Basil Pesto 100g
Pesto, also known as pesto alla genovese, is an Italian basil-based sauce that originated in Genoa, the capital of the province of Liguria. Basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and Parmesan cheese are used to make traditional pesto (or another type of hard Italian cheese, such as Pecorino).
Pesto has a creamy texture and tastes like garlic and basil or parsley. The cheese adds smoothness, while a drizzle of olive oil adds richness and an earthy taste. No ingredient in a good pesto should be overpowering or underpowering; you should be able to taste each component separately.
Basil pesto is recommended to share It with the traditional trofie , which is gnocchi-like pasta. Pasta with pesto has become a popular meal in many countries, with various recipes for "pasta with pesto" available online.
Basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, olive oil, lemon, salt, black pepper and lemon basil.
|Typical Values||100 g|
|of which saturated||4g|
|of which Sugars||3.0g|