10 things you didn’t know you could do with pesto

Whether you buy it in a jar or whip it up yourself, pesto adds instant flavour to almost any dish (and we don’t just mean pasta). A classic green pesto recipe is made using basil, Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic and olive oil, but it can be made with any herb, nut or without the cheese for a vegan option. Then there’s red pesto, which is flavoured with sundried tomatoes, roasted red peppers or chilli, . There are endless flavour combinations and dishes you can create – as you’re about to discover.