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7 Copycat Olive Garden Recipes to Make at Home

Come for the pasta, stay for the breadsticks. Olive Garden certainly knows how to keep diners coming back, but that doesn't mean you can't make some of their top recipes at home.

1. Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana

Arguably their most popular dish, this soup is also an easy-to-make classic for home cooks, especially with this recipe.


Super Delicious Zuppa Toscana

Photo by LilSnoo

2. Easy Pasta Fagioli

When we said Zuppa Toscana was “arguably” Olive Garden's most popular? This is the argument, right here.


Meme's Pasta Fagioli

Photo by lutzflcat

3. Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

This soup is just a little less famous, but only because gnocchi isn't as well known. Think of it as chicken and dumplings, Italian-style.


Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

Photo by KGora

4. Breadsticks

Want to make them truly never-ending? Make 'em at home.



Photo by Christina

5. Better-Than-Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Is it really better? Amanda Bremner certainly thinks so - "Made it for my incredibly picky fiancee who loves the Olive Garden® Alfredo. He tasted it and (without seeing the name of the recipe) immediately stated that it's better than Olive Garden®, and that I should make it more."


Better Than Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Photo by Christina

6. Grilled Chicken with Peach Sauce

A more-than-credible take on the classic Peach Moscato Chicken, this one is perfect for warm-weather grilling.


Grilled Chicken with Peach

Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

7. Chef John's Whipped Cream

This 5-ingredient dessert is so simple, and tastes just like the Olive Garden® dessert.


Chef Johns Zabaglione

Photo by Chef John

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Noel would really like that with some extra ranch dressing on it.