V-Day Recipes from your South Congress Apartments

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What’re your plans for Valentine’s Day, residents? Do you plan on watching rom coms and eating chocolate at your apartments on South Congress, or will you be out at one of the fancy romantic restaurants in Austin? The first option is certainly the more affordable way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but there’s something to be said for enjoying a fancy meal with your Valentine.  What if you could have that fancy meal and save money at the same time? Well, you can!


We’ve created a list of recipes you can easily whip up on Valentine’s Day if you want to impress your date. Just make sure you buy some white tablecloths and candles while you’re out getting ingredients for your meal.


Without further delay, let’s take a look at some of the Valentine’s Day recipes you can use to spark a little romance on February 14th. When you’re done reading this week’s post, please be sure to share the link with your friends and neighbors at your South Congress apartments!


Lamb Chops Scottadito with Tomatoes


Grab these ingredients so you can get started:


If you  want to make a dish that looks fancy but doesn’t take much work, go with this gorgeous lamb and tomato dish. The key is to combine the herbs and olive oil in a bowl and then marinate the lamb chops in the mixture for at least 24-hours.


  • Garlic Cloves

  • Rosemary

  • Lamb Rib Chops

  • Olive Oil

  • Salt & Pepper

  • Cherry Tomatoes


Marinated Feta with Roasted Lemon


This cheese dish is a nice little starter that’s super different and super tasty. Just don’t fill up on it before you get to the rest of the meal! This recipe does takes a little bit of time, so be prepared to let it chill for 12 hours before serving it.


Grab these ingredients so you can get started:


  • Lemon

  • Olive Oil

  • Feta

  • Dried Red Chiles

  • Bay Leaves

  • Lemon Juice

  • Black Pepper


Beets with Goat Cheese and Pistachios


This is a nice, earthy dish that pairs well with a glass of wine before your main course. All you have to do to make it mix a bunch of ingredients together in a skillet and steam it. It should take about 40 minutes to get everything nice and tender.


Grab these ingredients so you can get started:


  • Pistachios

  • White Wine Vinegar

  • Paprika

  • Salt

  • Beets

  • Goat Cheese

  • Black Pepper

  • Sea Salt

  • Olive Oil


Apple and Nut-Butter Puff Pastry


Last but not least, it’s time for dessert! No Valentine’s Day is complete without some form of sweets, so leave yourself time before dinner to make this dish.


Grab these ingredients so you can get started:


  • Frozen Puff Pastry

  • Flour

  • Roasted Peanuts

  • Salt

  • Sugar

  • Eggs

  • Peanut Butter

  • Apple Butter

With that, we’ve reached the end of our Valentine’s Day blog! We hope you’re able to use some of these recipes to make your ideal Valentine’s Day dinner in a few weeks, residents! As always, we greatly appreciate those of you that have taken some time out of your busy day to read the latest post from State House on Congress.

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