How to create a quick & easy Valentine's Day menu

Don't let the idea of a romantic meal stress you out - our Valentine's Day recipe ideas are quick, easy and stylish.

Mussels with cider, spring onions and cream

Think it takes too much fuss and fanfare to create a stylish Valentine's meal? It doesn't have to. Try these quick, easy dishes, and save your time and energy for the sweet talk.

Simple starters

Parma ham and artichoke dipThis Easy mezze is fast, fabulous and ideal for sharing.

Or try...

Prawn & chorizo skewers with gremolata 
DIY British beef crostini
Pea & broad bean houmous with goat’s cheese & sourdough
Salt & pepper squid
Warm mackerel & beetroot salad

Easy mains

Bavette steakJames Martin's super speedy marinated bavette steak has heaps of flavour and stays moist from the marinade.

Or try...

Baked sea bass with lemon caper dressing
Salmon & broccoli cakes with watercress, avocado & tomato salad
Stuffed chicken with lemon, capers & chilli
Spaghetti with Spanish flavours
Steamed mussels with cider, spring onions & cream

Easy peasy puddings

Chocolate and berry mousse potsNot only super quick but super healthy too! These chocolate & berry mousse pots tick all the boxes...

Or try...

Chocolate & coffee truffle pots
Pineapple sorbet with fresh mango
Almond & apricot trifles
Pink grapefruit, raspberry & mint jellies
Chocolate & raspberry pots

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