Pesto for the Win: Simple Party Favorites


Enhance a variety of recipes in seconds introducing a fresh twist of basil, cheese, and garlic.

  • Spread on pizzas, sandwiches, and bruschetta
  • Use as a marinade
  • Toss with vegetables
  • Mix into dips

It's amazing what a little pesto can do!

Barilla® Traditional Basil Pesto & 3 Cheese Dip
Barilla Pesto with Cheese Dip and Breadsticks

Serve this dip as a tasty appetizer for your next backyard gathering. Basil pesto is combined with a delicious cheese trio: ricotta, provolone, and cream cheese. Enjoy it warm with breadsticks or chips!

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Grilled Chicken Kebob with Pesto
Basil Pesto Chicken Kebob Recipe

This colorful main dish gets a fresh-from-the-garden taste with the addition of our basil pesto. Skewer red peppers, yellow squash and zucchini alongside pieces of chicken for a perfectly grilled dish. Bonus: You can use whichever veggies your friends and families love!

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Pesto, Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Cheese Pizza
Barilla Traditional Basil Pesto with Heirloom Tomato Pizza recipe

Make pizza night more exciting! Add our basil pesto to give a burst of flavor to your traditional tomato & mozzarella cheese pizza.

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Barilla® Pesto Grilled Cheese
Barilla Pesto Grilled Cheese recipe

Add a fresh twist to a family favorite by spreading basil pesto on your grilled cheese. The delicious combination of melted cheeses and basil pesto will deliver a burst of flavor in every bite!

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Pesto Crostini with Vegetables & Cheese
Barilla Traditional Basil Pesto crostini with squash, tomatoes and feta cheese

A perfect appetizer for those who like to crunch! Try this toasty bread topped with pesto, cherry tomatoes, squash and feta cheese at your next gathering.

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