Do you sometimes crave your favorite chain restaurant dishes but not want to make the trip there or pay restaurant prices? If so, the following copycat recipes might be exactly what you’re looking for. From rich and creamy pasta dishes to stir fries and soups, there’s something in this copycat recipe collection for everyone. One bite and you’ll swear you’re eating the real thing at the restaurant!
Black Pepper Chicken – Copycat Panda Express
Make restaurant-style black pepper chicken at home in just 30 minutes with this delicious copycat Panda Express recipe. Satisfy your Asian food cravings with this easy and flavorful stir-fry.
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Italian Penne Rosa Pasta
If you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, try making this one-pot Penne Rosa Pasta (Noodles and Company copycat) with a creamy tomato sauce. This comforting and filling Italian dish is both tasty and satisfying and perfect for those who love a little spice in their meal.
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Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa – Copycat Chipotle Hot Salsa
Make your own fresh tomatillo red chili salsa with this easy copycat Chipotle recipe that’s perfect as a snack or appetizer with chips or crackers, and goes great with steak, chicken, or any south of the border inspired meal.
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Pasta Da Vinci – Cheesecake Factory Copycat
Make this delicious Cheesecake Factory copycat pasta da vinci at home with your Instant Pot. You won’t be disappointed with this simple chicken-based pasta dish that tastes just like the restaurant version.
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Starbucks Homemade Pink Drink Copycat Recipe
Have you always wanted to learn how to make Starbucks pink drink? I am always a fan of the Starbucks homemade pink drink and love that I can made it at home for less. So yes, I make it a lot. Have you ever made a Starbucks pink drink copycat recipe? It’s just as good as the real thing.
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Copycat Ikea Swedish Meatballs
Try making these delicious copycat Ikea Swedish meatballs at home and enjoy the same great taste as the ones you find in the store.
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PF Chang’s Fried Rice Copycat
Satisfy your cravings for PF Chang’s fried rice with this mouth-watering copycat recipe that’s easy to make at home. Enjoy a blend of rice, fresh veggies, and a rich, sweet Chinese-inspired sauce in every bite.
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Chicken Enchilada Soup – Chili’s Copycat
This Chili’s copycat chicken enchilada soup recipe is easy, tasty, and perfect for any night of the week. It can be made with rotisserie or leftover chicken.
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Donuts (Krispy Kreme Copycat)
These Gluten Free Donuts (Krispy Kreme Copycats) are amazing! They are tender, fluffy, and sweet. Mixed up quickly and baked in the oven, these glazed donuts will become a regular treat for your family.
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California Quinoa Salad (Whole Foods Copycat)
California Quinoa Salad recipe is a popular Whole Foods copycat that is refreshing, nutritious, and incredibly delicious. This gluten-free salad features cooked quinoa tossed with fresh vegetables like red bell peppers, red onions, herbs, and a flavorful, zesty salad dressing.
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Copycat Panera Bread 10 Vegetable Soup
This Copycat Panera Bread 10 Vegetable Soup is comforting, spicy, and loaded with vegetables. It’s easy to make in around thirty minutes, and I’ve made it gluten free! Bring on the comfort food.
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Copycat Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwich
This Chick fil A crispy chicken sandwich with homemade Chick fil A sauce is the perfect copycat recipe of the classic sandwich we all love!
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Copycat KFC Chicken
No one makes fried chicken quite like KFC and their 11 herbs and spices. You can recreate their fried chicken at home with this copycat recipe.
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Steak ‘n Shake Copycat Chili-Mac
A real chili-mac is not just regular chili sitting on top of noodles or even mixed in with macaroni elbows. Real chili-mac like you get at Steak ‘n Shake is spicy chili beef sitting on a dollop of spicy ketchup and a pile of pasta.
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Copycat IKEA Veggie Balls
If you don’t have an Ikea nearby, try our copycat Ikea veggie balls recipe. We added eight different vegetables, the same as in the original, with a tasty mix of spices and herbs to get the flavors just right.
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Dill Pickle Chopped Salad (Copycat Taylor Farms)
A simple homemade version of the ever-so-popular Taylor Farms Dill Pickle Chopped Salad kit sold at Costco. The creamy dill pickle ranch dressing is sugar-free and low-carb. This crunchy, flavorful salad is a dill pickle lover’s dream!
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Crispy Popcorn Chicken
Crispy popcorn chicken is the best snack to enjoy. They’re coated with spicy and crunchy batter and succulent chicken pieces inside.
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Turkey Chili Recipe (Panera Bread Copycat)
You will love this Panera bread turkey chili recipe! It has amazing flavor with a mild spice and smoky flavor and it’s loaded with nutritious ingredients to keep you satisfied.
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Chick Fil A Sauce
This Chick Fil A Sauce recipe is a knock-off of the stuff you can get in this popular restaurant. It’s better for you and still gives you great flavor you can enjoy any time at home!
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Copycat Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt
Copycat Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt! If you love the original, you’ll love this copycat tart frozen yogurt recipe. Just three ingredients enjoyed as-is or topped with fruit.
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