If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then here's a collection of 20 recipes from 20 different restaurants that should all consider themselves flattered! If you don't have time to drive to your favorite restaurant to order your favorite dish, or if you've always wanted to eat your favorite meal whenever you like, you can now recreate your well-loved dishes in the comfort of your own home. Slow Roasted Italian took the time to collect the most popular dishes from the most popular restaurants and diners in the country, today.
This mega-list of 20 copycat recipes include Cinnabon's Cinnamon Roll, Red Lobster's Cheddar Bay Biscuits, Texas Roadhouse buttery rolls, and even Chipotle's Barbacoa meal. The list comes with two recipes from Olive Garden, namely the creamy Alfredo sauce that you can use as topping for any meal, and Chicken Parmesano Vino Bianco with white wine cream sauce. If you love Applebee's, you can recreate their Spicy Queso Blanco Dip at home, or if you prefer something spicy, the list also includes a knock-off of Wendy's Beef Chili.
If you are fond of casseroles, the list has around two recipes from Cracker Barrel and Boston Market. For us sauce lovers, Slow Roasted Italian has also managed to recreate Wendy's Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce. Seasonal treats such as McDonald's Shamrock Shake, which is only sold during St. Patrick's Day, may also be enjoyed whenever, wherever. You can find a recipe of this minty shake from the list, as well.
The list doesn't end there: all-time favorites such as Chipotle's Guacamole dish, Cilantro Lime Rice, Hooter's Fried Pickles, Olive Garden's classic salad dressing, a Maid-Rite sandwich, Starbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bars, Cinnabon's Cinnamon Stix, and finally, McDonald's Apple Pies, are all in the list.
To view the complete list of recipes and their ingredients, head on over to The Slow Roasted Italian.