Olive Garden is a famous chain of restaurants that specialize in Italian American cuisine. The first restaurant was opened in 1982 and it gained a steady following until it soon became the most famous Italian food restaurant in the country. Now it has a global reach with over 700 restaurants all over the world. All of the new restaurants of the company are patterned after a farmhouse in Tuscany which houses a culinary institute founded by the company that owns the chain.The design gives the restaurants that Italian feel to it.
The Cuisine– The reason for the success of the chain is the excellent food served on all of its branches. Recently the company has announced that they are planning on some expansion into new markets particularly in the Middle East and in Asia and that they are looking into doing more franchising partnerships which is something new to the company which has always relied on company expansion. The cuisine is supposed to be developed from the local cooking of the people from Tuscany. The company ensures the quality of all the food served on its restaurants by sending al of its managers to Italy once a year to get a real feel for Italian cooking.
How to Make Olive Garden Salad – One of the most famous dish that they serve on Olive Garden is their salad. With the increasing aware ness today for healthy this delicious dish is bound to become even more popular. One of the secrets behind the popularity of the salad is the amazing dressing that they serve with it. Of course another factor is the amazing freshness which with they serve their vegetables but the dressing is still by far the deciding factor. If you want to try out making this delicious dish when you are at home then here are some steps that you can follow on how to make Olive Garden salad dressing:
Ingredients- Half a Cup of Vinegar
A Third of a Cup of Water
A Third of a Cup of Oil
A Fourth of a Cup of Corn Syrup
2 Tbsp Parmesan Cheese
2 Tbsp Beaten egg
1 Tsp Salt
1Tsp Lemon Juice
1 Tsp Minced Garlic
A Fourth of A Tsp of Dry Parsley
A Pinch of Oregano and Red Pepper
Start greating the parmesan cheese. This should depend on your preference. Beat one egg and take 2 tablespoon of it. Add that in a bowl with your grated choose. Then you can add all the other ingredients in a bowl and then mix them all together. You can then start enjoying your salad.
The salad is very high on fibre which something that is very crucial for the good health of the digestive system. It is also rich in other nutrients that are much needed by the body. One great thing to remember when eating salad is to ask for the dressing to be placed on the side. That allows you to only use it when you need it which can reduce your calorie intake.