Enjoy these delicious dinner ideas for two. Whether you want to sparkle up your long time relationship or want to surprise him/her with a lovely romantic dinner.
Sometimes the budget is limited but you still want to have a different romantic night with your better half. So what do you do? You get creative and plan out romantic dinner ideas for two. You start by choosing the perfect outfit, just as if it was your first date, then you buy some nice candles and flowers for a lovely table setting, you play that music that gets you going and you get the perfect ingredients to make the most delicious dish you’ve ever made.
1. Shrimp Fettucine Alfredo
Fettucine Alfredo is one of the favorites when it comes to dinner ideas for two. It’s easy, cheesy, quick and just perfectly delicious. If you both enjoy cheese and shrimps than this is the best option for you.
There are for important tips for you to take into account when making this dish: do not overcook the pasta, always read the instructions on the back of the package, there’s nothing worse than a mushy pasta, you want this to be al dente; do not overcook the shrimp, it cooks quite fast and last but not least… do get a high quality parmesan cheese.
2. Lemon Butter Chicken
After trying this delish, you will write it down in your “finger licking good dinner ideas for two” cookbook. The sauce is very easy to throw together and the combination of the ingredients is too good to be true.
Just saute your chicken, set it aside once is ready and then start making your sauce by mixing fresh minced garlic with butter into the same pan where you cooked the chicken, add some chicken broth, heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and fresh lemon juice.
3. Caprese Steak
If you are both meat lovers and enjoy a good steak any day of the week you will really like this dish. Season your steak with salt and pepper and grill to desired doneness. Once you remove it off of the grill, add a slice of fresh tomato, mozzarella, and basil.
4. Garlic Lemon Shrimp
They say seafood and crustaceous are aphrodisiacs, we don’t know if that’s 100% accurate but what we do know is that usually after having them something magical happens and the right mood sets on for a very sensual romantic night.
This is one of the dinner ideas for two that requires no planning! Just fresh shrimps and the rest are ingredients that you usually have in your pantry.
5. Oven Pork Chops
One of the easiest meats to cook might be pork chops, they cook in no time and don’t need much seasoning to have a good flavor. Rub them with salt and pepper to taste and a bit of olive oil, pop them in the oven in a skillet for about 5 minutes.
You can enjoy them with a nice green salad, potato salad or Brussel sprouts.
There are so many delicious dinner ideas for two, that allow you to have a lovely romantic night without the need of spending so much money on the street food. Going to a restaurant once in a while is great but sometimes all you and your loved one need is a portion of yummy comfort food in the most warming place you could be… home.
The best thing is that after dinner since you are home there won’t be any interruptions so you can have a great private after party… if you know what I mean.
What other dinner ideas for two can you share with us? Tell us in the comments below!
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