It’s date night. You planned to spend a beautiful day with your S/O, and you voted for a dinner night, but you’ve only found yourself sweating about food the entire week. To make matters worse, you’ve lost track of time scrolling the internet for recipes, and it’s thirty minutes until your doorbell rings.
Stop trying to short-change yourself with a 5-minute recipe. However, there’s also no need to pretend you can whip up a Michelin star meal for dinner. It’s never that serious. There’s a sweet middle of delicious yummy meals that can take your date night from lackluster to spicy.
So toss the panic aside and grab onto your glass of wine or tequila and begin whipping away. However, make sure not to get too drunk. However, if you are short on time, why not make a date out of trying to make something with your partner? Ready? Cook something special for your date night using these ten recipes.
Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
If you only have fifteen minutes to spare, you can easily prepare this plant-based dish. The secret ingredient in the recipe is roasted red pepper that will keep our partner going back for seconds. However, you can also use gluten-free spaghetti if you or your S/O are allergic to wheat.
20 Minute Spaghetti Carbonara
Don’t underestimate the flavor of this pasta dish. Despite the recipe being simple, the combination of pasta noodles, bacon, and cheese will thoroughly impress your partner. Please put it on a fancy plate to make it look fine dining.
Faster Steak Frites
Beat the clock and serve dinner on time with this delicious recipe. First, begin by cooking the steak to perfection, then serve the fries. But before you start grabbing on to your potato peeler, you’ll only require frozen french fries to serve this five-star meal.
Loaded Veggie Nachos
If you’re not a lover of meat, this recipe will work for you. Whip up this delicious meal for your partner with this tasty recipe. However, if meat is your thing, don’t be afraid to customize the recipe by adding some along the way. However, be careful not to lick the plate.
If you’ve been whipping up microwave lasagne for date night, you need to change things up. Now. Use this recipe to make lasagne in a skillet in just the same amount of time. Also, did we forget to say it’s much healthier too?
Thai Yellow Curry With Veggies, Cashews, And Tofu
This vegetarian recipe is simple to make and full of flavor too. Therefore, open up your spice cabinet as you’ll need cardamom, cayenne, and cumin in large quantities. The final result is a beautiful dish full of vibrant colors, and that passes the taste test.
Spicy Peanut Tofu and Bok Choy rice bowl
Okay, rice bowls are easy to make. But with sufficient flavor, you can surely impress your partner, and this recipe does just that. It uses fresh ingredients and seasoning to create a savory finish. Not only is this a light meal but also super satisfying too.
Vegetable Pot Pie
Pot pie is a humble yet flavourful dish, therefore making it hard to go wrong. The recipe uses curry powder, a bevy of vegetables, and herbs. But before you begin sweating, relax. This recipe only requires puff pastry to save on time.
Instant Pot Crispy Pork Belly
If your partner enjoys pork, this recipe will surely delight their taste buds. Also, it’s all being made in a one-pot, making clean-up easier. Therefore, grab your air fryer to make this yummy meal and use the lid to crisp the skin for added texture.
It’s time to shake up your ordinary chicken with marsala wine sauce. It’s so delicious that you might both be fighting over who has the last piece. The recipe also requires mushrooms and an accompaniment of mashed potatoes or peas.