About Olive Garden

Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.6 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and operates more than 2,100 restaurants that generate over $8.5 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 200,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2014, Darden was named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the fourth year in a row. Olive Garden is committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the local community. As part of this commitment, Olive Garden restaurants have donated nearly 30 million pounds of food to local community food banks across the country.




Stuffed Chicken Marsala

The stuffed chicken marsala at Olive Garden is a chicken breast stuffed with Italian cheeses and topped with mushrooms and a creamy marsala sauce.

NOTE: The video cooking demonstration was to show the technique for making the stuffed chicken breasts.

Ingredients for Olive Garden Stuffed Chicken Marsala
6 chicken breasts
6 slices prosciutto
6 slices of Fontina cheese
flour for dredging
olive oil
10 ounces mushrooms
1/2 cup marsala wine
2 cups chicken stock
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp flour

Cut and pound the chicken breasts as flat as possible.
Season with salt, pepper and thyme.
Place a slice of prosciutto and a piece of Fontina cheese on each chicken breast.
Roll into a ball.
Dip chicken breasts in flour.
Add oil to a skillet and saute chicken breasts until brown on both sides.
Remove browned chicken breasts from skillet.
Add more oil if necessary.
Add mushrooms to skillet and saute on high until brown.
Add Marsala wine to skillet and reduce by half, about 5 minutes.
Add chicken stock to skillet.
Put chicken back into the pan.
Simmer until chicken is cooked through. About 5-10 minutes.

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