Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show your sweetheart how much you care for them. And what better way to demonstrate your love than by preparing a delicious Valentine's dinner.
Valentine's Day is the perfect time to show your sweetheart how much you care for them. And what better way to demonstrate your love than by preparing a delicious Valentine's dinner? From classic steak and lobster dishes to decadent chocolate desserts, there are plenty of great ideas to choose from.
The key to a memorable Valentine's Day meal is preparation. Get your ingredients in order (in advance), and get your recipes in order as well. You want to ensure you get your spices and other nuances just right. (You don’t want a bit too much garlic or salt in an intimate setting.) Perish your fears, because Slurrp has you covered. We've put together 10 creative recipes to help you shine on this special occasion and have you looking like a rock star (at least as far as culinary dilettantes go). With just a few well-planned ingredients, recipes, and some creative twists, you can make a big impression on February 14th and leave your special one pleasantly surprised.
Garlic Parmesan Shrimp
This classic Italian dish is a surefire winner that will impress anyone who’s keen on seafood. It is an uncomplicated yet flavorful dish made with simple ingredients like garlic, Parmesan cheese, butter, white wine, and fresh parsley. Serve it over a bed of spaghetti or angel hair pasta for an extra-special treat for your Valentine.
If your partner likes a heartier dinner option, then you should try a spicy pepper steak dish. It is made with tender steak strips, bell peppers, and onions cooked in a rich soy sauce. Serve Pepper Steak over a bed of rice or mashed potatoes for a complete meal.
Creamy Lobster with Spaghetti
This luxurious dish is perfect for a romantic dinner for just the two of you. Lobster is cooked in a creamy sauce with garlic, white wine, and herbs, then tossed with spaghetti for a delicious and decadent pasta dish. The ingredients are few, but the wine, garlic, and herbs blend to create a dish that will leave a lasting impression on your partner.
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Filet
If you're looking for a show-stopping entrée, try this bacon-wrapped chicken filet. This classic steak dish is made with tender filets of chicken wrapped in crispy bacon, then topped with a rich red wine sauce. Bake it till crisp and serve it immediately.
This elegant dish will make you look like a truly talented chef on your big date night. Lamb is garnished with the usual spices and then roasted in the oven until golden. Once golden brown, cut it into slices and serve it with your favorite herb sauce. It goes well with a side of roasted potatoes or steamed vegetables for a complete meal. This dinner is elaborate and demonstrates the kind of good taste that will impress your companion.
Grilled Salmon with Mustard Sauce
For a lighter and healthier option, try this grilled salmon with mustard sauce. To make this amazing dinner, you need to marinate fresh salmon in olive oil, lemon juice, and herbs, then grill it to perfection. Serve it with a side of steamed vegetables for a complete meal and 100% satisfaction.
Creamy Mushroom & Spinach Pasta
This vegan-friendly recipe will win the heart of any pasta lover. To make this dish, ravioli is cooked in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and spinach and then topped with Parmesan cheese for an extra touch of flavor. If you do not have a Valentine’s date with a vegan, make it for yourself or serve it to your family as a special surprise. It’s just a very good recipe!
This flavorful dish is made with grilled chicken, sundried tomatoes, and a creamy garlic sauce. Serve it over a bed of rice or mashed potatoes for a complete meal. Your partner and family will love you for this yummy treat on Valentine’s Day.
Chocolate Lava Cake
For the perfect ending to your Valentine's Day dinner, try this decadent chocolate lava cake. This classic dessert is made with a rich chocolate cake and a molten chocolate center. Top with fresh whipped cream as an extra-special treat for your loved one.
Chocolate Raspberry Cake
This delicious chocolate raspberry cake is full of incredible flavors. The soft chocolate sponge is stacked between layers of velvety chocolate buttercream and homemade raspberry filling, all encased in a rich chocolate raspberry ganache. This is surely the icing on the cake for your Valentine’s Day spread and can be easily prepared at home.