If you’re looking to impress someone special, share dinner with a friend, or indulge in a sweet treat these toaster oven recipes for two are just what you need. They’re sized to fit in your little toaster oven and perfectly portioned to feed two people. Everything from meatless main dishes like frittatas and calzones, to simple sides and even easy desserts for two.
You know it’s a waste of time and money heating up your “big oven” to cook just one or two servings. But all of the recipes that came with your toaster oven are unappealing or make enough food to feed a large family.
So what’s the answer?
Toaster Oven Recipes For Two!
Below you’ll find a mix of our most popular toaster oven recipes along with a few personal favorites.
From meals to desserts, all of these flavor-packed vegetarian recipes were developed specifically for the toaster oven and (with the exception of the cookies) make just two servings.
To snag a recipe and get cooking, click on the pink titles!
These addictive sweet potato rounds will be your new favorite answer to the question “what’s for dinner?” They make a light toaster oven dinner for two that’s simple to throw together, cooks up in about 20 minutes, and you can top them with ANYTHING.
Say no to soggy microwave quesadillas and use your toaster oven instead! This quesadilla recipe for two has a roasted squash, black bean, and cheese filling but you can easily swap it out for your favorite quesadilla ingredients.
Whether your ‘for two’ includes a spouse, friend, or child this veggie side dish is guaranteed to be a hit. We like our broccoli with a big squeeze of fresh lemon juice. But if parmesan cheese is more your thing – you do you!
These indoor s’mores are an easy toaster oven dessert for two that’s lots of fun to make. You’ll need just 3-ingredients, 5 minutes, and your little toaster oven.
If you’re looking for a dinner recipe that’s hands-off, this roasted gnocchi and vegetables is an easy toaster oven sheet pan supper. Store-bought gnocchi is roasted with bell peppers and onions for a dish that’s unique, filling, and easy to customize. To make this a vegan meal for two just skip the parmesan cheese.
Nachos are my favorite movie night snack. It’s hard to beat the combo of crunchy tortilla chips topped with shredded cheese, black beans and lots of crisp fresh veggies. Even better, it’ll take you just 15 minutes to make a small batch of nachos for two using your toaster oven.
Next up is this tiny but mighty frittata that’s cooked 100% in the toaster oven. It’s hearty, filling, and tastes delicious served alongside a crisp green salad for Sunday brunch or as an easy dinner for two.
Rich and indulgent, these creamy potatoes are perfect for any special occasion or holiday meal for two. Cooking potatoes au gratin in a toaster oven can be a little tricky but no worries the post is full of toaster oven tips to make sure your cheesy potatoes are a success!
There’s something about asparagus spears that makes any meal feel fancy. This simple recipe guarantees perfectly roasted asparagus spears for two. They taste great plain but even better with a splash of balsamic vinegar and chopped walnuts.
Looking to turn your veggie side dish into a meatless meal for two? Check out this recipe for Balsamic Asparagus and Hummus Toast.
Toaster oven pizza bagels are quick and dirty comfort food at it’s best! They’re super EASY to make and fun to customize.
For more bagel topping ideas make sure to check out these 7 Tasty Ways To Top a Bagel.
The trick to these baked egg tostadas is creating a “dam” out of beans to hold your eggs. Are beans not your thing? That’s cool, you can build the dam out of avocado slices or leftover roasted vegetables.
Sweet or savory, toaster oven baked sweet potatoes are a dinner favorite in our house. They’re super filling and the toppings are easy to customize with whatever’s in your fridge. Of course classic toaster oven baked potatoes and a can of vegetarian chili always make a great dinner option too.
13. Brussels Sprouts
Your toaster oven is perfect for roasting up a small batch of tender yet toothy, crispy roasted brussels sprouts for two. Use any seasoning blend you like or keep things simple with salt and pepper.
For a fun and spicy side dish, check out this toaster oven recipe for Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sriracha.
This toaster oven recipe makes two delicious calzones stuffed with roasted vegetables and plenty of cheese. If you’ve got extra pizza dough double the recipe and stash the leftovers in the freezer for an easy dinner later in the week.
Super filling and secretly wholesome these cheesy spaghetti squash boats are a fun way to eat your veggies. Cooking spaghetti squash in your toaster oven isn’t quick but it is mostly hands-off, so you can do it while you watch Netflix or sneak in a workout.
16. Tortilla Pizzas
You barely need a recipe to make a batch of these easy to customize tortilla pizzas. Try BBQ sauce or buffalo sauce, add any leftover roasted vegetables in the fridge and if you’ve got crumbled feta or blue cheese, toss that on too.
Cookies are a tasty way to end any meal for two but having lots of tempting leftovers isn’t the best idea for your waistline. That’s why we rounded up these 70 small batch cookie recipes. Each one makes a dozen cookies or less, so there are few leftovers (if any) and they’re the perfect amount for baking in your toaster oven.
Looking for even more toaster oven cooking inspiration? Check out these toaster oven recipes, there are over 100 to choose from!