Collection of over 50 popular recipes and ideas, including sides and drinks, to create the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner menu this year!
There are so many reasons to enjoy Valentine’s Day dinner at home. It saves you money, you don’t have to beat the crowd to get a dinner reservation and you get to customize a impressive dinner menu to exactly your taste and dietary preferences.
We’ve got an assortment of Main Course Ideas to build the perfect Valentine’s Day meal at home. Whether you are looking for a romantic meal for two, easy comfort food like Pasta, healthy dinner options or classic dishes for a dinner party, there are plenty of ways to make an elevated homemade Valentine’s Day dinner. We even included some Valentine’s Day Drinks to finish off a romantic, tasty meal.
So this year, skip the fancy restaurant and plan a delicious dinner for Valentine’s Day with our popular recipes below.
Table of contents
- Meat Dishes for Valentine’s Day
- Pasta Dishes for Valentine’s Day
- Healthy Valentine’s Dinner Ideas
- Valentine’s Day Dinner Party Ideas
- Valentine’s Day Drinks
Meat Dishes for Valentine’s Day
From a classic steakhouse recipe like Steak Diane to a stunning lamb dish like Braised Lamb Shanks, there is something so indulgent about melt in your mouth meat dishes. Recipes like Lamb Chops and Filet Mignon are perfect for a romantic dinner for two while Prime Rib with Herb Crust would impress any dinner guests.
Steak and Lamb
Chicken and Pork
Fish and Seafood
Pasta Dishes for Valentine’s Day
These amazing pasta dishes go perfectly as a side dish with the tender meat dishes above, but they are also filling enough to be the star on a romantic menu for two. Round out an easy, romantic tasty meal with a simple salad and some Garlic Bread.
Healthy Valentine’s Dinner Ideas
A lighter, healthy dinner recipe can still pack lots of flavor and be just as special as more indulgent dishes. You can go meat-free with Vegetarian Dishes or balance your meaty menu with lots of leafy greens. Pair Beet Salad or Garlic Kale with a simple roasted chicken dish or pork dish for a lighter, yet luxurious dinner
Vegetarian Valentine’s Recipes
Lighter Main Courses
Healthy Side Dishes
Valentine’s Day Dinner Party Ideas
For a luxurious dinner to impress your dinner guests, tender melt in your mouth meat from slowly roasted Roast Beef is a surefire winner. You can also keep it simple yet indulgent with classic pasta dishes for a crowd like our Ultimate Meat Lasagna.
Valentine’s Day Appetizers
Valentine’s Party Main Dishes
Side Dishes for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day Drinks
Pair your romantic, delicious homemade meal with a special drink to elevate your Valentine’s Day dinner menu. From ruby-red cocktails, to classic winter cocktails, to fancy flavored water, these drink recipes are perfect for any Valentine’s Day meal.