What Are Some Good Dinner Recipes When Cooking for Two?

Flounder roll-ups, Bavarian beef pie, garlic-herb red snapper and robust marinated steak are some good dinner recipes for two from TasteofHome.com. The Bavarian beef pie recipe makes three servings, or two generous servings. It features top sirloin steak and a homemade crust. Pair it with a full-bodied red wine such as Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon for a romantic dinner.

FoodNetwork.com features recipes for grown-up mac and cheese, Cornish hens, best fried rice, pasta with pecorino and several other recipes designed to feed a couple. The grown-up mac and cheese recipe adds a mature twist to a classic meal with Gruyere, cheddar and blue cheeses, thick-sliced bacon, and either macaroni or cavatappi pasta. The baked dish also includes nutmeg, salt, black pepper and chopped basil leaves for seasoning.

For some lighter meal choices, CookingLight.com provides recipes for seafood risotto, herbed chicken and dumplings, Southwestern omelettes, roasted lobster tails, spiced rubbed pork chops and other romantic dinners for two. For couples in a different mood, the website also offers specific recipes for happy, relaxing, adventurous and other moods, along with nutritional facts for each recipe.