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Barilla Pesto Genovese 190g

£2.59

£1.36 per 100g
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In Barilla's famous Pesto Genovese, the freshest basil leaves are combined with the delicious taste of Pecorino Romano and Grana Padano cheese. Prepared without preservatives, this is the most classic of all pesto, with the unmistakeable fragrance of summer.

Perfectly matched with 'al dente' Linguine, Pesto Genovese is ideal to give your dish a remarkable taste.
Gluten free
Country of Origin
Italy

Typical Values100g
Energy kJ2119
kcal514
Fat g52,0
of which: Saturates g5,5
Carbohydrate g5,5
of which: Sugars g4,0
Fibre g2,0
Protein g5,0
Salt g3,375
Ingredients
Sunflower Seed Oil 44.5%, Basil 30%, Cashews, Grana Padano PDO Cheese 4.5% (Milk, Lysozyme from Egg), Whey Powder (Milk), Salt, Pecorino Romano PDO Cheese 1.2% (Milk), Sugar, Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1%, Basil Extract, Natural Flavourings (Milk), Garlic, Buttermilk Powder (Milk), Acidity Regulator: Lactic Acid
Allergen Information
Contains Cashew Nuts, Contains Eggs, Free From Gluten, Contains Milk, May Contain Nuts

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05 August 2019 by 
Disappointed in the green glue

Love barilla pasta but this pesto was a major let down. Firstly it contains cashews and sunflower which is so untraditional to any pesto. Im actually surprised it claims to be genovese considering..... Secondly the consistency is of green glue, its claggy and horrible, not worth ruining your past to put this on. I would avoid and make your own or buy a generic one like Ocado/scala. Sunflower Seed Oil 46.1%, Basil 31%, Cashew Nuts, Natural Flavours, Grana Padano DOP Cheese 4.6%, Salt, Pecorino Romano DOP Cheese 1.2%, Sugar, Extravirgin Olive Oil 1%, Basil Extract, Garlic. Traces of: Eggs, other Shelled Fruit.

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15 July 2019 by 
Not what I was expecting, but ok

As other reviewers have noted, this isn't like a traditional pesto. It's much creamer and more like a basil & cream pasta sauce. But I have developed a taste for it. It is a bit salty, so if you're sensitive to that maybe choose another option or use it as a flavouring.

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15 July 2019 by 
great value

surprisingly authentic tasting product. My girlfriend is addicted to it.

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19 June 2019 by 
cheesy, creamy, yummy treat

Delicious thick pesto- not like the classic kind as more cheesy but very yummy

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19 May 2019 by 
Amazing pesto

Lovely and easy to use pesto sauce.

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09 April 2019 by 
Go for OCADO Classic Green Pesto

It's so much superior to this. Ocado is 47% basil; this one is 30% with all sorts of other stuff and way too much salt.

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