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. 

5 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star 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
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7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Cook up this quick cauliflower soup for a light and tasty meal when you're short of time. Top with crispy chorizo, parsley and croutons

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
2 ratings 2.7 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
30 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Silky smooth chocolate ganache, with crisp ciabatta toasts and a sprinkle of sea salt makes for a quick, chic, ultra-indulgent dinner party dessert

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
141 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
27 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

17 mins
Easy
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Chilli, fennel seeds and smoked paprika add warmth and flavour to a rich tomato sauce, served with seafood in this quick pasta dish

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's cost-conscious cut of beef has heaps of flavour and stays moist from the marinade

20 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Steak Argentinian style with a slightly sharp herby sauce

25 mins
Easy
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