Are you one of those people that prefers to “stay in” for Valentine’s Day? If so, you’re gonna love this! And if not, these Instant Pot Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas may sway you in a different direction!
Full disclosure, we’re some of those people, but not always by choice. Sometimes, it’s just the lack of babysitter that keeps us here. I know we’re not the only ones, right? I mean, really. We haven’t had a date night in almost 3 years! Send.Help.
There are those times where we get in the kitchen together and cook a fancy dinner, but then there are also those times where we’ve been working and chasing kids all day and just don’t have the energy, or the will, to spend hours in the kitchen.
We just want to send the kids to bed, throw something together pretty quickly- without sacrificing yum-and binge watch some Netflix while we chill in our jammies.
Call us old fogies I guess.
But, my Instant Pot has saved me so many times. And instead of spending all day in the kitchen on Valentine’s Day, I can throw something in that magic pot and end up with flavor that is out of this world!
These Instant Pot Valentine’s Day Dinner ideas will have you staying in this Valentine’s Day!
And honestly, my main squeeze prefers it that way. He’d rather a home cooked meal before eating out any day. But there’s also the perk of not having kitchen duty either way. I mean, I’d rather that too.
But then there’s the money saving option of staying in too, and now you’re talking my language!
Instant Pot Valentine’s Day Dinner
- Chicken & Gnocchi Soup
This warm and cozy Olive Garden copycat can be made with love in only 30 minutes!
- Risotto with Roasted Vegetables
This embarrassingly easy risotto is topped with butternut squash, roasted mushrooms, and brussels sprouts, and is oh so good!
- Dulche de Leche (Caramel)
Serve it over your favorite dessert, with ice cream, or use as a dip with your favorite fruit! Any way you serve it, this caramel is a treat and is sooo much better than store bought.
- Beef Brisket in Tomato Sauce
Easy, healthy and packed with flavor, this brisket is low-carb, keto-friendly and only uses 3 ingredients!
- Lemon Garlic Chicken
You’ll be begging for seconds of this deliciously creamy, lemon garlic chicken!
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- Caramelized Onion, Mushroom & Kale Quiche
This crustless quiche is low carb, gluten-free and tastes amazing! Why not surprise your family with it?
- Whole Chicken, Potatoes & Green Beans
This is comfort food in a pot. Delicious, easy to make and hard to mess up!
- Mushroom Risotto
Rich and creamy and oh so yummy!
- Loaded Baked Potato Soup
This has the flavor of the loaded baked potatoes that you love. This crowd-pleasing soup is flavorful, colorful, and can be on the table in 15 minutes!
- Spaghetti Sauce
This scrumptious sauce just might become your “go to” sauce! It’s quick, yummy, and won’t break your budget.
- Cuban Style Beef Lettuce Wraps (Whole30, Low-carb, Paleo and Keto friendly.)
These wraps are perfection – packed with flavor in every bite!
- Sesame Chicken
This sweet and sticky sauce served with tender, juicy chicken over rice, is the perfect low-carb, protein-packed meal!
- Crème Brûlée (Gluten-Free and Low-Carb)
Rich and elegant, this stunning dessert is everything! Light and creamy custard with a luscious caramelized top, it is the perfect after dinner treat.
- Braised Beef Short Ribs (Brazilian Style)
Served with homemade chimichurri, these ribs are fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth good!
- Keto Chocolate Cheesecake
What would Valentine’s Day be without chocolate? This cheesecake is delectable!
- Lobster Tails
Add a little class and sass to your dinner with these delicious, impressive lobster tails!
- Red Velvet Cheesecake
This luscious cheesecake is just begging to be part of your Valentine’s day celebration! Just look at it – it’s a perfect fit!
- Chipotle Beef Barbacoa (Copycat)
Spicy, savory and oh so flavorful! It’s paleo, low-carb, gluten-free and drool-worthy!
- BBQ Ribs
Practically melting right off the bone – these saucy scrumdidelioptious ribs won’t disappoint!
- Cheesecake For Two
Decadently delicious and just perfect for a romantic treat for just the two of you!
- Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken (Keto and Low-Carb)
This creamy chicken is the bomb-diggity and just might become a favorite around your house.
- White Chocolate Cheesecake
Your taste buds are in for a real treat with this perfect blend of sweet white chocolate and the tartness of the cranberries. You’re gonna love it!
There are so many delicious options for you, and even if you use more than one pressure cooker (like me) it’s still minimal dishes AND cook time!
What do you plan on cooking on the most loving day of the year? Any of these fancy schmancy Instant Pot Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas?
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