Skip the stress of making a fancy dinner reservation, and treat your loved one with a delicious home cooked meal that is perfect for a cozy night in this Valentine's Day. Our 11 Valentine's Day dinner recipes are everything you need for inspiration.
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Show your love by making one of these popular recipes that are a step above your everyday weeknight dinner. If you need ideas on what to make for Valentine's Day dinner, this recipe round up has mouthwatering steak, moist chicken, creamy pasta, and savory seafood.
We'll help you take the mystery of making a restaurant quality dinner in the comfort of your own home with our helpful step by step photos and detailed instructions. Your meal will be as fancy as if you had gone out to an upscale restaurant, so make your special someone feel extra loved with one of these romantic dinners at home instead.
Set the romantic mood by grilling steak for your Valentine this year. These recipes are easy enough for any home chef, and cooking with your Valentine turns dinner into a fun and romantic activity. This is the perfect Valentine's Day activity for couples that love to eat and cook almost as much as they love each other.
Chipotle Carne Asada
Try our Chipotle carne asada copycat recipe and you won't be disappointed. It's marinated with a blend of signature spices, seared on the grill, hand cut into tender slices, and drizzled with freshly squeezed lime juice and chopped cilantro. It's whole 30 and keto friendly.
Make your own copycat Chipotle steak at home. The smoky, spicy flavors from the marinade will take amazing when you build your own steak bowl, burrito, or soft tacos. Learn how to make this addictive Chipotle main course that has just the right amount of seasonings.
Our Chipotle barbacoa copycat recipe is melt in your mouth tender and bursting with bold flavors from our easy homemade sauce. Make your favorite Mexican takeout at home with your slow cooker, and enjoy tasty burritos and tacos tonight with your Valentine.
Wow your sweetheart by going the homemade route this Valentine's Day. These impressive seafood recipes will make your dinner date swoon. Valentine's Day is for food lovers, so declare your love of good eating and get busy in the kitchen.
Shrimp & Grits
Southern shrimp and grits is an easy dinner recipe that can be on the table in under 45 minutes. Featuring Cajun sausage, cheese and real cream, it's a simple Southern comfort food that is so good. Try it tonight with your Valentine with fresh Georgia white shrimp.
New England Clam Chowder
This easy homemade New England clam chowder is a classic creamy soup. It tastes the best made with smoky bacon, tender clams, and diced potatoes. This simple soup is comforting, and guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for a bowl of comfort food on a cold winter night like Valentine's Day.
Best Cream of Crab Soup
The best cream of crab soup recipe is super easy and extra creamy. Forget ordering it at a restaurant - now you can make classic crab soup at home anytime. You'll be serving this for dinner whenever the craving hits because it is really simple and fast and your Valentine will love it!
Show your love in action with this Valentine's Day dinner idea. French cooking elevates chicken to a new level, and is definitely worth the extra time and effort, so pour your heart into it, raise the bar, and go for it.
Chicken fricassee with tarragon is a French country comfort food that your family will love for dinner tonight! This low carb main course recipe shows you how to cook perfectly juicy bone in chicken thighs and drumsticks and make a yummy lemon and tarragon gravy.
Italian food is the most popular food in the world, and Italy is one of the most romantic places to visit which makes Italian food a perfect choice for Valentine's Day dinner. Who doesn't love an amazing plate of creamy pasta? This is definitely a step above from your average weeknight dinner, but is easy and your sweetie will love it.
Alfredo Basil Sauce
Alfredo basil sauce is an easy recipe that is creamy, cheesy, and so simple to learn how to make. With the help of some garlic, Parmesan, heavy cream and fresh basil, you'll have a restaurant quality sauce that tastes amazing on fettuccine or tortellini.
If you're looking for some romantic ways to serve potatoes at dinner this Valentine's Day, we've got you covered with these two classics. They will taste amazing sharing the plate with your main course. Who knows, they are so pretty they might even steal the show.
Duchess potatoes are an easy, make ahead Valentine's Day recipe that will impress any dinner guest. These low carb morsels are baked in the oven and are simple to make. Serve these to your sweetheart. They are sure to please!
Buttery garlic parsley potatoes is an easy stovetop recipe to make for your next dinner. Baby red potatoes are boiled and coated in garlicky browned butter and fresh chopped parsley. Make this simple comfort food ahead of time, and enjoy this popular side at dinner tonight.
For all the chocoholics out there that would rather have dessert first before dinner, serve this non alcoholic choice. We have to warn you, it's over the top and very rich, so a little goes a long way. If you are a fan of homemade ganache, this is for you. It is simply stunning. Who counts calories on Valentine's Day? Not us!
Non-Alcoholic Chocolate Mocha Martini
This mock martini is a fun after dinner drink that's perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. It's a decadent treat to finish off your Valentine's Day dinner. This fancy drink is easy to make at home for your next party using dark chocolate, cream, coffee and vanilla. A unique drink that is always a hit!
Make a special connection with someone you love by cooking for your sweetie on Valentine's Day. It doesn't have to be a big production to make a restaurant quality meal. We all know the fastest way to anyone's heart is through their stomach. Show them how much you care by sharing a romantic meal together this Valentine's Day that is made with love.
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