10 Easy Recipes for Two: Easy and Delicious Meal Ideas

Easy Recipes for two

Are you searching for some recipes, that are easy to cook and perfectly serves two? I know cooking for two can be really tricky. And if you cook more, then you have to deal with the leftovers.

Well, I am not a fan of leftovers and even you don’t have to be. Cook only the amount required, this way you won’t have to end up eating the leftovers of the previous meals. Cooking can be difficult and sometimes boring, so naturally, we end up ordering something or getting takeout. But, you don’t have to do this anymore.

Here are some of the easy recipes specifically for two servings. So, if its a date night or just an everyday meal, all your cravings and wishes will be fulfilled by these easy recipes for two.

10 Easy Recipes for Two: Cooking Guide

1. Caprese Chicken

Caprese Chicken is a perfect combination of cheezy chicken with tomatoes. You can even add mushrooms to it if you like it. Serve it with a side dish and you have a delicious meal ready. Guess what? It takes only 20 mins to cook!

Caprese Chicken
Recipe by: delish.com

Ingredients:

  • Boneless¬† Chicken breasts
  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Mozzarella
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic
  • Basil
  • Olive oil

2. Asian Noodles With Tofu and Cashews

In the mood of something veg? This Asian Noodles With Tofu and Cashews is just so delicious and can easily be your lunch or dinner. IT takes only 25 to prepare this dish and can easily serve two.

Asian Noodles
Recipe by: realsimple.com

Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti
  • Tofu
  • Carrot
  • Cucumber
  • Cashews
  • Lime juice
  • kosher salt
  • Canola oil
  • Sesame oil

3.  Scallops with Parmesan Risotto

Scallops with Parmesan Risotto can be your date night meal or even an everyday meal. The brown butter and white wine make the dish fancy and tasty as well. You will surely enjoy each and every bite of this dish. Meals never have to be boring again.

Scallops and parmesan risotto
Recipe by: pinchofyum.com

Ingredients:

  • Chicken broth
  • Arborio rice
  • Jumbo scallops
  • White wine
  • Spinach/Kale
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Grapeseed oil
  • Garlic
  • Butter

4. Mexican Fries

These Mexican fries are made from sweet potato. They are so delicious and can totally satisfy your cravings. Add black beans, feta cheese, salsa, and cumin-lime crema for the dressing. It is vegetarian and gluten-free. It is one of the easiest recipes for two.

Mexican fries
Recipe by: acouplecooks.com

Ingredients:

  • Sweet potatoes
  • Black beans
  • Mexican hot sauce
  • Feta crumbles
  • Salsa
  • Cornstarch
  • Garlic
  • Cumin
  • Lime juice
  • Cilantro
  • Tahini
  • Kosher salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Chili powder
  • Olive oil

5. Lemon Rosemary Salmon

Lemon Rosemary Salmon is a perfect meal recipe for two. You can serve it with rice, bread or sides. It is healthy and takes only 20 min to cook. So, liven up your dinner with this easy recipe for two.

Lemon Salmon
Recipe by: allrecipes.com

Ingredients:

6. Veggie and Black Bean Tacos

Want to go meatless this time? Veggie and Black Bean Taco is a perfect, easy to cook vegetarian recipe for two. The black beans, squash, tomatoes, corn, and other veggies make it so healthy. Add in some Mexican sauce to double up the flavors.

veggie tacos
Recipe by: cookingclassy.com

Ingredients:

  • Tortillas
  • Red bell pepper
  • Black beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Onion
  • Corn
  • Yellow squash
  • Cilantro
  • Cumin
  • Chili powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • Canola oil
  • Lime juice
  • Taco toppings of choice

7. Spicy Chicken Bowl

If you are a fan of meal bowl, then you must definitely try the Spicy Chicken and Sweet Potato Meal Bowl. It is super healthy and super tasty. You can even prepare in batches and store it for a week. It takes only 30 mins to cook and you can save hours of your week.

Chicken-Sweet-Potato
Recipe by: pinchofyum.com

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Broccoli florets
  • Avocado
  • Chives
  • Lemon juice
  • Spicy seasoning mix
  • Pepper
  • Hummus
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Olive oil

8. Chicken Pasta

Make your spaghetti interesting by adding chicken, bacon, and spinach. It is a perfect recipe for your loved ones. Chicken Pasta takes 25 mins to cook and is super yummy. It is so tasty that you won’t mind having it every other day. The fresh ingredients add more flavors to the recipe.

chicken spaghetti
Recipe by: delish.com

Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti
  • Chicken breasts
  • Bacon
  • Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Garlic
  • Basil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Heavy Cream
  • Parmesan
  • Olive oil

9. Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower fried rice is a healthy, tasty and gluten-free recipe. You can even prepare without eggs. It is easy to cook and can be a good recipe for two. There won’t be leftovers in this recipe. It is my favorite vegetarian recipe.

Cauliflower-Rice
Recipe by: acouplecooks.com

Ingredients:

  • Cauliflower
  • Eggs
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Cashews
  • Kosher salt
  • Soy sauce
  • Coconut oil

10. Tuna Steaks with Mango Avocado Salsa

Tuna Steaks with Mango Avocado Salsa can be your quick and healthy fancy dinner date recipe. This recipe even shows you how to make a blackening seasoning. This seasoning can be used for various other recipes as well. The mango and avocado salsa is just yum!

tuna-steaks
Recipe by: wholefully.com

Ingredients:

  • Tuna steaks
  • Avocado
  • Mango
  • Scallion
  • Lime juice
  • Blackening seasoning
  • Cilantro
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper

So, when you are not sure about what to prepare for the meal, these easy recipes for two will be of great help. You won’t have to worry about the leftovers and you get to try new dishes every day.

Try cooking the dishes from the above list and let me know which dish you enjoyed the most. Don’t forget to share these amazing recipes with your loved ones. Happy Cooking!

Recipes for two