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The 25 BEST Olive Garden Recipes


Bring the flavors of the iconic Italian restaurant into your kitchen with Copycat Olive Garden Recipes, and make homemade versions of classic dishes like Zuppa Toscana, and endless breadsticks!

BEST Olive Garden Recipes

These recipes not only capture the essence of Olive Garden’s signature flavors but also provide the satisfaction of recreating restaurant magic in the comfort of your home.

1. Alfredo Sauce

Ready for your new favorite sauce? Keep this recipe on hand and you’ll never wonder what to do with pasta or chicken! This sauce can be used in many delicious ways.

2. Chicken Gnocchi Soup

This is such a comforting dumpling soup. It’s creamy and satisfying enough to be an awesome side dish or entree. Pair it with the salad and breadstick recipes for the real at-home Olive Garden experience.

3. Pasta E Fagioli

If you want to try and remake your favorite trio of soup, breadsticks, and salad,  give Pasta Fagioli Soup a try! Tomato-based and full of hearty beans, veggies, and pasta, this soup is a full meal in itself.

4. Olive Garden Salad

This salad is the perfect pairing with the soup recipes listed, but it also works just as well as a starter or side with any other meal! You can edit it just how you like it at home!

5. Chicken Marsala

If you want to impress, try this chicken marsala recipe! Buttery mushroom sauce over perfectly cooked chicken feels luxurious and you can have it right at home. You might even find yourself making the sauce for other recipes.

6. Chicken Scampi

Chicken scampi is another delicious entree option. It’s hard to go wrong with garlic and butter! This is a delicious option to serve over pasta or drenched in Olive Garden’s Alfredo sauce.

7. Toasted Ravioli

You might think your favorite appetizer is too complicated to make at home, but you’d be surprised. This is an addictive snack that will make you want to double the recipe.

8. Breadsticks

We couldn’t have a list of Olive Garden dupes without a breadstick recipe! These breadsticks are so delicious and versatile, that they’re another option you’ll crave to go with any soup or entree.

9. Olive Garden Salad Dressing

We’ve already covered the full salad recipe, but let’s face it, the secret is in the dressing. If you love Olive Garden’s salad, this one is a must-have! It would make a wonderful pasta salad dressing too.

10. Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta

This amazing dip is a wonderful appetizer or shareable snack that you’ll want to show off at your next party. Serve this with breadsticks or your favorite crostini/cracker for a crowd-pleaser.

11. Tortellini Al Forno

This recipe is another wonderful way to use Alfredo sauce. Plenty of veggies and delicious cheesy pasta that also make for mouthwatering leftovers.

12. Minestrone Soup

The last soup on our list is the vegetarian option from the menu. This is a wonderful treat for soup season that makes a great meal anytime.

Hopefully, we’ve managed to collect all of the Olive Garden copycat recipes you were searching for. These recipes are an awesome way to guarantee restaurant-quality meals at home. Don’t forget to add extra grated parmesan!