How To Cook A Wonderful Valentine’s Day Meal On A Budget

Do you need to stick to a budget this Valentine’s Day? If yes, this article will provide you information about Valentine’s Day recipes that will keep you in your budget and you can make in the comfort of your home. Read below to get started.


To have a romantic Valentine’s Day you do not have to eat out. Eating out screams overpriced meals for only ordinary food. Stay at home and cook one of these two recipes for a romantic feast. Add some wine and dessert to the meal plan for a wonderful Valentine’s Day.


Main Course: Penne Alla Vodka

 This delicious recipe will only cost you $8 and take you only 35 minutes to cook. You need the following items from the grocery store:




Ø 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

Ø ½ teaspoon red chilli flakes

Ø 1 quart marinara sauce

Ø ½ cup of vodka

Ø ½ cup of cream

Ø ½ cup Parmesan Cheese

Ø 8 Basil leaves, julienned(optional)

Ø 1 pound penne pasta

 Read the directions for this wonderful me here.


Appetizer: Grilled Radicchio With Thyme-Honey Drizzle

 If you enjoy appetizers, you will love this one! It only cost $4 dollars and takes 12 minutes to prepare. The following ingredients are required to make this meal:



Ø 1 small head radicchio

Ø 3 tablespoons cider vinegar

Ø 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Ø 1 teaspoon honey

Ø Salt

Ø Pepper

Ø ¼ Teaspoon Thyme

Ø 2 Tablespoons of olive oil

Ø 1 clove garlic, minced

Ø ¼ cup of shaved pecorino


 Directions to prepare this great dish are here.


As for dessert, check the grocery aisle for your favorite. Happy Valentine’s Day!


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