Craving your favorite chain restaurant salad? These 7 incredible copycat restaurant salads will have you eating your favorite salad in no time, right from home!
The warmer it gets, the more I crave cold, crisp summer salads. We’re also trying to stay on budget these days. So, ordering takeout on repeat isn’t the greatest choice, even on days when it feels way too darn hot to cook something.
The compromise? Easy to throw together copycat restaurant salads! We’ve really enjoyed recreating some of our favorite salads from restaurants we typically like eating out at.
And I’ve found so many yummy copycat salad recipes, including some restaurant salad favorites from places like California Pizza Kitchen, Sweetgreen, Chick-fil-a, Health Nut, Panera, Olive Garden, Chipotle and more. These recipes nail the perfect salad combinations, including recipes for simple dressings that are spot on.
7 Delicious Copycat Restaurant Salad Recipes
These are a few delicious copycat salad recipes (some tried and true, some at the very top of my “must make” list) …
This simple Copycat Chick-fil-a Superfoods Salad is perfect for summer barbecues and potlucks. Packed full of flavor and goes with everything.
This chicken salad, made famous by Khloe Kardashian and co. is delicious and has the most amazing dressing ever. Trying this one ASAP.
If you’ve never tried one of sweetgreen’s famous salads, get yourself to a big city and try one ASAP. My personal favorite: the sweet green harvest salad. I order it again and again and never grow tired of it. I love it so much, I learned how to make it!
A copycat recipe of CPK’s Thai Chicken Crunch Salad, this summery salad is perfect for picnics and BBQs – it makes a whole lot! Plus, it’s packed with crunchy, healthy veggies, peanuts, and topped with tangy peanut sauce.
Chipotle has so many salad bowl s to choose from and this veggie bowl is one of the tastiest you can make right from your own kitchen. The veggie bowl has 9 ingredients, including fajita veggies, black beans, cilantro brown rice, tomato and corn salsa, and homemade Sofritas, a Chipotle creation of fried tofu crumbles in hot spicy chili sauce, that you can copy at home to have a fully loaded salad bowl.
If you love Olive Garden’s famous house salad, you can recreate the ever-popular salad at home. The recipe is surprisingly simple to make and with this Olive Garden salad recipe you can enjoy your favorite flavors without the cost of eating out!
The Panera Bread Spicy Thai Salad is (surprisingly) no longer available to purchase, but fret not: you can make this restaurant salad favorite at home. The result is a less expensive and even more delicious salad with a kick.
So there you have it: 7 Delicious Copycat Restaurant Salad Recipes to make at home ASAP.
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