Ever looked at a heap of steaming spaghetti and suddenly wished it were packed into slabs of cheesy, deep-dish pie? Well, that's weird. But, apparently, your wish is coming true as the latest way to shovel massive servings of Italian comfort food into your face at Olive Garden, and it's aptly called Deep Dish Spaghetti Pie.
Olive Garden said the new spaghetti pie, which comes in two different flavors, will launch as part of its new summer menu "beginning this week," along with new varieties of its lunchtime breadstick sandwiches, according to a press release. The pies are made with densely packed spaghetti noodles, a ton of cheese, and Italian bacon that's crammed and baked into pie crust, then topped with meats and sauces. They're basically giant hunks of pasta and cheese and they sound fantastic -- especially if you believe that twirling and slurping spaghetti noodles prohibits you from eating it fast enough.
Here's how the restaurant chain describes the new spaghetti dishes, per the release: