Olive Garden's famous house salad. Italian kitchen. Signature recipe. Give your salads and special dishes a touch of Tuscany with Olive Garden's Signature Recipe Croutons. These croutons are prepared using Olive Garden's own recipe and are the same ones you will find in our restaurants. Our croutons are made with Romano cheese, seasoned with garlic, Italian herbs & spices, and baked to a delicious golden brown.