Most entrees at the Olive Garden come with your choice of soup or salad. If you opt for soup, you can choose from Minestrone, Chicken and Gnocchi, Pasta e Fagioli and Zuppa Toscana. Nutritional values vary depending on your selection.
The Olive Garden's Minestrone has 100 calories per bowl. If you eat a 2,000-calorie diet, the soup amounts to 5 percent of your total daily intake. Other nutritional values for the Minestrone include 1 g of total fat, 1,020 mg of sodium and 3 g of total carbohydrates.
Chicken and Gnocchi
A bowl of Chicken and Gnocchi soup from the Olive Garden has 250 calories, the restaurant reports. It represents 12.5 percent of your daily caloric intake if you eat 2,000 calories a day. The creamy soup also contains 8 g of total fat, 1,180 mg of sodium and 29 g of carbs.
Pasta e Fagioli
The Olive Garden's Pasta e Fagioli contains 130 calories, which equals 6.5 percent of your calories on a 2,000-calorie diet. The pasta soup also has 2.5 g of total fat, 680 mg of sodium and 17 g of carbohydrates.
Each bowl of Zuppa Toscana soup from the Olive Garden has 170 calories. The total amounts to 8.5 percent of your daily intake if you eat 2,000 calories a day. The soup also has 4 g of fat, 960 mg of sodium and 24 g of carbohydrates.