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14 Swoon-Worthy Date Night Recipes

It's date night! ♡ And sometimes you just want to stay in. Here are all our best date night recipes that are just a *little* more special than the usual (and yummy + homemade to boot). Pasta, chicken, desserts, drinks and more!

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu in a bowl.

Slow Cooker Beef Ragu with Pappardelle

We’re making this cozy, comforting Beef Ragu with Pappardelle! Steak is braised in the crockpot for hours with garlic, tomatoes, veggies, and herbs, then shredded and piled high on pappardelle with Parm cheese.

Date Night Rigatoni with Sausage and Kale

AMAZING rigatoni with sausage, kale, tomato cream sauce, Parmesan, and red pepper flakes! Perfect for date night!

Short Rib Ragu in bowls with fork.

Instant Pot Short Rib Ragu

Ready in an hour. AMAZING on gnocchi, pasta, polenta, rice, potatoes, and more.

Raspberry Crumble in a bowl with a spoon.

Two Person Raspberry Crumbles

The BEST easy summer dessert – for two! A layer of oat-brown-sugar crust, juicy, sticky, bubbly raspberries, and topped with a buttery crumble that’s baked to perfection.

Oven Risotto with Garlic Roasted Mushrooms and Arugula

The best easy risotto – made in the oven! Served up with some garlic roasted mushrooms and a lemony arugula salad. YUM!

Mushroom Fettuccine on plate with fork.

Date Night Mushroom Fettuccine

This fettuccine is elegant and luscious and FIVE INGREDIENT EASY!

Bacon wrapped dates on a plate with toothpicks in the dates

Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese

A simple 3-ingredient appetizer that will blow you away! Enjoy with a crowd of friends!

Salted Caramel Brownies

These brownies are incredible! ♡ Thick, dense, fudgy brownies stuffed with homemade salted caramel. HEAVEN.

Coconut Curry Ramen

Ramen with a creamy golden broth, pan-fried vegetables, cubes of golden brown tofu, and steamy delicious ramen noodles.

Grapefruit Mojito for Two

Grapefruit Mojitos for Two

The perfect recipe for two! Grapefruit juice, lime juice, honey, mint leaves, white rum, and sparkling water. Naturally sweet and pink!

Baked salmon with lentils, green beans, and sauerkraut in bowl.

Perfect Baked Salmon with Lentils and Lemon Herb Sauce

This baked salmon is super healthy, high protein, and bakes all in one big easy dish. This stuff is SO DELICIOUS!

Skillet Chicken with Bacon and White Wine Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Bacon and White Wine Sauce

This simple crowd-pleasing recipe goes perfectly with warm bread and a green salad!

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie with Caramel and Sea Salt in a skillet.

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie with Caramel and Sea Salt

This deep dish cookie is stuffed with a layer of gooey caramel and sprinkled with sea salt. Simple and over-the-top delicious.

Date Night Mushroom Pasta with Goat Cheese

Date Night Mushroom Pasta with Goat Cheese

Pasta forever! Mushroom pasta swimming in a white wine, garlic, and cream sauce. Perfect for a date night in!

One More Thing!

Looking for even more extra special dishes? Check out a list of all of our pasta recipes!

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