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Vegetarian For Two Recipes

Looking for dinner for two? Find dinner for two recipes including romantic dinners for two, easy dinner for two, and more dinner for two recipes from the cooking for two magazine.

Macaroni and Cheese for Two

Macaroni and Cheese for Two

Macaroni and Cheese for Two

THIS IS one of those dishes that our family calls "a Mama recipe". My mother rarely consulted a cookbook, so when asked for a recipe, she could only estimate. I've worked out the ingredients to make it for two, but it can easily by doubled. It's simply a good, wholesome dish most folks seem to enjoy. —Betty Allen East Point, Georgia

Broccoli-Potato Pancakes

Broccoli-Potato Pancakes

Broccoli-Potato Pancakes

I LOVE POTATOES prepared in any way. I came up with this recipe by combining two recipes for broccoli and potato "latkes". These are easy to prepare and make a delicious side dish. —Patricia Kile Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Mother's Sweet Pea Salad

Mother's Sweet Pea Salad

Mother's Sweet Pea Salad

MOTHER made this tasty salad for our Thanksgiving or Christmas diners. But it's so good I make it often during the year. It's an ideal accompaniment for whatever main dish we have for dinner. When served as an individual salad on a lettuce leaf, it's very attractive. —Nellie Dulin Concord, North Carolina
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Creamed Spinach Casserole

Creamed Spinach Casserole

Creamed Spinach Casserole

THIS RECIPE comes from an old cookbook I received as a wedding gift in 1945. As they grew up, my children loved all vegetables, but they often requested spinach served this way. Through the years, it has remained a family favorite. —Jane Everett Pinehurst, North Carolina

Lemon-Basil Carrots

Lemon-Basil Carrots

Lemon-Basil Carrots

THIS IS one of my favorite ways to prepare carrots—simple but flavorful. I devised this recipe since we always seem to have carrots on hand, and the dish has drawn quite a few compliments. Sometimes I'll make extra and add them to my "soup jar" in the freezer—they make a great addition to a batch of homemade soup! —Donna Smith Palisade, Colorado

Mother's Potato Soup

Mother's Potato Soup

Mother's Potato Soup

MANY of our family-favorite recipes came from my mother-in-law, who was a wonderful cook. My husband inherited her love of cooking, and he enjoys stirring up her recipes, including this fabulous soup. We've often treated our friends to this dish, and one young man even asked for the recipe when he went off to college. —Louella Kightlinger Erie, Pennsylvania

Lazy Lasagna for 2

Lazy Lasagna for 2

Lazy Lasagna for 2

Lasagna may seem like more work than it's worth to some people. But one day when I had a craving for it, I devised this simple recipe.—Carol Mead, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

MY HUSBAND is the gardener in our family, and I love to create new recipes with the produce. This dish is the result of one of my efforts during an especially bountiful zucchini harvest. —Nettie Gornick Butler, Pennsylvania

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

I made this satisfying side dish often when I was single. Now I prepare it for my family. By adding fresh mushrooms, onion, butter and a little pepper, you can easily dress up ordinary green beans.—Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois

Baked Vidalia Onion

Baked Vidalia Onion

Baked Vidalia Onion

Served alongside a variety of fish and meat, this tender onion is a nice change of pace. Folks find it a fun and flavorful side dish.—Norma Durham, Rogersville, Tennessee

Crisp Marinated Cukes

Crisp Marinated Cukes

Crisp Marinated Cukes

THIS RECIPE is a favorite of mine not only because it's delicious, but because it was given to me by a very dear friend. I take this dish to many different gatherings and often, get requests for the recipe. It's a wonderful side dish, compatible with any meal. —Kathy Wallace Madison, Tennessee
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