Looking for delicious dinner ideas for two? If you’re planning a meal for you and your loved one, then this list of romantic dinner ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day is a must-read.
Dinner Ideas for Two for a Romantic Valentine’s Day
Easy Dinner Ideas for Two
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I've been married for years now but I still see to it that I do something special for my husband every year.
In my book, it’s one way to keep the fire burning for the both of us. So every year, if we’re not going out on a date (yes, we still go out on dates!), I prepare a romantic homemade dinner for two and make sure to use wholesome ingredients while I'm at it.
Set the mood with these tasty but healthy dinner ideas for two!
1. Stuffed Chicken with Sundried Tomatoes, Spinach, and Cheese
This stuffed chicken with sundried tomatoes, spinach, and cheese is worthy of any special occasion. Serve it with couscous and a side of vegetables to make it even more delectable (and bump up the nutrition).
The best part? This dinner recipe only takes 30 minutes to prepare. There's no reason not to enjoy it!
2. Baked Asparagus
Asparagus is the perfect side dish. Preparing them is pretty simple: All you need is a handful of ingredients and again, it only takes a little time to prepare.
Baked asparagus is a quick and easy side dish to complement any meal.
3. Delicious Vegetarian Dinner Recipes
I know there are lots of tasty, healthy vegetarian recipes and it's never been easier to pass on the meat for a meal or two. These delicious vegetarian dinner recipes are filling and prove that a meal doesn't need meat to be hearty.
4. Savory Chicken and Rice Recipes
The unbeatable combo of chicken and rice will surely get you into romantic, Valentine's Day spirit! Take your pick from these savory chicken and rice recipes and complete your V-Day meal.
5. Chicken Crockpot Recipes
Have a lot of time to cook before the big night? Make your crockpot handy and prepare these easy delicious chicken crockpot recipes.
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6. Mouth-Watering Oyster Mushroom Recipes
If your significant other is an oyster mushroom fanatic, well, it's the perfect time to show your sweetheart your greatest appreciation by letting him/her indulge in these mouth-watering oyster mushroom recipes.
7. Dainty Cast Iron Skillet Dinner Recipes
It's a special day, so take a break from your regular nonstick pan and make use of your cast iron skillet to prepare a smokey, savory dinner for romantic Valentine's Day date!
8. First Date Dinner Recipes
Is it your first, second, or you're just reliving the romantic moment of a dinner date? Well, you'll never go wrong with these amazingly easy first date dinner recipes!
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9. 5 Ingredients or Less Easy Dinner Recipes
If you want to keep it really simple, these 5 ingredients or less easy dinner recipes are perfect for you. And, worry not, because these easy dinner recipes are amazingly scrumptious!
10. Finger Licking Good Baked Chicken Breast Recipes
Valentine's Day dinner is a big one! So, don't settle for the ordinary basic fried chicken recipes.
Experiment and have fun with these finger-licking good baked chicken breast recipes for one unforgettable Valentine's Day dinner.
11. Healthy Casserole Recipes
Do you know what's great about casseroles? You can leave it in the oven to cook while you do other tasks, like styling your Valentine's Day table with a beautiful flower arrangement.
So if your only problem is what to put in the casserole, well feast on these healthy casserole recipes.
12. Rigatoni with Sausage, Roasted Peppers & Garlic Oil
This recipe is delightful with grated Parmesan on top. The mix of red peppers, onions, sausages, and pasta spells a classic Italian flavor explosion.
Roast them together and wait for its mouthwatering smell to fragrance your kitchen.
13. Mustard-Crusted Lamb
Wow your special someone with this delish recipe of New Zealand lamb rib roast. This gourmet lamb recipe goes along with bold and delectable flavors, such as bold broccoli rabe and spicy Dijon mustard.
These picture-perfect lamb chops will make your special dinner even more special!
14. Seared Pork Chops with Cherries and Spinach
Porkchop is a very common dish anyone can serve. This seared pork chop, however, has a touch of sophistication with spinach and cherry sauce.
Prepping this for dinner will only take a mere 15 minutes to complete!
15. Steakhouse Dinner for Couples
Looking for an indulgent steak dinner for two? Check out this tasty steakhouse recipe that includes roasted rosemary potatoes, creamed spinach, and filet mignon.
Cancel any planned reservations and cook this for your significant other at home instead.
16. Easy Meatloaf Recipe
Practically every mom has a meatloaf recipe for her family. Now, you're going to cook one, only this time, the kitchen activity will be for date night.
Enhance the taste and help retain moisture in the meat with Italian bread crumbs. The recipe creates a delightful crust baked on a broiler pan to drain the grease.
17. French Onion Soup for Date Night
Do you consider soup as a meal? I do, and I strongly recommend this date night French onion soup.
It has cheese melt, delicious bread, and caramelized onions that are simply so flavorful for you to enjoy a romantic evening of good food!
18. Spicy Tuna Stacks
Got a new date you want to impress on a weeknight dinner? This fancy-looking recipe will make your date think you're a professional chef.
It's a dynamite fresh-baked tuna dish with all kinds of flavor including red onions, cream cheese, and hot chili sesame oil.
19. Date Night Turkey Taco Bowls
Thinking about whipping a meal up quickly and easily? Free your time and craft this appetizing turkey taco bowl dish for date night.
Some lean turkey, taco flavoring, and shredded cabbage will accompany you on a fine evening of food and love in the air!
20. Mushroom Pasta Dish for Two
Food talks on a heavenly date night with delicious pasta on the table. An abundance of goat cheese, shiitake mushrooms, and farfalle pasta will take your relationship to the next level.
Don't forget the white wine to make it more romantic!
21. Shrimp Alfredo Fettuccine
This creamy Shrimp Alfredo is major comfort food. It tastes like fine dining with its absolutely flavorful sauce, but it's one of the easiest dinners you'll make.
If you're looking to skip the restaurant reservations and save some money, this is a way less expensive option. Enjoy your meal of creamy and delectable pasta on date night!
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Aren't these recipes a real treat? So my fellow homesteaders, get ready for the big night!
Plan ahead so you can offer your sweetheart an intimate meal for two and finish it with a bang with indulgent desserts and treats. Happy Valentine's Day!
So what are you having for your hot date? We’re excited to know what you have in store for a fine romantic evening! Let us know in the comments section below.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 25, 2019, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.