Cooking for two can be a challenge if you don’t want a pile of leftovers building up in your freezer. Most recipes are designed for four or more, and nobody wants to eat lasagna all week long. Finding time to sift through recipes in search of easy dinner recipes for two, while still keeping up with work and errands, might not be manageable. Don’t spend time stressing over what to prepare for dinner. Stick to simple, healthy meals that you will be excited to cook at the end of the day.
These recipes highlight simple-to-find ingredients, so you won’t spend hours in the grocery store looking for that one product. Also, they are easily scaled down for your family of two. Try grilling fish or chicken. You can easily change the dish by mixing and matching sauces from other recipes.
If you are looking for some cooking ideas and ways to make cooking for two fun, easy, and enjoyable, look no further — these easy dinner recipes for two are perfect for you.
Baked Ziti with Ground Beef
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Grilled Fish with Watermelon Salsa
Honey Mustard Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs
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Salmon is a nutritious option for your dinner for two. This Asian-inspired recipe uses dark brown sugar and soy sauce for a sweet and salty glaze. Just add rice and steamed veggies and you’ll have a complete meal.
Click here for the Santangelo Salmon recipe.
Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers
Click here for the Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers recipe.
Angela Carlos is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @angelaccarlos.