Valentine’s Day Menu (Dinner for Two)

In a normal year, I’d tell you to skip the Valentine’s Day pre-fixe menus but I’m going to guess that’s already the plan for most of us this year so let’s get right into the menus! I’m all about staying in, cooking dinner together and celebrating Valentine’s Day at home (preferably in pajamas)! So in an effort to help make sure everyone has an epic night, a few Valentine’s Day Menu options are below!

Menu #1 – if you guys are surf and turf lovers…

T-Bone Steak for 2, Lobster Risotto, Avocado Citrus and Fennel Salad, and a Rosé Spritz

Menu #2 – if you’re feeling a more vegetarian vibe…

Eggplant Rollatini with Parmesan Risotto and a Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad!

Eggplant Rollatini // Part of the Valentine's Day Menu from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Menu #3 – if you want to go the fish route…

Herb Crusted Roasted Salmon, Spicy Garlic Green Beans, and a Roasted Carrot Salad

Herb Crusted Salmon // Part of the Valentine's Day Menu from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Menu #4 – if you’re obsessed with pasta…

Butternut Squash Pasta (add some of these shrimp if you want), a side of sautéed Brussels Sprouts and a Farmers Market Salad.

Butternut Squash Pasta // Part of the Valentine's Day Menu from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Menu #5 and the one nearest and dearest to my heart….

Chicken Parmesan and a Green Monster Salad! Add some pasta with the chicken if you want too!

Chicken Parmesan from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

And let’s not forget desserts! You’re for sure going to need one of these:

S’more Pudding Pie – one of the very best things I’ve ever made!

S'more Pudding Pie / Desserts for Chocolate Lovers from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Caramel Brownies – super simple but SO addictive. Try stopping after just one.

Caramel Brownies / Desserts for Chocolate Lovers from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Tart – OMG. Game changer.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart / Desserts for Chocolate Lovers from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

or any of these Valentine’s Day themed desserts over here!

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14 comments

  1. Heather Christo

    YUM!!! We are totally staying home- Thomas is super lucky to be getting one of these amazing dinners!

  2. Sandy

    Which one to chose? They all look fantastic! Just bought butternut squash noodles. Can’t wait to try them.

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  5. DMG

    Those all sound great but I cook every night. We’re going out! I will definitely make the Veg menu soon.

  6. monika

    Making those brownies today and hope there are some left over for Valentines!!!

  7. Rosanna

    These V menu is fantastic!
    My husband and I love to stay home and cook together, it doesn’t matter the occasion.
    Thank you Gaby!

  8. Jan

    Most of your recipes are for families. This is a good thing BUT many singles and couples follow as well.
    When I see a 9 x 13 pan I know I need to cut it in 3rds or 4ths. I’ve see recipes that do this for you.
    Is this something you could incorporate in yours? Even 1/2?
    Jan

    • Carol

      Hi Jan,
      I wonder if you ever thought to make the entire recipe and instead of cooking it all , first divide it into 2 dishes, one to cook that day and another into maybe a disposable foil baking container you Can freeze to make later? I realize that you could not do this on every dish without taking all your freezer space but maybe on just the extra large recipes.
      Carol