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.
Five Cheese Chicken Fettuccine
Carino's Five Cheese Chicken Fettuccine
1 cup Alfredo sauce
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 pinch salt
1 garlic clove, minced
3 ounces chicken, cooked and sliced
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
2 tablespoons pecorino romano cheese, grated
2 tablespoons provolone cheese, grated
2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese, grated
2 tablespoons asiago cheese, grated
10 ounces fettuccine, cooked
In a warm skillet, combine the Alfredo sauce, black pepper, cayenne pepper, salt, garlic and chicken. Cook over low heat stirring until the sauce begins to boil and the chicken is heated through. As the sauce continues to boil, begin to mix in the cheeses until a dense smooth sauce is formed. Remove from the heat, add the pasta, toss and serve.