Whether you’re looking for something fancy, fun, or simple, here are 20 date night recipes to get you started.
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While Rich and I love going out, it’s not always an option. Sometimes it’s finding a sitter, other times it’s just that we don’t want to deal with the hassle of getting ready and leaving the house! We’ve gotten into the habit of doing fun date nights at home after the kids are in bed. Sometimes we make dinner together, other times it’s just dessert or drinks. To help you do the same, I’ve compiled a list of 20 date night recipes to fit whatever you’re feeling! Fancy or simple, I’ve got a recipe for you.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do you make a date night at home?
Tailor it for you and your partner, but just do things together! Whether that means you make a meal together, watch a movie while having a picnic on the floor, try a new activity. Just have fun with it!
What is your go-to dinner recipe for a date night?
Beef bourguignon is a warm and comforting French stew made with large chunks of beef and vegetables that are stewed in red wine, beef broth, and herbs. The ultimate crowd-pleaser, this make-ahead dish is ideal for entertaining.
This flavor-packed seafood recipe is made with salmon sautéed with garlic, onion, white wine and tomatoes. Ready in under 20 minutes, this salmon recipe is ideal for busy weeknights but elegant enough to serve company.
This hearty and comforting beef bolognese recipe is made with ground sirloin, fragrant aromatics, carrots and red wine. Always a family favorite, this easy pasta sauce is ideal for prepping ahead or freezing for later!