If you want to surprise your loved one with something delicious for Valentine’s Day, then just scroll down the page because here you will find the most delicious and easy to prepare Valentine’s Day meals that will make your festive dinner extremely tasty and full of love.
1.Ricotta Mashed Potatoes
Ingredients needed to prepare this recipe are 2 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, 2 tsp. salt, 1 1/2 c. fresh ricotta, 1/2 c. whole milk, 3 tbsp. butter and 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper. First warm up the ground. Peel and cut the potatoes into thin slices. Then place the potatoes into water in a large pot and add 1 teaspoon salt. Leave to boil until cooked well. After boiling, drain the water. Grate the potatoes. Mix the boiled potatoes with the ricotta, milk, butter, salt and pepper. Then place the mixture in a baking tray and bake until lightly browned. Serve warm
2.Smothered Pork Chops with Broccoli and Mushrooms
This recipe requires 1 lb. cremini mushrooms, halved or quartered if large, 3 tbsp. olive oil, split, Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets, 4 small bone-in pork chops (about 2 pounds total), 2 large shallots, finely chopped, 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour, 3/4 c. dry white wine, 1/2 c. chicken stock, 2 tbsp. crème fraîche or sour cream, 1 tsp. Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Place mushrooms and oil in a baking dish and bake for about 10 minutes. Place broccoli in another bowl and bake until golden brown. In the meantime, bake the meat and all the other ingredients and cook in a foil oven until the meat is well cooked. Garnish with roasted mushrooms and broccoli.
3. Vegan creamy tomato basil pasta
To prepare this meal you will need 6 medium tomatoes, quartered, 1 medium yellow onion, chopped, 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt (or more to taste), pepper, to taste, 6–8 servings of pasta (we used Whole Foods Organic Ziti), 1 cup soaked cashews , Fresh basil, chopped, to taste. Put the foil in a baking tray. Place the tomatoes, onions and garlic. Add salt and pepper and bake for about 20 minutes. In the meantime, while the vegetables are baking, put water in a pan and let it boil. Add the pasta to the water. Stir to not get stuck. Remove for about 8 minutes and squeeze them out of the water. Then peel the roasted tomatoes and place them in a blender along with the garlic and onions. Blend beautifully. Add the obtained sauce to the pasta. Garnish with basil and pepper. Enjoy.
4. Fettuccine Alfredo
This recipe requires 1 pound fettuccine paste, 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 cup heavy cream, 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice optional, Salt and pepper to taste, Chopped fresh parsley for garnish, optional. salt. Pour the macaroni and cook gradually. Heat the butter in a pan until melted. Add the cream and let it boil. Stir until the sauce thickens. Add Parmesan cheese. If using lemon juice, add to the sauce. After making the necessary sauce, put the macaroni on a plate and pour from the sauce. Serve immediately while warm.
5. Cheese Grits and Corn Pudding
Take 1 1/2 c. whole milk, salt, Freshly ground pepper, 1/4 c. grits, 1/2 can Creamed Corn, 3 oz. aged Cheddar, 3 large eggs. Put the milk in a small bowl. Let it boil. Add the fish and salt and mix continuously until thickened for about 25 minutes. Also make corn puree, add in the puree cheddar, 2 egg yolks, a little salt and pepper. Mix together and stand in 8 small baking trays. Bake for 40-45 minutes.