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Spending Romantic Valentine’s Day at Home? Get Delectable Lunch, Dinner Ideas

Valentine’s Day means to enjoy and have fun. If you want to express love to your special one on February 14, homemade food can be a great idea. Are you excited to know some amazing Valentine’s Day recipes for a warm lunch or dinner at home? Just continue reading!

Delicious Home-cooked Food Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Sheet-Pan Salmon With Tomato-Eggplant Compote

You can enjoy these silky and delicious salmon filets as your Valentine’s Day lunch or dinner!


1 1/2 pounds grape or cherry tomatoes,1/4 cup olive oil, Kosher salt, 4 cloves garlic, sliced, 1 pound eggplant (cut into 1/2-inch dice), 2 tablespoons chili paste, Four 6-ounce skinless salmon filets, Fresh basil leaves, torn, for garnish, Freshly ground black pepper


First, preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Bake tomatoes and garlic with olive oil and salt for 5 minutes. Then, put tomatoes and garlic aside and cook eggplant for about 20 minutes and mix with tomatoes. After that, cook salmon over medium heat for 6- 10 minutes. Transfer salmon carefully to plates. Scoop tomato-eggplant compote alongside.

Chicken Marsala

This easy recipe will need you only 15 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook only. It is a dish of golden pan-fried chicken cutlets and mushrooms in a rich Marsala wine.


1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, 3 tbsp flour, salt, black pepper, 1 tbsp olive oil, 3 tbsp butter, 1 (8-oz) package button mushrooms, 2 cloves garlic, 2/3 cup chicken broth, 2/3 cup dry Marsala wine, 2/3 cup cream


First, dush the chicken with flour, salt, and pepper, put it in a ziplock bag, and seal the bag tightly. Keep aside. Then heat the oil and 2 tbsp of the butter on medium heat. Fry the chicken until the chicken becomes golden. After that, melt the remaining tablespoon of butter in the pan, add other ingredients and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the chicken back to the pan. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the chicken is warmed through and served.

Lobster Bisque

This mouth-watering and appetizing bisque will surely give you an amazing taste can be your perfect portion for lunch or a fancy lunch or dinner for two.


One cup chicken broth, 2 onion, 2 tablespoons butter, two tbsp flour, 2 cups cream, tomato paste (2tbsp), half teaspoon salt, 1 pound lobster meat (cooked and cubed), One tbsp sauce, half teaspoon pepper


First, cook the chopped onions and ¼ cup of chicken broth for 5 -7 minutes on low heat. Then, melt the butter in a pot over medium heat and whisk in flour until the mixture becomes creamy and add the remaining chicken broth step by step. After that, add the other ingredients. Cook the mixture and remove it from heat before boiling.

Marry Me Chicken

This is such a delicious dish that after one bite you will feel the taste.


1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, 2 tablespoons butter, 3 cloves garlic, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/4 teaspoon ground thyme, 1/2 cup chicken broth, divided, 1/2 pound bacon, 1 tablespoon flour, 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup whipping cream, 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, 1 pinch red pepper flakes, salt to taste

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Romantic Valentines day dinner at home


First, melt butter in a large pot and fry garlic, oregano, and thyme for 30 seconds. Then add the chicken and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. After that, add in 1/4 cup of chicken broth and bake for 15 minutes. When the chicken is cooked, transfer it onto a plate and keep warm. Make the pasta sauce with the given ingredients and mix together the sauce and pasta well. Top with chicken and bacon. Ready to serve!

Homemade Mushroom Tortellini

You cannot but try this delicate, flavorful mushroom tortellini recipe at home as your cozy Valentine’s Day lunch or dinner!


5 ounces shiitake mushrooms, 5 ounces cremini mushrooms, 5 ounces oyster mushrooms, 2 1/2 tablespoons butter, 2 small shallots, 3 medium cloves garlic, 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, 3/4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese, 1 recipe Classic fresh egg pasta dough, A few tablespoons olive oil or brown butter for serving


First, cut mushrooms into small pieces. Then melt butter and cook mushrooms for 3 to 5 minutes. After that, add shallots, garlic, and thyme and season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking until the mixture is dry and Worcestershire sauce. Then, blend until smooth. Transfer to a plate and spread into a thin layer, put in the refrigerator to cool. Divide dough into four even sections and give them tortellini shape transferred to a zipper-lock freezer bag for up to 2 weeks at this point. Cook tortellini in salted boiling water for 4 minutes. Serve!

Hearty Vegetable Lasagna

This very hearty, vegetable lasagna is a type of pasta that is wide. You will love and enjoy it as a delicious dish.


16-ounce lasagna noodles, 1 pound Mushrooms, ¾ cup onion, 3 cloves garlic, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 26 ounce jars of pasta sauce. 15-ounce cheese, 2 eggs, ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cook the noodles in a large boiling water pot for 10 minutes. Cook and stir green peppers, mushrooms, onion, and garlic in oil in a large saucepan. Blend pasta sauce and basil and bring to a boil. Mix ricotta, 2 cups mozzarella cheese, and eggs together. Repeat layering and top with the remaining 2 cups of mozzarella cheese. Bake barred for 40 minutes. Let remain 15 minutes before serving.

Valentine Chocolate Soufflé with Mocha Sauce

Have a fun Valentine’s Day project out of this recipe for dark chocolate souffle drizzled with an astounding mocha sauce.


2 tablespoons butter, 3 teaspoons cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons flour, ¼ cup sugar, one-fourth teaspoon fine salt, ¼ teaspoon cornstarch, 1 large egg, 3 tablespoons cream, 2 tablespoons milk, 2 square bittersweet chocolate, 2 squares of chocolate, 3 egg whites


First, preheat the oven. Secondly, make a smooth paste form with ¼ cup sugar, salt, egg, and egg yolk. Then mix chocolate and remaining cocoa powder and give heat. Slowly add the hot chocolate into the flour-egg mixture. After that, bake souffles in the preheated oven. Make mocha sauce while scuffles are baking. Cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Bottom Line

Without homemade recipes how is it possible to make fun! You can make your Valentine’s Day gorgeous with some luxurious home-cooked dishes. For Valentine’s day lunch or dinner we have suggested some yummy and healthy recipes. It will certainly make your day special as nothing says love quite like a home-cooked meal.

Source: United News of Bangladesh