Instead of taking your significant other out for dinner and a movie, try making a sensual dinner at home for date-night. By treating your beloved to a decadent dinner at home, it’ll spice up your date-night and make for a fun and romantic evening. You can also indulge in some sweet treats afterwards. Keep reading to learn about 10 Romantic Recipes When You’re Cooking for Two.
Looking for a delicious, super-simple dinner recipe? Well this is surely it. With it’s mouth-watering garlic shrimp and pasta of choice, your partner will definitely be asking for seconds. The lemon juice and lemon zest gives this dish an added freshness and depth. This date night special will leave you both wanting more.
Pan Seared Filet Mignon with Mushroom Red Wine Sauce
This timeless beef tenderloin recipe screams romantic. To add more richness to your filet, garnish it with crumbled blue cheese and for a side, buttered asparagus. Not a fan? Try a medley of roasted vegetables for a delicious and hearty meal.
Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken
There are two reasons why this is a perfect romantic meal. Firstly, the creamy garlic sauce with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes make this a restaurant quality dinner. And second, it’s only a 30-minute recipe. Try pairing it with your favorite glass of red wine.
Skillet Pork Chops in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce
I can’t think of any other way to show your partner you care, then with this enticing pork chop recipe. Nothings better than a quick meal that doesn’t require a plethora of dirty dishes afterwards. In just 30 minutes, and with one pan this recipe is perfect to serve at special dinner parties.
Balsamic Glazed Salmon
There is something beautiful and romantic about a perfectly seasoned glazed salmon. Get ready to earn some serious brownie points with this recipe. This healthy baked salmon is perfect for Valentine’s Day, try serving with roasted brussel sprouts. It’ll leave your Valentine swooning.
Hearty Vegetable Lasagna
Wanting to spice up your date night? Try out this hands-on vegetable lasagna recipe to make your romantic dinner that much more fun. If you’re not a mushroom fan like myself try substituting it for eggplant.
Lentil Meatballs in a Lemon Pesto Sauce
These lentil “meatballs” will become a staple in your kitchen for years to come. Perfect for lunch or dinner, these meatballs are light and fresh, making you feel good bite after bite. If you’re looking for a Lady and the Tramp moment with your special one, substitute the pesto for marinara sauce and pair with angel hair pasta.
Chili Roasted Tofu with Pomegranate Relish
The flavor combinations of mint, pomegranate, tangerine, chili and maple syrup will leave speechless. Perfect for your vegetarian spouse, this romantic meal recipe can be made for your go-to fall dinners. If pomegranate isn’t in season, no worries. Check your local market for frozen pomegranate seeds. Serve with quinoa or fresh greens.
Risotto with Leeks, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Truffles
A tablespoon of the white truffle oil gives this risotto an earthy mushroom flavor that everyone knows and loves. Perfect for any romantic dinner at home, the truffle oil acts like an aphrodisiac, one whiff and you’re in heaven. Don’t pass up this gourmet recipe, it’ll leave you wanting more.
Pasta with Fennel, Arugula and Lemon
Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with this super easy pasta recipe. There is nothing complicated with this recipe, as it only takes about 20 minutes to whip up. No need to go to an expensive restaurant with long wait times, you can make this meal at home. This simplistic recipe is perfect for a romantic dinner for two.
Don’t let the stress of an elegant restaurant get you down. These 10 Romantic Meal Recipes for Two will leave you and your beloved wanting to stay in and cook all weekend long. Comment below to let us know which recipe is your favorite.