COOK up a special meal for your loved one and make heart-melting savings, too.
Choosing a Valentine’s meal deal can save you up to £16.50 compared to buying the courses individually.
Treat your loved one to a delicious, romantic and cheap meal this Valentine’s Day with our best deals
You can also snap up deals on brunch, lunch and drinks. And to help you celebrate Chinese New Year tomorrow, I found some great deals and an easy Chinese recipe to try from Morrisons.com.
BEST FOR: A great value spread
MORRISONS The Best dine-in-for-two deal, £15, includes a starter, main course, two sides, dessert and a drink or chocolates – and there’s a full vegan option.
Indulge with garlic and cream cheese- stuffed mushrooms followed by chicken breast with mushroom butter, porcini crumb & mushroom masala sauce.
It also includes Morrisons premium bubbly, The Best Prosecco DOC, which is £7 when bought by itself. Offer runs until Sunday.
Best for: Spoiling a vegan
TESCO Finest Valentine’s Day meal deal costs £15 and includes a starter, main, side, vegetable dish, dessert and bottle of wine, prosecco or non-alcoholic drink.
As well as lots for meat-eaters, there are generous choices for vegans, including Wicked Kitchen Wicked Wellington for a main, and a Wicked Kitchen chocolate brownie heart for dessert. Offer ends Sunday.
Best for: Italian-style romance
THE Co-op’s £15 menu from its Irresistible range is made up of a starter, main, side and dessert and features four Italian-influenced main courses.
Start with chorizo arancini and move on to a margherita pizza or lasagne, with a bottle of rosé Prosecco. Offer runs until Tuesday.
Best for: Buttering them up
RUNNING until Monday and costing £20, the Waitrose meal deal includes a starter, main course, two sides and a dessert, plus the choice of a bottle of wine (including fizz) or a box of chocolates.
The varied menu features some delicious melting butters, such as lamb rack with garlic and rosemary butter heart, and venison steak with chocolate butter.
MARKS & SPENCER
Best for: Old favourites
IF you love classic dishes such as prawn cocktail, beef bourguignon or chicken kiev, this is the menu for you.
Costing £20, the meal includes a starter, main, side dish, desserts and wine or fizz as well as a box of chocs. Ends Sunday.
Best for: Fish lovers
The generous offer from Sainsbury’s includes a starter, main course, side dish, dessert and wine or chocolates for £20.
The lengthy menu options include no fewer than eight starters and six main courses featuring fish or seafood. Offer runs until Sunday.
NOT HUNGRY FOR A DEAL? THEN TRY THESE VALENTINE BUYS…
PIZZA fans will fall for Morrisons’ 14in heart-shaped stone-baked Pizza with two different toppings from the pizza counter for just £2.89.Start the day right with ready-to-bake frozen Pains au chocolat, £2 per pack or buy two packs for £3 at Iceland
Get the day off to a loving start with ready-to-bake frozen Croissants, Pains au chocolat or Pains aux raisins, £2 per pack or buy two packs for £3 at Iceland. Show some heart for lunch with Aldi’s Valentine’s heart-shaped sharing Bread with Camembert, 300g, £2.99.
For a loving afternoon tea, woo with Morrisons love-heart Crumpets, £1
For a loving afternoon tea, woo with Morrisons love-heart Crumpets, £1, and Valentine’s message Cupcakes, £1.25 Get a Big Daddy fillet of Beef chateaubriand with peppercorn sauce, 420g, £8 at Iceland, and serve with Iceland Dauphinoise Potatoes, 450g, £2.
Buy six Oysters for £3 at Morrisons, as it is the ultimate aphrodisiac
The ultimate aphrodisiac, buy six Oysters for £3 at Morrisons while stock last. Morrisons has half-price bottles of Charles de Villers Champagne, reduced from £20 to £9.99 until Tuesday.
CELEBRATING CHINESE NEW YEAR: THE YEAR OF THE OX
USE your noodle and pick up a deal from the Morrisons Chinese Takeaway range including crispy chilli beef or sweet and sour chicken, down from £3.50 to £2.
Grab Sharwood’s Kung Po sauce at Morrisons, down from £1.85 to 99p
Save on Sharwoods sauces at Morrisons, including Kung Po sauce, down from £1.85 to 99p. Asda has cut the price of some of its Chinese dishes, including its egg fried rice, down from £1.60 to £1.20.
Enjoy Asda’s egg fried rice, down from £1.60 to £1.20
At Iceland, buy three Uncle Ben’s items and a wok for £5, saving £2. Save 25p on vegetable spring rolls or prawn toasts at Sainsbury’s, each down from £1.50 to £1.25.
Buy two for £1.80 on selected Kingfisher ingredients at Waitrose, including tins of bamboo shoots
Save a third on selected Asian ready meals at Waitrose until Tuesday. Offer includes Chinese beef in black bean sauce, now £2.66 down from £4. Buy two for £1.80 on selected Kingfisher ingredients at Waitrose until Tuesday, including tins of sliced water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and bean sprouts, £1.10 each.
Spicy prawn noodles
Drizzle with soy sauce before serving
Preparation time – 15 minutes
Cooking time – 15 minutes
- 300g thin egg noodles
- 2 tbsp sunflower oil
- 2 carrots, cut into thin strips
- 150g sugar snap peas
- 200g bean sprouts
- 1 bunch salad onions, trimmed and sliced
- 300g king prawns, peeled
- 1 tsp Chinese five-spice
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- Place the noodles in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for ten minutes then drain well.
- Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan or wok and fry the carrots and sugar snap peas for three minutes. Add the bean sprouts, onions and prawns, then sprinkle with five-spice, toss and cook for two minutes.
- Add the noodles, stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes until piping hot, then drizzle with soy sauce and split between four serving bowls.
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