Going out to eat can be lots of fun, but it’s not always affordable. If you have upcoming plans to catch up with your best friend or enjoy a special date at home, these recipes for two are a great place to start. They’re quick to make and comprised of easy-to-find, frugal ingredients.
Each recipe is portioned out to feed you and a friend or a special someone without wasteful leftovers. Bon appétit!
Thai Pork Lettuce Cups
Spaghetti with Black Olive Sauce
Make it vegan by skipping the cheese. Leave it vegetarian, or add shrimp or chicken for a heartier option.
Inside-Out Chicken Kiev
Salmon with Spinach and Feta
Savoury Bread and Cheese Pudding
Serve with roasted chicken or bangers.
Steak with Red Wine Balsamic Reduction
Serve with bakes potatoes and asparagus.
Skip the meat to keep this a vegetarian dish or serve with lamb patties or spicy Italian sausage.