Coming up with dinner ideas for two (or four, or more) is often the most challenging part of cooking. Even seasoned professionals find themselves asking “what should I cook for dinner tonight?”
Whether you’re looking for ideas for healthy weeknight meals or a something a little more elegant for a special occasion, these easy date night recipes are all either perfect for two or can be easily divided. Or if you’re a fan of leftovers, make the full recipe and you’ll be all set for dinner another day.
If you want fun things you can cook together on a date or just recipes to get a 30-minute meal on the table for you and your BFF, we’ve got you covered. Whether a hearty pork ragu pasta or a grilled chicken with a take-me-to-the-tropics coconut lime slaw, this selection of recipes can get you out of the dinnertime rut or transform a normal night into something special. You might even have time to whip up an impressive dessert!