Restaurant recipes

Here are 9 restaurant recipes to help you recreate your favorite menu items

The great restaurants share the recipes of their best dishes. Whether you’ve always dreamed of having an endless supply of Chipotle guacamole or wondered what makes IKEA’s meatballs so crave-worthy, your favorite food stops are here to help. Here are nine restaurant recipes to try recreating your favorite menu items at home.

If you’re looking for that restaurant taste at home (where you can eat it while wearing your coziest sweats), you’re in luck. So many restaurants share their recipes, including your favorite stops like Chipotle, Panera Bread, and The Cheesecake Factory. Some recipes require more work than others, so when you’re ready to cook, be sure to take a look at the requirements before you start. These restaurant recipes include desserts, main dishes and sides. So there is a different recipe for almost every foodie. Get ready to recreate your favorite menu items from the comfort of your kitchen with one of these recipes from your favorite restaurants.

1. Chipotle Guacamole Recipe

Bringing some cheer to guac fans everywhere, fast-casual restaurant Chipotle has shared its fan-favorite guacamole recipe. The company posted the recipe on Twitter Thursday, April 23.

The recipe calls for a few classic guac ingredients, such as lime juice, red onion, cilantro, and jalapeno, in addition to salt for seasoning and avocados.

2. Chinese Chicken Salad from The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory shares a ton of their recipes on their website, including their popular Chinese Chicken Salad. Fans of the multi-textured, tangy bite can recreate it at home. Preparing the salad itself isn’t too complicated, but there are quite a few ingredients, so you may have to improvise if you don’t have everything on hand.

3. Disney Parks Churro Bites

Disney Parks shared its Churro Bites recipe on the Disney Parks Blog on Sunday, April 5. The recipe calls for essential cooking items that you likely have in your fridge and cupboards. Although the cooking process is a little more complicated, if you like mushy and sweet bites, you’ll be up for the challenge.

4. McDonald’s Egg McMuffins

This recipe is from McDonald’s UK for an at-home version of your favorite Mickey D’s breakfast item. The company posted it to Twitter on Saturday, April 4, along with an easy recipe card that describes how to make your own Egg McMuffins.

5. Panera Bread Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Make baking-ready peanut butter banana bread with this Panera Bread recipe. This dessert bread uses simple baking ingredients and only takes 10 minutes to prepare. Just make sure you have ripe bananas and get ready to cook.

6. IKEA meatballs with cream sauce

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If you can’t pass an IKEA trip without taking an order of the popular Swedish meatballs, then you’ll want to try this recipe for yourself. Although IKEA’s recipe for meatballs with cream sauce may take some time to prepare, you’ll be glad you tried it.

7. Panera Bread Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

While you won’t see this one on Panera’s in-store menu, this Stuffed French Toast recipe doesn’t take a lot of time to make if you’re making it overnight. As long as you have any type of cinnamon raisin bread and some fresh fruit, you’re good to go.

8. Stouffer’s French Bread Pizza

OK, Stouffer’s French Bread Pizza isn’t exactly a restaurant, but it’s a staple in the freezer aisle, and this recipe only requires a few ingredients. If you don’t have French bread on hand, Stouffer’s says you can try this recipe with any type of bread, roll or bun. Even better, if you’re making homemade bread, you can substitute it to make your AF pizza fresh.

To make it, you need a loaf of French country bread, cut in half, 5 ounces of a tomato-based pizza sauce, 1/8 teaspoon of fennel, 3 ounces of part-skim mozzarella cheese low water, 1 ounce pepperoni, cut into wedges.

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Prepare the French Bread Pizza using the following steps:

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. Cut the French country bread in half lengthwise.

3. Place the bread on a baking sheet, inside side up. Then spread pizza sauce over each half and sprinkle fennel over it.

4. Next, put about 1.5 ounces of mozzarella on each, then top with pepperoni.

5. Put the pizza in the oven and bake for 15-18 minutes until you see the cheese brown and bubbling.

6. Take them out of the oven and let them cool for five minutes.

7. Cut into slices and serve.

9. Cinnamon Pancakes from The Cheesecake Factory

This recipe for Cinnamon Roll Pancakes from The Cheesecake Factory will make homemade brunch so much sweeter. All you need are some basic baking ingredients and a little prep time to create these breakfast desserts at home.

If you’re tired of cooking the same old thing day after day, try replacing it with a restaurant favorite that you can cook right at home.