13 Date Night Dinner Ideas with a Gluten-Free Twist

Have a special occasion coming up, or just need to spend some quality time with someone you love?Treat yourself and someone special to delicious date night dinner at home. These 13 date night dinner ideas are all gluten-free. Time to get cooking!

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    Braised Short Rib Tagine with Figs & Almonds
    Sarah // Snixy Kitchen

    A gluten-free tagine for two that features braised short ribs seared and slow-stewed in deep Moroccan spices until the meat falls apart off the bones.

  • 02 of 13
    Spinach and Ricotta Zucchini Cannelloni
    Karina // Cafe Delites

    Thinly sliced zucchini makes for naturally gluten-free cannelloni "pasta" tubes in this rich and creamy spinach and ricotta date night dinner that's low carb, guilt-free and healthy.

  • 03 of 13
    Balsamic Dijon Crusted Beef Tenderloin
    Gina // Running to the Kitchen

    Looking for the perfect Date Night dinner? This balsamic dijon crusted beef tenderloin roast  served with a Meyer lemon gremolata is both simple and impressive (and gluten-free).

  • 04 of 13
    Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa
    Krista // Joyful Healthy Eats

    Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa is a healthy, easy, 30 minute meal packed with fresh zesty flavors

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  • 05 of 13
    Creamy Sun Dried Tomato + Parmesan Chicken Zoodles
    Karina // Cafe Delites

    A creamy sun-dried tomato, garlic and Parmesan sauce is served with crispy, golden chicken strips and zucchini noodles for a deliciously gluten-free, filling date night dinner.

  • 06 of 13
    Healthier Fettuccine Alfredo
    Erin // Texanerin

    A healthier approach to traditional fettuccine alfredo that skips on the cream, but not on the taste. Creamy and cheesy with a hint of lemon zest, toss this lightened up cream sauce with gluten-free pasta for an irresistible meal.

  • 07 of 13
    Broiled Bacon & Bleu Cheese Steak
    Danielle // The Creative Bite

    New York Strip steaks broiled and topped with bacon and bleu cheese make for a wonderfully simple and decadent dinner.

  • 08 of 13
    Copycat P.F. Chang’s Szechuan Beef
    Sheena // Noshtastic

    This gluten-free copycat version of P.F. Chang’s Szechuan Beef dish is  is so easy to make at home and better than take out.

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  • 09 of 13
    Green Curry Salmon and Cashew with Quinoa
    Lindsay // Cotter Crunch

    Sweet and spicy green curry combined with cashews, salmon, and dried fruit is a healthy flavorful meal packed with antioxidants and flavor.

  • 10 of 13
    One Pot Steamed Garlic and Herb Scallops
    Lindsay // Cotter Crunch

    Steamed scallops with garlic, herb, and veggies all cooked in one pot is a super easy, healthy date night meal ready in 10 minutes. 

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    Pan Seared Salmon with Sage Brown Butter Sauce
    Krista // Joyful Healthy Eats

    Perfectly pan seared salmon topped with a nutty brown butter sauce with subtle hints of fresh sage and nutmeg is a gluten-free meal that takes less than 30 minutes to make. 

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    Alice Springs Chicken
    Meggan // Culinary Hill

    This copycat Alice Springs Chicken from Outback Steakhouse combines honey mustard sauce with buttery mushrooms and bacon, all smothered in way too much cheese.

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  • 13 of 13
    Chicken in White Wine
    Florentina // Ciao Florentina

    Italian garlic chicken in a white wine sauce with fragrant thyme and broiled tomatoes is a beautiful, easy, flavorful gluten-free meal.

Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels to confirm the product is gluten-free. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.