Valentine’s Day is approaching and if you’re anything like me, you have one question on your mind. What should we make for dinner? Whether you’re making a romantic meal for two, or a cozy family dinner, here are some of the best recipes to make for a Valentine’s Day Dinner!
Perfectly Portioned Recipes for Two People
One Pan Garlic Butter Salmon with Asparagus and Potatoes – Easy and incredibly delicious! Plus, did I mention – GARLIC BUTTER. And, there’s veggies. So, a pretty balanced meal if you ask me.
Roasted Tomato, Corn, and Zucchini Flatbread Pizza – Easy to make and so incredibly delicious! Swap out the suggested toppings for any of your favorites. Makes 8 small slices, so it’s perfect for 2 people – you might even have a few pieces leftover for lunch the next day!
Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos for Two – Fun to make! The potato chips are homemade (baked) and the toppings are totally up to you! There’s even a homemade cheese sauce, if you want to take it that far – if not, just sprinkle your favorite store bought queso on top!
How to Make the Perfect Cheese Board – Perfect for a romantic date night! You can easily put together the perfect cheese board – and you can tweak it to feed just two or a whole family.
Easiest Soft Pretzels, Two Ways – Made super easy with pre-made dough! The recipe can easily be adjusted to make as many or as few as you want. Enjoy both sweet cinnamon sugar pretzels with cream cheese dip and savory salted pretzels with a sharp cheddar dip.
Winter Salad with Pears and Pomegranates – Comes together in 10 minutes! Made with arugula, spinach, pears, clementine oranges, pomegranates, feta, walnuts and a simple dressing that takes the whole thing over the top!
Mixed Vegetable Galette – Because sometimes you want to eat healthy but not have it be totally boring! This galette is perfect for that – loaded with veggies and a healthy dose of cheese, wrapped up in a whole wheat pie crust.
Homemade Naan – Fun to make if it’s warmer where you are – this recipe calls for a grill! It’s un-fussy and completely worth the effort – the result is utterly delicious.
Grilled Flatbread Pizzas – Use the homemade naan (above) and top with your favorite toppings! Can easily be made vegetarian or non-vegetarian. One of the best types of pizza I’ve ever had!
Chicken Wild Rice Soup – A classic! One of my husband’s FAVORITE meals. Pair with a glass of wine and a slice of crusty bread for a simple yet romantic meal.
Chicken Gnocchi Soup – Is there anything better than a pot of creamy chicken gnocchi soup? This stuff is the real deal! As always, make sure to grab some bread for dunking.
Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Crusty No Knead Bread – You can tell I love the bread + soup combos by now – this recipe even includes a super simple bread recipe that you CAN pull off! The broccoli cheddar soup is delicious, tastes just like Panera’s, and I even went as far as to add BACON. Yes, this is real life.
A Better Way to Make Grilled Cheese + The Best Tomato Soup Ever – The tomato soup recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks – The Pretty Dish! (That would make a great Valentine’s gift, just saying.) You must pair tomato soup with grilled cheese! It’s a little more of a laid back meal but it’s still delicious enough to make the cut for Valentine’s Day.
Braised Beef with Tomatoes and Gnocchi – My favorite, favorite, favorite recipe of all time. Tender beef, juicy saucy tomatoes, pillowy gnocchi, and a heavy dusting of parmesan. LOVE at first bite. It has all the marks of a romantic meal, but good news – it’s astoundingly simple to make!
Cozy Chicken Pot Pie – Cozy, and conveniently portioned into individual serving sizes. You can also serve in one big pot. The topping is made with zero effort at all – we’re using store bought puff pastry!
Perfect Quiche – Breakfast for dinner is always a good idea! This is one of my all-time favorite breakfasts – it’s savory, filling, and oh-so delicious.
Gnocchi Bacon Mac ‘n Cheese – Not the fanciest meal ever but SO good! Creamy cheese sauce coats soft pillowy gnocchi and the whole thing is finished off with bacon, of course.
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