Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner At Home
This February 14th, mark the special day with a romantic dinner for you and your sweetheart to enjoy together.
Below are the best Valentine’s Day dinner ideas. You'll find how to perfectly cook chicken, braised short ribs, broil lobster tail, pan-sear scallops, make shrimp in a creamy garlic wine sauce, grill lamb chops, and create vegetarian dishes into a delicious meal.
Beef Short Ribs with Mushroom Risotto
Slow-cooked beef short ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender and full of flavor. This recipe also shows how to make perfect mushroom risotto to serve with the beef short ribs.
Grilled Ribeyes Basted in Herbed Garlic Butter
This Valentine's Day, stay home and spoil your sweetie with a sexy grilled ribeye steak smothered in herbed garlic butter.
Instant Pot Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
The easiest short rib recipe ever! This Instant Pot red wine braised short ribs recipe is goof-proof, fall-off-the-bone delicious, and tastes like you’ve been slaving over the stove for hours.
Steak and Lobster Linguine
Steak and lobster linguine is surf and turf meets pasta! It's deliciously made with seared steak and sweet buttery lobster and served over a bed of linguine.
Easy Creamy Lemon Chicken
One-pan creamy lemon chicken cooked in a rich sauce with incredible flavors! Serve it over pasta and pair it with your favorite wine for a celebratory dinner.
Coq au Vin Fondue
Classic coq au vin ingredients to cook your fondue meats in for a romantic dinner for two. It's made with a flavorful broth of red wine, mushrooms, green onions, and garlic. Add meat and vegetables to the pot and watch it cook as you enjoy a romantic evening!
Marry Me Chicken
Nothing says I love you more than a serving of this beautiful Marry Me Chicken! An easy chicken skillet dinner that is creamy, flavorful, and looks elegant at the same time.
Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan cooked in the air fryer with a crispy panko-Parmesan crust, melted mozzarella, and marinara sauce. Serve with spaghetti for a complete romantic Italian meal!
Pastilla (Moroccan Chicken Pie)
Pastilla (Moroccan chicken pie) fuses together sweet and savory notes to create a rustic-looking dish that’s unlike anything else. Aromatic and full of flavor, this recipe is one you don’t want to miss.
Creamy Tuscan Slow Cooker Chicken
Creamy Tuscan slow cooker chicken with sun-dried tomatoes, baby spinach, and parmesan cheese is the ultimate winter comfort food. Serve with pasta for a simple meal the whole family will love.
Instant Pot Penne Rustica
Instant Pot Penne Rustica is a copycat recipe for Macaroni Grill's penne rustica. Featuring sauteed shrimp, chicken, and prosciutto, penne pasta, and a creamy rosemary sauce.
Roasted Citrus Herb Game Hens with Vegetables
A lovely one-pan meal with roasted chicken, sweet shallots, brightly colored rainbow carrots, and potatoes that is as pretty to look at as it is tasty!
Harissa Chicken with Rose Water Sauce and Lemon Couscous
If you want to make an elegant dish to impress your guests but really don’t have time to stay long in the kitchen – this is it. Delicate meat is easily falling off the bone, you’ve got crispy skin, sweet carrots, onions and raisins, knock-your-socks-off rosewater sauce (easy!), and lemon parsley couscous.
Chicken Marsala with crispy pan-fried chicken and baby bella mushrooms sauteed in butter in a savory Marsala wine sauce. Serve over mashed potatoes or with noodles. Perfecto!
Creamy Three-Cheese Chicken and Spinach Pasta
This creamy three-cheese chicken and spinach pasta is made with basil pesto, cream cheese, Asiago, and Parmesan cheese. This pasta dish is done in under 30 minutes and perfect for Valentine's day!
Pan-Seared Duck Breast with Cranberry Sauce
This duck breast recipe comes together so easily with just a few simple ingredients using a quick pan sear method on the stovetop. Learn how to cook duck breast with this impressively elegant yet effortless recipe. Perfect for a special dinner at home or to serve a crowd!
Grilled Lamb Chops With Compound Butter
Grilled lamb chops with compound butter will certainly tantalize the senses and is a perfect main course for your romantic Valentine's dinner at home. Of course, it is also elegant enough for a holiday dinner party, and while this recipe is written for two, it is an easy one to scale up!
How to Make Rack of Pan-Seared Lamb
This pan-seared recipe for Rack of Lamb is the perfect recipe for any special occasion! You won’t believe how easy it is to make at home!
Rack of Lamb with Red Bell Pepper Sauce
What could be better than a beautifully served rack of lamb for a romantic dinner? It's easy to make it look just as beautiful as it tastes, too!
Serve this fancy salmon wellington for Valentine's day for a beautiful dinner. Perfectly cooked and succulent salmon sitting on a bed of garlicky sautéed spinach and wrapped in golden crispy and flaky puff pastry.
Glazed salmon only takes 4 ingredients to make! It's seared and baked to perfection with a glaze to top it off.
Pan-Roasted Swordfish with Cherry Tomatoes
Pan-roasted swordfish with cherry tomatoes and capers is a healthy but special dinner! The best part is that it cooks in 30 minutes so you can have date night at home without a lot of work.
Salmon en Croute (Salmon in Pastry)
Salmon, topped with a creamy mixture of mascarpone and minced kale, then wrapped in flaky puff pastry and baked till golden. Delicious Salmon en croute recipe for two.
Crispy Skillet Salmon with Lemon Caper Dill Sauce
Crispy Skillet Salmon with Lemon Caper Dill Sauce is a fresh and flavorful dinner recipe that covers all the flavor bases! This easy meal takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.
Whole Stuffed Lobster
This lemony whole stuffed lobster is buttery and delicious! Perfect alone or for surf and turf!
Easy Lobster Bisque
Easy lobster bisque recipe with succulent pieces of lobster tail in a creamy savory broth blended with puréed carrot, celery, and onion. Then it is seasoned with garlic, thyme, and bay leaves.
Easy Broiled Lobster Tail
Broiled lobster tail is easy to make at home and much less expensive than dining out on Valentine's Day.
Pork medallions are tender pan-fried slices of pork tenderloin with sautéed onion and garlic in a rich and creamy brown gravy. Pairs deliciously with potatoes, roasted vegetables, noodles, or seasoned rice.
Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin
This sous vide pork tenderloin is so delicious and easy to make. It's topped off with a drizzle of homemade herb oil to give it even more flavor.
Stuffed Pork Chop Italiano with Caper White Wine Sauce
These stuffed pork chops Italiano are a restaurant-quality dinner. There is no need to dine out when you can make this at home!
Date Night Oven-Baked Garlic Butter Prawn Risotto
Make Valentine's Day extra special without the extra effort! This Oven Baked Prawn Risotto is perfect for a romantic evening in.
Pan-Seared Scallops in Chardonnay Butter Sauce
This beautiful seared scallop dinner is fancy enough for Valentine's day, but surprisingly fast and simple!
Garlic Butter Scallops with Succotash
An elegant yet easy-to-make meal! A flavorful succotash made with potatoes, corn, lima beans, tomatoes, and herbs topped with scallops seared in garlic butter.
Pan-Seared Scallops Recipe in Wine Sauce
Perfectly seared scallops are so easy to make and look so elegant when served on a bed of your favorite pasta. The perfect recipe for a date night at home.
Making crispy coconut shrimp at home is delicious and cost-effective! You no longer need to go to a high-end restaurant to impress your loved one on Valentine's Day!
Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp Skillet
This my go-to 5-ingredient shrimp recipe for Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp Skillet. It’s dinner made easy in only 15 minutes for your Valentine's day celebration. Plus, It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, low carb, and pescatarian!
Shrimp in Creamy Garlic Wine Sauce
Sauteed shrimp in garlic wine sauce served over linguine with Parmesan and fresh parsley on top. Plus, tips on how to know when shrimp is cooked.
Valentine’s Day Electric Skillet Shrimp Curry
Impress that special someone by bringing a restaurant-quality dish to your own kitchen. This romantic shrimp curry for two takes only 30 minutes to prepare and offers up something a little less traditional for Valentine's Day.
Marsala Wine Sauce with Mushrooms
This is a delicious Italian Marsala wine sauce with mushrooms made with a tomato base, mushrooms sautéed in butter, onion, garlic, basil, and Marsala wine.
Cherry Tomato & Basil Pasta
This simple yet elegant cherry tomato and basil pasta combine bright tomatoes and fresh basil. Add a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a surprise touch of sweetness.
Garlic Bread Soup
Do you love garlic bread? This creamy and delicious garlic bread soup tastes like garlic bread but in a bowl! It’s seasoned with bay leaves, thyme, garlic, and thickened with blended cubes of French bread with cream and Parmesan cheese.
Lasagna Roll-Ups with Vegetables & Herbed Ricotta
Lasagna roll-ups with vegetables and ricotta cheese is an easy version of the traditional lasagna recipe. This meatless lasagna is loaded with seasoned veggies, herbed ricotta, pasta sauce, and cheese. Easy to make, perfectly portioned, and looks pretty!
Learn how to make restaurant-quality fettuccine alfredo! It's rich, creamy, garlicky, and full of Parmesan cheese. Also, try it with grilled chicken strips!
One-Pan Gnocchi with Kale & Sun-Dried Tomatoes
One-pan gnocchi with kale, sun-dried tomatoes, and mushrooms for a truly delicious vegetarian entree or filling side dish. Ready in just 20 minutes!
Pasta Al Limone Recipe – Creamy Lemon Pasta
Restaurant worthy pasta al limone is super creamy with a simple lemon sauce made with butter, parmesan cheese, lemon zest, and heavy cream. You can add chicken or grilled shrimp to make it extra fancy.
Vegan Penne Alla Vodka
This Vegan Penne Alla Vodka is an easy weeknight meal to prepare. It's rich, creamy and so satisfying!
Gorgonzola Walnut Pasta
Creamy gorgonzola sauce with walnuts brightened up with crisp wine and lemon zest! The sauce is creamy and cheesy, walnuts add crunch and nutty taste, that complements gorgonzola perfectly.
Healthy Beet Galette with Goat Cheese
This healthy beet galette recipe with goat cheese and orange mustard vinaigrette is a perfect festive vegetarian entrée. Whole grain olive oil crust filled with tangy goat cheese and sweet sliced beets marinated in orange mustard vinaigrette make for a perfectly balanced and flavorful dish.
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