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12 Things to Make with Jarred Pesto

Want to boost the flavor of any dish in one easy step? Just add ready-made pesto! It's delicious in everything from beer bread and grilled cheese to potato salad and pork chops.

Grilled Portobellos with Pesto, Tomatoes & Feta

"Mmmm! The taste of pesto and tomatoes with feta cheese is out of this world. I served this with a side salad for a wonderful lunch."

-Tea Jenny

Lasagna Cupcakes with Pesto

"Love the addition of pesto, it really adds a lovely flavor twist. Loved how easy these were to make too; they didn't last long here! They made the perfect lunch the next day too!"


Simple & Quick Tilapia Pesto

"This was AMAZING! It's so simple, yet so delicious. This is the only way I will be making fish from now on!"

-Madame Yes

Pesto Potato Salad

"It doesn't get much easier than this! It has incredible flavor for store-bought pesto! This makes a wonderful side dish."


Pesto Pork Chops

"These pork chops were extremely succulent and full of flavor. And they were so simple to prepare!"

-Amber of AZ

Pesto Chicken Pizza

"This was awesome! I didn't have time to roast the garlic, so I just pressed each clove and then smeared it all over the crust, and I followed the rest of the recipe exactly. It turned out great!"


Pesto Cream Cheese Dip

"Yum! I ran my olives and pimentos through the food processor quickly to chop them, then added everything else. This is fast and really tasty!"

- newspapergal

Grown-Up Grilled Cheese

"Yummy! We really enjoyed this variation on a grilled cheese sandwich. The pesto and provolone cheese really kicked the flavor up a notch."


Surprising Baked Ziti

"This was such a flavorful recipe — and a nice change from normal baked ziti. This will definitely be made again!"

-Audrey M

Pesto Beer Bread

"We LOVED this! It's my new favorite bread to serve with lasagna and other meals."


Sausage-Pomodoro Brunch Bake

"This is a 5-star keeper recipe, according to my husband! "

-Lori Mama

Pesto Cream Sauce

"Rich, decadent, delicious and out of this world. I didn't need to make a single substitution; it was perfect as written."