If you LOVE breadsticks are much as us, then you probably know that the mecca of all breadsticks lies in the popular Italian restaurant, Olive Garden. While Olive Garden has a variety of delicious pastas and salads, on top of many other dishes -- there's no denying that they're most famous for their beyond mouth-watering breadsticks. They're soft, just the right amount of salty and let's face, they're just pure DELICIOUSNESS.
But what if we were to tell you that you could get these yummy breadsticks right in the comfort of your own home? That's right, you don't have to wait until date night to enjoy these babies at the restaurant. We've got the recipe to Olive Garden-inspired breadsticks that will help you re-live your soft and buttery dreams over and over again. Sorry in advance for inspire your drooling.
Here's how you can make them:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Spray your fingers with oil and knead the thawed dough
Shape the dough into 10 cigar sized pieces
Place the breadsticks on a oil sprayed sheet
Let rise in a warm place until doubled in size -- this may take 2 hours total
Lightly spray the top of each breadstick with oil, garlic powder and oregano
Bake 20-25 minutes until golden brown
There you have it! Enjoy and serve.
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Learn how to make Olive Garden's famously delicious breadsticks at home
In this May 22, 2014 photo, patrons enter an Olive Garden Restaurant in Short Pump, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
In this Wednesday, March 20, 2013 file photo, people leave an Olive Garden restaurant at sunset in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR DARDEN- A group of veterans celebrate Veterans Day with a free meal at the Olive Garden restaurant in Kissimmee, Fla. Olive Garden, Red Lobster and LongHorn Steakhouse are saluting those who serve our country by providing a variety of free menu items to veterans and active-duty military on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Scott A. Miller/AP Images for Darden)
Two employees enter an Olive Garden restaurant on the north side of Indianapolis, Friday, Dec. 15, 2006. (AP Photo/Tom Strattman)
Olive garden Italian Restaurant logo.
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People enter a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden location in Reno, Nevada, U.S., on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Darden reported a 2.2 percent increase in same-restaurant sales for the Olive Garden versus last year, in a third-quarter earnings report released on March 20. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An Olive Garden restaurant is shown in Hialeah, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. Servers at Olive Garden, Red Lobster and other eateries are suing the restaurants' parent company, claiming they were cheated out of overtime pay and not allowed to clock-in until customers arrived. The federal lawsuit against Darden Restaurants seeks back pay and other compensation, plus interest and attorney's fees. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)