Serve your sweetie chocolate for dinner, too
Savory Chocolate Recipes Perfect for Valentine's Day
Chocolate can add a variety of delicious flavors to savory dishes. Try these delicious chocolate recipes.
Bacon and Chocolate Brussels Sprouts
The best way to eat your vegetables? With salty bacon and rich dark chocolate! Click here for the recipe.
These bacon-wrapped dates are delicious; they’re sweet, salty, and drizzled with creamy chocolate sauce. Serve them as a first course or as a slightly savory dessert. Click here for the recipe.
Chocolate Braised Short Ribs
It doesn’t take much chocolate to add a rich and complex flavor to these juicy braised short ribs. When you’re ready to serve them, grate a small amount of dark chocolate over the ribs (using a microplane) for a nice garnish. Click here for the recipe.
These juicy ribs are rubbed with a cocoa nib dry rub and then slathered in chocolate-chipotle barbecue sauce for twice the chocolate flavor. Click here for the recipe.
Chocolate-Filled Pot Stickers
This easy-to-make appetizer is the perfect way to start your Valentine’s Day dinner — it features spicy guajillo chile chocolate. Adding a slice of creamy avocado to the top of the cooked pot stickers helps balance the heat form the spiced chocolate. Click here for the recipe.
Because chocolate pairs well with smoky and spicy flavors, it helps enhance the flavors in this hearty chili. Click here for the recipe.
This savory chocolate sauce uses four different chiles for a nice balance of heat and flavor. Serve this sauce over chicken, steak, pork, or fish for a quick and authentic Mexican meal. Click here for the recipe.
Prosciutto and Chocolate Arancini
There are few combinations more delicious than chocolate and salt. This creative take on the classic pairing combines semi-sweet chocolate with salty prosciutto and an ultra-creamy risotto. Click here for the recipe.