This Valentine’s Day, savor a night in with your special someone. Make a romantic dinner from one of these simple recipes, and be sure to add one of the desserts!
Whether or not you and your sweetheart like to exchange gifts for Valentine’s Day, it’s nice to enjoy a romantic dinner together. This year, instead of looking for fancy restaurants for celebrating, consider having a date night in and cooking a wonderful dinner together.
You’ll delight in each other’s company while you cook and then relax with a private, intimate evening without the typical Valentine’s Day crowds. Set the table with flowers and candles, and take pleasure in one of these dinner recipes that are perfect for special occasions.
Serve breakfast for dinner or have Valentine’s Day breakfast in bed with this Chilaquiles Eggs Benedict recipe! It’s a twist on the original with Mexican flavors from barbacoa, green chili sauce and a tomato-flavored tortilla base.
Create the atmosphere of a French restaurant at home with a fantastic beef bourguignon dish! Also known as beef burgundy, this hearty meal is made in a slow cooker. If you’d prefer poultry with a red wine sauce, coq au vin is the perfect substitute.
Skip the romantic restaurants and get the same fancy dish at home when you cook Beef Wellington. With beef baked in puff pastry, this amazing recipe is actually easier to make than you might think possible!
There’s nothing like a good steak dinner when you’re looking for romantic recipes. This 30-minute steak recipe pairs a beautifully broiled sirloin, strip or ribeye steak with asparagus, mushrooms and my simpler version of a classic French Bearnaise sauce. Feel free to up the ante and use filet mignon instead!
If you want new ways to make a rib roast for your valentine, try this juicy beef that comes out browned to perfection. It includes a tasty Dijon and herb rub on top, featuring rosemary, and is finished with a flavorful Chimichurri sauce.
Turn everyday pork chops into a romantic Valentine dish with this pork chops recipe. The pork features a decadent crust of smoky bacon and cheese, and you quickly bake the chops in the oven for a simple dish.
For a great Italian meal as your main dish, make this simple baked chicken parmesan recipe with pasta or vegetables. Marinating the chicken breast in salad dressing makes it moist and flavorful, while tomato sauce and cheese creates that ideal combination you’re after. This classic chicken dinner is made gluten-free.
Take your cooking to a new level with this awesome mussel recipe. You’ll impress the love of your life with the elegant white wine sauce. It can be easily turned into a pasta dish by tossing some noodles int the sauce.
Create a home-cooked meal of restaurant quality with this rich seafood risotto recipe. It offers an exciting array of seafood with lobster tails, mussels, clams and bay scallops, served on a bed of creamy parmesan risotto.
You’ll feel like you’re eating at an impressive French restaurant when you serve this French Onion Soup. Best of all, you can throw soup recipes like this in the slow cooker while you enjoy each other’s company. Just add the bread and cheese at the end, and finish it in the oven.
19. Classic Tiramisu
In real life, a romantic meal isn’t complete without some great dessert recipes! A perfect choice for a couple is this Italian Tiramisu recipe. I keep it classic because you can’t get better than that!