These romantic dinner recipes are sure to inspire you. Whether you are planning a gourmet evening at home or a casual patio date for two, you are sure to find some ideas for a fabulously romantic dinner for two. Check out these delicious recipe ideas that are perfect to share with your sweetheart.
20 Romantic Dinner Recipes
Chicken and Asparagus Crepes:
There is something about crepes that is so intimate and romantic. Maybe it’s because they take a little extra time to put together? But it’s worth it when you only have to make enough for two!
Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes:
Crab cakes are a perfect recipe to make for two. One for him, one for you, and who knows? Maybe you’ll share one.
Balsamic Braised Beef Short Ribs:
Here’s a melt in your mouth and flavor packed recipe, perfect for warming up your man’s heart.
Filet Mignon with Tarragon Mushrooms:
Mmmmm… Filet mignon. It even sounds romantic when you say it!
Balsamic Chicken with Mozzarella:
Garnished and drizzled with rich and dreamy balsamic glaze! Perfection in each bite!
Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken:
Do you have a busy work day planned before your romantic dinner? No problem! Set this asian-inspired dish on early and forget about it until dinner time.
Honey-Lime Chicken Skewers:
Mix up a simple marinade early in the day, and all you have to do at dinner is throw it on the grille and enjoy it on the patio together. Easy peasy!
What a cute idea! These lasagna cupcakes have layers of meat, three types of cheeses and pasta all wrapped up in a miniature bundle.
Fancy Latkes with Caviar:
This is probably not going to appeal to everyone, but if you love caviar, you will love this recipe. Now, if only I could get my husband to enjoy caviar too…
Curried Coconut Chicken for Two:
I love recipes that make a perfect amount for two. And with the coconut and curry flavour combination, this one looks delicious to share with your sweetie!
Creamy Lobster Bisque:
Doesn’t this look divine? It’s kind of hard to make soup romantic, but when you add lobster, you can pretty much make anything romantic!
Orange Soy Glazed Scallops:
Scallops have a great reputation as a food for romance. Maybe it’s because they are special and most of us only eat them at restaurants… maybe when we are on dates? I love anything that makes me feel like I’m at a restaurant.
Lobster tail salad with truffle oil:
Truffle oil = delicious.
Put them together and you have an amazingly gourmet flavour combination that will make you crave more.
Teriyaki Shish Kabobs:
This is another one of those meals that you really don’t want to be making for a large crowd. A candle lit dinner for two on the patio is a perfect setting for a few shish kabobs.
Roasted Rack of Lamb with Pomegranate and Fresh Savory:
Some romantic dinner recipes take a little tender love and care to put together. This is no exception. A little bit of hard work will definitely pay off!
Pan-Seared Scallops on Linguine with Tomato-Cream Sauce:
Or, you can add scallops to pasta for a creamy and delicious dinner that you won’t have to slave over in the kitchen for hours.
Chipotle Lime Grilled Shrimp:
The shrimp is marinated in a simple mixture of smoky and spicy chipotle chilies and sour lime juice along with a touch of garlic before quickly grilling it to perfection.
Southwest Style Stuffed Peppers:
The key to a romantic dinner is presentation. Anything that looks beautiful on a plate will make for a beautiful romantic dinner.
Tuscan Pasta With Tomato-Basil Cream:
This elegant pasta dinner will have your sweetheart thinking you worked in the kitchen all day long.