10 Delicious Recipes For A Romantic Dinner Date

Dinner By May 20, 2023

Classic Beef Wellington

This classic dish is sure to impress your significant other with its rich flavors and elegant presentation.


2 beef filets
1 package puff pastry
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
8-10 slices prosciutto
1 egg, beaten
Salt and pepper to taste


Season the beef filets with salt and pepper and sear in a hot cast iron skillet for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes.
Roll out the puff pastry and spread a layer of Dijon mustard on top.
Layer the prosciutto slices on top of the mustard, then place the beef filets on top of the prosciutto.
Wrap the puff pastry around the beef filets, sealing the edges with egg wash.
Brush the top of the pastry with egg wash and bake in a preheated 400F oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
Slice into thick pieces and serve.

Roasted Rack of Lamb with Herb Crust

This dish is a showstopper with its impressive presentation and bold flavors.


1 rack of lamb
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh rosemary
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 400F.
Season the rack of lamb with salt and pepper and sear in a hot cast iron skillet for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes.
Combine the breadcrumbs, parsley, rosemary, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
Spread the breadcrumb mixture evenly over the top of the lamb rack, pressing down lightly to adhere.
Roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 130F for medium-rare.
Let rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Seafood Risotto

This creamy and decadent risotto is perfect for a romantic dinner for two.


1 cup Arborio rice
1/2 cup dry white wine
3 cups seafood stock
1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 pound scallops
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste


Heat the seafood stock in a separate pot and keep warm.
In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat and add the rice. Stir until coated and slightly toasted, about 2-3 minutes.
Add the white wine and stir until mostly absorbed.
Add the warm seafood stock, one ladle at a time, stirring constantly until the liquid is mostly absorbed before adding the next ladle.
After about 15 minutes, add the shrimp and scallops and continue cooking and stirring for another 5-7 minutes or until the rice is cooked through and the seafood is cooked.
Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese and butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately.

Chocolate Lava Cake

No romantic dinner is complete without a decadent dessert, and this chocolate lava cake is the perfect way to end the night.


4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 eggs
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt


Preheat the oven to 425F.
Butter and flour 4 ramekins.
Melt the chocolate and butter together in a double boiler or in the microwave, stirring until smooth.
Whisk in the powdered sugar, eggs, and egg yolks until combined.
Stir in the flour and salt until just combined.
Divide the mixture evenly among the prepared ramekins.
Bake for 12-14 minutes or until the edges are set and the centers are still slightly jiggly.
Let cool for a couple of minutes before serving.


Romantic dinner recipes are a great way to show your significant other how much you care. Whether you prefer classic dishes or more innovative creations, there are plenty of recipes out there to choose from. These four recipes are sure to impress even the most discerning foodies and make your romantic dinner one to remember.

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