Forget making reservations at some expensive restaurant. Stay home and cook up one of these 32 easy, yet very impressive date night dinners for two.
Let’s get cooking with these 32 Easy and Impressive Date Night Dinners for Two!
Whether you’re wooing a significant other, sharing with a roommate, or catching up with your bestie, these recipes are perfectly portioned for two. That means if you have someone to share with, you’re set, and if you live alone, you have both dinner and leftovers for lunch tomorrow!
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe for Two
Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo is a beautiful mix of flavors with homemade creamy white Alfredo sauce seasoned with garlic, shaved Parmesan cheese, and tender diced chicken all stirred together with perfect al dente fettuccine pasta, mushrooms and broccoli.
Baked or Broiled Tilapia Parmesan Recipe for Two
This Tilapia Parmesan for two recipe uses a mild fish and the sauce on top is cheesy, golden brown and savory. This dish can be baked or broiled.
Baked Garlic Salmon and Brussels Sprouts Recipe for Two
Baked Garlic Salmon and Brussels Sprouts are oven roasted with garlic, wine and oregano. This dish is low-carb and gluten free, ready in 35 minutes.
Grilled Lobster Tails Recipe for Two
A lobster lover’s delight, these succulent grilled lobster tails are super quick and easy. Dip the flavorful meat into the rich buttery sauce. This is a low-carb recipe.
Grilled Beer Can Cornish Hens Recipe for Two
These Grilled Beer Can Cornish Hens are so flavorful and juicy! They smell and taste incredible. Just apply a sweet and savory dry rub all over the hens, prop them up on open cans of beer, and let them grill.
Crispy Chicken Chimichangas with Green Chili Sauce Recipe for Two
These baked homemade Crispy Chicken Chimichangas and Green Chili Sauce are out of this world! The chicken filling is cooked and seasoned to perfection, then stuffed inside tortilla shells, and oven baked until crispy. They are then topped with a cheesy, sour cream and green chili sauce.
Easy Ground Beef Stroganoff Recipe for Two
This easy Ground Beef Stroganoff features ground beef, onions, tender mushrooms, and egg noodles coated in a rich creamy savory sauce. It’s quick and delicious, ready in just 25 minutes.
Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze Recipe for Two
This Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze is easy with just 4 ingredients, and delicious with just a hint of spicy flavor. The salmon is marinated in a sweet chili, ground ginger and soy sauce mixture, grilled and then topped with a sweet chili, ginger and soy sauce glaze.
Shrimp, Bacon and Cheddar Polenta Recipe for Two
Shrimp, Bacon and Cheddar Polenta is delicious, easy and quick, ready in just 30 minutes. This is my version of the classic Southern Shrimp and Grits and makes just the right amount for two.
Ribeye Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches Recipe for Two
Ribeye Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches have long crusty rolls filled with tender pan fried Ribeye beef steaks, green pepper, onions, mushrooms and melted provolone cheese.
Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two
This Chicken Parmesan is the best recipe, easy and quick too, ready in just 30 minutes. The chicken is coated in breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, then fried crispy and golden brown, served in individual baking dishes on top of spaghetti and smothered in extra sauce and melted Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe for Two
Shrimp Fried Rice is delicious, easy, and quick with fresh shrimp, fried rice, peas, carrots and onions. Who needs take-out when you can have a fresh succulent shrimp dinner on the table in just 20 minutes?
Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy Recipe for Two
This Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy recipe is quick and delicious! The beef is savory and the creamy mushroom gravy is perfect served over mashed potatoes.
Ribeye Steak and Shrimp with Parmesan Sauce Recipe for Two
This Applebee's Copycat Ribeye Steak and Shrimp with Parmesan Sauce is amazing! Tender, juicy grilled Ribeye steak is topped with seasoned grilled shrimp and a savory Parmesan cheese sauce.
Garlic Orzo Tuscan Shrimp
Garlic Orzo Tuscan Shrimp is coated in a light and creamy Parmesan cheese sauce filled with garlic, sun dried tomatoes, baby bella mushrooms, onion and spinach! This has really great flavor and the majority of it (other than cooking the orzo) is done in one pan.
Chicken Fettuccine Michael for Two – Pietro’s Copycat Recipe
Perfectly cooked fettuccine is smothered in a creamy Parmesan and mushroom sauce and topped with lightly breaded chicken and toasted pine nuts.
Open-Face Chicken Caprese Sandwiches Recipe for Two
These open-face Chicken Caprese Sandwiches are easy and delicious! Toasted artisan bread is topped with seasoned chicken, fresh tomato slices, broiled melted mozzarella cheese, and sprinkled with fresh basil.
Homemade Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles Recipe for Two
These Homemade Swedish Meatballs are tender, soft, and juicy, nestled on a bed of egg noodles and smothered in creamy savory brown gravy!
Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe for Two
This homemade Tuna Noodle Casserole will truly satisfy your craving for classic comfort food. It’s packed full with thick egg noodles, big chunks of solid white albacore tuna, peas, creamy mushroom sauce, and topped with cheese and crispy crunchy French’s fried onions.
Individual Chicken Pot Pie Recipe for Two
This Chicken Pot Pie is the best! It’s so delicious and easy and also easy on your wallet! Juicy chicken mixed with peas, carrots, onion and creamy chicken soup are topped with a flaky golden crust.
One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas Recipe for Two
These One Skillet Ribeye Steak Fajitas are easy, perfectly seasoned, and delicious with tender, juicy, sizzling Ribeye steak, bell peppers and onions, and drizzled with a squeeze of lime juice.
Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe for Two
Easy Chicken and Dumplings is full of flavor, and quite comforting. Boneless chicken is simmered in one pot with celery, carrots, and onion with savory seasonings and topped with fluffy biscuit type dumplings.
Grilled Parmesan Breaded Scallops and Cheesy Polenta Recipe for Two
Perfectly Grilled Parmesan Breaded Scallops and Cheesy Polenta have golden brown, tender and delicious sea scallops served over a bed of creamy Parmesan polenta.
One Pan Chicken Fajitas and Fire Roasted Tortillas Recipe for Two
These One Pan Chicken Fajitas are a color and flavor sensation. Onion, red pepper, and green pepper are stir fried to perfection and thin chicken strips are seared in homemade fajita seasoning.
Easy Deep Dish Pizza Recipe for Two
This Easy Deep Dish Pizza is seriously delicious! Fresh homemade pizza dough is topped with fresh mozzarella, pizza sauce and your favorite toppings.
Classic Chicken Carbonara Recipe for Two
This Classic Chicken Carbonara is easy, delicious, and quick, ready in just 20 minutes. Perfectly cooked spaghetti or linguine and crispy bacon are coated in a creamy egg, garlic and Parmesan sauce.
Asian Beef Mushrooms and Snow Peas Stir Fry Recipe for Two
This Asian Beef Mushrooms and Snow Peas stir fry is delicious and quick, ready in just 25 minutes. Lean strips of beef are seared in oil and cooked with snow peas and mushrooms in a delicious ginger, garlic and soy sauce.
Individual Beef Wellington Recipe for Two
This Individual Beef Wellington dish has a savory mushroom filling topped with incredibly tender beef and wrapped in golden puff pastry that is crispy yet also melts in your mouth at the same time.
Chicken Fried Chicken and Gravy Recipe for Two
Chicken Fried Chicken and Gravy has juicy, tender, seasoned crispy oven baked breaded chicken smothered in white southern style milk and pepper gravy.
Crockpot Country Style Pork Ribs and Mushroom Gravy Recipe for Two
Crockpot Country Style Pork Ribs and Mushroom Gravy is super easy to prepare with tender pull apart pork ribs smothered with a savory mushroom gravy and sliced onions. It is made in just one pot for easy clean up and they are low-carb.
Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole
Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole is the perfect delicious classic comfort food to warm your tummy on a cold day. This casserole is filled with diced chicken, peas, carrots, thick egg noodles, and creamy sauce, all seasoned and baked to perfection.
Easy Shrimp Alfredo Recipe
Shrimp Alfredo has homemade creamy white Alfredo sauce seasoned with garlic, shaved Parmesan cheese, and succulent shrimp all stirred together with perfect al dente pasta.
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