Olive Garden Grilled Chicken Flatbread

Olive Garden Grilled Chicken Flatbread is a perfect appetizer or light dinner. Grilled chicken, mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers, and basil on a flatbread crust with Alfredo sauce is a wonderful dish.

overhead view of homemade Olive Garden grilled chicken flatbread

Olive Garden does it again! This Olive Garden chicken flatbread is an appetizer that you will want to order when you go there. However, you don’t have to go there. This chicken flatbread recipe is simple to make at home. This Olive Garden flatbread is layered with roasted chicken, fiery roasted red peppers, creamy Alfredo sauce, gooey mozzarella cheese, garlic, and fresh basil. The Italian flavors in this Olive Garden chicken flatbread are absolutely irresistible.

This chicken flatbread recipe only takes a few minutes to put together after preparing the chicken, peppers, and sauce. 

This copycat Olive Garden flatbread recipe makes for a perfect appetizer or even a light lunch or dinner. Whether you serve it for a quick and easy weeknight meal (with a salad) or as a perfect dinner party appetizer, this recipe is guaranteed to be a family and a crowd pleaser.

Have you seen those enticing puffy flatbreads at the grocery store and wondered what you could do with them? Well, wonder no more. This Olive Garden flatbread is the ideal combination of delicious and easy.

Another idea is to use pita breads as your base. You could even make your own flatbreads – click here to learn how to make flatbreads in a skillet.

What Else Goes on a Flatbread?

  • Any leftovers you’ve been wondering what to do with.
  • Leftover turkey from Thanksgiving
  • Cooked sausage
  • Pepperoni
  • Bacon
  • Ham
  • Olives
  • Mushrooms
  • BBQ sauce
  • Pesto
  • Pineapple

For more ideas for chicken flatbread recipes, click here.

You can buy ready-made Alfredo sauce or make your own. Click here for our copycat Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce recipe

Ingredients

Here’s a list of what you need:

  • Flatbread
  • Chicken breast
  • Alfredo sauce
  • Red pepper, grilled
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil
  • Garlic clove
Olive Garden grilled chicken flatbread ingredients

How to Make Chicken Flatbread

  1. Prepare Alfredo sauce.
  2. Season chicken breast with salt and pepper and place in a skillet over medium-low heat with cooking oil.
  3. Cook chicken breast for about 6 minutes on both sides or until done.
    cooked chicken breasts in a grill pan
  4. Slice chicken breast into small slices.
  5. Peel garlic clove, cut it in half, and rub the cut garlic clove over the flatbread.
  6. Place flatbread on a baking sheet.
  7. Spread Alfredo sauce on the flatbread except for the edges.
  8. Place chicken breast slices onto flatbread, top with half of the grilled red peppers, and sprinkle over mozzarella cheese on top of everything.
    Homemade Olive Garden grilled chicken flatbread on a baking sheet before cooking in the oven
  9. Bake the flatbread at 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes or until the mozzarella cheese melts.
  10. Remove flatbread from oven and top with remaining grilled red peppers.
  11. Sprinkle chopped basil on top.
  12. Cut flatbread into wedges and serve.
slices of homemade Olive Garden grilled chicken flatbread on a wood board

How to Grill Peppers in the Oven

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Lightly coat the red pepper with olive oil.
  3. Grill peppers under the broiler until the skin turns black and the pepper softens slightly.
  4. Place the pepper into a paper bag to cool for approximately 20 minutes.
  5. Peel off the blackened skin.

How to Grill Peppers on a Gas Stove Top

  1. Turn your flame on high.
  2. Use metal tongs to place the pepper on the gas burner.
  3. Flip pepper over once one side is blackened.
  4. Continue to flip pepper until the entire pepper has been blackened.
  5. Place the pepper into a paper bag to cool for approximately 20 minutes.
  6. Peel off the blackened skin.
homemade Olive Garden grilled chicken flatbread on a wood board

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overhead view of homemade Olive Garden grilled chicken flatbread

Olive Garden Grilled Chicken Flatbread

You can make Olive Garden Grilled Chicken Flatbread at home with this easy copycat recipe.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Grilled Chicken Flatbread, Olive Garden Recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 441kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces flatbread
  • 1/2 pound chicken breast
  • 1 cup Alfredo sauce
  • 1 red pepper grilled
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove

Instructions

  • Prepare Alfredo sauce.
  • Season chicken breast with salt and pepper and place in a skillet over medium-low heat with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. Cook chicken breast for about 6 minutes on one side, flip over and cook chicken breast on the other side, this should take about 5 to 6 minutes. Slice chicken breast into small slices.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel garlic clove, cut in half, and rub the cut garlic clove over the flatbread.
  • Place cooked chicken breast slices onto flatbread, coat the bread with Alfredo sauce, top with half of the grilled red peppers, and sprinkle over mozzarella cheese on top of everything. Place into the oven and heat until the mozzarella cheese melts, this should take 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven, top with remaining grilled red peppers, and add chopped basil before serving. 

How to Grill a Pepper in the Oven

  •  Preheat broiler. Lightly coat the red pepper with olive oil. Grill peppers under the broiler until the skin turns black and the pepper softens slightly. Place the pepper into a paper bag to cool for approximately 20 minutes, and then peel off the blackened skin. 

How to Grill a Pepper on a Gas Stovetop

  • Turn your flame on high, and with metal tongs place the pepper on the gas burner, flip over once one side is blackened, continue to do so until the entire pepper has been blackened. Place the pepper into a paper bag to cool for approximately 20 minutes and then peel off the blackened skin.

Nutrition

Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 984mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1075IU | Vitamin C: 38.9mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1.6mg
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About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Misha

    We made our own flat bread with Greek Yogurt and self rising flour! Soooo good! We added onions and tomatoes to ours also.

  2. Ed

    Just made it! My son & I looooooved it!!!! the best flatbread I’ve ever had. Thanks for sharing (BTW – I got lazy and bought the dough from my favorite pizza place).

  3. Kim F.

    Peel- to take the skins off vegetables.
    peal- the large flat board (it looks like a large spatula) that takes pizzas out of the oven.
    Sorry, I am a bit of a grammar Nazi, more and more I see this word used wrong in blogs, surprising, since you seem to know a lot about food and food prep.

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