By now, you’ve probably decided on the perfect mother’s day gift and have started thinking about the best mothers day dinner ideas. Your handmade card is ready to give. Now you’re on the search for the perfect dinner ideas. A home-cooked meal made by her favourite person or people for that matter will be the perfect ending to a day full of love and spoils. Just remember to do the dishes afterwards. Mom would really love to relax after dinner.
The Top Mothers Day Dinner Ideas!
Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken
This dish is not only simple. It is creamy and satisfying. You might just begin cooking it weekly for your family. The leftover sauce is perfect when absorbed with crusty bread. Yum! You could even toss it with angel hair or orzo pasta.
Linguine with Clams
A meal that is ready within 30 minutes and is perfectly paired with a white wine sauce. It is fairly simple to make, and it is definitely fancy enough for all special occasions.
Easy Greek Salmon
This meal is bright and light. The salmon dish is not only delicious but full of nutritious vegetables. All you need to do is serve it over arugula or couscous, and dinner is served.
Lemon Ricotta Pasta
This fresh and light meal will have you in love at first bite. The secret is using thick bucatini to capture the bright and creamy sauce. However, it is sometimes hard to track down. It can be substituted with any long pasta such as linguine or spaghetti.
For meat lovers, this dish is the holy grail. Don’t forget to add a creamy Horseradish sauce. Try adding fresh romesco for a bright, fun twist.
Baked Garlic Butter Salmon
Garlic, butter and salmon are all words that speak to our soul. Combine them, and you have a delicious dish. The fish is placed on a bed of lemon slices which infuses it with a fresh, citrusy flavour. This makes the fish extremely tender. This can be served with roasted potatoes and Brussel sprouts and is always a great mothers day dinner ideas!
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
When cooking this, a wonderful combination of brown sugar, cumin, paprika and lemon zest is used. This dish is easy enough for beginners to try and will leave the whole family in awe.
Creamy Steak Fettuccine
This is the perfect go-to meal for a fancy night in. The steak can be cooked to each person’s desired doneness. Remember to buy balsamic glaze for the end result.
Caprese Chicken Pasta
Turn the famous Caprese salad into a whole meal using tender, Italian seasoned chicken and add a bright, tangy balsamic glaze to finish it off.
Scallops are a delicacy in many countries, making it the perfect Mother’s day meal with garlic, butter and a crisp element. It’s just yum! When you’re looking to buy scallops, search for fresh, dry-packed scallops. These have not been soaked in brine and will taste much fresher and better.
Tuscan Butter Gnocchi
Tuscan butter is made with sundried tomatoes, garlic, basil and parmesan and will definitely become your new favourite topping on all foods. If you are not exactly a fan of gnocchi, try adding the Tuscan butter to salmon, shrimp, chicken or even steak.
Polenta With Mushrooms
A creamy polenta dish topped with garlic and chile mushrooms is the perfect vegetarian dish for your mother. It serves well as a main course and is simply delicious.
Instant Pot Beef Curry
An extremely easy meal to make for beginners. All that is needed is an instant pot and five ingredients and you’ll look like a chef in front of your mom this mother’s day with a flavourful curry.
If your mom is vegan, this is a great choice for her! Vegan bolognese is loaded with a bunch of meat alternatives such as mushrooms and lentils that are protein-rich. This meal will satisfy not only vegans but meat lovers too.
Linguine with Tuna and Chiles
This pasta is an old-time favourite, so why not load it with veggies such as zucchini and mushrooms. The tuna and chiles will add a load of flavour, perfect for a flavourful mother’s day.
Lemony Brussel Sprout Salad
This salad is more than just Brussel sprouts, as it is topped with dried cranberries and smoked almonds. Add this as a side to one of your mother’s day dishes to fill the family right up. It is also keto-friendly, so everyone in the family can dig in.
Some of us know nothing about cooking, except how to cook an egg. So why not turn that into a dish. Eggs are enjoyable at any time of day and this shakshuka dish can be made within 40 minutes. It’s quick, easy and may even give you the opportunity to show mom your egg making skills. This could be one of the best mothers day dinner ideas!
Pomegranate-Honey Glazed Chicken and Squash
The added fruity glaze is what makes this recipe stand out. To impress mom, elevate this amazing dish by adding feta cheese and seasonal veggies.
Lemony Salmon Piccata
Give mom the satisfaction of being right by cooking this delicious but healthy meal this mother’s day. This lemon and wine seasoned dish is not only fancy. It is easy to make.
Spring Pea Carbonara
Quick-cooking is often what we lean towards. Take out those frozen veggies and make a delicious pasta dish for your family. Add some bacon too! Nothing can say the words and feelings I love you, mom, like a quick and delicious dinner.
Ravioli with Brown Butter and Spinach
Making your own ravioli might be too much of a hassle, so store-bought is just fine. Give it a fancy update by adding shallots, butter, spinach and pistachios. Mom will never know and be impressed by your amazing cooking skills.
A very easy way to impress mom at dinnertime. Just wrap some chicken breasts with thin slices of pancetta and viola. You’re a chef!
A home-cooked meal is cheaper than taking your mom out to dinner and will definitely cost less. Spoil your mom this mother’s day by cooking her a fancy dinner and pairing it with some wine. She’ll love to have dinner with her family and not be the one to cook it.