Dinner Recipes for Two

Whether you are looking for healthy, quick & easy, or romantic dinner ideas for two, find a variety of recipes here!

Staff Picks

Roasted Branzino with Lemon and Thyme

Whole-roasting works well for any one-to-three-pound round fish such as snapper, perch, cod,Arctic char, bass, sea bream, and haddock. Add five to eight minutes to the roasting time for two-to-three-pound fish.

Sauteed Baby Bok Choy

Large bok choy can also be used: Just trim the stem ends and cut the heads into 2-inch pieces. Try serving alongside our Soy-Honey-Glazed Arctic Char.

Crispy Roasted Cauliflower

This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.

Lemon-Herb Sardine Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 31
Get your dose of healthy oils with this lemony sardine mix over lettuce.

Pan-Sauteed Sole

Rating: 3.5 stars 57
We used lemon sole, a flaky, mild-tasting white fish. At the market, look for flat fish such as sole or flounder; Pacific-caught are the most sustainable. Tilapia works well, too. Serve it with steamed new potatoes and sauteed spinach.

Flounder in Parchment with Asparagus and Shiitakes

Steaming fish in a parchment packet in the oven, cooking en papillote as the French call it, yields deeply flavorful results and is a messproof way to cook fillets.

Cinnamon Poached Apples with Toasted Walnuts

A snack you make ahead such as this one will help you feel satiated until your next meal.

Roasted Portobellos with Kale

Rating: 3.5 stars 52
The flavor of the meaty portobello is enhanced with the garlicky kale.

Dan Dan Noodles

Making chili oil from scratch is easy and adds a delicious complex flavor to this dish, but you can use regular hot chili oil instead in a pinch.

Sauteed Sole with Lemon

Rating: 3 stars 48
Gray sole is a delicately flavored white fish. You can substitute flounder, turbot, or another type of sole.

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Open-Face Tuna Melt

Cooked under the broiler, mayonnaise souffles like magic and takes on a lighter texture with a crisp brown shell. There's no better way to top a tuna melt!