Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Add the Classic Basil Pesto to the reserved water and toss together with the pasta, potatoes and beans. If you feel fanatical about this kind of thing like I do, go and check out the two pestos on Sacla’s website, with the Classic pesto here and the Organic veggie pesto, here  which has the magical ‘Suitable for Vegetarians’ label. To view the range, click here. I had to search until the VERY end and there the Organic basil pesto was. Classic Basil Pesto. & Morrisons, Sunflower seed oil, Italian basil (35.2%), CASHEW NUTS, Grana Padano PDO cheese (MILK, salt, rennet, preservative (EGGS) (1105)) (5.2%), Salt, Glucose, Pecorino Romano PDO cheese (MILK, salt, rennet), Potato flakes (potatoes, emulsifier (471), spices (paprika, turmeric), emulsifier (450I), preservative (223), antioxidant (304), acidity regulator (330)), Flavouring, Pine kernels, Acidity regulator (270), Natural garlic flavouring, Extra virgin olive oil. Being veggie costs you 50p more! Check it out. There IS a ray of light for the vegetarian Italian food lover and it should be on the shelves in your nearest Tesco or Sainsbury’s: herein lies a future conundrum. Now I’ve had green pesto before but had to stop eating it as there was a shortage of vegetarian options on the supermarket shelves. Typical nutritional values per 100g:  Energy 1882kJ, Protein 4.9g, Fat 45g, of which saturated 6.4g, Carbohydrate 6.6g, of which sugars 3.5g, Sodium 1320mg. All sourced organically, of course. Ocado, To serve, scatter over Parmesan shavings and a handful of pine nuts. If you type ‘Sacla’ into Tesco online the entire range of Sacla pestos comes up but, don’t despair! It really is all about scrutinising the label and reading the fine print. Sainsbury's, I’m always in favour of making things fresh but for the sake of it let’s do a quick price comparison. Our organic farmers in Liguria make sure the basil is the best can be. Pesto stir through pasta sauces For Italians, eating is a social event …We love to spend time with friends and family at the dinner table while discussing the day, the food and enjoying each other’s company. All sourced organically, of course.What’s the perfect pasta to pair with our Organic Vegetarian Basil Pesto? If safety button on cap is up do not use.