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Minor’s GreenLeaf Basil Pesto Gluten Free (3x1.6-pound packs)

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  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian
  • 100% real parmesan cheese
  • No artificial colors
  • No artificial flavors

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Buy pesto sauce that adds the bright color, texture and fresh flavor of house-made pesto, without all the work. Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf™ Basil Pesto offers scratch-like quality. That’s because it’s made from young leaf, locally grown basil that’s picked and transported only 5 miles to the Minor’s kitchen.The locally grown basil is also combined with flavorful garlic, olive oil and 100% real parmesan cheese.

This gluten free pesto sauce is Ready to Flavor, which means it offers excellent versatility. It can be served hot or cold, without the added labor of cooking. Buy basil pesto for pasta, salads, flatbread, and crostini. Plus, spoon this basil pesto sauce over carpaccio, kebabs, or eggs. For more ideas, check out the recipes below.

*According to the FDA, Ready to Flavor means that the food is for hot and cold applications without the added step of cooking.

Nestlé Code: 
12358821
Nestlé Case Code: 
0007482634207100

 

“We have a lot of pretty important sustainability initiatives going on here at Green City Growers.”

John McMicken, CEO, Green City Growers

MINOR’S BASIL GROWERS USE A VARIETY OF SUSTAINABLE FARMING PRACTICES

  • 85% of water used is captured from precipitation
  • Only 1 gallon of water used to grow each plant vs. 40 gallons per plant for traditionally farmed basil
  • Use of 8,000 ladybugs annually replaces 1,500 gallons of chemical pesticides

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Ingredients

BASIL, CANOLA OIL, WATER, PARMESAN CHEESE (CULTURED PART-SKIM MILK, SALT, ENZYMES), OLIVE OIL, GARLIC PUREE, 2% OR LESS OF SALT, ASCORBIC ACID, CHAMOMILE EXTRACT, ROSEMARY EXTRACT. CONTAINS: MILK.

Allergens

MILK

Nutritional Facts

 1/4 cup (58 g)Daily Value(%)Per 100 g
Calories230 calories 402 calories
Total Fat24 g3141 g
Saturated Fat3.5 g186.4 g
Trans Fat0 g 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat  7 g
Monounsaturated Fat  24.9 g
Cholesterol5 mg210 mg
Sodium410 mg18708 mg
Carbohydrate1 g02.5 g
Dietary Fiber0 g00.7 g
Sugars0 g 0.2 g
Added Sugars0 g00 g
Protein4 g 6.1 g
Vitamin D0 mcg00 mcg
Calcium120 mg8221 mg
Iron0.3 mg00.5 mg
Potassium55 mg099 mg
% of daily values is based on 2000 calorie diet  

 

PREPARATION & STORAGE

Preparation

Ready to Eat. Stir thoroughly before use. Refrigerate unused portion.

When thawing, product must be thawed under refrigeration (40°F) for no more than 7 days prior to use. DO NOT REFREEZE.

Storage

  • Storage Temperature:  Keep Frozen
  • Shelf Life in Days:  360

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Packaging Information

Pack Size3x1.6 lb
Pack Yield1.6 lb
Case Yield4.8 lb
Servings per Case37
Net Weight4.806 lb
Gross Weight5.5 lb
Case Height3.25 in
Case Width7.375 in
Case Length11 in
Case Cube0.153 ft3
Cases per Layer21
Layers per Pallet12
Total Cases per Pallet252

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Suggestions

Use on pasta, salads, flatbread and crostini. Spoon over carpaccio, kebabs and eggs. Add to dips, dressings, hummus or sauces.

FAQs

Is Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto dairy free?
No. Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto contains milk.

Is Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto vegan?
No. Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto contains milk and is not vegan; however, it is vegetarian.

Is Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto sustainably sourced?
Minor’s basil growers use a variety of sustainable farming practices. From managing water resources to reducing use of chemical pesticides and participating in a renewable composting program.

How can I use Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto on my menu?
For menu inspiration, download the Minor’s GreenLeaf Pesto Versatility Matrix.

What does Ready To Flavor mean?
It means that Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto is Ready to Flavor any recipe—both hot and cold applications—without the added step of cooking.

How many servings are in each case of Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto?
There are 37 servings of Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto per case.

How did Minor’s accomplish ready-to-eat?
The ready-to-eat status was obtained through an end-to-end optimization of our entire kitchen processes by which we make our products. It took more than 4 years of work and an investment of millions into our manufacturing kitchen. This included optimizing the sourcing and handling of our ingredients, enhancements to our kitchen processes, the creation of a high-hygiene packaging environment.

Is the Minor’s facility recognized as ready-to-eat?
Yes. The Minor’s facility is now recognized by the USDA as a ready-to-eat facility. That means our products are edible without any additional preparation and are validated as ready-to-eat. We are also a Certified FSSC ISO 22000 facility.

Does Minor’s offer written assurance of its Ready to Flavor, ready-to-eat status?
Yes. Each package indicates the product can be used “without the added step of cooking” to assure that it is Ready to Flavor. Additionally, our world-class QA team can supply a statement letter along with a Product Specification sheet identifying individual products as ready-to-eat.