Forget about the reservation headache, the crowded restaurants and overpriced food this Valentine's Day. Instead, opt for a romantic night at home. Making dinner together is way better than any overcrowded restaurant fiasco. These 15 recipes provide fine dining cuisine but with way less effort. You'll love them!
Steak With Wine Sauce And Potato Gratin
Guys love their steak, so this dish will make for the perfect Valentine's Day date. The steak is packed with many flavors and a side of potatoes make this dish excellent. All you need is a nice glass of wine on the side. Find the recipe here.
Asparagus And Lemon Risotto
While a big burger and a plate of wings may be his favorite, those certainly aren't Valentine's date foods. This risotto is packed full of flavors and it will definitely add a little bit of class to your dinner. Find the recipe here.
Ham And Sage Stuffed Chicken With Broccoli
This stuffed chicken is literally packed full of flavor. Each breast is filled with ham, sage and breading for a meal that will satisfy your tastebuds and have your date falling in love with you. Pair with a side of broccoli for a complete meal. Find the recipe here.
Spicy Clams With Spaghetti
If your date loves seafood, you need to make this spaghetti dish. The pasta is covered in white wine sauce then finished off with clams and red pepper flakes for a little extra punch of flavor. You'll feel like you're dining at a fine Italian restaurant with this recipe. Find the recipe here.
Chicken piccata is another classic meal your loved one will definitely enjoy. These pan-fried chicken breasts are served with a lemon caper sauce for the perfect combination of flavors. Find the recipe here.
This tilapia is coated and crusted with coconut shavings and topped with an even more unique flavor, pomegranate salsa. Not only does the salsa have pomegranate, it's mixed with lime juice, orange juice and fresh cilantro. Talk about a mouthful of flavors. Find the recipe here.
Chicken parmesan is a classic date night dish. The chicken and sauce can even be made ahead of time, so when you're ready to make your Valentine's meal, it's a quick assembly. Your date will love this hearty plate of Italian cuisine. Find the recipe here.
Classic Pot Roast For The Slow Cooker
This meal will make him think you spent all day in the kitchen. But did you? Not at all. Paired with carrots and potatoes you have the perfect, simple comfort food meal. And you can't go wrong with that. Find the recipe here.
Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Pulled pork sandwiches are a laid-back way to serve up dinner for your loved one on Valentine's Day. Not all dates need a classy entree. Sometimes you just crave a meal that's as delicious as it is messy. Pile the pulled pork high on a bun with coleslaw for a hearty sandwich. Find the recipe here.
Roasted Salmon With Crispy Poatoes
Roasted salmon is super easy to make and will leave your date thinking you're a master chef. Plus you can't go wrong when it's paired with crispy potatoes. Find the recipe here.
Chicken And Artichoke Lasagna
This unique take on a typical red sauce lasagna is a delicious treat for your Valentine's date. The chicken and artichokes add a different, yet delicious flavor to the lasagna you know and love. Find the recipe here.
Skillet Pizza With Eggplant And Greens
What guy doesn't love pizza? This dish classes up the typical delivery pizza for a perfect Valentine's Day date. Pair this pizza with his favorite movie and you'll surely win over his heart. Find the recipe here.
Steak With Sweet Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes
Another steak recipe your date is bound to love is this steak that's topped with sweet balsamic roasted cherry tomatoes. The balsamic vinegar and basil add an excellent source of flavor. Pan searing the steaks is a quick and easy way to get meat that's perfectly cooked in no time. Find the recipe here.
Lemon And Asparagus Pasta
There's no need to make a bland and boring dish just because your date is vegan. This vegan pasta dish is colorful, flavorful and will surely impress your date. The citrusy flavor of the lemon sure packs a punch in this recipe. Find the recipe here.
Finish off the perfect home cooked meal with a batch of homemade brownies. You'll surely satisfy your date's sweet tooth with this brownie recipe. They're fudgy, gooey and everything you could want in a brownie. Find the recipe here.