Pesto Sauce – Cooked every day to keep the freshness. This Genovese style pesto is made from basil, pine nut, walnut, parmigiano, olive oil, and garlic. The ingredients are utilized according to a traditional family recipe passed down through the generations. Special cold blending process is used, to ensure the integrity and flavour of the basil remains.
Enjoy this ready-made pesto sauce for a quick, tasty, and healthy pasta dish!
Note: Please refrigerate and consume within 3 days of opening
The Health Benefits of Pesto
There are many interesting health benefits that pesto has.
It’s Packed with Antioxidants
Thanks to ingredients like basil and garlic, pesto is packed with numerous antioxidants. This will not only help you to stay healthy, but prevent serious illnesses, like cancer, from developing.
It Can Help Normalize Your Blood Pressure
Pesto can also help to normalize your blood pressure. This is because of the pine nuts and garlic mixed into it which have been proven to help keep your arteries healthy.
It’s a Good Source of Calcium
Parmigiano-Reggiano is a good source of calcium and also contains Vitamin D which not only keeps your bones healthy, but helps your intestines to better absorb vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc, and magnesium.
It Keeps Your Heart Strong
Another benefit of pesto is that it keeps your heart strong. Thanks to it containing high amounts of Omega-3, it encourages your heart to function properly which reduces your risk of stroke and heart disease.
Food to Use Pesto In
Pesto can be used in many different types of dishes. Some ideas include:
- Being a sauce for pasta, fish, and meat
- Using it as a salad dressing
- As a substitute for mayonnaise
- As a pizza topping
- A spread for bread
Recipe: Classic Basil Pesto Sauce