50+ Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipes

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No need to fret if you or your special someone has celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity. You can still enjoy a mouthwatering date night dinner with these Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipes. You’ll find delicious ideas for starters, mains, sides, and even desserts!

A collage of various items to serve for date night including steaks, lasagna, a salad, truffle fries, and more.

What Should I Make for a Gluten Free Date Night or Valentine’s Day?

Do you have a new Valentine? Perhaps you’ve had the same Valentine for many years. You might have some little Valentines running around. Or maybe your Valentines are friends or family member who have always been there for you?

No matter who you love, I’m sure you are thinking about how to celebrate this special day. Especially if you are planning a gluten free date night dinner for someone who has to avoid gluten.

I’m here to help you with that Gluten Free Valentine’s Day dinner. But even if it isn’t February 14th, maybe you are looking for a meal to make for an anniversary or another occasion. This is when you want to take a little extra time, choose some special ingredients, and cook a meal that is sure to impress or show them how much they mean to you.

From appetizers and starters like soup or salad to main dishes and sides, and, of course, sweet treats for desserts, you’ll be able to complete your menu with this collection of gluten free date night dinner recipes!

Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipes

Everything you need for that special occasion meal is right here. Keep reading and be sure to bookmark your favorites!

Soups, Salads, and Appetizers

Spinach Feta Pinwheels

With spinach, feta, and parmean rolled up and baked, this tasty appetizer looks and tastes so elegant. And that low carb dough is easy and will just blow your mind.

Small silver plate with Spinach Feta Pinwheels make with mozzarella fathead dough

Poached Pear Salad

This elegant side salad has mixed greens and poached pears with blue cheese, glazed walnuts, and a creamy sherry dressing. You’ll think you are at a fancy restaurant.

Two side salads with poached pears and blue cheese

Butternut Squash Soup

So simple to make on the stove or in your Instant Pot, this velvety-smooth soup has sage and thyme to balance the natural sweetness. Dress it up with some crispy prosciutto and a swirl of Greek yogurt, if you like.

spoon set in a bowl of a creamy orange-colored pureed soup topped with crispy bits of prosciutto

Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

Sweet and savory with a sticky, spicy glaze, you’ll love snacking on these little bites. Baking them makes the center chewy and gooey while the bacon gets nice and crisp.

Sweet and Spicy Blue Cheese Bacon Wrapped Dates

Lobster Cobb Salad

A little lobster turns this classic salad into some that feels super high-end. Serve it as a starter or make it as a lighter but still satisfying main course.

Lobster Cobb Salad

Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Soup

This restaurant-style soup is rich, creamy, and super delicious. Enjoy this silky-smooth bisque made with fresh tomatoes right at home in under 40 minutes.

two bowls of instant pot tomato soup garnished with basil and cream with bowls of basil leaves and chili flakes also on the table

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Main Dishes

Caprese FIlet Mignon

Dress up a perfectly grilled filet with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil to turn it into a fancy dish. It is a simple and creative way to take your steak from every day to extra special. 

grilled filet mignon steak topped with fresh mozzarella, a basil leaf, a slice of tomato, and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar

Prosciutto-Wrapped Pesto Chicken Tenders

You only need three main ingredients for this flavor-packed chicken recipe that tastes amazing with Caprese zoodles salad. And you can cook it in the oven or air fryer to make that prosciutto nice and crisp.

Overhead shot of the tablescape

Maple Glazed Salmon

A sweet and savory Asian-inspired marinade make this seafood dinner lip-smacking delicious. Serve it with some brown rice and vegetables, a don’t forget to give everything an extra drizzle of sauce before serving.

Broiled salmon on a plate with maple sesame glaze

Penne alla Vodka

Homemade vodka sauce is so simple, yet so creamy and spectacular. It is ready faster than you can boil your favorite gluten free pasta or cook spaghetti squash.

A white bowl with penne alla vodka and a fork

Grilled Black and Blue Steaks

Creamy blue cheese and perfectly seasoned meat make grilled NY strip steaks or ribeyes a drool-worthy dinner option. Fire up your grill, make some baked potatoes, and prepare to be transported to a 5-star restaurant.

Slices of Black and Blue Steak on a Wooden Cutting Board Beside Whole Pieces of Steak

World’s Best Gluten Free Lasagna

While this is a dish that can feed a crowd, there are few things that show love more than making someone a perfect lasagna. And that’s what this recipe is – hearty, amazing, perfection.

A slice of the Best Gluten Free Lasagna you've ever had

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Side Dishes

Air Fryer Truffle Fries

You don’t have to pay restaurant prices for such a glamourous dish. Enjoy a bit of indulgence with perfectly crispy fries drizzled with truffle oil and sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

crispy golden french fries on a baking sheet sprinkled with parmesan and parsley

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

Perfectly golden with rich, caramelized flavor that is brought out from roasting in the oven. The natural sweetness of the squash is enhanced with the warm spice of cinnamon and an optional bit of heat from a pinch of cayenne pepper. 

hand holding a spoon scooping up roasted butternut squash cubes

Garlic Roasted Mushrooms

There really isn’t might better to serve with that date night steak dinner than these juicy mushrooms. You only need a handful of simple ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, then let them roast in the oven while you prepare the rest of the meal.

Drizzling balsamic glaze over garlic roasted mushrooms

Balsamic Green Beans

Delicously glazed with dried cranberries and shallots. Serve them simply out of the skillet or dress them up with a topping of crumbled goat cheese.

A white rectangular platter full of balsamic glazed green beans with a silver serving spoon

Whipped Cauliflower with Goat Cheese

So rich and creamy, but still a light and healthy side. The tangy goat cheese and herbs add a sophisticated flavor to this simple casserole.

Whipped Cauliflower Gratin with Goat Cheese and Thyme

Baked Parmesan Polenta

It only takes four ingredients and a little bit of stirring to make it turn out perfect every time. And it pairs well with so many meals, plus you can even prep it ahead of time.

square of polenta with parmesan on top on a white diner plate

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Bread and Rolls

Gluten Free Dinner Rolls

This recipe was tested over and over to make it perfect. You’ll get light and fluffy rolls you can slather with butter and enjoy with dinner.

a dinner roll split in half and buttered on a white plate

Gluten Free Cornbread

Stir it together in one bowl and bake it to a perfect golden brown in minutes. Enjoy a slice with butte ror honey, or turn it into gluten free cornbread stuffing.

slice of cornbread with butter melting on top

Gluten Free Breadsticks (coming soon)

It’s impossible to resist the soft, fluffy texture of these golden baked beauties. You can even slather them with garlic butter if you want garlic bread.

A bread basket filled with golden baked, gluten free breadsticks.

Gluten Free Buttermilk Biscuits

So buttery and flaky, they practically melt in your mouth. Then you can use the extras to make biscuits and gravy the next morning.

A Bowl Full of Gluten-Free Biscuits on a Marble Countertop

Brazilian Cheese Bread

You’ll fall in love with the ooey gooey centers. Or make someone fall in love with you even more when you serve them.

Brazilian cheese breads on a plate with one broken open

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Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes

Lightly chocolaty and perfectly gorgeous, these are one of the most classic Valentine’s Day recipes for a reason. Don’t forget the cream cheese frosting.

red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting on a white cake stand

Gluten Free Deep Dish Brownies for Two

These rich and fudgy brownies have a fairly simple ingredient list and they’ll be loved by everyone. That ooey gooey center is downright irresistible.

fudgy brownie baked in a ramekin

Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcakes

This classic dessert recipe combines soft buttermilk sweet biscuits, juicy strawberries, and homemade whipped cream into one ultra-satisfying treat.

A Single Strawberry Shortcake Sitting on Top of a White Surface

Flourless Nutella Cheesecake Brownies

So rich and fudgy with swirls of tangy cheesecake and sweet Nutella. These are swoon-worthy brownies, and the leftovers are perfect in No-Churn Nutella Brownie Ice Cream.

A stack of cheesecake-swirled brownies wrapped with a strip of wax paper and bakery twine.

Gluten Free Red Velvet Brownies for Two

This warm, rich, and fudgy gluten-free brownie recipe is baked in ramekins and makes just two servings. The ultimate chocolate indilgence that is even better hen topped with vanilla or cheesecake ice cream.

A red velvet brownie baked in a ramekin topped with a scoop of ice cream.

Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Strawberries

The classic Valentine’s Day treat is even better when you stuff a cheesecake filling in the middle. And yes, this indulgence is even a healthier way to satisfy the sweet tooth.

One of the cut open cheesecake stuffed strawberries dipped in chocolate

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