Filippo Berio Classic Pesto
Pesto takes its name from the Italian verb, 'to pound' - pestare - a reference to the manner in which it was traditionally made by crushing fresh ingredients with a mortare and pestle. Filippo Berio Classic Basil Pesto is made with a traditional Genovese recipe and is bursting with the flavor of freshly picked basil. Featuring basil, Grana Padano cheese, cashews, Pecorino Romano cheese, pine nuts, and Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this pesto is perfect for perking up pastas, pasta salads, potato salads, sandwiches, soups, hummus, and dips. Try it in these popular recipes: Farfalle with Kale and Pine Nuts, Chicken Soba Noodle Pesto Salad, and Avocado and Pesto Grilled Cheese. This pesto is made with 100% non-GMO sourced ingredients. This product includes one 6.7-ounce glass bottle. For 150 years, Filippo Berio has honored our founder's passion, artistry, and uncompromising commitment to excellence. Our pestos carry our founder and namesake's signature as a guarantee of quality and authenticity. Produced in Liguria, the home of Pesto, this versatile classic is bursting with the taste of Italian basil. Made with Italian basil, Non-vegetarian cheese
Made with freshly picked Ligurian Basil, crushed pine kernels, fine Grana Padano cheese and Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil, our traditional green pesto is sublime stirred into pasta sprinkled with parmesan.
Filippo Berio Classic Pesto is delicious in a host of recipes, on meat or fish, used as a filling in peppers or in chicken breasts, on new potatoes, in place of butter, or mix or drizzle it for an instant taste of Italy.
Green Pesto, so-called because of the vibrant green basil which is its main ingredient, is a classic Italian sauce. Pesto alla genovese was originally created in Genoa in the Italian region of Liguria (traditional green Pesto uses Ligurian basil). Green, or classic, Pesto is a popular and versatile cooking ingredient used in pasta and many other delicious Italian recipes. Discover some of our favourite Green Pesto recipes.
Pesto is an Italian sauce. Pesto alla Genovese, originated in Genoa, the capital city of Liguria, in Italy. The name ‘Pesto’ derives from the Italian verb, pestare, meaning to crush or grind. The key ingredient of Classic Italian Pesto is basil which is crushed into a delicious sauce with garlic, Olive Oil, grated hard cheese and pine nuts. Pesto is simple to make and ready made in jars it’s a convenient family favourite – great with pasta.