Fresh Stir-In Basil Pesto Sauce Waitrose 145g

3.7 out of 5 (70)

46 out of 70 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life 4 days guaranteed (avg. 7.5) (avg. 7.5)*

Suitable for vegetarians Suitable for freezing

£2.19

Price per 100g: £1.51

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Product Description

A pesto made with basil, olive oil (25%), medium fat hard cheese and toasted pine nuts

Product Information

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Storage

Keep refrigerated below 5ºC. Once opened, consume within 2 days.
Suitable for freezing on day of purchase. Use within one month. Defrost fully before use: do not refreeze once defrosted.

Prepare & Use

Serving suggestion
Cook 250g of fresh egg penne pasta, drain and add Waitrose Green Basil Pesto. Ensure the pasta is piping hot to allow the heat of the pasta to melt the sauce

Country of Origin

UK.

Country of Packing

UK.

Manufacturer

Waitrose Ltd
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 8YA
UK

Package Type

Sleeve & Pot.

Recycling Information

Sleeve and pot recyclable.

Other Information

Per 1/2 pot calories 309 15%, sugars 0.6g 1%, fat 30.7g 44%, saturates 5.6g 28%, salt 0.74g 12% GDA Packaging Card - Sleeve - widely recycled Plastic - Pot and Lid - check local recycling Plastic - Film - not currently recycled.

Nutrition

Allergen Information

  • Contains: Lactose, Milk

Ingredients

Basil, Olive Oil (25%), Medium Fat Hard Cheese, Toasted Pine Nuts, Lemon Juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Water, Garlic Puree, Salt.

Dietary Information

Suitable for Vegetarians

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100gper  pot
Energy1744kj1264kj
Energy423kcal307kcal
Protein7.6g5.5g
Carbohydrate2.7g2g
of which sugars0.8g0.6g
Fat42.4g30.7g
of which saturates7.7g5.6g
Fibre1.5g1.1g
Sodium0.41g0.3g


Reviews

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5

70 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.7

46 out of 70 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

28 November 2011

excellent

Nearly as good as my husband's fresh pesto sauce, impressive!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

20 November 2011

Delicious

Really tasty pesto, not too overpowering. Better than M&S fresh pesto.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

26 October 2011

great product

not too many ingredients and no cashew nuts!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

10 October 2011

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

Gorgeously tasty.....

It really is the best Pesto Sauce we have tasted....stired into fresh pasta with a handful of bacon pieces, onions a scattering of extra pine-nuts it doesn't need the extra - I just like an excuse for pine-nuts - delicious - every plate was empty.....

Rating: 5 star out of 5

26 May 2011

Thank Goodness it's back!

The best pesto ever!

Recipes

Nigella Lawson's Pea & Pesto Soup

Nigella Lawson's Pea & Pesto Soup

Providing something hot to eat is the hardest challenge (on the run), and although flasks of soup provide scope for spillage and mess, I fell they are worth the risk. This soup - my all-time most-requested - has the bonus, too of being so simple to make, you can do it while you stumble about the kitchen at breakfast. While you can make it with pesto from a jar, the difference when you use the "fresh" stuff in a tub that you find in chiller cabinets in the supermarkets is astonishing. I think soups taste better made in a blender rather than a food processor, and it's best to use a blender which has a central plug in the lid that you can remove to stop pressure building up - which, in turn, prevents you getting soup all over you or your walls. That would not be a good start to the day.

10 mins

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Pesto and Pepper Pork

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30 mins

Eyeball Spaghetti

Eyeball Spaghetti

Gruesome Halloween grub for your little ghouls! A quick and easy pasta dish that can be rustled up quickly before a bit of trick or treating!

15 mins

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