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.


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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

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!

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.

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.

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