Dinner For 2: Easy Meals For Two On a Budget (with frozen vegetables)

Quick and cheap dinner recipes for two – let’s get creative with frozen vegetables and any meat to create some unique and budget-friendly easy meals for two.

Easy Meals For Two

From one pot dinner ideas to sheet pan meals, all these easy recipes are simple and pretty darn cheap to make… and all use frozen vegetables that you probably have in your freezer right now.

Sheet Pan BBQ Meatloaf Dinner

From prep to done in 45 minutes · Serves 2 · Make an entire dinner for two at one time with this fast and easy Sheet Pan BBQ Meatloaf Dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb Ground beef
  • 12 oz Frozen Broccoli
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Sweet potato
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 3 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Seasoning salt
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Bread crumbs

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One Pot Ham Pasta

Dinner for Two in 15 minutes – I’m all about having an arsenal of super simple dinners that can be whipped up in one pot! This Creamy Ham & Pea Pasta is one of our favorite dinners at the moment. It’s made from just a few very simple ingredients that I always seem to have on hand.

Ingredients:

  • Cooked Cubed Ham
  • Pasta Noodles
  • Frozen Peas
  • Cream Cheese
  • Garlic
  • Salt & Pepper

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

This Chicken Noodle Casserole is an easy dinner idea for two! Perfect for budget meal planning and it makes a great freezer meal!

Ingredients:

  • Rotini
  • Chicken
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Garlic Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • Cream of Mushroom OR Cream of Chicken Soup
  • Sour Cream
  • Milk
  • Frozen Broccoli
  • Cheese
  • Fried Onions

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Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef and broccoli stir fry for two–all made in one pan. Just add rice or noodles and serve this easy skillet beef dinner for two!

Ingredients:

  • Skirt Steak or Flank Steak
  • Frozen Broccoli
  • Soy Sauce
  • Corn Starch
  • Chicken Broth
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Honey
  • Vegetable OR Canola Oil
  • Cooked Rice

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Pork Chop Sheet Pan Dinner

Ready in 30 minutes · Gluten free · Serves 2-4 · This Easy Pork Chop Sheet Pan Dinner is the perfect weeknight meal idea for busy moms – just a few simple ingredients and you’ve got a whole meal on one pan!

Ingredients:

  • 4 Boneless Pork Chops
  • Frozen Carrots
  • Frozen Green Beans
  • Parsley
  • 4 Potatoes
  • Garlic Powder
  • Brown Sugar
  • Paprika
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste

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Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice is one of our go-to EASY 30-minute meals for just the two of us. Fried Rice is perfect for meal prep and a genius way to use leftovers – It’s actually even better with leftover rice.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • Cooked Rice
  • Soy Sauce
  • Sesame Oil
  • Frozen Mixed Vegetables

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