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Minor’s Gluten Free GreenLeaf Basil Pesto, 1.6 lb (Pack of 3)

Offers scratch-like quality. The locally grown basil is also combined with flavorful garlic, olive oil and 100% real parmesan cheese.

Minor's Ready To Flavor logo
  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian
  • 100% real parmesan cheese
  • No artificial colors
  • No artificial flavors
Nestle Code:
12358821
Nestle Case Code:
0007482634207100

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.

Here’s to those with confidence, who take the reins deftly and defiantly, boldly staking their reputation with every bite.

As you honor the craft with every dish served, we honor your aspirations. For the dedication and passion that run through the heart of every kitchen, we bring you flavor-building ingredients—created by chefs for chefs—to match any pace and every ambition.

 

“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.

Allergens

CONTAINS: MILK

Nutritional Fact
  1/4 cup (58 g) Daily Value(%)
Calories 230 calories  
Total Fat 24 g 31
Saturated Fat 3.5 g 18
Trans Fat 0 g  
Polyunsaturated Fat    
Monounsaturated Fat    
Cholesterol 5 mg 2
Sodium 410 mg 18
Carbohydrate 1 g 0
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0
Sugars 0 g  
Added Sugars 0 g 0
Protein 4 g  
Vitamin D 0 mcg 0
Calcium 120 mg 8
Iron 0.3 mg 0
Potassium 55 mg 0

% 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 Size 3x1.6 lb
Pack Yield 1.6 lb
Case Yield 4.8 lb
Servings per Case 37
Net Weight 4.806 lb
Gross Weight 5.5 lb
Case Height 3.25 in
Case Width 7.375 in
Case Length 11 in
Case Cube 0.153 ft3
Cases per Layer 21
Layers per Pallet 12
Total Cases per Pallet 252
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.