35 Romantic Valentine’s Day Recipes
35 easy, no-stress recipes for the perfect romantic Valentine’s Day dinner.
Sure you could just pick-up the phone and make a reservation or order take-out for Valentine’s Day, but this year with COVID concerns there is really nothing better than cooking a romantic dinner, lighting some candles, and enjoying Valentine’s Day dinner at home.
Making a romantic dinner at home can be fun and easy – just stick with elegant, simple meals that come together in no time and are super easy to make.
All these recipes are tried and true – each one tested and guaranteed to be easy and foolproof.
You’ll get dinner on the table in no time and have plenty of energy left over for romance.
Stream a little Frank (Sinatra) on Spotify and whip up a couple of these romantic recipes, you’ll both fall in love with.
Sip wine while you chop veggies, share a charcuterie board while sipping a pre-dinner cocktail by the fireplace while you wait for the cioppino to be ready.
Then relax, take your time, savor the food and just enjoy each other.
Cap off the evening with a beautiful port or after-dinner coffee, paired with chocolate hazelnut fondue or another favorite dessert.
Forget going out for an over-priced, hurried restaurant meal or another lukewarm takeout meal, instead, relax, stay home and cook dinner together.
Get dressed up, if you like, or have dinner in your PJs. The important thing is taking the time to celebrate the love you have for your partner.
Happy Valentine’s Day.
Stress-free Cooking Tips:
- Make Chopping and Cooking Part of your Romantic Valentine’s Date. – Even if your partner is all thumbs in the kitchen, they can always keep you company while you chop and prep. Share a bottle of wine, listen to your favorite romantic playlist and maybe even dance as you chop. Have fun.
- Prep Ahead of Time – You can prep everything the night before so that you have more time to spend just enjoying your partner. If you are serving a crudites platter or charcuterie board, prep everything in the night before and cover with plastic wrap and store in the fridge until dinner time.
- Love Your Slow Cooker – Yes you can cook simple elegant food in the crockpot that will be both flavorful and beautiful.
Easy Romantic Valentine's Day Recipes
Lobster, Shrimp, Clams, and Mussels in a Spicy Garlic Wine Sauce
Caprese Salad an Italian Classic
Caprese Salad an Italian Classic. Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Fresh and tasty.
Chicken Milanese with Arugula Salad
Chicken Milanese with an arugula salad recipe. Simple and elegant chicken Milanese is ready in just 30 minutes.
Muddled Raspberry Margarita Recipe
Muddled Raspberry Margarita Recipe is the perfect fresh fruit margarita. Muddling releases the juice and sweetness of the fruit.
How to Make the Best-ever Vegetarian Lasagna
Best-ever lasagna recipe + it’s vegetarian! Filled with eggplant, portobellos, spinach, sundried tomatoes, layers of creamy ricotta and mascarpone cheese and red sauce. Rich and decadent comfort food the whole family will love. Best lasagna ever!
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Mediterranean Crudités and Tapas
Learn how to make a Mediterranean Crudités and Tapas platter. Beautiful, tasty and a satisfying appetizer that will wow guests.
Easy Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Learn how to make an Easy Ice Cream Sundae Bar. A great way to finish off a party or BBQ. Ice cream sundae bars are a fun way to let guests make their own ice cream sundae creations.
Classic Steak Au Poivre | Pepper Crusted Steak in Cognac Sauce
Classic Steak Au Poivre | Cracked Pepper Crusted Steak with Cognac Sauce is a French classic. Elegant and delicious perfect for any occasion
Mexican Hot Chocolate Bread Pudding
Mexican Hot Chocolate Bread Pudding is the perfect bread pudding pairing of sweet luscious chocolate, cherries, and a tiny bit of heat.
Slow Cooker Chicken Fra Diavolo Recipe
This Slow Cooker Chicken Fra Diavolo recipe is a super tasty, spicy marinara sauce with fall-apart tender chicken, cooked all day in a slow cooker, make this an easy meal to get dinner on the table quickly weeknights or any night. Serve with a side of pasta and a simple green salad. This is sure to be a hit with everyone in the family.
Zuppa Inglese (Italian Trifle) Recipe
Zuppa Inglese (Italian Trifle) Recipe is a super easy dessert made with rum soaked cake and layers of flavored custard. Elegant and easy.
Easy Mexican Chocolate Kentucky Bourbon Fondue
Easy Mexican Chocolate Kentucky Bourbon Fondue is such a fun dessert and this is heavenly with spicy chocolate paired with smokey Bourbon.
Strawberry Rosemary Frose | Rose Slushy
Strawberry Rosemary Frosé is the perfect adult slushy for summer. Frozen rose wine with strawberry and a rosemary simple syrup. Yum.
Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart
A Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart is easy to make and absolutely delicious, plus it’s beautiful. Guests will rave about this veggie tart.
Tipsy Mermaid Rum Punch Cocktail
The Tipsy Mermaid Rum Punch Cocktail is filled with all sorts of boozy goodness 4 types of rum, Green Chartreuse, blue curaçao, pineapple, and lime juice
Easy Homemade Chocolate Truffles
Easy Homemade Chocolate Truffles are so easy and so good. You’ll never buy boxed truffles again. Top truffles with your favorite toppings.
Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries, add a romantic touch to any Valentine’s meal, anniversary or birthday meal.