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Dinner Recipes for Date Night at Home

In Food & Drink by xponent21

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! Do you have your evening plans yet? If you and your partner want to do something special, but can’t seem to get a reservation anywhere, why not try a date night at home? Staying in and making a fancy meal together will add a twist of fun to the romantic evening. Check out these dinner recipes for date night at home so that you and your special someone can enjoy a charming night in.

Homemade Tortellini

Nothing says bonding like making your own pasta together. This hands-on activity will make your Valentine’s dinner one to remember! Open a bottle of wine and get to work in the kitchen! Once you complete the tortellini, top it off with your favorite sauce. After your hard work, there will be a delightful Italian dish to enjoy. You’ll feel like a pasta making pro after this recipe by The Kitchn!

homemade tortellini
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Ahi Poke Bowls

This recipe for Ahi Poke Bowls by Cooking and Beer is a fun and unique dish to whip up at home with your partner. Not only is the outcome delicious, but it is relatively easy to make and good for you too! The recipe calls for zucchini ribbons, edamame, and carrots, but you can use any topping you would like. Top it off with sesame ginger vinaigrette, and pair it with a light beer. The chef recommends a pilsner!

ahi tuna bowls
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Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Orange Ginger Sauce

Full of flavor and easy to make, this recipe for Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps by Kristine’s Kitchen is the perfect date night food. Made it just 30 minutes, there’s plenty of time to spend together after whipping up this flavorful meal. If you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen, but want to enjoy a delectable dish, this is the recipe for you.

lettuce wraps with chicken
Image from Kristine’s Kitchen

Skillet Chicken Parmesan

The ideal recipe for a chilly night, this Skillet Chicken Parmesan by Wry Toast will hit the spot. Additionally, instead of a heavy, fried piece of chicken, this recipe half-fries and half-bakes it so that you don’t experience nearly as much guilt when you eat a serving! Fresh mozzarella and homemade sauce make this mouth-watering recipe complete. You and your partner will enjoy making and eating this tasty dish.

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Image from Wry Toast

Spending an evening in and whipping up a gourmet meal with your special someone makes for a fun and unique date night. This Valentine’s Day, skip the craziness of local restaurants! Try making these dinner recipes for date night at home.

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