Fun with Olive Garden Breadsticks
Awhile back, we went to Olive Garden for lunch. The meal was so-so, but their famous (or possibly infamous, if nutrition levels are a factor) breadsticks are well-known for a reason. And to my surprise, our waiter was willing to pack us a few to take home along with our leftovers. So we did.
We enjoyed a few of these breadsticks in the standard way, along with pasta or soup or whatever, but when we were down to the last three, I felt like getting creative. Lo and behold: mini sub sandwiches. How you fill the sandwiches is of course up to you, but here’s what I did.
Ingredients, per serving
- 2-3 breadsticks, cut in half lengthwise
- 1/4 – 1/3 avocado, thinly sliced
- 1-2 tbsp marinated roasted red peppers, sliced
- 1 oz Toscana pepper cheese, sliced
Preheat oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees. Once preheated, bake breadsticks for about 3-5 minutes.
Arrange filling ingredients in the inside of each sandwich. Serve immediately.