Olive Garden Soups are prepared with 100% fresh ingredients and cooked with that perfect Italian style that makes this restaurant for. Anyone looking for a light meal will enjoy their several soup recipes and it’s also a very nice dish to get started and set your tummy’s mood for one of their main dishes. Olive Garden soups are not only tasty and savory, they are also healthy options since their ingredients are all natural. Here are the Olive Garden Soup recipes that will surely make your mouth water:
Chicken and Gnocchi – One of the best Olive Garden Soups, it has a creamy soup base mixed with traditional Italian dumplings, roasted chicken and spinach. Wine pairings that go nice with this soup include the white Principato Bianco, the red Principato Rosso, and the blush wine Principato Rosato. This soup contains 250 grams of calories, 8 grams of fat, 3 grams of saturated fat, 1,180 milligrams of sodium, 29 grams of carbohydrates, and 2 grams of fiber.
Pasta e Fagioli – This soup has a savory broth base mixed in with a combination of white and red beans, tomatoes, pasta and pieces of ground beef. It also goes well with a white, red or blush wine. Be sure to ask your waiter for the specific wine to match this delectable soup. A serving of this soup contains 130 grams of calories, 8 grams of fat, 3 grams of saturated fat, 680 milligrams of sodium, 17 grams of carbohydrates and 6 grams of fiber.
Zuppa Toscana – It has a creamy broth base that contains russet potatoes, cavolo greens and pieces of spicy sausage. It also goes well when paired with a white Zinfandel, a red Merlot and a white Rossa Fiano. A serving of this soup contains 170 grams of calories, 4 grams of fat, 2 grams of saturated fat, 960 milligrams of sodium, 24 grams of carbohydrates and 2 grams of fiber.
Minestrone – Fresh vegetables, pasta and beans mixed in a light and savory tomato broth base. This is a classic vegetarian dish that’s offered on Olive Garden’s Garden Fare recipes. It can also be paired with a red Merlot wine, a blush White Zinfandel and a white Rossa Fiano. This dish has no saturated fat and it only contains 100 grams of calories, 1 gram of fat, 1.020 milligrams of sodium, 18 grams of carbohydrates, and 3 grams of fiber. With that kind of nutritional value you can be sure that you’re not only eating a tasty treat but a healthy one as well.