Sirloin steak with chips on plate

Quick Valentine's Day recipes

20 Recipes

Spend less time in the kitchen with our quick Valentine's Day recipes. Try our speedy ideas for mains and desserts and whip up a delicious, romantic meal in 20 minutes or less. 

Simple sirloin steak

5

(3 ratings)

Master the art of cooking the perfect sirloin steak for truly tender meat and you'll never look back. Serve with chunky chips and salad for a weekend treat...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Smoked salmon scramble croissants

4

(1 rating)

Transform a shop-bought croissant into something extra special with smoked salmon, creamy scrambled egg and chives, for a quick and easy brunch or lunch
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Blackberry & lemon fool

0

(0 ratings)

Create this delicious pudding in just 10 minutes, then pop it in the fridge. Serve in glasses and garnish with fresh blackberries for an elegant summer dessert
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sea bass & artichoke salad

4.5

(2 ratings)

Serve this sea bass, couscous and artichoke salad with fresh herbs and lemon as a quick and easy supper for two. It takes just 20 minutes from prep to plate
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Gnocchi with herb sauce

5

(2 ratings)

Rustle up this gnocchi with anchovies and herb sauce in just 10 minutes. If you don’t like anchovies, or want to make this dish vegan, simply omit them from the sauce...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Fast truffle fudge

5

(1 rating)

Make our truffle fudge in mere minutes and box it up with pretty tissue paper for the perfect homemade gift. It uses just four ingredients and very little effort
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy prawn noodle salad

0

(0 ratings)

Looking for an easy midweek meal that's low in fat and calories? Save time in the kitchen with this Thai prawn noodle salad which takes 5 minutes to cook...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Asparagus, chilli & feta farfalle

4.5

(8 ratings)

A simple, budget pasta dish with a touch of chilli, squeeze of lemon and fresh basil. Add a drizzle of oil and sprinkling of feta cheese to serve
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chorizo & chilli pepper pasta

4.833335

(12 ratings)

Pickled chilli peppers, spicy chorizo and sweet cherry tomatoes make up this simple and quick pasta dish. Ideal for an easy midweek meal for two
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Spicy clam & kale linguine

5

(1 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

Gnocchi with mushrooms & blue cheese

3.96104

(77 ratings)

Soft, creamy goat's cheese or a deliciously strong blue cheese both work well in this easy veggie supper that's on the table in just 20 minutes...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Marmite & pancetta spaghetti

4.588235

(17 ratings)

Trust us when we say it works! Even Marmite haters will love this umami pasta dish with crispy Italian bacon
  • 17 mins
  • Easy

Quick & easy tiramisu

5

(5 ratings)

Condensed milk is the secret to this super snappy Italian dessert. Coffee and chocolate are a classic combo, simply layer them up and enjoy
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ravioli with artichokes, leek & lemon

5

(8 ratings)

Fresh stuffed pasta makes a great base for a speedy Italian-inspired supper - mix with marinated artichokes and a creamy lemon sauce
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Artichoke & pecorino bruschetta

4.5

(2 ratings)

These simple and speedy antipasti-friendly toasts are perfect for when you want to spend less time in the kitchen and more with your guest
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Marinated bavette steak

5

(12 ratings)

James Martin's cost-conscious cut of beef has heaps of flavour and stays moist from the marinade...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
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