crusted sea bass with tomato salad

This recipe for basil panko-crusted sea bass with tomato salad is packed full of delicious, fresh Mediterranean flavours. It’s ready in just 15 minutes and under 500 calories – the perfect midweek meal for one.


Prawn and mushroom miso soup

This super quick and easy prawn and mushroom miso soup means you can have a healthy but comforting meal on the table in just 15 minutes – perfect for a midweek supper.


Ultimate grilled reuben sandwich

This our ultimate version of a New York favourite. In just 10 minutes you can be enjoying that salty beef, tangy sauerkraut and melting cheese – perfect for an indulgent supper for one.


Lemon chicken with charred leeks and fennel

This recipe for lemon chicken with charred leeks and fennel is a really easy midweek meal for one. It’s ready in just 20 minutes and is under 300 calorie, but is so packed with flavour that you won’t notice.


BLT salad with poached egg and black pepper croutons

The best BLT with a twist. Check out this salad with pancetta instead of bacon with a poached egg and homemade croutons for a perfect midweek meal.


Ginger, spring onion and mushroom omelette

This recipe for ginger, spring onion and mushroom omelette makes a speedy midweek meal for one.


Lemon-crusted salmon with purple sprouting broccoli

Eating healthily doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself. This salmon dish with purple sprouting broccoli is packed full of citrus flavours and is so delicious, you’ll forget you’re being virtuous.


Ricotta toast with kale and cherry tomatoes

This recipe for ricotta toast with kale and cherry tomatoes makes a great 10-minute meal for 1. It’s veggie and low cal, so ticks a lot of the midweek boxes.

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