Already dreading the thought of a packed restaurant with a “special menu” that is way more expensive than usual? Show the one you love just how special he or she is by doing the cooking yourself this year for Valentine’s Day. Whether you want something to make ahead to ease the stress, something to spice things up, or go all-out, we have the perfect recipes to inspire your Valentine’s Day Menu.
Start the day off right with breakfast in bed!
Although not for your evening Valentine’s Day Menu, you can’t really go wrong with bringing your loved one scrambled eggs on toast in the morning.. why not try this classic recipe, with a Mexican twist! Chorizo and spring onions are added to these scrambled eggs, and our Chipotle Ketchup is added on the side for dipping.
Mexican breakfasts are epic, and Huevos Rancheros does not disappoint! Runny eggs mixed with this beautifully rich and spicy tomato sauce – yum!
Another idea for if your loved one loves Avo Toast, then you have to try this recipe. We spread a generous layer of our Chipotle Mayo on the toast which takes it to a whole new level!
Valentine’s Day Menu: Starters
Nothing says decadence and indulgence quite like a Baked Camembert. Ours is made even more special with the addition of Chipotle Honey! The perfect starter to incorporate into your Valentine’s Day Menu for a cheese lover.
How about something light and soul-warming? This Chipotle Butternut Squash Soup is just that. A beautiful and fresh addition to your Valentine’s Day Menu, and perfect for this time of year.
Now for the Main Event
Do you have a steak lover in your life? Then this is the perfect recipe! The flavour of our Chipotle Paste pairs really well with a good quality steak. We recommend serving this with our Crispy Homemade Chips.
Nothing says made with love quite like a roast chicken. We mix Chipotle Paste with butter and spread it all over the chicken which makes it even tastier.
A bit more effort, but if you like paella then this is the one! We use the tried and tested combo of chorizo and chicken thighs for a delicious result.
This is the perfect recipe for a stress-free meal as all the preparation is done beforehand. Our Chipotle Paste gives the enchiladas a big, bold flavour and did we mention the gooey melted cheese?! We also have a Quick Enchiladas recipe that’s also delicious.
So there you have our recipes to make your Valentine’s Day special. Food is definitely the way to the heart! We hope you enjoy and we would love to see pictures of your cooking, don’t forget to tag us #granluchito.