These romantic dinner ideas work best with a glass of white wine alongside. This is how you plan a special night for your loved one!
So, you are planning an exquisite dinner that will completely blow away your partner?
Have you settled on white wine, for the drink part, but can’t seem to decide on what meal to have that day?
If you answered yes to both questions, it’s a nice thing that you have come to the right place!
Today, I am going to let you in on five meals to combine with white wine for your healthy romantic evening.
The Most Romantic Dinner Ideas For Couples
These romantic dinner ideas are easy to prepare at home and don’t require special cooking skills. And yet, they look and taste incredible.
The ingredients for making these dishes are very easy to find. All you have to do is to order them. If you have trouble finding some fresh ingredients, you can always find several sources here. Then use these ingredients to cook one of these five delicious dinner recipes.
Here are the most delicious romantic dinner ideas that combine really well with white wine:
1. Fresh Goat Cheese With Field Greens Salad And Mandarin Oranges
Fresh goat cheese with field greens salad and mandarin oranges can make for a perfect meal if combined with white wine for a romantic dinner.
Light, delicious, and refreshing, this meal is relatively easy to prepare at home.
Apart from the taste and enjoyment parts of it, fresh goat cheese with field greens salad and mandarin oranges will contribute, a great deal, to your health and that of your better half.
After all, each component of the meal is a rich source of nutrients that are healthy for the body.
Fresh goat cheese, for instance, is a great source of Riboflavin (vitamin B2), Calcium, Phosphorus, Copper, iron, and Vitamin A, apart from proteins and healthy fats.
Since it contains strong probiotic characteristics, fresh goat cheese can help boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and promote digestive health.
Field greens salad, on the other hand, is a rich source of Vitamin K, fiber, potassium, Vitamin C, iron, Riboflavin, Thiamin, folate, copper, and manganese.
All these nutrients play important roles in the body to promote health. For instance, they boost the body’s immune system, help repair cellular damage, convert food into energy, heal wounds, and promote healthy bones.
Last but not least, oranges are well known for their dietary fiber and vitamin C among other contents. They promote a healthy digestive system, help manage high blood pressure, and bolster the body’s immunity.
Note that these fruits contribute to other health benefits. For instance, they lower a person’s risk of developing chronic diseases, and heart disease, not to mention, prevent iron deficiency.
2. Steak Au Poivre
It sounds like a technical recipe for a meal that can only be prepared by a professional chef. But in reality, this is a relatively basic meal that’s just given a fancy name!
Steak au poivre is simply “pepper steak” in French. It is made up of steak, coated with coarsely cracked peppercorns and then cooked.
This is a relatively mouth-watering meal that will go down pretty well with white wine.
The rich flavor of beef that’s coated with peppercorns and cooked to perfection actually deserves to be combined with the exquisite flavor of high-quality white wine.
Steak au poivre has amazing nutritional value, consisting of Sodium, carbohydrates, and dietary fibers. And all of them have immense health benefits:
- Sodium will help with nerve impulse processes, the balancing of body fluids, muscle contractions, and blood pressure control.
- Carbohydrates will provide the body with the energy it needs to carry out its processes.
- Dietary fibers, on the other hand, will improve your digestive health.
3. Apple-Pecan Pork Chops
There is no getting away from the fact that we are obsessed with apples. Everyone loves apples, which are some of the most popular fruits in the world.
Apple-pecan pork chops and white wine will make for a perfectly healthy dinner meal and drink.
No words can sufficiently describe the taste of apples bubbled in butter, then paired with chops, before being sprinkled with crunchy pecans and brown sugar.
Mouthwatering, superb or exquisite are all understatements. You just have to try this romantic dinner recipe for yourself.
4. Blinis With Smoked Salmon And Caviar
Sometimes you can make a romantic dinner more special and unforgettable by moving away from the usual meals. And, instead, try something unusual like blinis with smoked salmon and caviar.
If you don’t know what blinis are, these are simply pancakes made from buckwheat flour. These are normally served with sour cream.
Blinis with smoked salmon and caviar, plus wine, is a very delicious meal.
Nevertheless, it’s one of the meals to consider having, especially, if you want your upcoming romantic dinner to be a little bit out of the ordinary.
This takes minimal effort to prepare given that you can now purchase ready-made blinis from most standard meal delivery services out there. So are the other ingredients for making smoked salmon and caviar as part of your meal.
5. Roasted Shrimp Parmesan Risotto
If both of you are diehard fans of seafood, like many people out there, there is no better romantic meal you could have with white wine than roasted shrimp parmesan risotto.
Consisting of tiny shrimps (small shellfish with a number of legs) and rice cooked with Parmesan among other ingredients, this meal is super-delicious.
Plus, it pairs well with white wine, which is one of the most common types of wines couple dinners.
And just like all the romantic dinner ideas above, this meal is relatively easy to prepare.
6. Classic Steamed Maine Lobster
A simple but classic dish that perfectly complements the elegant taste of wine, pairing these two would surely upgrade your dinner date to the next level.
Most seafood is best paired with various kinds of wine, but an excellent lobster dish can indeed justify the word elegance these two are known for.
Who would have thought that steaming food can be effortlessly fancy? Speaking of effortless, you can have superb lobster meat delivered right to your doorstep.
There’s this general rule that white meat goes with white wine and the red meat for the red wine.
While lobster has a delicate flavor, you would want to choose a light and fresh companion. Wine’s acidity will lead you to which wine you should pour in for the night. It’s like squeezing lemon into a grilled fish; you know how it tastes better with that distinctive sour taste.
There are various kinds of wine, but only a few have their strong points. Riesling can range from sweet to very dry. Sauvignon Blanc for its crisp and dryness. Pinot Grigio is the lightest which can smoothly go with almost all seafood dish.
Chardonnay? That grape variety is the most versatile of them all. Ranging from light to full-bodied, you can pair any lobster dish with all of the Chardonnay styles it can offer.
So if you have no idea what meal to pair with your bottle of white wine for your upcoming special night, try any one of these romantic dinner ideas and you will be happy that you did.