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80 dinners for two

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Whether you are looking for a date night dinner or midweek meal inspiration, we've got plenty of meal ideas to feed two people, including pasta, salmon and steak recipes.

Try these dinners for two, then check out our Valentine's Day recipes,

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  • Crab & asparagus pappardelle served on a plate

    Crab & asparagus pappardelle

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.24 ratings

    Crab is so good to serve in the spring – combined with fresh egg pappardelle and asparagus, it makes a stunning seasonal dish. Pair it with a rocket salad

  • Pasta alla vodka in a bowl

    Pasta alla vodka

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.39 ratings

    Sit back and tuck into a big bowl of pasta alla vodka, a creamy tomato pasta with – as you can guess – vodka, which balances out the intense flavours

  • Special seafood & saffron pasta

    Special seafood & saffron pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

    Mussels, scallops and king prawns make this shellfish supper for two a real treat - it works just as well with spaghetti or linguini

  • Creamy one-pan chicken & broccoli pasta in a bowl and saucepan

    Creamy one-pan chicken & broccoli pasta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    Who doesn’t love a creamy chicken pasta? If you don’t have broccoli, there are so many alternatives – green beans, halved brussels sprouts or leafy greens

  • Steak & aubergine salad served on an oval plate

    Steak & aubergine salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    Rustle up this protein-packed salad in just 25 minutes. Made with sirloin steak, fried aubergine and feta in a zesty dressing, it makes a great summer dish

  • Aubergine curry with lamb cutlets

    Aubergine curry with lamb cutlets

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    A showstopping family curry, perfect for a special occasion. Pair the chunky spiced aubergine and turmeric-coated lamb cutlets with rice and cooling yogurt

  • Steak Diane on plate with chips

    Steak Diane

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Treat someone to a classic steak diane for supper and impress with your flambé skills. For the ultimate luxury, we’ve gone for fillet steak

  • Lentil salad with feta and tomatoes on plate

    Mango chutney baked feta with lentils

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.31 ratings

    Pack in three of your 5-a-day with a baked feta and lentil salad, using mango chutney as a glaze for the cheese. An easy veggie supper for two

  • Thai-style steamed fish

    Thai-style steamed fish

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.218 ratings

    Serve with Thai jasmine rice for a flavour-packed low-fat meal

  • Lamb with warm potato & olive salad

    Lamb with warm potato & olive salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This restaurant-standard dish is simple to make but worthy of any dinner party. Cooking the lamb this way stops it drying out and gives it a subtle flavour

  • Steak and chips on plate with cutlery

    Rump steak

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.9 ratings

    Try our perfect method for cooking a simple rump steak with these easy, foolproof steps. Serve with golden brown chips for an indulgent dinner for two

  • Noodles with crispy chilli oil eggs in a ceramic bowl

    Noodles with crispy chilli oil eggs

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make your own crispy chilli oil and use it to season noodles and pak choi. Top with fried eggs for the ultimate comfort food

  • Creamy salmon pasta in two bowls

    Creamy salmon pasta

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Indulge in this creamy salmon dish for two. It's comforting and filling, and ready in just 30 minutes. Serve with a green salad

  • Aubergine, halloumi & harissa bake in a skillet pan

    Aubergine, halloumi & harissa skillet bake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.40 ratings

    Make this special vegetarian aubergine, halloumi, tomato and harissa skillet bake for a midweek meal for two. It's an easy one-pan dinner to share

  • Bacon, courgette & caper one-pot pasta

    Bacon, courgette & caper one-pot pasta

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.11 ratings

    Combine tagliatelle with bacon, courgette and capers to make this speedy dinner for two. A balanced meal in 25 minutes, it's a brilliant choice for busy days

  • Next level spaghetti carbonara served in bowls

    Next level spaghetti carbonara

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.57 ratings

    Make the ultimate spaghetti carbonara with a creamy hollandaise-style sauce and crisp pancetta or guanciale. You can also mix in an egg yolk at the end

  • Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’ in a frying pan and bowl

    Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Swap rice for barley to make this easy squash 'risotto' with spinach and sage. It's healthy and low in calories and fat – perfect for a quick supper

  • Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

    Stout-braised steak with stacked chips

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Shin of beef is a flavoursome cut that becomes really tender when slow cooked. Add more gutsy flavour with beer, horseradish and shallots

  • Spicy clam & kale linguine

    Spicy clam & kale linguine

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    This easy seafood linguine is the perfect dish to celebrate the start of the weekend. Who could resist clams, kale and an indulgent white wine sauce?

  • Oyakodon served on two plates

    Oyakodon

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Tuck into this hearty Japanese oyakodon. It translates as ‘family donburi [rice bowl]' or ‘adult-and-kids donburi’, because both chicken and egg are used in the dish

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