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Isola Gourmet Pesto Genovese With Fresh Basil

6.5 ozUPC: 0078096130210
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The name is the past participle of the Genoese verb paste; (Italian: pestare), which means to pound, to crush, in reference to the original method of preparation: according to tradition, the ingredients are "crushed" or ground in a marble mortar through a circular motion of a wooden pestle. This same Latin root, through Old French, also gave rise to the English noun pestle.-Pesto refers to a dish who's ingredients are pounded together.


Pesto , or to refer to the original dish "Pesto Alla Genovese" is a sauce originating in Genoa, The capital City of Liguria, Italy. It traditionally consists of crushed garlic, European pine nuts, coarse salt, basil leaves, hard cheese such as Parmigiano-Reggiano or Pecorino Sardo (or Sheep's Milk), all blended with olive oil.


Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
servings per container
Serving size2tbsp (23 g)
Amount per serving
% Daily value*
Total Fat14g17.95%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat1g
Total Carbohydrate3g1.09%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Added Sugar0g0%
Vitamin D0mcg0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Olive Oil, Fresh Basil, Cashew Nuts, Skimmed Powdered Milk, Lactose, Cheese, Garlic, Sea Salt, Parmigiano Reggiano Pdo (Parmesan), Pecorino Cheese, Pine Nuts.

Allergen Info
Contains Milk and its derivates,Tree Nuts and Their Derivatives.

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