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Red Robin Recipes

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Red Robin recipes - the easy way to prepare the best dishes from the Red Robin menu. These are copycat recipes, not necessarily made the same way as they are prepared at Red Robin, but closely modeled on the flavors and textures of Red Robin popular food, so you can bring the exotic tastes of one of the best restaurant chains in America to your own table for a fraction of the cost.

Dating back to 1940 when it was operated as Sam's Tavern in Seattle, Washington, Red Robin become a big success when its menu was expanded to include 28 different burger options in the 1970s. There are more than 450 Red Robin restaurants in the US serving tasty burgers and bottomless fries. 

From Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits to Buffalo Wild Wings hot sauce, chain and franchise restaurants are popular destinations around the world. Eating out too frequently can be costly, not to mention that it's hard to control portion size, ingredients, or the style of cooking to suit your preferences.

Making Red Robin recipes on your own allows you to save money while enjoying your favorite menu items from the casual dining spot. This list collections the best copycat Red Robin recipes from around the Web.

  • 1

    Campfire Sauce

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    1 cup mayonnaise
    1 cup Hickory Honey Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce
    1 teaspoon dried chipotle powder

    - Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl until well combined.
    - Refrigerate to blend flavors; serve as a dipping sauce for french fries or other foods.
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  • 2

    Red Robin Seasoning

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    3 packages cup-a-soup tomato soup mix (about 7 1/2 T.)
    10 T. salt
    2 T. chili powder
    4 T. granulated garlic
    1 T. basil
    1 T. cumin
    1 t. freshly ground black pepper

    - Mix all seasonings together in a bowl.
    - Funnel into a spice shaker. Store in room temperature.
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  • 3

    Freckled Lemonade

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    2 Tbsp. frozen strawberries with syrup (let melt)
    1 1/2 can MinuteMaid Lemonade

    - In a tall glass, place strawberries and syrup into the bottom of a glass.
    - Add lemonade; stir mixture together.
    - Fill glass with ice.
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  • 4

    Honey Mustard Poppy Dressing

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    72 ounces mayonnaise
    12 ounces sugar
    12 ounces honey
    6 ounces mustard
    6 ounces Grey Poupon Dijon mustard
    6 ounces white vinegar
    6 ounces vegetable oil
    9 tablespoons poppy seeds

    - Mix all together with a wire whip.
    - Put in a container; cover and refrigerate.
    - Mixture can last up to a week.
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