Skip the crowd and spoil your special someone in your life with these romantic dinner recipes. These stay in date night recipes are great for sneaking in a date after the kids go to bed too!
Sometimes going out to eat is in high order. Fancy restaurant and someone else doing the dishes is something I will never turn down. But we try to make date night happen once a week which means we would be spending all of our paycheck on dates if we went out every Tuesday! So we cook a ton of our date night meals at home. These are a few romantic dinner recipes that we love for weekly date night or a special night like Valentine’s Day or anniversaries!
1. One Pan Creamy Chicken Marsala with Pasta
This dish legitimately could make someone fall in love with you. Chicken thighs are folded over creamy cheese and seared on all sides. Then it is simmered gently with mushrooms, onions and marsala wine for the perfect creamy sauce. Get the full one pan stuffed chicken marsala recipe here
2. Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Sticky Honey Garlic Sauce
Charm your sweetie with these wonderful sweet sticky and tangy chicken dipped in a creamy ranch sauce. Get the oven baked chicken wings recipe here
3. Beer Cheese Fondue with Roasted Veggies
Beer cheese fondue is the perfect date night idea! Roast a ton of veggies, chop up some bread and whisk together this easy cheese sauce.
Get the beer cheese fondue recipe here.
4. Engagement Pasta
This is really breath taking engagement pasta and I’d say yes to this pasta any night of the week! A wonderful blend of creamy rosemary sauce with delicious chucks of chicken and fresh mushrooms. Get the full recipe here.
5. Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef
My mouth is watering just looking at this awesome combination of juicy beef and roasted garlic and rosemary goodness. This romantic dinner recipe has very little prep and is ready in 45 minutes. Get the full rosemary and garlic beef roast recipe here
6. Fresh Chickpea Pappardelle with Buttered Chantereles, Thyme, and Wine (Gluten-Free)
This gorgeous homemade gluten-free and vegetarian pasta dish is amazingly made from a chickpea flour base! Get the full recipe here
7. Slight Fear of Commitment Roasted Chicken Recipe
Lets say the relationship is new and you still want a stay in date night, this chicken recipe may help take the pressure off. Get the full roasted chicken recipe here
8. Beer and Honey Roasted Chicken Thighs
Talk about amazing flavors and with an easy 5 minute prep beer and honey roasted chicken thighs are sure to disappear quickly. Get the full beer and honey roasted chicken thighs recipe here
9. Salmon Alfredo Pasta Recipe
Make this thick and creamy salmon Alfredo pasta with the simple steps and achieve restaurant quality creamy pasta sauce. Get the full salmon Alfredo pasta recipe here
9. Roasted Heart Potatoes Recipe
A side dish of cuteness is the perfect romantic dinner recipe to melt away your sweeties hunger and warm their bellies with these potatoes hearts. Get the full roasted heart potatoes recipe here
10. Creamy Ricotta and Tomato Sausage Lasagna Recipe
I love lasagna anytime any place and I will love you if you make me some. These individual serving sizes look perfect for a special date night! Get the full creamy ricotta and tomato sausage lasagna recipe here
11. Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef and Spaghetti Squash Noodle Bowls with Peanut Sauce Recipe
Hello gorgeous. I am obsessed with all vietnamese food and peanut sauce so this combination sounds heavenly! Get the full recipe here
12. Almond Milk Chicken Recipe
This dish is delicious, easy and completely dairy and gluten free in case you need to meet a special dietary needs! Get the full almond milk chicken recipe here
13. Rosemary Pork Chops Recipe (How to grill Pork Chops)
Want something perfect to throw on the grill? This is just right for a special dinner!
Get the full rosemary pork chops recipe here
14. Slow Cooker Beef Tortas (Video) Recipe
These mexican sandwiches have gotten down sized to the perfect appetizer or serve a few per person for a hearty meal. Get the full slow cooker beef tortas (video) recipe here
Drinks, Appetizers & Desserts
15. Pomosa Recipe
Such a treat to go along as a perfect compliment to any meal! An all natural way to enjoy a delicious cocktail made from only two ingredients. Get the full pomosa recipe here
16. Salted Dark Chocolate Caramel Tart Recipe
This salted dark chocolate caramel tart is a velvety sweet treat offset with crunchy sea salt! It also can be made ahead up to 3 days early for easy entertaining.
Get the full salted dark chocolate caramel tart recipe here
17. Maple Cranberry Pecan Pie Recipe
Maple cranberry pecan pie has subtle lingering of sweet maple followed immediately by a ping from the tangy cranberries. Get the full recipe maple cranberry pecan pie recipe here
18. Chocolate Stout Brownies Recipe
These are the prefect treats for the beer lover in your life! Get the full chocolate stout brownies recipe here
19. Easiest Chocolate Pie Recipe (Gluten-free)
This beautiful and scrumptious tiny chocolate pie is perfect for two! The silky chocolate pie is made with only 4 ingredients including the crispy coconut crust making it gluten-free too.
Get the full easiest chocolate pie recipe here
20. Heart Shaped Cookies Recipe
Proposing this year? This is the recipe you need! No fancy decorating, just a brownie pan and a heart shaped cutter plus all kinds of tips for beginner bakers! Get the full heart shaped cookies recipe here
21. Eston Mess Recipe
If your rushed or happened to let the dessert part of the menu slip, no fear these are amazingly easy and tasty. Get the full eton mess recipe here
22. Easy Crusty French Bread Recipe
Don’t forget the bread! This recipe is perfect to impress that certain someone in your life.
Get the full easy crusty french bread recipe here
23. Roasted Beet Hummus (Video) Recipe
This is an awesome appetizer to make, it’s super easy and quick to make too! Perfect red shade too for Valentine’s Day!
Get the full roasted beet hummus (video) recipe here
24. Pumpkin Flatbread with Gruyere Crispy Sage (Gluten-Free) Recipe
This gluten-free crust recipe paired with tender squash, onion, garlic, and fried sage makes an addicting cheesy-crack snack. Get the full recipe here
25. Jalapeno Popper Turnovers Recipe
These flaky pastries are filled with bacon, jalapeños, cheese, cream cheese and roasted garlic hummus.
Get the full jalapeño popper turnover recipe here