Bowl of asparagus & cream pasta

Meal for two recipes

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Get delicious dinner ideas for two people, from quick and easy pasta dishes to decadent desserts. Browse our best date night recipes.

154 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Making a cream out of the stalks means that every mouthful of pasta will have a delicious taste of asparagus

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
231 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make the time to stir carefully during cooking to make this vegetarian Italian rice pot super creamy

55 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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148 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This super-quick and special recipe for two is bound to become a My Good Food favourite

25 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy fillet steak with sauce for a healthy dinner that also boasts sweet potato fries, spinach and cherry tomatoes. You'll be getting all of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
119 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Minimum shopping, maximum taste. And if Indian cuisine is not your thing, make this Thai prawn curry with a simple switch

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
More effort
27 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook our healthy, vegan stir-fry to pack in four of your 5-a-day. The hoisin sauce is made with Chinese five spice and apple cider vinegar to boost the flavour

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Crisp puff pastry covers tender meat in these individual Wellingtons - the ultimate main course for a romantic Valentine's Day meal for two

4 hrs and 15 mins
More effort
19 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Make a quick and easy, gluten-free, low-calorie lunch. The lean white fish is also a good source of protein and spinach contains vitamin K for bone health

22 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
35 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook our healthy veggie curry using dried mushrooms, spices and butternut squash. It contains three of your 5-a-day along with calcium, iron and fibre

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
130 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This one-pan dish is simple, but really looks the business when you're trying to impress

40 mins
Easy
109 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy yet impressive recipe makes a stylish main course for a special occasion

35 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet and salty, this decadent dessert is served in individual pots, with a caramel puddle at the base and a creamy panna cotta topping

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
34 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Liven up your midweek meals with this low-calorie, gluten-free fish supper - ready in under half an hour

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
103 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This rich, luxurious one pan supper is stunningly simple to make and ready in under 25 minutes

23 mins
Easy
114 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This healthy noodle dish is deliciously low-fat with a great mix of Asian flavours- the perfect midweek supper

25 mins
Easy
125 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy meal for two - full of vitamin C. You could use ordinary broccoli instead of tender stem

25 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pick up a lean rack of lamb to really impress when cooking a romantic meal for two - serve with fruity Moroccan flavours

20 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Posh fish and chips! Team bass with an Italian-inspired tomato sauce and serve celeriac as fries

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
82 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Roasted squash gives this vegetarian supper for two a deep autumnal flavour

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A cross between confit and a casserole, this slow-braised duck dish is served with a dauphinoise-like potato bake

2 hrs and 45 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Buying ready-prepared duck confit makes this luxurious meal for two really simple. Try it served with mashed potatoes and watercress

1 hr
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Tropical papaya pairs well with beef, prawns or pork in Asian salads. The sweet dressing and crispy onion topping tie the whole recipe together

20 mins
Easy
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