Olive Garden is now serving 'Italian nachos' -- and people are freaking out

  • Olive Garden just debuted an unorthodox take on nachos.
  • The chain is now serving fried lasagna sheets topped with cheese, ragu, and alfredo sauce.
  • Reactions have been mixed.

Olive Garden, the fabled chain sworn to uphold Italian tradition in a casual-dining setting, is now serving nachos.

The dish, appetizingly named “loaded pasta chips,” is essentially fried lasagna sheets topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheese, a three-meat ragu sauce, cherry peppers, and alfredo sauce.

The nachos debuted on the menu last week to the tune of $US6.99 a plate. They will be available at Olive Garden until April 1, according to Foodbeast.

This doesn’t sound all that Italian, but for a chain that doesn’t even salt its pasta water, it seems par the course.

Many Twitter users have sounded off on this rather unorthodox menu item.

Olive garden nachos twitterTwitter/brettmolina23
Olive garden nachos twitterTwitter/frankpallotta
Olive garden nachos twitterTwitter/HashtagGriswold

Other users appear to be taking the Italian-Tex-Mex franken-dish in stride.

Olive garden nachos tweetsTwitter/adamlubitow
Olive garden nachos tweetsTwitter/vinnmann11

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