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Olive Garden jumps into the nacho game with new Loaded Pasta Chips

Olive Garden jumps into the nacho game with new Loaded Pasta Chips

Despite having recent success with a "back-to-basics" approach focused on quality food, Olive Garden is releasing something distinctly non-traditional: Italian nachos.

Olive Garden is continuing its storied tradition of, well, redefining Italian cuisine with its debut of loaded Italian nachos.

Darden Restaurants, which owns Olive Garden along with several other chains, reported strong earnings last quarter on the back of improved in-store sales for the Italian chain.

Foodbeast has sampled the "nachos" for our benefit and comes away with an "actually not the grossest thing in the world" take.

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To us, the lasagna chips had a crunch similar to that of wonton chips, but they didn't crumble as much and held up the mound of toppings on it pretty well.

Essentially a pasta-nacho hybrid, this over-the-top appetizer features lightly fried "pasta chips", layered with Italian cheeses, meat sauce, cherry peppers, and a drizzle of alfredo sauce.

It is now available at every Olive Garden nationwide at least through this summer, but probably longer if we all agree to go hard here.


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