Dinner ideas for two

Never mind Valentines Day, if you need dinner ideas for two every single day of the week, you’re in the right place for inspiration.

All these recipe ideas serve two people, from beef enchiladas to courgetti with avocado pesto.

Browse 100+ dinner recipes. Not got time on your side? Have a browse through our easy 30 minute dinner recipes collection.

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Braised lettuce with trout, peas and mint

Lettuce recipes

Braised lettuce with trout, peas and mint

This one-pot dinner sings of early summer and is ready in just 20 minutes. If you’ve never braised lettuce before,...

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Lemongrass turkey mince noodle salad

Dinner ideas for two

Lemongrass turkey mince noodle salad

A riff on a Vietnamese rice noodle salad, this turkey dish is bursting with fresh, lively flavours from lemongrass, ginger,...

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Michel Roux Jr’s pork steaks with summer vegetables

Quick and easy pork recipes

Michel Roux Jr’s pork steaks with summer vegetables

This summer-ready dish makes a hero of pork steaks, cooked simply and beautifully. “Rib-eye is an unusual cut of pork,...

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Walnut and four-herb pesto pasta

30-minute meal recipes

Walnut and four-herb pesto pasta

Use our fabulous, freeze-ahead easy green sauce to make this delicious walnut pesto pasta in a flash. A great speedy...

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Baked hake with green rice

Healthy fish recipes

Baked hake with green rice

Brush hake fillets with a slick of punchy harissa, then serve the flaky white fish on top of herby green...

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Roasted vegetable salad with green lemon dressing

Favourite warm salad recipes

Roasted vegetable salad with green lemon dressing

We used a mixture of cauliflower, cooked beetroot and red onion in our roasted vegetable salad, but you can customise...

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Smoked mackerel toasties

Mackerel recipes

Smoked mackerel toasties

Meaty smoked mackerel can stand up to bold flavours, making it the perfect sandwich filler. Try it in these quick...

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Peppered steak and charred radish salad

Steak recipes

Peppered steak and charred radish salad

Steak and pepper is a match made in heaven – and this salad takes the combo to the next level...

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Brown butter radishes and ricotta on toast

Radish recipes

Brown butter radishes and ricotta on toast

The peppery flavour of radishes contrasts beautifully with nutty brown butter and creamy ricotta in this simple lunch recipe. Have...

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Perfect pan-fried chicken breasts

Chicken breast recipes

Perfect pan-fried chicken breasts

Pan-fried chicken breasts in a speedy yet devastatingly delicious sauce are the perfect starting point for a million different meals....

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Chilli crab jacket potatoes

Baked potato recipes

Chilli crab jacket potatoes

Combine the spice and fragrance of Singapore chilli crab with the simple charm of a baked potato for a weeknight...

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Pork chops with preserved-lemon butter beans

Pork chop recipes

Pork chops with preserved-lemon butter beans

Preserved lemon gives the classic combo of pork chops and beans a hit of tart, salty umami. Then, the simple...

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Vinegar-braised chicken with herby polenta

Favourite chicken recipes

Vinegar-braised chicken with herby polenta

This piquant vinegar chicken is a classic dish from the French city of Lyon. While it does mellow during cooking,...

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Tagliatelle with lamb meatballs and artichokes

30-minute meal recipes

Tagliatelle with lamb meatballs and artichokes

This easy tagliatelle with lamb meatballs is made extra tender with an olive and garlic paste – the oils in...

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Mushroom larb

Healthy dinner recipes

Mushroom larb

Inspired by larb (or laab), the Thai recipe of fragrant pork mince in lettuce cups, this mushroom version is a...

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Spinach and ricotta pancakes with crispy ’nduja oil

Savoury pancake recipes

Spinach and ricotta pancakes with crispy ’nduja oil

Savoury pancakes are where it’s at. Make this Pancake Day the best yet with these vibrant green ricotta-stuffed crêpes topped...

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