Dinner ideas for two: delicious recipes for when you’re cooking for two

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  • If you're cooking for you and a plus one, these dinner ideas for two will make cooking for a small party super easy!

    Dinner ideas for two can come in handy whenever you only have yourself and a plus one to feed. Rather than wheeling out the same recipes you use when cooking for a bigger group, why not try one of our easy meals for two? 

    These meals for two are easy to whip up so you can spend more time with your guest or partner, but they’re also super tasty, so you can make a good impression! Whether it’s a romantic date or just making dinner for a friend, everyone can benefit from these dinner for two recipes. 

    Cooking for two can be great excuse to be more adventurous with your recipes, especially if you’re used to preparing meals for a big family. As you’re cooking for less people, perhaps you can spend a bit more on the ingredients and whip something you usually wouldn’t make for your family or on a normal day. 
    Our dinner ideas for two include recipes that are perfect for a special occasion, like a lovely steak recipe and a gorgeous duck and rhubarb dish, but we’ve also included some quick recipes for two that can are fuss free and ideal for an easy midweek meal for two.
    We’ve also included some healthy meals for two, as dinning as a twosome can be an incentive to be healthier and pack in more vegetables, for instance – enjoy it while the fussy eaters are away!

    Click through our gallery of dinner ideas for two to explore the rest of our delicious, quick and healthy recipes for two…

    First up is Joe Wicks’ fish finger sandwich. Even though it might sounds like a kids’ dinner, this brilliant recipe is made deliciously adult-appropriate with an incredible yoghurt sauce made with lemon juice, parsley and shallot – yum! 

    And the best part? It takes less than 30 mins to make from scratch, so you know you’ll have an easy and healthy meal for two ready in no time!