Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and although it might look a little different this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a romantic (or family) dinner! Treat your sweetheart to something special by cooking them a meal from the heart. From pasta and seafood to healthy alternatives and rich flavors, we have you covered this Valentine’s Day with these recipes that are sure to wow.
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One of our most popular recipes and sure to impress your date, this cannelloni starts with buttery, melt in your mouth crepes, stuffed with a mixture of Italian sausage and ricotta cheese, and topped with a classic tomato sauce made with Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Tomatoes.
CECI VELOUTE WITH SEARED SCALLOPS
Are you looking for healthy and fancy? Nothing levels up a meal like seafood. Try this recipe for Ceci Veloute with Seared Scallops and blend our Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos as a healthy alternative. It takes this creamy sauce to next level!
CREMA DI CECI WITH ARUGULA
Dazzle your date with this healthy alternative to Alfredo sauce. Crema di Ceci with Arugula featuring blended Carmelina Brands® Garbanzo’s is creamy, delicious, simple to make, and soul satisfyingly good!
TILAPIA STUFFED WITH CRAB IN CHERRY TOMATO AND CAPER SAUCE
Budget-friendly and still fancy for date night, delight in this flavorful seafood dish featuring tilapia stuffed with crabmeat and simmered in a Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Cherry Tomato and Caper Sauce. This dish will have your date swooning for seconds.
SHRIMP SAGANAKI WITH POMODORINI PELATI
Try this flavorful dinner option for Valentine’s Day. This twist on the traditional Greek dish features shrimp, Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Peeled Cherry Tomatoes (Pomodorini Pelati) and feta cheese. Serve as a tasty appetizer, or enjoy as an elegant (but easy to make) romantic meal.
INDIAN SPICED BRAISED CHICKEN WITH GARBANZOS
This is a one-pan recipe that’s sure to impress your date! Packed with protein and full of flavor, your tastebuds will love the array of spices and use of Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos. This dish also pairs great with a glass of Chardonnay or even Pinot.
SPIRALIZED VEGGIE BOODLES WITH SPICY POMODORINI SAUCE
Veggies are the new spaghetti, and we aren’t upset about it. The kick in this Spicy Pomodorini Sauce featuring Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Tomatoes will make your mouth water, and have your date dishing for more.
We hope these recipes assist in creating a delightful Valentine’s Day with someone special. Whether that’s sharing it with your significant other or making a homecooked meal for your family, we wish you a wonderful and safe holiday filled with delicious food and warm hearts.
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