Onglet steak on plate next to pots of potato chips

Easy Valentine’s Day recipes

31 Recipes

Our easy Valentine's Day recipes are perfect for building a delicious, romantic menu. From steak to seafood, we have plenty of ideas for serving up something special.

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Also known as hanger steak, this cut packs a lot of flavour and is best cooked rare to keep it tender - a succulent supper for two

50 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bake our easy jam tarts and they'll instantly become a family favourite – plus, you can make them in less than half-an-hour if you use ready-made pastry.

43 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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This chocolate pudding is the perfect balance of richness and textures. It's easy, yet impressive and you can even make it ahead before your guests arrive

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Indulge in chocolate-dipped strawberries for dessert or as part of a romantic picnic. Drizzle over milk and white chocolate for the wow factor

24 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
108 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy yet impressive recipe makes a stylish main course for a special occasion

35 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Steak and chips is an unbeatable main course. Try this juicy rib-eye for two with our tangy gherkin ketchup and red wine and pastrami sauce

50 mins
Easy
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Combine creamy goat's cheese, crisp apple and earthy beetroot for a simple salad that's bursting with flavour and colour – and it looks impressive plated up

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

For a special supper, try this classic American cut from the sirloin. The steak has a T-shaped bone with meat on each side, perfect for sharing

17 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The dryness of your chosen fizz works well with the delicate sweetness of this impressive posset

15 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Deep-frying with a difference, try this super easy method for crisp, chunky chips - you'll never look back

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try French toast with a twist. Use spelt or wholemeal bread and top with light, citrus cottage cheese and fresh fruit

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This recipe is based on the southern Japanese dish tataki, which means 'hit into pieces'. Serve with our spicy soy dressing and wasabi-laced soured cream for an extra hit of heat 

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple chilled Prosecco cocktail made with fresh juice and rosewater

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
40 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Reader Jessica Creed shares her showy, no-fail chocolate dessert - it's perfect for entertaining

35 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Truffle oil adds a bit of luxury, or leave it out for a simple supper on a winter's night

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
8 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This impressive looking salted caramel dessert is fit for a dinner party table, uses storecupboard ingredients and is ready in under half an hour

25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This easy seafood linguine is the perfect dish to celebrate the start of the weekend. Who could resist clams, kale and an indulgent white wine sauce?

20 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Choose fat scallops for this speedy but smart pasta recipe- the ham wrappers will protect the tender shellfish and give an extra savoury hit

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A loving spoonful in the form of delicious heart-shaped French toasts with a sweet chocolatey filling

10 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's stunning seafood starter is guaranteed to impress at any dinner party - layer with beetroot, orange and tangy horseradish cream

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Langoustines, or Dublin Bay prawns, make a great starter. You can make this ahead for a fuss-free seafood feast

20 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

British mussels are cheap, sustainable and surprisingly simple to cook. Follow Mary Cadogan’s step-by-step guide to preparing mussels

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine pork belly, black pudding and bacon lardons in this Spanish rice dish. Meaty and filling, it feeds eight with little effort and is perfect for a cold night

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Give the Sunday roast a new look with hasselback potatoes and smoky, charred seafood, all cooked in one pan. Serve with bread for mopping up the buttery juices

1 hr
Easy
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