Carino's Italian is a United States-based chain of Italian food casual dining restaurants. It has more than 170 restaurants with branches in about 30 states. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, the concept is owned by Fired Up, Inc., which was founded in 1997 by partners and former Brinker International executives Norman Abdallah and Creed Ford. Prior to 2006, restaurants were called Johnny Carino's Country Italian, Johnny Carino's Italian then changed to Carino's Italian Grill.




Baked Cheese Tortellini

Johnny Carino's Cheese Tortellini
Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

1 lb frozen cheese tortellini
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1 jar of Alfredo sauce
1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
Parmesan to grate on top

Cook the pasta according the package. Mix both jars of sauce in a small saucepan and heat thoroughly.
Put a layer of sauce on the bottom of a glass baking dish. Add the pasta, spreading it out to make an even layer. Cover with the rest of the sauce, the mozzarella and bake for about 20 minutes on 350 degrees.  Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese.

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