20 Small Portion Dinner Recipes That Won’t Leave You with Days of Leftovers

Kristen Bousquet
STYLECASTER | Dinner Recipe Ideas | Healthy Single Person Meal Ideas
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Making recipes when you live alone can be tough at times, as the ones you’ll find on Pinterest are usually fit for a family of four. When you’re only cooking for one, single person dinner recipes are the perfect go-to option for making yourself a filling meal that won’t leave you with a week’s worth of leftovers. (Hey, as much as we love them, do you really want to reheat the same meal more than once or twice in a row?)

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From savory Zucchini Corn Chowder to spicy Mexican Taco Salad, your single-portion dinners no longer have to be as boring as tossing a chicken breast on the stove with some asparagus and a side salad.

Spice things up in the kitchen, single or not, with these small portion dinner recipes in the gallery below.

 

 

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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Zucchini Corn Chowder
Photo: Damn Delicious
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Thai Noodle Salad
Photo: Pinch of Yum
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Skinny Egg Salad Sliders
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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats
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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Lighter Spaghetti Pea Carbonara
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad
Photo: Baking with Blondie
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Taco Salad
Photo: Damn Delicious
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Salmon and Couscous
Photo: Jamie Oliver
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Veggie Hummus Sandwich
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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Southwestern Wraps
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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Avocado Sandwich
Photo: Hurry Up the Food
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | California Turkey Club Wrap
Photo: Tastes Lovely
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Pork Pita with Fried Black Beans and Apple Celery Slaw
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Superfood Green Smoothie Bowl
Photo: The Roasted Root
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Salad
STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Summer Salad Strawberry Vinaigrette
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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Creamy Pork Chop with Mustard and Apples
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STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Easy Fettuccine Alfredo for One
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  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Zucchini Corn Chowder
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Thai Noodle Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Skinny Egg Salad Sliders
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Lighter Spaghetti Pea Carbonara
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | BBQ Chicken Cobb Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Taco Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Salmon and Couscous
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Veggie Hummus Sandwich
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Southwestern Wraps
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Avocado Sandwich
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | California Turkey Club Wrap
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Pork Pita with Fried Black Beans and Apple Celery Slaw
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Superfood Green Smoothie Bowl
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Salad
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Summer Salad Strawberry Vinaigrette
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Creamy Pork Chop with Mustard and Apples
  • STYLECASTER | Tasty Small Portion Dinner Recipes | Easy Fettuccine Alfredo for One

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