1. Whipped Goat Cheese and Tomato Tart

This tomato basil tart is the perfect appetizer to kick off your romantic meal. Topped with red tomatoes, it is packed with flavor and literally looks like it was made in a gourmet restaurant. Get recipe here

2. Stuffed Bell Peppers

One of the finest red food recipes for Valentine’s day, these stuffed red peppers are packed with a meaty mix of beef and pork and sprinkled with parmesan cheese (which melts and gives a crispy golden topping).

For added flavor, the peppers are cooked in a rich pre-cooked tomato sauce. Get recipe here

3. Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

The best way to win over someone’s heart is with cinnamon rolls—especially if they’re red.

Better than the TikTok cinnamon rolls, these are topped with a cream cheese icing and are the perfect treat for that special someone. Get recipe here

4. Pretzel Heart Cake

If you really want to go the extra mile, end off your Valentine’s meal with one of those amazing heart cakes. This pretzel heart cake is GORGEOUS, tastes DELISH, and is surprisingly SO easy to make! Get recipe here

5. Red Velvet Layer Cake

If you’re looking for a dessert that encompasses all the mushy-gushy, lovey-dovey vibes, this cake would be the one.

This bright red velvet layer cake is just as velvety as your velvet red dress, and it’s topped with a delicious peppermint cream cheese frosting. Get recipe here

6. Red Velvet Donuts

A red velvet donut for a red velvet day! These super fluffy donuts are the perfect way to start (and end!) off the day, and to top it off, these donuts are baked instead of fried making them all the more healthy! Get recipe here

7. Char Siu

One of the better-kept secret red food recipes for Valentine’s day, this may be the most tender, sweet, and savory bacon you’ll ever have. Make sure to choose a fatty pork (and keep some fat on each slice) for an extra juicy meat. Get recipe here

8. Strawberry Frosting

Go have a strawberry frosted donut with this easy-to-make, 10-minute frosting recipe! The best thing about this frosting is that you can take any dessert of any color, and instantly turn it pink (and romantic)! Get recipe here

9. Heart Cookies

What would Valentine’s day be without some “cheesy” heart cookies (the “cheesy” that doesn’t involve cheese).

These beautiful heart-shaped sugar cookies are perfect to give out to your date and even to your family and friends to share some love! Get recipe here

10. Tagliatelle With Red Pepper Sauce

One of the most savory red food recipes for Valentine’s day, this is the perfect main dish to impress your date. Your date will never know how quick and easy it was to make because it looks super fancy! Get recipe here