Recipes & Tips

Pesto Tips

Leggo’s Pesto does not require cooking.

Simply stir it through cooked drained pasta for an all over coating which delivers a rich, tasty and authentic Italian flavour. Every 190g jar of Leggo’s Pesto provides four servings. We hope you enjoy these additional ideas for Leggo’s Pesto.

  • Combine Kalamata olives, Leggo’s Pesto and a little oil and refrigerate overnight to marinate. Serve as part of an antipasto platter.
  • Layer sliced potatoes in an ovenproof dish. Combine Leggo’s Pesto and a little olive oil and pour over potatoes.
  • Top with grated cheese and bake until golden.
  • Spread focaccia bread with Leggo’s Pesto, top with sundried tomatoes, bocconcini cheese and black olives. Delicious grilled.
  • Add Leggo’s Pesto to steamed or stir-fried vegetables to add a burst of flavour.
  • Spread pizza bases generously with Leggo’s Pesto as an alternative to pizza sauce.
  • Add Leggo’s Pesto to natural yoghurt or a little olive oil and use as a marinade for chicken and lamb. Excellent for BBQ meats.
  • Add Leggo’s Pesto to salad dressings or mayonnaise to give extra zest to salads.


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